Paris Highlights and what's behind...a jump inside the post card !

Tour Number

Activity Level

376185


Categories

Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
I am very sorry to say that public transportation with people using wheelchair are not practical enough to plan a tour this way.
I can arrange transportation with a specific vehicle on your request at least a week in advance.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

Private Paris walking/cycling tour and food tasting


If you don't know where to start, start here.

This tour will introduce Paris to you , its main monuments and the reasons of their existence or celebrity.
We will use public buses or Ride bicycles to see how Paris works and understand the city.

Riding a bicycle (optional) can be amazing (and very safe).

We forget sometimes that the Eiffel Tower that opened to the public in 1889 was a birthday gift for the French revolution,
We forget that The Louvre was not only a protection but allowed also the king to escape himself from Paris
We forget that Montmartre is a church dominating Paris, meaning morality is back and revolution is over
etc.

We will discover the official story and the unofficial one :

as it is : "History is always written by the hunters, not by the rabbits. "

At the end, you will have see the post card, what's in it and you will have keys to understand Paris and the French culture.

It will be friendly, easy and comfortable and we will do a real local food taste on the way !

Itinerary

As it is a customizable tour, we can discuss together of what you want to see and how.

OPTION 1 : By walk and using public buses
(safe and easy)

Garnier Opéra
The Louvre Museum (internal guided tour of it is possible)
Notre-Dame
(entrance to Sainte Chapelle is an option)
Ile de la Cité
Latin Quarter
Champs Elysées
Arc de Triomphe

OPTION 2 : By walk or riding bicycle
(Some part of Paris are totally close to traffic, this mean it is totally safe with bicycle and the view is just amazing)

starting point in Paris center : Beaubourg/Pompidou museum
Les Halles
The Seine river
Orsay Museum (internal tour is an option)
The Louvre (internal tour is an option)
Notre Dame (outside and inside)
Ile de la Cité,
Latin quarter
The Marais and Jewish quarter
Place des Vosges
Chatelet
end at the starting point (Beaubourg/Pompidou)

Others monuments that can be included.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: By walk or public transportation:
At your place

By walk or Bicycle tour :
Courtyard entrance of Pompidou museum.
The Centre Pompidou Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France
Latitude: 48.860642 | Longitude: 2.352245

End location: At your place

Or by bike :
The Centre Pompidou Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France
Latitude: 48.860642 | Longitude: 2.352245

Duration: 4 hours

As this tour is customizable,
I will follow your request and adjust its length : 2, 3, 4, 5,...or 9 hours.

Transportation

Mainly by walk
added with Local transportation (Métro, buses)
or Bicycle (in a very safe way, cost in addition)
Or even by taxi or Van that can be arranged on your request (cost in addition)

What’s Included

-Customized private tour itinerary and help with transportation
-Paris Maps and 1 water / person
-Recommendations to continue on your own
-V.A.T.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euros - 20 euros for bike rental
10/25 euros for lunch / food tasting (4 euros a pastry, 6 euros a delicious french bread sandwich with hand made cheese, 6 euros a good everyday wine, etc.)
5/10 euros for a real made in Paris souvenirs

What’s Extra

-Bike rental (20 euros per person)
-Local transportation tickets (10 euros / person)
i can book and pay for you if you want, you will reimburse me the day of the tour.

-Food and refreshments (from 6 euros for a sandwich to 20/35 euros for a very good quality pic nic that we could do on the way !)
-Museum Entrance fees, if any.
-Personal expenses (i will show you you where to find real French made souvenirs, cost starts at 5 euros for a very nice pop up card, etc.)

Restrictions

I am a full licencied guide, i can guide in national museums, monuments and outside

I am not a professional driver
I can arrange a separate transportation with insurance, vehicle (usually a new Mercedes Viano van) and a kind and calm professional driver.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Alexandre A.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/parisguidedmainmonumentscitytour

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