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Big Bus Paris Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, Skip-the-Line Louvre Ticket and Museum Pass

  • When does it run?

    Daily
    Louvre Museum is closed on Tuesdays. 

  • Start time
    Runs between 9:30am and 8:30pm, every 5-30 minutes (Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour)
    Open between 9am and 6pm (Louvre Museum)
    Varies as per the attraction (Paris Museum Pass)
  • Duration

    1-day (Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour)
    You may spend as long as you like at Louvre Museum 
    Paris Museum Pass: 2-day and 4-day (take your pick)

Inclusions
  • 1-day Paris hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and Korean onboard the bus
  • FREE Rewards Voucher Booklet (with hop-on, hop-off ticket)
  • Skip-the-line Louvre Museum admission
  • 2-day/4-day Paris Museum Pass
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (15+)
  • Child (5-14)
  • Infant (0-4)

Key Highlights

  • The most convenient and cost-effective Paris combo – crafted by us with love!
  • Enjoy hassle-free travel across the city with a hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Explore paintings, sculptures and architecture spanning from 450 BC to the 19th century at the Louvre Museum
  • Enjoy unlimited access to over 50 museums and monuments with the fabulous Paris Museum Pass
  • Marvel at top attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Arc de Triomphe and Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Informative commentary and FREE WiFi on the go in the hop-on, hop-off buses
  • Save time with a skip-the-line entry to the Louvre and see the iconic Mona Lisa
  • Enjoy priority access and receive a booklet with maps and information about the attractions with your pass

Overview

A Paris hop-on, hop-off tour and Museum Pass with skip-the-line entry to Louvre makes for the perfect sightseeing experience that you have always wished for your trip to Paris. It brings the best of Paris in one super fabulous combo.

BIG BUS PARIS HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TICKET

This hop-on hop-off bus tour is the perfect introduction to Paris. The open-top double-decker buses provide excellent views of the city throughout your tour. Jump on and off the bus as often as you like and explore the sights, go shopping, or tuck into a baguette or two. Alternatively, you can even stay on the bus for a full loop to get a comprehensive feel of the city. The strategic routes and stops will get you up close with the major Paris attractions including the Louvre and other museums that are part of this combo. Your ticket is valid for a day.

Audio commentary is available onboard in multiple languages and selected bus routes have live guides who offer an exciting and educational commentary in English.

Major attractions covered by the tour are:

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc-de-Triomphe
  • Champs Elysées
  • Notre-Dame
  • Palace Saint-Michel
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • The Louvre
  • Olympia
  • Opéra Garnier
  • Montmartre


SKIP-THE-LINE LOUVRE MUSEUM

Skip the infamously atrocious line to the famously massive collection of fine art at the Musée du Louvre. Some of the greatest masterpieces of all time sit within the hallowed halls of what is the largest museum in the world.

Gaze and wonder at the hidden meaning of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Stare in amazement at the beauty of Winged Victory. Walk up so close to the Venus de Milo that you could touch her. With approximately 38,000 pieces exhibited daily at the Louvre, it’d be impossible to list them all here. But, with pieces from artists such as Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Caravaggio, you are sure to find something that inspires you.

PARIS MUSEUM PASS

Enjoy free entry to over 50 museums and monuments in and around Paris with the fabulous Paris Museum Pass. Choose between 2-day and 4-day option and visit museums of your choice without waiting in long queues.

Visit the museums as many times as you want and receive a handy booklet with maps showing their locations as well as outlining the key information about opening hours, star attractions and much more. Explore museums dedicated to fashion, money, music, cinema and even the city’s century old sewage system. You will be spoilt for choices!

Some of the major museums included in the pass are:

  • The Orsay Museum
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • The Notre Dame Towers
  • Pantheon
  • La Conciergerie
  • Sainte-Chapelle
  • Palace of Versailles

And much more!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily
    Louvre Museum is closed on Tuesdays. 

  • Duration

    1-day (Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour)
    You may spend as long as you like at Louvre Museum 
    Paris Museum Pass: 2-day and 4-day (take your pick)

  • Start time

    Runs between 9:30am and 8:30pm, every 5-30 minutes (Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour)
    Open between 9am and 6pm (Louvre Museum)
    Varies as per the attraction (Paris Museum Pass)

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour.
    Louvre Museum: Make your way to Louvre, Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris.
    Paris Museum Pass: Exchange your voucher for the pass at PARISCityVISION office, 2 Rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 1-day Paris hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and Korean onboard the bus
  • FREE Rewards Voucher Booklet (with hop-on, hop-off ticket)
  • Skip-the-line Louvre Museum admission
  • 2-day/4-day Paris Museum Pass
  • Entrances, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Redemption: After your booking, you will receive separate vouchers for each activity within 3-4 hours. Please keep the vouchers handy and present it to the respective activity operators on the day of your visit.

PARIS HOP-ON, HOP-OFF BUS TOUR

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking 

Wheelchair accessibility: Partial 

Paris is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

LOUVRE MUSEUM

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!)

Luggage Restrictions: Large bags, backpacks, suitcases not allowed

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks. 

Audio guides are available for hire inside the museum.

PARIS MUSEUM PASS

Voucher Type: Paper

Voucher Validity: 2 years from the date chosen at the time of booking. 

Check operating hours of each attraction before your visit.

You can visit each attraction or take a tour only once. 

Children under 18 and EU citizens under 26 have free access to most of the museums and monuments.