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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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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.

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.

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 take a Passenger Tour by motorbike sidecar.

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Great way to see Paris!

I booked this for my boyfriend as a surprise and he loved it! We had the freedom to go to Paris at our own schedule and stop whereever we wanted. Therry met us at the station... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this for my boyfriend as a surprise and he loved it! We had the freedom to go to Paris at our own schedule and stop whereever we wanted. Therry met us at the station and directed us to our hotel! Great service and experience :)

Thank Blopezg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Paris last April and did a full day side car tour with Thierry. He showed up promptly at our hotel and we were off. It was blast with me on the back of the motorcycle and my wife in the side car. We saw many of Paris' best sights up close and personal. This was the highlight of... More 

Thank Cindy A
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow I loved this but was absolutely terrified at the same time. Our guide was very knowledgeable but did not temper his riding to suit tourists. He was weaving in and out of traffic like no ones business and the traffic in Paris is hectic. Both of us on the tour were experienced riders so that may have explained it... More 

Thank millismum
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This was by far the best experience on our 17 day European vacation. We had beautiful weather and rented a 125cc Vespa. We added on the GPS (in English) so that we could travel out to Versailles. It was such a great adventure. I started out timid and conservative but as the day went on I got very comfortable and... More 

Thank Kyle H
Stockton, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We took a tour with Thierry who met us promptly in front of our apartment in the 6th. He asked us what we have seen and then let us know that he will show us the rest of Paris. We took off and many times when we were stopped in traffic he explained what we were seeing and the history... More 

Thank dmc511
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Thanks to excellent communication and arrangements from them, I was able to book this in the last minute (even through the uncertainty of rain and changing plans) and still everything proceeded perfectly. The sent clear communication about the booking and confirmation, and the guide with the scooter arrived promptly at appointed time. The tour to Versailles was wonderful. The guide,... More 

Thank RaviAsv
Waco, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Full day tour with Thierry was the best fun. He gave very good history lessons and took us for a nice lunch. Could have spent all day!

2 Thank Alice A
Medina, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Our tour guide Nicholas picked us up from our hotel. He did a quick explanation of the scooter which was easy to understand and we were on our way. The 3 hr highlight tour took us to all of the major attractions and gave us great vantage points to see all the monuments. Nicholas was very informative about the history... More 

Thank Samantha H
central New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My partner Patrick and I were only in Paris for 2 days. I wanted to see as much as we could in a short amount of time, and after reading the reviews here, I thought this would be a great option. We had good weather (not too cold). Beware, 7.5 hours for the full day tour, can be a long... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We first met the folks of LBS back in 2012 (previous review logged) when we rented a scooter and they were so awesome about dropping it off and picking it up at our hotel. Well, this time was even better!!!! We had a motorcycle sidecar tour through the city with Thierry. It was fantastic!!!! Such a fun way to see... More 

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