Travel: London & Paris More to Love: Culture Vultures and Selfie Spots
Are you in love with Paris? Or did you leave your heart in London a long time ago? The good news is that you don’t need to choose between the two for the ultimate romantic getaway…
Recently hailed by TripAdvisor users as the top two destinations in the world, both cities are sharing the love to inspire US travellers to visit both in one trip, making their hard-earned vacation and time with loved ones extra special.
Thanks to the Eurostar rail, it’s never been easier to flit between the two cities – which are just over two hours apart. So, whether you’re already planning for next year’s Valentine’s Day or simply want to experience two world-class cities with your special someone, Visit London and Paris Info have lovingly selected some of their top picks, guaranteed to sweep you off your feet…
Culture vultures and selfie spots
From dreamy attractions and blockbuster exhibitions, to historic palaces and beautiful green spaces, it’s all too easy to get lost in the magic of both cities…
The Sacré-Cœur is one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. At the top of the Butte Montmartre, it has one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the capital to enjoy with your loved one
Check out the Romeo & Juliet painting at Musée Delacroix, the artist’s former home is a steeped in history, created in homage to Delacroix by the greatest artists of the 1920s.
Enjoy a touch of tranquility at Jardin des Serres d’Auteuil a beautiful, insta-worthy Parisian garden with grand, traditional greenhouses
Both London and Paris are home to many beautiful retail areas – perfect for handheld strolls with your sweetheart. From the charming streets of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Le Marais in Paris to the bustling villages of Seven Dials and Connaught Village in London.
Venture out of central London to the Royal Borough of Greenwich where you will find beautiful Greenwich Park, boasting fantastic views across the city. Don’t forget to stop by the Royal Observatory to gaze at the stars with your special someone
Explore an ornate hidden gem in tucked away in west London…Leighton House is the former studio-house of the great Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton, brimming with vivid colours and quirky collectables
Enjoy the sedate majesty of Kensington Palace, home to the happy couple, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge! You’ll uncover lots of historical love stories (and might also find a secluded spot to steal a kiss or two).
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