Paris, like you’ll never see it at all!

Send Furry Toys Tours your favorite furry toy (and one hundred euros). In return, you’ll get photos of the toy sitting—or, should we say, “stuffing”?—in front of Paris’s best-known tourist destinations.

The French company was founded by a former investment banker named Denis Gerber. Gerber, who was inspired by the traveling-gnome sequence in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 2001 film, Amélie, puts his all into the project: he’ll send you a week’s worth of daily updates (via email), a USB drive with dozens of photos, a traveling certificate and some small souvenir of your stuffed animal’s tour of a city that many of us can no longer afford to visit. Romantic dinners for two aren’t too much more expensive—and if you’re willing to spend a bit more, Gerber will also send your toy on one of four “extension” tours, dedicated to art, fashion, history and (somewhat randomly) The Da Vinci Code.

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