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Experience Paris Like A Local

Discover a different side of the City of Light with unique activities offered by friendly local guides. Go beyond the main attractions and experience Paris like a local. Reserve a cooking class, tasting, guided tour, or workshop to see the city, learn a new skill, and meet Parisians.
Paris Walking Tours, in English

Guided Tours

Whether you’ve lived in the French capital for years or are visiting Paris for the first time, there’s always something new to discover. Perfect for both travelers and expats in Paris permanently, these small-group guided tours in English take you to famous Parisian districts like Le Marais and Montmartre and to little-known neighborhoods in the 12th and 13th Arrondissements where our local guides teach you about Paris street art, architecture, history, or even pastries.

Tastings & Cooking Classes

Gastronomic Experiences

Enjoy an authentic gastronomic experience in the City of Light. Make a meal with hands-on help from a local chef or learn about oenology with a wine and cheese tasting in Paris. Along with delicious French food and drink, you’ll also get your fill of funny tales of life in France’s capital city and insights into Parisian culture.

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    Bespoke Travel Services
    Let Us Help You Plan Your Stay in Paris

    Local Paris concierge Karina is here to relieve the stress of trip planning by answering your questions and offering personal assistance both before and during your stay.

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    Welcome Services
    Get a Warm Welcome to Paris

    Details can make all the difference, especially during your first few hours in a new city or country. Ensure your trip to Paris starts off right with our bespoke welcome services. From beautiful baskets of Parisian essentials to a convenient Internet Connectivity Kit for Wi-Fi while you roam the city, we’ve thought of everything so you don’t have to.

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    Paris Vacation Packages
    Book an All-Inclusive Paris Vacation

    Enjoy a stress-free stay in the French capital with one of our all-inclusive Paris vacation packages. You won’t have to plan a thing—simply choose from a weekend getaway or a longer stay in the city combined with an escape to the French countryside. All you’ll have to do is pack your suitcase!

Make Your Own Custom Paris Souvenirs

Workshops & Creative Activities

Paris abounds with artistic inspiration, full of a special je ne sais quoi that gets those creative juices flowing. Express your creativity while in the City of Light by creating your own personalized souvenirs with the help of local artists and artisans. Make memories—and mementos—that will last a lifetime by booking one of these creative activities to do in Paris.

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