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

The Cosmopolitan Paris

Visit France and travel around the world without leaving Paris! (The tour is narrated in French)

Visit places and neighborhoods marked by the cultures of adopted Parisians who have transformed the capital since the beginning of the 19th century: Provincials, Europeans, Caribbean, Africans, Asians…

Visit (9 am – 5 pm)

• Discover the districts which welcomed the provincials in the 19th century: the Montparnasse des Bretons, the district Bastille des Auvergnats, Rochechouart des Picards…

• Visit the districts where European immigrants have long concentrated: the Abbesses of the “Russians whites ”, the Montmartre of the Armenians, La Villette of the Italians, the Stalingrad district where the Portuguese arrived…

• Immerse yourself in the areas of Paris where immigration from Asia and Africa is visible today: the Indian district of La Chapelle, the Maghreb Barbès, the Red Castles of Africans, the Chinese district and Vietnamese from the 13th arrondissement…

• Admire the religious buildings of these immigrant communities as well as architectural elements influenced through their civilizations: Saint Serge Orthodox church, Paris mosque, Hindu temple…

• Understand why these populations have migrated to Paris since the 19th century. Learn more about their life in the capital (housing, work, religion, leisure …), the way in which they were perceived in Paris and ended up integrating into it, their contributions to culture, politics and the Parisian economy…

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


Rental of the electric mobylette.


Battery charge for the distance of the tour.

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

Accompaniment by a guide, doctor of History.

• Meet at the 10 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 at the National Museum of the History of Immigration.

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 mobylette per person) and the tour date…

Une mobylette devant la Grand Mosquée de Paris et son minaret.