Out of the ordinary visits and unusual places in Paris
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Enjoy an unusual guided tour of the Louvre Museum and discover rooms housing artistic treasures unknown from most visitors. Our guide will show you the beautiful Napoleon III apartments, objects of art and paintings reflecting different artistic currents that have cross through the centuries.
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.
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.
Experience an offbeat guided walking tour in a picturesque area of Paris. Discover amazing street art graffitis on Paris buildings made by top French and international artists.
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.
Experience a fascinating 3-hour walking tour through the lively district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Escorted by our professional tour guide, real storyteller, you will discover the dark and the blood-soaked days of the French Revolution.
Discover a classically hip Parisian neighborhood on this small group walking tour. Walking through the streets of the Marais district with our specialist guide, you will discover remarkable 16th century mansions, hidden courtyards & gardens and cafés & restaurants that only locals know.
Accompanied with a guide passionate about French histor,; you will discover by foot the iconic parisian places that have .marked the life of the Queen : the Île de la Cité, the Louvre, the Tuileries, The Place Vendôme and the Opéra. You will have a gourmet break in a tea room where you will enjoy a piece of the Queen's favorite cake.
Enjoy this fully entertaining stroll to discover Paris differently. Put yourself in the skin from a movie director, discover the cinema history and unknown acting places which have been used as movie sets to numerous movies. Our guide will captivate both adults and children.
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.
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.
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 out of the ordinary 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.
Unusual places and activities in Paris, for an unforgettable visit
Find your inner child by discovering the most eccentric and original places and multiplying the unusual visits to Paris. For example, explore the backstage of the Opéra Garnier in Paris in pursuit of the ghost dreamed up by Gaston Leroux. Discover the Eiffel Tower and the Musée Grévin, famous for its particularly realist stone statues, in a new light. Another out of the ordinary activity offered by our partners in Paris lets you follow in the footsteps of Quasimodo in the towers of Notre-Dame.
Let yourself be carried away by the magic of amazing places, through a whole range of exits and unusual visits of Paris. The meeting between reality and an imaginary carried by the greatest writers, who come to enchant the old stones and givee them a new soul.
Other out of the ordinary 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 unusual places of Paris or elsewhere in France.
In fact you can also explore the amazing and sumptuous castles built by monarchs and powerful men in the Loire Valley. Do not limit yourself to the places, activities and unusual visits of Paris, even if you stay in the capital for your holidays. You can enjoy day trips and guided tours from Paris to other regions.