Experience a woman-centred tour of the French capital. This trip covers artworks, culture and leisure over a long weekend. Following the traces of great female personalities of the past and the present, you will discover the metropolis off the beaten track. A real insider journey about the capital and its talented women!
Organised from Thursday to Sunday, this short trip will show you a different, exciting and colourful Paris.
Day 1: Arrival in Paris
Participants arrive at the hotel in Paris at 6PM and dine together in a cosy restaurant.
Day 2: Women´s Art & power in the heart of Paris
After breakfast visit of the districts of Châtelet / Le Marais in the 4th arrondissement, home to some of the artists who dared to defy the prohibitions of their time: Niki de Saint Phalle, Georges Sand, Intra Larue... A feminist artist will take over a segment of the tour. Lunch in a feminist restaurant. The Pantheon district is up next: learn about powerful women from the Middle Ages to the present day including politicians, queens, writers, but also women accused of witchcraft or heresy. Selection of venues for dinner, followed by drinks at a recommended local feminist bar.
Day 3: Taboos and the Red Light District
After breakfast, immersion in the world of 19th-20th century cabarets in Pigalle and Montmartre and discovery of talented and influential women of such as La Goulue, Suzanne Valadon, Louise Michel - the "Red Virgin" and the singer Dalida. During the tour, participants will exchange views on taboo subjects such as prostitution and sex shops. After lunch, follow the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir in the district of St Germain-des-Prés. Then free time to stroll or go shopping at your own pace. Dinner at leisure.
Day 4: Female street art in the 13th arrondissement
After breakfast you will discover a cherished place of feminist street art. Beyond the history of this district, you will learn more about the movement for gender equality and the careers of female artists and/or feminists. During the walk you may have the opportunity to meet street artists for a live collage. End of the trip before lunch.
Indicated pricing per person in double bedroom occupancy
Single bedroom upon request: +€199.
Our trip starts and ends in Paris.
Please feel free to arrange your trip to and from Paris by the means of transportation of your choice and extend your trip according to your preferences.
For parties of 6 or more, we're happy to arrange for additional travel dates and/or customized tours.
3 nights in double bedrooms at a ecological hotel incl. breakfast, 2 meals, English speaking tour guide, public transportation ticket, visitor's taxes.
Guaranteed departure: 6 participants (max. 12 persons).
Last possibility of cancellation by the tour operator: 21 days prior to departure.
Not suited for persons with reduced mobility.
We are prepared to customize trips for parties of 6 or more.
3 nights in double bedrooms in a comfortable in an eco-hotel in Paris' city center. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, a hairdryer, satellite TV and free internet access. Single bedrooms available upon request (at a surcharge).
The tour begins and ends at the hotel. Participants are asked to make their own travel arrangements to and from the hotel. It is possible to extend the stay before and/or after the tour (notify us in the online enquiry on our website).
Our local, English speaking city guide will show you Paris from a completely new perspective, taking you far off the beaten track and the famous tourist spots, sharing her love and enthusiasm for her city, offering insider tips, and doing her best to accommodate participants' wishes.
We recommend a low-carbon train ride to Paris Gare de l'Est or Gare du Nord.
Those travelling by plane
Airport: Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle or Paris Orly. Suburban train (RER) and bus connections to the city centre.
If you're travelling by plane, please consider offsetting your carbon emissions, for example through the atmosfair program.
For detailed travel information, please request our info sheet by filling out the enquiry form below.