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Breeze by the walking and bus tours on a Blue Bike™ and get up close and personal with Paris' top Monuments in a fun and easy way! You’ll take home some of the best photos and memories of your entire trip.
Discover and learn about the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, the Louvre, the Champs-Elysées, and many more amazing Paris highlights in half the time of a walking tour. Your local guide will tell you stories, share little known fun and historical facts, and let you in on many shortcuts and local tips.
Happy to answer any questions you might have about Paris, we'll help you get your bearings and teach you how to make the best use of your time here.
On our Paris Bike Tour: the Highlights we focus on showing you all of the main highlights of our beautiful city in a fun and interactive way. Our local guide will make sure that you get a real feel for how the city works and will share tips and advice about how to make the best use of your time in Paris. We are sure you won’t find a more fun or stress free tour that will show you all of Paris’ main monuments in only 4hrs.
With 20+ years of experience cycling in Paris our founders designed this tour to be good for everyone! That is why this tour takes place mostly in parks, large courtyards, along the river banks and on bike paths. That means you don’t need to be a cycling expert to love this bike tour. You just need to know how to ride a bike with confidence and enjoy cruising past the walking tourists.
The Paris Bike Tour: the Highlights takes you to Notre-Dame Cathedral where you’ll learn about the famous gargoyles. You’ll then cycle to the Musée d’Orsay where the greatest impressionist paintings hang. Afterwards you’ll coast along the banks of the Seine River and stop to learn about the magnificently gilded Pont Alexandre III bridge.
Leaving the Seine River behind you’ll ride to the Hotel des Invalides and learn about the most famous general France ever had, Napoleon Bonaparte. Then you’ll experience a taste of the back streets of Paris and stop at the market street named Rue Cler for a lunch/snack break. Rue Cler has over 10 different cafés as well as food stalls with all kinds of tasty French specialities. You’ll have 30 minutes to explore the market and eat something enjoyable for your lunch.
After the break you’ll be taken to the foot of the Eiffel Tower where your guide will share fun and interesting stories of its more than 125+ years of history. Leaving the Eiffel Tower behind you’ll cycle under tree lined bike paths until you reach the stunningly beautiful Grand and Petit Palais buildings and learn about the part they played in the World’s Fair of 1900.
On your Blue Bike™ you’ll then cycle alongside the famous Champs-Elysées Avenue and stop to hear the history of the guillotine and Marie-Antoinette at Place de la Concorde. Followed by another lovely ride under a tree lined path alongside the Tuileries Gardens. The tour culminates in your visit to the vast and majestic Louvre Museum where you’ll learn all about the museum itself and many of the masterpieces inside of it such as the Mona Lisa.
This tour is the ultimate introduction to Paris, as it will amuse and educate at the same time, and that’s why we’re sure you’ll love it!
Max. 12 pers. per tour
4 hours approximatly
Includes a 30min snack break
All of our tours are commented in English
Dates & Times
Everyday at 10:30AM
Additional tour at 3PM (May to August)
Place Saint-Michel in front of the fountain.
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For the Paris Bike Tour: the Highlights, you will meet with your guide in the heart of the Latin Quarter, at Place Saint-Michel in front of the Saint-Michel Fountain.
The Fountain Saint-Michel can easily be reached by metro line 4 (stop "SAINT-MICHEL") and the RER lines B & C (stop "SAINT-MICHEL – NOTRE-DAME").
The Eiffel Tower
Built for the World’s Fair of 1889, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous and visited structures in the world.
Paris largest and most celebrated Church, built in a true Gothic fashion it has the most beautiful Rose windows and flying buttresses.
Once the Royal Palace, now the largest and most visited museum in the world. The Louvre is home to the mysterious Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and the famous glass Pyramid.
The Musée d’Orsay
Home to some of the most beautiful paintings in the world, the Musée d’Orsay has several works of Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh.
Rue Cler market
Parisians have been coming to rue Cler market street since 1826! Taste some of the best of Paris here when you stop for the 30 minute break.
Seine River banks
The banks of the Seine River, in Paris, are so enchanting that they have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll ride along them and behold the beauty of the river life.
Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde is the place where Marie-Antoinette lost her head! Today is has a 2,000 year old Egyptian Obelisk at its center.
The Grand Palais
Constructed for the 1900 World’s Fair, the Grand Palais is a magnificent architectural feat with its glass, iron and steel beautifully combined.
Known to many as « The most beautiful avenue in the world » you'll have a wonderful view all the way up this avenue to the famous Arc de Triomphe.
Invalides (Napoleon’s Tomb)
Les Invalides was once a hospital for wounded soldiers, and is currently a military museum that is home to the tomb of Napoléon Bonaparte.
Frequently Asked Questions
Lots of things can happen that make a person need to change their plans. So you’re welcome to cancel this tour up to 24 hours before it starts and we’ll give you a full refund.
If you plan out your travel time poorly, arrive late, and miss your tour we will feel sad that you missed your tour but we will not issue you a refund.
Yes, we’ve got 2 different smaller sized bikes for kids and adults who are too short to use our Blue Bikes™.
We have baby seats for kids that are between the ages of 1 and 3 years old (max weight 22 kg (48 lbs)).
We also have some cool Burley tandem attachment bikes that are suitable for little kids who are too big for the baby seat but too small to cycle on their own (max weight 38 kg (85 lbs) - max height 137 cm (4 ft 6 in)).
We do NOT have tandem bikes that are suitable for two adults. All adults who join our tour must know how to cycle on their own with confidence. Please do not book this tour if an adult in your party is unable to cycle. We do not have any way to include them in this tour.
Find out more about our bikes here .
This tour is for people who know how to ride a bike and want to have some fun! It is not a physically intensive activity and we have had people of all shapes and sizes take part in it and everyone has always loved it.
The route is 100% flat and the pace is not at all fast. One of the reasons we use our Blue Bikes™ is to be lazy and see more monuments in less time than a walking or bus tour!
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We are committed to giving you the best experience possible, in case the tour you took with us didn’t meet your expectation we are happy to give a full refund as long as you participated in the entire tour and tell your guide at the end of the tour.
We appreciate and reward fidelity!
Planning on booking multiple tours with us? Contact us to receive a 10% discount.
Discount only apply when booking 2, 3 or 4 tours on different dates.
We understand that unexpected events can change your travel plans; for this reason Blue Fox Travel offers a full refund, for any reason, if you cancel more than 24hrs before your reserved tour is scheduled to start.
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These are the Terms & Conditions that apply to any tour run by BLUE FOX TRAVEL in France under the brands BLUE BIKE TOURS or BLUE FOX TRAVEL.
In this document, BLUE BIKE TOURS might be abbreviated as BBT and BLUE FOX TRAVEL as BFT.
BLUE FOX TRAVEL is a registered SARL (Société à Responsabilité Limitée - Limited Liability Company) at the Paris Chamber of Commerce under the number : 534 151 576
BLUE FOX TRAVEL is a registered French Travel Operator under the licence : IM075160040
BLUE FOX TRAVEL is a registered Public Service Vehicle Operator under the Licence : 2016/11/0007784
Because BLUE FOX TRAVEL is a registered French company, and all of our tours take place in France, only the French Law will apply in the case of any conflict.
Last updated : January 2019.
Valid until : the end of the world.
I - Cancellation Policy
BFT offers a 100% refund if a reservation is cancelled more than 24 hours before the scheduled start of the tour. The notification must be made by email. No refunds are given for ANY reason once within the 24 hrs prior to the scheduled tour.
All of our tours run Rain or Shine. We do not issue refunds if you choose to skip your tour because the weather doesn’t suit you. You can always wait until the last minute to book your tour to ensure the weather suits you that day. BFT reserves the right to cancel any of its tours last minute in case of an Act of God or crazy act from a large group of people. Flooding, hail, dangerous weather conditions, riots, etc. In such instances full refunds will be given to anyone who had their tour cancelled.
II - Satisfaction Guarantee Policy
If the tour you took with us didn’t live up to what we promised you on our website and failed to meet your expectations, we will be heartbroken. We will also give you a 100% refund so long as you do all of these things:
You remember that we we are in no way responsible for the weather and that our guides actually have to give 110% of themselves to you on days when the weather is not as nice in order to help you enjoy the tour.
You participate in the entire tour from: being on time at the meeting point until the “goodbyes” at the very end of the tour. You can’t leave a tour half-way and ask for your money back.
At the end of the tour you tell your guide, in person, that you were not satisfied with the tour you took.
You provide your tour guide with the reasons you were not satisfied with the tour itself.
III - Payment Policy
A valid credit card is required to secure your booking. All reservations must be prepaid online prior to the tour. We accept Visa, Mastercard. None of your personal credit card or billing information is stored by BFT.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Your personal informations will never be disclosed to any third parties.
V - Child Policy
All reservations made for children under the age of 18 years old must be made by an adult and we must be informed at the time of booking exactly how many children are in your party and their ages. This is vital information as it allows our guide to prepare the proper child sized equipments for the bike tours and the booster seats for all day trips/excursions that use one of our vans.
All reservations made for a minor under the age of 18 years old must also include the reservation for an adult who will be 100% solely responsible for the safety and well being of the child while on the tour.
Every child, under the age of 12 years old, partaking in a bicycle tour will be required to wear a helmet and a reflective vest as per French Law.
The adult who accompanies the child agrees to the responsibility of choosing a properly sized helmet, adjusting the helmet, and keeping the helmet on the head of the child during the whole tour. Blue Fox Travel has helmets in multiple sizes for you to choose from at no cost.
Don't forget: Children who will be riding in a baby/child seat, on a tandem attachment bike, or in a booster seat in one of our vans absolutely MUST have their seat reserved beforehand. We NEED to know exactly what your child will need before they show up. Please make it clear in the “Special Requirements” section of our booking form.
VI- Child Bike Policy
Children who will be riding on their own may be subject to a very short test run before the tour starts in which they will be expected to demonstrate: that they are well suited for their bike’s size and settings, that they know how to brake properly and that they are, in general, good cyclists who can be trusted to follow their tour guide in a safe manner.
We own 20” and 24” kids bikes (size of the wheel). Adult bikes are 26”. If the guide, or manager, finds that the child is not, for any reason, a good enough cyclist then the guide, or manager, has the right to refuse to let the child follow the tour on a personal bike.
This means they will either be asked to ride on one of our ‘tandem attachments’ which is attached to the back of a parents bike OR asked to ride in a child seat attached to the back of a parents bike. If the child refuses the change, then the guide or manager has the right to cancel the reservation, and not allow you and your child on the bike tour.
Refunds will not be issued if your reservation is cancelled because of your child not being able to cycle and their refusal to ride attached to you. Baby seats are for kids that are between the ages of 1 and 3 years old (max weight 22 kg (48 lbs)).
We also have some cool Burley™ tandem attachment bikes that are suitable for little kids who are too big for the baby seat but too small to cycle on their own (max weight 38 kg (85 lbs) - max height 137 cm (4 ft 6 in)).
VII - Damages to Blue Fox Travel Property
If you or anyone in your party damages a vehicle, a Blue Bike™, a vehicle, a child's bike, a helmet, a baby/child seat, a tandem attachment bike, any bike attachments, or a booster seat in such a way that it becomes badly disfigured, broken, or unusable, then BFT reserves the right to claim a fee of up to the cost of repair of the damaged bike/vehicle or object.
VIII - MiscellaneousYou and everyone in your party will be kind and respectful of your guide. You and everyone in your party will do their best to follow the safety instructions given orally by the guide before the start of the tour and during the tour.