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Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Seine River Cruise Combo

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Aboard an open-top double decker bus, experience Paris without having to worry about transport! With 34 stops and boarding points, choose the attractions you want to see including the iconic Eiffel Tower, stunning Champ Elysées, impressive Notre-Dame, and many more. At your leisure, swap the streets for the water and embark on a relaxing 1-hour cruise along the Seine River.


  • Get unlimited hop-on, hop-off access to 3 interconnected routes with over 34 bus stops.
  • Choose a 1-day, 2-day, or 3-day bus pass and explore the city at your own pace.
  • Easily redeem your bus ticket upon boarding the bus at any stop within the 3 routes.
  • Learn all about the city with onboard commentary via headphones (available in 10 languages).
  • From the comfort of your seat, get free WiFi on all busses.
  • Aboard a glass canopy boat, admire one of the most beautiful Parisian boulevards from the water.
  • Take your Bateaux Parisiens cruise anytime of the day - no need to reserve a time slot.
  • With a convenient boarding point, located at the foot of Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible.
  • With flexible validity, use your bus ticket anytime within 1 year from the date of purchase.
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Your Experience

Explore Paris from the streets and the water with this wonderful combo pass. Open Tour hop-on, hop-off bus tours are the ideal way to cover the entire city, while saving time and money. Open Tour buses operate across 3 routes and 34 stops. Create your own sightseeing itinerary and easily get from one place to the next. With the largest network of interconnected hop-on hop-off lines in Paris, conveniently explore the city's top attractions!

The 3 routes include the blue line, white line, and red line. The most popular routes are the blue line (Louvre Museum, Champs Elysees, Orsay Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, plus more) and the white line (Montparnasse tower, Catacombs, Notre Dame Cathedral, plus more).

View a map of all 3 routes here.

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5 Must See Hop-On Hop-Off Attractions

Eiffel Tower - Blue Line, Stop #13
Widely regarded as the world’s most popular attraction, summit the Eiffel Tower to soak up the best views of the city. Explore tickets here.
Musée d'Orsay - Blue Line, Stop #5
From Van Gogh to Monet, discover the world’s largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces. Explore tickets here.
Catacombs - White Line, Stop #21
Descend 20 meters below the bustling streets of Paris and explore the city’s mysterious network of tunnels holding the remains of over six million Parisians. Explore tickets here.
Louvre - Blue Line, Stop #4
From 4,000 year-old Egyptian artifacts to modern Oriental artwork, immerse yourself in over 380,000 pieces of art spread across 8 rooms at the world’s largest and second most-visited museum.
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Notre Dame - White Line, Stop #30
Step back in time at this stunning medieval Catholic cathedral and admire the stunning Romanesque architecture, sculptures, and stained glass. Explore tickets here.

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Seine River Cruise

When you’re ready for your cruise, make your way to the Port de la Bourdonnais, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower (Blue line, stop #13). Pass by the city’s famed landmarks including Assemblee Nationale, Musée d'Orsay, Institut de France, Pantheon, Cité 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 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.

Cruise Route

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  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off access to 3 interconnected tour routes and more than 34 bus stops across Paris (Available for 1, 2, & 3 consecutive days)
  • Multilingual commentary available in 10 languages
  • Multilingual children’s commentary available in 3 languages (French, English & Spanish)
  • Free wifi on board the buses
  • 1-hour Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Cruise (flexible ticket)
  • Complimentary audio guide on cruise, available in 14 languages
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Know Before You Go

Bus timings & frequency
Blue line - Every 8 minutes from 9.30 AM (Apr. to Oct.) & every 15 minutes from 9.30 AM (Nov. to Mar.)
White line - Every 15 minutes from 9.30am
Red line - Every 25 minutes from 9.15am

Boarding point
You may board the bus at any stop within the 3 routes. Present a printout of your ticket voucher to the driver to redeem your bus pass.

Bus stops & routes
There are 3 interconnected routes:
Blue Line - View map
White Line - View map
Red Line - View map
View full map.

Interchange points
Blue Line Stop #1 to Red Line
Blue Line Stop #5 to White Line

Onboard Commentary
All buses include complimentary headset audio guides with commentary in 10 languages. (French English, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.) There is also a child’s commentary option with fun and entertaining tales, stories, and legends of Paris available in 3 languages (French, English & Spanish).

Onboard WiFi
All buses have free WiFi.

Cruise timings
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 1pm and at 7:30pm

Boarding point
To board your cruise, meet at the Bateaux Parisiens port, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. You can reach via the Blue line, stop #13.

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Cancellation Policy

This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.

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Ratings & Reviews
Out of 5
Very Good
Cornelius Valdez
Reviewed in January, 2018

The buses are good but wouldn’t suggest it in winters. It can be really cold and make the journey unpleasant.

Jamie Luna
Reviewed in January, 2018

My wife and I explored both the whie and blue routes. We took a two day pass and its sufficient to visit all the major attractions.

Laurence Ballard
Reviewed in January, 2018

Beautiful city but oh so crowded. I don’t even know why it’s still called a romantic city. The jostling crowds can be too much. The bus tours were a breath of fresh air and you can just sit down and enjoy the sights. The tickets are much cheaper on this site than others and works out better than taking cabs everywhere.

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How to Use Your Bus Ticket
You will receive a voucher via email. Bring a printout and present it to the driver directly upon boarding the Open Tour bus. You may redeem your voucher at any stop within the 3 routes.

Your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket is valid for one year from the date of purchase. The day on which you exchange your e-ticket counts as the first day of your pass. Please note: A 1-day pass does not mean 24-hours. For example, if you redeem your e-ticket at noon, your service will end at the end of that day’s service. Not at noon the next day.

How to Use Your Cruise Ticket
You will receive your Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Cruise ticket voucher via email. No need to print. At the Bateaux Parisiens port, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, display your voucher on your mobile device. Please carry a valid Photo Id for identification. Find more information on the boarding point here.

Your cruise ticket is valid for six months from the date of purchase. You can take the cruise anytime within the operating hours, between 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Cruises depart every 30 minutes during the summer, and every hour during winter months.

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