Things to do in France

Things to do in France are local and atypical. Organizing your days during a stay has never been so simple.

Choose unforgettable experiences to do according to the geographical area of France where you want to go: from surfing to cooking workshops in Paris, hiking, shopping, and dancing: we have a selection of activities with locals just for you.

Whether you want to combine this with your french holiday homes or you just want to book an activity, alone, with your partner, family, or friends, we have all the activities you need! Whether it’s at the sea, in the mountains, in the countryside, or in the city: we have selected a multitude of professional companies managed by French locals.

You are sure to find and discover the things to do in France according to your needs. And to live the French experience in the best possible way.

If you are making a list of the unique things to do in France during your stay. We have a bunch of good activities to propose to you. Indeed if your France bucket list listed the battlefield tour or a Mont Saint Michel Tour that is perfect. Because we propose among the best experiences to do in Northern France.

Also, among the unique places to visit in France, you have to the D-Day beach. From World War II, which is a must-see site in France for a day tour.

Whether you are looking for a cabaret show in Paris or vineyard bike tour in Nice or a champagne tour. In Reims: we have it all.

What are some things to do in Paris?

For example, a perfect day of cultural experience in Paris would be a walk under the arc de Triomphe. To admire the breathtaking views of Paris’s landscape. Secondly, go on a visit to Notre Dame cathedral. See the renovations of Notre Dame de Paris and the gothic architecture.

After that take a tour of the Palace of Versailles, and admire the stained glass windows of the hall of mirrors. Finally, go on a walk sightseeing tour around the Louvre museum and see the Mona Lisa. In addition, you can have a nice dinner in a good restaurant in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower.

Most importantly, your day trips are the opportunity to discover the French art museums. Indeed, France has a lot of Unesco World Heritage sites to discover such as the Lascaux Caves. Certainly, it is among the fun things to do in France with family. 

Enjoy among many locals specializing in activities to do in French Alps. If you like thrills, discover the things to do in Annecy: paragliding, hot air balloon, canyoning, and many more. These activities are a good bucket list of things to do in France in summer.

Eventually, if you stay in the Cote d'Azur, find among the romantic things to do in France. You can enjoy cultural activities, and see ancient roman architectural construction, and the Ponte du Gard in southern France. Or walking through the old streets of Saint Tropez.

We propose to you among the best must-do activities in France.

Go on a Paris bike tour, learn how to make croissants, and participate in a perfume creation workshop in Grasse. There are so many things to do that you will have to come many times. However, even for the first time, you will find the perfect activities to do in France

Among the things to see in France, we propose you Provence lavender fields and an excursion in Provence. From Provence, you can go on any excursions to the French Riviera. Moreover, small town villages Unesco listed are definitely must-do cultural activities in French Riviera.

Particularly you can see the fine art and the beaux-arts in some of the most beautiful villages of France. While you discover the things to do in French Riviera, wine tasting is the must-do. Indeed you can bike through the vineyard in Nice with a wine tasting of course.

Speaking of wine tasting, among the interesting things to do in France you have the world-famous champagne excursion. Indeed, the house of champagne tour is one of the unique places to visit in France. The Champagne region is the only region in the world that produces champagne. 

Explore the Gorges du Verdon by kayaking which is one of the best things to see. Discover the Palace of the Popes and the Avignon Bridge in Avignon and swim in the creeks of Cassis near Marseille. Discover the city of Carcassonne, Conques, and Albi.

Visit the castles of the Loire Valley. Indeed, among the five attractions to do in France, the Loire Valley Castles belongs among the most famous places to see. Have a walking tour in chaâteau de Chenonceau andhis beautiful gardens.

During a day tour, appreciate the medieval gothic architecture of some castles and learn more about gothic style. Firstly, art and history are must-do activities. Visit the Chateau de Chambord which is open to the public. Also, the Chateau de Chambord is one of the top 10 places to visit in France.

Attend the Carnival of Nice and stroll through the markets of the old city full of scents. If you are looking for things to do in France at Christmas. In Strasbourg, enjoy a guided tour of the Christmas market which is one of the most beautiful Christmas markets. All these are the experience and must-sees in France.

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Walking tour of Lourdes and its sanctuaries

with Sightseeing Tour in Things to do in the South of France



Whether you are a believer or not, you will be spiritually touched by this unique atmosphere that makes Lourdes so special and understand why more then 6 million people a year makes this journey to the far South town located at the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains. Explore the town and its narrow streets and trace the footsteps of Bernadette to reach her house where she lived until she left to Nevers. Visit the Museum and hear stories about the 18 times that Virgin Marie appeared to her.

You will be astonished by the beauty of Basilica of Immaculate Conception and the incredible size of  the underground Basilica as well. You may be lucky to have the opportunity to attend a mess at the Sanctuary.

Walk through the grotto like all pilgrims and visit the location where the invalids and the sick people search the  miracle of the bath at the  waters of the blessed fountain!

  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of the Sanctuary of Lourdes

  • Be spiritually impressed by the Basilicas of the Immaculate Conception, the Rosary Basilica, and the Underground Basilica

  • Feel the energy of the moving crowd towards the grotto.

  • Discover Lourdes's secret for being the world-famous first French shrine and the 3rd in the world.

What's included:

• Transportation round trip from Toulouse • Private guide during the trip and throughout the day • Private walking guided tour for 2 hours

Not included:

• Food • Any entrance fee

Lourdes is known worldwide as the 1st French sanctuary and the 3rd in the world, after the Vatican and Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico. Whether you are a believer or not, you will be enchanted by the unique atmosphere that makes Lourdes so special and understand why 6 million people a year make the journey to this quiet city at the foot of the Pyrenees. Explore with your guide the town of Lourdes and follow Bernadette's path, visit the house where she lived and the presbytery. Visit the sanctuary and listen to the stories of Mary's apparitions. The must-see A private visit is a personal way to discover Lourdes. Choose from morning or afternoon departure times Visit the sanctuary of Notre-Dame de Lourdes and choose to visit its thermal baths. Follow in Bernadette's footsteps and discover the history of Lourdes. What to Expect The visit begins in the square Dominique Peyramale, abbot of Lourdes, in the city centre of Lourdes. We will visit the small house from which Bernadette and her sister left on the morning of February 11th to collect dry wood in the cave for their home. Tracing Bernadette's path, we will visit the house where she was born and lived until the age of 10 before arriving at the presbytery where she was preparing for her First Communion at the time of the apparitions (a very nice place for a photo session with Bernadette's beautiful sculpture). Walking down the narrow street of the old town, we will arrive at the Sanctuary. Your guide will lead you through the steps to follow before visiting the cave as Bernadette did at the time. You will then go to the cave, your guide will show you the place where the Virgin Mary told Bernadette where to find the holy fountain. You will be able to pray inside the cave. If you wish, your guide will take you to the baths (please note that in high season this is not always possible during a day trip and no reservations can be made). Your guide will cross the bridge with you to help you light candles as Bernadette did. There, your guide will explain the 18 apparitions of Saint Mary. We will visit the four basilicas as well as the Crypt and the relic of Saint Bernadette. A fantastic trip for individuals and groups of Christians and non-Christians seeking spiritual awakening or healing. In this religious search, there will be no time for lunch and meals are not included. No transfer service to and from the hotel. If we have time, your guide will lead you to the entrance of the 14 stages of the cross, and the 15th, its resurrection. Hallelujah! Important information Starting point Place Peyramale, 65100 Lourdes, France Duration 2 h Detailed return information Shrines of Our Lady of Lourdes, 1 Avenue Mgr Théas, 65108 Lourdes, France Includes Professional Guide Local taxes Not included Food and Beverages Lunch Pick up and return to the hotel Transport to/from attractions Further information You will receive confirmation when you make your reservation Access for people with reduced mobility A minimum of 02 people per reservation is required bathing may not be possible in a day trip please advise This tour/activity is private. Only your group will participate.

Additional Information

  •   Duration: 2H50
  •   Minimum Age Required: Everyone & Wheelchair accessible
  •   Language: English, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Italian
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