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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
  • 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
    • Palais-Royal
    • The Louvre
    • Musée d'Orsay
    • Champs-Elysées

    Red Line:
    This route takes about 60 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are:
    • Moulin Rouge
    • Montmartre
    • Gare du Nord
    • Grands Boulevards

    White Line:
    This route takes 1 hour 15 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are:
    • Notre-Dame
    • Luxembourg
    • Montparnasse
    • Pont Neuf
    • Catacombs

    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.

    Download the tour route map

    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.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday & Monday

    Duration

    1 day

    Start time

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

    Palace of Versailles: You must visit the attraction on the date selected by you for the booking. Tour departs at below time:
    Morning departure: Daily at 8:45am except on Monday, from the meeting point.

    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
    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

    You can hop off the bus at any of the stops
    Palace of Versailles: Same as the start point.

  • 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

    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.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    For the Palace of Versailles tour, please check-in 30 minutes before the departure with a printed copy of the voucher. The tour departs from the local operator’s office at 2 rue des Pyramides, Paris 75001.

    You must visit the attraction on the date selected by you for the booking.

    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 3.5-4 hours. The return time for Bus would be given by the Bus staff once the customers board the Bus.

    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.