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Address: 35 rue des Chantiers, 78000 Versailles, France
Phone Number: +33 629 694 688
Description: PRIVATE TOURS PARIS was founded 9 years ago in 2005.We are a group of 15...
PRIVATE TOURS PARIS was founded 9 years ago in 2005.We are a group of 15 experienced, professional, licensed guides (the only guides that are allowed by the French Ministry of Culture to guide within all the museums and official monuments in France).All our guides have their own little, special field of expertise (HISTORY former history teachers, ART (Ecole du Louvre), ARCHITECTURE, SOCIOLOGY (specialized in children tours) etc.Languages spoken: english, german, spanish, italian, dutch, portuguese and more…Our experience allows us to adapt to the wishes and needs of our clients to make them ours.The guides are also the drivers. They pick you up at your hotel or apartment and bring you back there again at the end of the tour. We use a fleet of luxurious and recent, air-conditioned minivans (Mercedes Benz).All our efforts serve one single purpose: to make our clients happy
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An awesome Half Day Tour All Over Paris!!!

My large group of 14 planned a European vacation and Paris was the last stop for a few days. I had done a LOT of research as to Paris tour companies and pricing. And... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2013
Los Angeles, California
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English first
Los Angeles, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

My large group of 14 planned a European vacation and Paris was the last stop for a few days. I had done a LOT of research as to Paris tour companies and pricing. And, interestingly, SEVERAL companies were already booked solid for the time we needed and could not accommodate such a large group. Luckily, I came across Private Tours... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My husband had booked this trip through Private Tours for our family of 4 to Versailles & Giverny for a full day & it was totally worth every penny... Our guide was Claudia who was amazing!!!she was prompt to pick up @ the hotel, professional,and her knowledge of both Versailles & Giverny was brillant!! alot of extra info on both... More 

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Madison, Alabama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Corinne picked us up at our Paris hotel and made the Versailles entrance and tour smooth and stress free, despite the large throngs inside and out. We had a wonderfully memorable tour of the chateau, gardens, and orangerie. Corinne was professional and informative and included many facts and historical references not only of Versailles but also about life and culture... More 

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had requested a specific guide, but on the first day of our tour, another guide named Gigi showed up. Though skeptical, as I hadn't read any reviews about him,we headed off on our journey. Wow! We were so impressed with his knowledge. We were in Paris 14 years prior, and didn't learn nearly as much as with Gigi. Gigi,... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My husband booked an 8 hour private tour of Versailles with Private Tours Paris. The guide was very knowledgeable and personable. We were picked up at our hotel and had a terrific day. Didn't have to stand in line. We visited the Palace, Trianon, and the Queen's Hamlet. It was very easy to book online.

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Sooke, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had a wonderful experience with Catherine when she toured us through Versailles and Giverny. With my friend's reduced mobility, there is no way we would have tackled this on our own. We would have been worn out by the time we got off the train. But we got to see both sites in one day. Catherine was a wonderful... More 

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Eunice, Louisiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

They were prompt; even early; well spoken in English, new a lot about the area and where we were going. The meal halfway was great and the atmosphere was relaxing. Can't find anything bad to say other than it strains the pocketbook a little, but all the tours do.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

On the day of our arrival the traffic was horrible due to an accident. It took almost a full hour extra to arrive in the center of Paris. Of course I thought this would take time from our tour, but I was pleasantly surprised when our wonderful guide assured me that we would see everything we wished. The tours were... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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158 reviews 158 reviews
30 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We booked two months in advance working with Lee and Angelo via email. They were both very responsive and offered up suggestions in a timely manner prior to our arrival. We decided to do the half day Versailles and the full day Normany DDay Tour the next day. On our first day we were looking for the advertised Mercedes van... More 

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Claudangelo, Propriétaire at Private Tours Paris, responded to this review

Walter, we are very sorry if you have not been fully satisfied with our services. Our fleet of vehicles is 100% composed of very comfortable Mercedes Viano. As we want to keep our minivans in good and safe conditions, it may happen but rarely, that for maintenance reasons we have to use replacement cars. In your case, it was a... More 

Ft Worth Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

From Paris to Giverny to Bayeaux and through Rouen back to Paris was a fantastic 6 day trip. Our guide ,Angelo Regerri , gave us a French history course as well as complete coverage of WW 2 . His selection of 6 perfect resturants within walking distance of our Hotel in Bayeaux as well as getting our tickets in museums... More 

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