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Private Guided Tour on a Vintage Sidecar from 1 Hour to 7 Hour provided by Retro Tour Paris

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Private Guided Tour on a Vintage Sidecar from 1 Hour to 7 Hour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travelers
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
To see more of the French capital—and discover lesser-known gems—book this one-of-a-kind Paris tour in a vintage motorcycle sidecar. Your unusual vantage point showcases the "City of Light’s" world-famous attractions, from the iconic Eiffel Tower to the elegant Champs Elysées. Let your guide do the driving while you settle back to enjoy a fast-paced sightseeing adventure.
You'll start at
Place de la Concorde
Or, you can also get picked up
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  • Pass by Place de la Concorde
    Pass by Elysee Palace
    Pass by Avenue Montaigne
    Pass by Arc de Triomphe
    Pass by Les Jardins du Trocadero
    Pass by Eiffel Tower
    Pass by Pont Alexandre III
    Pass by Grand Palais
    Pass by Petit Palais
    Pass by Assemblee Nationale
You'll end at
Place de la Concorde
75008 Paris, FranceConcorde square (Place de la Concorde at the main entrance of the tuileries garden)
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  • Ride through Paris with a guide on a vintage motorcycle sidecar
  • Choose from multiple tour options, with customizable themes
  • Select tours include hotel pickup or Champagne at the Eiffel Tower
  • See more of Paris and beyond on a full-day ride to Versailles or Giverny
What to Expect
Depending on the tour chosen, either meet your driver at Place de la Concorde, famous for its ancient Egyptian obelisk, or enjoy front-door pickup at your hotel. With several tours available, choose the itinerary that matches your interests. Get ready to journey back in time as you cruise past iconic, historic monuments in a vintage motorcycle sidecar. Your guide shares the secret—and sometimes saucy—stories behind the capital as you ride. The shorter Retro-Classic tour is a great introduction for first-time visitors, while those who want a longer tour can choose the Great Escape tour or evening Retro by Night tour. Or, opt for the half-day tailor-made option and have your tour customized around the topic of your choice, from shopping to gastronomy. You can even opt for a full-day tour to Giverny or Versailles for the ultimate sidecar experience. Your tour ends at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France
1–7 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (except the 40-minute Classic Tour)
  • Driver/guide
  • Use of helmet
  • Glass of Champagne on 1.5-hour night tour only
  • Gloves and Goggles (if necessary)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Greg wrote a review May 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
A free afternoon on our Paris tour. Booked months in advance and not a motorcycle fan the wife and I took an one hour tour of the landmarks. Rain was not part of the plan however the grin on the wife's face for the next two hours was my highlight of the trip. If you get wet I
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Date of experience: October 2019
BarbT01 wrote a review Nov 2019
Denver, Colorado51 contributions48 helpful votes
We were a party of 4 and took a retro tour and it was fantastic. They picked us up at our hotel, and we drove all around Paris, including the Latin Quarter and Sacre Coeur. It was a hgihlight of our trip to Paris. We felt safe the entire time. The drivers were excellent. Julia a
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Date of experience: October 2019
David M wrote a review Sep 2019
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia22 contributions10 helpful votes
Pick up and drop off from our river cruise ship. Great way to see some of the sights and sounds of Paris. We went down the Champs-elysees up to Mont Martre. Had a short walk around then back to our ship.We swapped half way, from pillion to side-car to take photos.
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Date of experience: November 2018
viccastillejos wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution3 helpful votes
You must try this Tour, this is the best way to visit the most amazing parts of Paris, avoiding traffic and stopping in all the big places in Paris. Julia was amazing !!! She explained to us a lot of things that only locals can know, she showed us Banksy's art all over Paris,
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Date of experience: September 2019
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3boys2cats1husband wrote a review Sep 2019
White Lake, Michigan2 contributions
We booked the 90 minute tour and felt like we saw so much more of Paris then if we had ventured out on our own. We loved everything about our tour. Our guides were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and funny, making the whole experience enjoyable for our family. Job well
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

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By: Retro Tour Paris
Book This Tour!
Don’t this tour. We had so much fun, and saw Paris from a view you can’t get from a bus. You will r
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Cool bike & a lovely tour
we had nice weather (that helps) and we had a cool red retro bike with a friendly driver (that helps too) He asked
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Don’t this, it’s brilliant
I could write a very long review saying how brilliant every aspect of this experience was but please just do it for
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The best experience I had in Paris
this was hands down the best experience I had while visiting Paris! What an amazing way to see the city. Our driver
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Anniversary Adventure
This was so much fun. It was our 32nd anniversary and is now our most memorable. Our daughter joined us on a 2nd bi
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Highly recommended!
Highly recommend! Do yourself a gift! Don't wait, do it on your first day in Paris. This is a return to childhood.
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If you only do one thing in this!
Love Retro Tours - we have done it twice - once as a full Great Escape (1.5) hours) and last week we did the Classi
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Graham H
Great way to see Paris
What a fantastic way to go round the Place de la Concord and Arc de Triumphe, passers by constantly waving and smil
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What a fun excursion! Guides were great - knowledgeable and personable. Exceeded our expectations. A unique way to
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Jordan T
Best Tour of Paris
We are two frequent travelers who rarely do guided tours due to the poor quality of tour guides as a whole. (I man
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Awesome tour, fantastic guides, excellent & fun way to see Paris
Booked to celebrate my 50th birthday and what a way to celebrate! Fantastic tour. Highly recommend!!
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A very special experience
We had a lot of fun and we loved to know Paris better on this way.We will come back next time. The guys were so kin
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Retro Fantastic!
Absolutely wonderful way to see some of Paris and get an overview of the city. Julian and Elias were knowledgeable
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10/10, great experience!
Great way to see the main sights of Paris, couldn’t recommend retro tours enough! Arrived on time and a friendly dr
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Sydney D
Absolutely fantastic tour, can’t recommend enough!
Our family of 4 took a 14 day vacation to Ireland, London, and Paris. We had surprises planned for our 2 teenage bo
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1–7 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Spanish
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