The clock strikes and the night falls but the city of lights, Paris never really sleeps. Truly, Paris and its nightlife almost go hand in hand with each other. It is the most visited capital in Europe. Paris offers night owls. Are you planning a visit to Paris? We ensure a memorable night out in Paris with this guide. So without further ado let’s begin exploring.
Paris at Night Painting
An Artist knows best how to capture undeniable beauty in their art. Many famous artists have portrayed the spectacular city of lights. Recently, the most famous painting is Leonid Afremov’s “Paris at night”, giving off contemporary vibes of Paris at night. Another famous art piece is Van Gogh’s “Coffee House in the evening”.
Paris At Night by Darryl Marks
Paris at Night by Brand “Leonid Afremov”
Also, Paris at Night by Brand “Leonid Afremov”
Paris in Night clubs
You might find a sea of nightclubs in Paris but not all of them suit you. Here we have a list of some night clubs you probably don’t wanna miss. Have a look.
This night club is famous for its electric atmosphere built under an Alexander III bridge. Its stone-arched exterior and a legendary interior are the major tourist draws. The nightclubs offer a variety of techno and electro music. The club is popular among the party doers for its spacious dance floors and famous DJs in Paris.
- La Java
La java offers something different each time you go there. You can look up the themes and music genre on their website and you are good to go. This place offers some basic cocktails and the dance floors are never empty. The atmosphere is ideal for partying.
- Le Truske
If you’ve been to the nightclubs in Paris, overpriced drinks and entrance fees might ruin your night out. This small club offers free entrance, cheap drinks, and a perfect atmosphere. The club caters to many famous DJs and if you are lucky enough the pub might host your favorite band.
Paris at Night attractions
Here are some of the best tourist attractions in Paris.
- Eiffel tower
Eiffel tower has been the symbol of Paris for decades. A view of Paris from the top of the tower sounds adventurous. But, long tourist lines await you as everyone wants to tick that off their bucket list. The Iron Lady welcomes tourists almost every time of the year. But, there are still a lot of things to do in Paris if you want to avoid the crowds. You can enjoy a picnic in champs de mars or admire the dazzling tower from a cruise tour. The tower gets decorated with golden sparkles hourly at night. But, the moment gets seized because this breathtaking view lasts only for 5 minutes.
- Glowing Louvre at night
Louvre Museum is the world’s largest art museum with impressive art collections, a baroque-style palace, and many more. But at night, louver with its luminescent style and peaceful vibes would leave you in awe. You can spend your time having a small picnic in the nearby gardens avoiding the crowds. But, the gleaming iron lady might steal the show.
- Night fountains at Versailles palace
A lavish night out to Versailles palace is a must-do if you are planning a night out. The water show in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles with a fascinating environment and dancing waters is such a spectacular sight to see. In the end, the visitors observe a fire show and high up in the air beautiful fireworks. You can treat yourself to refreshments as well.
Paris at night tours
There are plenty of options for night tours in Paris but here are our best picks to explore Paris at night:
- The night bus tours
What’s a better option to explore a new city than a bus ride? These double-decker buses provide you an inside view of Paris at night. The bus passes every iconic tourist attractions. The tour begins from the Louvre museum passing seine river banks arc de triumph, and at the end the Eiffel tower. These open-air tour buses offer comfy rides with audio commentary about the city. So, charge your camera and be ready for this night show.
- Moonlit strolls
Paris at night is an ultimate fantasy for night strollers. The nightlife of Paris offers you a chance to enjoy a dreamy night stroll by the bank of the River Seine. River Seine is in the heart of Paris, so no matter where you are, make your way to the bank and enjoy it!
- Vintage car tours
Some of you might want to explore the city of light at your pace, and night tour decker is just not your thing. Then how about exploring the city in a classical vintage car and sipping some traditional wine? The car tour can be an hour-long or less and guided by a local.
Paris at Night movie
Wondering about how really the nightlife of Paris is? This movie portrays a perfect vision. It is about Gil and his fiancé Inez who visited Paris for a vacation. As the plot proceeds, this love fantasy becomes mysterious. Once, Gil was roaming alone when he came across a group of revelers from the’90s. The revelers took him back to the time with their art and literature. Time passes by and Gil became dissatisfied with his present and started enjoying the past. Things took a different turn and Gil ended his relationship with Inez. The movie ends showing Gil wandering alone in the streets of Paris.
Things to do in Paris at Night:
If you want to make the most out of your night outs in Paris, then gear up because you don’t have a second to waste. We bring you a rundown list of things to do in Paris for a perfect night-out.
- Seine river cruise
The cruise offers you a chance of full course dining and scenic views of the Eiffel tower and historical monuments. If dinner feels quite formal for you and you favor a low budget trip with just a glass of wine. Your cruising is still good to go.
- Stopping at Some traditional eateries
Planning a night out in a new place without including dining in your list is a complete nightmare. Paris feels like the ultimate heaven for food lovers. How about treating yourself to authentic cuisines? You will find a variety of dishes from steaks ribs, fries, and posh pizzas to Turk kebabs just around the corner.
- Show some Parisian moves
The Nightclubs plays their own electric part in the lavish nightlife of Paris. The nightclubs welcome you with high pitched engaging beats and a variety of cocktails.
- A traditional Carbet show
No doubt, the impulses of Paris becomes faster than light as the Sun goes down. Lights, music, and dances always welcome you in the universe of Parisian Cabaret. The performers wearing sparkling outfits will leave you stunned.
- Craft a beer scene
No one can defeat Parisians in making the best wines but Paris also offers a vast variety of trendy crafted beers. You will discover a different phase of Paris if you are a beer lover. And after that, you won’t find your way out to any five-star hotels. You will be heading towards “Le Bouillon Belge” to treat yourself with stouts, Belgian style Krieks and many more.
Things to do in Paris at night with Family
There is so much to do in Paris with your family, parks, museums, monuments, and entertainment which is enough to keep your family busy for a vacation. Here are tips to have a memorable night out with a family.
- A stroll to Arc de Triomphe
Your kids won’t mind a visit to the national monument of the city, Arc De Triomphe, the monument is perfectly lit at night. And must climb the rooftop because the view of the glittering Paris is worth it. If you have strollers you can also go for an elevator.
- A cruise tour
This cruise tour spares you a chance to explore perfectly lit iconic tourist attractions with a commentary guide. The cruise caters to many families so, you won’t feel any different. You can also buy snacks for your kids at the boarding stations and tickets are available on the spot.
- Fancy a dining spot
Paris offers a variety of traditional bistros to enjoy a family meal at night. The restaurants cater to meals like cassoulet and bean stew to ribs and fries. The restaurant offers a wide range of different cuisines from Italian to Mexican but a Paris tour only craves some traditional french cuisines.
Paris at Night Books
‘Paris at night” written by Morand Paul. This book directs the story of a photographer who came to Paris and captured shadowy photos exploring the darkness of the Capital. He captured different faces of the city from police cops, vagrants, social birds, wanderers to streetwalkers. In the end, he successfully gathered 62 noteworthy snaps and assembled them by himself. This book sketches a stunning portrait of lively nights in Paris as an onlooker captures it.
Streets of Paris at Night
Paris at night offers a whole lot of delights and the streets are no exception. One of the famous streets of Paris is Champ de Elysees where the city is liveliest at night. The avenue marks the most prestigious stores and restaurants for a lavish night out. People swarm the streets of Paris all night long and the shops are open till late hours. You can have a fancy dinner at laudree, le Fouquet or enjoy a night show at Lido de Paris.
What to do on the last night in Paris
Ah! The final nights of the vacation are the most stressful. I know you are already missing Paris, but hey wait, the glistering streets of Paris are still calling you. Here, we have a list of some ventures for the final night:
- Don’t ever feel lazy to stroll the banks of the river seine, the serene experiences will stay with you forever.
- You must bid adieu (farewell) to the iron lady or if you are lucky enough you will catch the lightning show.
- You can enjoy a dine-out at Chez Francis, with a fabulous view of the Eiffel Tower from the front seats.
- Or just enjoy some expensive cocktails at Ritz.