Private Paris Day Bike Tour

Experience the Private Paris Day Bike Tour

We have been perfecting our Paris Day Bike Tour since 1999 and it is a fabulous way to visit Paris - now with the added exclusivity and flexibility of booking your own private version directly online. Whether it's just you and your family or a large group of friends, this Private Paris Day Bike Tour puts you in charge of the group size so you can enjoy the city just the way you want to see it. With a tour guide dedicated to just your group, this tour allows you to experience Paris your way without the distraction of outside guests. 

Join us for a relaxing and fun pedal through this beautiful city on our comfy cruiser bicycles that suit all ages. Whether it's your first time in Paris or a seasoned veteran, our aim is to provide you with visiting the famous sites, a great orientation to the city, heaps of unique and fascinating stories and educational information, memorable photo opportunities, and excellent personal service from your own private tour guide. We want you to love Paris like we do, and have a fantastic time doing it! The morning tour departing at 10:30am also includes a break at a fabulous café nestled among the trees of the Tuileries Gardens (cost not included). This is the perfect time to relax and soak in the beauty of the gardens as well as get to know your guide and ask them any questions you have about Paris. 

If you have children or infants in your group, please let us know if you need any children bikes (20" or 24"), baby seats, trailers, or tandems in the "Comments" section during check out to ensure that we are able to reserve these for you. There is no additional charge for these.

Tour Highlights

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Alexander III Bridge
  • Tuileries Gardens
  • Louvre Museum
  • Les Invalides
  • Napoléon's Tomb
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Personal tour guide
    • Bike
    • Helmet (provided but optional)
    • Private tour guide for your group
    • Stop for lunch at charming café (cost not included)
  • Adults €375.00
    Children (4-11) €450.00
    Infants (0-3) €550.00
  • Your Private Tour meets at our office, located at 24 Rue Edgar Faure, 75015 Paris. The closest métro stop is Dupleix (line 6).

  • English, Please inquire about other languages
    • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure. 
    • Most guests choose to join our Paris Day Bike Tour at the beginning of their time in Paris. This tour offers a perfect orientation to the city. 
    • Make no mistake - this tour is 100% different from our Paris Night Bike Tour. Most of our customers take both and we hope you will, too.  
    • Please note that the afternoon tour (departs 2:30pm) does not include a stop at the café, and we recommend eating lunch prior to your bike tour.
    • All of our tours operate rain or shine, and we have rain ponchos available in our office for purchase (fully refunded if not used).


  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    Your Private Tour meets at our office, located at 24 Rue Edgar Faure, 75015 Paris. The closest métro stop is Dupleix (line 6).

  • Expand/Collapse Is the lunch in the Tuileries Gardens included in the tour price?

    No, the cost is not included for the lunch, snack or drink at the café. Please bring cash in euros or a credit card on tour with you.

    Please note that we only stop for lunch during the morning tour at 10:30am
  • Expand/Collapse What cycling skill level do I need for this tour?

    While all of our tours maintain a leisurely pace, we want our guests to have fun and be safe, so being able to ride a bike is paramount.

    Our Paris Day Bike Tour is perfect for novice bike riders or those that haven't been on a bike in years, You should have average balance, be able to start and stop comfortably, and be familiar with hand brakes. We will be riding on bike lanes, through parks, and occasionally with traffic. Safety is our number one priority but confidence in yourself is the first step to overall group safety.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour appropriate for children?

    Yes! Our Paris Day Bike Tour is a wonderful way for kids to discover Paris. You can use this bike chart to help you reserve the appropriate bicycles for your little ones. Please keep in mind that children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult on the tour.

    • For children up to 10 years old or weighing under 32kg (70lbs), we have two-wheeled tag-along tandems. The child passenger sits on a seat and can pedal or coast. All riders weighing over 32kg (70lbs) must ride their own bicycle. This is not an option for adults or anyone over the weight or age limit.
    • We have various sized city bikes to accommodate just about every size of rider, from extra small 20 inch wheeled bikes for riders that are 3.3ft (100cm) to extra large for riders up to 6.5ft (198cm).
    • Unfortunately, we do not have adult tricycles, adult tandems, or bikes with training wheels for adults or children that may be less confident in their riding ability.
    • There is no additional charge for trailers, tandems or baby seats. Due to limited availability, please book baby seats, trailers, tandems, 20” and 24” wheeled bikes in advance. 
    • Please Note: All extra small 20 inch and small 24 inch bikes are equipped with both hand brakes and pedal brakes.
    • Our city tours are very casual, with only slight elevation changes on varying surfaces including smooth gravel and pavement. It is necessary, however, that any person participating in our bike tours have at least some bike riding experience, and should be comfortable riding in a group.
  • Expand/Collapse What are your bike options?

    You can view our bike options here.

    If you have children or infants in your group, please let us know if you need any children bikes (20" or 24"), baby seats, trailers, or tandems in the "Comments" section during check out to ensure that we are able to reserve these for you. There is no additional charge for these.

  • Expand/Collapse Is a helmet included?

    Adults are not obliged to wear a helmet in Paris, however they are mandatory for children under 12. We have helmets of all sizes available in our office.

  • Expand/Collapse Can we buy water at your office?

    Yes! We have a cold water in our office, and all of our bikes come equipped with luggage racks so that you can take it with you on tour.



  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour offered in any other languages, or only English?

    All of our tours are in English, but for private tours we can accommodate other languages, given we have a tour guide that speaks the language of your choice. Please let us know in the "Comments" section during check out if you would like to inquire about other languages for your tour, and our team will get in touch.

  • Expand/Collapse Do we go inside the museums and monuments?

    Unfortunately, 3-3.5 hours does not give us enough time to enter any of the sites that we see on our Private Day Bike Tour.  This tour is designed to enjoy the city from a broad perspective and come away with a greater understanding of its history and layout.  After the tour, however, we have lots of information in our office in regards to museum opening times and the best way to see them.  Your private tour doesn't end when the biking is over; we are also a full-service English helpdesk ready to answer your questions!

  • Expand/Collapse Can I leave the tour early?

    Once the tour begins, we ask that you stay with the guide and the group until the end.

  • Expand/Collapse How long is the ride?

    Our Private Paris Day Bike Tour covers approximately 6.5 miles (10.5 km) and lasts between 3 and 3.5 hours.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    Fat Tire Tours offers 100% refunds if the Private Tour reservation is cancelled more than 14 days prior to the scheduled tour, less the cost of any non-refundable tickets already acquired (e.g. Eiffel Tower, Versailles, Catacombs, Museums, etc.).

    Inside of 14 days, we will do our best to reschedule your tour based on the availability of equipment, tickets, and tour guides.

    Once we are within 72 hours of the scheduled tour, we are unable to make any modifications to your tour and we do not offer any refunds.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your weather policy?

    Our tours run rain or shine, and we have rain ponchos available for purchase in our office for anyone that needs them. We will gladly buy the ponchos back if they are not used during your tour. We encourage all guests to consult the weather forecast and to dress accordingly.


  • Expand/Collapse What is the number to call if I am lost and trying to find the meeting point?

    If you are having difficulty finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at + and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.

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