A Mercedes Sedan, one of the luxurious, chauffeur-driven vehicules that take you around Paris and the French countryside to see the sightsPrivate guides for individuals or small groups

Private guides for individuals or small groups

Let us take you on a personal tour of Paris with a personal guide who speaks your language!

These tours are tailored completely to your tastes! If this is your first visit to Paris, we recommend a panoramic city tour to help your get your bearings. The next two most-popular excursions are to the Louvre museum and the Château de Versailles just outside Paris. The city tour plus lunch on riverboat is also very popular.

Standard Tours of Paris

Panoramic city tour of monuments with photo stops (4 hours)

Service Rates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 4 hours: 418 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 4 hours:
835 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 4 hours:
933 euros
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The Eiffel Tower and La Défense

This half-day tour gives you a glimpse of the city. You will see all of the major monuments including the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Élysées, the Opéra, Notre-Dame (with interior visit, if open), Montparnasse, Napoléon’s Tomb, the Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, etc. Your informative guide will show you round, and happily answer any questions you may have.

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Entrance tickets not included. Ticket prices are 18.50€ p/p. For a small supplementary charge, we can arrange to have your tickets purchased beforehand.

Panoramic city tour of monuments and one-hour river cruise, with photo stops (8 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 8 hours: 840 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 8 hours:
1,384 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 8 hours:
1,720 euros
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Panoramic city tour of monuments and one-hour river cruise, with photo stops

Visit the inside of Notre Dame, or go up the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe – this full-day tour will allow you to visit all of the sites listed in the four-hour tour above but at greater leisure. If you book ahead, we can also make reservations for you in a restaurant of your choice.

In the afternoon you can enjoy a one-hour ride on the riverboat and see the handsome and historic buildings of Paris – many clearly visible from the riverbank – as you cruise along the Seine.

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Entrance tickets not included. Ticket prices are 18.50€ p/p. Riverboat = 12 euros. For a small supplementary charge, we can arrange to have your tickets purchased beforehand. Anticipate around 35€ p/p for three course lunch with wine.

City tour plus lunch* on riverboat or in the Eiffel Tower(8 hours)

Service Rates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 8 hours:
+ Lunch at 75 euros/person
840 euros
+ lunch/person
Fee for guide plus chauffeured 4-person sedan, 8 hours:
+ Lunch at 75 euros/person
1,384 euros
+ lunch/person
Fee for guide plus 7-person minivan, 8 hours:
+ Lunch at 75 euros/person
1,720 euros
+ lunch/person
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City tour plus lunch on riverboat or in the Eiffel Tower (8 hours)

After a three- to four-hour city tour in the morning, take a cruise on the famous Bateau Mouche while you are served a delicious three-course meal*. After that you may wish to go up the Eiffel Tower nearby, for a bird’s-eye view of Paris (14 miles on a clear day) or continue to explore the city — see the Louvre, go to Montmartre, or do some shopping. The guide can give you ideas to help you decide.

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*Alternative to the river cruise lunch—lunch at the Eiffel Tower restaurant on the second level. Anticipate around 75€ p/p to cover cost of three-course lunch with wine in either restaurant. Lunch cruise lasts approximately 2 hours, from 12:30–2:30 pm. You may or may not invite the guide to lunch with you. Entrance tickets to sites not included.

Half-day visit of Louvre Museum or other museums (maximum 3 hours)

Service Rates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 3 hours: 150 euros per
person, minimum
two persons
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In the Louvre Museum, see the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory, the Venus de Milo, and others; an immense treasure of paintings and artifacts

Located in the old Royal palace, the Louvre Museum is an immense treasure trove of paintings and artefacts. Our guide will show you the principal artworks (the Mona Lisa, Winged Victory, Venus de Milo, and others), as well as some other select sections. Our guide can pick you up at your hotel, or you can save time by meeting at a convenient place near the museum. Public transport or a taxi is all that you will need to get to this centrally located museum. Please note: The Louvre is closed on Tuesdays.

Tour interchangeable with any other museum in Paris (Musée d’Orsay, Centre Georges Pompidou, etc.) For groups of more than 5, a group reservation of 76€ must be made to visit the museum within a allocated time slot. Entrance tickets not included in tour prices. (18.50€ p/p.)

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Walking Tour of Paris plus River Cruise (4 hours)

Service Rates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 4 hours: 418 euros
Fee for river cruise 12 euros
per person
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Choose a popular “quartier” such as the Latin Quarter, the Marais, the Champs-Élysées or Île Saint-Louis to explore for half a day. Your guide will give you a detailed tour of the area of your choice, including its literary, artistic, architectural and historical importance. End your tour with a relaxing one-hour river cruise along the Seine where you can view the city’s monuments from a different point of view.

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Entrance tickets not included. Ticket prices are 18.50€ p/p. Riverboat = 12 euros. For a small supplementary charge, we can arrange to have your tickets purchased beforehand. Fees for public transportation not included.

Half-day visit of Château de Versailles (4 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 4 hours: 418 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 4 hours:
910 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 4 hours:
1,016 euros
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The world-renowned Château de Versailles built by the Sun King, Louis XIV. Choose a morning or afternoon visit.

Half an hour’s drive from Paris is the world-renowned château built by the Sun King, Louis XIV, in the 17th century. Choose a morning or afternoon visit. Your guide will show you the Royal apartments, the Royal chapel, the Hall of Mirrors, etc. The Château is surrounded by stunning gardens; in the summer, enjoy a musical fountain display in the afternoon (8€ additional charge p/p). We can arrange lunch in a fine restaurant near the Château after your visit. Please note: Château de Versailles is closed on Mondays.

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Reservation fee required: 76€. Entrance tickets (18.50€) not included. Parking fee 48 euros. Anticipate 40€ p/p for fine lunch near Versailles.

Full-day visit of Paris and Château de Versailles with lunch in typical French restaurant (8 hours)

Service Rates
(common
languages*)
Fee for guide, 8 hours: 840 euros
plus entry fee
(15 euros per person)
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 8 hours:
1,384 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 8 hours:
1,720 euros
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The world-renowned Château de Versailles built by the Sun King, Louis XIV.

A full-day visit allows you to see Paris in a morning panoramic tour, and then drive out to Versailles, about 30 kilometers from the city. Treat yourself to lunch in an elegant French restaurant in the town of Versailles for approximately 40€ per person. After lunch, you will visit the Château and the extensive gardens. Don’t forget the musical fountain show in the summertime.

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Reservation fee required: 76€. Entrance tickets (18.50€) not included. Parking fee 48 euros. Anticipate 40 euros p/p for fine lunch near Versailles.

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Visit the lovely French countryside surrounding Paris:

There are many places of interest on the outskirts of the city. You start early in the morning and return in the evening—a 10 or 12-hour day of touring. Lunch on the way in a restaurant of your choice (not included). Possible visits include:

Malmaison: Memories of Happier Times (5 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available every day except
Tuesday and Thursday (1 pm–6 pm)
Fee for guide, 5 hours: 505 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 5 hours:
1,066 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 5 hours:
1,188 euros
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The charming manor of Joséphine and Napoléon Bonaparte at Rueil-Malmaison

Only a half hour from Paris, embark on a half day retreat to the charming home of Josephine and Napoléon Bonaparte, a place that evokes the peace and happiness they experienced while living there. Visit the immaculate rose gardens and the Bois Préau Château where Josephine housed many fascinating relics after her divorce from Napoléon. A delightful and pleasant afternoon outside of the city.

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Entrance tickets not included and are to be paid by the visitor on the spot. Ticket prices range from 15 to 18.50€ per person depending on the site visited.

Giverny: Claude Monet’s Home and Gardens (5 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available every day except Monday,
from April first to October 31st
Fee for guide, 5 hours: 505 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 5 hours:
1,066 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 5 hours:
1,188 euros
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The Japanese bridge over the waterlillies pond in Claude Monet’s Garden, behind his house in Giverny.

Just an hour from Paris, your entire group will delight in the spectacular atmosphere of Monet’s gardens and home, where he lived and painted until his death. The flower gardens, studio and Japanese bridge alone make for an unforgettable excursion, not to mention the charming Normandy country roads you will navigate on your way to and from Giverny.

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Entrance tickets not included. Ticket prices range from 15 to 18.50€ per person depending on the sites visited.

Chartres (5 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available all year, every day
Fee for guide, 5 hours: 1,066 euros
for 2 people
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About an hour from Paris, take a religious journey to visit one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in France from the 12th and 13th centuries, which is classified as an UNESCO Heritage Monument. To reach Chartres, you will travel through typical French countryside. After your visit, you will have free time to roam the quaint little village before returning to Paris.

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Chartres + Vaux-le-Vicomte (10 hours)

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ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available daily (except Sundays)
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 10 hours:
2,087 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 10 hours:
2,332 euros
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Only one hour away from Paris, start your journey in the delightful village of Chartres where you will get a chance to discover the chef d’œuvre of the gothic style, the fabulous cathedral of Chartres with its famous stained glass windows. After lunch, take a lovely One-hour drive to visit Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, the treasure of Nicolas Fouquet which rendered Louis the 14th mad with jealousy. After exploring the interior of the castle, you’ll have time to stroll through the gardens before heading back to Paris.

Château Vaux-le-Vicomte offers special events all year-round:

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Entrance tickets not included and are to be paid by the visitor on the spot. Ticket prices range from 15 to 18.50€ per person depending on the site visited.

Normandy Landing Beaches (11 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available daily
Fee for guide, 11 hours: 1050 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 11 hours:
2,736 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 11 hours:
2,844 euros
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A little over two hours outside of Paris, take an emotional journey to visit the sites where the allies fought to reconquer freedom. Among other sites you will visit the Pegasus Bridge, the Caen Memorial, the Pointe du Hoc, the American Cemetery, Omaha Beach and Arromanches. Other sites can be added according to your wishes. Lunch will be reserved in a charming French restaurant. Makes for an unforgettable day in the French countryside!

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Entrance tickets not included and are to be paid by the visitor on the spot. Ticket prices range from 15 to 18.50€ per person depending on the site visited. For three courses and wine, count on 25€ per person.

Champagne (11 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available daily
Fee for guide, 11 hours: 840 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 11 hours:
2,576 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 11 hours:
2,852 euros
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A little over an hour outside of Paris, you can get some fresh air, and some fresh drinks! Visit the Cathedral of Reims, the “traditional coronation place of French Kings”. Drive through the Champagne vineyards. Tour the wine cellars and taste Champagne in Épernay. Enjoy yourself and take advantage of your time to purchase some gifts for your friends and family.

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Entrance tickets not included and are to be paid by the visitor on the spot. Ticket prices range from 15 to 18.50€ per person depending on the site visited.

Loire Castles (11 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
Available Daily
Fee for guide, 11 hours: 1050 euros
Fee for guide plus chauffeured
4-person sedan, 11 hours:
2,948 euros
Fee for guide plus
7-person minivan, 11 hours:
3,062 euros
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The Loire Valley south of Paris is a treasure trove of castles and beautiful country houses handed down from history. We will help you set up an itinerary allowing you to visit the best of the classical and Renaissance-style castles in the Loire Valley. Your guide will give you a detailed historical and architectural visit of each château, and lunch will be arranged to suit your desires: a typical French bistro, lunch in a château, a romantic picnic… it’s all up to you!

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Entrance tickets to châteaux not included and are to be paid by the visitor on the spot. Ticket prices range from 15 to 18.50€ per person depending on the site visited.

Hot Air Balloon ride over Château de Maintenon near Paris: 1 to 5 persons… or up to 100 people!

ServiceRates
(common languages*)

Available daily, all year, with some notice. Try to keep two days open, so that if the weather is not right on the first day, you’ll surely be able go on the second day.

Private hot air balloon rental for up to five persons, and door-to-door pick up
and drop off from your hotel in Paris:
(max weight 380 kg.), full refund
if cancelled due to bad weather:
Price per person: 900 euros.
Minimum order, two persons.
Three persons, 2,500 euros.
Four persons, 3,100 euros.
Five persons, 3,600 euros.
For larger groups please enquire for a personalised quote.
Fine garden lunch: 50 euros
per person
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A hot-air balloon ride over Château de Chenonceaux. Chenonceau is remarkable for its architecture, history and for the fine quality of its collections: Renaissance furniture, a vast ensemble of 16th and 17th century tapestries and a great number of masterpieces

You will be whisked from your hotel early in the morning, or after lunch, and driven to Maintenon, 70 km west of Paris. In the summer time, flights have to take off with the morning currents of air. In the winter time, flights can also happen in the afternoons. You will enjoy a scenic and exhilarating one-hour balloon flight over the Château of Maintenon, the Aqueduct and the lovely green countryside of France. You will feel lighter than air as you float noiselessly over the beautiful scenery: castles, picturesque villages—don’t forget to bring your camera! When you land, you will enjoy a champagne toast to celebrate your flight. After the flight, you will be brought back to your hotel in Paris.

The flight is confirmed the night before by the pilot depending on weather conditions. (Do give us a mobile phone number to reach you). If there is a sudden change in the weather, he may rarely cancel on the day of the flight, because your safety is paramount. If the flight is cancelled due to bad weather, you will get a full refund. It is best to try to keep two days open for this excursion. You will be insured for the flight. Children under 10 and handicapped persons not allowed. Please be dressed sporty and warm. This will not be a fully private flight. There may be other persons in the balloon with you. We can arrange lunch in a lovely garden restaurant in the countryside or in Paris for 50€ per person.

Price per person: 900 euros. Minimum order, two persons. Three persons, 2,500 euros. Four persons, 3,100 euros. Five persons, 3,600 euros. For larger groups please enquire for a personalised quote.

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Day trip to London by Eurostar, with private guide and car in London. Door-step pickup (16 hours)

ServiceRates
(common
languages*)
All year: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday
Fee for trip, 16 hours, second class 990 euros
Fee for trip, 16 hours, first class;
includes breakfast and dinner on the train
1,575 euros
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Day trip to London by eurostar

You will be picked up from your hotel at 6 a.m. by a hostess and taxi, who will take you to the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. The hostess will remain with you till you check into the international train station, with your tickets in hand. Note: You will need your passport, and possibly a visa for England depending on your nationality. At 8:13 a.m. you will set off on the Eurostar for your two hour and twenty-minute ride to London. Breakfast on the train is included in First Class. After arrival at London St. Pancras, your private licensed guide for the day will welcome you with a placard with your name on it, and take you to waiting car or minibus. With your friendly guide, you will see all the most famous sites. You will see Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and the Tower of London. You can have a one hour boat ride (price included). You will have a part of your afternoon free for lunch and shopping. Lunch can be booked in a fine restaurant. After lunch you will have more time to continue your visit of the city. At 6:00 p.m. you will be driven to St. Pancras station for your return journey to Paris. Return train at 7 p.m. or 8 P.M. The 7:00 p.m. train will get you into Paris around 10:30 p.m. local time. Dinner on the train is included in First Class. The tour finishes at Paris Nord station, from where you will make your way back to your hotel by taxi. A great excursion in one day!

All Year, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday. 6 a.m.-10:30 p.m. (return time may vary). 990 Euros per person. First class available for 1,575 Euros. Minimum booking two persons. Prices may increase if you book at the last minute or at certain times of the year (for example at Christmas and New Year). If you book early, these prices will hold. Note: You will need your passport and visa for England.

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Every year we offer a range of New Year’s gala activities. We invite you to take a look through this offer while pondering next year!

*These prices are for an English-speaking guide, or a guide in any other common language (French, Spanish, Italian or German). For guides in other languages, there is a supplemental charge. Please write to us in order to enquire about the price of a guide in your desired language.

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