Paris is a dreamy city regardless of the weather. Apparently, winter also offers exciting times for any visitor to the French capital. You can indulge in a number of activities to take advantage of the cold shades of the Metropolitan city. Below is a list of some of the most exciting things to do in Paris during the winter season.
Go Skating in Paris Winter Ice Rinks
Paris city erects numerous rinks across the city during the wintertime for everyone to enjoy ice-skating. The Hôtel de Ville offers the rinks free of cost. You just have to hire the skates at 5 Euros, but note that the place gets very crowded in the weekends.
Grand Palais is another place to try ice-skating; they even allow you to stay on the rinks from 08:00 pm to 02:00 am. You have to rent the skates for 12 Euros, but it is totally worth the money. Alternatively, you can head to Trocadéro to have some amazing views of the city as well as the Eiffel Tower while you skate on the ice rink.
Explore the Decorations in Religious Buildings
Artworks across religious places in Paris are decorated enthusiastically as the Christmas season approaches. Notre Dame is one of the grandest religious structures in Paris, which comes up with beautiful ways to decorate the cathedral every year.
La Madelein, on the other hand, offers a unique perspective that definitely sways from the traditional ways. It is definitely worth visiting after your private Louvre museum tour.
Enjoy Grands Magasins’ Windows
The famous Grand Magasins, which includes stores like Printemps and Galeries Lafayette, adorn their windows with breathtaking artworks and paintings. You can visit these places with your kids during your Paris tours and admire the subtleties of the art involved. This is a great place for all the art lovers who are on Paris tours.
Ferris Wheel on Place De La Concorde
A Ferris Wheel ride might sound a bit clichéd, but the one on Place de la Concorde is a gem of a ride. In fact, it is a must-visit place when visiting Paris during the winters. You can get stunning vistas of the city from the top; the French capital will look even more beautiful from high above the ground, as it gets covered with snow in the winter. You can even get a glimpse of the decorations in Champs Elysees from here.