Paris Tours for Summer Tourists

Visitors to Paris can discover the city with a variety of tour options. Whether you prefer exploring Montmartre on foot with your own local guide, gliding past famous landmarks on a Segway, cycling through the charming streets of the Latin Quarter, cruising along the Seine in a bateau mouche, munching your way through the best pastries the city has to offer, or even joining other athletic tourists to run past some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, Paris offers unique and exciting ways to experience its beauty and history. The following are some of the more intriguing tours we’ve come across.

And if you like this info, check out our Best of Paris: 2024 blog post, which provides detailed descriptions and links to some of the best places to visit in The City of Love outside of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.

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Walking Tours | Bicycle Tours | Segway-Scooter Tours | Boat Tours | Running Tours | Food Tours

🚶Walking Tours

Paris Walking Tour – The French Revolution

2-hour tours, starting from $38.77

Walk in the footsteps of revolutionaries and royals on this tour tracing the French Revolution’s history in Paris. Discover the causes and consequences of this tumultuous period, from the storming of the Bastille to the bloody Reign of Terror, as you visit key historical sites where these pivotal events unfolded. Learn more/Buy tickets

Hidden Montmartre Walking Tour

2-hour tours, starting from $45.24

Discover the enchanting streets of Montmartre on this small group or private tour. Your guide will lead you to a blend of iconic landmarks and hidden gems, from the famous Moulin Rouge windmill to Vincent Van Gogh’s residence. Savor croissants at an award-winning bakery, explore Montmartre’s vineyards, and wander through a secret passageway into a charming cobbled back street. Learn more/Buy tickets

Paris by Night: Saint-Germain-des-Pres & Latin Quarter Walking Tour

2-hour tours, starting from $52.20

Immerse yourself in Paris’ Bohemian past with this guided walking tour of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter. Wander through these iconic neighborhoods, famous as havens for intellectuals and artists, and discover TV and film locations as the City of Love glows at sunset. Visit the legendary Notre Dame Cathedral, the Pantheon, the Church of Saint Sulpice, and the Church of Saint Germain des Prés. Browse the shelves at the Shakespeare and Company Bookshop and treat yourself to a delectable French pastry. Learn more/Buy tickets

🚴‍♂️ Bicycle Tours

Paris Sightseeing Bike Tour

4-hour tours, starting from $27.70

Experience Paris like a local on this small-group or private bike tour. Pedal through the city’s streets and discover iconic landmarks such as Les Invalides, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower with your guide. Cycle along the UNESCO World Heritage–listed banks of the Seine River and take a break amidst the trees in the beautiful Tuileries Gardens. Along the way, immerse yourself in the city’s unique ambiance and charm. Learn more/Buy tickets

Charming Nooks and Crannies Bike Tour

3-hour tours, starting from $46.53

Experience Paris in an enjoyable and active manner with our small-group bike tour. Led by two knowledgeable guides, explore the historic heart of Paris, from the charming Ile Saint Louis to the medieval Marais and up to the Bastille on the Right Bank. Afterward, cross the Seine to the Left Bank to discover iconic neighborhoods like Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Luxembourg Gardens, and the Latin Quarter. Learn more/Buy tickets

Paris E-bike Private Tour

2 1/2-hour tours, starting from $94.17

Exploring Paris on foot can be time-consuming and exhausting. That’s why this Paris Private e-Bike Tour is so appealing: it allows you to effortlessly see the Seine River, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Grand Palais, and Louvre in just a few hours. With a private tour, you’ll enjoy a personalized experience with just you, your guide, and your group, ensuring the guide’s full attention is on your interests. Learn more/Buy tickets

🛴 Segway & E-Scooter Tours

Paris Sightseeing Half-Day Segway Tour

45-minute, 90-minute, or 3-hour tours, starting from $55.39

Explore the boulevards and plazas of Paris on an exciting 45-minute, 90-minute, or 3-hour Segway tour. After learning to operate your easy-to-use Segway, follow your private guide on a scenic route around the Champ de Mars, Champs-Elysées, and the Seine waterfront. Glide past iconic Paris landmarks like the Musée d’Orsay and the Grand Palais, stopping along the way to snap photos of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe. Learn more/Buy tickets

Paris by Night Segway Tour

2-hour tours, starting from $87.52

Admire Paris’s stunning monuments illuminated at night and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history with our certified guides. Listen to fascinating stories and anecdotes about each monument, as your host brings to life the vibrant past and enchanting charm of Paris. Prior to the start of the tour, the guide will instruct everyone on how to use the Segway. Learn more/Buy tickets

The Best of Paris by E-Scooter

3-hour tours, starting from $55.39

Join us for an unforgettable escape from the crowds as we zoom around the City of Lights and its iconic monuments on electric scooters. Delve into Paris’s rich history and contemporary culture with us. Our journey begins in the 5th arrondissement, heading toward Notre-Dame. We will ride along the river to the Louvre, the historic Place de la Concorde, the Champs-Elysées, and past the Petit and Grand Palais. Next, we’ll cross Pont Alexandre III, visit Les Invalides, and conclude with the emblematic Eiffel Tower. Finally, we will ride along the Seine, taking in one last view of Paris’s magnificent monuments. Learn more/Buy tickets

🛥️ Boat Tours

River Seine Private Boat Tour

1 1/2-hour tours, starting from $442.02 per group (up to 5 people)

Admire the City of Love and Lights from the water on this enchanting Paris cruise. Glide down the Seine, one of France’s longest rivers, and marvel at Paris’s most iconic sights, including the Statue of Liberty monument, the Eiffel Tower, the Alexander III Bridge, the Orsay Museum, and the Louvre. As the boat passes under the historic Pont Neuf, Europe’s oldest stone bridge and Paris’s first, you’ll also enjoy a unique view of the majestic Notre-Dame Cathedral. Learn more/Buy tickets

Private Paris Boat Trip on the Seine

2-hour tours, starting from $98.60 per person

Experience an exceptional journey through Paris aboard a brand new yacht. As you cruise along the Seine, you’ll enjoy stunning views of Paris’s historic monuments and famous bridges. The boat will glide under the Pont Alexandre III, Pont Neuf, and Pont des Arts, passing iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Statue of Liberty, and the Conciergerie. Learn more/Buy tickets

River Seine Sightseeing Boat Tour with Audio Guide

1-hour tours, starting from $22.16

Explore the City of Love with a fantastic boat trip in Paris! Discovering Paris from the Seine is an unforgettable experience. Marvel at the Eiffel Tower towering over the city, and the sublime Notre-Dame Cathedral, still impressive despite the fire. See the Gothic palace and former prison of the Conciergerie, as well as the Musée d’Orsay, a former train station turned art museum. Enjoy an audio guide during the cruise—listen, discover, admire, and fall in love with Paris all over again! Learn more/Buy tickets

🏃‍♂️ Running Tours

Sunrise Run & Sightseeing in Paris

1- to 2-hour tours, starting from $53.28

Experience an active introduction to the City of Light on this early morning running tour, perfect for seeing a different side of Paris before the crowds arrive. Choose between a private tour (departing directly from your hotel) or a small-group excursion. Dress in your running gear and hit the road. As you stretch your legs and get your heart pumping, you’ll pass iconic landmarks like the Louvre, Pont-Neuf, Champs-Élysées, and more. Learn more/Buy tickets

Private Dawn Run Past Paris’ Landmarks

2-hour tours, starting from $77.55

Kickstart your day in Paris with a private running tour. Merge fitness with exploration as you embark on a guided jog past the city’s top landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Place des Vosges, and Pompidou Center. Receive personalized suggestions for other must-see sights and activities in Paris. Complimentary bottled water and snacks are provided. Learn more/Buy tickets

🥐 Food Tours

Paris Ultimate Food Tour

3 1/2-hour tours, starting from $108.69

Discover the hidden gems of the Marais neighborhood in Paris with the guidance of a local expert. Experience the charm of family-run eateries as you savor classic French dishes, innovative pastries, Jewish delicacies, and more. Explore both historical and modern establishments, learning the stories behind the food and the people who live and work in this historic district. Enjoy 11 tastings from eight different venues, with enough delicious samples to make a full meal. Learn more/Buy tickets

Montmartre Food & Wine Tour

3-hour tours, starting from $147.34

Immerse yourself in the culturally vibrant and picturesque neighborhood of Montmartre. Climb to the city’s most breathtaking viewpoint for stunning views of Paris, including the iconic Eiffel Tower! Along the way, indulge in the finest French gastronomy: authentic charcuterie from renowned butchers, world-famous French cheeses, pastries, and bread from celebrated bakers, and ample wine to make you exclaim “ooh la la.” Discover how innovative concepts like organic wine bars blend with traditional artisan shops, creating the Paris we adore today. Learn more/Buy tickets

Paris Chocolate and Pastry Tour

2 1/2-hour tours, starting from $116.32

Discover the sweet delights of Paris’s Montmartre neighborhood as you embark on a chocolate and pastry secret food tour. Join a small group of fellow travelers as you sample some of the best local treats, including chocolates, macarons, crepes, pastries, and either hot chocolate or ice cream, depending on the season. Learn more/Buy tickets