Paris Sunsets For Your Perfect Parisian Experience
There’s hardly anything more memorable than a Paris sunset!
Whether you’re visiting Paris for the first time
or have been here many times these Paris sunset spots are the best!
There’s a PERFECT Paris sunset spot for everyone, so whether you want to watch the show from a romantic rooftop or a famous landmark, be sure to add these to your sunset bucket list.
Inside The Eiffel Tower
Believe it or not, the Eiffel Tower is an UNDERRATED SUNSET SPOT in Paris because most people want to go to the top of the Tower during daylight hours or to get
night views of the city. But there’s a perfect dreamy window of time that you can go to the top and experience the most romantic glow of sunset over the city of Paris.
Be sure to arrive a full hour before the sun is about to set to have enough time to get up the lifts and walk around a bit before the sunset show begins. (My suggestion is to book your tickets online in advance for the time you want to go up to avoid long wait times to get tickets.)
You’ll want to take LOTS OF PHOTOS, or even better, hire a professional photographer to help you capture this memory forever.
High Rise View at Montparnasse Tower
Montparnasse Tower is a modern 59 story tower with an observation deck on top, perfect for your VIEW OF THE ENTIRE CITY at sunset, including the Eiffel Tower
from above! There’s a small entry fee to go to the top, but it is worth it for this spectacular sunset view. Be sure to get there early so you can check-in, ride the
lift to the top deck, and watch the beautiful sunset!
The Platform in Front of Sacré-Cœur
The sunset VIEWS ARE FANTASTIC and FREE from the highest natural point in the city, Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre.
Head over to the artsy streets of Montmartre in the late afternoon then settle in on the area in front of the cathedral for the sunset.
There you can watch the sunlight on all the other buildings and homes you wouldn’t normally see, while listening to music from the street performers that often perform in the area.
Top Of the Arc De Triumph
This is the PERFECT SPOT to watch the sunset with a view over the Eiffel Tower.
Many are surprised to find you can go inside and on top of the Arc De Triumph, and the top is one of THE BEST Paris sunset locations out there.
(Insider tip-every first Sunday of the month it’s completely FREE to go inside the Arc De
Triumph if you don’t mind longer lines. Either way, make sure to arrive early to account for crowds and the time it will take to climb the stairs to the top.)
This view is TOTALLY worth it because you will be standing on top of the Arc De Triumph with a view of the Eiffel Tower! As the sun sets behind Tower, the light shines on it and creates a beautiful scene-and a beautiful backdrop for your photos.
Rooftop Bar at Galleries Lafayette Mall
This is one of my personal favorite spots and this FABULOUS VIEW is 100% FREE!
Take the elevator to the rooftop to your perfect Paris sunset spot with sweeping views of the Eiffel Tower and the sun setting in the background. Enjoy a cocktail at the bar (if you want- but not required) and watch the sunset over the city. For a unique and different Paris sunset spot, the Rooftop at Galleries Lafayette is the perfect choice!
Paris is Your Playground!
There’re so many ways to enjoy the sunset in Paris! These may not be a direct view but are a great way to experience the enchanting light of the city. We love strolling around The Louvre Pyramids or walking along different points of the Seine. To enjoy a SIMPLE, FREE and PERFECT SUNSET, grab a bottle of wine, a baguette and cheese and walk down the steps to the lower banks of the river for a relaxing, romantic beginning of the evening in beautiful Paris! Enjoy your unforgettable experience!
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