Mar 28

Seine River

The bike in the French capital with its 400 miles of following tracks current and its future 600 kilometers from here to 2012, the French capital has allowed bicycles fall within the urban landscape as if it were one vehicle. Their programs as breathe Paris, velib, Paris Plage in summer, offer additional incentives to exit and walk the streets of Paris by bicycle. Entire neighborhoods as well how the Quays of the Seine River, remain closed to traffic motorized Sundays and holidays, transformed into pedestrian streets and tracks for cyclists. Make an opportunity to take fresh air and enjoy the unusual Parisian atmosphere inmperdible only 5 years ago. Already bicycle in Paris became one vehicle and in this sense the cyclists already won a great battle.

This obviously entails respect for the traffic laws, fines are also designed for the cyclist that does not respect anything! Bicycling by paris asks obviously respect the laws of the transit without conditions. Logical doesn’t it? Because the bicycle? The great advantage of bicycling by Paris is without a doubt the possibility of discovering a unique panorama of the capital. Movements are facilitated due to the characteristics of this city, plain and without large hills. Arrive at the Church of the sacre coeur, is the only point of Paris where reach is quite difficult due to the height of the place. Devices for bicycles in Paris regardless of the season, Paris offers multiple possibilities to discover the capital by bike: Velib: bicycle in free service the following tracks system are open and adapted to bikes throughout the year. If you dare, follow them and allow you to stroll through Paris without difficulty.

Paris breathe: every Sunday some neighborhoods are closed to auto traffic. The same happens in spring on the occasion of the celebration of the bicycle. In the summer during Paris-Plage heritage days or the nuit blanches also will allows you walk without having to worry of the cars to your around. When it comes to the French capital for the first time without having too much experience in riding a bicycle, the challenge of walking the streets of the city light can be a little intimidating. In my opinion velib may be a solution even if it’s a service too oriented toward the Parisians to my taste. Some problems arise when using Bank cards from other countries or incredible oblivion of fully translating the instructions given on the screen to the Spanish. Parisenbici.com: Paris bike with a guide if you arrive with little time and not know the streets of Paris sufficiently well, a solution just be created: Paris by bike. Visit Paris with a Spanish-speaking guide who knows the city perfectly and in small groups, almost familiar form this is the proposal of parisenbici.com visits are pleasant due to the small number of participants and it allows you to discover the city without fear to lose you and following the tips in the guide that leads you to discover the great monuments of paris but also more intimate and unusual places.