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Paris Open Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off 1- Day Pass with Palace of Versailles Audio-Guided Tour

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Key Highlights
  • See popular Paris attractions from the upper deck of a double-decker bus
  • Explore the attractions of your choice with a hop-on, hop-off Paris bus pass
  • Visit Paris’s most iconic attractions like the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Louvre and more
  • Audio-commentary is available in many languages and there’s even special commentary for children
  • Visit the magnificent Palace of Versailles and enjoy an audio-guided tour through the palace
  • Uncover the intriguing history of the French Monarchy while exploring the opulent rooms and gardens
  • Round-trip transfer from Paris is included with the Palace of Versailles Audio-Guided Tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Morning tour: Daily except Monday
    Afternoon tour: Daily except Sunday & Monday

    Duration

    1 day

    Start time

    The Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: Timings change as per the season.
    Download the summer timetable
    Download the winter timetable

    Palace of Versailles: 8:15am. You must visit the attraction on the date selected by you for the booking.

    Meeting Point

    Please exchange your voucher for the hop-on, hop-off pass and Versailles ticket at the local operator's office located at 2 rue des Pyramides, Paris 75001
    Hop-On Hop-Off Bus: You can hop on the bus at any of the stops
    Palace of Versailles: Bus departs from PARISCityVISION Agency, 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris.

    Ending Point

    Hop-On Hop-Off Bus: You can hop off the bus at any of the stops
    Palace of Versailles: Same as the start point.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Explore the charming city of Paris with this 1-day hop-on, hop-off pass, covering more than 30 stops across 3 different routes. Explore the captivating French capital from the upper deck of a double-decker bus. Enjoy Paris sightseeing the convenient way, simply hop off at any of the stops you like to visit the attraction of your choice. Hop back onto the bus to head to your next destination.

    Enjoy the many wonderful sights of Paris as you cruise through the city on a vibrant yellow bus. Choose from a number of interconnecting routes and listen to informative audio-commentary to find out more about the Paris attractions you pass along the way. Your hop-on, hop-off pass also includes two FREE walking tours covering the Notre Dame Cathedral and major highlights of Paris.

    Here are some of the many tourist hotspots that you might want to visit with this hop-on, hop-off pass:
    Blue Line:
    This route takes about 1.45 hours. The highlights of this route are:

    • Eiffel Tower
    • Opéra Garnier
    • The Louvre
    • Musée d'Orsay
    • Champs-Elysées

    Red Line:
    This route takes about 1 hour. The highlights of this route are:

    • Moulin Rouge
    • Gare du Nord
    • Grands Boulevards
    • Église de la Sainte-Trinité
    • Place de la République

    Green Line:
    This route takes about 1 hour. The highlights of this route are:

    • Notre-Dame
    • Luxembourg
    • Montparnasse
    • Quartier Latin
    • Panthéon

    Download the summer route map

    Download the winter route map

    Your Open Tour Paris hop-on, hop-off tour also includes two walking tours around Paris:

    Notre Dame and the Heart of Paris Tour: Visit the gothic cathedral and learn about its unique architecture and explore the medieval back-streets behind Notre Dame, where ordinary tourists don’t go. The tour operates daily at 1pm. Meet your guide (look for pink vest!) outside Notre Dame by the Horse statue.

    The Highlights of Paris: See the major Paris attractions including the Champs Elysées, the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel tower in the introductory walking tour of the city. The tour operates daily at 1:30pm. Meet your guide (look for pink vest!) outside Opera Garnier, on the steps facinga venue de l’opéra.

    Palace of Versailles Audio-guided Tour

    Your pass also includes an audio-guided tour of the Palace of Versailles with a round-trip transfer from Paris in a luxury air-conditioned coach. The tour departs from the local operator’s office at 2 rue des Pyramides. You can either opt for a morning or an afternoon departure from Paris to Versailles. Explore this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site with your driver-guide and revel in the rich history and the site’s extravagance.

    The residence of the Kings of France Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI from 1682 to the French Revolution, the Palace of Versailles boasts Baroque architecture, one-of-a-kind art and furniture pieces, all of which showcase the greatest craftsmanship of the age. Your audio-guide will enlighten you about the history of the palace and guide you through the site.

    Enjoy a tour of the spectacular Hall of Mirrors and the Royal Apartments. Spread across more than 721,000 square feet, the Palace of Versailles boasts over 700 rooms. Visit the King's Grand Apartment, the Queen's Grand Apartment, the Coronation Room and the Queen's Bedroom, once occupied by Queen Marie Antoinette.

    You can stroll through the magnificent Gardens of versailles after the tour. Admire the 386 works of art, the fountains, flower beds, ponds and trees. You will return to Paris by coach in the evening.

    Note: Due to the unfortunate event at Notre Dame de Paris, the following changes are expected until further notice:

    • Blue Line: Stop 06 (Notre Dame) is closed. The nearest stop is Stop 05 (Pont Neuf Quai des Orfèvres)
    • Green Line: Stop 06 (Notre Dame) is closed. The nearest stop is Stop 40 (Notre Dame Quartier Latin)
    • Green Line: Stop 47 (Hôtel de Ville) is closed. The nearest stop is Stop 46 (Bastille- Rue Saint-Antoine)
    • The interconnection between Blue and Green line will be at Stop 05 (Pont Neuf Quai des Orfèvres)

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Hop-on, hop-off bus pass
    • Recorded commentary and personal earphone sets
    • FREE walking tours
    • Map with tour itineraries and visit advice
    • Round-transfer from Paris to Versailles by luxury air-conditioned coach
    • Ticket for the Palace of Versailles
    • Palace of Versailles audio-guide rental
    Exclusions
    • Meals
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel Transfers
  • Please note & Additional info
    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 24 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.

    Due to the unfortunate event at Notre Dame de Paris, the following changes are expected until further notice:

    • Blue Line: Stop 06 (Notre Dame) is closed. The nearest stop is Stop 05 (Pont Neuf Quai des Orfèvres)
    • Green Line: Stop 06 (Notre Dame) is closed. The nearest stop is Stop 40 (Notre Dame Quartier Latin)
    • Green Line: Stop 47 (Hôtel de Ville) is closed. The nearest stop is Stop 46 (Bastille- Rue Saint-Antoine)
    • The interconnection between Blue and Green line will be at Stop 05 (Pont Neuf Quai des Orfèvres)

    Due to maintenance, the below stops have been replaced by new location:

    • Red route: Stop 33 (Gare du Nord) moved to 103 Boulevard Magenta
    • Green route: Stop 46 (Bastille) moved to Stop 06 (Notre Dame)
    • Green route: Stop 47 (Hotel de Ville) moved to Stop 45 (Pont de Sully)

    For Palace of Versailles tour, please arrive at the start point 30 minutes early with a printed copy of the voucher. The tour departs from the local operator’s office at 2 rue des Pyramides, Paris 75001.

    The date and schedule you select at the time of booking, represents the date you will enjoy the Palace of Versailles audio-guide tour. At the boarding time at the meeting point, you will be given your hop-on, hop-off pass.

    The duration for the Versailles tour will be 3.5 to 4 hours. The return time for the bus would be given by the bus staff once the customers board the bus.

    Additional info


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