Behind-the-scenes tour of French artisan workshops in the heart of Paris

Published by Communiqué Sponsorisé · Published on April 12th, 2024 at 08:23 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the heart of French craftsmanship with an exclusive tour of artisan workshops in Paris, where tradition and innovation meet to transform simple materials into timeless works of art. Book your private tour now, in English or French!

Imagine a stroll through Paris where every turn offers a window into the fascinating world oftraditional Frenchcraftsmanship. The "Behind-the-scenes tour of French artisan workshops" offers an immersive experience on rue du Château, in the heart of Paris's 14th arrondissement.

This exclusive tour offers a rare opportunity to plunge into the intimate, creative world of three passionate craftsmen.

  • La Maroquinerie: The French Art of Leatherwork

The first stop takes you to theworkshop of an experienced leatherworker, where leather takes shape. Before your eyes, luxury handbags are meticulously fashioned from precise templates. You'll watch demonstrations of saddle stitching, a technique in which every stitch is hand-sewn with waxed linen thread.

The workshop also offers visitors the chance to handle tools and experiment with basic techniques, making this step both educational and captivating.

Languages spoken: French, English and Portuguese
  • The Colorful World of Stained Glass

Continue your exploration by meeting a stained glass artist in her workshop-boutique nestled in the historic Montparnasse district.

Here, you'll discover the delicate art of stained glass, from its rich medieval history to its contemporary applications. Observe the restoration of ancient stained glass and the creation of new luminous works, and delve into the technical and artistic details of this ancient craft that continues to evolve.

Languages spoken: French and English.

  • Ceramics: Touching the Earth

The final stop on this exclusive tour is a ceramist's workshop, where clay is transformed into decorative and utilitarian objects.

You'll have the chance to touch the clay, create designs on a clay plate, and even leave with a glazed piece as a souvenir.

This workshop, located in a cobbled courtyard in Montparnasse, is a true testament to the craftsman's passion for his art, offering an intimate glimpse of pottery in action.

Languages spoken: French and English.

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A Personalized Learning Experience

Each tour is tailored to ensure a personal and enriching experience, highlighting not only the craftsmanship but also the personal stories of the artisans. If one of the artisans is unavailable, others of equal talent and passion will take their place, ensuring that each visit remains unique and memorable.

Are you looking for an exceptional arts and crafts experience to energize your private or corporate events? Finding France can organize turnkey professional events anywhere in France, and bring in craftspeople for seminars or team-building activities. A change of scenery is guaranteed without having to travel too far. The artisans' workshops are mobile and ready to respond to your needs, accompanying you wherever you wish.

Whether you're planning an unforgettable team-building event, a remarkable press evening or the spectacular launch of your latest product, Finding France offers you the opportunity to explore the creative world of these outstanding craftsmen.
Express your creativity while creating memorable souvenirs. Craftsmanship offers an authentic adventure, and workshops guarantee an experience that's both entertaining and rewarding.

For more information, contact the Finding France agency here

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From January 1st, 2024 to December 1st, 2024

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


    61 Rue Traversière
    75012 Paris 12

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