1. PARIS ON FOOT
Ideal for fresh-air fans
For a walking tour with a twist, try an experience with Paris Hors Piste, which transforms the capital into a veritable playground. From cinema and oenology in Montmartre to urban arts at Menilmontan, the company's thematic walking tours turn participants into actors, wine specialists or painters.
2. SEINE RIVER TRIPS
Ideal for water babies
Taking a boat on the Seine is one of the best ways to explore the capital, and a range of companies provide sightseeing or lunch/dinner cruises on a variety of vessels, from paddlewheel boats to yachts. For example, La Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches has 14 luminous glass boats, five with restaurants catering for 60 to 600 covers and offering French fare prepared by the on-board chef.
3. SOAK UP SOME CULTURE
Ideal for history buffs
Home to over 150 museums, Paris is not short on options for culture vultures. Local agency Pont des Arts provides numerous guided cultural programmes of museums, monuments, historic areas and exhibitions that can be tailored to groups from of two to 200. Themes include 'Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt' and 'On the trail of the Da Vinci Code' at the Louvre and 'The Genius of Inventors' at the Musee des Arts et Metiers.
4. PARIS BACKSTAGE
Ideal for frustrated thespians
For groups who feel like they already know the sights backwards, try a behind-the-scenes tour to see another side of the city. Purple Beam provides backstage visits of the city's theatres, including Theatre des Varietes, Opera Comique and Theatre de la Porte Saint-Martin. Groups of up to 15 enter by the stage door and visit the dressing rooms, public areas and theatre boxes before or after a show.
5. WINE TASTINGS
Ideal for grape lovers
Oenodyssee le Paris du Vin is an original way to participate in wine tourism in and around Paris. It offers group tasting evenings, dinners with activities around oenology, wine games, seminars and visits to the the capital's vineyards.
6. GOURMET HEAVEN
Ideal for greedy gourmands
Those seeking a classic gastronomic experience should head to the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand to try out the hotel's latest 'Insider Experience' launching this month. The package takes groups on a behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Fauchon boutique where they will then be treated to an exclusive Fauchon tasting to sample sumptuous foods such as caviar, foie gras and truffles.
7. CHECK OUT THE LATEST COUTURE
Ideal for fashion victims
If apparel is your thing, head for the famous Galeries Lafayette for its free weekly fashion show. Every Friday, the store shows off the latest collections by famous designers. It includes commentary in English, and reservations are required.
8. SHOP TILL YOU DROP
Ideal for retail therapists
Paris is a shopping paradise. As well as six grand department stores, the city boasts 17,500 boutiques. Hotspots include the rue Saint-Honore, the Etienne-Marcel district, and of course, the Avenue des Champs Elysees, one of the most famous shopping streets in the world.
9. SHOW SPECTACULARS
Ideal for cabaret lovers
Paris has a buzzing nightlife, with bars and nightclubs aplenty. But for a memorable Parisian evening, take in one of the many cabaret shows at the famous Moulin Rouge or the legendary Crazy Horse Paris. Or try out the newest cabaret act in an old Paris landmark, at the recently renovated Bobin'o situated in the heart of the theatre district.
10. UNWIND AT AN URBAN SPA
Ideal for massage maniacs
If you need to unwind after a hard morning's shopping, head to Omnisens, a 603m2 day spa in Bercy Village in the very heart of Paris. Omnisens provides a wide range of treatments, including massages, body and facial treatments. It caters for group events, and also offers space for meetings or parties during the day or evening for up to 100.