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Review of Paris Authentic

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Paris Complete Tour in a 2CV
Ranked #42 of 557 Tours in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Type: City Tours, Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Tired of the Big “non-charming” touristic activities? You want to meet a true Parisian who relate to you the city ? With Paris Authentic, be guided by a great local driver who will show you the best of our outstanding city. Experience Paris with our classic Citroen 2cv traditional French cars drove by a knowledgeable and entertaining local Parisian driver. Be picked up anddropped of wherever you want in Paris. The driver will keep you informed with historic landmarks throughout your journey and will be happy to make you discover the city in an authentic and pleasant way. Feel free to ask to your personal guide anything you have in your mind. He will be here to share with you as much as you want . The car is comfortable and charming with a convertible transparent roof. Choose among our different themes via our website and remind you there is no charge to the full customization of your tour. Perfect for family/friends/lovers... By day or by night we are sure you will find your perfect way to enjoy your experience with us. Paris Authentic Team
Reviewed April 29, 2013

We booked this tour for our honeymoon. Our driver Hugo picked us up and zipped us around Paris to all the sights. We had a bottle of champagne and had an absolute blast. Can't wait to do it again!

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Our first night in Paris we went on the two hour night tour. Our driver Travis pick us up on time and had a bottle of Champagne and two glasses ready for us. It was too cold to put the top down, but could still see very well. Travis explained all the site's we went by and stopped when we wanted to take pictures. After a ten hour flight it was the perfect way to spend our first evening in Paris. Travis was a great guide!

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Reviewed April 23, 2013

We booked the one-hour Paris-by-Night tour and thought it provided a perfect overview of the city. Our driver was running a few minutes late but called our hotel to let us know when he'd arrive, so it wasn't a problem. We went on a Tuesday night and traffic was very light, which made it easier for our driver to show us many different areas. The driver was very knowledgeable about Paris history and seemed to enjoy showing us the major (and some not-so-major) attractions. I'm sure that the quality of the tour can vary depending on the driver, but we found this to be a fun, memorable, and personalized way to welcome ourselves to the city.

Thank WestEndTraveler15
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

I booked two cars for a night tour plus a Seine River cruise, one car for my husband and myself, the other for another couple. The drivers were waiting for us at our hotel when we returned from dinner, just a couple of minutes after the departure time. They pleasantly greeted us and we quickly were on our way. My husband and I enjoyed the tour although we have been to Paris several times, and have seen many of the sites. Our driver spoke excellent English and pointed our some statues, monuments, and buildings that we previously had not noticed. Upon meeting up with the other couple later, we learned that their driver (who followed our car closely) did not speak much English so they did not receive as much information although they enjoyed seeing Paris at street level at night.

The drivers deposited us at the dock for our Seine River cruise and handed us the tickets and said goodbye. The boat company that Paris Authentic works with uses LARGE boats. The night of our cruise the boat had a 100 or so teenage students on board who talked throughout the cruise making it difficult to hear the recorded commentary. On previous trips to Paris I have taken Seine cruises on smaller boats, and I much preferred those cruises.

I think this is a really nice way to either begin or end your trip to Paris... at night. I would suggest requesting a driver who is more fluent in English, especially if this is your first trip to Paris. And, I would take a Seine River cruise separately using a smaller boat.

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Reviewed April 13, 2013

Took this champagne tour by night as advertised by Rick Steves as we saw it on his TV program. This tour was given by a student in a 35 yr. old Citron which this company owns a fleet. We were disappointed. First the champagne was warm and they should only provide brut champagne. Could barely drink the champagne as the driver really did not know how to drive a clutch, so the champagne spilled a lot, We were stalled in traffic several times with impatient Paris traffic behind us honking. As far as the sites go we saw monuments which we had already seen during the day where as we wanted to see Sacre Coeur and Marais at night and things like that. I would really re-think the price at 180E for 2 people for 2 hours is way TOO expensive.

1  Thank travelwithpam
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