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“We only wish we knew about this and booked it BEFORE we arrived.”

Paris by Martin & Friends
Ranked #3 of 157 Outdoor Activities in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: PARIS BY MARTIN, is a very unique alternative that offers you to walk and ride through history, to experience the flavours of Paris, the charming aspects of the city and much much more. It will be part of your most memorable experience in Paris. We recommend you to join us on your first day in Paris because we will open the city on perspective for you like never before. We will also give you advice to take the most of Paris during your stay and we will be available in case you need us. Welcome to Paris by Martin, your friend in Paris!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm selfishly glad that "Paris by Martin and Friends" could accommodate us with short notice; (we found them on Trip Advisor,) but for their sake, this tour should not be Paris' best kept secret. As a matter of fact, I saw a review already posted by someone we told about "Paris by Martin and Friends" at a cafe the next day!

Claudia was very responsive in our communication to get set up. Pepe was a great guide. He showed us places that became the focus to the rest of our visit to Paris. The eBikes were a breeze, even if you're not a regular bicycle rider and we're looking into buying our own at home.

Since I won't give away any of their trade secrets in this review by telling you where he took us, suffice it to say that this eBike tour was both a great introduction to Paris for a couple of first time visitors AND it was a lot of fun. Thank you!!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by friends who also had a great experience with their children, we thought this would be the perfect way to see the most of Paris with our family of five (myself, husband, 15 & 14 year old daughters and 9 year old son) in the small time we had to enjoy it. Pepe did not disappoint! He provided a very thorough overview of the afternoon's agenda as well as a introduction to the electric bike-each equipped with ice cold water too. I think our 9 year old son was a bit apprehensive, but quickly got the hang of it.

I loved that this tour included aspects of history and sights that are intentionally not the typical touristy spots, but still extremely interesting and relevant- for all parties involved. Pepe knew to craft his tour to engage our teens and 9 year old and he did it with ease. They loved the adventure that touring Paris on bikes afforded us, including a stop at Paris' oldest bakery!

This was not only their favorite activity in Paris, but of our entire 3 weeks in Europe. We loved that Pepe was even snapping action shots as we toured so much fun! Keep up the great work!!!!

Thank eilandbecca
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time on e-bikes and it was great fun. The route through hidden parts of Paris was very informative. Pepe was a terrific guide. His knowledge and easy going manner really made the event worthwhile. Pepe would have to be the second most informed guide we have encountered and the first was a historian from the Sorbonne University. Recommended.

Thank Sioseeker
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do at the beginning of any trip to Paris. My husband and I went to Amsterdam and Paris with our two sons, 20 and 18. Everyone in the family said this was their favorite part of the trip. Pepe was a fantastic guide. He provided information that kept everyone in our group interested, showed us parts of Paris we would have never seen without him. We ate at several of his suggested restaurants, they were delicious. The map he provided at the end was worth the price to the tour alone.

Thank Sheila3b
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Paris for a few days with my brother and two teenagers..they were not interested in seeing museums and monuments so I found Paris by Martin and it was a perfect fit!! We booked for two days, walking tour and he created a great itinerary for each day that was really exactly what we wanted! We loved the laid back feel. Martin is sweet and very knowledgeable, it was like we were walking around with a great friend who happens to know every inch of Paris, all the history and interesting stories of spots, stores, best foods, etc. I highly recommend his tour to see Paris like a local! He’ll show you the spots and give you a map, so you become you’re own expert within just a couple of days. LOVED IT!

Thank Penzak
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