You can ride on a rented Vespa scooter and tour Paris. You can rent by the full or half day.
They come in different colors and go pretty fast. There was a company called Left Bank Scooters that had rentals.
You must be sure to wear a helmet.
Riding is one of the more popular things to do in Paris and is a great way to see all the sights.
The come in red, white, and other colors.
Cruising streets on a scooter is way faster than walking.
They can hold 2 people.
Rue De Lille
Vespa Model specs:
- Piaggio FLY 50, max speed 39 mph, 110 mpg
- Piaggio FLY150, max speed 61 mph, 70 mpg
- Piaggio BV250, max speed 80 mph, 65 mpg
- Piaggio MP3 250, max speed 77, 60 mpg
- Piaggio Vespa BV Tourer 500, max speed 99 mpg, 55 mpg
Try a guided tour or go on your own.
You see them all over town.
It costs about 15 Euros per 1 hours, or 30 Euros for 3 hours.
You will see them on the streets and paths all around European cities.
Scooters in Paris are a funny thing. They’re everywhere, zipping around the city like a swarm of hornets. It’s like a real-life version of Mario Kart, but with more baguettes and less banana peels.
If you’ve never ridden a scooter in Paris, let me tell you, it’s an adventure. The streets are narrow, the traffic is insane, and the pedestrians are fearless. It’s like playing a game of Frogger, but instead of a frog, you’re a tourist on a scooter.
The locals make it look easy, of course. They weave in and out of traffic like it’s second nature, while you’re white-knuckling the handlebars and praying for dear life. It’s like being a kid on a rollercoaster, but instead of a theme park, you’re in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
And let’s talk about the parking situation. Trying to find a place to park your scooter in Paris is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Or, more accurately, a parking spot in a sea of double-parked cars and motorcycles.
But despite the challenges, riding a scooter in Paris is still an exhilarating experience. There’s nothing quite like feeling the wind in your hair as you zip past the Eiffel Tower or cruise down the Champs-Élysées. It’s like being in your own little movie, with you as the star and Paris as the backdrop.
Here is a nice looking red one:
Example of bike and scooter only lane: