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Unusual things to do in Paris

You would like to discover Paris in an alternative way without queuing up to get to touristic attraction everyone has already seen?
Or do you just want to do uncommon things other than touristic activities?

You should visit Noteworthy Museums

The louvre Museum and the Georges Pompidou Center are not the only Museums in Paris.
There are many others, which make Paris worth visiting.

The Catacombs

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Catacombes of Paris

The Catacombs are a maze-like ossuary, 20 meters under the Paris Road’s.
Beforehand, only insiders were visiting this” spooky place”.Now, it is so successful that even families with small children are queuing up to get to the Catacombs.
In the XVIII century, more than 6 million mortal remains were evacuated there, to make place for new death people.
If you plan to visit the Catacombs, I recommend you packing warm clothing because it’s cold, there.
I also recommend you schedule something after that, because a visit to the Catacombs takes approximatively 45 minutes,while the waiting time  sometimes be very long, as only 200 people can go in at the same time.
If you are planning group-visits, I suggest you reserving 8 weeks in advance.


Le Grand musée du parfum & Le musée du parfum Fragonard

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Le Grand Musée de Paris

As you may certainly know, France is renowned for its Perfume industry.

Paris is the Place where the creators of prestigious Perfumes are based while Grasse is the centre of the Perfume industry.
But, le Grand Musée du Parfum and le Musée du Parfum Fragonard are in Paris.
These Museums will make you understand the perfumers’ approach and offer you a real sensory experience.
The entry price for le Grand Musée du Parfum is approximately 14,90€ for an adult.
For le Musée du Parfum Fragonard, the entry is free.

Choco-Story Paris- Le Musée du Chocolat

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Musée du Chocolat

Chocolate is the most liked confectionery of French people.
So, if you like Chocolate and French People, Choco-Story is the Museum you don’t have to miss.
For the reason that, this museum will awake your taste buds and make you dive into the tasty world of Chocolate.
On top of that, you can take home your self-made chocolate.


The Wine Museum of Paris

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Crédits:Office du tourisme

For Christians, wine is a celestial drink which connects “God” to the Human beings.
No matter what color, wine is expected on every French dinner tables.
The Wine Museum, “Le musée du vin “, is with its many wine references, an inescapable place, not far from the Eiffel Tower.
So if you are a wine lover, this is where you should go.

You can take part at unusual guided tours

Guided tour of Paris meurtrier

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Henry désirée Landru (Crédit:Wikipedia)

If you are a fan of crime television shows like “Criminal Mind”, “Cold case” or “Riverdale”, this guided tour may hold your attention.
Because you will visit famous places where crimes were committed.
You will hear about the greatest French criminels like Henry Desirée Landru ,alias “Bluebeard”, Guy George or Thierry Paulin who once frightened French People.
So if you want to shudder in Paris streets, I invite you to take part at this tour.

The haunted mansion of Paris

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Strong nerves are required for those who desire to visit the haunted mansion of Paris.
In fact, it is a real emotional thrill ride and the only place in Paris where you can strain your nerves.
You can also get acquainted throughout different circuits, with parisian legends like “Le bossu de Notre-Dame”, “Le fantôme du jardin des Tuileries” and “Le pâtissier sanguinaire”.
But, I wouldn’t recommend it if you have kids under 12.

You can do unusual activities during your trip

Take part in an auction

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A lot of people are dreaming about renownedness and wealth, while most dreams about propriety.
For those who dream about propriety, it is an evidence to go to auctions because, by taking part of them, you can acquire expensive things at advantageous prices.
Furthermore, if you’ve never been to an auction, it would be worth looking behind the scenes of auctions.
Maybe you could be the next owner.

Sight jogging

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Credit: Josiah Mackenzie

For all those who can’t keep on their feet and don’t enjoy bus tours, sight jogging may be the perfect city tour for you.
Sigh jogging is a combination of jogging and sightseeing and  is currently trending on all European metropolitan areas for  the main reason that sight jogging is green and healthy.


Sure, there are many other unusual things to do in Paris but this list may help you having a quick overview of things you might enjoy doing.



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