Festival #ExploreParis: discover Greater Paris on foot, by bike, or along the water

Festival #ExploreParis: this summer, discover Greater Paris

From 1 June to 30 September 2022, discover Greater Paris on foot, by bike, or along the water with the Festival #ExploreParis

The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Département des Hauts-de-Seine 92, Seine-Saint-Denis Tourisme and Val-de-Marne Tourisme et Loisirs are teaming up this summer for the festival

#ExploreParis and are offering guided tours on foot, by bike and along the various waterways of Greater Paris. A great way to discover the heritage, the cultural richness, and the diversity of areas of Greater Paris while promoting ‘slow tourism’. 

Throughout the summer, more than 1,500 tours are being offered by 150 enthusiastic and inspiring guides and can be booked on exploreparis.com. Affordable walks from 5 euros, for everyone, to rediscover all the different aspects of Greater Paris.

Follow your guide!

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‘Follow your guide!’, a professional tour guide for: a private visit of the Musée Yves Saint-Laurent before public opening hours, a trip to China, in the Belleville district, or to India, at La Courneuve, a stroll around the Ile de la Cité on the theme of romantic cinema, the tasting of artisanal beers from Greater Paris, an exclusive experience visiting the behind-the-scenes of the Stade de France, the birds of the Bois de Vincennes, discovering Parisian know-how, cinema-walks along the Canal de l’Ourcq, Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Marne, Gustave Eiffel and the Industrial Revolution, and even a visit to a breeder of dairy asses on the edge of Paris … Plenty to choose from!

On your bike! 

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‘On your bike!’ for a cycling tour: enjoy magnificent outings to uncover the secrets of Paris, explore the history of places that witnessed the origins of the history of feminism, let yourself be guided by bike to discover contemporary art and urban culture, cycle along the Marne riverbanks in lush countryside …

Cast off!

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Finally, ‘Cast off!’ and take some amazing and unique cruises across Greater Paris. Navigate to Sèvres and stop off at the Park of Ile Saint Germain, travel along the Marne Riverbanks and their famous guinguettes, or along the Canal de Saint Denis to discover exceptional cultural heritage and the transformations that are taking place in view of the 2024 Olympic Games with the cruise operators Canauxrama and Paris Canal.

A good idea: connect to the ExploreParis platform and benefit from a 25% reduction on the visits offered, with the code EXPLOREPARIS25 (subject to availability, excluding cruises)