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Paris: Explore Île de la Cité with a Local

Paris: Explore Île de la Cité with a Local

From US$ 82.05 per person

Tourists flock to Notre Dame, located on Île de la Cité, but few take the time to discover the island’s many parks, shops and cafés. Dripping with history and charm, this island is a worthy destination for both natives and tourists alike.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality
  • See Paris’s iconic attractions as well as a few off the beaten path spots
  • Discover the highlights of the area or neighborhood that you explore through the eyes of a local
  • See the real Paris that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
  • Get tips and tricks from your local and ask any questions you have about exploring the city
Full description
Discover Île de la Cité, the heart of Paris and home to the famous Notre-Dame as well as some secret spots that the locals love. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Hop over the picturesque bridge and get lost in the winding streets of the Latin quarter where you can explore the locals' favorite hangouts and could perhaps taste some of the best crêpes the city has to offer. Join a like-minded local host to explore the island, visit the most famous sights, and discover hidden local gems nearby so you can see the city through the eyes of the locals. Immerse yourself in a local neighborhood nearby, discover unique places that match your interests or visit the most famous districts to discover iconic boulevards, historic landmarks, and chic boutiques. As well as visiting the places you most want to see, stop by local spots and places of interest along the way to get an authentic insight into local life in Paris. Your local host will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of the city that you will love and revealing other hidden gems that they know you’ll love. 
  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a local host
  • Walking experience
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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We walked around looking at shops and restaurants. When we asked questions of our guide most couldn't be answered. Was looking for some of the more historical streets and sites along the way but don't feel we got that.

June 9, 2019

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