Telling a story creatively enriches the visitor experience

Whether designing immersive multimedia tours or more traditional audio guides, creating visitor experiences has been our core business for nearly 30 years. We produce multilingual, inclusive tours for the world of culture and the tourism industry, combining the production of creative interactive content with reliable hardware and software solutions. Audio guides and multimedia guides are a great methode of transmitting cultural knowledge, enabling visitors to learn in an entertaining way. Sound, video, augmented reality, treasure hunts, expert interviews, interactive games, 360° panoramas… whatever the vector, our way of telling stories will spark your visitors’ imaginations.

We design quality multilingual audio tours for cultural and tourist sites

Speaking to foreign visitors in their native language is a prerequisite for the successful transmission of knowledge. We adapt, translate and interpret tours into foreign languages with the help of our experts in multilingual creation (screenwriters, mediators, translators and actors). They immerse themselves in the text in the original language before adapting it into their mother tongue. These multilingual versions are more than just translations, appealing to foreign visitors’ cultural references and sensitivities.

A wide-ranging catalogue of native voices to tell your story

Our multimedia production team is responsible for the artistic and educational design of your audio tours. We have internal production expertise, recording all the sound content in our own studios, with the support of our international partners according to the language requirements. We work closely with a wide network of professional actors, whose voices bring the texts to life and contribute to creating an exciting tour for visitors, full of emotion!

Our creative process: from scripting to tour production

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Writing and scripting tour itineraries

Work on rewriting provided texts

Documentary research and putting texts into oral form

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Multilingual translation by native speakers

Literal and cultural adaptation by professional translators

Tours with Audiodescription, Easy language, Sign language

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Wide-ranging catalogue of mother-tongue actors

Internal recording studios

Dubbing, musical arrangements and soundtrack creation

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360° views and aerial videos by drone

Augmented reality, virtual reality, immersive videos

2D/3D design, video mapping, motion design

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Sound design (transitions, foley et sound effects)

Sound editing and mixing

Video editing and captioning

Immersive content production: the key to a successful interactive visit

Our multimedia department dedicated to audio-visual production is responsible for designing interactive tours. A multitude of immersive content allows visitors to delve into the history of your site: video creation, historical reconstructions of scenes or monuments from the past, interactive maps, 360° views or 2D/3D animations. These kinds of tours are both educational and entertaining, making a great visitor experience!


2D animation
Historical reconstructions
Interactive connected maps


Static 360° views (image, photo)
360° immersive animations (video)
Aerial video taken by drone
Interviews with personalities


3D Modelling
3D Animation
Augmented reality content integration

On-site sound recording, studio recording, interviews with personalities

Our sound engineers bring your visits to life by producing audio tours with narration, dialogue and/or sound effects. We can also conduct expert interviews and conversations with artists or other personalities in our recording studios.

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Biologist and wildlife conservationist Jeff Corwin introduces the Stone Zoo tour for Zoo New England
Mussachusetts, USA

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President Emmanuel Macron tells the story of the Elysée Palace during the Journées du Patrimoine
Paris, France

Tours for Children : fun, family-friendly tours that capture the youngest visitors’ attention

We design tours adapted to the age, level of understanding and interests of young visitors. We believe it’s essential to find the right tone and content to suit a target audience of families with children. We therefore write versions that are specially adapted and scripted for young people, with fun educational content including mini-games (treasure hunts, puzzles, quizzes, etc.).

Permanent collection
Picasso Museum (Antibes, France)

La Pedrera Essential tour for kids
Casa Milà (Barcelona, Spain)

Landscapes exhibition
Orsay Museum (Paris, France)

Accessibility: designing inclusive tours accessible to people with disabilities

At Orpheo, we work on formats and content to make cultural visits accessible to everyone. We support museums and tourist sites in designing tours suitable for disabled audiences: tours in Sign Language, with Audiodescription, or in Easy language (simplified language)… Like our multilingual versions, these specially-adapted tours for disabled audiences are more than just transcriptions. These inclusive mediation programmes are designed to best convey the informative content to the target audience, ensuring it can be understood by everyone.

Unmute Art project: winner of the 2020 GLAMi Awards for innovation in cultural accessibility
To coincide with «The Real Essence of Warhol » exhibition at the Basilica of Pietrasanta in Naples, the exhibition producer, Arthemisia, and the Italian National Agency for the Deaf, Ente Naziole Sordi, called on Orpheo to provide Orpheo Touch multimedia guides and develop a tour application adapted to deaf visitors drawing upon image recognition technologies and augmented reality, alongside actors’ performances (body painting).

They trust us, we thank them

  We are really satisfied with our relationship and Orpheo’s professionalism throughout our work together. The audio tours for adults and families with children developed in 7 languages met with great success!

SISTER MARGUERITE — Hautecombe Abbey in Savoy (France)

  Thanks to your efforts and involvement, we now have a high-quality multilingual audio tour to delight new visitors! The solutions your team recommended and produced were exactly what we were looking for.

BARBARA SMYRL — Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)

  Launched in autumn 2021, the new scripted tours, developed in 9 languages, have been a great success with our visitors. Their feedback on the content is indeed very positive and encouraging for the next tours to come!

VINCENT DUBOIS — Tourist office of the city of Nancy (France)