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Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

1. Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

Discover the highlights of Paris like a local on an electric bike tour. Peddle through the charming streets easily with the help of a motor. Have the use of a raincoat, so you can enjoy the city in any weather. Take a family-friendly route that is mostly on bike paths and sidewalks. Meet your guide and get fitted with your helmet and bike. Test drive your bike to ensure that you are comfortable handling an electric bike. Set off on an adventure as you ride to the iconic Louvre Palace. Wave to the Mona Lisa as you pass the Louvre Muséum and the Carrousel shopping center. Enjoy the greenery in the Tuileries Gardens and watch the ships pass by the docks. Admire the oldest bridge in the city at Pont Neuf. Travel to Cité Island to view the stunning Cité Palace. View the Gothic architecture of Saint Chapelle and the rose window of the Notre dame Cathédral. Venture to the Institute of France and see the love locks on the Arts Bridge. Go by the Orsay Muséum which was once a train station before passing the Orsay Docks. Get up close to the Eiffel Tower and marvel at the view of it from across the Trocadero Gardens. Feel the immensity of the Chaillot Palace as you see both wings. Get a taste of modern art as you pass by Tokyo Palace. Be tickled by the contrast between the Great and small palace. Experience the connection between the US and France at the Liberty Flame in Lady Diana square. Ride by the arched Alexandre III bridge and appreciate the use of space in the Vendôme and Concorde square. Finish your tour where you began.

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Paris: 2.5-Hour Guided Vintage Car Tour and Wine Tasting

2. Paris: 2.5-Hour Guided Vintage Car Tour and Wine Tasting

Explore Paris on a city highlight tour aboard a vintage Mercedes 280 SE from 1970. Visit the iconic Eiffel Tower and take incredible photos with the classic car. This tour takes you to the many landmarks and sights Paris has to offer, including Hôtel de Ville, Hôtel de Sens, Tour Saint Jacques, Notre Dame de Paris, Institut de France, Place de la Concorde, Grand Palais, Pont Alexandre III, Invalides, and Saint Germain des Prés. Explore some off-the-beaten-track sights and districts of the city like the Saint-Sulpice cathedral or Arènes de Lutèce with plenty of photo stops. Then, stop at a local winery in Latin Corner and discover a selection of unique wines.

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Paris: Sightseeing Bastille Day Cruise

3. Paris: Sightseeing Bastille Day Cruise

Climb aboard a comfortable boat and enjoy exceptional views of Paris and the Bastille Day fireworks. Share a boxed meal and enjoy a picnic as you take in Paris’ many landmarks. Your boat has a glass-enclosed observation deck allowing you to eat and enjoy the scenery at the same time, as well as protecting you from the weather. Use your smartphone to listen to an audio guide which is available in 14 languages. See the dreamy nighttime skyline of the City of Lights. Admire famous sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, the Parliament building, Musée d’Orsay, Institut de France, Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, The Conciergerie, the Louvre, the Obelisk, and the Grand Palais. Just before the festivities begin your boat will return to the Eiffel Tower so that you can enjoy the best view of the fireworks. Celebrate  Bastille Day with the whole city as you take in a jaw-dropping fireworks display. A river cruise is a perfect way to relax after a long day of sightseeing.

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What people are saying about Institut de France

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

We had a great guide he was nice and knew a lot about the sights. The wines were good thought there would be more history around them. But we are happy with the whole

Wine tasting is the wrong name for a visit to the store!