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Paris is always a good idea and it’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world! But have you ever seen Paris from a rooftop? And with a drink on your hand?

We’ve selected the most gorgeous rooftop bars for you to easily admire the Parisian skyline:

1 – Le Perchoir, Marais

Source: Flickr - Auteur: PreteMoiParis
Source: Flickr – Author: PreteMoiParis

It’s surely one of the best known and busiest rooftops in Paris, so you can already imagine the queue to get to the top, but it’s also a must-do while you’re in Paris.
Warning: it’s only open from July to October.

2 – La piscine Molitor, Auteuil-Molitor

Source: Parisianavores
Source: Parisianavores

This rooftop which is just a step away from Rolland Garros has recently reopened and it offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a cocktail while overlooking the famous pool. It’s open to everyone, even if you’re not a hotel guest or member of the club.

3 – Galeries Lafayette, Haussmann

Auteur: Raphaël Chekroun
Author: Raphaël Chekroun

The Galeries Lafayett have an extensive rooftop with breathtaking views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower which will surely make you pretty happy. There aren’t any bars here, but the restaurants have a take away service and you can enjoy your meal up top.

4 – Le bar du Louxor, Pigalle

Source: Pinterest - Auteur: Julien
Source: Pinterest – Author: Julien

On this terrace you have a fabulous view of the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and the Barbès-Rochecouart area, but it’s only available to clients of the cinema below and its members.

5 – Le Wanderlust, Cité de la Mode et du Design

Auteur: Thomas.
Author: Thomas.

Located within the “City of Fashion and Design”, this chic and trendy spot is the place to be this summer! It overlooks the Seine river and you can do everything around this place: have brunch, an aperitif, or even practice some sports.

6 – Le Nüba, Cité de la Mode et du Design

Auteur: Reef Europe
Author: Reef Europe

This rooftop is only a few steps away from “Le Wanderlust” which means that you’ll also be able to enjoy the views of the Seine. It features a new-age musical atmosphere that is perfect for young and old people.

7 – Terrass” Hôtel, Montmartre

Source: Flickr - Auteur: Audrey
Source: Flickr – Author: Audrey

What’s the promise that the Terrass” Hotel has offer? Paris from the 7th Heaven as it offers a 360° view of the French capital! Coincidence or not, this bar is located on the seventh floor of the hotel and was completely renovated last year.
Bonus: the cocktail prices are affordable.

8 – Zyriab, Institut du Monde Arabe

Source: Pinterest - Auteur: Eva Fayemi
Source: Pinterest – Author: Eva Fayemi

The Zyriab is located on the 9th floor of the Arab World Institute (IMA) and besides the delicious Lebanese cuisine, it has an incredible view of the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

9 – Shangri-la

Source: Flick
Source: Flickr

“Where romance embrace endless stories unfold” – It’s the motto of the Sangri-la which is a luxurious 5 star hotel. The bar is located on the top floor of the hotel and offers unforgettable and face-to-face views of the Eiffel Tower.

Do you have other rooftop bar recommendations of Paris? Let us know in the comments!

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