Private customized introduction tour at your own pace!
This is THE KEY tour for a first time visit! After this classic tour you will be prepared to unveil more of Parisian secrets and hidden places.
I will introduce you to the city from its origins : Ile de la Cité. From there on we will go through Parisian history and with the help of some of its known and lesser known places I will tell and show you the story of Paris. Let me surprise you with some of my anecdotes!
I will also give you a PRACTICAL guide on how to adapt to Parisian life, how to use the public transportation, 'metro', lots of ideas of where to go and when's the best time, how to avoid lines, recommendations for restaurants and much more!
Pick up at hotel or location as wished.
Take public transportation-metro to discover Ile de la Cité; the origins of Paris, see among others:
Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, Conciergerie, Palace of Justice, Ile Saint Louis. Walk along the river Seine, see St Michel (timewise have a short walk in Saint Germain or latin quarter to check out bakeries, pastry shops and revolution stories OR le Marais) place Dauphine, Pont Neuf, Pont des Arts, Louvre, Orsay, French Institut, Tuileries gardens, Concorde, French Parlement, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Tour Eiffel (view on).
- Option to include a skip the line Louvre tour of app. 1, 5 hours
- Option to include Montmartre when you visit the Louvre on another day:)
Depending on your location, we can also start at the Eiffel tower and do the tour the other way around.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel, or nearest metro station or another place where you'd like to start in Paris or near suburb.
End location: Flexible, it's up to you, I can bring you back to your hotel or to a museum or nice restaurant.
Duration: 6 hours
Walking, metro and on request a bike.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euro - For public transportation and a coffee or a snack on the way
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Very informative on the history of the sites visited. Enjoyed the bike tour, which was a great way to get around the city and see many sites. Was very flexible and accommodating. Everyone had a great time!