Romantic, Delicious Gourmet Picnics & Creative Portrait Photography in Beautiful Paris.

“Love Picnic Paris” is the number one Paris gourmet picnic company. Along side our delicious picnics, we provide creative portrait photography services for all of your very special private celebrations in the city. Here at Love Picnic Paris, we offer you the taste and charm of the authentic French Picnic. We put together our picnic baskets with love and special savoir-faire in our home located in the centre of Paris.
Children and grandparents, aristocrats and workmen, lovers and families; all have enjoyed picnics throughout French history.  Love Picnic Paris has created four diverse picnic menus for you to choose from. Each of our picnics comes with its own unique personality. This  allows you to delve into the romance behind the historical French Picnic.
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From the sourcing of the finest ingredients, creation of delicious homemade dishes, thoughtfully assembled in our beautiful wicker Baskets, all the way to its delivery to you at the picturesque Champ de Mars or the gardens of the Trocadero, we take care of everything so you don’t have to. We will set up your picnic for you and take care of the dismantling as well so that all you have to do is enjoy the moment.

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Whether this is the perfect occasion spent between lovers or a fun afternoon shared amongst friends and family, we offer you the chance to have your precious Picnic captured in a fun & creative manner by our internationally minded, award winning photographer. While we can’t make your Picnic last forever, with our professional photographer, the photos of your Picnic in Paris are something you can take home and cherish for a lifetime. If you are planning a trip to Paris with your family or a romantic stay with your loved one, we would be delighted to prepare and set up one of our lovely Paris picnic coupled with a romantic secret proposal  or an engagement photo session.  Alternatively, we propose couple or family creative lifestyle photography early morning or late afternoon, while you visit the most amazing city on earth.
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This summer you will cuddle away enjoying a real delightful Parisian moment with your other half in the city of light. You may be visiting Paris with your love ones for a few days. You are looking for a unique and fabulous experience. Why not surprise your partner to a romantic Parisian adventure. Reach out to Love Picnic Paris. We can assist you with the planning of a beautiful afternoon with our gourmet picnic at the Eiffel tower, the Louvre gardens, the Luxembourg as well as the gardens of Versailles. There are a lot of information you can easily access on the blog with some great visuals from our photographer. Do not hesitate to reach out to us via our contact page for a special request. 

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Rush to our gourmet picnic service page, there you can choose and order your preferred picnic. “Love Picnic Paris” caters for one picnic at a time. We are unfortunately having to turn down customers whose date is already taken by another client.  For the French picnic lovers at heart, please order quickly and reserve your date in advance. Bookings have to be placed a minimum of 24 hours ahead of your picnic date. Once we receive your order, we will get back to you promptly to fine tune all the details via email. All events can be paid in full once all of the planning have been taken care of. Remember, any of our picnics can be coupled with creative photography in Paris. If you are planning to propose under the Eiffel tower, you are at the right place. 

Note that we are setting up picnics at the gardens of Versailles this year if it is coupled with photography. You would have to add € 100 to your order for the transportation and the park entrance. The gardens of Versailles is the perfect surrounding for a romantic proposal.Paris-proposal-gourmet-picnic-eiffel-tower

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Paris secret proposal at the Louvre gardens.

We have officially entered the fall season in Paris with a lovely secret proposal at the Louvre gardens! Ivan, our client contacted us a while back to assist him with the planning of his proposal to his long time girlfriend. We decided on the Louvre gardens to set up one of our gourmet picnic.  The picnic was all ready to enjoy by 12h30. Ivan was to arrive at the location after a morning bike ride. He surprise his girlfriend with the proposal, crack the bottle of champagne open and enjoy our “Edith Piaf” picnic with his lover surrounded by French history.

Ivan especially requested for a peaceful location in the city center close to the place Vendome where the morning ride was to end. The Louvre is one of the main visited site in the city right after the eiffel tower. It attracts millions of tourist yearly. The park is located in between the museum and the tuilerie gardens. It happens to be peaceful and a perfect location for a romantic afternoon.

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Map of the picnic location at the gardens of the Louvre museum. 

 

Lifestyle photography for your secret proposal.

We organized for our photographer to be present when our couple first arrived at the beginning of the picnic hour. Olivier discretely captured the proposal from the distance without being noticed. He carried on taking photographs while Ivan opened the bottle of champagne. He then moved forward and introduced himself so that he could take a few portraits of the two of them before they enjoyed their lunch. After lunch hour, they all walked around the Louvre museum for their engagement photo session. The photos were all retouched and sent out the very next day.

Our clients received over 100 photographs carefully edited by Olivier.  You will find a few visuals from the day below. It is very difficult to decide on which photos to showcase because there are just so many gorgeous images! You will find a few photographs of the picnic set up, the actual proposal and photos taken in the afternoon over one hour.

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Our romantic Edith Piaf gourmet picnic.

We have four different picnic you can choose from. Ivan decided on our most romantic gourmet picnic set up. Edith Piaf picnic can be ordered directly via our service page.  The picnic is set up with cushions, candles, an umbrella, balloons. It includes our wicker basket which is of course part of the decor as well as a bottle of champagne.

Our Edith Piaf menu:

  • French traditional baguette
  • Foie gras with cottage cheese
  • Smoked salmon & mash potatoes
  • French Ratatouille
  • Fresh soup
  • Macarons from Stohrer
  • Chocolates from “A la mère de famille” on rue montorgueil.

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We have had a wonderful time with our clients this summer! Catering for romantic picnic adventures and larger groups for birthday parties has been rewarding. We have met lots of wonderful persons along the way; one of the main reason why we decided to start ” Love Picnic Paris”.

Mark and Natasha enjoyed our romantic ” Edith Piaf ” picnic overlooking the Eiffel tower. Our photographer took them around the site once they finished their picnic for some lifestyle photography. The photo session lasted one hour. Olivier doesn’t count his time; the sessions often go overboard ! Neither does he counts the number of photos that he sends out to our clients, all retouched, a few days after the shooting.

His photography is fun and easy so it seems anyway! Years of experience and passion for his craft makes him a great professional photographer to work with. Mark was a little on the shy side while Natasha is used of having her photos taken for work. The result is stunning ! They look so happy together and certainly had a great time in the city with us.

Should you be interested in reserving one of our gourmet picnic / photo session with “Love Picnic Paris”, I would suggest that you hear to our picnic order page first. You will find four different picnics to choose from. Any of those picnics can be coupled with a photography session.  You can simply add options such as champagne, flowers and / or photography with a click to your order.

We would be glad to answer any of the question that you may have. All of our picnics can be customized to your liking. Simply add a note to your order or send us an email. Once we have received your order, we will follow up within the next 24 hours to fine tune all of the little details. Payment can be done once everything is finalized.

Enjoy those few lovely photographs taken in the city a few days back. Here is a map so that you can visualize where exactly Mark and Natasha had their gourmet basket set up.

Looking forward to hearing back from all of you.

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We would love to share a few photographs of a gourmet picnic we prepared for a lovely couple from Dubai. Happily married for a little more then a week, they first landed in Paris on their honeymoon journey through France.

They asked us to prepare our “Amelie Poulain” picnic which we set up for them in a traditional wicker basket at the gardens of the Trocadero. It was a gorgeous afternoon with a big sky over the city. The trocadero garden is located across the seine from the eiffel tower. The grounds are a little higher up from the champ de mars. It is a gorgeous open space, with big old trees along both side of the park where you can get shelter from the blasting sun if need be.

We set up our gourmet picnics at a few locations around the city. The trocadero is certainly on top of our clients list because of the amazing view of the Eiffel tower on the other side of the seine. Having a picnic at the trocadero is the perfect stop to enjoy lunch before or after your visit to the tower.

As mentioned, we can set up our picnics at other gorgeous landmarks across the city. The Luxembourg gardens, the tuilerie gardens, place des Vogues are among our favorite places to  enjoy a picnic in Paris.

We have been proposing picnics at the Versailles gardens as well this season. If you have something special in mind, do not hesitate to reach out to us directly via email.

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We LOVE our job at ” Love Paris Picnic “. We get to meet wonderful clients. It is fun and exciting to prepare our gourmet picnics in traditional wicker baskets every day. We take great pleasure to set them up at different beautiful locations in Paris and Versailles. A picnic birthday celebration is a blast specially when our client is turning one year old. We had a special request for a chocolate and vanilla strawberry cake which our bakery at Versailles prepared for us. It was all Yummy! Dad and Mum ordered salmon and chicken sandwiches that we served with a market vegetable salad along side a selection of goat cheeses.

Olivier, our creative photographer was part of the game. He produced gorgeous lifestyle family photos along the water where we had set up the picnic with cushions and umbrellas for the sun. Mum and Dad had a wonderful time as well. Those family photos are really to die for. I specially love the one where she played with our red balloons.

Our little princess has already booked us for her two year old birthday anniversary.  So long till next year at Versailles gardens for another fabulous gourmet picnic birthday celebration.

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Favorite Versailles Picnic Location. 

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Birthday picnic celebration at the eiffel tower.

Gyl contacted us a while back to help plan a family picnic in beautiful Paris for a birthday celebration and a family reunion. The whole family with a total of 24 members were to fly to Europe in the month of July. Their European journey was to end in Paris. She wanted something special and fabulous for everyone to celebrate family and love.

We set up one of our gourmet picnic at the champ de mars for them. The weather had been simply gorgeous in Paris, even too hot at times! Unfortunately, a couple of days before our picnic date, we realised that it might rain after all. The forecast was actually not the best announcing a storm in the morning and constant rain fall through out the day!!

We first decided to change the date to friday instead of saturday as originally planned. As a precaution, we had actually blocked three days for Gyl’s picnic so that we could be flexible with time and date. So we were fine, we thought at first! Only we realised the next morning that rain was now forecast for friday as well with late afternoon storm!

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Gourmet picnic on a rainy day.

After consulting with our client, we finally decided to stick to our original plans. Only we were to set up the picnic on a couple of tables under one of the Gustave Eiffel beautiful shelter at the champ de mars. In case of rain, we would be safe. We had organised umbrellas with the hotel as well just in case. Nothing at this point was going to stop everyone from having FUN on a typical French afternoon picnic at the Eiffel tower. This was going to be their last day in Europe. Everyone was ready to party and face the storm if need be!

Well as it turned out, for sure the sky was rather grey, the temperature had dropped a little. Luckily we did not see a drop of rain on that day. It rained a lot overnight, neither us or Gyl slept a lot on that night!! The couple of weather forecast we had our eyes on were both completely wrong!
Thanks to the gods, everyone had a wonderful time. The food was great, we had a selection of market quiches on the tables, a selection of French cheeses, cold meats, three different market salads, melons from Cavaillon as well as refreshing watermelon and chocolate cake for desert. Not to forget Rose wine from provence, chilled bear and mineral water just in case.

A Magician for a beautiful birthday

Our friend Clement the magician joined us for part of the day. Here below we posted a few photographs taken during his magic show. Everyone; the young and not so young including us at “Love Picnic Paris” had a wonderful time with him. Our magician’s performance was a lot of fun and had us entertained. His illusions, staged and close up magic were quite comedic in nature and the audience was ecstatic. GREAT SUCCESS ….

Enjoy the few photographs from this wonderful afternoon. Do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any question in regards to a possible picnic celebration for a birthday and a special occasion. The eiffel tower and the champ de mars are amazing backdrops for an afternoon party in Paris. We love making our clients happy. It is a real pleasure to share our love for the city and French picnic traditions with everyone.

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FEW WORDS FROM OUR CLIENT : ” The best event Ever!  Appreciate all the pictures. Not sure we can do anything to top our Paris picnic experience. The picnic and magician were a highlight. Thank you again. I am seriously considering starting a similar business in Michigan😜👍 All the best. Gyl ”

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