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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The Lavender of Provence Tour – Day tours

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The village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is perched on cliffs at the gates of the Grand Canyon of France, the Gorges du Verdon, overlooking the huge lake of Sainte-Croix and is ranked one of the most beautiful villages in France. It sits at the crossroads of the Lavender Route and the Gorges, and is known worldwide for its fine earthenware and unique decorations. This gem of a village boasts an exceptional harmonizing environment of rocky terrain, lavender fields, lakes and rivers.

The Lavender Tour in 8 hours:

Optimizing your 8-hour tour, Provence Amazing Tours will show you the best of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, the Gorges du Verdon and the lavender fields.

We’ll stroll around Moustiers-Sainte-Marie up above the Sainte-Croix Lake at the entrance to the Grand Canyon of Verdon in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is ranked one of the most beautiful villages in France and sits at the spectacular crossroads of the Gorges du Verdon and the Lavender Route which crosses the Valensol Plateau, famous for its lavender fields stretching as far as the eye can see. Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is also renowned for its earthenware and unique decorations and is celebrated for its exceptional blend of rocky terrain, rivers and lavender-scented air overlooking the gigantic Sainte Croix Lake.

We’ll visit the Gorges du Verdon, a unique natural site in Europe and a must-see stop for tourists in Provence. Provence Amazing Tours invites you to get a close-up look at this magnificent site and the world-renowned lavender fields. This enormous canyon sits between the departments of the Var and the Alpes de Haute Provence.

The Gorges du Verdon is the result of erosion of the Verdon river, an erosion which designed the bright, towering, limestone cliffs which attract many visitors from around the world.

Here in the Gorges du Verdon, you’ll discover a grandiose site! In this protected region, rich in fauna and flora, the panoramic views are breathtaking. Aged old villages carved out in niches of cliffs hold the Provencal charm of times gone by.


The “Lavender of Provence” day features.
DURATION: 8 hours

Guided tour in English ,driver, minivan with WiFi, parking, gas, tolls, insurance, taxes, water and our undivided attention.
Tour Type: Shore excursion, cultural.
Transportation method: comfortable minivan or car with AC and WiFi, up to 8 people.
Activity level: Light. Good walking shoes are recommended. We can help you get in and out of the van.
Food restrictions: Please inform us about any food restrictions.
Kid friendly: Yes.
Languages: English (fluent), French (fluent).
Meet up location: We will pick you up at a mutually agreed upon location, your hotel or cruise ship port, for example.
Ending location: We will drop you off at a mutually agreed upon location, your hotel or cruise ship port, for example.


  • Drive from your hotel or cruise ship port to the lavender fields

  • Visit the lavender fields

  • Visit the town of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and have lunch in a restaurant

  • Drive along the Gorge of Verdon

  • Visit a lavender distillery and museum

  • Drive back to your hotel or cruise ship port

You’d like to discover the Lavender of Provence within your time frame?
Try “8 hours Lavender tour” from Provence Amazing Tours!

Additional Information

  •   Duration: 7H30
  •   Minimum Age Required: Everyone
  •   Language: English

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