10. Paris: Premium & Private, Highlights city tour on Sidecar
Start at Place Vendôme and climb into a vintage motorcycle sidecar to begin your adventure. Admire the architecture and octagonal formation of this square including the original Vendôme Column erected by Napoleon I to commemorate the Battle of Austerlitz. Pass by the Élysée Palace, the official residence of the President of France then continue along the prestigious Avenue Montaigne lined with luxury stores and hotels.
Take a circuit around the Arc de Triomphe, one of the most famous monuments in Paris, standing at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle, formerly named Place de l'Étoile. The Arc de Triomphe honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I.
Next, continue along Les Jardins du Trocadero and admire the fountains in front of the most iconic monument in Paris, the Eiffel Tower. Make a photo stop here where your guide will explain the architecture and history of the building. After stretching your legs, climb back aboard and zoom off towards the Pont des Invalides, a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, containing museums and monuments which all relate to the military history of France.
Venture onwards towards the Grand Palais, the largest historic site, exhibition hall, and museum complex located at the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. And finally, pass by the Assemblee Nationale, the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the 5th Republic. Learn about how 577 deputies are seated in this house.