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Paris Hop on Hop off Bus Tours

Paris, the French capital city, is one of the most visited cities in the world. A mecca of art, culture, history, and architecture, Paris attracts millions of tourists each year. Brimming with romance and beauty, this city is the home to many world famous attractions, art galleries, and museums. Besides the legendary likes of Champs-Élysées, Eiffel Tower, and The Louvre, Paris streets have hoards to offer.
While there are many ways to discover this stunning city, one of the most favoured way is through the Paris Hop on hop off bus tours. These tours cover almost all the famous landmarks of the city giving you a great presentation of what all the city has to offer. Following your own pace and having the flexibility at hand make Hop on hop off bus tours one of the best options to explore the splendid city of Paris.

Types of Paris Hop on Hop off Tours

When it comes to Paris hop on hop off tours, Big Bus Paris and Open Tour Paris are the city’s finest hop on hop off providers. With open air-top double decker buses, and audio guides in over ten languages, both Big Bus and Open Tour Paris provide a fun and convenient way of exploring the City of Lights. They allow you to choose from tour variations of 1/2/3 days. These multiple day hop on hop off tours allow you to explore Paris with flexibility.
On the other hand, Batobus is a hugely popular river boat shuttle service in Paris. Batobus offers river hop on hop off tours, which allow you to get a very different view of Paris from the calm waters of the Seine.
Paris Hop on hop off bus tours are very popular and are available in three main formats of 1 day, 2 days or 3 days consecutively. Depending on the time available with you, your own preference or constraints, you can choose the one which is best suited for your needs. These tours are especially useful for those who want to cover a variety of places in a limited time or who want to get an overall flavour of the city.

Big Bus Paris Hop on Hop off Bus Tours

With ticket options available in 1-day and 2-day bus passes (in Classic, Premium and Deluxe packages), curate your Paris itinerary for the perfect sightseeing tour with Big Bus Paris.
• Unlimited hop on hop off on any of the 2 bus routes - Red and Blue routes
• Panoramic views of Paris from an open roof bus
• 1-hour Seine River Cruise and a free city tour walking app
• English-speaking tour guide along with a multilingual audio guide in 11 languages
• Free wifi to keep you connected
Starting from €39
Big Bus operates 2 routes in Paris - Classic Red route and Montmartre Blue route. The stops on the more popular Red route are:
Eiffel Tower
Champ de Mars
Opera Garnier
Louvre Museum
Notre Dame Cathedral
Orsay Museum
Champs Elysees
Grand Palais and Trocadero
On the other hand, the Blue Route is a much quicker and shorter route with the following stops:
Louvre Museum
Sacre Coeur
Gare du Nord
Grevin Museum
Place Vendôme
Timing and Frequency
Classic Red Route
• First bus at 9:30 AM from Tour Eiffel and the last bus is at 5:40 PM
• Takes approximately 2.5 hours and covers 10 stops
• Frequency: Every 10-15 minutes
Montmartre Blue Route
• First bus at 9:30 AM from Louvre Pyramid and the last bus is at 6:40 PM
• Takes approximately 70 minutes and covers 5 stops
• Frequency: Every 30 minutes
Popular Attractions Passed on the Routes
Ecole Militaire, Champ de Mars, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, Notre Dame, Palais Royal, Opéra Garnier, Hotel des Invalides, Musée du Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Palais du Luxembourg, Grand Palais, Palais de Chaillot / Trocadéro and Eiffel Tower.

L’Open Tour Paris Hop on Hop off Bus Tours

Choose between 1, 2, or 3 days with hop on hop off access so you can plan see Paris with a flexible itinerary!
• Unlimited Hop on hop off
• Get panoramic views from the open deck of the bus
• Onboard multilingual commentary
• Free wifi to keep you connected
Starting from €35
L'Open Tours operate one route, the Blue Route, that covers some of the most popular tourists attractions in the city. There are 18 stops on the Blue Line:
13 Rue Auber Stop 1 - Opéra; Open Tour Visitor Centre
49 Avenue de l'Opéra Stop 2 - Opéra ; 4 Septembre
Place du Carrousel Stop 4 - Musée du Louvre
4 Rue du Petit Pont Stop 6 - Notre Dame
7 Quai Anatole France Stop 7 - Musée d'Orsay
12 Place de la Concorde Stop 8 - Concorde
14 Av. des Champs-Élysées Stop 9 - Champs-Elysées; Grand Palais
112 Avenue Kléber Stop 13 - Trocadéro
69 Quai Branly Stop 14 - Tour Eiffel
41 Quai d'Orsay Stop 16 - Pont Alexandre III; Invalides
18 Place de la Madeleine Stop 18 - Madeleine
Timing and Frequency
• First bus at 9:30 AM and the last bus is at 4:00 PM
• Takes approximately 2 hours to cover all stops on the route
• Frequency: 60 minutes
Popular Attractions Passed on the Route
Palais Garnier, Louvre Museum, Pont-Neuf, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Musee d'Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Le Trocadero et son esplanade, Eiffel Tower, Parc du Champ de Mars and Esplanade des Invalides

Batobus Paris Hop on Hop off Cruise

Catch stunning views of Paris from the River Seine with this hop on hop off cruise!
• Spacious and comfortable glass-covered boats with heating for winters and a beautiful terrace
• 8 stops along the Seine River that let you access all the major sights in central Paris
• Unlimited Hop on and Hop off option
Starting from €17
Batobus has 9 stops along the Seine that flows through the heart of the city, passing by some of the most iconic attractions in Paris.
Eiffel Tower
L'Académie Lime
Musée d'Orsay
Quai Malaquais
Quai de Montebello
Quai Saint-Bernard
Quai de l'Hôtel de ville
Quai du Louvre
Concorde - Quai des Tuileries
Timing and Frequency
• Open from Wednesday to Sunday
• First departure at 11:40 AM, last departure at 6:30 PM from the Eiffel Tower
• Closed on Monday and on Tuesday

Why go for a Hop on Hop off Bus Tour

1. Hop on and off whenever you want
Hop-on-hop-off tour as the name suggests gives you the option to get off or get in at any of the designated stops any number of times within the validity of your ticket. They have excellent frequency with buses arriving every 10-15 minutes. This gives you the freedom to explore the city at your own pace spending as much time as you want at any of the landmarks.
2. Save Time
Conveniently located prominent bus stands save up on time and transport cost. You just need to create your own itinerary for sightseeing and you can easily get around the city. With the largest network of interconnected hop-on hop-off lines in Paris, you can conveniently explore the city's major landmarks.
3. Sightseeing
The Paris Hop-on-hop-off buses pass by scenic boulevards, lively squares and expansive parks giving you ample opportunities to capture this beauty in your cameras. The top deck is ideally suited to shoot from the correct angles.
4. Audio Commentary
These tours come with a multilingual audio commentary to keep you thoroughly engaged and making you learn about your surroundings. These are very entertaining as well as informative. You buy not just a ride but a comprehensive tour.
5. Free Transport
What could possibly be better than being able to go to every attraction you want to visit in a city without having to repeatedly pay for the public transport systems or a taxi? HOHO tours make your travel extremely comfortable. With buses running frequently between attractions, you can choose the routes you want to take, and visit attractions at your own pace, without having to worry about how you’re going to get there.
6. Free Extras
There are also free maps showing the route, brochures and other written information available about the attractions. You get a fairly good idea of the whole city through all this material to plan a detailed itinerary. Free wifi which comes with this tour keeps you connected and is an added attraction.

Paris Hop On Hop Off Tour Tips

  • Decide the places you want to cover before beginning your trip to take the optimal route.
  • Planning better can help save time wasted in waiting for the buses. Each time you hop off decide your next hop on time. Spend only planned time at each attraction.
  • Despite taking a hop-on hop-off tour you have to be prepared for a fair amount of walking. Wearing a comfortable pair of walking shoes would be helpful.
  • Before choosing a route check for the traffic situation. There can be rush hours or blockages which can end up wasting a lot of time.
  • Open deck can either get hot or windy at times, its best to carry a head gear or an extra layer of clothing.
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