May 22, 2022

Valentine’s Day: The 7 original activities to do as a couple in Paris

It’s a question that comes up every year when you’re in a relationship: How to make Valentine’s Day a success? Whether you have just started a relationship or that it is now a long-term one, February 14 is the real time to prove yourself in matters of love, even if we must not neglect the daily attentions. . There are several ways to manifest. There is of course the gift, the bouquet of flowers and the romantic dinner at home. But if you are looking to break the codes, you can also surprise him by opting for an activity that will take your couple out of the routine. Because don’t forget that Valentine’s Day is celebrated together. So if you are Parisian or if you have the possibility of returning to the capital, here are our 7 extremely varied activities (there is something for everyone…) which will allow lovers to spend an original and intimate moment.

Learn to make Macarons with a pastry chef

Located in the chic district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Maison Fleuret x Ateliers Parisiens offers to teach you how to make your own macaroons. Accompanied by a pastry chef, you will carry out each of the steps yourself, from the selection of ingredients to the final assembly of your creations. Of course, you will leave with your own macaroons but also with the recipe to make them again at home. A fun and educational experience to discover the secrets of pastry chefs.

Become the creator of your perfume

Over a two-hour format, discover how a perfume is designed but also the anecdotes around legendary brands, the manufacturing secrets, the history of this mysterious world. During this workshop, participants are invited to take an olfactory journey through several eau de toilette that can be mixed (2 essences, or even 3) in order to multiply the possible combinations! You will then be able to create your own perfume with the help of the speakers who will guide you during this experience. At the end of the session, you will leave with your own 15ml fragrance and you will have the opportunity to take additional options on the spot: a 50ml bottle, create a second perfume, have your bottle engraved… Let your imagination carry you. creative.

Visit Paris with a photographer

Under the watchful eye of Hoàng, immortalize your love in the most beautiful city in the world. Are you not very comfortable in front of a camera? No problem. This professional photographer will know how to put you in confidence to create magnificent shots with your other half. Enjoy an idyllic setting against the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre pyramid. A good idea to create the best memories of your love story. And honestly, it will change from your countless couple selfies, backlit and poorly framed, that your phone conceals.

Play tennis with professional players

For lovers of racket, treat yourself to a private tennis lesson given by professional players. Whether you are a regular on the courts or a simple beginner, the speakers accompany you with the aim of helping you and improving your serve, forehand and backhand. A unique experience for couples who like to sweat together.

A tour of Paris in a CITROËN 2CV

Discover Paris from another angle aboard the mythical Citroën 2CV. From the Opéra Garnier to the Trocadéro via Notre-Dame Cathedral, this romantic stroll is a dream opportunity to visit the most beautiful city in the world in an original way. The extra thing? The possibility is offered to you to share a bottle of Champagne during your trip.

Sensory ceramics, play and sensations

If you are looking to live an original experience as a couple and feel new sensations, Atelier Nouveau invites you to immerse your hands in the earth. Let yourself be transported by your senses through clay with Laure who will share her passion for ceramics with you. A parenthesis in your daily life under the sign of art and creativity.

A special Valentine’s Day cocktail dinner

In collaboration with Gray Goose vodka, Chef Matthias Marc is offering a unique menu in his restaurant Liquide by Substance on Valentine’s Day. At his table, you will find unusual, light and gourmet pairings with 4 cocktails specially designed to accompany you throughout the dinner. For those who want to respect the tradition of the restaurant on the evening of Valentine’s Day by adding a little perfume of drunkenness.

© Ilya Kagan
© Ilya Kagan
© Ilya Kagan

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