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Versailles Guided Tour and Priority Access with Hotel Pickup from Paris

Surround yourself in the grand spectacle of the Versailles palace and gardens on a small-group tour from Paris. Enjoy pickup from your Paris hotel, then breeze past the queue at Versailles and take a small-group tour through the castle’s ornate interior. Discover the rich tastes of Louis XIV, who built the enormous 700-room complex, adorning the space with extravagance and luxury. Then take a leisurely stroll in the palace gardens before returning to Paris.
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 9 hours
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Small-Group Normandy D-Day Beaches Day Trip with Omaha Beach, American Cemetery and Cider Tasting

Enjoy an intimate historical look at the D-Day landings on this 12-hour trip to the beaches of Normandy from Paris. Travel by comfortable van accommodating no more than eight people, and visit Omaha Beach, the Operation Overlord Museum, German bunkers, Pointe du Hoc, as well as the American Cemetery home to 10,000 white crosses. See period-era military maps, plans, and photos, while listening to inspiring stories about June 6, 1944. Sip some of Normandy’s famous traditional cider before returning to Paris.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Skip-the-line & Private Guided Tour: Louvre Museum

Prepare to be inspired by some of the world’s most famous artists as you step inside the iconic Louvre Museum. Head straight to the front of the queue with skip-the-line entrance, then journey through art history on a private 2 to 2.5-hour tour. With the help of your expert guide, you’ll see masterpieces like the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa, learn about the evolution of art around the world, and discover little-known gems that many visitors miss.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Eiffel Tower: 1st and 2nd Floor With Ticket For Summit

Visit one of the most iconic buildings in the world like a VIP. Bypass the notoriously long lines of tourists and enter via priority access with your local guide. Learn about the building’s construction and history, and get a few tips of what else to see and do in Paris. Admire the city’s famous landmarks from nearly 200 feet above, then hit the gift shop on the way down.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Catacombs Guided Tour - Skip the Line access

Skip the long lines with easy access to the Catacombs. Explore these underground tunnels and learn their fascinating history as a solution to the overcrowded cemeteries of Paris. Follow your guide through this subterranean world of skulls and other human remains dating back to the 18th century. This tour grants you rare access to typically forbidden parts of the Catacombs.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Vintage Private Tour: Classic French Citroën Paris

Put a twist on the typical Paris sightseeing tour with a private drive around the city in a Citroën Traction—a classic French car. Inside the open-top vehicle with a retractable roof, you'll drive through neighborhoods like Montmartre and the Latin Quarter and pass by major sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysées, the Louvre, and the Moulin Rouge. Learn about the city from a guide as you go. Up to four people can fit in one car.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip-the-Line Notre-Dame & Tower, Sainte Chapelle, & Marie Antoinette’s Prison

Discover the historical delights of Ile de la Cité, a small island on the Seine, on this 3-hour tour in Paris. With a guide, you'll visit its top attractions: Notre Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, and the Conciergerie, learning about their significance and events that took place at each site. The island is one of Paris' most beautiful locations, so don't miss this chance to understand more about it, including its dark past. Skip-the-line access and special entry to climb the Notre Dame towers are included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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NEW! Paris Catacombs private tour - SKIP-THE-LINE & off limits access

Meet your guide in front of INDIANA CAFE and together go straight to the entrance of the Catacombs, with our special skip-the-line ticket.60 feet underground lies the largest mass grave of over 6 million Parisians. Here starts the Empire of the Dead!Learn about French Revolution and Robespierre, French literature with Rabelais and Racine. How Paris was built, the underground system of quarries & metro lines. And how Parisians were facing death, from the Middle Ages to the Modern days.Our guides are granted the privilege of a special access to sections of the Paris catacombs that are closed to the general public. Gates to two halls are opened especially for us to see the incredible sculptures chiseled out of the rock in the Port Mahon Gallery. We also have access to the Quarryman's footbath, the Sacellum Crypt, or altar where bones were blessed before being "archived," the Sepulchral Lamp, and hear about a very private concert that happened over 100 years ago..
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Small-Group Versailles Guided Tour from Paris

Escape the city of Paris for a day, and go on a tour to Versailles, which is known for its magnificent regal architecture. You’ll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to Versailles, which takes the stress out of organizing transport. Conveniently, an entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles is included, so you’ll beat the crowds. Your guide will enrich your experience with stories about the area’s royal history.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Versailles, Full Day Private Guided Tour, With Skip the Line Tickets & Lunch

An amazing journey with our passion and guide to discover the best of Versailles, the palace of The Sun King.- High standard service and very competitive price.- Skip the Line tickets: we guarantee easy access to the site without having to wait in line.- Tailored private tour and made-to-measure itinerary.- Lunch at the restaurant (included in the price)- Professional, multilingual licensed guide-drivers, used to dealing with VIP customers.- A newest stretch Mercedes-Benz minivan with panoramic rooftop, perfect for this tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-group WWI Somme Battlefields Day Trip from Paris with John Monash Centre

Pay your respects to French and British military history with a full-day tour of the Somme battlefields. Walk on the sites where one of the bloodiest battles in history was fought during World War I, while learning about the battle’s causes and repercussions from your historian guide. See the Deville Wood cemetery where thousands of fallen soldiers were laid to rest, and visit several war memorials and the Historial Great War museum in Peronne. Numbers are limited to 16 for a personalized and informative tour.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Guided Eiffel Tower Tour with Summit Access Option

Make the most of your visit to one of the world’s most popular landmarks on a guided Eiffel Tower tour. Hear the history and legends behind the Paris icon as a guide accompanies you up to the second level, where panoramic views of the city await. Get help identifying the monuments below, and upgrade for summit access to go even higher.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Paris private tour - Exceptional French classic car

Ride in the lap of luxury—a 1973 DS limousine convertible—during a 2-hour private tour of Paris highlights. With a distinguished chauffeur as your guide, you’re driven around the City of Lights in this classic French presidential car; the bottle of Champagne is optional (own expense). Receive insight about major landmarks along a customized route that may include the Champs Elysées and the banks of the Seine. Très chic!
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Paris Highlights Guided Tour

Paris is packed with things to do and see, and this guided walking tour does more in six hours than most can with far more time. An elevator ascent to the Eiffel Tower summit, a Seine cruise, a Notre Dame visit, and a stroll to the Louvre Pyramid are among the highlights. Admission to the Louvre Museum is included with this tour.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip-the-Line Notre-Dame Towers

Join your expert, certified guide on this small-group tour providing a discovery of the world’s most visited monument - Notre-Dame cathedral - and skip the line to climb the 422 steps leading you all the way to the top of the bell towers. Enjoy your fully certified guide’s fascinating stories throughout the entirety of your visit, right where Paris’s exceptional history started. Marvel at the cathedral’s many architectural wonders and climb your way up without waiting in line, and take in the exceptional view from above, surrounded by the famous spire, the gargoyles, for an unforgettable experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private WWI Day Trip from Paris: Aisne-Marne Battlefields, Belleau Wood and Museum of the Great War

Visit the sites of some of the most pivotal American battles in World War I with a day trip to the Picardy region of northern France. Departing from Paris, travel to the historic western front locations of Aisne and Marne with an expert historian guide. Walk among trenches in the Belleau Woods and honor fallen soldiers at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery. Learn more about the causes and repercussions of the conflict at the Museum of the Great War in Meaux.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Skip-the-line Louvre Museum Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Visiting the Louvre can be overwhelming for first-time visitors, so why not enjoy skip-the-line access and personal attention from your guide on a small-group tour? Journey through the history of art as you explore one of the world’s biggest and most famous museums on this 2.5-hour tour, with numbers limited to eight. See iconic works like the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa, discover little-known masterpieces, and learn how to distinguish different art styles and techniques. After your tour, spend as long as you want exploring the museum independently.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Orsay Museum Private Tour - Skip the line & Local expert guide

The Musée d’Orsay is unique among Paris’ cultural institutions: both because it is home to one of the world’s largest impressionist and post-impressionist art collections, and because it is housed in the Beaux-Arts Gare d’Orsay, an opulent former train station. On this private tour, pick from morning, afternoon, or evening admission times and follow your guide inside. Over the course of several hours you’ll see masterpieces by artists the likes of Van Gogh, Renoir, Degas, and Cézanne, and will learn about the history behind the canvases.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Catacombs of Paris Skip-the-Line Tour with Special Access

See sections of the Catacombs of Paris that aren't typically open to the public on this 2-hour tour with skip-the-line access. With a guide, you'll descend below the city streets to explore a maze of tunnels that hold the skeletal remains of millions of Parisians, transferred there during the 18th and 19th centuries. As you go, listen to stories and facts about this macabre attraction and hear about the French monarchy and revolution. Select your preferred tour time when booking.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Anzac Day Trip from Paris to Villers-Bretonneux with WWI Somme Battlefields Tour

Commemorate the sacrifices of Australian and New Zealander soldiers during World War I with the annual ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Villers-Bretonneux. On April 25, Depart Paris in the early morning hours to arrive in time for the dawn vigil. Continue on to the surrounding countryside for a tour of the pivotal Somme battlefields with your historian guide. Visit landmarks and memorials including the massive Lochnagar Crater, the Franco-Australian Museum and the Adelaide Cemetery on this enlightening and emotional full-day tour.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Paris Ile de la Cite Medieval Private Walking Tour: Notre Dame, Sainte Chapelle and Conciergerie

Experience the beauty and history of one of the River Seine's last two natural islands—Ile de la Cité—on a private 3-hour walking tour with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral. Admire the stunning gothic architecture of this centuries-old church, see its iconic gargoyles and step inside to view its towering vaulted ceilings and learn about its legendary bell ringer from your art historian guide. Then enjoy exclusive skip-the-line access into Sainte-Chapelle—known for its incredible stained glass windows—and the Conciergerie, a once torturous prison where Marie Antoinette served time. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Express Louvre Highlights Including Mona Lisa: Skip-the-Line Access Tour

Make the most of your time in Paris with a 90-minute tour of the Musee du Louvre highlights. Booking in advance means you can skip long admission lines and go straight to the best of the world’s largest museum, joining an expert guide to see the 'Mona Lisa,' the 'Venus de Milo,' the 'Winged Victory of Samothrace,' and more. This 90-minute Louvre highlights tour includes skip-the-line tickets to the museum, with a personal headset so you don’t miss a word.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip-the-line Musée d’Orsay Orsay Museum Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Discover masterpieces by artists from Monet to Renoir on this 2 to 2.5-hour small-group tour of Paris’ renowned Musée d'Orsay (Orsay Museum). With numbers limited to just eight people, you’ll enjoy personal attention from your guide as you learn about the birth of impressionism, discover the unique techniques of Van Gogh and Cezanne, and see exquisite artworks by Manet, Degas, Gauguin and many more.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Notre Dame Cathedral with Skip the Line Tower Climb, St Chapelle & Conciergerie

Skip the long lines and enjoy a birds-eye view of Paris, from the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral, accompanied by the famous gargoyles! Then take a stroll through the heart of the city, and visit this world famous Cathedral and the dazzling Sainte Chapelle. You will also enjoy a visit to the Conciergerie, infamous prison and last home of Queen Marie-Antoinette, and enjoy a delightful walk around the charming streets of this tiny island.
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
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