Voyage dans Paris
Beginner - Intermediate
46 Videos

Join Daniel on his tour of some of the most iconic sites in Paris (the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Luxembourg Gardens), as well as its many esser-known treasures (La Cité Florale, the Asian Quarter, Mouzaïa).

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Voyage dans Paris - Butte Montmartre

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The Butte Montmartre is a famous Parisian tourist hot spot, much of it filled with teeming crowds of camera-happy visitors. But if you take a look down some of the side streets and back alleys, you may be surprised by all the magnificent sights to be seen.

Voyage dans Paris - La Tour Eiffel

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Though the Eiffel Tower used to be called, somewhat derisively, “the metal asparagus” by many Parisians, today it’s one of the most iconic and adored structures in the world. Here we get expert tips: on the best views, the best time to go, and what to see in the Tour itself.

Voyage dans Paris - L'Île Saint-Louis

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Our tour guide Daniel is back to show us around Île Saint-Louis, one of the two islands situated between the Right Bank and the Left Bank of Paris—right in the middle of the Seine. Stroll along the riverbanks, visit the churches and cathedrals, and enjoy the picturesque Parisian beauty.

Voyage dans Paris - Belleville

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Parks, streets, boulevards, a storied history, and an eclectic mix of people: Belleville has it all! This historic neighborhood in Paris’s 20th arrondissement has been home to many different immigrant groups over the years and in recent times has taken a turn for the “bobo.”

Voyage dans Paris - Mouzaïa

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol guides us through the Quartier de la Mouzaïa, a quaint Parisian neighborhood filled with brightly-colored houses, patriotic street names, and old signs. You might forget you’re in a major city in the midst of this beautiful country landscape.

Voyage dans Paris - Butte Bergeyre

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Take a tour of the Butte Bergeyre, a charming area of Paris that even Parisians don’t know much about. Unlike the rest of the city, you won’t find many tourists here -- though you may spot a vineyard or two!

Voyage dans Paris - Montparnasse

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

What do Charles Baudelaire, Simone de Beauvoir, and the architect of the Statue of Liberty have in common? They are all buried in the Montparnasse cemetery, home to the graves of some of the greatest figures in French history. Here are some of its other famous souls.

Voyage dans Paris - Jardin du Luxembourg

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The beautiful Jardin du Luxembourg attracts both neighborhood students and foreign visitors alike. But let’s discover some of its lesser-known spots, such as the school of honey production and the association of pétanque players.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Seizième Arrondissement de Paris - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Come take a stroll with Daniel Benchimol through Paris’s sixteenth arrondissement (district), which has more museums than any other district in the capital. There’s even a wine museum!

Voyage dans Paris - Le Seizième Arrondissement de Paris - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol gives us a tour of Paris’s sixteenth district, where you’ll find the homes of Benjamin Franklin and Honoré de Balzac, among much else.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Treizième arrondissement de Paris - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol gives us a tour of some of the historic and slightly quirky landmarks of Paris’s thirteenth arrondissement (district), which include an old artists’ colony, a hospital, and the city’s last remaining street urinal.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Treizième arrondissement de Paris - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Aqueducts in Paris? Who would have thought? Daniel Benchimol will show you where to find them. Follow him around the thirteenth arrondissement for a very interesting aquatic and rustic stroll.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Palais-Royal

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Palais-Royal (Royal Palace) is one of many palaces in France, located right in the heart of Paris. Directly across from the Louvre, the grounds of the Palais-Royal are now home to chic boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and stunning gardens.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Pont Alexandre III

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

According to our trusty tour guide, Daniel Benchimol, Paris's Alexander III Bridge is one of the most beautiful in the city. You might find it hard to disagree after watching this video!

Voyage dans Paris - Cité Florale

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

If you're into flowers, the Cité Florale (Floral City) is the place to go. Daniel Benchimol walks us through the secret streets of this quiet Parisian neighborhood.

Voyage dans Paris - Parc Montsouris

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The Parc Montsouris is home to an interesting assortment of landmarks and is right next to Paris's famed Cité Universitaire. Come check it out with Daniel Benchimol!

Voyage dans Paris - 7ème Arrondissement

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Whether you're a film fanatic or an architecture enthusiast, you'll surely find something to love about Paris's seventh arrondissement, presented to us by our trusty tour guide, Daniel Benchimol.

Voyage dans Paris - Ponts de Paris

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel gives us a tour of the beautiful bridges of Paris, the oldest of which (ironically called the Pont-Neuf, or "New Bridge") dates from the early seventeenth century. We also get a glimpse of the famous bouquinistes, or secondhand booksellers, who set up their stalls along the banks of the Seine.

Voyage dans Paris - Quartier Latin

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol walks us through the fifth arrondissement and uncovers some unexpected sights, including an amphitheater in the heart of Paris. Who would have thought?

Voyage dans Paris - Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

From the smallest square to the oldest tree in Paris, our very knowledgable guide, Daniel Benchimol, knows where to look. Enjoy strolling through the sixth arrondissement and making some interesting discoveries!

Voyage dans Paris - Le Parc des Buttes Chaumont

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us through the gorgeous Parc des Buttes Chaumont, which was built in 1867 for the World's Fair. He also points out some mysterious baskets with proverbs written on them hiding in different spots around the park, which just goes to show that you can find anything in Paris!

Voyage dans Paris - La Campagne à Paris

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol walks us through one of Paris's most charming neighborhoods, the Campagne à Paris (Countryside in Paris). This small, quiet corner of the 20th arrondissement is made up of only 89 houses built in 1906 and gives the impression of a quaint village inside a major city.

Voyage dans Paris - Les Canaux de Paris

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol has done it again! He uncovers yet another surprise for us right in the heart of Paris. Where can you catch a movie and a ferry at the same time? Find out in this new edition.

Voyage dans Paris - Les Secrets de Belleville

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In his latest Paris series, Daniel Benchimol reveals the secrets of Belleville. Follow him down the neighborhood's secret passageways to discover some peaceful surprises tucked away amid the hustle and bustle of Paris.

Voyage dans Paris - Les Secrets de la Bastille

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us around Paris's historic Bastille neighborhood, the site of one of the most significant events of the French Revolution. Today the area is much more subdued, with the relaxing Port de l'Arsenal and its friendly yacht club and a private mansion located on what is considered the most expensive square meter in the city.

Voyage dans Paris - Les Secrets du Marais

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Le Marais (literally "The Marsh") is one of Paris's most historic districts, with many medieval buildings and streets still intact. In this video, Daniel Benchimol reveals some of the district's architectural secrets, such as an impeccable fourteenth-century house and the remnants of a late twelfth-century wall.

Voyage dans Paris - Autour de l'Hôtel de Ville

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The square around Paris's city hall, the Hôtel de Ville, is much more than a purely bureaucratic area. It features one of the city's most renowned department stores, the BHV, and even turns into an ice-skating rink in the winter.

Voyage dans Paris - Autour de Notre Dame

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Everyone is familiar with Paris's iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral, but the area around this Gothic landmark is worth exploring as well. From a gorgeous flower market to medieval tombs tucked away in a small side street, there's plenty to discover in this famous neighborhood.

Voyage dans Paris - La Coulée Verte

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol walks us through the "Coulée Verte," a peaceful passageway that cuts through Paris's twelfth arrondissement and offers a nice break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Along the Coulée Verte, you'll find a lot of green spaces, some art galleries and craft workshops, and even a nifty sundial!

Voyage dans Paris - Beaubourg et le Marais

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol walks us through a fun neighborhood in Paris: Le Marais. It's a great place to visit, with the Beaubourg Museum (also known as the Georges Pompidou Museum) and distinctive medieval streets.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Marais - Place des Vosges

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The Place des Vosges, located in Paris's Marais neighborhood, is a gorgeous square with a rich history. Formerly the royal square of Henry the Fourth, the area was also the home of two of France's most renowned literary figures, the Marquise de Sévigné and Pierre Beaumarchais.

Voyage dans Paris - Mireille Bailly-Coulange

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol stops by the thirteenth arrondissement of Paris and takes us inside Mireille Bailly-Coulange's sculpture studio. You'll see her exquisite art made out of Plexiglas and learn about her fascinating technique. And... don't be alarmed if you hear her dog's loud bark toward the end of the video. He's just sharing his enthusiasm.

Voyage dans Paris - La Butte aux Cailles

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this episode, Daniel Benchimol introduces La Buttes aux Cailles, a neighborhood in the thirteenth arrondissement in Paris. He will tell you all about the origins of the street, its free spring water fountain, and its artsy walls decorated with stencils.

Voyage dans Paris - Le 10ème Arrondissement - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to the tenth arrondissement to discover the Trinity Church, the "Peinture Céramique" building, and other little havens of peace in Paris. Daniel also introduces us to the Brabant Hotel and the 1950s-themed restaurant Playtime, inspired by Jacques Tati.

Voyage dans Paris - Le 10ème Arrondissement - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol concludes his tour of Paris's tenth arrondissement by taking us through the "Nouvelle Athènes" (New Athens) neighborhood, home of some of the great figures of nineteenth-century romanticism. The tenth is also home to the smallest house in Paris, at less than five meters (sixteen feet) high!

Voyage dans Paris - La Petite Alsace

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, Daniel Benchimol takes us to Paris's thirteenth arrondissement, where you can discover an area known as "La Petite Alsace" (Little Alsace) and enjoy the best butter croissants in the Paris region!

Voyage dans Paris - Le Petit Tokyo

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this episode, Daniel Benchimol takes us to Paris's second arrondissement to discover "Little Tokyo," a tiny neighborhood that has the highest number of Japanese restaurants in the city. Daniel also walks us through the Sainte-Anne covered passageway, one of Paris's many gorgeous glass-canopied walkways.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Quartier Asiatique

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this episode, Daniel Benchimol introduces us to Paris's Asian District and its many fountains, gardens, and fruit markets. In an interesting twist of globalization, the neighborhood also features Paris's only pagoda-style McDonald's.

Voyage dans Paris - Le Bois de Boulogne

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to the Bois de Boulogne, a very popular forest park over twice the size of New York's Central Park. There, you will be able to eat at the Grande Cascade [Grand Waterfall] restaurant, named after a nearby waterfall, that is only accessible by boat, or you could go for a stroll and gaze up at a 150-year-old cedar tree.

Voyage dans Paris - Le parc André-Citroën

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol shows us around the André-Citroën Park in the fifteenth arrondissement of Paris. The park contains a series of beautiful gardens organized by color as well as the largest hot-air balloon in the world!

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