8 original guided tours to take this summer in Paris

This summer, enjoy special moments in Paris with an arty or gourmet tour aboard an original vehicle

Make the most of the good weather to explore Paris in a different way this summer, thanks to numerous guided tours organized in compliance with the health measures in force. See Paris aboard an original vehicle, take part in a gourmet tour, or enjoy a romantic drive around the city. Summer is the ideal time to explore the capital's districts or rediscover must-see Parisian monuments, with family or friends.

Guided tour of Studio Harcourt

Photography fans don’t miss out on this fascinating guided tour of a famous Parisian photo studio.

Studio Harcourt - portrait

In an elegant setting in a 19th town house, Studio Harcourt presents its photographic expertise and heritage. On a visit, you will discover the processes and rituals of a portrait photo session, as experienced by the greatest stars. You will pass through the make-up salon, the set and the exhibition, attend a demonstration and see the studio’s photographic archives through fun devices, documentaries and authentic material.

Guided street art tour in Belleville

Find out more about the Belleville district on a 2km-long street art tour

Art and street art fans, this tour of the Belleville district organized by My Urban Experience is for you! Come and discover the mural gems of one of the most prolific urban art districts in Paris. Your guide will point out the different techniques of this art developed in the 60s: graffiti, tag, stencil, and large-scale murals. Visit includes, large avenues, hidden streets and the Rue Dénoyez, the best-known street for street artists, which is full of spectacular graffiti.

A ride around Paris in a sidecar with Rétro Tour

A timeless outing to glimpse secret and not-to-miss places in Paris.

Retro Tour - Sacré-Coeur, Paris

Be daring and take a trip around Paris in a sidecar! With a dapper retro-dressed driver guide, take this opportunity to (re)discover Paris in a different way. The visit, organized by Rétro Tour, can be undertaken during the day or in the evening and offers an atypical itinerary with commentary around the capital. Enjoy this outing with your sweetheart, family or friends - a novel way to get around in a vintage atmosphere.

A 2CV driving tour to see the hidden corners of Paris

A guided tour that reveals all the secrets of the City of Light!

4 roues sous 1 parapluie - 2CV

Travel around Paris aboard a splendidly coloured 2CV to discover anecdotes and secrets about the French capital. Your trip, organized by 4 Roues Sous 1 Parapluie, takes you to Place Vendôme, the church of Saint-Eustache, Hôtel de Sully as well as to see the oldest house in Paris. An original tour of Paris with commentary from a Parisian guide to become an expert on the hidden corners of the French capital.

A gourmet outing in the Marais with Urban Adventure

Guided tour and tasting in the famous Marais district

Paris Trip - Food tour Marais madeleine

Discover one of the oldest districts of Paris! This guided culinary tour takes you on a stroll through the narrow streets of the Marais past medieval houses and hotel particuliers. On the way, you will stop off to taste local specialities: cheeses, wines, charcuterie and an iconic Marais pastry. A delicious and surprising outing in a culturally rich and diverse district.

A romantic 2CV car ride around Paris with Paris Authentic

A romantic guided tour in the French capital

Paris Authentic - Opéra Jour © Paris Authentic

If you are looking for a romantic and timeless experience, this outing is for you! Enjoy being driven around the most romantic places in Paris such as the Pont Alexandre III, the little streets of Montmartre, the Palais Garnier opera house and the Avenue des Champs-Élysées. The itinerary can be adapted to your wishes for a unique experience full of magic. During this escapade, your guide will reveal the romantic side of Paris that gives the French capital its renowned reputation.

A drive around must-see monuments of Paris in a 2CV

A guided sightseeing tour of Paris in an original vehicle

4 roues sous 1 parapluie - Transferts

Want to discover Paris’s most famous monuments? Take a 2CV driving tour with 4 Roues Sous 1 Parapluie and set off for the Champs-Élysées, the majestic Palais Garnier opera house, and the iconic Eiffel Tower. An unforgettable adventure in the French capital with a driver who recounts exciting anecdotes to discover Paris like a picture postcard, aboard an original vehicle.

Gourmet tour of Saint-Germain-des-Prés with Paris A Dream

A guided tour specially designed for foodies!

Paris a Dream - Baking class pastry, Paris

Visit the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district and give your taste buds a treat on this gourmet tour. The district is full of master artisans and Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, so it would be a pity not to take advantage of it! With a sprinkling of historical and gastronomic anecdotes, your guide accompanies you as you explore the neighbourhood, and takes you to meet local artisans. On the way, you will have the opportunity to taste several types of food and wines. A perfect tour to discover the capital's gastronomic delights and exceptional French know-how.