Paris experiences

Paris activities, tours, classes, and other experiences to move your vacation beyond sightseeing

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An art historian leading a walk through Paris from Context Travel (Photo courtesy of Context Travel)

Guided walks and docent-led tours of Paris

 
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Bicycle tours are fun for all ages (Photo by Susan Smith)

Walking tours and other specialty tours of Paris

 
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A Monet Seminar from Context Travel (Photo courtesy of Context Travel)

From cookery classes to language lessons in Paris

 
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Cruising past Notre Dame on the Ile-de-la-Cité (Photo Unknown)

Take a sightseeing or dinner cruise on the Seine River

 
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A classic open-air tour bus (Photo by Jebulon)

Take a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing bus tour of Paris

 
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Biberon et Fils, a stationery and leather shop selling high-end handbags at 334 rue St Honore (Photo by Monica Arellano-Ongpin)

Window-shop with the best: A primer on Paris boutiques, department stores, markets, and more

 
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Sampling French cheeses on a food tour of Paris (Photo by Wendi Everett of St Hope, courtesy of Context Travel)

Gourmet and foodie tours, market walks, and culinary seminars in Paris

 
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The Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles is just a light-rail ride away from Paris (Photo by Dennis Jarvis)

Visiting Versailles, Chartres, and more from Paris on a day trip

 
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Learn to cook in Paris (Photo by She Paused 4 Thought)

Learn to cook cassoulet in Paris

 
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 (Photo by jalb)

Guided wine tastings, escorted winery tours, and vineyard visits in and near Paris, including Champagne, Burgundy, and the Loire Valley

 
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The Opéra Bastille (Photo by LPLT)

Paris theater, opera, music, and other performance venues

 
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Biberon et Fils, a stationery and leather shop selling high-end handbags at 334 rue St Honore (Photo by Monica Arellano-Ongpin)

Les boutiques de Paris

 
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 (Photo by Jebulon)
Les Bouquinistes
Paris: Hôtel de Ville

The outdoor book stalls along the Seine in Paris

 
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Moulin Rouge
Paris: Montemarte

Paris's famed cabaret club and the red light district of Pigalle

 
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Learning the story of La Basilique du Sacré Coeur on a scholar-led tour from Context Travel (Photo by Ainsley DS Photography, courtesy of Context Travel)

Hiring a private tour guide in Paris

 
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The Opéra Bastille (Photo by LPLT)
Opera Bastille
Paris: Bastille

Attending the Opera Bastille in Paris

 
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Bicycle tours are fun for all ages (Photo by Susan Smith)

Guided bicycle tours of Paris

 
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The Galeries Lafayette (Photo by Sergey Galyonkin)
Department stores
Paris: Opéra (9eme)

Les grand magazins: The department stores of Paris

 
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 (Photo by Josh Leo)
Markets
Paris

The outdoor markets of Paris

 
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 (Photo by Josh Leo)
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The flea market and antiques market of Paris

 

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