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Paris Local Districts and Stories Off the Beaten Track Guided Bike Tour

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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

See Paris like a local as you pedal around its vibrant neighborhoods, lively markets and hidden sights on this small-group bike tour. Explore the famous Latin Quarter, the Jewish communities of Le Marais and the historic Place de la Bastille, as well as enjoying views of iconic landmarks like Notre-Dame Cathedral. With plenty of rest stops and photo opportunities, this tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
  • Cycle Paris' streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Discover the rich history of the City of Light from your guide
  • Get insider tips on where to eat, drink, and explore
  • A small group ensures personal service

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Explore unusual attractions on this offbeat bike tour, from a 250-year-old cannonball to the former home of rock star Jim Morrison.

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Use of bicycle and helmet
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Le Peloton Café
    17 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe, 75004 Paris, France

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour time for check-in.
  • Tours operate under any weather conditions. Rain 'ponchos' available, please dress accordingly
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Paris Local Districts and Stories Off the Beaten Track Guided Bike Tour?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Paris Local Districts and Stories Off the Beaten Track Guided Bike Tour?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Paris Local Districts and Stories Off the Beaten Track Guided Bike Tour?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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I would highly recommend Bike About Tours for anyone looking for a fun, scenic and relaxing ride through the city.
The trip was well worth the fees paid and we saw so much more than expected!
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Best bike tour in Paris
Mia_K, Aug 2022
Simon is a great guide! All his fun little stories, local knowledge and positive energy made the bike tour just that much more fun! Loved the choices in all the locations to visit.
Great tour guide!
Cindy_W, Aug 2022
Julia is a great tour guide-seems to know everything about the area-Le Marais et Le Quartier Latin!! Paced well.
Loved it!
Sharon_K, Aug 2022
Fantastic trip, Tess was awesome. Genuine and knowledgeable insight of Paris. Thanks for the memories!
1 traveler found this review helpful
My family enjoyed riding...
Paola_B, Aug 2022
My family enjoyed riding through Paris, it was fun and safe. Children can definitely keep up and the guide made sure they were ok. The thing is, our guide was long-winded and told stories that had little to do with Paris, more about his friends and random opinions. He also enjoys stereotyping and doing imitations. For the French it was “the French love chopping heads off” which I interjected with “used to!!” (For my kids) and for Americans it was making guns with his fingers, pointing them in the air and “shooting”, then yelling “get off my property before I kill you”. We are American so I said, “nooooo” hoping he'd get the hint and stop. When he did it again I said “where we’re from it’s not like that, we’re not those American” and he would not stop. It happened at least 3 times. He also said we had a 5-year old in office (meaning Trump) which may be accurate lol but is not appropriate on a tour with kids and two groups of Americans. He also gave us choices “do you want to see the Mosque or the Roman amphitheater?” When both are clearly on the itinerary. The tour is fun and the guide meant well, but we can do without the harsh stereotypes and judgement.
Response from Host, Aug 2022
Hi Paola, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and leave us your opinion. We're so sorry you had a negative experience with one of our guides. If you have a moment to shoot an email to info@bikeabouttours.com, we're appreciate learning more about your experience so we can be sure it does not happen again in the future. Thank you so much.
A good balance of cycling and history with someone who knows
Shari_A, Aug 2022
Our upbeat guide kept the cycling momentum going taking us to colorful and key neighborhoods. She shared history at different stopping points while weaving in impressional moments which brought her stories to life.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Excellent bike tour through Paris
lam_t, Aug 2022
Noel was great at guiding us through the bike tour. Highly recommend to the visitors who want see more of Paris.
Our guide es absolutely...
Anne_L, Aug 2022
Our guide es absolutely fabulous. What s fun thing to do in Paris. Bikes were great, safe, nice spots, no rush, skip lots of other things but definitely do this!
Great tour!
Katie_K, Aug 2022
We did the locals bike tour with our kids, who are 9 and 11. They had fun, so we had fun! We were placed in a group with kids, which was so helpful! Our guide was Simon. He was funny, informative and led a good tour. I highly recommend!
Best way to explore Paris
Aliaksandr_S, Aug 2022
Had most amazing time feeling like true Parisians. Tour was very well organized and thought out. Our guide Allan was very knowledgeable, personable and funny. We would recommend it to anyone (Any age and physical ability). We had our 7 years old son with us and he had a blast as well. Very good selection of bicycles.
Great trip with Adam. He...
Michael_P, Aug 2022
Great trip with Adam. He was very knowledgeable and took special care of everyone. Would highly recommend.
Alan was a fantastic bike...
Adena_A, Aug 2022
Alan was a fantastic bike tour guide with a great sense of humor and knowledge of all our particular stops. The bike tour was great for all ages and levels of bicycling.
Great ride & guide
Scott_K, Jul 2022
Great tour. Ingrid was lovely, a fun, charming, and interesting guide. Our family enjoyed riding through parts of Paris that we wouldn’t have seen on our own.
Wonder what that hole in the wall is - huh
Namrata_B, Jul 2022
Early on we were greeted by a tour coordinator who was great (sorry I cannot remember the name). Taylor, our tour guide, was an excellent and kept us all entertained with stories and cool facts like Jim Morrison’s apartment and what was that hole in the wall with a date. She even fixed the chain on the bike for my daughter, when it came off during the tour. Loved the ice cream shaped like a flower in the Latin quarter. Cool tour and I would recommend it.
Lovely, sporty way to see Paris
Annie_M, Jul 2022
Our guide was knowledgeable, clever, and completely delightful. The places we visited were interesting, a little off-beat and thoroughly enjoyable. Highly recommended! K
Terrific way to see Paris!
Richard_K, Jul 2022
Fun ride around a couple of Paris neighborhoods. The guide was informative and funny. A great way to see the city!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Hidden paris
ngmarathon, Jul 2022
Wonderful, fun informative day learning about hidden Paris. Ingrid our guide was great! Easy bicycle riding
Loved the bike tour
Felicia_R, Jul 2022
Amazing half day biking around Paris. Our tour guide was fun and knowledgeable. We had a fantastic time!!
Fantastic Fun!
Jessica_K, Jul 2022
Melissa took us on a fantastic tour of Paris! She has so much knowledge, a super positive attitude and was just fun. We can't wait to come back soon!!
Fantastic tour !
Aruna_N, Jul 2022
Joshua was our guide. He gave us a lot of extra information about Paris that i did not know. He constantly made sure we were safe. I was nervous about doing this tour but ended up having a fantastic time. In fact I think it has been the highlight of my Paris trip
Alan is a great guide
Linde_H, Jul 2022
Alan was an outstanding guide - so interesting and a great sense of humour. I really enjoyed my bike ride through Paris! Thank you Alan!
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