Gift Ideas and Activities in Paris

5 Fantastic Gift Ideas and Activities in Paris, France

Paris is the romantic and historical capital of France and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The perfect place to celebrate an engagement, special birthday gift or wedding anniversary!  There are plenty of gift ideas and activities in Paris. It is home to the famous Eiffel tower and many other historical monuments. Gift ideas can include tours of the Notre Dame, Bastille, Louvre and many more.  For visitors with children, Euro Disney is just on the outskirts of Paris and a holiday in itself.

There are fantastic restaurants and art nouveau cafes where you can enjoy the unique French cuisine. Paris boasts it is home to some of the world’s most finest and expensive restaurants. There are however plenty of affordable places to enjoy beautiful cuisine and quaint restaurants, where you can dine on superb food for €20 a head.

Gift Ideas and Activities in Paris

Deciding on what to see and how to spend your time, can seem rather overwhelming as there is so much on offer. If you have a family member or friend visiting Paris to celebrate a special occasion, then why not book them an activity tour as a gift.

You can buy them something unique, that they will thank you for and really appreciate. Take a look at these amazing gift ideas and activities in Paris:

River Cruise in France, Paris

This tour would make the perfect gift for a couple celebrating an anniversary, birthday or any other special occasion! You can choose to board either at the Eiffel Tower or the Notre Dam Cathedral. The boat is completely covered by glass providing continuous scenic river views while being protected from the elements. You can enjoy the cruise in the daytime or the evening when Paris is beautifully lit up.

This cruise last an hour and glides past some of Paris’s icon and impressive landmarks whilst the multi-lingual commentary presents a fascinating insight into the history that has been formed along the banks of the Seine.  As you enjoy your relaxing cruise, you will discover new places of interest including Les Invalides, the Musee D’Orsay, the Hotel De Ville, the Grand Palais and a series of stunning bridges.

Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tour in France, Paris (L’Open Tour)

The Paris L’Open Tour is a fantastic way to see the city. Buying a pass would make a great wedding gift or a more unusual gift for someone going to Paris to celebrate an occasion. It provides 4 tour routes and stops at more than 50 attractions and places of interest around the city.  You can hop-on and off the buses as often as you like and you easily cross from one tour route to another.  Take as much time as you like to explore the attractions, before jumping on the next bus to carry on with your tour. On board the buses you can enjoy a complete guided commentary through your personal earphones.

The buses run every 10-15 minutes in the summer and 20-30 minutes in the winter from 9.30am to 6.00pm. Tickets are valid for one or two days.

Food Tour in France, Paris

This food tour is a fabulous gift idea for a special occasion and a lovely gift for couples who love their food. It is a private tour, giving you an insight into the local Parisian life and the history of the amazing street art. Your guide will take you through hidden streets and secret locations. See medieval & renaissance-era architecture in Le Marais, as well as the bustling and exciting atmosphere of the local market. There is also plenty of time to enjoy graceful surroundings of the Louvre’s garden.

There is a wonderful cheese tasting session in a French fromagerie and a visit to a popular Parisian food shop to enjoy a sugary-sweet macaron. The perfect gift for those with a sweet tooth!

Wine Tour in France, Paris

This would make a fabulous gift for an anniversary, wedding gift or special birthday for anyone who is passionate about their wine! It is a wonderful way to explore Paris, soaking up the atmosphere as you walk along with your guide. You can discover the lesser known areas such as Bastille and Aligre.

The tour lasts about 3 hours and visits the bustling Aligre market which is the oldest market in Paris. You will visit the to bistros, wine bars, brassieres, learning all about Paris and French culture. There are plenty of wines, craft beer, and delicious local cuisine along the way.

Hidden Montmarte 

This tour would be a lovely romantic gift for couples who are perhaps celebrating something very special! Get away from the tourist crowds and discover one of the most romantic districts in Paris. With your local guide you will be taken to the beautiful squares, pretty churches and idyllic, cobbled streets.

Head off the beaten track and see the Parisian dwellings of Van Gogh and Picasso. Travel down secret passages that lead onto the most awe-inspiring views. You will hear stories about the district’s most lively residents, while enjoying a drink and one of the best butter croissants in all of Paris.

During the tour you will also discover the Sacre-Coeur Basilica one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. It is the last remaining vineyard in Paris and opposite one of its most important cabaret clubs in Paris. The Lapin Agile, which for almost 150 years is rich in history and still going strong today.

Booking those gift ideas and activities in Paris

Choose the right gift for couples, maybe an anniversary gift or other special occasion. For those perfect gift ideas and activities in Paris pre-book a tour with Tourily.