1st Time to Paris Walking Tour › Orientation and sightseeing fun with flexible starting times straight from your hotel this is a unique 2+ hours private sightseeing tour that focuses on providing you freedom to enjoy Paris like a Parisian while also seeing the sights. It's not just facts & figures, the tour provides a hands-on experience like taking a ride in the metro and then hopping on a bus, avoiding pickpockets & scams, trying a bakery or a café & more!
Book a fun, productive first day in Paris to get an orientation of the city and discover places you'll want to visit further during your stay. With a private guide dedicated to just you and your party, spend two hours getting acquainted with the city.
Your guide will teach you about the different neighbourhoods, how to speak a few words of French, how to buy Metro tickets, and what are the must-see attractions and must-eat food. Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off Comprehensive orientation in Paris, perfect for first-time visitors Learn the basics of how to get around Paris from a local Private tour just for you and your party focuses on your interests.
Starting the adventure One of the best features of this tour is that it starts at your hotel's front door. The next best feature is the flexible schedule so you can enjoy your first morning. Once you and your guide have decided on a starting point location and time then the tour begins immediately as you step on to the street in front of your place. From starting at your hotel you discover your transport options, how do you catch a bus or metro or even a taxi / uber ride or perhaps the best choice is to walk a little first.
This is another great feature of this tour, the itinerary is custom tailored based on where you are staying and which must-see attraction comes first. Another great feature of this tour is for making the rest of your stay in Paris optimal by learning what transport ticket or tickets or pass do you really need. This may even mean perhaps buying a weekly travel pass which the tour guide will help you obtain, assemble and use. Imagine travelling all over Paris on buses, trams, metros and even trains for day trips to the countryside all for less than €23 euros, for the whole week! Did you even know this tip before now? The tour guide is already saving you time and money...)
So if you have no special requests then you will either hop on a bus or a metro ride, whichever you desire and off we go exploring Paris! By the time the tour has finished and most likely will finish in an area where you are now confident to walk, or to take a bus or a metro back to your hotel or onward to your next must-see attraction. That's right, freedom! You can probably can even give advice by now to lost strangers. Your tour guide has lived in Paris for more than 10 years and is willing to share that experience with you. It's up to you now to decide how you want to spend your entire visit in Paris by first deciding how to spend your first morning in Paris.
Departure & Return Departure Point The location is your choice as the guide offers to rendezvous with you at your accommodation, hotel, apartment. If you prefer a different meeting point then it can be for example at your nearest metro station (inside if it is raining). The tour doesn't start until we are all standing together. Return Details Tour ends in the general area of the Luxembourg Gardens and the Tower of Montparnasse.