Top Things to Do on Valentine's Day in Paris
Paris is often labelled the ultimate city of love. There is, therefore, this grand expectation that this is the place to go for Valentine’s Day. There are lots of places across the city that can provide a wonderful experience for couples. Some are a little more traditional, while others offer something new for couples with different tastes. You don’t have to go up to Eiffel Tower and fight your way through newly-engaged couples. You also don’t have to put a padlock on the bridge – the poor bridge can’t take much more! Instead, you can find a date night that it romantic, unique or quirky across the city.
Le Mondial du Tatouage at the Grande Halle de La Villette
Le Mondial du Tatouage event in Paris has grown from strength to strength in recent years. The 2017 event brought more than 400 tattoo artists together to show off their work and compete for top prizes. The event attracts artists and devotees from across the world and showcases many different sides to this artistic world.
Illuminated Species at the Jardin des Plantes
The Natural History Museum of Paris is always out to educate and inspire the next generation of naturalists and environmentalists. Their Christmas light show – Illuminated Species is set to do just that. The illuminations focus on a series of lit-up animal sculptures. But, while the polar bear is cute and festive, it has another purpose.
Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient
The Musee Yves Saint Laurent in Paris never fails to bring new light on the mind of the designer that led this influential fashion house. The curators here continue to root through their collections and make contact with other institutions to create thought-provoking shows. Their current offering - Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient – follows this trend nicely.
Egon Schiele : A Must-see Exhibition at FLV Paris
When it comes to the masters of expressionism in the early 20th century, there are a few names that would immediately come to mind. The same is true when we consider the leading artists of Vienna from the period.