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Paris L’Open Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Optional Seine Cruise

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Key Highlights
  • The most comprehensive Paris Hop-on, Hop-Off tour – four routes and more than 30 stops!
  • From the Louvre, to the Eiffel Tower to Montmartre; anywhere you could wish to go is covered by this tour
  • Includes FREE walking tours of the Notre Dame Cathedral and major Paris highlights
  • Choose from a 1, 2 or 3 day pass and hop on and off as much as you wish during that period
  • Upgrade your tour and see the city from water with a Batobus River Cruise
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Valid for 1, 2 or 3 days depending on the option selected.

    Start time

    The Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:
    Download the current timetable
    The Batobus River Cruise operates at the following times:
    27 March - 31 October: 9:30am to 7:00pm, every 20 minutes.
    01 November - 26 March: 9:30am to 6:00pm, every 30 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any one of the stops around the city. The voucher can be presented directly to the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may alight the bus at any one of the stops around the city

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    The comprehensive Paris Open Tour allows you to discover the attractions in Paris at your own pace. Whether it is shopping, dining, history or romance that brought you to the City of Light this tour will help you to discover your perfect Paris.

    Your Paris Open Tour hop-on, hop-off pass allows you unlimited hop-on, hop-off access over a one or two day period. There are four routes and more than 30 stops to choose from on this wonderful tour. All the routes are interconnected, allowing you to switch between them easily.

    While on the bus, audio-commentary in 9 languages will ensure that you don’t miss a thing! Your hop-on, hop-off pass also includes two FREE walking tours covering the Notre Dame Cathedral and major highlights of Paris.

    Where to begin your Paris hop-on, hop-off tour? Download the tour route map

    This comprehensive tour also gives you the option of adding a Seine River Cruise to your experience. This river ride gives a whole new perspective to the wondrous Parisian monuments. The hop-on, hop-off cruise aboard the “batobus” has 8 stops including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Notre Dame. All the river cruise stops are served by the bus tour making it easy to switch from bus to boat as you wish.

    Just want to see the main Paris attractions? You may prefer the Introductory Hop-On, Hop-Off tour of Paris, which has just 9 stops. This tour’s stops include the city’s most iconic sites including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre. For more information: click here

    Itinerary

    The Paris Comprehensive Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour allows you to explore the city at your own pace. Your hop-on hop-off bus ticket is valid on four routes which cover the length and breadth of the city. You can switch between the routes easily.

    Blue Line:
    This route takes about 1.45 hours. The highlights of this route are:
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Opéra
    • The Louvre
    • Musée d'Orsay


    Red Line:

    This route takes about 60 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are:

    • Moulin Rouge
    • Montmartre
    • Gare du Nord
    • Grands Boulevards

    Green Line:
    This route takes about 60 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are:
    • Saint Germain
    • Boulevard
    • Montparnasse
    • Bd Des Invalides

    Yellow Line:

    This route takes about 30-50 minutes. The highlights of this route are:

    • Place de La Bastille

    • Opera Paris Bastille

    • Rue De Lyon

    • Boulevard de la Invalides

    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.

    The Optional Batobus River Cruise has the following stops are served by the hop-on, hop-off tour making it simple and easy to switch between the bus and boat tours.

    1. Eiffel Tower
    2. Musée d’Orsay
    3. St. Germain
    4. Notre Dame
    5. Jardin des Plantes
    6. Hôtel de Ville
    7. The Louvre
    8. Champs-Elysées

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Open Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
    • FREE walking tours
    • Recorded commentary in 9 languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese-Mandarin, Russian)
    • Personal earphones
    • Ticket for Batobus River Cruise (if option selected)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Optional gratuities
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entrance fees to museums or monuments
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    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.

    The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops with the driver.

    The 2 and 3 day passes must be used on consecutive days.

    Tour is operated by Paris Open Tour - there are two different bus designs, one is green and one is red, white & blue.

    There are no toilet facilities on the bus or boat.

    Paris is a capital city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends. While every effort is made to ensure a smooth and frequent service there may be delays, reduced frequency and route alternations due to traffic and road closures.

    During busy times guests may not be able to board the first bus and may need to wait for subsequent buses

    Champs-Elysées is closed on every first Sunday of the month.

    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.

    Passes must be kept throughout their validity period.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Canadians in Paris

      This was an excellent opportunity to see many of the sights in Paris with the ability to hop off and visit or the ability to return to a specific area the next day! (And hear...

      Robert Helston, Canada, 10/Jun/2018
    • Awesome Tour

      We have used the Hop-On, Hop-Off Tours before is other countries and we have always enjoyed them and Paris was no exception. It is a relaxing way to see the sites and its very...

      Julie Clarke, Canada, 07/Jun/2018
    • Great way to get around and see the sites

      Hop-on-Hop-off at the sites you want to see. Saves your time and your body from all the walking you would have to do. Makes for an enjoyable day or two....

      Wayne Kates, United States, 06/Jun/2018
    • It was easy to purchase on line and at the end of the day we were given the option to get an additional 2 days at about $10. Great deal

      linda clayton, United States, 20/Jun/2018
    • A true bargain. You can see all of Paris in one day OR you can use the pass to make connections to see only one particular site.

      Barbara Sposet, United States, 18/Jun/2018
    • Purchase was easy, I just didn't get what I paid for.

      Andrea Yates, United States, 14/Jun/2018

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