Often agreed to be the most beautiful city in the world, Paris makes a stunning backdrop for a relaxed bike tour.
As the home of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe, Paris is packed with some of the world’s most famous sights. One of the best ways to see them is on a bike tour, which will help you cover more distance around the city whilst still taking the time to stop off and enjoy the view. Here, we’ve picked out three of the best for experiencing the City of Light.
Paris: City Highlights Bike Tour
For a great introduction to the city’s main sights book onto this three-to-four-hour bike tour with an expert guide. Not only will you cycle past must-see landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe, and the picturesque river Seine, but your guide will also fill you in on the history of Paris from the French Revolution to World War II, as well as share stories about the city and tips on hidden gems. From €29 per person.
Book at Getyourguide.com
Paris Night Bicycle Tour & River Cruise
To see the city romantically lit up at night book onto this evening bike tour, which also includes a relaxing river cruise to give you a break from cycling. After setting off from the Eiffel Tower with your guide you’ll cycle along the banks of the Seine and past historic sites such as the Notre-Dame and the Academie Française. After working up an appetite you’ll stop for a well-earned ice-cream at the famous Berthillon. You’ll then finish the evening with a glass of wine on a one-hour river cruise which will take you past the pretty Ile de la Cité, Ile St. Louis, and the Latin Quarter as well as the Hotel de Ville and Musée D’Orsay. From €44 per person.
Book at Getyourguide.com
Day Bike Tour with Eiffel Tower Ticket and River Cruise
If you’d prefer to see more of the city by day then this six-hour tour combines both a bike tour and a river cruise, and the added bonus of a visit to the Eiffel Tower. You’ll get Skip-the-Line access allowing you to head straight to the 2nd level before making your way to the top for sweeping views of Paris. Next, you’ll enjoy a one-hour boat cruise on the Seine which will sail past the charming islands of Ile de la Cité and Ile St. Louis and some of the city’s most famous sites including Notre-Dame and the Musée D’Orsay. You’ll finish the day with a two-hour afternoon bike ride on a comfortable cruiser bike, cycling past the most famous landmarks in Paris with an expert guide who will bring the city to life with insider information and local stories. From €99 per person.
Book at Viator.com