With 20 vehicles, Paris Authentic offers one of the most unique tours in the world - touring the city of lights in a classic Citeron, provided by the assistance of Rent-A-Guide.
Packing most of the city's landmarks, without walking, in a short time frame is part of this tour.
Most visitors discovered Paris Authentic through the television travel show by Rick Steves, host of the American Public Television series Rick Steves' Europe.
When booking for a tour, request for an English-speaking Parsian guide. It will make the tour more memorable as the guide share history, factoids and secrets about Paris. Tour guides, with French accent, becomes the perfect memory.
Most tour guides are capable drivers. Ask for a drive around Champs-Élysées because it is an amazing memory to ride in the two-seater car crossing around the roundabout several times.
Depending on your tour selection, the car tour will bring to life in several hours some of Paris famous landmarks around the city.
Hidden treasures are pointed out through the neighborhoods.
- Arc du Triomphe,
- Eiffel Tower,
- St-Germain neighbourhood,
- L’île de la Cité
- Streets of Montmartre and
- Sacre Couer
- windmill of Moulin Rouge
- Bateaux Mouche
- Luxembourg Gardens
- Cluny museum
- D'Orsay Museum
- Latin Quarters
Viewing the landmarks through the rooftop of the two-seater vehicle.
Attracting a lot of interest, other tourists will take your photograph inside the car because the iconic 2CV show such a unique, vintage look of French-type cars, similar to an old Volkswagen. In addition, the tiny vehicle is able to maneuver through tight alleys.
If centrally located, tour guides will pick up guests at hotel. Or, if preferred, a central location is selected for all parties to begin their tour of Paris.
Depending on tour, prices start at $123 per person. With packages, tours can include boat rides in addition to the city drive.
A tour could be as short as two hours to as long as eight hours, depending on desired package.
You can reach customer service from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm (CET) at:
+49 (0) 234 - 91 55 6 38
or via email:
Questions about registration / Help for guides and tour operators:
+49 (0)234 - 91 55 6 24
+49 (0)234 - 91 55 6 21
Tip #1: Ask for an English-speaking tour guide. Many of the tour guides speak multiple languages.
Tip #2: Tell your tour guide your favorite topics, such as churches, art or music. He or she will customize the tour by pointing defined landmarks regarding your personal favorites.
Tip #3: Tip your tour guide well.