Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

By Kach Umandap - Howe September 11th, 2016 Posted in Europe, Honeymoon Guides, Travel Blog 6 Comments

You know when I was younger, I would always tell myself that one day I will go to PARIS with the love of my life. Well actually, most girls dream about this. After all, Paris will remain as one of the most romantic places in the world. Anyway, I guess words are indeed powerful because it was my first time to visit Paris and I just got married to my prince. Dreams do come true; I tell you. So here’s my advice – when you want something so bad, repeat it to yourself and eventually it will happen. Trust me; I think you all know my story and how I believe in the Law of Attraction.

So going back to our Paris tour, we stayed here for three nights and four days. We were so darn lucky because we stayed at Hotel Le 123 Sebastopol – Astotel. It’s  a cozy hotel, and you can see it from our pictures especially that of Jonathan’s. You can tell that he loved the room… and his bathrobe!

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

In my opinion, this property has one of the best locations. It’s just a 20 – minute walk from Louvre Museum and a 10 – minute walk from the train station. Everything is just practically within your reach. If you want to take quick photos of these tourist spots, that should be easy!

In this post, I’m going to share our itinerary and perhaps, use it if you think it suits you well. Or if you have better suggestions for others, feel free to comment and help our fellow kaladkarins enjoy the best of Paris.

Monkey DividersHoneymoon Trip to Paris – DAY 1

We arrived late from Luxembourg which is around 9:00 PM! It was tiring but the bottle of champagne made it worthwhile. YAY! Then at 10:00 PM, we went on an Illuminations Tour of Paris in a Vintage Citroen 2CV! Can you imagine that? Going around Paris in a vintage ride felt like I was in a movie. For me, starting our tour with this was one of the best decisions I made.

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

It was a private tour that we arranged thru GetYourGuide website. I would recommend that you do the same. It’s really easy, and the price is competitive. If my memory serves me right, you can get a tour for less than $100.

During the tour, you get to see the best buildings and sights around Paris at night. You will experience firsthand why Paris is called the City of Lights. Your personal driver (ours was amazing, Hello Jean-Luc) will pick you up from the hotel and will take you around Paris’ well-known spots. You get to see the amazing Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera Garnier, Ile de la Cité, Petit et Grand Palais, and the list goes on. There are even off the beaten spots where you can upload great awesome photos which you can brag forever!

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Your tour will run for 1 hour, and if you want to have a ‘wine and cheese’ kind of ride, that’s possible too. The evening tours are available from 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM except on few dates such as 14 July, 25 December, 31 December and 1 January.

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

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Honeymoon Trip to Paris – DAY 2

On our second day, we visited Eiffel Tower. Why wouldn’t we, right? 🙂  Come on!

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FranceWhen in Paris, I think it would be a mortal sin not to see this iconic structure. During our first day, our guide asked us if we’d love to see the tower. We politely said no because we opted to have a guided tour dedicated to this beauty. We actually went up the Eiffel Tower and had one of the best views of Paris. Again, this is highly encouraged. If you have a fear of heights, this is the perfect time to beat that.

When I say it is breathtaking, I meant every letter of the word.

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FranceOur Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FranceOur Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FranceTo end the day, we enjoyed a 4-hour Lido de Paris cabaret experience on the Champs-Elysées while having a delicious dinner! Seeing the traditional burlesque act by the famous Bluebell girls was phenomenal. It is artistic in so many levels and how I wish I am still as flexible as these artists. 🙂

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FranceNow, if you plan to watch, remember to dress appropriately. Casual elegant dress code is strongly encouraged. Do not attempt to wear your beach wardrobe or your favorite sportswear. Otherwise, risk missing the entire show. You can also book it here:

Monkey DividersHoneymoon Trip to Paris – DAY 3

On our 3rd day, I wanted to make the most out of our Paris trip. I mean, this has been my dream. I might as well do whatever I can. That’s why we rented an electric bicycle to go around the city and we had a romantic champagne cruise at the Seine River.

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FranceAt around 9:00 PM we returned to the TOP of EIFFEL TOWER to watch the illuminations at night. This romantic scene –  while having a lovely dinner at 58 Eiffel Restaurant! I don’t know about you, but it was just picture – perfect. Honeymoon Trip Itinerary in Paris

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Don’t you think? Imagine what we are going to tell our grandchildren in the future. I’m sure they will have high honeymoon standards too! Haha. So that you know, it was very easy to arrange the tour and get tickets.

Honeymoon in Paris - Dinner at 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant

You can book the Eiffel Tower dinner here,  the Seine River Tour and Champagne here or the Dinner at the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant here.

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

Honestly, I wanted to do more given that it was my first time in Paris. You see, Jonathan has been to Paris for three times already, so he just let me chose the activities for this leg of our honeymoon. Looking at it, I think I just want to go on a honeymoon forever so I can be the “boss” and choose whatever I want! Kidding! I have to say; I have the most supportive husband. 🙂  haha!

What I really love about Paris is that you can have fun regardless if you choose a day or night tour. But of course, we would recommend that you do both.

Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, FrancePS The itinerary above is based on my personal preferences which most of the time includes prosecco or champagne! I didn’t get drunk, though – or did I? You can ask Jonathan.  🙂

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Note: Some of the tours that we did in Paris is complimentary from Get Your Guide. Special thanks to Tour Eiffel esp to Helene for welcoming us! Opinions about our tours experiences are my own.

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6 thoughts on “Our Honeymoon Itinerary in Paris, France

  1. The more I miss Paris with you. It it so nice to see it again in picture. The place is just so nice to see. I am sure both of you enjoyed your stay. Have a great day always as you travel. Someday I ‘ll see those places again with the love of my life.

  2. Thank you so much for this really nice article about Paris and our Hotel Le 123 Sébastopol**** 😉 !!
    We are very grateful to you for letting us be your host for this very special moment of your lives!
    We are so glad you enjoyed this very special trip and wish you once again all the best 🙂
    We all hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in a near future.
    Warm regards,
    The Hotel Le 123 Sébastopol’s team at your entire disposal

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Written by Kach Umandap - Howe

Co-Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 136 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she got married then a year later bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.

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