Paris à vélo - Paris by bike

Paris à vélo - Paris by bike

Unique, 6-day city trip in France's metropolis

  • All new Paris experience off the famous sights
  • Original bike tour through France's capital
  • Green districts, narrow passages & canals
  • Unknown museums
  • English-speaking guide

Experience Paris from a truly unique perspective! This guided bicycle tour will take you to some of the city’s most beautiful, yet completely unknown locations, cycling through green districts, narrow passages and along canals, and visiting original museums in city residences, flats and backyards.

Join us on this 6 day bike tour in Paris and discovery France's famous capital from a completely different perspective! Our original itinerary, prepared by locals and guided by English speaking Paris natives, will take you far off the typical tourist paths, cycling through green districts, narrow passages and along canals, and visiting original museums unknown to most tourists and locals. Our bike tours allow you to experience the city first-hand, meet with its residents and take in the colours and flavours of its diverse cultures. A unique city adventure awaits you!

Price from 750,- €

Paris à vélo - Paris by bike

Guided tour, 6 days

Difficulty level

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival
Meet our English-speaking tour guide at the hotel, learn about the week's programme and join your fellow travellers for a delicious dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Day 2: Along the city canals
Your first bike tour will take you along the Canal Saint Martin and the Canal de l'Ourcq, crossing several arrondissements and passing numerous watergates and swing bridges. Enjoy a break at the Quai de Jemmapes before continuing on towards the park La Villette at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie and the Grands Moulins de Pantin on the city outskirts.
Duration: approx. 6hrs

Day 3: East Paris
Spend the morning exploring Paris on your own initiative. After lunch, the day's guided tour will take you to the eastern part of the city. It includes cycling through charming passages, across the famous Place de la Bastille and along the former rail trail Coulée Verte,visiting some of the city's most interesting, yet largely unknown sights and finally ending at Père Lachaise cemetery.
Duration: approx. 3-4hrs

Day 4: Original museums
Today, your guide will take you on a fascinating cultural tour. You will visit a variety of original museums hidden in city residences, flats and courtyards unknown to most tourists and Paris natives.
Duration: approx. 5hrs

Day 5: Green neighbourhoods
Explore the “green districts” in South Paris, recently turned into reduced traffic zones, passing Bercy, the Butte aux Cailles, the Cité universitaire and the Cités d'artistes. Visit the Village de Grenelle, the Castel Béranger and the beautiful 19th century Villas fleuries along the way. An excellent French dinner with your group will round off the day.
Duration: approx. 6hrs

Day 6: Departure
Our guided city bike tour ends after breakfast. Take advantage of your remaining time in Paris to explore the city, go shopping or visit one of its beautiful markets and fascinating exhibitions!

Please note: This itinerary is subject to change!

For more information you can request our detailed information sheet via email. Please indicate which tour you are interested in.

Travel dates

  • Jul 28th, 20 – Aug 02nd, 20
  • From 750,- €
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  • Aug 04th, 20 – Aug 09th, 20
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  • Oct 13th, 20 – Oct 18th, 20
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Indicated pricing per person in double bedrooms occupancy
Single bedrooms upon request: +€230,-

Our trip starts and ends in Paris.
Please feel free to arrange your trip to and from Paris by the means of transportation of your choice and extend your trip according to your preferences.

For parties of 8 or more, we're happy to arrange for additional travel dates and/or customised tours in English.

Please fill out our enquiry form indicating the number of your party and your preferred travel dates.

Services

Price includes:
5 nights in double bedrooms at a 3-star hotel incl. breakfast, 2 dinners, English speaking tour guide, admission fees, 5 day public transportation ticket, visitor's tax.

Optional:
Rental bikes: €70 per bike or €120 per e-bike

Number of participants

We accept bookings from groups as well as individual travellers!
Guaranteed departure: 8 participants (max. 16 persons)
Not accessible to persons with reduced mobility.
The tour operator reserves the right to cancel this trip up until 21 days prior to departure.

Accommodation

5 nights in double bedrooms at a comfortable 3-star hotel in Paris' city centre. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, hairdryer, phone, satellite TV, wireless LAN, safe and minibar. The hotel is located 10 minutes from the bike rental.

Single bedrooms available upon request (at a surcharge).

Level: Easy

This easy bike tour covers mostly flat roads and bike trails and is therefore suitable for beginners and cycling pros alike. When cycling on city roads, please be sure to keep right and stick to your group.

Bike rental

Rental bikes for this tour are available upon request.

Price: €70 per bike or €120 e-bike
Price includes: helmet, lock, bike basket, rain jacket.
Price excludes: breakdown service, theft insurance, saddlebag.

How to get there

We recommend a low-carbon train ride to Paris Gare de l'Est or Gare du Nord.

While the Grand Paris is quite big, getting around inside it is fairly easy and convenient thanks to a modern, efficient and well-run public transportation system.(RATP)

Airport: Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle or Paris Orly. Suburban train (RER) and bus connections to the city centre.

If you're travelling by plane, please consider offsetting your carbon emissions. For instance, we recommend compensation through the atmosfair programme.

For detailed travel information, please request our info sheet by filling out the enquiry form below.

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