Whether you’re stopping off in Paris for a couple of days, or you’ve lived here for years, Paris day tours are one of the best ways to see the city! Why not maximize your time and let professionals do all of the planning for you?
The Big Bus Tour is one of our favourite ways to see Paris! You can sit back, relax, and see all of the main landmarks from the comfort of a double-decker bus. The Big Bus has become a fixture in Paris sightseeing tours, and can be found all over the world!
With over 11 stops per route, the ‘hop-on, hop-off’ concept is fabulous. Want to explore a particular neighbourhood? Simply get off the bus, then rejoin the tour whenever you like! Your ticket is valid throughout the whole day. Conveniently, the Big Bus arrives at each stop every 5-15 minutes!
Each Big Bus tour has an audio guide that explains a bit of the history behind each attraction. However, some of the tours have live guides! Prefer a real-life guide for your Paris day tours? Check the signage before stepping on the bus, it will indicate whether or not there is a guide on board.
Big Bus Paris has 2 different routes that showcase the ‘must-see’ landmarks and neighbourhoods in Paris. Let’s take a look at what attractions are included in each tour.
The Classic Route (Red) – This trip includes unforgettable monuments and neighbourhoods such as: the Eiffel Tower, the Champs de Mars, the Opera Garnier, the Louvre Pyramid, the Louvre Art Bridge, the Orsay Museum, the Champs-Elysées, the Grand Palais, and Trocadéro.
Montmartre Route (Blue) – Stops include, the Louvre Pyramid, Gare du Nord, Place Pigalle, Sacred Heart basilica, and the Grévin Wax Museum.
Prefer to see the City of Lights at night? You are in luck! Big Bus Paris offers night tours as well!
We hope you enjoy a memorable sightseeing experience with Paris Big Bus!
Address: 11 Avenue de l’Opéra, 75001, PARIS
Standard Ticket price range: Adult- 35,10€
p.s. Paris day tours aren’t your cup of tea? Please check out our ‘Local’s Guide to Paris: Everything You Need to Know’.
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