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.

45 tours

Paris Catacombs audio-guided tour

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The skip-the-line admission ticket lets you discover France's most notorious catacomb at your own pace. Dive into the world of the Paris Catacombs with an audio-guided tour.

Duration : 0.8 hour
From €32.00 See details

Paris World War 2 Walking Tour

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Delve into the history of WWII with a small group tour

Duration : 3 hour(s)
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.

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

Parisian Shopping Experience by Galeries Lafayette

Discover the luxurious and parisian fashion world with our special Parisian Shopping Experience at the Galeries Lafayette in Paris, with a privileged service. You will also enjoy a break into one of the restaurants and be offered a special branded Galeries Lafayette bag.

Duration : 5 hour(s)
From €49.00 See details

Literature Tour

Explore with literary expert guide the latin quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood in which great writers found their inspiration.

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

Flea Market Tour

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. 

Duration : 3 hour(s)
From €85.00 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 : 1.5 hour
From €90.00 See details

Private tour in vintage 2CV : Paris Highlights 1h30

Admire the must-see monuments and places of Paris during this 2CV tour : Opera Garnier, Place Vendôme, The Louvre and much more

Duration : 1.5 hour
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)
From €105.00 See details

Walking Food Tour of the Marais

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)
From €100.00 See details