For even more fantasy…

..Unusual things to do in France

Exclusive Activity: For even more fantasy; unusual things to do in France

For who: Adventurers and any curious travellers interested in unusual experiences

Why: Discover a region in an original way; breathe pure air; have the audacity of trying something new


What we love to do, above all, is to look for new perspectives of discovery to offer you some original and unusual things to do in France and that you will never forget. With us, you will experience the nostalgia of driving a 2CV, the feeling of liberty of riding a horse on the beach, the relaxing moments during a barge cruise and the intense pleasure of driving a jetski… We are here to help you create the project that suits you, with a hint of originality.

We will make you experience great unusual things to do in France. Share your desires with us, we will surprise you!


Now, take a look at what is particularly interesting for you. Go through some of the below suggestions of unusual things to do in France… and just contact us!

Our private tours of France can offer you several different ways to discover and enjoy France’s culture. Tempted about France’s historic dimension? Willing to understand France through locals? Feeling like experiencing France off the beaten path? Would you also be interested in some epicurian experiences, such as culinary explorations, cooking classes or even wine tours? Just have a look of what we could offer you as well. Our private tours of France are made just for you, with you. So many enjoyable and unusual things to do in France, anything is possible!

Marie Tesson

Marie Tesson

Exclusive France Tours

Forever in search of something new, I love wandering through France to uncover hidden treasures. Epicurian by nature, I am enthralled by culture in every form, wine (with a special affinity for those from Bourgogne and Rhone valley), gastronomy and anything out of the ordinary.

Some suggestions of unusual things to do in France...

Stroll in 2CV in the middle of the Burgundy vineyards

When: All year round

For who: Old cars and 2CV lovers; Burgundy wine amateurs

Why: Enjoy a ride in a 2CV in the heart of the Burgundy vineyards; one of our absolute favourite unusual things to do in France during your Burgundy wine tour!


Fall back to your childhood and aboard your 2CV and take the key to the fields, start a stunning stroll for a full day of joy, twists and happy nostalgia! Just be ready to run through valleys and villages, discover new grounds behind the wheel of your superb 2CV with its gleaming bumpers. Burgundy will reveal the complexity of the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune. Your horsepower will bring you off the beaten track, going along charming roads, crossing villages of great renown and vineyards producing divine nectars…

Tempted about a bespoke tour behind the wheel of this so French vintage car? You may also like to read more about it here.

Jet ski outing in the Calanques

When: Spring; summer

For who: Adrenalin and unusual discoveries enthusiasts

Why: Discover The Marseille rocky creeks in an original way


Enjoy a breath-taking jetski ride in the famous “Calanques de Marseille”. In this wonderful environment, full of cliffs, creeks and beaches, you can surf for more than 40 kilometers along the coastline. You will quickly love this speed and adrenalin feeling. From the Mediterranean Sea, you will have the best view of the steep coast and the rocky creeks. On your jetski, don’t forget to take your time to explore the little creeks only accessible by sea, as if they were made just for you… One of the not-to-be-missed unusual things to do in France during your French Riviera adventure.

Horseback riding on Brittany’s beaches

When: Summer

For who: Horse and wide-open space enthusiasts

Why: Gallop along the beach


Right at the end of the Brittany point, at 200m from the beach is a riding school. Take the time to escape, time for an unrestrained galloping along a beach. Breathe the sea air and and enjoy the feeling of freedom this affords you. If you are a beginner, the professional and dynamic instructors will accompany you throughout the ride to guide you and help you enjoy it! There are so many amazing unusual things to do in France during your Brittany holidays, and this one will just make you feel really good…

Seeking adventure in the Alps

When: Winter

For who: Those interested in winter activities; snow and nature lovers

Why: Enjoy an original break between skiing sessions


Are you a lover of snow and wide-open spaces ? Dog-sledding enthusiast? If so, an excursion to the Alps during winter should most certainly be on your luxury bucket list. Live a unique experience by building your own igloo: one of the most unusual ways to make your French ski holiday in the Alps truly unique and unforgettable! Next, why not try to lead your own dog team as a real musher? A pack of Husky dogs will rush you to the snowy slopes of the Vergers, rewarding you with sublime Alpine landscapes and fresh air galore. At the end of your day, you will be revived with hot drinks and snacks on a reindeer farm. This experience is almost certain to leave you with a feeling of fullfillment and happiness…

Read related: Why Choose Megève For Your Luxury Ski Holiday in France?

Drive through the Luberon villages in a collection car

When: All year round

For who: Old car nostalgia lovers

Why: Drive hair in the wind along the roads of Provence


The 2CV is a typical French symbol, it is by far the best way to wander around Provence or the Côte d’Azur. Come along for an unforgettable experience on a vintage road trip. Behind wheel of your 2CV, in an intimate and peculiar atmosphere, hood open you will discover the beautiful roads of the seaside with its small harbours, creeks and villages. In the hinterland, the purring, characteristic of the 2CV engine, will not even wake up the locals having their required siesta under the centuries old village olive tree. The majestic mountains, the landscape as well as the valleys and seaside view will open up to you like you would never have thought possible. This is certainly one of the most enjoyable and unusual things to do in France during your holidays in Provence.

Winter stroll in a sledge in the Jura

When: Winter

For who: Original experiences enthusiasts

Why: Enjoy the discovery of Jura at the peaceful rythm of a horse


Discover the upper Jura in winter in a horse-drawn sledge. Drawn by a work horse whether it be on the picturesque shores of a Jura lake or amid a snowy fir forest, you will enjoy the landscape diversity granted by the Jura: steep forests and wet meadows. During your stoll, you might be amazed to meet a fox or a deer, and if you are lucky you might even see the black eyes of a stoat on a snow field… Definitely part of our unusual things to do in France to be done in family.

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