There’s always so much to see and do when we visit a new city – sometimes it can be impossible to know where to begin! Even for the most seasoned travellers, there often seems to be something ‘unmissable’ which passes us by…

Un Café Français invites you to discover the French language through the stories woven into its pavements, the culture hidden in its walls and the history written in its back streets. Immerse yourself in the beauty of France, past and present. Want to know how? Read on…

Paris 1st arrondissement

Smack-bang in the centre of the city, the 1er Arrondissement is a thrilling blend of tradition and modernity. This wealthy district will delight history lovers with its impressive list of must-sees, including the Louvre Museum, the Palais-Royal and the Avenue de l’Opéra. Those who enjoy a spot of retail therapy will also find plenty to keep them busy at the Les Halles shopping centre, in the bustling Rue de Rivoli and on the fabulous Place Vendôme. Alongside a professional guide, Un Café Français will happily spill the secrets of this beautiful corner of the capital.

Les Halles

When you think of Les Halles, what springs to mind ? Perhaps you think of the swimming pool and the shopping mall, maybe even the metro or the RER – but this area of the city has so much more to it than meets the eye. The stories of this district are endlessly intriguing – it’s the scene of historical crimes, gruelling punishments, royal walks and thrilling scandals. Un Café Français invites you to peel back the layers of this fascinating area, and get a true picture of its chequered past. And now that you’ve been warned, here’s hoping you’ll avoid a spell in the stocks !


Une jolie balade dans l’intimité de ce fabuleux quartier, pourtant si connu. Un Café Français vous amènera dans cet autre décor que vous racontera un guide-conférencier. Il vous dévoilera, une fois encore, des secrets, vous parlera d’artistes comme Picasso, Dalida ou Berlioz et vous montrera des éléments inattendus. Forget what you know about Montmartre ! Join Un Café Français for a unique and intimate perspective on this well-loved district – our professional guide is here to reveal the lesser-known stories from these famous streets. You’ll have the chance to walk in the footsteps of its artistic past inhabitants including Picasso, Dalida and Berlioz, helping you paint a true picture of this progressive and vibrant area of the city.


Fancy a break from the city ? Un Café Français beckons you outside the capital to discover other ways of life, other landscapes and other intriguing elements of French history. We’ll accompany you through the maze of transportation and help you to navigate your way – once we’re through, you’ll be an expert at la gare! This really is a full immersion in French culture – past and present.

The 6th arrondissement

Okay – you may think you know this district. The Luxembourg garden, the Deux Magots, Hemingway, Sartre, the Café Flore : we’re sure that none of these names will be new to you ! That’s exactly why none of these places are on the map for Un Café FrançaisPas du tout ! Accompanied by our professional guide, you’ll see a totally new face of this district: pretty, historical, buzzing and lively. A fabulously different perspective to some very famous streets!

L’Île de la Cité

The birthplace of Paris, where it all began – it’d be criminal to come to the city and not pay this place a visit! Un Café Français invites you to join our professional guide and let : yourself be bewitched by the district’s alleyways and anecdotes, its corners and chronicles. You’ll be entranced by what you find. For those who want to discover Paris, practice their French, and have a great time doing so? This is the place to start.
Would you like to participate in one of our visits? See you in the agenda.
You prefer a private visit, for yourself or with friends? The visit you would like to make, is not on the program? Let’s arrange it together !

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