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Big Bus Paris Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, Seine River Cruise and Louvre Entry Ticket

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Paris Hop-on, hop-off tour: 1-Day or 2-Day (take your pick)

    Seine River Cruise: 1 hour

    Louvre Museum: You may spend as long as you like (Closed on Tuesday)

  • Start time

    Paris Hop-on, Hop-Off Tour: 9:45am and 7:10pm, departing every 10 minutes in Summer and every 20 minutes in Winter.

    Seine River Cruise: 10 am to 10 pm, every 30 minutes 

    The Louvre: 9am to 6pm ; the exact entrance time will be informed to you over e-mail.

    Timings are subject to change.

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus: Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour.

    Louvre: Meet at the Louvre.

    Cruise: Port de la Bourdonnais 75507. Pier Number 3. It is orange color. The departure point is just right at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

  • Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: You may hop-off at any of the designated stops

    Seine River Cruise and The Louvre: Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off through Paris city with the comfortable open-top Big Bus Tour
  • Enjoy easy access to iconic landmarks like Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees, Montmartre and more!
  • Choose between a 1-Day or 2-Day bus ticket for a comprehensive tour of Paris
  • Dive into Parisian history, learn all about its architecture with an audio-guide available on board in multiple languages
  • Enjoy unique views of Paris from the Seine River with a 1-hour serene cruise included in your ticket
  • Admission to the iconic Louvre Museum included in the ticket
  • Witness the Mona Lisa and stroll through Egyptian and Greek wings of the Louvre – home to a stunning collection of art pieces!
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

BIG BUS PARIS HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR

Explore Paris at your own leisure and customize your own itinerary with a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus pass. Take in panoramic views of Paris from an open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing Big Bus and admire the old-world, cobbled streets from the top deck. Travel down grand boulevards, and alongside the banks of the River Seine, hop off at 10 well-placed stops to explore more.

Visit attractions of your choice by hopping off at iconic monuments which include the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. Enjoy entertaining audio commentary in more than 10 languages, providing you with the story of the attractions, from Napoleon’s triumphal Arc de Triomphe at the cease of the Champs-Elysées, to the astonishing Opera Garnier, wherein a super décor of marble awaits.

Watch the famous boutiques from the top of the bus on Champs-Elysées, or hop off to explore the streets of the Marais, ascend the Eiffel Tower, or stroll amongst artists in Montmartre. Get up-close to the gargoyles of Notre Dame, or discover the present-day artwork of the Centre Pompidou. The possibilities are endless!

You can hop off at any of these stops (subject to change):

  • Eiffel Tower, Quai Branly (Pont d’Iéna)
  • Champ de Mars, Avenue Joseph Bouvard
  • Opéra Garnier, 15 Rue Scribe
  • Louvre-Pyramide, Big Bus Information Center, 11 Avenue de l’Opéra
  • Louvre-Pont des Arts (close to Pont des Arts)
  • Notre-Dame, Quai de Montebello (across Notre-Dame)
  • Musée d'Orsay (across the Orsay Museum)
  • Champs-Elysées, 156 Avenue des Champs-Elysées
  • Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill
  • Trocadéro, Avenue Paul Doumer

SEINE RIVER CRUISE

Your combo also includes a 1-hour serene cruise on the River Seine. As you glide through the liquid streets of Paris, admire incredible views of the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Notre-Dame de Paris, among other UNESCO-listed buildings lining the riverbanks. Sit back and enjoy a unique view of the city as you sail past charming houseboats and floating restaurants.

LOUVRE MUSEUM TICKET

Enjoy entry to the famous Louvre museum, which is home to an overwhelming collection of art pieces and notably the second most famous museum in the world. Admire the Mona Lisa, Winged Victory of Samothrace and Venus de Milo, as well as other world famous artistic masterpieces. Make your own way to the Louvre and access the museum’s invaluable art collection that includes over 35,000 pieces of art from prehistory to the 21st century.

Inclusions

  • 1 or 2-day hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus pass
  • Audio commentary in the bus in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese
  • Skip-the-ticket-line Louvre Museum entrance
  • 1-hour Seine River cruise
  • Audio commentary on river cruise in French, English, Hindi, Arabic, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified
  • Live guide
  • Gratuities

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

FOR BIG BUS HOP-ON, HOP-OFF 

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

Stops and timings are subject to change. The latest map will be available once you board the bus.

Important Information : The voucher is not an entrance ticket, you will receive your ticket/tickets by e-mail and WhatsApp (if used).

Hop-on hop-off buses operate daily, departing every 10 minutes in Summer and every 20 minutes in Winter.

FOR LOUVRE MUSEUM PLEASE PAY ATTENTION

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Dress code is smart casual. Wheelchair accessible. Any items exceeding 55x35x20 cm are not permitted in the museum.

Your Louvre ticket must be used on the scheduled tour date.

FOR THE RIVER CRUISE PLEASE PAY ATTENTION

Timings are subject to change.

The river cruise boats host 300 people in good weather and 120 people in rainy weather to comply with the rules.

The rules of hygiene on boats do not allow to accept an animal except for guide dogs.

The river cruise tickets are valid for a month after the travel date

The company name is Bateaux Parisiens. The address is Port de la Bourdonnais 75507. Pier Number 3. It is orange color. The departure point is just right at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

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