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.
Eiffel Tower tour with a comedian including Skip the Line entry and exclusive access to private spaces
Discover a classically hip Parisian neighborhood on this small group tour
Join an exciting exploration of Paris’ deepest darkest secrets at night on a 3-hour walking tour.
Delve into the history of WWII with a small group tour
Explore with literary expert guide the latin quarter and Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood in which great writers found their inspiration.
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.
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.
Slip into the shoes of an expert perfumer during the Eau de Cologne workshop, led by a Fragonard expert. Discover the history of the perfume and make your own custom Eau de Cologne. Complement what you learned in the workshop with a guided tour of the Fragonard Perfume Museum.
Learn about Parisian culinary culture while visiting the Saint Germain des Prés neighborhood. See remarkable boutiques and the shops of chocolate makers as you enjoy two delightful tastings of chocolate and pastries.
Discover Paris essentials by electric scooter in a fun, new way. Experience something unique as you explore the area around the Louvre or the Eiffel Tower.