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Review of Paris Authentic

Paris Authentic
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Off the Beaten Track Paris tour in 2CV
Ranked #93 of 574 Tours in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Type: City Tours, Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Tired of the Big “non-charming” touristic activities? You want to meet a true Parisian who relate to you the city ? With Paris Authentic, be guided by a great local driver who will show you the best of our outstanding city. Experience Paris with our classic Citroen 2cv traditional French cars drove by a knowledgeable and entertaining local Parisian driver. Be picked up anddropped of wherever you want in Paris. The driver will keep you informed with historic landmarks throughout your journey and will be happy to make you discover the city in an authentic and pleasant way. Feel free to ask to your personal guide anything you have in your mind. He will be here to share with you as much as you want . The car is comfortable and charming with a convertible transparent roof. Choose among our different themes via our website and remind you there is no charge to the full customization of your tour. Perfect for family/friends/lovers... By day or by night we are sure you will find your perfect way to enjoy your experience with us. Paris Authentic Team
Reviewed 27 May 2014

My new husband and I booked this tour based on Rick Steves' recommendation. It was redundant!! We had already seen most of the sights and seeing them again from the back of a crappy old car where we were the subject of other travellers photos was not our idea of a romantic Paris evening.
We expected champagne and a romantic tour through the city. Instead we got fast paced race through the city where we came in dead last.

Skip it.

3  Thank Melissa R
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Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

We had a sunday morning 2 hour tour booked.
The car was definitely a classic but in need of maintainence as the seat was broken and wet and the seatbelts were not exactly in working order. Safety wasn't really a priority from what we experienced.
It was good fun whizzing round the sights with our tour guide Sebastian. He didn't speak great english but he tried. He was fun. It was a one off experience that left me feeling exhilarated but also glad to have survived! Ha ha ha traffic is mad!

Thank LastMinuteLisa
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

I booked the 3 h tour as a surpsise for the 40th birthday of my love. The prior communication was very easy and fast and our special request was satisfied promptly!
So the car and the driver Thierry stand in front of our apartment in time and the surprise for all of us was perfect!
Having a bottle of champagne, an awesome car, perfect weather, and with Thierry a real parisian driver makes it to a wonderful experience! Having that individual sightseeingtour makes the following days for everyone of us very relaxed, because there was no more pressure to rush from one spot to another.
So it was our first day in Paris, we 've seen almost everything of the have-to-see spots; we would recommend this tour to EVERYBODY!
Many many thanks for all that!!!

2  Thank Zauberpudel
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

And he loved it! We did the night tour which included Montmartre. We toasted with our champagne to everyone stopped at traffic lights next to us and it was great fun. The night lit monuments were marvelous to see. Our driver Martin was charming and knowledgeable. Only complaint - the car needed a brake job.

Thank Jean C
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

After reading many positive reviews, my husband and I were excited to take the Paris Authentic tour. We were only in Paris for three and a half days, so we did a lot of planning to make sure we would see everything that we wanted to. We thought that the Paris Authentic tour would be a great way to orient ourselves on our first night. We booked our tour well in advance online - which was very easy and convenient. The fact that they pick you at your hotel is great. BUT we waited and waited and our car never showed up. We checked our confirmation email and all of the information was correct. We called and emailed after we had been waiting for a half hour, but no answer. It was frustrating to have wasted a night waiting around for a tour that never came! Despite the two messages that I left them that night, they did not call me back the next day. Having already paid for the tour, I called later in the afternoon to try to get some answers. The representative that I spoke with was not apologetic, only puzzled. She just ended up rescheduling us for a different night. A couple days later a supervisor of some type called me to apologize. No compensation or partial refund was ever offered. Disregarding the mixup, I still don't feel the tour was worth it! Our tour guide was pleasant but could only offer the most basic facts about Paris and seemed put off when we tried to ask questions. We just ended up talking about the French perspective of Americans and vice versa, soccer and the NBA - which was interesting. The price and the confusion were not worth it!

2  Thank Aillie_and_Justin
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