3 Unusual Things to Do in Paris

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Tourist Attractions In Paris

Tourists who are going on their first Paris tours usually try to visit most of the popular tourist attractions in the city such as the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, and Musée d’Orsay. However, tourists who are on their second or third tour to Paris city prefer not to visit these popular tourist spots again, and they might be in search of something unique and unusual.

It is true that there are plenty of unexplored and lesser-known places in the French capital but many tourists have no clue on where they are. Chasing the ghosts of De Beauvoir and Sartre in the Latin Quarter of Paris capturing the magical feeling of the Champs-Elysées by taking a stroll are only a couple of unusual things you can do in the city. Below are some of the best and exciting unique and unusual things you can do in the French capital to make the most of your Paris tour.


The quai (public path) along the left bank of Port St. Bernard comes alive on the warm summer nights. You can see plenty of tourist and natives picnicking, strolling, and ballroom dancing at this place on most nights. In addition to that, you can also see plenty of dancers gathering around the riverbank to perfect their swing, waltz, tango, and salsa.

Other Museums in Paris

If you wish to stay away from the crowded museums in Paris city but still wish to explore a museum during your Paris tour, then you should definitely head to the Museum of Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology. This museum offers visitors a glimpse into the 19th Century science world. If you are visiting Paris with your kids, then make sure to take them to the zoo and botanical garden inside the Jardin des Plantes.

Free Street Art

If you are interested in a graffiti-viewing urban safari while you are touring Paris, then it is best to schedule a visit to the Canal St. Martin in the 10th arrondissement of the city. This place is full of artistic shops, restaurants, and great graffiti works, which makes it an ideal place for a leisure stroll. You can either sign up for a guided tour with your whole family, as it will help you to ensure that you do not miss any of the best graffiti works.