Details: Paris by bike

February 13
details
GETTING THERE

Air France, Lufthansa and United offer nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to Paris.

WHERE TO STAY

Hôtel du Panthéon

19 Place du Panthéon

011-33-01-43-54-32-95

www.hoteldupantheon.com/en

A nice hotel with an exceptional location in the Latin Quarter. Rooms from $230 a night.

Alcôve & Agapes — Bed and Breakfasts in Paris

011-33-01-44-85-06-05

www.bed-and-breakfast-in-paris.com/Dicillin.php?

Find the right Paris B&B. Listings are divided into categories, such as those providing evening meals, wine tasting, cheese tasting or French conversation.

WHERE TO EAT

Cosi

54 rue de Seine

011-33-01-46-33-35-36

The perfect place for a sandwich or salad to go. Sandwiches start at $7.50, salads at $5.50.

Café Procope

13 Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie

011-33-01-40-46-79-00

www.procope.com

One of the world’s oldest continuously operating restaurants. Benjamin Franklin, Marat, Robespierre and Danton sat and caffeinated here. Entrees start at $29.

WHAT TO DO

Bike About Tours

Rue de Lobau

0-11-33-06-18-80-84-92

www.bikeabouttours.com

Roughly 31 / 2-hour Paris tour begins at 10 a.m. daily (also 3 p.m. tours on weekends from May 2 to Sept. 30). Adults $41, students $38. Infants riding in baby seat $13.60.

Fat Bike Tours Paris Tours

24, rue Edgar Faure

866-614-6218

paris.fattirebiketours.com

Offers daytime tours of Paris most days of the year. Day tours start at 11 a.m., evening tours at 6 or 7 p.m., depending on time of year. Day tours last about 31 / 2 hours, night tours about 41 / 2. Adults $41, students and ages 4-11 $38. Younger than 4 free.

Vélib’

en.velib.paris.fr

You may rent bikes through this on-street program, but you must use an American Express or chip-and-PIN card. (Other credit cards may be used if you buy your subscription online.) A subscription costs $2.30 for a day, $11 for a week, with added costs for each trip longer than 30 minutes.

INFORMATION

en.parisinfo.com

D.G.

Comments
Show Comments
Most Read Lifestyle