A rich historical and cultural heritage, a treasure chest of discoveries

A stay in Paris provide an ideal opportunity:

  •  To visit the major monuments and museums in Paris and around (Louvre Museum, Musée d’Orsay, Palace of Versailles, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Montmartre, Palace of Fontainebleau…). Several collections in Parisian museums come from all over the world and span every historical era.
  • To cruise along the Seine and admire some of the most famous monuments in Paris (the, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Musée d’Orsay, the Louvre and the bridges).
  • The banks of Seine between Pont de Sully and Pont d’Iéna and their surroundings are part of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • To discover Paris in an original way in following up on the conference. Here is a selection of visits we will be pleased to offer to groups of 8 or more in connection with the rich economic history of Paris.


Industrial heritage


Matches factory (Aubervilliers), Ateliers Christofle [situated on the outskirts of Paris, the Ateliers Christofle offer the majesty of 19th century industrial architecture]; Society for the Encouragement of industry; the Maison des Métallos [originally a musical instrument factory, then the offices of the union of metalworkers called Fédération métallurgiste, the Maison des Métallos has been transformed into a cultural place]…



Arts and crafts


Cité de la mode, Palais Galliera-Musée de la mode de la ville de Paris, Museum of Perfume-Fragonnard, Museum of Ceramics at Sèvres, Museum Baccarat, Wine Museum, National Furniture-Gobelin’s manufacture, Chocolate Museum, Museum of the Jouy’s calicos (Jouy-en-Josas), Gallia’s brewery since 1890 (Pantin) …


Places of innovation


Located in the Parc de la Villette, in Paris 19th, the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie is an establishment specialised in dissemination of scientific and technical culture. The Cité des sciences is keen to

ensure that the development of science, technology, industrial expertise and the surrounding issues are accessible to all.

Air and Space Museum, Paris Le Bourget, is the most important aeronautical museum in France but also one of the most important in the world. Located in two areas, it ensures the conservation and collections development of the French State, the presentation to the public of the historical and cultural heritage in the field of aeronautics and space, and also the conservation of the Bourget site’s memory.

Storage of the Arts and Crafts Museum (Musée des arts et métiers)


Cultural industries


The Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Ateliers d’art de la Réunion des Musées nationaux, Cité du cinéma, Diplomatic Archives (la Courneuve) et Archives Nationales (Paris and Pierrefitte), railways stations…


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