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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Perfume creation workshop in Grasse - private individuals

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Description

Galimard’ s Studio des Fragrances was developed to reveal the secret of perfume making which has until recently always been closed to the public. You have no doubt dreamt of the day you would find your own personal fragrance.  One that is exclusively you. The scents and smells that will remind you of fond memories, of people, places and things which seduced you. A scent uniquely “you”, one which will distinguish you from all others. In our ”Studio des Fragrances”,  our Perfumer will change you into a Perfume creator. Galimard has been the pioneer and recognized leader in this art since launching its first Studio des Fragrances in 1996.

Comfortably seated at your organ of 127 notes, you will discover the different base products and the techniques used to combine them harmoniously.

With an interactive and entertaining approach , our “Nose” will explain to you the architecture of a good perfume. It consists of  the “Top Note” (peak), Middle Note (heart note), and Base Note (fond note). Our experts will evaluate your unique olfactory sensitivities and explain the classifications of the large families of scents along with their typical components. Then, he or she will conclude by describing the basic principles of creating a harmonious, balanced and well rounded formula. It is within this framework that you become capable of giving free rein to your imagination. You will now create your own unique fragrance, for woman, man or unisex. You will leave the workshop with a 100ml bottle personalized with your name or the name you have chosen for your new creation.  Your unique formula will be recorded in our confidential database for you to re-order at your convenience (in Parfum, Eau de Parfum, body lotion and shower gel).

All the necessary equipment is provided.

– The Studio des Fragrances is open daily, by appointment, for individuals and groups. – The wokshops take place at 10am, 2pm and 4pm – Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours – Worshops in French, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Finnish, Swedish – Accommodation capacity: from 1 to 30 persons per session – Workshop price (true Eau de Parfum 100 ml included): 53€/person (child under the age of 15: 43€) 10€ per accompanying person (maximum one accompanying person per creation)

Our workshops are accessible to all, and to children from 8 years old. For children, it is recommended that they be accompanied by an adult, either as a creator (seated at a nearby organ) or as an accompanying person.

ADDRESS STUDIO DES FRAGRANCES GALIMARD, 5 route de Pégomas, Grasse

PUNCTUALITY In order to guarantee the best service to all our visitors, we draw your attention to the importance of arriving on time for your appointment. In case of late arrival, if the quality of the service could no longer be assured, we reserve the right to refuse you access to the workshop. In this case no refund will be made.

Every day at 10:00, 14:00 and 16:00

CANCELLATION AND REFUND You may cancel or amend your reservation by e-mail to info@galimard.com (only Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00, excluding bank holiday), or by phone on 04.93.09.20.00 (Monday to Sunday from 9:00 to 18:00, including bank holidays). Your booking can be amended or refunded up to 24 hours before your appointment. If you do not show, your reservation will not be refunded.

Additional Information

  •   Duration: 2H
  •   Minimum Age Required: 13 years old
  •   Language: French, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Finnish, Swedish
  •   Activity Conditions

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