Paris Off-the-Beaten-Path Bike Tour : Vincennes Castle

Cultural & Theme Tours in Paris

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Take a unique tour that brings you away from the crowds in Paris to a 14th century castle with the tallest Keep tower in Europe ! Starting in the heart of Paris you'll cycle east to the site of the famous Bastille revolt which started the French Revolution. Stopping at a local Farmer's Market you’ll wander among the food stalls and pick up supplies for your picnic lunch later in the day.
Take a unique tour that brings you away from the crowds in Paris to a 14th century castle with the tallest Keep tower in Europe ! Starting in the heart of Paris you'll cycle east to the site of the famous Bastille revolt which started the French Revolution. Stopping at a local Farmer's Market you’ll wander among the food stalls and pick up supplies for your picnic lunch later in the day. Then you’ll continue your ride along the secluded Coulée Verte trail, which inspired the High Line in New York, and through the lush Bois de Vincennes forest where Kings of old used to enjoy hunting. From between the trees you'll see the first glimpse of the impressive stone walls of the Château of Vincennes. Parking your bike near the drawbridge you'll walk across the moat entering the massive castle for a one of a kind experience. Inside you’ll have access into the Keep Tower and learn about the more than 800 years of use this fortress has had. From being the place that Saint Louis was baptized to becoming a prison under Napoleon Bonaparte , this one of a kind castle has made it’s mark in French History! HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR : -  The medieval Castle of Vincennes-  Access to the Keep Tower-  Shopping at the Farmer’s market-  The Bastille-  Coulée Verte trail-  Bois de Vincennes forest-  The Seine River-  Small group tour-  Local guide-  Get away from the crowds !

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet (not required)
  • Small-group tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All entrance fees included
  • Likely to Sell Out
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