Paris, will you be my Valentine?
Paris February 2020
February in Paris is beautiful! The sun plays hide and seek and the wind tries to be the bully of the playground however the temperatures are generally mild. Explore the city now that the holiday crowds have dispersed. Enjoy a Valentine’s day to remember! Paris in February 2020 has a lot to offer!
Will you be mine?
Leave it to the French to dedicate a museum exhibit to love!
De L’Amour (On Love) at the Palais de Découverte (through August 30th 2020) A multimedia exposition exploring the different facets of four Greek words; éros; desire, storgé; familial love, agape; selfless love, and philia; friendship. The museum is situated between the Seine River and the Champs Elysées, perfect settings for practical exercises after the exposition…
A place for romantics at heart!, The Museum of the Romantics
Beauty and romance have a home in the Museum of the Romantics in the ninth arrondissement of Paris in the midst of the quaint Sacre-Coeur Montmartre neighborhood.
Besides their permanent collection of nineteenth century art, The Museum of the Romantics will be opening a contemporary exposition “Hearts; romanticism in contemporary art”. Starting February 14 and running through July 2020, 4O works by 30 contemporary artists explore the heart in all its facets.
Valentine day’s special: February 14, 2020 from 10am to 10pm, entry to this exposition is free, for the inauguration accompanied by a full program of art, music and poetry. A varied program awaits the visitors; animations, a photo booth, children’s tours and workshops for the young and the young at heart!
Musée de la Vie Romantique
16 rue Chaptal
Closed on Mondays. Go to their web site for more details:http://museevieromantique.paris.fr/fr
Mirror, Mirror on the wall…of Versailles!
Nothing compares to the sweeping vision of the hall of mirrors or the glided glamour of the Royal Palace. Versailles has it all; Beauty, History, Romance, Drama! Did you know that besides the famous gardens, and the luxurious living quarters, you can also visit some species of the majestic trees, 30 of the 350,000 trees growing on the premises, which have been noted as “admirable” for their beauty, history or botanical rarity? Here is a chance to upgrade your botanical knowledge! Go to their web site for more details:
Discover the city, the real city!
Take a tour with a born and bred Parisian and see the sights like a native! DiscoverWalks offers a vast choice of tours of Paris. Their free walking tour of Sacre Coeur and Montmartre leaves every day from metro Blanche and finishes up at Sacre Coeur near the metro Anvers. Be on the lookout for your guide wearing a pink vest. A tip is expected. Or reserve your own private customized tour for your tribe or your valentine! Reservations are necessary Go to their website for more info:
The Porte de Versailles contains several large conference halls and hosts varied exceptional conventions and fairs all year-long. In February you the vintage car show and the Agricultural fair mark two of its hight points. Discover France through its livestock and produce. Gourmet food stands from local producers, children’s petting areas, exposition of the latest sustainable farming techniques.
Vintage cars (Retromobile) from February 5th to the 9th, 2020. Agricultural Show February 22st to March 1st, 2020. Click here to learn more about Porte de Versailles and what to do in the neighborhood once you there.