Discovering Paris's Hidden Secrets

Underground Paris, haunted Paris, its hidden alleyways, its unexpected vineyards... the indiscreet underbelly of the City of Lights give it an air of newness. For those that think they've seen everything in the French capital, here are four new ways to have a very unusual day in Paris.

Underground Paris (External link)

Paris is a city you can explore both on surface or under the ground. The undergrounds of the capital city unveil its mistery.

  • The Catacombs
  • The sewers of Paris
  • Walk along the Saint-Martin canal

The Vineyards of Paris (External link)

Currently, Ile-de-France has 132 vineyards, including about a dozen in Paris proper. Focus on the four main vineyards in the city:

  • Parc Georges-Brassens Vineyard
  • Montmartre Vineyard
  • Parc de Bercy Vineyard
  • Butte-Bergeyre Vineyard

The Prettiest Secret Streets in Paris

Hidden behind a major boulevard or a district where you wouldn't expect such a beautiful scenery, these lesser-known streets are a fabulous witness to history. Here are a few of the most beautiful passages, streets, alleys, and villas in Paris:

  • Rue des Thermopyles
  • Villa Dietz-Monnin
  • Rue Crémieux
  • Villa Léandre

Haunted Paris

Ghosts, witches, vampires, and other bloody monsters - for all those who love the unexplained, Paris is full of legends and spooky places that are sure to give you goosebumps:

  • The Witch's Rock in Montmartre
  • The Paris Mansion