Culture & History

Cultural Tours: excursions around France's heritage

Tourists from across the globe flock to discover France's rich historic heritage and culture. Discoveries and destinations are numerous: lovers of art, gastronomy and living culture, spirituality and historical sites will find everything they desire.

Discover a broad range of cultural activities. Lovers of history can follow in the footsteps of Bernadette Soubirous in Lourdes, marvel at the Norman monasteries and churches or the heritage left behind by the Popes of Avignon. They can travel back in time by contemplating reproductions of famous primitive art of the Lascaux cave, or plunge to the heart of Antiquity, marveling at the impressive historical monuments erected by the Romans. The Roman arenas and theater in Arles are truly worth a detour. If you are particularly fond of art, you can rediscover the light of Provence through the brush strokes of the tortured genius Van Gogh.

What are you waiting for to surrender to the charms of historic places to visit? Book your cultural activity straight away: our excursions transport you to forgotten eras, historical places, and help you enter the world of the great artists!

A very popular cultural activity in Paris? The discovery of the Louvre Museum, with priority access, allows you to discover the greatest masterpieces.

22 tours

Skip-the-Line: Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles (half-day)

Skip-the-Line: Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles (half-day)

(24 reviews)

Half-day tour to Versailles with a guide including a guided tour of the main apartments, free time in the gardens and transportation by coach from/to the center of Paris.

Duration : 4 hour(s)Tour language:
From €83.00 See details

Day Trip to Fontainebleau & Vaux le Vicomte

(65 reviews)

Discover Fontainebleau castle and the Château of Vaux-le-Vicomte that inspired Versailles. Take an audio-guided tour and roam freely through the châteaux and French gardens designed by André Le Nôtre. Day trip departing from Paris.

Duration : 9 hour(s)Tour language:
From €79.00 See details

Sainte Chapelle Ticket

(1 reviews)

Enjoy a visit at your own pace, while at liberty. Discover the fascinating history of the Sainte Chapelle, from its construction in the 13th century to the present day, and admire its renowned stained glass windows all over the world.

Duration : 2 hour(s)
From €12.00 See details

Paris Catacombs Skip the line audio-guided tour

(4 reviews)

Explore the nooks and crannies that most travelers pass right by; this is often where the best vintage gems are hiding, if you know where to look of course. Luckily, we do!
Learn all the tips and tricks of how to not only find what you’re looking for but how to negotiate a price and develop relationships with the market’s sellers. Don't miss the underground passages of Paris where you will have a truly unique experience.

Duration : 45minTour language:
From €32.00 See details

Paris World War 2 Walking Tour

(7 reviews)

Immerse yourself into the Second World War walking through the Parisian quarters of Marais and Ile de la Cité. You will revisit the tragedies of this period, visit the places where the key battles took place and your local guide will explain you about the final victory thanks to few of Resistance men. 

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
From €59.00 See details

Audio-Guided Tour around the Palais de la Cité by Lorànt Deutsch

Dive into a fascinating adventure around the Ile de la Cité. Using and audio-pen, you’ll hear fascinating histories told by Lorànt Deutsch. You’ll be delighted by this excursion set to the tone of the famous French actor's voice - Lorànt Deutsch will immerse you in the history of Paris throughout the centuries, centered around the Ile de la Cité.

Duration : 1:30 hourTour language:
From €25.00 See details

Audio Guided Visit of Notre-Dame and the secrets of its district by Lorànt Deutsch

Enjoy a unique experience through an audio-guided visit whose commentary was written by the famous French actor Lorànt Deutsch. Your guide for the day will reveal the mysteries of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral as well as the secret spots around it through fascinating anecdotes. With an audio-pen and map in hand, you’ll follow the journey with this history buff as your guide.

Duration : 2 hour(s)Tour language:
From €29.00 See details

Guided walking tour of Revolutionary Paris

A unique guided walking tour through the iconic places of the French Revolution: Palais Royal, Place de la Bastille, Hôtel de Ville, Place de la Concorde.

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
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Literature Tour

(1 reviews)

Explore with our expert guide the Latin Quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhoods which are considered as the intellectual and literary centers of Paris. You will walk in the footsteps of famous writers such as Hemingway, Wilde, Joyce, Hugo or Baudelaire. You will be offered a coffee break in an authentic parisian café.

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
From €59.00 See details

The French Revolution in Paris

Relive, thanks to your guide and its anecdotes, the Storming of the Bastille, crucial time in French history.

Duration : 1:30 hourTour language:
From €15.00 See details