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Left Bank Scooters

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Address: Passage Jean Nicot, 75007 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 6 78 12 04 24
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Description: One of the most unique and exciting ways to explore a city as picturesque...
One of the most unique and exciting ways to explore a city as picturesque as Paris is on a vintage-styled Vespa scooter. Left Bank Scooters offer small group guided scooter tours of Paris and to the Chateau of Versailles. Choose from a Paris Highlights Tour, Whole of Paris tour, and Chateau of Versailles and surrounding countryside tour. All tours start and finish from your hotel or apartment anywhere in Paris. You can drive your own Vespa, ride as a driver/passenger with your partner, or if you aren't a confident driving a scooter you can ride as a passenger with the guide. Tours are in English or French. Tour groups are kept as small as possible, normally between 1 to 2 scooters, making them very personal, safe and always good fun.
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Scooting through the streets of Paris ... the only way to go!!

Our left bank scooter tour (half day) was amazing. The hotel pickup is so convenient and our guide was so accommodating for our 6 year old daughter. This tour is all she can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our left bank scooter tour (half day) was amazing. The hotel pickup is so convenient and our guide was so accommodating for our 6 year old daughter. This tour is all she can talk about. She saw the city, she and my husband rode on a cool red Vespa and they saw all the sites up close and personal. An... More 

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Greater Hobart, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

These clowns failed to deliver our bike as arranged three days previously because on the morning in question they suddenly remembered that our hotel was not one that they deliver to. Did they think to call and let us know? No. I wasted half an hour waiting outside before calling them. Are they idiots? Yes. We made other arrangements with... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A must do to truly get a feeling of just how lovely this city truly is away from the hustle and bustly of Paris Proper. Be sure to rent a minimum 125cc, I had a 300cc Vespa. Wife, daughter and I toured Versailles and the surrounding country side. Well worth the money, be sure to ask for Theirry - "Terry".... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We rent a vespa for 3 days. Paris with a vespa is different and beautiful! We picked up our vespa in our hotel, and left it in our hotel also. We paid with credit card. The personnel was very friendly and spoke fluently English.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We had a fabulous second day in Paris thanks to Daniel and Nicolas from Left Bank Scooters tour. Informative, funny and personable - our guides exposed us to a side of Paris we could not have experienced on our own. Highly recommended for first timers in Paris who want to see the city without all of the walking, this tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

After doing a scooter tour in another city in Asia, we decided that we must see other cities this way when possible. We booked an afternoon tour with the goal of seeing things we hadn't already seen during our stay here. Since this was our last day in Paris, we told our guide what we had seen, what we definitely... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

What an AMAZING experience! Pablo was our guide, and we couldn't have asked for a better day. We did the scooter trip to Versailles with a tour in the countryside afterward. Pablo picked us up right on time with two bright red vespas, and we were soon off and driving through the streets of Paris! We were a group of... More 

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Pablo was everything you want in a guide- history expert! (Yes, Paris has over 2000 years of drama!) excellent driver(made it through the terrifying Arch de Triumph) and super photographer!!! (He took some fabulous photos of us at EVERY stop. (Thanks Pablo!) and may I say super hilarious too! Made me love Paris so much and King Henri too!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My sister and I travelled to Paris in May this year. I was very keen to try the scooters but my sister has a hip problem and riding a scooter would have been very painful for her. I was delighted to find that Left Bank Scooters also offered a tour on a bike with sidecar. Perfect solution. Our guide Thierry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We did the sidecar ride to Versailles et la campagne with Thierry. The bike was original and fun to ride. Our guide is knowledgeable and very friendly. Great sense of humour. We may try our own scooters next time. Wonderful ways to discover the area. Thank you Thierry !!!

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Address: Passage Jean Nicot, 75007 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 6 78 12 04 24
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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