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Paris Comprehensive Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with optional Batobus River Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • The most comprehensive Paris Hop-on, Hop-Off tour – 4 routes and more than 50 stops!
  • From the Louvre, to the Eiffel Tower to Montmartre; anywhere you could wish to go is covered by this tour
  • Choose from a one or two day pass and hop on and off as much as you wish during that period
  • Audio commentary in 9 languages will ensure you do not miss a thing
  • 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 buses operate at the following times:
    01 April - 31 October: From 9:30am to 7:00pm, frequency every 10-15 minutes.
    01 November - 31 March: From 9:30am to 6:00pm, frequency every 25-30 minutes.
    The Seine 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

    This comprehensive Paris tour allows you to discover the attractions of 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 pass allows you unlimited hop-On, hop-Off access over a one or two day period. There are 4 routes and more than 50 stops to choose from on this wonderful tour. All 4 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!

    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 4 routes, which are interconnected. You can switch between the routes easily.

    Paris Grand Tour (Green Route):
    This route takes about 2 hours. The highlights of this route are: Auber, Garnier Opera House, the Comédie Française, Musée du Louvre, Notre Dame, Saint-Michel, Musée d'Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Charles de Gaulle-Etoile, Arc de Triomphe, Trocadéro, Eiffel Tower, Esplanade des Invalides.

    Montparnasse - Saint - Germain (Orange Route):
    This route takes about 60 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are: Petit-Pont, Luxembourg, Observatoire - Port-Royal, Place Denfert-Rochereau, Raspail - Cimetière du Montparnasse, Esplanade des Invalides, Saint-Germain-des-Près.

    Montmartre - Grands Boulevards (Yellow Route):
    This route takes about 80 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are: Auber, Trinity Church, Blanche, Montmartre - Anvers, Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, République, Bonne - Nouvelle, Grands Boulevards, Italiens, Capucines - Scribe, Madeleine.

    Bastille - Bercy (Blue Route):
    This route takes 60 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are: Notre-Dame, Petit-Pont, Maubert-Mutualité, Pt Sully - Ile Saint-Louis, Bastille - Opéra, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Bibliothèque Nationale, Parc de Bercy - P.O.P.B., Bastille - Rue St. Antoine, Le Marais - Place Vosges, Hôtel de Ville.

    To find the location of the stops please Download the tour route map

    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. Louvre
    8. Champs-Elysées

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Personal earphones
    • Hop On Hop Off Tour
    • Ticket for Seine River Cruise (if option selected)
    • Recorded commentary in 9 languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese-Mandarin, Russian)

    Exclusions

    • Food and drinks
    • Optional gratuities
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entrance fees to museums or monuments
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    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 L'Open Tour - look out for the green buses.

    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

    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

    Passes must be kept throughout their validity period.Complete tour (without getting off the bus) lasts approximately:2 hours (Paris Grand Tour) 1 hour and 20 minutes (Montmartre) 1 hour (Montparnasse – Saint Germain)1 hour (Bastille-Bercy)
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