Paris Street Art Private Tour - Artsy Village & Mural Frescoes
Why you'll love this
See the works of world known and French artists - Shepard Fairey, Invader, Le Diamantaire and more
Learn about the different styles and techniques of Street Art: graffiti, tags, stencils, murals or mosaic
Hear the history of this underground movement from its birth to its post-modern era
Explore the variety of works, from micro to macro
An expert Street Art guide with insider nifty knowledge
A walk to chase Street Art works & details in one of the most picturesque area of Paris
Offbeat sights like the huge mural frescoes made by the most renowned contemporary artists
Knowing Paris inside-out comes with years of exploring, but above all a passion for discovering the different kind of Arts that a city has to offer. Our Street Art guides are selected for their insatiable love for this new generation Art, and their desire to share it with our visitors. Leaving no stone unturned and no wall unseen, our guides are always ready to go the extra mile to ensure that those who explore with them get to discover the Paris that truly makes them tick.
In the heart of Paris’ 13th arrondissement, discover the city’s true Street Art epicentre. Our guide is not only an expert about the Street Art movement and what it represents in Paris, but he will give you a real insider view, interpreting the ever changing pieces with his vast knowledge in the field.
Starting in the village feel atmosphere of La Butte aux Cailles, you can only notice the abundance of small pieces of art. But will you be able to spot the stunning details and understand the meaning of all this? Once you’re familiar with this, your guide will take you towards a more modern area where the colossal mural frescoes beautifully decorate the sides of 70’s buildings. They are so impressive, can they be legal? Why are they here and what are the messages behind?
If you’re looking for an off-beat artsy activity in Paris, look no further! The lucky ones on this tour will experience an in-depth exploration of Paris’ Street Art evolution since the 70’s. Discover together the main Parisian and international artists that perform here, what are they specialty and what message they’re broadcasting. We’ll then head to the northern part of the arrondissement towards the Seine River. There you’ll witness the differences between vintage and neo Street Art and its evolution in the last 4 decades.
No need to have an artsy background or to be a Street Art fan, our guide will make this experience accessible to all, and go through the history of Street Art, the different movements, and the ever evolving techniques that artist come up with. Ready to discover how a forbidden art that became a real urban phenomenon?
Meeting point & walking distance
Meeting point: Place d'Italie Metro Station
Can I choose the artists I will see?
As Street Art changes rapidly, there is always fresh work, and we cannot guarantee to see a specific artist. However, if you’re looking for a particular movement or style, please do not hesitate to let our customer services team know!
Is the tour appropriate for children?
The tour is suitable for children from 8 years old and for teenagers.
I’m a solo traveler. Can I join an existing group?
We require a minimum of two people to have signed up in order for our small group tours to run. If you’re a solo traveler and are the first to request a date for this tour, you may have to wait until at least one other visitor books that date. Please contact our customer service team if you aren’t able to book your chosen date online!
I have mobility issues, can I join this tour?
We would recommend a private tour so the guide can perfectly adapt the itinerary to your needs. Please get in touch with our customer service team.
Thank you, it was amazing, this was my first time at Butte aus Cailles, and I really loved it - Victor is very kind and he also explains everything very well, if you are in Paris don't miss o
The tour was excellent! Victor was easy to understand, he was very clear and enunciated well - we had a great time, I will definitely recommend this to all my friends!
Our tour was very successful and exciting! Victor was an amazing tour guide! We saw wonderful art and Victor was able to provide so much context for each artist and the time they were doing t
We really enjoyed our tour yesterday afternoon. Our guide was excellent! Thank you for everything.
Despite being ill during the tour, Victor, impressively, reacted in a kind, thoughtful manner, taking charge. The art tour was fabulous. But Victor provided a lasting memory, French no less,