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Tour code: 2050PAJ
See all of the French capital’s legendary landmarks with an accomplished guide on a comprehensive full-day tour of Paris. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and spectacular architecture of the city as you travel along the beautiful banks of the Seine River to the iconic Eiffel Tower. Venture within the Louvre Museum to see globally renowned artwork by Leonardo Da Vinci and enjoy sweeping city vistas while dining on gourmet cuisine at 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant. Conclude your exploration by discovering the mysteries and legends shrouding Notre Dame, the ancient cathedral with a rich historical heritage. 

Highlights

  • 7.5-hour tour of Paris with lunch at the Eiffel Tower’s 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant
  • Visit the world-famous Louvre Museum and marvel at treasures including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo
  • Take a tour of Paris’ ancient Notre Dame Cathedral with your guide
  • Travel along the Seine River in style by river cruiser
  • Enjoy lunch at the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant at the Eiffel Tower, and take in beautiful city views
  • Make the most of your time in Paris and see many top city attractions in one day

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What You Can Expect

Paris in One Day Sightseeing Tour

Discover Paris' famous Notre Dame Cathedral

Greet your guide at a central Paris location and embark on a comprehensive 1.5-hour tour of the Louvre, a cultural institution considered one of the finest museums in the world. Discover some of the most rare and valuable artworks on the planet as you admire paintings like the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo and hear of their rich historical heritage. 

Next, climb aboard a boat to enjoy a tranquil cruise along the Seine River to the iconic Eiffel Tower. Disembark and ascend to the summit to capture unrivalled views of Paris’ metropolitan sprawl, and then take a seat in the 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant to enjoy a gourmet lunch in one of Europe’s most recognizable monuments. Please see the Itinerary section below for a sample menu. 

After enjoying a selection of gastronomic delights, spend a leisurely afternoon observing the panoramic views from the Eiffel Tower and then board a second Seine River Cruise to the ancient and alluring Notre Dame Cathedral. See the stone gargoyles and gremlins that decorate the exterior of the structure and hear of its rich heritage on a 45-minute guided tour. 

Opt to climb Notre Dame’s tower (own expense) to see Paris from a vertiginous alternative perspective and then bid your guide farewell, choosing to explore independently for the remainder of the day. 

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Itinerary

Sample Menu
Starter:
  • Smoked salmon with fennel and taramasalata

Main Course:
  • Grilled salmon, creamy polenta with chestnut chips and a mustard sauce

Dessert:
  • Chocolate mousse and crunchy praline

Drinks:
  • Soft drink or glass of wine (red, rosé or white) or beer
  • Coffee

Customer Reviews

Michael K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great tour!

Lyn O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Awesome experience! Very knowledgeable tour guide.

Bonnalee B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Fun, easy way to see the top spots in Paris. Guide was knowledgable. Without a tour, you'll be wasting time in long lines. Paris is magical!

Scott J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great tour, very knowledgeable and professional guide.

Aysu C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This is the perfect tour if you're limited on time since you hit all the major highlights in Paris. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. We didn't experience any challenges or difficulties on this tour. I highly recommend it.

Dorothy G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Wonderful tour - only wish the weather would have cooperated with us a bit more. The Louvre was exciting to see - unbelievable art! It was fun to eat lunch at the Eiffel Tower and the food was good. You will not have time to go to the top of the tower so make sure you find time to do that on your own. The ride down the Seinne was fun - able to stand at the back of the boat and take awesome photos along the way. Notre Dame was a sight to see! There was a mass going on while we were there so the smell of incense the singing of the choir just gave me chills. Guide was very informative - we totally enjoyed.

Gayle F United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was an excellent tour. Very well done. Highly recommend this tour.

Gregory S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

a great way to see the important sights of Paris in one day. Our guide was great and very informative.

Nelly United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I loved this tour! Great way to see the city if you have short time in Paris! Our guide was great! You get to go in to the Louvre, which I wish we would have spend a little more time there, then we took a shuttle boat over to the Eiffle Tower where we had lunch. I got the herb chicken and it was great! Then you got some free time to either climb the tower or wander around. You then take the shuttle boat over to Notre Dame where the tour ends. Nice way to enjoy the city. I definitely recommend this.

Alicia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Tour was amazing. Helene is a great guide. We were able to see all the important attractions.

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