Holidays in Paris: top 8 of the best terraces

For your holidays in Paris, find our selection of the coolest terraces of the capital. Yes, the South does not have the prerogative of gardens and rooftop, here is the proof.
The Parisians love terraces. And for good reason, far from urban agitation and noise nuisance, these symbolic places guarantee pleasant moments, especially during the sunny days. Enjoy a drink in a charming hotel in Paris, enjoy the weather in the shade of a parasol or admire the view by the rooftops of Paris … these are programs that have enough to make envious. From the most renowned to the least known, here is our selection of the greatest Parisian terraces!

To get to these magnificent Parisian terraces easily, a list of transport options is provided.

Direction the roofs during your stay in Paris

Here are our top 10 terraces and rooftop of Paris, whether for a drink or to eat. Sun, hats and sunglasses are therefore part of your stay in Paris!

1. The terrace of the Galeries Lafayette

Above the department stores, it is an ideal place to have a coffee or to taste a dish of Chef Burlot who settles there during the summer. With an exceptional view of Paris. Do not overlook after your shopping session in the lower floors.

2. Quarante Trois Cocktail Bar Up On The Roof

With this name, the context is all laid on. This cocktail bar, which only opens during the beautiful season from May to October, has one of the most beautiful views of the City of Light. From its terrace, in the heart of the Latin Quarter, you can admire the rooftops of Paris, while enjoying original cocktails. Booking is recommended.

3. The terrace of the Bistrot des Dames

A real oasis to discover in the 17th arrondissement. After a walk in the park Monceau or a stroll in Pigalle, enjoy this little corner of paradise. A well deserved break during holidays in Paris.

4. The ephemeral terrace of the Eiffel Tower

A mythical address known all over the world! It is open until the end of August. The opportunity to realize a dream: sunbathe on the Eiffel Tower. On the menu, rosé champagne, ice creams, and a premium eco bonus thanks to recycled and / or recyclable furniture.

5. The new Molitor

The flagship pool of the Roaring Twenties welcomes you in a building just reopened. Enjoy the terrace of this mythical establishment, located on the roof and where many aromatic plants grow. A pleasure for the nose, but also for the eyes.

6. The rooftop of the Brasserie Barbès

Another emblematic establishment of Paris that has just reopened its doors. Do not hesitate to discover the interior of the Barbès brewery, behind its large picture windows that overhang the boulevard. In addition to the terrace, there is a dance hall.

7. The Cafe of the Mosque of Paris

This little Eden promises you a journey to the gates of the East. The perfect place to enjoy a mint tea and an oriental pastry in the heart of the 5th arrondissement.

8. The Café du Petit Palais

An often overlooked address by Parisians themselves. This café requires the purchase of a ticket for the permanent collection of the Petit Palais, and is located in the pavilion “tropical garden”. A nature break not to be missed.

9. The Puebla Pavilion

A house-bar-brunch in the heart of the Buttes Chaumont park. A haven of peace under the rhythms of “acid pop” music, you will be charmed by the immense terrace sheltered under the trees and the Napoleonic style architecture of the building. Ideal for sipping cocktails and savouring excellent Italian recipes.

10. And finally… the Modigliani terrace

Yes, you don’t have to cross the capital to find a corner of paradise. Don’t miss the Modigliani’s terrace, located in the inner garden of our charming hotel in Paris. Come and relax in the shade, in our haven of peace, or sip a cocktail under the parasol. You will easily forget that you are in the heart of the capital!

So, which terrace will you start your stay in Paris on?