Delicious Paris Gourmet Picnics!

“Love Picnic Paris” was established in 2016. It is the number one Paris gourmet picnic company.  Our stylish picnics & traditional wicker baskets are the perfect idea for a festive experience in the city. Your Paris picnic experience can be coupled with a visit to the Eiffel tower, the estates of Versailles or a touristic city tour. A professional lifestyle photo session can also be organised with our photographer alongside your picnic.
Let “Love Picnic Paris” plan your Paris engagement, a unique birthday celebration, a family reunion or a fun event with friends in Paris. We set up our traditional French picnics for you to enjoy at various landmarks around the city!
Our gourmet picnics can also be enjoyed at the gardens of Versailles as well as various touristic destinations in Normandy. Along side our delicious picnics outings, we provide creative professional photography services for couples, families and all of your special celebrations. Here at “Love Picnic Paris”, we offer you the taste and charm of an authentic French Traditional 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.  Following on the French tradition, 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. You will find our gourmet picnics  with four different menus, ready to order in our Picnic service page.

Eiffel picnic*Our Paris engagement deco picnic set up at the Eiffel tower. 

We take care of everything for you. From the sourcing of the finest ingredients, the creation of delicious homemade dishes, thoughtfully assembled in our beautiful wicker baskets, all the way to its delivery to you at a Parisian landmark such as the Eiffel tower or the gardens of the Trocadero. 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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* Gorgeous lifestyle gourmet picnics adventures with “Love Picnic Paris”

Creative Photography in Beautiful Paris.

Whether this is the perfect occasion enjoyed 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 Paris photographer. While we can’t make your Picnic last forever, thanks to our professional Paris photographer, the photos of your Picnic in Paris are something you can take home and cherish for a lifetime.

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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 loved ones for a few days. You may have a tight schedule as well. We suggest you reserve your gourmet picnic date in advance via our service page.

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 will assist you with the planning of a beautiful afternoon with our gourmet picnic at the Eiffel tower, the Louvre gardens, the Luxembourg garden 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.

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We would be delighted to organize one of our gourmet picnic for your couple, a small group and as much as a party of 30 guests. Do not hesitate to reach out to us via our contact page for a special request.

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Picnic orders and creative photography.

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. For the French picnic lovers at heart, we advise that you place your 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 while staying in Paris, you are at the right place.

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It is with great pleasure that we plan our Paris picnic parties with our traditional wicker baskets! Catering for a romantic picnic adventure at Versailles, a Paris engagement at the Eiffel tower, birthdays & party celebrations have been a wonderful experience. We have met lots of new friends along the way … one of the main reason why we decided to start “Love Picnic Paris”. Sharing our passion and French culture in the city that we LOVE is a lot of fun . We cannot recommend enough experiencing a Paris picnic at the Eiffel tower or the gardens of Versailles if you are planning a visit to France this summer.

We met up with Mark and Natasha at the Trocadero gardens for a special afternoon. They enjoyed our romantic “Edith Piaf” picnic overlooking the Eiffel tower. Their Eiffel picnic was all set up for them when they arrived to the park. 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 the time spent with his clients neither. The photo sessions often go overboard ! Neither does he counts the number of photos that he sends out to our clients. All of our Paris couple photos are retouched, sent out a few days after the shooting. You never wait for then a couple of days to receive your Paris photo story.

Olivier has worked in NYC for over 10 years as a professional photographer before he decided to settle back home. He has tons of experience making sure that his clients are having a wonderful time diring the photo session. His photos are anything apart from cliché, and convey the beauty of love, family and friendship. It is a real pleasure to spend the afternoon with him.


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Our photographers style 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 head 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 very simply add to your order a few options such as champagne, flowers and / or photography.


Ordering a Paris picnic.

We would be glad to answer any of the question that you may have. Ordering a Paris picnic with “Love Picnic Paris” is easy. Best is to start heading to our Paris Picnic service page. 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.

Your Paris picnic will be set up at one of the park that we selected together. There are a few options that you can add to your picnic basket. Again you are most welcome to send us an email if anything. Meanwhile enjoy those lovely photographs taken in the city with our couple. 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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A 1001 ways to propose in Paris!

Indeed there are 1001 ways to get engaged in Paris. We LOVE our city! Born and raised in Paris … After living abroad for over 2O years, from which 10 were spent in NYC, we thought it was time to moved back home. We started “Love Picnic Paris” shortly after with the idea of sharing our passion for French culture & art de vivre à la Francaise!

Over the years, we have gained a certain expertise in the art of planning engagements for our clients that fit their style and personnality. We propose to our clients a traditional French style picnic experience with some real photography!

Below a few ideas on romantic locations in Paris & Versailles to get engaged. 💕

Advises in getting engaged in Paris.

A few days ago, I bumped on an article about the 10 best ways to get engaged in Paris! Being curious & in the business of assisting clients with their Paris proposal, I took the time to read the article! I was only half surprise to notice that we propose to our clients three of the ten ideas suggested in the article.

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Trocadero garden proposal idea.

Eiffel tower proposal.

Number one on the list was the Eiffel Tower: It titled “The ultimate cliché” but hey, it’s a cliché for a reason! As the sun sets, the city lights up, and so does your love. Pop the question on the top deck for a memory that’ll sparkle like the tower itself. Enjoy our engagent picnic set with wonderful lifestyle photography with ” Love Picic Paris”…

I first climbed the tower around 7 year of age. I still remember vividly the experience. I went back up a few times since with friends and family. Each time it is unique and very exciting afternoon. The view over Paris is breathtaking and the tower itself a real beauty!

A Luxembourg gardens proposal.

Picnic in Luxembourg Gardens: You can grab a baguette, some cheese, and a bottle of wine. Find a cozy spot in the Luxembourg Gardens and ask for forever amidst the lush greenery and serene fountains.

Alternatively we can set up one of our gorgeous French style deco gourmet picnic for you to enjoy. Here is an exemple of one of our Luxembourg gardens proposal.

You seal the moment with a kiss, and then pop open the champagne to toast to your future together. The Luxembourg Gardens, with its timeless beauty and romantic charm, will forever be the place where your journey together took a beautiful new turn.
Luxembourg Gardens offer an idyllic and intimate setting for a proposal, making it a perfect choice for couples who appreciate a blend of natural beauty and classic Parisian romance.

We will have our professional photographer photograph your proposal when you arrive at the picnic site from the distance.

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Luxembourg gardens afternoon proposal.

Day trip at Versailles for your proposal.

Versailles Day Trip: Take a day trip to the Palace of Versailles. The Hall of Mirrors or the lush gardens make a regal backdrop for a royal proposal. Visit the estates in the morning & walk down the gardens to the canal area. We will again set up one of our gorgeous picnic set for your Versailles proposal. Our photographer will take you around the gardens after your picnic for some fun engagement photos.

The Gardens of Versailles, known in French as “Les Jardins de Versailles,” were created during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King. This grand project was designed to complement the splendor of the Palace of Versailles, which was transformed from a modest hunting lodge into the epicenter of French political power and the embodiment of absolute monarchy. We love ourselves heading to Versailles for the afternoon.

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Getting engaged at Versailles estates.

Other ideas for a Paris proposal.

Boat Ride on the Seine: Rent a private boat or hop on a public cruise. As you glide past Notre Dame and under the city’s historic bridges, drop down on one knee. The gentle waves and the city’s charm make it a perfect setting.

Montmartre Magic: Head to Montmartre, the artist’s district. After exploring the charming streets and taking in the views from Sacré-Cœur, find a quaint café or a hidden alleyway to ask the big question.

Louvre Courtyard at Night: The Louvre is beautiful by day, but it’s magical at night. Stand by the glass pyramid, let the museum’s lights set the mood, and let your love story become a masterpiece.

Lock Bridge Romance: While the original love lock bridge is no more, you can still find plenty of places to attach a lock and toss the key into the Seine. Make it official with a lock and a proposal.

Street Music Serenade: Paris is full of street musicians. Find a performer who’s willing to play your song, and as the music fills the air, let your heart do the talking.

Champagne at the Top of Montparnasse Tower: For panoramic views of Paris, head to the Montparnasse Tower. Enjoy a glass of champagne at the top and toast to your future after they say “yes.”

Deco picnic set up at the Trocadero gardens.

Our deco picnic was set up for our clients engagement at the park of the Trocadero. Below a mini photo story of our clients romantic afternoon with the Eiffel tower in the background.

The photos are a lot of fun. Our professional photographer will capture your proposal in a lifestyle manner, gently guiding you through the process.

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Embrace Giverny and the impressionists with a Picnic.

We simply love heading to Giverny from time to time. Giverny represented a haven for the Impressionist movement, particularly through Claude Monet’s iconic gardens. It served as a source of inspiration where artists could capture the interplay of light and color in nature, which was central to the Impressionist aesthetic. Visit Claude Monet’s foundation in the morning & enjoy a gourmet picnic on the seine with “Love Picnic Paris”. We will set up our deco picnic with vintages table cloths, designer cushions, retro style umbrellas, our French style wicker baskets & a picnic style lunch!

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Traditions of a French picnic.

Picture this: a lazy afternoon in the French countryside during the impressionist period. The sun is dappling through the leaves, casting a soft, ethereal glow over the landscape. As the gentle breeze rustles the foliage, comes the time to gather for a leisurely picnic.

The spread is laid out on a checkered blanket, adorned with crusty baguettes, a selection of cheeses, and bottles of wine… Laughter and conversation will float through the air, mingling with the scent of freshly cut grass and wildflowers.

In the distance, the Seine river meanders lazily, its tranquil waters reflecting the pastel hues of the surrounding scenery.

This quintessential French tradition of picnicking embodies the spirit of the impressionist period – a celebration of nature, camaraderie, and the simple pleasures of life.

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“Le déjeuner sur l’herbe” Edouard Manet.

Le déjeuner sur l’herbe is probably one of the most famous painting from Edouard Manet.

Manet completed the painting in 1863. It caused a huge scandal at the time because it shocked the establishment. It depicts a romantic picnic scene in the French countryside. Today, it is considered one of the masterpieces of modern art.

You will be able to enjoy Manet’s painting at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. Well worth a visit on your return from your countryside picnic in Giverny.

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A stylish Paris graduation Party.

Lets celebrate your special events in Paris with ” Love Picnic Paris.” Number one Paris gourmet picnic company, we set up gorgeous picnics for all of your special occasions. We hosted our deco picnic in Paris this past week end for our client’s daughter graduation Party. The family enjoyed a fun picnic with our deco set up and a view of the Eiffel tower.

Our Party picnic menu for the occasion : French traditional baguette, selection of cheeses, selection of cold meats, market salad, Tomatoes & Mozzarella, Vegetable quiche, seasonal fruits, strawberries, Crêpes, chocolate cake!

Champagne, mineral water & traditional lemonade.

A traditional french style picnic is a fun way to engage in the cultural charm of the city. Does that sounds like a lovely idea! Picnicking in a Parisian park can be a wonderful experience. If you need any recommendations for Paris parks & picnicking in Paris, feel free to ask!

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How to order a gourmet picnic?

If you are interested in ordering one of our gourmet picnic in Paris, I would suggest that you spend a moment going through the pages of our website. You will find on our blog various style of gourmet picnics that we have organised in Paris and the gardens of Versailles.  We will be happy to guide you through the ordering process. You may have specific questions as well. Do not hesitate to reach out via our contact page.

Any of our Paris family picnic experience can actually be custumized to your special requests. We will help you choose the perfect location for your picnic event. We only take on one picnic at a time so it is best to order your picnic as early as possible. We are also quite flexible with the time of the day to set up your picnic. All of the little details will be arranged in advance so that you can enjoy a beautiful Parisian experience with us.

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We set up a gourmet deco picnic for 5 guests for our client at the Trocadero gardens. By the way, our deco picnics can be catered for up to 8 guests. The picnic includes vintage napkins that we lay on the ground, cushions, candles, our French style wicker baskets, custom made menu, vintage umbrellas, a set of candles, cashmere plaids and so on … You will find a few exemple of our picnic deco set on this article.

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A professional photographer for your event.

We are big on visuals. Yes, we do LOVE photography. So any of our gourmet picnics can be coupled with professional photography. Having a professional photo session with your family on vacation can be a great way to capture special moments and create lasting memories. Our professional photographer will capture the essence of your family dynamic and the beauty of the vacation destination. The photos can also serve as wonderful keepsakes to look back on in the future. If you’re considering a professional photo session alongside your picnic, we would be thrilled to organise your Paris photo session as well.

We have just been asked how many photos will you receive! As a matter of fact, we do not count, so I went to our most recent photo story to double check. we have just sent out over 80 photos to our client this past week end. All of the photos are carefully edited, retouched and sent out via we transfer within the next couple of day. They are sent out in high resolution format.

Paris picnic deliveryReady to order your Paris picnic.

Head to our service page to place your Paris picnic order. You will find a box for comments, do not hesitate to write a few words.  We can organise a Paris graduation picnic for up to 20 guests with our traditional gourmet picnic set up. A paris picnic is ideal for a festive afternoon with friends and family. All of our picnics, large and small are set up for you at the park. No need to pick up and return a basket from us. We do take care of everything so that you can simply enjoy the afternoon with your special guests.

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A beautiful engagement at Versailles.

 A beautiful engagement at Versailles.

” Love Picnic Paris ” produces beautiful engagements at Versailles. Our client visited the estates with his partner on the first day of their trip to France. First time in Europe for both of them… wonderful adventure to get engaged at Versailles on your first day abroad.  😊

SO GLAD that he contacted us to organize his Versailles proposal. Always a pleasure to head to Versaille for the afternoon.

We found the perfect secluded spot, away from the bustling crowds but still surrounded by the timeless beauty of the gardens. Our romantic deco picnic was set up for the occasion with cushions, plaids, a bottle of champagne, a customised menu …

Jose dropped to one knee and pop the question when our couple arrived to the picnic location. Our engagement photographer was ready to capture the moment!

As the afternoon light danced around them, jose knew that this moment, in this enchanting place, will be etched in their memories forever. 💕😍❤️

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A professional photographer for your Versailles engagement.

So why booking a professional photographer for your engagement? Having a professional photographer capture your engagement is like adding a sprinkle of magic to an already enchanting moment! Sure, your smartphone can snap a decent pic. Not sure you want to worry about photography on your engagement though. A professional photographer has the skills to freeze-frame that once-in-a-lifetime moment in all its beauty.

Think about it: you’re surrounded by the grandeur of the Gardens of Versailles, your heart’s pounding, and you’ve just popped the question. Do you really want to rely on shaky hands and bad lighting to capture that special moment?

Our photographer knows all the tricks to make you both look like royalty against that stunning backdrop. He will capture your engagement in a fun way. You do not have to worry about a thing. Plus, having those high-quality photos means you can relive the magic over and over again. You also will be able to show off your love story to the world. I think it is definitely worth every penny. Your parents will also greatly appreciate your engagement photos!

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Versailles estates; a historical scenery!

Jose & Gabriella visited the castle in the morning before heading to their engagement picnic. We set up their romantic picnic half way between the castle and the “Hameau de la reine”.

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Hameau de la reine in winter. Fine art photography by our talented photographer.

The Hameau de la Reine, or the Queen’s Hamlet, is a charming rustic retreat nestled within the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. Built in the late 18th century for Queen Marie Antoinette, it’s like a picturesque village straight out of a fairy tale. Complete with thatched cottages, a shimmering lake, and lush gardens, the Hameau was Marie Antoinette’s private sanctuary away from the formalities of court life. Here, she would escape the pressures of royalty. She would immerse herself in the simple joys of country living, tending to her gardens, enjoying leisurely strolls, and hosting intimate gatherings with her closest friends.

Today, visitors can wander through this idyllic haven, soaking in its serene beauty and imagining life as a queen in a storybook village. The hameau de la reine is certainly an all time favorite of ours.

Marie Antoinette wasn’t just about lavish balls and extravagant parties. She also had a soft spot for the simple pleasures, like picnics. Picture her spreading out a luxurious blanket on the grass, surrounded by her closest friends and confidants, as they indulge in an array of delicacies. There’s champagne flowing, delicate pastries, fresh fruit straight from the orchards, and perhaps even a selection of cheeses fit for a royal palate.

If you are considering to propose while visiting France, reach out to “Love Picnic Paris. We will organize the most beautiful engagement at Versailles for you.

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Paris, city of LOVE, LGBT proposal!

Our clients enjoyed our romantic deco gourmet picnic in the lush greenery of the trocadero gardens for their  LGBT proposal. Love is celebrated in all its diversity here. We were very proud to be able to organise our clients surprise proposal at the park. The city is the perfect place to let your love shine bright in all its colors.

Paris ultimate Love destination.

Paris, the “City of Love,” is the ultimate romantic destination. Imagine strolling hand in hand along the Seine, soaking up the dreamy vibes as the Eiffel Tower twinkles in the background. Paris is not just about the stunning architecture or the cute little cafes (although they definitely add to the charm). There’s this magical aura in the air that just makes you want to snuggle up closer to your special someone.

Whether you’re sharing a croissant for breakfast or stealing kisses under the stars, Paris has this way of turning every moment into a magical scene. It’s like the city itself is in on the whole love affair thing!  Honestly, who can resist its special beauty?

To propose in Paris is just a dream come true for our clients.

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LGBT Paris photo session with ” Love Picnic Paris “

Paris is a cosmopolitan city, and not just about baguettes and beret’s. It is also a beacon of openness and acceptance, especially when it comes to love in all its forms, including LGBT romance. In this vibrant city, love knows no boundaries.   Every couple is free to express their affection openly and without fear. From the lively Marais district, with its rainbow flags waving proudly, to the trendy bars,  everyone is welcome. Paris is a haven for LGBT lovebirds.

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We are thrilled to present our clients LGBT engagement photo story at the Eiffel tower. Gorgeous portraits taken by our professional photographer as always!

Should you be interested in having ” Love Picnic Paris ” produce your engagement picnic, reach us via email. You will also find relevant information on our website. Head to our Paris proposal and engagement page.

We produce romantic engagements in Paris throughout the year. Enjoy our latest clients LGBT photo story, we all had a wonderful time.

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