Parisian Kickstart Tour with a Local

Parisian Kickstart Tour with a Local

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( 298 reviews ) star City tour Paris 1 - 8 watch_later 2 hours
  • See the famous Notre Dame & Louvre Square
  • Get the best local insights for your whole trip
  • Learn about the city's history in a nutshell
  • Enjoy the best spots in Paris with a local
  • 100% personalized experience to your wishes
  • Private tour: only you & your local host

You will meet here: Parvis Notre Dame - Place Jean-Paul II

What you can expect

Start your Paris visit in the best way possible: go around the city with your private local guide during this 2-hour Withlocals Originals Kickstart tour! You can get ready to make your way past famous landmarks, discover spots only locals know about, take a stroll past beautiful art galleries and much more. All while you get tips and insights on how to enjoy Paris like a true local!

Where better to start going en route than on the “Ile de la Cité”, the original center of the city! Make your way towards must-sees such as the Notre-Dame de Paris, Jardin de Luxembourg and the famous Louvre. Learn about the historical events and get tips on how to visit these main sights at complete ease. No need to worry about the touristy crowds at these popular spots - your local host can tell you all about how to avoid them!

It’s not just about famous landmarks though! Dive into Saint-Germain-des-Prés to discover beautiful art-galleries, picturesque Parisian passages and one of the best bakeries in town. Along the way you’ll be able to get all answers to your burning travel questions! Looking for a great place to have dinner? Should you tip a French waiter? Ask your local host! After all, the locals know best!

The different hosts who can take you on this private tour all have their own passions and stories to tell and can’t wait to show you their city in a unique way! Want to add something extra to your tour? Pas de problème - the tour can be 100% personalized to fit your needs and wishes!

Check out all host profiles, pick the private guide you like most and get ready to kickstart your stay in Paris!

This is the plan

Meeting point
Statue of Charlemagne in Notre Dame square, at the front-side of the horse
Notre Dame de Paris
Start your Parisian discovery with a classic: the breathtaking Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral!
Cultural Stop
The bookstore you will visit may not be French, but it's a must in the local cultural life!
Secret Square
Cross a square hidden behind the Church of Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre
La Sorbonne
This prestigious university is the heart of the student and literary life of Paris
Jardin du Luxembourg
Meet the locals in this emblematic garden
French flavors
Follow the delicious smell of fresh bread into a typical Parisian bakery
Local passages
Explore the authentic passage Cour du Commerce Saint-André
Rue de Seine
Admire the art galleries on your way to the Bord de Seine
Pont des Arts
Romance, eternal love stories and gorgeous views made this bridge famous! Will you add your own padlock?
Le Louvre
Enjoy the pleasant area surrounding the Louvre museum, which is in summer a perfect meeting point for the locals!
Time to say goodbye!
End your tour with an awesome view on the Tour Eiffel and Arc de Triomphe! It's time for some last local recommendations

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

City tour details

Private City tour
Mode of transport
Walking tour
2 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Parvis Notre Dame - Place Jean-Paul II
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
Private guide

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
    of the city

  • With the host of
    your choice

  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.


How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.


Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.