Une mobylette rouge devant la Pyramide du Louvre
Une mobylette rouge devant la pyramide du Louvre

The Greater Paris

Discover the history of the metropolis of Greater Paris! (The tour is narrated in French)

Relive the creation and gradual expansion of the city, from antiquity to the 21st century, through a chronological route that will take you from the left bank of Paris to Seine-Saint-Denis.

Visit (9 am – 5 pm)

Chronologically follow the expansion of Paris since antiquity by crossing what remains of each of its former borders: Gallo-Roman rampart in the Ile de la Cité, enclosure of Philippe Auguste in the Marais, arch of the Porte Saint-Martin on the site of the Charles V enclosure, the walls of the Farmers General in the Stalingrad district, Thiers à la Villette enclosure… …

Relive the main transformations of Paris over the centuries. On the top of the holy mountain Geneviève and in the arenas of Lutèce, visualize the ancient foundations of the city. On the right bank, between the Pont Neuf and the Royal Palace, admire the legacy left by the Renaissance embellishments. Between the Opera district and the Pont Alexandre III, understand the 19th century transformations that gave Paris its current appearance. Between La Villette and Pantin, discuss the changes underway and the advent of Greater Paris… 

Through this chronological journey, follow a multitude of transversal themes concerning history urban area of ​​Greater Paris: changes in architecture and housing, history of the network and modes of transport, multiplication of public facilities, economy and industry, culture, changes in the governance of Paris and its relations with the State, the region and the suburban municipalities… 

• This visit will also be an opportunity to ride a mobylette in the splendid streets of Paris and its suburbs!


Rental of the electric mobylette.


Battery charge for the distance of the course.

Loan of gloves, helmet (disinfected after each use) and disposable helmet liner.

Accompaniment by a guide, doctor of History.

• Meet at the entrance to the impasse de la Gaîté, in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, a stone’s throw from the Edgar Quinet metro (line 4) or the Gaîté metro (line 13).

9 am: Welcome; presentation of the course; presentation of the mobylette; choice of helmet and gloves; warm-up lap to familiarize yourself with the mobylette.

9:30 am: Departure for the visit.

12 noon: Lunch break.

1:30 pm: Resumption of the visit.

5 pm: End of the visit. Return at the 10 impasse de la Gaîté.

• Be over 21 years old.

• Possess a road safety certificate, or a license to drive a moped, a motorbike or a car, French or foreign, but valid and recognized in France.

• Know how to drive a moped or a mobylette.

Individual rate

• 1 person / 1 mobylette: 99 €



• Payment online, by credit card or Paypal. 

• Cancellation & refund free of charge up to 72 hours before the day of the visit.



• A deposit of 300 € will be required for each moped before departure (by cheque, cash or credit card).

Start by choosing the number of bookings (1 person per mobylette) and the tour date…

Deux mobylettes sur le pont Alexandre 3, devant la tour Eiffel.