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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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This is a must do activity in Paris

This is the second time I've rented a scooter from Left Bank Scooters and I had even more fun this time. This time we were traveling with another couple and they rented a scooter... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time I've rented a scooter from Left Bank Scooters and I had even more fun this time. This time we were traveling with another couple and they rented a scooter as well. Again, not only is this the quickest way to get around the city but it is the most exciting as well. These scooters are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A big thanks to Nicholas our tour guide. We ventured out into Paris traffic and survived . Our guide was very knowledgeable on all the local history. Had great coffee and lunch , an enjoyable day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Thierry was a fun tour guide, and made the ride a thrilling experience. We zig zagged through traffic, and even took on the circle at the Arc De Triumph during rush hour! Marion and Thierry made the morning registration and safety briefing very easy to understand. And within a few minutes we were off and riding! Make sure you have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Fun Adventure and Terror , this tour has it all , Great time ,Great guide ,Will do this again if I get the Chance , Took the off the beaten path tour , Great time trying to weave though Paris traffic , Would not do it without a guide !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

A big 'MERCI BEAUCOUP' to Thierry for playing such a key part in what was a perfect 3-hours for me and my now fiancée. I'd always planned to propose while on the tour and had been speaking to Thierry a good 3-4 weeks before the event to discuss the route and agree on the perfect setting. He even agreed to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This tour was the highlight of my entire trip! My tour guide, Thierry, who is a celebrity in his own right, picked me up from my hostel and we were off to Versailles. I had my apprehensions about riding a scooter in Paris but Thierry made it all too easy. The scooter was top notch and the roads were an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Seeing Paris from a scooter with our wonderful guide Thierry was incredible! My wife and I have been riding for years and still had a riot on the 125cc Vespa. So great to ride where other drivers expect and respect two wheelers.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We were in Paris for 4 days and decided to rent a scooter for 2 of those days. Ciao Paris delivered a scooter to our rented flat within 24hrs of our initial request! The price was reasonable and service was simple. Great way to explore Paris. Granted, the scooter was a little beat up, we had no issues fitting two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Left bank has a amazing fleet of new Vespa's. Cruising through Paris on a nice and new GTS is such a amazing experience. Make sure to contact Marion from Left Bank Scooters, she is great and went over and above what you can usually expect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Without a doubt, this tour was the most fun part of our trip to France - and we did a ton of fun things the 10 days we were there! Thierry was our guide - and I rode with him while my husband drove his own scooter to Versailles. Obviously, Versailles is amazing, but the amount of knowledge Thierry had... More 

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