Seine Saint Denis - Vibrant sight of Paris

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Christmas market and illuminations - Paris

At the beginning of December, the Christmas spirit is in full swing. Christmas markets are the perfect place to find gifts, eat a waffle or simply stroll and have fun with the family. Find out more about the dates of the Christmas window illuminations in Parisian department stores.
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What to do in Paris in January 2024

What's on in Paris in January? Start the New Year in style with visits, activities and celebrations for all: New Year's Eve festivities, a galette des rois, a festival to dream, travel or reflect...
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What to do in December in Paris

December rhymes with the festive season! Here's a selection of things to do in and around Paris to get ready for the festive season. Many Christmas markets are organized. Discover all the things to do in Paris.
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Shop at the Paris Saint Ouen Flea Market

Shop like Madonna in the Paul Bert Serpette market, or just stroll through the art stalls.

Haies sur une piste d'athlétisme

It's high time to book your hotel room for the Paris Olympics, the global event taking place in July and August 2024.

Fresh Street Art Tour - Laurent

Book a guided tour, a stroll through an unusual Paris neighborhood or a cruise on the canals. We offer a wide range of family activities and free tours in Paris.

Welcome to Seine Saint Denis

A vibrant department located in the Île-de-France region of France. Nestled just northeast of Paris, Seine-Saint-Denis offers a diverse and culturally rich experience for visitors seeking an alternative perspective on the Parisian region. From its fascinating history to its famous arts scene of Paris, there's much to discover in this captivating Destination. 

Iconic sights
The Basilica of St Denis

Come and contemplate the first masterpiece of Gothic art and architecture. The St-Denis Basilica is also the burial place of France's royalty, like the Capetian dynasty

Paris St-Ouen Flea Market

Discover  the 100 year-old  antique market. Wander trough Europe's greatest antiques market. High-quality stands with many exquisite objects stretching for about a mile and a half of labyrinth alleys.

Stade de France

The Stade de France hosts large scale sport eventsshows, and concerts. Backstage tours are also organized all year long. Discover the architecture and stand in the footsteps of superstars.

The Air and Space museum

Enjoy one of the world's richest collections of flying machines that includes ConcordeGreat War and WW2 planes. Located in Le Bourget, the museum documents the history of aviation.

La Villette Park

The Parc de la Villette is the 3rd largest park in Paris. With 55 ha, it is bigger than the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont. La Villette now houses events in its cultural venues such as the Philharmonie de Paris and Europe's largest science museum.

Shoah memorial and WW2

The Shoah Memorial is a significant institution and memorial dedicated to commemorating the Holocaust, particularly the Jewish victims, and educating the public about the atrocities of this dark period in history. Check out our list of commemorative sites of internment and deportation and Drancy internment camp guided visit.

Cruises beyond the Seine river

Hop on a cruise boat on the Canal de l’Ourcq, the Canal Saint Martin or the Canal Saint Denis to view Paris in a new light while admiring monuments such as the Stade de France, La Villette or the Grands Moulins in Pantin.

L'Été du Canal summer Festival

This summer discover the Parisian region while navigating the parisian waterways. Floating concerts, thematic cruises, shuttles for 1 or 2 euros, workshops, Paris Plagesoutdoor movie theater... your summer ill be eventful.

Upcoming events

Africolor Musical FestivalOpen air Swimming in Paris Villette

November 17-December 24, 2023

Rames ExhibitionAlvaro Barrington Ropac gallery

October 19 2023 to January 27, 2024

Salvator Dali, trail in Paris La Villette - Art in natureArt in Nature - Universe DALI Paris la Villette

November 16th, 2023 to January 2024

List of temporary exhibitionsJazz at La Villette

In Galleries and Museums

While you wait for the 2024 Paris Olympic games
Upcoming trade shows

Seine-Saint-Denis has two major exhibition centers: the Bourget exhibition center and the Villepinte exhibition center, where major trade shows are held. La Villette also hosts major trade fairs in the Grande Halle and the Paris Event Center.

Things to do in Paris during French vacations 

Are you staying in Paris during French vacations? Find things to do during school holidays concerts, theater plays, museums... there are plenty of things to do! Paris' weather can be moody but don't let it stop you! There are a lot of indoor activities to do in Paris when it rains and things to do to keep cool during heatwaves in Paris. Looking to make a day to day Paris program? Check our daily pages to find things to do in the capital including free outings

Unusual sights in Paris and its region

Paris and its region are full of history and culture but don't just stop at the sight pleasing monuments that everyone knows, go off the beaten track and find out more about Paris' heritage.


André citroen museumCitroen museum 

The Citroën museum is located in Aulnay-sous-Bois, near Paris. Enjoy a guided visit to learn more about this mythical French car brand! 

Greeters in the north-east of Paris

Who knows Paris and its hidden gems better than locals? If you are keen to see the parts of Paris that Parisian know and love and that are usually unknown to tourist get in touch with our greeters. Greeters are locals who want to share their love and knowledge about their neighborhoods, they'll tell you all you need to know about their beloved city. With the help of our greeters you'll see Paris in a new light and will learn to love it the way locals do.

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