Paris Essentials Tour
Explore Paris like a Parisian with this incredible experience that lets you see the best of the City of Lights from land sky and water by taking you on a panoramic bus tour, letting you ascend to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower to take in magnificent views and float by Paris' famed landmarks as you sail down the Seine.
- In the comfort of an air-conditioned coach, discover the most famous sights and monuments of Paris in a single tour.
- Skip the Line access to the Eiffel Tower ensures a speedy entry, giving you more time to soak in the views.
- Relax on a one hour cruise down the Seine river, admiring the famous sights and landmarks of the city from a different perspective.
The Paris City Tour is the best way for all novices to get a taster of this amazing city. This panoramic coach tour is not too long and takes you to the most important sights of Paris. You can enjoy views of all these sights from the comfort of your air-conditioned coach, as you learn more about these iconic landmarks.
The Eiffel Tower represents French history and culture, unlike any other monument. With over 7 million visitors thronging the Tower annually, the monument continues to grow in stature. The Tower also offers stunning views of Paris. The 2nd level observation deck is at the perfect height to help you identify neighboring districts of Montmartre, Champs Elysees, and others with your naked eyes.
Make your way to the Port de la Bourdonnais, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, and embark on a relaxing one-hour cruise along the Seine River. Pass by the city’s landmarks including Assemblee Nationale, Musee d'Orsay, Institut de France, Pantheon, Cite de la Mode, Hotel de Ville, Notre Dame, Conciergerie, and more. Your flexible ticket allows you to board the cruise anytime you’d like during the day within the operating hours - meaning you don’t have to worry about any logistics! As you cruise down this UNESCO-listed Paris river, enjoy exhilarating views from the boat’s terrace and exterior passageways.
- Air Conditioned Coach
- Audio Guide for City Tour
- Skip the Line Eiffel Tower 2nd Level Access
- 1-Hour Seine Cruise
- Coach Transfers
- Pick-up and drop-off from hotel.
- Lift ticket access to the summit of the Eiffel Tower
Know Before You Go
Eiffel Tower Tour
The Eiffel Tower is open between 9:30 AM to 11 PM from September-May. During the summer months of June-August, the tower is open from 9 AM to 11:30 PM.
Getting there: There is no shortage of ways to get to the Eiffel Tower. The Metro has two lines that have stops in close proximity to the Eiffel Tower i.e Line 6 and 9. Additionally, you can use the RER Train and get off at the Champs de Mars station.
Buses 82, 42, 87, and 69 operate to the Eiffel Tower. You could also get to the Tower by using any of the Batobus boats. This means of transport gives you a different view of the Tower from the water.
Choose any departure time from 10 AM to 10:30 PM. From April to September, cruises depart approximately every 30 minutes. From October to March, every hour. Year round, there are no departures at 1 PM and at 7:30 PM.
To board your cruise, meet at the Bateaux Parisiens port, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The address is: Port de la Bourdonnais - 75007 Paris.
The closest metro stations are Trocadéro, Bir-Hakeim and École Militaire. All are within a 3-5 minute walk of the port. If traveling by car, Quai Branly parking lot is located just 300 meters away.
Paris City Tour
* The tour starts at 8 PM, takes about 2 hours to complete and begins at the Paris City Vision Agency and ends at Pyramides, Opera or Châtelet.
Strict Cancellation Policy
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
You will receive an email with your voucher attached to it. Please print your tour voucher and present it at the boarding point on the day and time of your departure. Your tickets are valid only for the date and time for which you have scheduled the experience.
Tour departs from Paris City Vision Agency office 30-minutes prior to departure.