Small Group Authentic Paris Bike Tour

Cruise through the most lively, local neighborhoods of Paris on this immersive, fun-filled bike tour

Travel Flexibly · 3.00h · Paris, France

Looking for a fun way to explore the most authentic areas of Paris like Le Marais, Les Halles or Canal St Martin? Hop on this reduced group bike tour, which takes you away from the tourist landmarks and into the city’s most authentic local neighborhoods. Cruise through the city’s charming streets as you people watch, stumble on local events, and discover a side of Paris you’ve never seen before!

  • Bike Tour in Paris​
  • Les Halles​
  • Le Marais
  • Canal St Martin​
  • Expert Host​
  • Paris Like a Local​
  • A Small Group Journey​

Before riding through the streets of Paris, head to your meeting point to meet your friendly host and the rest of your small group of only 8 people max. Your host will set you up with your bikes and helmets, and give you a run down for the day’s loose agenda.

Once your group is all set, you’ll cruise away from the classic museums and historic landmarks in favor of local areas that are often overlooked by tourists. Follow your host to discover where Parisians hang out, in areas like Canal St Martin and Bastille. Maybe you’ll come across a flea market, movie set, or an a cappella concert. The sights change with every tour, as you never know exactly what will unfold during your ride!

Continue whizzing through the charming streets of Paris as you make your way back to your original meeting point. Your tour ends here, but you’re free to walk back to your favorite, local neighborhood for a deeper look!

Authentic Paris Bike Tour Description

Your 3-hour tour includes:

  • Expert, local host

  • French Bicycles from the 70’s, in perfect state

  • Helmets if requested

  • Explore authentic, Parisian neighborhoods

  • Small group size of 8 people max

  • Le Marais, Faubourg St Denis, Canal St Martin, Place de la République and more!

Meet Your Host

Your adventure begins at your meeting point on Rue Rochambeau, where your local host will be waiting with your bicycles. Here, you’ll also meet the rest of your intimate group of only 8 people at most. Your friendly host will set you up with your bikes for the day, and give you your helmets, if requested. If you’d like a helmet, be sure to reserve one when you book your tour!

Now that everyone has their bikes, it’s time to hop on and see Paris like never before!

Ride Through Paris Like a Local

Immerse yourself in the most authentic neighborhoods of Paris, as you follow your host away from the more touristic areas and into the heart of the city. Throughout your tour, you’ll be led through the lively, local areas of Les Halles, Faubourg St Denis, Canal St Martin, Bastille, and Le Marais.

Maybe you’ll stumble upon a local garage sale, an improvised concert, a demonstration or parade, or simply young Parisians enjoying the day. Each tour is different, as you never know what sights or events you’ll cycle by! No matter what, or who, you come across, you’re guaranteed to discover more about today’s Paris.

Le Fauborg St Denis, Canal St Martin and Le Marais

Your host will lead you through hidden gems and share fascinating anecdotes that make this neighborhood truly unique.

As you cycle through the charming streets of Le Faubourg St Denis, you'll witness the transformation of this historic district into a trendy, multicultural hub. Along the way, be prepared for unexpected encounters with the daily scenes of Parisians going about their lives. The journey continues along the picturesque Le Canal St Martin, where you'll have the opportunity to pause and take in the tranquil waterside atmosphere. Finally, we'll explore the timeless beauty of Le Marais, where history and modernity seamlessly coexist. Your host will unveil the secrets of this iconic district, from its elegant architecture to its thriving arts and culture scene.

An immersion in the Authentic Side of Paris

This bike tour is not just a ride; it's an immersion into the soul of Paris. With special stops, intriguing stories, and the chance to witness the authentic rhythm of the city, you'll gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the captivating French capital. Join us for an unforgettable adventure through Les Halles, Le Faubourg St Denis, Le Canal St Martin, and Le Marais, and discover Paris from a new perspective.

To end the tour, you’ll follow your host back to your original meeting point. Once the tour is over, you’re free to go back to your favorite local neighborhoods to continue exploring by foot!

What you get with this tour
Local host
Authentic French Bicycles from the 70’s
Helmets on options
See the less touristic side of Paris
Explore authentic Parisian neighborhoods
Cycle through Place des Victoires, Canal St Martin, Bastille and le Marais
Explore Les Halles and Place des Vosges
Small group size of 8 people max
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing along a bottle of water during the summer.

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Paris.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

Unfortunately, because this tour requires 3 hours on a bicycle, it may not be well suited for those with mobility issues. All guests must know how to ride and be comfortable riding a bicycle through the city.

What happens if it rains?

We run our tours rain or shine. If it rains, we recommend bringing a foldable light rain jacket and water resistant shoes. If the weather is too bad and we will need to cancel or reschedule the tour, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Is this tour suited for beginners?

Each participant must have already ridden bicycles before. Our bikes have a low center of gravity and are easy to hop on or hop off.

Is there any chance this tour will be canceled?

On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

No, but your host will be happy to recommend some of his favorite spots.

Is there any height or weight limitation for this tour?

Due to the type of of bicycles we use, we can accommodate people measuring up to 1m90 (74"), and weighing a maximum of 95 kgs (209 lb).

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids aged 13 and up are welcome on this bike tour, and they pay a reduced fee. The tour is not suitable for younger children.

Does this tour include hotel pickup?

No hotel pickup is included on this tour. You’ll meet your host at the designated meeting point on Rue Rochambeau.

What to bring?

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing along a bottle of water during the summer.

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