Holly V. Kapherr

Headed to the most romantic city in the world? Obviously, you’ll scale the Eiffel Tower, lunch on the Seine in a
bateau mouche
, and ogle priceless art at the Musee D’Orsay, but there’s plenty for those who prefer rock ’n’ roll and brewskis to Renoir and Bordeaux.

For the cardio queen …

Lace up your kicks, hit the cobblestone, and earn every creamy calorie with
. Jog past the Louvre’s glass pyramids on the Right Bank tour, or follow the Paris cathedral trail past Saint-Sulpice and Notre Dame.

For the mixology maven …

Even if you can’t foot the bill to stay at the five-star
, expertly crafted cocktails and celeb-spotting at its bar fit any budget. Mixologists pour your poison in a coupe of your choosing from the wall of vintage glassware.
From $1,100 per night.

For the soccer hooligan …

Take the 20-minute metro ride to the home of celebrated club Paris Saint-Germain,
. Hourlong tours are offered Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and include a lingering stop in the trophy room to celebrate the French side’s glory days.

For the Spotify groupie …

You can’t beat a bar, restaurant, nightclub and concert hall all rolled into one. The dance floor at
fills quickly as dinner tables empty, and live bands and world-class DJs take the stage until 5 a.m.

For the craft-beer connoisseur …

IPA lovers can swill at
, a microbrewery with beers sporting clever monikers (a roasty Dark de Triomphe, anyone?) and burgers to quell any craving for home.


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