Join this guided walk of the area around the Gare de Lyon and the Opéra Bastille, where the architecture not only tells the story of Paris but also reflects its modern face. Language: French speaking visit only.
Enjoy our first concert of the season in the prestigious salons of the Château de Santeny on Tuesday 16 October at 8.30pm. A selection of romantic pieces by Rossini, Massenet, Saint-Saëns and Debussy will be performed by a trio of violin, flute and harp. Free tour of the castle before the concert.
Discover a chocolate factory like no other. Rrraw, which was founded almost 10 years ago, is based on nutritional and gustatory excellence focused on the raw processing of the cocoa bean.
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.
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.
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
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.
Heading to Montreuil, east of Paris, in one of the most activist territories of the French Graffiti scene since its beginning.
As part of l'Été du canall and the 200th anniversary of the Ourcq Canal, embark from the Bassin de La Villette to Bondy, the cruise will drop you off in the Parc de La Villette. Your guide will tell you the history of the canal, its transformations and its projects.
Guided Tour of the The Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation every Friday of the summer.
Come and dance to the sound of hip-hop, funk, soul and even more genre during a musical cruise on the Ourcq canal. It's the opportunity to discover or rediscover the atmosphere of the famous Black Pearl during l'Été du canal.
Discover the headquarters of one of the most prestigious international organisations during an exclusive tour of the UNESCO house in Paris.
Discover Paris differently! Let yourself be surprised by this unique and atypical cruise which combines the charms of the Saint-Martin canal in the heart of Paris to the Seine and the historical landscape and monuments of the capital.
In the company of Donatien Schramm, an unconditional lover of China and its customs, let yourself be guided in the Chinese district of Belleville for a stroll and a meal!
An astonishing farm of dairy donkeys, raised with the greatest care and respect for animals. An ideal visit for everyone who loves nature.
Discover the Saint-Denis basilica and the way cathedrals were built back in the 12h and 13th centuries.
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.
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…