Tours & Activities in Paris

International Women’s Day Tour of Paris

Celebrate the female heroes that have shaped Paris' history!

ABOUT THE International Women’s Day Tour of Paris

From writers to scientists to designers, there is no doubt that women have transformed France into the country it is today. Join us as we explore some of the memorials, locations and statues around Paris that commemorate these great women.

Our special International Women’s Day Tour celebrates the female heroes who have shaped our history!

Marvel at Marie Curie’s life and research, and the impact she has and continues to have on the world of science. Be inspired by Simone de Beauvoir’s theories that formed the foundation of contemporary feminism. Learn how the iconic Coco Chanel’s chic style liberated women after WWI.


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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Wheelchair accessible
Meeting point
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Your International Women's Day Tour of Paris starts by the fountain on Place Saint-Michel (metro line 4 - exit 3)


  • Visit the Panthéon church where both Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and women's rights champion Simone Veil are buried
  • Learn about the beheading of Olympe de Gouges who fought for women's rights in France
  • See the popular bookshop Shakespeare & Co and listen to the lives of American authors Sylvia Beach and Gertrude Stein in Paris
  • Explore the Luxembourg gardens and hear about Queen Marie Antoinette
  • See the famous Sorbonne University and find out how writer Simone de Beauvoir became the icon of French feminism
  • Listen to the life of Coco Chanel who was more than just a fashion designer
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