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Private Paris Kickstart Tour with a Local

  • 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
Private Paris Kickstart Tour with a Local
From US$13.81
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Kickstart your stay with a local and private guide, see the city in a nutshell.
From US$13.81
4pm Kickstart Tour
Kickstart your stay with a local and private guide, see the city in a nutshell.
From US$13.81
1pm Kickstart Tour
Kickstart your stay with a local and private guide, see the city in a nutshell.
From US$13.81
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.
What to Expect
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.
Reviews (49)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Chloe is a great Paris tour guide!

We went on a "Kickstart Paris" tour with Chloe, booked via Withlocals.com. She was wonderful! We saw many of the historic sights of Paris, along with charming neighborhoods that we would likely not have seen. Chloe is charming and fun, full of energy and historic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amazing bespoke tour by Wan

Initially was worried about the kick start tour as i had already visited a few locations on my own. However as i spoke to Wan, she listened to my interests and tailored the tour accordingly! The result was a unique tour that exceeded all expectations!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NelsonY01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wan is a very competent guide and she is well educated in Paris histories. We learned a lot. She took us to a food market and we was shopping to our picnic. A short stop for coffee and then in to the Latin quarters. That...More

Thank AnnSofie58
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile
A tour with Juliette

Juliette was prompt, warm, knowledgeable and so charming. She showed us beautiful gardens and shops. She shared stories and history and even found us an amazing treat. We truly enjoyed our tour and highly recommend.

Thank JustTV3
Reviewed 20 October 2018
Amazing experience! Thanknk you, Adrien!

I don't have enough words to describe how great was our tour conducted by Adrien. We had to make multiple changes to our orginal arrangement due to cancelled flight and other delays. Adrian was extremely flexible and adjusted the schedule to our convenience. He was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.