Meet a Local in Paris Private Tour

2 Hours
Private Activity

From (USD) $340 Per Guide (Maximum 6 Guests)

Meet a Local in Paris Private Tour

2 Hours
Private Activity

From (USD) $340 Per Guide (Maximum 6 Guests)

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      Meet a Local in Paris Private Tour

      Paris, France
      From (USD) $340 Per Guide (Maximum 6 Guests)
      • More than a guide: A Parisian with scholarly creds, your orientation guide – we call them docents – will bring you up to speed on the City of Light's layout and how best to get around, what cool events may be going on during your stay, local customs and language tips, dining and shopping advice, and more. 
      • We come to you: Your docent will arrive at the hotel or apartment where you're staying and start out by getting you familiar with your neighborhood – its landmarks, history, close-by transport options, and relationship to other places you plan to go.
      • It's personal: This experience is all about you and your gang. After learning what you already know about Paris, what activities you've pre-booked, and what questions you have, your docent will tailor the orientation to your exact needs and interests. 
      • Experience more Paris: Big cities are big places. Not knowing where to go or how to get there is mood-busting and wastes precious time. Avoid the trial-and-error learning curve with this tailor-made intro – and see much more. 
      • Get a jump: Let us know if you have specific questions or goals in mind when you sign up for this tour and we'll personalize it even better – arriving with maps, info, suggestions, and answers pre-prepped for you.  
      About This Paris Tour

      Imagine heading into a foreign destination spanning 40 square miles, with limited time to spend there and no clear picture of what best to see and do – or how to get it seen and done. May sound daunting, but it's just Paris-for-the-first-time. 

      A few selected specs: Over 5,300 hotels and other places to sleep. 20 major neighborhoods, known as arrondissements. More than 8,000 restaurants, bistros, brasseries, and cafes. 245 Metro stations. Some 20,000 velib pick-up-and-ride rental bikes. Over 50 museums (each open and closed on different days, it seems). And enough must-see landmarks to make any Top 10 List swell to a Top 30 or 40. 

      Even a seasoned Paris visitor – let alone a first-timer – could land in a state of confusion figuring out how to turn all that into a manageable, smooth-running vacation experience. 

      But after your two-hour personalized Welcome to Paris crash course, you'll be totally equipped to take it all on. With a new understanding of the lay of the land, various transport options, and a clear plan of attack for those plentiful must-sees. 

      You'll even have answers to small questions about the area where you're staying, like which patisserie has the flakiest croissants, which cafe's cafe-au-lait is the best, and which shops and markets are likely to offer the things you're looking for. 

      Remember: the opposite of "orientation" is disorientation. And no one enjoys that.

      My city's twice as big as yours

      There's an obscure mathematical principle called Zipf's law that seems to accurately predict population size in cities world-wide. It works like this: In any given country, the largest city's population will be about twice that of the second biggest city, three times that of the third biggest, etc. For some bizarre reason, this ranking rule – first conceived to explain popularity of word usage in various languages – actually holds water. Who knew?

      Getting prepared
      Tour Participation Requirements
      Great photo opportunities Great photo opportunities
      Bring photo ID Bring photo ID
      Bring money Bring money
      Bring water Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses Wear Sunglasses
      Wear Hat Wear Hat
      Cancellation policy

      Choose your date and time very carefully. Only a portion of this tour is refundable from the time of booking; within 72 hours of operation, it is fully non-refundable.

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