Unusual tours

Out of the ordinary visits and unusual places in Paris

With such a rich history and culture, France has a great range of unusual places and offer many fun things to do: we invite you to discover them through a selection of the best unusual activities taking place in Paris and the most beautiful of France’s tourist regions.

PARISCityVISION has selected a number of excursions to remarkable places, famous worldwide or less well-known, for you to enjoy a special vacation and to experience cool things to do. Enjoy an unusual stay as a couple, a family or with friends: take a new look at tourist destinations, locations and monuments in Paris and across France.

Between out of the ordinary things to do in Paris, go behind the scenes of the Opéra Garnier in Paris, searching for Gaston Leroux’s fictional phantom. Discover the Eiffel Tower and the Musée Grévin, famous for its particularly realist stone statues, in a new light. Another unusual activity offered by our partners in Paris lets you follow in the footsteps of Quasimodo in the towers of Notre-Dame.

Other unusual activities will allow you to discover natural or historical heritage that is particularly rich and surprising. Tread through the sands of the arena where the famous republican guard practiced their horsemanship, or look behind the scenes of the ancient royal stables in Versailles.

Search through our varied catalog of excursions and activities: discover the hidden places that you’ll be visiting in Paris and elsewhere in France.

44 tours

Baking Class in a French Bakery

Learn the secrets of making French baguettes, croissants, and pain au chocolat with this 2-hour course taught by a professional baker at a bakery.

Duration : 2 hour(s)Tour language:
From €114.00 See details

Paris World War 2 Walking Tour

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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

Dark Side of Paris Evening Walk

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Join an exciting exploration of Paris’ deepest darkest secrets at night on a 3-hour walking tour. You will experience an unusual tour while visiting sites linked with murders, ghosts, conspiracy and mystery. During this tour, you’ll walk by the Conciergerie, Place Dauphine, Pont Neuf, the Louvre, Notre Dame, and more Parisian monuments.

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

Scandalous Paris – Belle Epoque brothels & courtesans

On this Paris exploration, you will travel back in time, and explore the scandalous side of Paris! Your local expert guide will tell you some of the naughtiest stories and anecdotes of the Belle Epoque Period.

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
From €69.00 See details

Literature Tour

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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

Paris Vintage Tour at the Paris Flea Market

Experience an authentic Parisian day out walking through the famous Paris Flea Market. Your local guide will offer tips on bartering and where to find the best stalls on your treasure hunt.  You'll be amazed at what you can find in this antiques and vintage paradise!

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
From €69.00 See details

Parisian street art and graffitis

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Discover thanks to your guide all the street art secrets, an art still little known.

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

Private tour in vintage 2CV : Secret Paris Private Tour 1h30

During this tour, our cultivated and friendly chauffeur will show you secret places of Paris with comments and exclusive anecdotes.

Duration : 1:30 hourTour language:
From €90.00 See details

Canal Saint Martin Food Tour

Leave the tourist traps behind and uncover one of the most beautiful and romantic areas in the city, the Canal Saint-Martin, home to culinary artisans who are setting an exciting new standard for French food. Your savvy local guide will accompany you on a walk through the trendy stomping grounds of the city’s "bobo’s" – a nickname given to the bourgeois bohemians in the area.

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
From €105.00 See details
Walking Food Tour of the Marais

Walking Food Tour of the Marais

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Discover the secrets of the Marais district, renowned for its old mansions, art galleries & trendy fashion shops! Indulge yourself in the oldest indoor market in Paris, the "Marché des Enfants Rouges".

Duration : 3 hour(s)Tour language:
From €100.00 See details