This Mother's Day 2023, why not spend a day in Paris? Take your mom on holiday to the French capital. Or if you're already living there, treat her to a day of pampering. This holiday is for her, after all, and what better way to spend it than to enjoy what this luxurious city has to offer? Whether you stroll at a park or go on a shopping spree, there's no doubt that your mother will enjoy every second of your day in Paris. So much so that no other Mother's Day celebration will ever get to compare to this year!
Explore Other Parts of Paris
Since you're already in one of the most exciting cities in the world, why not explore it even further? What better way for you and your mom to have quite the Mother's Day adventure than to discover the true Paris? Not just the popular spots like the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, and the like. But also the underrated districts of Paris
too. There's the lovely Batignolles area, for example, which is a scenic space in the 17th arrondissement
. Villa Montmorency, on the other hand, harkens back to the aristocratic nature of the French capital.
Stroll at A Park
If you're at an age where you can afford to take your mom to Paris this Mother's Day 2023, then that'll also mean that your mom is at a pretty advanced age, doesn't it? Going on an adventure might not be too much for her. So perhaps a good alternative is to just take a leisure stroll. Fortunately, the city has a lot of great places for that! Specifically, the many fine parks in Paris
. Since Mother's Day 2023 will happen in spring, take your mom to the likes of Jardin du Luxembourg, Parc Monceau, or Jardin de Tuileries!
Take Her to A Museum
Going to a museum in Paris may be a bit cliche, but it works for a nice Mother's Day date. There are so many interesting and unique museums in Paris
that there's no way your mom won't enjoy any of them. Of course, there's the famous Louvre
, Musée d'Orsay
, and Musée de l'Orangerie
, but you ought to take her to the more fascinating and lesser-known ones too. A good example is Musée Edith Piaf, a gallery dedicated to one of the most prolific and historic French singers. Her story and legacy are truly worth discovering!
Go to A Classical Music Concert
Do you know what else your mom might love for Mother's Day 2023? A classical music concert. There are tons held throughout the city and they're mostly free or fairly affordable. The best part is that some of them are hosted in such grand places. The famous Sainte-Chapelle in the 1st arrondissement
, for example, always holds classical music concerts. With such heavenly music played in this other-worldly space, the experience will take your and your mom's breaths away. And on the plus side, your mother gets to relax, dress up, and enjoy a date with her beloved kid. She'll absolutely love it!
Go on A Shopping Spree
Surely you didn't just take your mom to Paris just to do all the touristy things, right? Even more so if you both already live in the city. In that case, you're better off just simply going out instead of facing hordes of tourists. So why not go shopping instead? Remember that Paris is the 'fashion capital of the world' with many of the biggest brands coming from here. If you have the money, you can buy all the latest fashions and the most exquisite pieces for your mother here. Or you can take her to any of the best department stores in Paris
and go wild!
Enjoy A Spa Day Together
For Mother's Day 2023, ensure that your mom gets as much pampering as she deserves in some of the most luxurious spas in Paris
. And mind you, these are five-star establishments, some of which are the best in the world. Even celebrities would go all the way to the French capital just to enjoy their services and relax in their first-class amenities. If you can reserve a slot for you and your mom—or perhaps just your mom—then it'd be the best gift she'd ever receive. One spa day in Paris is enough for her to feel as good as new!
Relax in a Cafe
What if you are on a budget? You can't afford to have a shopping spree or book a spa day in Paris. Does this mean that Mother's Day 2023 is ruined? Not necessarily? Part of the city's charm is that you can enjoy your time here without spending too much money. Case in point: going to any of the dreamy cafes in Paris. It's a quintessential thing to do in the French capital. And if you brought your mom to this city just for the holiday, then you ought to go to a cafe together at least once. There are many out there that you can afford!
Take A Day Trip to Giverny
And finally, for something a bit out of the ordinary, a day trip beyond Paris
is also a good idea for a Mother's Day celebration. But where should you take her? Consider the idyllic village of Giverny. Located right outside of the French capital, this place was popularized by the prominent Impressionist painter, Claude Monet. His house and legendary garden here have served as subjects of some of his most beautiful works. But in truth, the real things are much more magical. From his humble home to the fantastical flora, you and your mom won't ever forget your day trip to Giverny!
Mother's Day 2023 in Paris will be so good if you do these exciting things with your mom. No matter how old your mother is, she'll definitely enjoy her time in the French capital. Especially since you're with her!