Paris In A Day Including Montmatre And Notre Dame And The Louvre And Eiffel Tower And Seine River Cruise

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Overview

Pack all of Pariss main attractions into a single, unforgettable day on our complete Paris in a day trip. In the company of a local expert guide and a small-group (maximum of 15 people), youll see the citys main monuments and learn a lot of its hidden secrets while traveling by foot and metro. From the windmills of Montmartre, to the sanctuary of Notre Dame, the halls of the Louvre, and the second floor of the Eiffel tower; you will cram more postcard worthy attractions into one day (10.25-hours) than you would see in a week of normal sightseeing.

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Your day starts at the base of Montmartre, a Parisian neighborhood perched on a hill, where youll meet your guide and small group of no more than 15 people. Paris is a city with a lot of history and even more attractions, so in order to see the best of it in one day, it helps to do so with an expert guide who takes care of logistics and tells you the story of the city as you go, including its characters, facts, myths, and lore, creating a memorable experience.

First up, take the funicular to Sacr-Coeur Basilica. After admiring stunning views of the city, your guide leads you through the winding streets of Montmartre, stopping off at the neighborhood vineyard, the artist hangout Place du Tertre, and a reconstructed windmill, much like those made famous by the cabaret club (and movie) Moulin Rouge.

Next, catch the Metro Paris best mode of transport for a short trip to Ile de la Cit, Paris oldest district. As you explore the narrow streets of the island and step inside world-famous Notre Dame Cathedral, youll learn how Paris grew from a Roman outpost into the crown jewel of Europe.

From Ile de la Cit, its a short walk to the Louvre, where you have a 1-hour lunch break (own expense; recommendations will be provided by your guide) before diving into the largest art museum in the world to see some of its most spellbinding works of art. The highlight is, of course, Leonardo da Vincis Mona Lisa. Your guide helps you understand why the painting is so significant and how, after all these years, it has managed to maintain its reputation as one of the worlds greatest works of art.

After another short subway ride, find yourself staring up at the Eiffel Tower from the best vantage point at Place du Trocadro, learning the incredible story of how the tower was built. When you get to the base, youll skip the line and climb directly to the second level for more great views of Paris.

Your guide leaves you at the tower, but as a parting a gift, gives you a ticket for a 1-hour Seine River cruise that you can use immediately (recommended as it will almost be sunset) or save for the next day. Cruising from west to east and back again, the boat tour passes such monuments as the Muse d'Orsay, the Louvre, and Notre Dame, allowing you to enjoy a different perspective on sites you saw earlier, plus many beautiful bridges including Pont Neuf (audio included if you wish).

And thats it! In just one day, youll have seen Paris by foot and water, skipping its longest lines to see its most popular attractions, plus a few local favorites along the way.

Inclusions for Paris In A Day Including Montmatre And Notre Dame And The Louvre And Eiffel Tower And Seine River Cruise

  • Skip-the-Line Louvre ticket
  • Skip-the-Line Eiffel Tower ticket(non-guided from 01 March 2018)
  • Visit of Notre Dame Cathedral and Sacr Coeur Basilica
  • 1-hour Seine River Cruise (open ticket, good for same day or to use the following day)
  • Licensed guide
  • Small groups (maximum of 15)
  • Headsets

Exclusions for Paris In A Day Including Montmatre And Notre Dame And The Louvre And Eiffel Tower And Seine River Cruise

  • Lunch
  • Access to Eiffel Tower summit (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel Pickup and drop-Off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Eiffel Tower non-guided from 01 March 2018. Total duration will be 9 hours (including one hour lunch break).

Please note: this is a walking tour, including some transportation by Metro

Comfortable walking shoes recommended

 A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

Guided portion of this tour will end on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, where tickets can be purchased to go up to the summit (third floor) on your own

Seine River ticket will be distributed at the end of the guided Eiffel Tower tour, this is an open ticket to be used the same day or on another day (audio guide available during cruise)

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not wheelchair accessible

No strollers permitted

Notre Dame Cathedral restricts access to some parts of the church during Mass

Be prepared for security check-in upon entering the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and that only bags smaller than 21.6"x13.8"x7.8" (55cm x 35cm x 20cm) are permitted

In the event of an unforeseen closure of the Eiffel Tower, your itinerary will be subject to change and a visit to Montparnasse Tower will take place

Montparnasse Tower boasts a spectacular view of Paris and the Eiffel Tower from its rooftop

Please note that exhibits at the Louvre are subject to change

Please note that galleries within the Louvre are subject to closures without notice

Tour Only in English

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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18 reviews by the users

  • This tour was amazing!

  • Our tour guide was so sweet. Definitely kept us energized on this very long day. Saw Sacre Coeur, Notre Dame, the highlights of the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower, all as advertised. Brief coffee break after Sacre Coeur, and also time just before the Louvre for lunch at a local café on our own. She definitely knew the ins and outs to make the most of our time eg, where to find free clean bathrooms, and then we had the bonus of a boat ride on the Seine at our leisure. I would recommend doing the boat ride at dusk, to try to catch daytime and nighttime. I'd also recommend going up to the higher level on the Eiffel Tower not included to get away from the crowds a bit more. The elevator ride does take a while but our guide got us through. The Louvre is super crowded and worth returning to on your own our guide whisked us from highlight to highlight, not so we felt rushed but that we were making the most of an already full day. Really really enjoyable day. And Paris, of course, is amazing. This tour takes the stress out of arranging everything and, usually, avoids standing in lines. Recommended!

  • Violet was a fabulous guide! While this was a highlights tour, she shared stories and background on each of the sights and pieces of artwork that gave the experience much more depth. I would highly recommend this tour.

  • We only had a day in Paris and wanted to see the highlights. Violate is a wonderful tour guide. She was friendly, patient and very informative. The tour more than met our expectations. It was a long day but she gave us time to rest during the day. Several of us were in our late sixties and were able to keep up.

  • Loved being able to see Montmartre, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower and the Louvre! Our guide, Violet was great and very knowledgeable! The pace was excellent and she did a fantastic job keeping us all together! My husband and I learned so much and can't wait to visit Paris again!

  • This is a great one day tour if you have a limited amount of time in Paris as I did. The tour covered a lot of ground as I got exposed to some of the big sites. The guide was outstanding who needs encyclopedia when you have Adam and the long queues were dealt with very efficiently. Each place we visited Montmartre, Louvre, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower were spectacular as was the river cruise. A heartfelt thank you for a fantastic experience!

  • Really enjoyed. We got to see most places well. Guide Josephine was very knowledgeable.

  • Very tiring day but excellent tour guide Josephine did a wonderful job. Highly recommend this tour.

  • Exceptional tour! Our tour guide, Liliya was amazing! She knew the history of each landmark we visited and made each place come alive. It is a walking tour, but with breaks for coffee and snack so it is not difficult. There is no better way to see Paris if you only have a few days. You learn how to navigate the city and can go back to other places and explore more thoroughly on your own. The river boat tour is an added bonus. We took it at sunset and it was one of the most magical experiences of Paris!

  • Nice tour of the city. Highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Paris.

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