A 2h long nocturnal cruise on the Seine river in a festive guinguette spirit! Travel back to the popular balls with lanterns, garlands and gingham decor! Let yourself be transported by the joyful and relaxed atmosphere on board while you sail on one of the most famous river, dance to the rhythm of the lively music and enjoy the cocktail bar and boards to share.
Discover the backstage of the famous Grand Slam tournament field Roland-Garros
The Drancy Shoah Memorial, opened in 2012, is a place of history and education, located opposite the building - Cité de la Muette. Language: Visit in french only.
Placoplâtre is number 1 of gypsum fabrication in the world. Close to the gypsum quarries, the factory that you will visit manufactures 40% of the national output production of plaster: that is to say 1 million ton per year, or, 62 million square meters of gypsum per year. Language: French speaking visit only
Unusual walks for an unexpected journey in the Greater Paris
Until September 30, discover the Greater Paris area on foot, by bike or by boat. Hundreds of proposals await you: urban or nature walks, bike tours and much more. With our cruises on the Seine, the Marne or the canals, cast off and let yourself be guided along the water.
In the company of Donatien Schramm, an unconditional fan of China and its customs and practices, let yourself guided around the Chinese district of Paris to meet and discover this community. Language: Visit in french only.
Ecological, economic and social urban agriculture is now possible with The collective « Paysan urbain », actor of urban agriculture, settled in the neighborhood of Charonne in Paris since may 2020. Le Paysan Urbain is an urban agro-ecological farm, economically viable, socially responsible and invested in its territory.
Guided Tour of the The Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation every Friday of the summer.
An exclusive programme of classical music concerts held in a prestigious venue: the Château de Grosbois at Boissy-Saint-Léger. Language: French speaking only.
Gare du Nord is today the 2nd most important station in the world in what concerns passenger traffic. The tour begins with a visit of the building and a travel through time to discover the history of the station and the role it played on the evolution of the area.
(Re)discover Paris through the biggest cartoons and learn about the techniques used by the cartoonist to represent the city of lights in animated movies and shows.
Stand-up paddle is the latest trend in water sports, and you don’t need to go to the seaside to try it! Just 15 minutes from the centre of Paris, there is an idyllic little stretch of the river where you can glide across the water, paddle around beautiful islands and explore a picturesque canal.
During this tour in the streets of Jourdain, Belleville and Ménilmontant, Juliette Dubois will reveal the stories of cinema that have marked this neighborhood, one of the cradles of cinema in Paris.
Travel in the heart of the « sunrise empire » and learn all the secrets of this animated district of Sainte Anne, not far from the Garnier Opera.
Take part in a guided walking tour along canal Saint-Martin. You will walk all around the canal crossing from one bank to the other taking in some neighbouring streets along the way…
Discovery and introduction to Breakdance, the new olympic sport, at the Athletes' Village Project House ( Maison du projet du futur Village des Athlètes) in Saint-Ouen.
Visit and discover Paris with Explore Paris: book your tickets for unusual and inexpensive guided walking tours with local guides to explore the alternative attractions and secret spots of the capital city. Enjoy a cruise on the canals and rivers, an exotic food tour, a bike ride or simply gaze at the beauty of Paris’ heritage. Our tours are perfect to explore the cosmopolitan culture of Paris by yourself, with friends or your family. The City of Lights is waiting for you! Best of all, some of these visits are free.
Here are some visit ideas to book on exploreparis.com : See the districts around the Parisian stations (Gare Montparnasse, Gare de Lyon, Gare de l’Est, Gare du Nord or Gare Saint-Lazare) with Bruno Granozio. Otherwise, you can discover the shooting places of famous films in Paris with Juliette Dubois. You can also admire graffs during guided visits on the steps of a Parisian street-artist with the Fresh Street Art Tour association. These few visits are only a couple of examples to realize all the activities and visits to do all year in and around Paris !
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Discover Paris and its different districts during your touristic stay thanks to our numerous visits: Bastille, the Garnier Opera, Stade de France… Tourists can also explore the Greater Paris during guided visits: the Rungis Market, Bibliothèque François Mitterrand, Paris Orly and Paris CDG airport…