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Big Bus Paris Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Seine River Cruise and Louvre Entry Ticket

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Key Highlights
  • Hop-on, hop-off through Paris city with the comfortable open-top Big Bus Tour
  • Enjoy easy access to iconic landmarks like Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees, Montmartre and more!
  • Choose between a 1-Day or 2-Day bus ticket for a comprehensive tour of Paris
  • Dive into Parisian history, learn all about its architecture with an audio-guide available on board in multiple languages
  • Enjoy unique views of Paris from the Seine River with a 1-hour serene cruise included in your ticket
  • Admission to the iconic Louvre Museum included in the ticket
  • Witness the Mona Lisa and stroll through Egyptian and Greek wings of the Louvre – home to a stunning collection of art pieces!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Tuesday

    Duration

    Hop-on, hop-off ticket: 1 Day or 2-Day (as per option chosen)
    River Cruise: 1 hour

    Start time

    Paris Hop-on, Hop-Off Tour:
    Classic Route: Buses depart from 9:30am to 6:30pm, every 5-10 mins. Full loop takes 2 hours 20 mins
    Blue Montmartre Route: Buses depart from 10:00am to 5:30pm, every 15-30 mins. Full loop takes 1 hour 10 mins

    Seine River Cruise:
    From October to March : Frequency every hour
    Monday to Friday: 10:30am to 10:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am to 10:30pm

    From April to June &September: Frequency every 30 minutes
    Monday to Friday: 10:30am to 10:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am to 11:00pm

    From July to August: Frequency every 30 minutes
    Daily: 10:00am to 11:00pm

    The Louvre
    Daily except Tuesday: 9:00am to 6:00pm

    Meeting Point

    At 10:00am, all tickets will be given at the meeting point 21 Avenue de la Bourdonnais.
    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You may hop on the bus at any stop
    Seine River Cruise: Bateaux Parisiens, Pier number 3, Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007, Paris (Close to the Eiffel Tower)
    Louvre Museum: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

    Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You may hop-off at any of the designated stops

    Seine River Cruise and The Louvre: Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Choose between the 1-Day or 2-Day ticket as the comprehensive Big Bus Paris hop-on, hop-off tour covers key landmarks and stunning attractions of Paris. Hop on and hop off as often as you please to window shop the famous boutiques of the Champs-Elysées, climb the Eiffel Tower, or get up-close to the gargoyles of Notre Dame. Enjoy audio commentary on board as you sit back in the comfortable open-top bus and inhale panoramic views of Paris.

    Your ticket also includes a one-hour serene cruise on the Seine River. Sit back and enjoy wonderful sights of enchanting houseboats, floating restaurants and iconic attractions like the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Notre-Dame and much more.

    Enjoy entry to the famous Louvre museum, which is home to an overwhelming collection of art pieces and notably the second most famous museum in the world! Stroll through the Italian Wing and witness the Mona Lisa, or explore the Egyptian and Greek wings for mummies and mysteries.

    Want to know where to start your Paris tour?

    Download the tour route map

    Itinerary

    Big Bus Paris Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

    Collect your ticket from the meeting point and begin your exploration of Paris with the Big Bus tour. Hop on and hop off at your own pace and see as many sights as you desire with a 1-day or 2-day pass of the open-top sightseeing bus. The onboard audio guide available in multiple languages provides a narrative of the sights. A full loop takes 2.5 hours (without getting off), but you can jump off at any of the designated stops. Explore the Classic Red route or the vibrant bohemian Montmartre on Blue route and cover all the famous landmarks as given under:

    Tour Eiffel
    Champ de Mars
    Opéra Garnier
    Louvre-Pyramide
    Louvre-Pont des Arts
    Notre-Dame
    Musée d'Orsay
    Champs-Elysées
    Grand Palais
    Trocadéro

    Seine River Cruise

    Your pass also includes a 1-hour serene cruise on the River Seine.As you glide through the liquid streets of Paris, admire incredible views of theEiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Notre-Dame de Parisamong other UNESCO-listed buildings lining the river banks. Sit back and relax a unique view of Paris city as you pass charming houseboats and floating restaurants.

    The Louvre Visit

    This tour also includes entrance ticket to the iconic museum of Paris: The Louvre. Witness the stunning collections of art at the Louvre which is the second biggest museum in the world! Browse through the overwhelming collection at your leisure and make your way to the Italian Wing where the illustrious Mona Lisa rests. Stroll through the Egyptian Wing and behold the mummy, and continue onward to uncover the mysteries of the Greek sculptures!You may choose to stay until closing time.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • A 1-day or 2-day pass for the Big Bus hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus (depending on option booked)
    • Audio commentary with personal headphone set available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese
    • 1-hour Seine River Cruise ticket
    • Entrance ticket to the Louvre museum
    Exclusions
    • Hotel transfers
    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Bus tickets can be used, only one time, on any day during the month booked

    Your ticket can be used any time during your stay in Paris, and is valid till the validity date on the ticket.

    Louvre Museum tickets can be used at any days during your stay in Paris. You can do each activity on different days.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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