It is a common knowledge that Paris is a city of romance. However, Paris isn’t always about sunny day full of butterfly, there are days where Paris will be poured with dreary rainy days and those times will make the romanticism of Paris to totally different level. Unfortunately, many travelers have no idea what they should do during those rainy days but the recommendations below will give you some ideas what to do in Paris during rainy days.
Exploring the Covered Passages of Paris
Well, do you know that there are some passages that are totally covered in Paris? So, there is no problem for you to exploring them even during the rainy days because the passage will be safely covered by rain. There are several options of covered passages in Paris around the Right Bank and each passage has its own unique characteristic, totally worth it places to spend your time in Paris during rainy days.
Visiting Turkish Bath
In Paris, you don’t need to go to Turkey or being a Turk to enjoy a Turkish bath. After some days exploring Paris, your feet will be a bit sore and you feel like about losing your bones. Taking some times in Turkish bath while Paris is poured with rain sounds like a good idea, the hot bath will relax your body and the steam will clear your head and mind.
A Bowl of Angelina’s Hot Chocolate
Perhaps only in Paris hot chocolate is more like a soup instead of a drink. Angelina’s is Paris’ most famous place for hot chocolate and it is not even served in a cup but in a bowl. The texture is more like pudding than a hot chocolate you’ve known in your life. Besides, there is no better thing you could do during rainy days in Paris but have a seat and accompanied by a bowl of hot chocolate in Angelina’s. A little warning, this place is probably packed with tourist but you don’t need to worry the chocolate is totally worth it.
Get Into Paris’ Underground
If you have read Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables you must have known that even behind its beauty Paris has its own dark corner, or literally dark passages located under the city. There is a great network of sewers that you could actually explore under the city of Paris. You don’t need to worry, the sewers are totally safe for you to explore and perfect place to hide from the rainy days.
Enjoying the Paris’ Indoor Garden
During rain is totally impossible for you to explore the parks of Paris but you don’t need to worry because Paris’ also has its own indoor gardens that you could visit whenever you want, even in the worst weather ever. There are several options of indoor garden but there are two gardens that are highly recommended, they are Serres d’Auteuil and Grandes Serres.
Movie and Popcorn
Some of you might be thinking what’s the point of going to Paris if what you’re about to do is just watching movies and eating popcorn. Well, of course there is a big point if you watch the movies and eat the popcorn in one of the Old School Cinemas which interior decorations is totally jaw dropping. Cinemas like Grand Rex which has the largest screen in Europe is totally worth it for you to visit.
Just Buy an Umbrella
Paris during rainy days is spectacularly beautiful. So, instead of finding the alternatives to spend time in Paris during rainy days, why don’t you just embrace it.
Surely you have plan your itinerary for your visit in Paris but still some things like rain could always happen and force you to revise your itinerary but you should know that Paris during rainy days are as beautiful as Paris during sunny days, so don’t miss the vibes.