Paris - The City of Lights and Love
Whatever you’re looking for during your gay holidays, Paris has it. Believe me! If you’re looking for a romantic getaway with your partner, a shopping spree in some of the most luxurious stores in the world, interested in learning about the French culture, or looking to get crazy with the amazing nightlife, Paris has a mix of some of the most incredible things to do. The city is very open to the gay community, you will see LGBTQIA+ couples walking down the street, holding hands, and showing public displays of affection without the need to worry. That could be you!
If you’re travelling as a couple, alone, or part of a group of friends, Paris can make you feel very welcomed and loved. Check out some of the most amazing world-famous sights in the world below:
The Eiffel Tower – This is Paris’s most famous attraction. You can have a picnic around the fields of the tower during the day, or enjoy the most incredible lights during the night. It’s perfect for a romantic setting with you and your loved one.
Louvre – One of the most sought-out museums in the world, the Louvre is for those who love to experience history’s most-established artists. You can see the Mona Lisa right here!
The Palace of Versailles – Also known as Chateau Versailles, this historical sight will give your gay holidays a mix of both culture, history, and luxury. Here you can also walk to the Garden of Versailles with some of the most exotic plants out there. Keep in mind that it is a very long walk so the Palace of Versailles might take you an entire day if you plan on seeing it all.
Champs-Élysées – Paris’s busiest avenue that is filled with luxurious shops, theatres, and cafes. It might be a long walk but the incredible places to visit are endless. You can even see another world-famous structure, the Arc de Triomphe.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris – If you’re interested in amazing, gothic architecture, this Cathedral is a must-see.
Pont Alexandre III – One of the most gorgeous bridges in Paris, we’re sure you might have seen this structure in a movie or two. It’s definitely worth the visit.
Sacré-Cœur – The Sacred Basilica of Paris, this incredible place is just bursting with history.
Seine River – This incredibly long river that cuts through Paris is perfect for so many types of outings. You can take a walk by the river banks or even take a lovely, romantic cruise with your loved one. Absolutely gorgeous!
When it comes to sight-seeing, Paris never disappoints. The list of sights above is just a small fraction of what you can do and see in this incredible, gay city. If we continued to write everything that can be done, this article would be 10 pages long. Though, since they are the most famous sights out there, give them a try and explore Paris to see whatever you desire.
When we mention luxurious hotels, we mean it. Paris is the epitome of luxury and has some of the most gay-friendly hotels out there where you will have such a unique, loving experience. Paris isn’t just about the sights, the luxury, the architecture, and the culture, this gay city has a boasting gay nightlife where you can spend days and days going from one bar to the other. There are so many options of gay bars and gay clubs that it might seem a bit overwhelming at first. Luckily for you, we have some of the best places to visit below in our recommendations.
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Check out some of the best recommendations below and enjoy the world’s gayest city!
When it comes to hotels and hostels, Paris has an abundance of them. You can stay at some of the most luxurious hotels in the world or you can even budget yourself and stay in some hostels if that is what you’re looking for. Even if they are not strictly for gay couples, every hotel in Paris is automatically labelled as gay-friendly. You can rest assured that you will feel comfortable, safe, and welcomed wherever you go.
Check out the list below of hotels that are very close to Paris’s most bustling gay nightlife:
2. Le Mareuil
If the above hotels are not to your liking, check out the list below of some great websites where you can book your stays for your gay holidays. The first link is one of the best and most popular gay accommodation platforms:
One of the things that Paris makes perfect is the gay nightlife for every type of gay traveller in the world. If you’re looking for something a bit wild and exciting or a place to chill with your friends or loved ones, Paris has it all. Check out the list below of some of the best places to visit to experience Paris’s gay nightlife:
Gay Bars & Clubs:
4. RAIDD Bar
5. El Hombre
7. L’Impact Bar
8. Le Depot
2. IDM Sauna
3. Sun City
5. Le Riad
Keep in mind that these options above are not all there is. You have tons of gay bars, gay clubs, and gay saunas to explore. These are some of the best options out there but, believe us, there are so much more. If you take an entire week in Paris, you might not be able to visit all the gay bars and gay clubs. That’s how many there are!
Keep an eye out while you’re exploring and follow your instincts.
Paris has two major airports near the city that you can access very easily. The great thing about it is that Paris is a worldwide hub. EVERYONE wants to visit it. That makes the city very accessible from anywhere in the world! You can check out the details of the airports below
- This airport is only 34km away from the center of the city
- It is the biggest airport in Paris and has connections with the entire world
- You can take the RER train from Terminal 1 or Terminal 2
- From Terminal 1, you can take the main airport shuttle to the station in RoissyPole
- If you land in Terminal 2 with AirFrance, the train station is located right below you.
- In both Terminals you should ask for a ticket to Paris Zone Urbaine
- You can also take the RoissyBus which operates every 15 to 20 minutes
- You can find Roissy Bus in Door 32 of Terminal 1 or Door 11 and Door 9 in Terminal 2
- The RoissyBus operates from 6AM to 11PM
- This airport is far closer. It is only 13km from the center of Paris
- The unfortunate thing is, the train does not run right through Orly Airport as it does with Charles de Gaulle
- You would need to take the OrlyVal trains to get to the main RER train station
- You can also take the Local Bus 183 from the Porte de Choisy Metro Station. It will take you longer than the train, though.
Below are some of the best airlines which connect Europe to the world:
1. British Airways - U.K National Airline
2. Air France- National French Airline
3. Lufthansa- National German Airline
4. KLM- National Dutch Airline
5. SWISS- National Swiss Airline
Some of the most useful sites to book flights are:
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Have a safe journey!
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