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Explore Paris like a local on this private 2-hour sightseeing tour. In addition to history and landmarks, this tour provides answers to travel-related questions such as, ‘Where’s a great place to get dinner? Should you tip a French waiter?’
Meet your personalized guide outside the Notre Dame Cathedral and kickstart your outing on the Ile de la Cité, the heart and origin of the city. Your guide shares inside tips on how to enjoy some of the tourist attractions here without the crowds.
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, take note of art galleries, charming passageways, and a popular bakery. Other stops include the Shakespeare & Company bookstore, Square René Viviani, Sorbonne University, Jardin de Luxembourg, Gérard Mulot Boulangerie, and Pont des Arts.
Walk past the Louvre Museum, and end your private tour at the Place du Carrousel, which boasts a wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe.
Locations visited
Notre Dame Cathedral
Louvre Museum
Luxembourg Gardens
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First time in Paris and don’t know where to start? Book this private 2-hour tour for a personalized introduction to the City of Lights. See a number of famous attractions, such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Jardin de Luxembourg, and the Louvre Museum, and at the same time, pick up inside tips on where to discover culture, gastronomy, and nightlife. Kickstart your Paris visit with a local, and learn about the city’s history in the company of your select family and friends.
  • Private 2-hour sightseeing tour of Paris
  • Explore Ile de la Cité, where the city began
  • Admire must-see destinations, including the Notre-Dame de Paris, Jardin de Luxembourg and the Louvre
  • Learn about the city’s history and local favorites on galleries and restaurants from your personalized guide
  • Enjoy the sights with just your family and friends (up to eight people)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
So happy on our first day in Paris!

We had a lovely kickstart tour with Chloe on the day we arrived in Paris. She was personable and knowledgeable and very easy to talk to. She speaks excellent English. Would highly recommend Chloe!

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Gerard was awesome!

Gerard was an amazing guide to our family. We did the kickstarter Paris tour with him. We reached Paris an hour late and Gerard was flexible enough to start the tour late. He was very knowledgeable and kept us all engaged. He was extremely polite...More

Thank Ritu S
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Tour with a knowledgeable friend!

If you wish your good friend was a Paris local so that you could experience the city as the inhabitants do.....then consider a Private Paris Kickstart Tour. I felt is was money well spend for my 2 teenage sons and I. Rachelle was a great...More

Thank Darrin G
Reviewed 30 July 2018
Kickstart tour with Alexandrine

Alex was the perfect choice to give my family their first view of Paris. She took the time to understand our interests and made sure to tailor our tour to them. We really wanted to have our young adults start their stay in Paris hearing...More

Thank CalvinPowell-LA
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile
Wonderful tour

Juliette gave us an enjoyable look into the sites of Paris. She was very knowledgeable and fun. She is wonderful. She even took the time to write down sites we should see on our next few days. What a great start to our Paris adventure....More

Thank Heather B
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27 May 2018|
Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The tour just included the four of us plus the guide.
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