The National Archives welcome you North-Eastern Paris to discover this contemporary monument behind the scenes and know more about French History since the Revolution. Language: French speaking visit only
Guided tour of the spectacular modern headquarters of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Its four towers, standing at 80 metres (262 ft.) above the level of the river, house 14 million books and publications available for researchers and the general public to consult. Discover the reading rooms under the towers, with their high, cathedral-style ceilings.
Like every sumptuous and famous places, the Palais Garnier of Paris has its mysteries, myths and incredible stories.
The aerodynamics laboratory built by Gustave Eiffel at the foot of his tower in 1909 was moved to Auteuil in 1912. Language: French speaking visit only.
Visit the Grosbois training centre for race horses, the trotters’ last stop before Vincennes hippodrome races. This is an opportunity to explore an exceptional privately-owned site dedicated to harness racing and steeped in cultural heritage. Language: French speaking visit only.
This historical Citroën museum shows 300 vehicles split up into 4 categories from 1919 to today – styling studies, rally department, competition and collector items.
Walk through the Parisian vineyards during a historical heritage walking tour.
Fort de Sucy, built between 1879 and 1881, is part of the ‘second ring’ of fortifications around Paris, a defence system designed by military engineer General Séré de Rivières following the siege of the capital in 1870. Free guided tours on the first Sunday of the month.
The Saint-Denis Basilica hosts 70 royal tombstones that show the evolution of the funeral art from Middle-Ages to Renaissance.
Discover the headquarters of one of the most prestigious international organisations during an exclusive tour of the UNESCO house in Paris.
Discover the history of this authentic Parisian building with its architecture and its amazing decoration of the 1920’s during a guided visit!
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.
Designed in the 60’s, the Boeing-747 and the Concorde have become symbols of commercial aviation. This guided tour takes place in the Paris - Le Bourget Air and Space Museum.
Step inside Château de Grosbois and take a guided tour through four centuries of French history, from the time of Henri IV to the present day. Language: French speaking visit only.
The ultimate meeting for bargain hunters and vintage lovers!
An exclusive programme of classical music concerts held in a prestigious venue: the Château de Grosbois at Boissy-Saint-Léger. Language: French speaking only.
During this guided visit you will discover the backstage of Printemps department store. From the underground to the gardened rooftop, passing by the Art Deco cupola.
Let yourself guided through the 48, 000 m² of Philharmonie de Paris. This leading music venue with its innovative architecture designed by the architects Jean Nouvel and Christian de Portzamparc. Your guide will tell you about the history of the project and the different steps in the construction of this ambitious site. Language: Visits in French only.
Galeries Lafayette was founded in Paris in December 1893 by Théophile Bader and Alphonse Kahn. It is today both a giant store and an emblematic monument of the capital with a world-wide reputation and welcoming more than 100,000 visitors every day in a 70,000 m² (753,000 sq ft) building.
A museum dedicated to Yves Saint-Laurent, one of France’s most talented couturiers. Step through the legendary doors and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the studio where Yves Saint-Laurent designed some of his most famous creations.
Explore the area around the Gare Montparnasse with your guide Bruno Granozio and discover some of its architectural gems. Language: French speaking visit only.
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.
Join this guided walking tour of the Cité Internationale, a beautiful student campus on Paris’s southern city limits near Montsouris Park. Our guide, Ania, will explain the history of this exceptional site, from the motivations of its founders to its present-day role.
The museum of art and history of Saint-Denis is located in a former Carmelite convent built in the XVIIth century. This remarquable place presents various and unique collections.