Alternative Urbaine

Type: Local Picks, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

In local parlance these tours are known as the Paris tours by the Homeless. Why? Because as part of a social conscious entrepreneur model, these tours were started to 1. afford visitors a glimpse of...  Read More


  • Tours and Excursions: "When it first launched, the tours were only around the offbeat 20th arrondissement (the neighborhood where the famous Père Lachaise cemetery is located). They have now expanded their tours to include Montmartre, but have kept to their theme of back alleys and off-the-beated track tours."
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: These tours are truly led by locals, most of whom live on the streets and who share a side of Paris you rarely see.

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