See a Different Side of Paris With These Handpicked Experiences
Discover Paris from the Seine on a unique boat tour | © Godong / Alamy Stock Photo
With so many big-hitting sights, it can be hard to get a fresh look at Paris. These handpicked tours and experiences take you away from the crowds and show you the city in a whole different light.
With its Gothic architecture, pretty cobbled streets, world-leading museums, enviable fashion scene and host of traditional French bistros, a trip to Paris is unlikely to disappoint, but there’s always a way to see the city through a new lens. From swooping to the 56th floor of Montparnasse Tower for unrivalled views of the city below to cruising the River Seine with a champagne sommelier or learning how to bake macarons at the Galeries Lafayette, these experiences may surprise you by revealing a unique side to the city.
ActivitiesChampagne Tasting on a Seine River Cruise
If sipping French champagne while cruising down the River Seine is your idea of heaven, this champagne-tasting cruise will be a highlight of your trip to Paris! The champagne will be flowing as you cruise down the River Seine past some of Paris’ most famous monuments. Combining a sightseeing cruise and wine tasting, you’ll enjoy a champagne presentation by an expert sommelier, held in a private room at the front of the boat while you cruise along the Seine.THIS TOUR IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH.
ClassMacaron Bakery Class at Galeries Lafayette
Discover the french pastry during your stay in Paris!- In the heart of the Opera district- Learn the tricks from our French pastry chef- Discover the steps of creating the shells and the ganache- Uncover the mysteries of the macaron and become an expert
ClassCheesemaking workshop and wine&cheese tasting with an expert
Learn the art of cheesemaking with true experts in a professionnal environment! Leave this 2-hour workshop with the knowledge of doing it again at home! Come with all your question about cheeses, the expert will also make you discover the wonders of french cheeses, having a glass of wine in the hand.This will be a fun and educational experience including a wine and cheese tasting.
AdmissionStade de France: Behind the Scenes Tour
Step into the France largest stadium which hosted the finals of the FIFA World Cup 1998 and UEFA Euro Cup 2016! Learn about the architecture, sit as a spectator and walk in private areas. Your guided tour will last 90 minutes and you will then be able to visit the Museum fulled with unique items (included in the price of your ticket).
ToursPastry and Chocolate Tour of Paris
Combine your love of chocolate and cakes with your passion for Paris! This delectable tour combines French gourmet specialties with a morning or afternoon walking tour so you won't need to feel too guilty. Delight in this tasty mix of desserts, history, and culture as you discover flavor of an historic Parisian neighborhood of your choosing: either Saint-Germain-des-Prés, or the Marais. Your tour is led by an expert food and culture connoisseur, who will take you to visit a selection of pastry shops, bakeries and chocolate shops while also discovering the rich history dating back to the medieval period.
The commentary from your expert foodie guide includes history and culture of the city of Paris and of the neighborhood you visit; a description of any seasonal events taking place at the time of your tour; and an introduction to selected specialties in the main shops. Don't miss out on this tasty and informative experience!
ActivitiesParis Dinner with Parisian Hosts
Meet Parisian locals in their own home, and share dinner and great conversation. Sharing dinner with Parisian hosts is a unique opportunity to meet Paris locals, discover how Parisians live, see inside a private apartment and maybe start a new friendship!
ToursDay Bike Tour of Versailles from Paris
Take a tour of Versailles with a difference - by bicycle! It's the only way to see Versailles' expansive gardens plus you'll get to see highlights of Versailles that most visitors miss, including Marie Antoinette's country-style Hameau, the Petit Trianon and the Grand Trianon. You'll also enjoy a picnic by the Grand Canal then take a tour of the Palace of Versailles.
ToursVintage Tour on Sidecar Motorcycle
An essence of the best of Paris.
Your Gentleman Sidecarist will take you on a beguiling voyage among the unmissable parts of the city.
ToursParis Street Art Walking Tour
Discover a visitor-friendly yet off-the-beaten-track neighborhood in Paris on this 2-hour street art walking tour. With a guide, explore the open-air gallery of the Belleville district while listening to stories about this genre of art. Or is it vandalism? You can decide for yourself as you experience a different side of the city—the Paris of today.
Take in the best views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower from the 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower. Go straight through security before riding Europe's fastest elevator up to the top of the tower and seeing Paris stretched out before you. Upgrade your ticket to include a glass of Champagne and snacks while you soak up the skyline.
Please note that on 14th July, the Tower does close at 6.00pm