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Foxity Panoramic Bus Tour of Paris and Seine Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Maximum service at the best price in Paris
  • Specially designed for families
  • A cruise on the River Seine is a ′must do′ in Paris
  • See and photograph 50 Paris monuments in 90 minutes on bus tour
  • Entertaining commentary on bus in nine languages via free personal headphones
  • Luxury open-top bus with sliding transparent roof and heated top deck
  • Day-time and evening bus and boat tours available
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    3 hours (2 hours Foxity Bus tour, 1 hour Seine Cruise)

    Start time

    Buses depart between 9:40am - 5:00pm every 20 minutes
    River Cruise:
    Oct - Mar:
    Mon - Fri: Boat departs between 11:15am - 9:00pm; every 45 minutes
    Weekend & Holidays: Boat departs between 10:30am - 9:00pm; every 30 minutes
    Apr - Sept: Boat departs between 10:30am - 10:30pm; every 30 minutes
    Times are subject to change.

    Meeting Point

    For the Foxity Bus Tour: Meet the Foxity bus at Opéra stop or France Tourisme, 5 avenue de l'Opéra, 75001 Paris.(100-150 metres from Opera stop).
    For the Vedettes de Paris Seine Cruise: Port de Suffren 75007 Paris.
    Please redeem your voucher at Foxity Agency located 5 avenue de l'Opéra, 75001 Paris (100-150 metres from Opera stop).
    Please report at the Foxity Agency 20 minutes before departure.

    Ending Point

    The Foxity Bus Tour ends at starting point.
    The Seine Cruise ends at Port de Suffren

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Bringing you the best of Paris at budget prices, this bus and boat combo is the perfect sightseeing tour.

    In just 90 minutes on the Foxity bus, the splendor of Paris is paraded before you. See and photograph no fewer than 40 of the city’s most important monuments including the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysées, Ecole Militaire, Les Invalides, the Louvre, Pont Alexandre III, Sainte Chapelle and many more. Enjoy a fun and informative on-board commentary in nine different languages.

    Designed for families, the tour is just the right length so kids don’t get bored but parents can view all the top attractions. No other tour provides this standard of comfort for such a great price. The double-decker bus has a transparent sliding roof, retractable windows and heating on the top deck, so you can enjoy the trip whatever the weather

    For the other part of your combo, board a Vedettes de Paris boat for an hour’s Seine cruise. Catch glorious views of the riverside monuments and famously beautiful bridges.

    Take either part of the tour by day, or in the evening to see the City of Light glittering after dark.

    Download the tour route map

    Itinerary

    Offering unbeatable value, the Paris Panoramic Foxity Bus Tour and Seine Cruise combines a sightseeing tour of Paris by day or evening with an hour-long Seine River boat trip.

    When arranging your trip, make the booking for the day you wish to take the Foxity Bus Tour. The Seine Cruise portion of the package can be used anytime during your Paris vacation. (See the Please Note section on this website).

    A range of departure times is available. You can choose to see Paris by day or pick one of the evening tours to view the ‘City of Light’ at its glittering best.

    This 90-minute non-stop city tour is specially designed to enable you and your family discover the main sights of Paris. You will stay on the bus throughout the excursion so that you can see as many attractions as possible within the time. The 1½ hour tour is a perfect length for children and still gives parents enough time to see the capital’s 40 most beautiful monuments.

    The tour is conducted in a comfortable double-decker bus with transparent sliding roof, retractable windows and heating on the top deck. Informative commentary in nine languages (French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, Italian, and Chinese) is provided free of charge throughout the tour via individual headphones. Just select the language you require when you are on board the bus.

    The 40 famous buildings and monuments you will see on this tour are listed below.

    1. Madeleine
    2. Olympia
    3. Opéra Garnier
    4. Place Vendôme
    5. Comédie Française
    6. The Louvre
    7. Carrousel du Louvre
    8. Pyramid du Louvre
    9. Pont des Arts
    10. Institut de France
    11. St-Germain l'Auxerrois Church
    12. La Samaritaine
    13. Pont-Neuf
    14. Palais de Justice
    15. Conciergerie
    16. Sainte Chapelle
    17. Théatre du Chatelet
    18. Tour St-Jacques
    19. Hôtel-Dieu
    20. Notre-Dame
    21. Palace Saint-Michel
    22. Musée d'Orsay
    23. Assemblée Nationale
    24. Place de la Concorde
    25. Hotel de Crillon
    26. Champs Elysées
    27. Grand-Palais
    28. The Lido
    29. Arc-de-Triomphe
    30. Hôtel de la Paiva
    31. Pont Alexandre III
    32. Invalides
    33. The Rodin Museum
    34. Ecole Militaire
    35. The Eiffel Tower
    36. Palais de Chaillot
    37. Musée du Quai Branly
    38. Petit Palais
    39. Jardin des Tuileries
    40. Rue Roylae

    At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at the starting point.

    Vedettes de Paris Seine Boat Cruise:
    The 1-hour boat trip goes up river to the Ile Saint Louis and then back to Pont de la Conférence. A range of departure times is available; you can take the tour by day or choose an evening departure to enjoy the city lights and the illuminated monuments along the river bank. There is a commentary in English and French on board.

    The tour ends at Port de Suffren and you need to make your own arrangements to return to your accommodation.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Panoramic bus tour in open-top double-decker bus
    • Multilingual audio guide on bus: French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, German, Italian, Chinese
    • 1-hour Seine Cruise

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    When arranging your trip, make the booking for the day you wish to take the Panoramic Bus Tour. The Seine Cruise portion of the package can be used anytime during your visit to Paris. It can only be used once, but the time and the date are open. You will be given the ticket for their Seine Cruise either when you go for your bus tour, or, if you prefer to take the boat first, you must come to the local isango! partner's office at 9 place de la Madeleine with your booking voucher.

    We ask you to book a bus seat for all passengers, including accompanied children under the age of 12, in order that they also have a seat reserved on the top deck.

    However, for safety reasons, we ask parents to hold young children under the age of 4 on their laps, if they wish to do the tour with them. Nevertheless, we draw your attention to the fact that this tour is not necessarily suitable for very young children.

    Children under the age of 12 are not allowed on the bus without the company of an adult. With one adult ticket only one child ticket can be booked, in case you are travelling with more than 1 child please book adult ticket for rest of the children.

    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.

    Safety belts must be worn on the bus. Passengers must not move around the vehicle, stand up or use the stairs during the tour. Please note that if these rules are not respected, action may be taken against the passenger concerned!

    Similarly, of course, nothing must be thrown outside the bus.

    Seating for people with reduced mobility is provided on the lower deck of the bus.

  • reviews
    • Exellent tour

      Enjoyed the whole ride. Saved a lot of money compared to other tour buses....

      Somsu Miah, United Kingdom, 27/Aug/2017
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      A great tour of Paris's most famous landmarks. We picked up our tickets at the Opera Stop tourist office for our Foxity bus tour & boat trip, and were greeted by a very friendly...

      Bernice King, United Kingdom, 14/Mar/2017
    • excellent experience

      best value on internet tour bus good had a retractable roof 2hours brillant Seine Cruise boat fine seats wooden folding ones and not much space but nice relaxing tour all for...

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