These start-ups that will re-enchant your travels

Online ticketing, video souvenirs or even eco-responsible offers, tourism start-ups have no shortage of ideas to re-enchant your stays in France. Discover our selection of offers and services to organize your next vacation.


Le Pass Patrimoine pour découvrir, planifier et réserver des visites culturelles

© Patrivia – The Heritage Pass to discover, plan and book cultural visits

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After years of experience in luxury, Christian Clarke de Dromantin, the founder of Patrivia, naturally turned to the wealth of heritage. Opened in September 2016, this online ticket office allows you to book visits to more than 460 castles, monumentsclassified gardensand museums. Something to seduce all lovers of French cultural and architectural heritage.

The booster effect:
A single access to many sites, and an annual pass amortized over four visits.

The Discoverers

Visite guidée dans le 9e arrondissement de Paris

© Les Découvreurs – Guided tour in the 9th arrondissement of Paris

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Passionate about culture, Anaïs Terret launched at the end of 2017 in the design of tours of Greater Paris, the capital and its neighboring departments. On the Discoverers’ program, some fifty activities to discover heritage treasures in a fun way: outdoor and interactive guided tours, immersive online tours, team riddle games, quizzes … Something to delight fans of unusual and local tourism.

The booster effect:
A good mix of physical and virtual visits to understand culture through play.

As a guest

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Launched in September 2019 by Damien Montembault, this private sales site offers hotel nights at a single price (89 euros) in a selection of independent 4 stars. The price includes a personalized service, around three experiences: gourmet, cocooning or eco-responsible. As a bonus, As a guest makes a contribution to solidarity organizations and every 36 nights, a tree is planted in a French forest.

The booster effect:
The reservation is simple and qualitative, with a solidarity and responsible commitment.

Memories Magic Selfies

Une application pour créer des vidéos et immortaliser vos vacances

© Memories – An application to create videos and immortalize your vacation

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Pierre de Baecque, producer of mobile videos, had the idea, in March 2016, to create a geolocated app, which transforms holiday photos and selfies into personalized video clips. In 30 seconds or 2 minutes, the clip mixes the elements recorded in the phone with views of drones, time-lapses, music, in ten cities and mountain resorts.

The booster effect:
Holiday memories become a complete work of professional quality.


Une application conçue pour découvrir villes, musées et expositions.

© Escapad – An application designed to discover cities, museums and exhibitions.

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The Escapad mobile app developed by Emeline Delpech in the summer of 2019 makes it easier to visit cities, museums and monuments, thanks to content developed by professionals. On the menu, texts, images, podcasts, 3D images, 360 ° visuals, augmented reality… In all, 300 different visits focused on around fifty French cities. For fans of good addresses, architecture, history, fashion, etc.

The booster effect:
An easy-to-use tool before and during the stay, with a wide theme of visits.


Découvrir la France à vélo plus simplement

© OuiBike – Discover France by bike more simply

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Louis-Marie Meyer, addict of the little queen, imagined in July 2017 a bicycle rental platform listing 300 rental companies scattered throughout France. The offer offered by OuiBike is flexible: 8 different models, an integrated deposit, free cancellation up to 24 hours and delivery on demand or in store. Soon it will be possible to take the bike from one place and leave it at another. Ideal for trips of several days.

The booster effect:
A simplified rental formula, in real time, to go by bicycle on the roads.


Logement éco-responsable en location sur Vaovert

© Écogite 1000 Pailles – Eco-responsible accommodation for rent on Vaovert

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fan of eco-tourism, Mélanie Mambré created in December 2017 an eco-responsible accommodation reservations site in France called Vaovert. These 150 guest rooms, urban or rural hotels, campsites, etc. meet 90 precise criteria, classified into 5 categories. Travelers are sure to find a reasoned habitat, controlled energy, recycled waste, short circuit supply.

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