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Paris Sightseeing, Ile de la Cite and Montmartre

  • When does it run?
    1 Jul - 31 Mar: Daily
  • Start time
    1 Jul - 31 Oct:
    Monday to Wednesday and Friday to Sunday: 8:15am and 1:15pm
    Thursday: 8:15am
    1 Nov - 31 Mar:
    Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 8:15am and 1:15pm
    Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:15am

  • Duration
    3.5 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Round trip transportation in air-conditioned minivan
  • Sightseeing tour of Paris commented by a qualified driver-guide
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Key Highlights

  • Take a panoramic sightseeing tour of Paris with a photo stop at the Eiffel Tower
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation in an air conditioned minivan

Overview

Go on a sightseeing tour in the enchanting city of Paris. Beautiful buildings, enchanting boulevards and grand squares await visitors to the city. Home to some of the most visited monuments in the world; Paris has a rich history and breathtaking architecture which is evident around every street corner.

This great introductory tour will take you past all the iconic landmarks of Paris; see the Louvre which houses the famous Mona Lisa and stop to take some photos at the Eiffel Tower. Drive past the grand Arc de Triomphe and along the beautiful Champs-Elysees.

This tour allows you extended periods of free time in two of Paris’ most popular areas. Spend some time admiring the intricate gothic exterior of the Cathedral of Notre Dame while you walk around Ile de la Cite and wander the streets of Montmartre – once a haven for impoverished artists, this is still the bohemian heart of the city.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 Jul - 31 Mar: Daily

  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Start time

    1 Jul - 31 Oct:
    Monday to Wednesday and Friday to Sunday: 8:15am and 1:15pm
    Thursday: 8:15am
    1 Nov - 31 Mar:
    Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 8:15am and 1:15pm
    Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:15am

  • Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in Paris, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

    Please mention the complete address of the hotel at the time of booking or atleast 72 hours prior tour departure.

  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Paris

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your hotel in Paris in an air conditioned minivan accompanied by a guide for your Paris Sightseeing tour.

    The first part of the tour is an orientation drive around the city. See the grand Madeleine Church which offers a pretty view of the Place de la Concorde, just down the Rue Royale. Proceed past the Paris Opera – the most important opera house in Paris and an extremely beautiful building of immense architectural value. See Vendôme Square, a royal square built to honour King Louis XIV.

    Drive down the Champs-Élysées, that has been called La plus belle avenue du monde (the most beautiful avenue in the world). It runs for 2 kilometres, from the Place de la Concorde in the east, with its obelisk, to the Place Charles de Gaulle (formerly the Place de l'Étoile) in the west, where the Arc de Triomphe is located.

    You will stop to take some photos at the Eiffel Tower before the tour takes you on past Les Invalides which consists of a complex of buildings containing museums and monuments, all relating to France's military history. Also see the Louvre Museum that houses the famed Mona Lisa.

    Take a walk around the Ile de la Cite and feast your eyes on the breath-taking magnificence that is Notre Dame Cathedral. Affectionately known as Our Lady of Paris, Notre Dame holds a special place in the hearts of the Parisian people and even of those around the world. Stop here for around 30 minutes to explore on your own.

    The second part of the tour takes you to Montmartre – a hill in the north of Paris. You will have around 30 minutes here to explore. You could visit the famous Sacré-Cœur Basilica, the highest point in the city or simply wander around the Place du Tertre, where many artists set up their easels each day for the tourists. Many penniless painters including Picasso and Utrillo lived here once. Another attraction of the area is the Moulin de la Galette - a windmill situated near the top of the district of Montmartre. It has been depicted by artists such as Renoir, Van Gogh and Picasso.

    At the end of the tour you will be returned to your hotel in Paris.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Round trip transportation in air-conditioned minivan
  • Sightseeing tour of Paris commented by a qualified driver-guide
  • Lunch & drinks

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 72 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

If the complete pickup address is not communicated at the time of booking or 72 hours prior tour departure, please make your own way to PARISCityVISION Agency at 2 rue des Pyramides 75001 – Paris to start your tour.

Hotel pickup is only offered from 20 districts of central Paris (postcodes 75001 – 75020).

The route is provided for information only. It may be reversed depending on traffic conditions and pick-up locations.

Please note that a correct outfit is required for certain religious visit. Shorts, off shoulder dresses, miniskirts, etc. are not accepted.

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