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Paris in a Nutshell: Seine Cruise, Lunch at the Eiffel Tower and more!

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy lunch, and wonderful views, at the first floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • End the tour with a relaxing Seine Cruise – a must do in Paris!
  • A guided coach tour with audio commentary in 15 languages will introduce the major landmarks of Paris
  • Our destination in a Nutshell products show you the very best of a city in just one day!
  • This tour features Notre-Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysees
  • Overview

    This wonderful Paris tour will show you the very best of this enchanting city.

    Start with an orientation tour which will show you all the iconic landmarks including L’Opera, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysees and Notre Dame Cathedral.

    Stop for lunch at the Eiffel Tower; Paris’ most iconic landmark. The restaurant 58 Tour Eiffel located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower affords magical views of the city.

    This magical experience culminates with a leisurely Seine River cruise. Many of the famous Paris landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Notre Dame cathedral lie along the banks of the river and a Seine Cruise gives you a whole new perspective on these wonderful monuments.

    This tour is extremely popular and advance booking is highly recommended. Should the tour not be available on your chosen date, we have an alternative which includes skip-the-line Eiffel Tower tickets, Seine River cruise and sightseeing, click here for more details >>

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    5 hours 30 minutes

    Start time

    9:00am & 12 noon

    Meeting Point

    The start point for the tour is 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris.
    The closest metro station is Tuileries (line n°01), Pyramides (line n°14) or Palais Royal (line n°7).
    Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time for check-in. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Eiffel Tower


    The Paris in a Nutshell tour is a wonderful way to experience the magic of Paris.

    The tour starts with an orientation drive around the city which will take you to see many of Paris’ major attractions. Audio commentary in 11 languages will tell you about the landmarks you are seeing such as:

    • Opera Square
    • Concorde
    • Champs-Elysees
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Trocadero Square
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Invalides
    • Pont – Neuf
    • Bastille Square
    • Notre-Dame Cathedral
    • Luxembourg Gardens
    • Germain des Pres

    Continue to the Eiffel Tower. Take the elevator to the first level of the tower and enjoy the panoramic view of the city while you have lunch at the Eiffel Tower restaurant.

    End the tour discovering 2000 years of history as you cruise along the River Seine. Many of the most beautiful buildings in Paris such as the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral and of course the beautiful bridges line the river, which means a cruise allows you to admire these wonderful sites from a different angle.

    The tour ends at the Eiffel Tower.

    Indicative menu for 58 Tour Eiffel:

    You can choose between Starter + Main Course OR Main Course + Dessert, ½ bottle of water with 1 glass of wine or 1 soft drink.

    Starter (Choice between):
    • Walnuts and "Comte" cheese salad,
    • Vegetable confit with mozzarella and basil dressing,
    • Egg mayonnaise, field salad

    Main Course (Choice between):
    • Seared skipjack tuna, risotto with olives,
    • Macaroni with mushrooms and chestnuts,
    • Roasted poultry with seasonal vegetables, strew sauce

    Dessert (Choice between):
    • "Fromage blanc" with glazed chestnuts,
    • Pistachio custard cream with cherries,
    • Crousti Eiffel cake with praline and chocolate

    Drink: ½ bottle of water with 1 glass of wine or 1 soft drink

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • One way transportation in luxury air conditioned coach
    • Recorded commentary available in 10 languages(English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Czech or Mandarin Chinese)
    • Children commentaries available in 3 languages
    • Commented Seine river cruise (1 hour)
    • 2-Course Lunch including drinks at the first floor of the Eiffel Tower
    • Hostess/interpreter


    • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
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  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the details.

    The check-in will close 10 minutes before excursion start time.

    For the tour that starts at 9:00am, lunch time is around 12 noon.

    For the tour that starts at 12 noon, lunch break is around 1:30pm.

    Indicative menu may be changed without notice.

    Vegetarian and other dietary requirements can be catered for, please fill in your requirements in the special requests field at the time of booking.

    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
  • Customer Reviews
    • Good value

      WBooked this for myself, hubby and 3 daughters (6, 12, 14). Usually find it hard to please such varied age range but this suited them all. What we liked beat was the casual...

      mrs Louise roberts, United Kingdom
    • Paris in a Nutshell: Seine Cruise, Lunch at the Eiffel Tower and more!

      Very good arrangement....

      Simon W L Law, Canada
    • Fantastic Day

      Easy to find pick up point very informative coach trip Guide was excellent throughout Eiffel Tower tour, and had great fun on the river cruise...

      D M BURBIBGE, United Kingdom
    • Excellent bus, tour cruise, Eiffel tower combination.

      Jutta Boehm, Germany, 28/May/2016
    • The package was incomplete for us since we lost the city vision part of the tour. We did get the cruise and lunch in the Eiffel Tower. I would have love to have the full package but what we were left with was pretty good.

      carolina gil, United States, 19/Mar/2016

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