Montmartre, a place where art history meets Street Art !
In the mythical 2CV Citroen model, drive in suprising streets of Eastern Paris and discover their rich history thanks to the fine comments of your driver.
Visit sold out for now. Please check other dates available or leave your email and we will contact you. From Passage Brady to the areas around La Chapelle, follow the path of Indian culture in Paris. Learn about the history of the communities settled around Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis. Age minimum: free for children under -14 years old Language: French speaking visit only
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.
This historical Citroën museum shows 300 vehicles split up into 4 categories from 1919 to today – styling studies, rally department, competition and collector items.
Enjoy an exceptional tour to follow in your favorite soccer player or rock star’s footsteps and discover the secrets of the Stade de France!
Strolling through this market in Château-Rouge, the colourful stalls will make you open your eyes wide as well as your mouth and awaken all your senses. Guided by a native of Malian who is only too happy to share his knowledge about the market and the people involved, he will help you discover the atmosphere of on of the most unusual places in Paris.
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.
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.
Learn the Hindu pantheon gods and the sacred book of the Sikhs while strolling through the parisian area.
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.
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
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
Like every sumptuous and famous places, the Palais Garnier of Paris has its mysteries, myths and incredible stories.
Walk through the Parisian vineyards during a historical heritage walking tour.
Explore the area around the Gare Montparnasse with your guide Bruno Granozio and discover some of its architectural gems. Language: French speaking visit only.
Discover the headquarters of one of the most prestigious international organisations during an exclusive tour of the UNESCO house in Paris.
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.
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.
Discover the history and culture of graffiti in the 20th arrondissement of Paris in Belleville and Ménilmontant, two popular neighborhoods made for urban and artistic expression.
Guided by the lecturer Ania Guini-Skliar, the stained-glass windows of the Saint-Denis Basilica won’t have any secrets left for you !
For the past twenty years or so, the 19th district of Paris has been the place of Jewish orthodoxy, going well beyond the boundaries between the Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews thus creating a community of reconfiguration, rich both in terms of diversity and cohesion. It is this district in Paris which has the largest number of Jewish schools and synagogues. Language: French speaking visit only.
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…
Discover the history of this authentic Parisian building with its architecture and its amazing decoration of the 1920’s during a guided visit!
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.
Have you ever dreamt to slip in the role of your favorite character and to play it’s best lines ? You’ll be able to do all that thanks to the STUDIOS VOA team that invites you to go behind the scenes of a dubbing actor’s profession. You will take part in a dubbing workshop during which real conditions will be applied and you will really be recorded.
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.
Climb up the arch of the Parisian Wall Street to discover a new perception of the city. You’ll see the historical axe of Paris that goes passed the jardin des Tuileries, the Mont Valérien, the new Paris Arena of La Defense. It is an ideal visit to have a 360° view of the Parisian west.
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.
Visit the former Bobigny deportation station. Language: Visit in French only.
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.
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.
Gare de l’Est railway station, once called gare de Strasbourg, is in close proximity of the gare du nord railway station. This tour will help you understand why the area inherited two stations quite close to each other in the middle of the 19th century. You will discover the history of gare de l’Est railway station and the role it played on the evolution of the area.
Have a chat and a few glasses of organic beer with the young couple who founded the Mappiness microbrewery. Hear their story and learn more about the brewing process on this tour of the premises – and then blind taste some of their craft beers!
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.
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.