- 2-hour city sightseeing tour of Paris with optional Seine River cruise
- Spot all the top Paris attractions on your list in a short space of time
- See the Champs-Élysées, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and more
- Travel through the chic neighborhood of Saint-Germain des Prés
- Upgrade to include a Seine River cruise with apéritif and crêpe
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What You Can Expect
Pass along the Champs-Élysées, seeing its luxury boutiques and incredible monuments such as the Arc de Triomphe, which was built to honor fallen French soldiers. At the end of the street is Place de la Concorde, Paris’ largest central square, home to an eye-catching obelisk that was given to the French by the Egyptians as a gift in the 19th century.
Pass everyone’s favorite architectural icon – the Eiffel Tower – and see UNESCO World Heritage-listed Notre Dame Cathedral. Get a glimpse into upmarket Parisian life while traveling through the streets of swanky Saint-Germain des Prés, passing prestigious museums like Musée d’Orsay. Your sightseeing tour finishes near the Eiffel Tower.
Tour Including Seine River Cruise with Aperitif:
Upgrade to include a 1-hour Seine River cruise with your tour! After leaving your minibus, your guide will give you your cruise ticket and directions to the boat meeting point. Hop on board your sightseeing boat and see more top Paris attractions from the water, while enjoying a hot crêpe and an apéritif of Champagne, wine, or a Kir Royale (blackcurrant liquor with sparkling wine). Listen to entertaining audio commentary and see all the sites along the UNESCO-listed banks of the Seine River, including the Louvre Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral.
The sightseeing tour was very informative and we saw many places of interest. All had an opportunity to visit Notre Dame or shop. Very enjoyable!
Excellent commentary and great cruise was able to see the major sights
Very enjoyable tour it is nice to walk straight past the long lines and into the elevator. Anne was an excellent guide, very informative and entertaining while making sure we stayed together. Having the lift to the top included in the price was excellent and it is not a long wait for the lift. I would recommend this tour for an enjoyable way to see the eifell tower.
It wad great to be in a small group into a good small bus with comfort and no rush. The guide was really fun, and we could stop at some places like Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame.
Excellent tour with a very knowledgable guide!! I liked the seating capacity much
better than large tour busses. It made the tour more personable. The slide-open
roof was an exceptional feature.
Wonderful introduction to Paris. Our guide, Steffi, was witty, well-informed, and a delight to be with for the three hours of the bus tour. Her knowledge of Paris is extremely thorough, as is her knowledge of French history. We learned a long time ago that buildings and monuments are more interesting in the context of the history that created them, and Steffi filled in all sorts of historical details. In addition to the core information, she told little known stories and gave us off-beat facts about what we were seeing.
As an added example of how good a guide Steffi was, on the day of our visit, Queen Elizabeth II was in town for a parade and to have a flower market on the Isle de Cite renamed after her. As a consequence, there were traffic congestion and detours everywhere. Steffi didn't bat an eye. Every detour was filled with details of what was important about that street and what had occurred historically in those locations even though the street we were on was not part of any official tour. We highly recommend this bus tour.
The Seine river cruise was an add-on run by Bateaux Vedettes and was extremely forgettable. The sound system was aimed upwards for some reason, so the people on the bridges got to hear the sight descriptions better than we did.
Although we had already seen quite a bit of Paris by foot, we would not have seen what the tour took in. There were only 2 other people on the open top bus and the guide was very knowledgeable. The Seine river cruise took in most of the buildings and monuments that we had already seen by the bus but it was lovely to sail down the Seine with a glass of champagne in our. Highly recommended.
This was a great way to see Paris in a short time frame. We were able to learn some history and also had photo stops at the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral. The boat tour was also nice and the crepe was delicious. Nicola the bus tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly (even though she was from Liverpool and not France).
Just Perfect!!! Our guide (unfortunately I don't remember her name- an English girl) was very interesting and made this trip worth every penny! Thank you!
The first day in Paris it was raining! Boo. Wasn't sure if we should take the tour or not, but sure glad we did! We rode in a very comfortable large van with a glass rooftop. Since it was raining our family was the only one on the tour. Both our guide and the driver were extremely courteous and knowledgable. We got a driving tour and historical background of all the major Paris attractions. We also got out at the Palais De Chaillot Jardins and our guide took a picture of our family- love it! We also got out at Notre Dame and explored for a bit. The driver and guide allowed us to keep our backpacks on the bus...a nice break from hauling it around! They also provided us with an umbrella. The river cruise was afterwards and our guide got out and redeemed our tickets personally for us and we hopped right on the boat. The boat ride included free champagne, drinks for the kids, and crepes, yum! There were also some really good photo opportunities on the boat (although I didn't learn as much on the boat ride). Despite the rain we had a very great day thanks to booking these tours!