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Discover the sights of Paris on a Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour! Aboard an open-top, double-decker bus, admire panoramic views of top Paris attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Moulin Rouge and more, all while listening to audio commentary. Follow two easy routes, and hop on and off at any of the 15 stops around town. To see even more of Paris, you have the option to pair your 1-day or 2-day sightseeing pass with a Seine River cruise. If you have selected the option which allows entrance to the Louvre Museum, hop off on Stop 4 or 5 (see itinerary below) to visit one of the world's largest art museum thanks to your skip-the-line ticket. Enjoy the famous Louvre — home to Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and many other unmissable artworks.

There’s no better way to see all of Paris’ top sights than by an open-top Big Bus. Choose a 1-day or 2-day pass, and create your own sightseeing itinerary to discover Paris at your own pace. Sit back and relax on the Classic Route, which takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, or the new Montmartre Route, which takes 1 hour and 15 minutes, while listening to entertaining and informative audio commentary about Paris’ history, architecture, monuments, museums and more.

If you want to explore by foot, hop off at any of the 15 stops around the city. Buses depart regularly from each stop, so you can hop back on wherever, and whenever, you like. See the Itinerary for details on discounts plus a list of the Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour stops.

Hop off to pay a visit to the dazzling Eiffel Tower, or pay homage to the city's art scene with a visit to the world-famous Louvre — home to Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Have your camera ready to capture sights of the grand Opéra Garnier (also known as Palais Garnier), and look out for must-see sights such as the Musée d’Orsay, the glamorous Champs-Elysées and more. On the new Montmartre Route, check out the picturesque area of Montmartre with stops at the Moulin Rouge, Sacré Coeur, Gare du Nord and Musée Grevin.

Ticket with Cruise:
Upgrade your 1-day or 2-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing pass with a relaxing 1-hour boat cruise along the Seine! Admire Paris’ top sights from a different perspective as you cruise smoothly along the beautiful Seine River, which snakes through the city, and pass historical landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Click on the ‘View additional info’ button below to see a map of the Paris hop-on hop-off tour route.

Ticket with Louvre Museum access : 
Upgrade your 1-day or 2-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing pass with a Skip-the-Line ticket to the Louvre Museum! Admire one of the world's largest art collection right in the middle of Paris.  
The date selected at time of booking is the date when you are expected to pick up your ticket at our partner office conveniently located avenue de l’Opéra, a 10-Minute walk from the Louvre Museum entrance; you may do the activities at any other time.

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Location: Paris, France

Duration: Classical Route :2h25 minutes 
Montmartre Route :1h15 minutes

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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Additional Information

    Operates: Daily

    Departure Point:
    Route starts at the Eiffel Tower; however, you may board the bus and exchange your voucher at any of the stops

    Departure Time: April - Sept
    Classic Route: 9:30am - 8pm, every 5-10 minutes Montmartre Route: 9:30am - 5:30pm, every 20-25 minutes Oct - March Classic Route: 10am - 7pm, every 15-20 minutes Montmartre Route: 10am - 5pm, every 30-45 minutes

    Return Details:
    Last bus departs Trocadéro at 5pm

    Classic Route:
    • Stop 1: Eiffel Tower
    • Stop 2: Champ de Mars (Avenue Joseph Bouvard)
    • Stop 3: Opéra Garnier
    • Stop 4: Louvre-Pyramide (Big Bus Information Centre, 11 avenue de l’Opéra)
    • Stop 5: Louvre-Pont des Arts
    • Stop 6: Notre-Dame Cathedral
    • Stop 7: Musée d'Orsay
    • Stop 8: Champs-Elysées
    • Stop 9: Grand Palais
    • Stop 10: Trocadéro
    Please note from January 15th 2018, Stop #1 (Eiffel Tower) will move to Avenue de Suffren, which is approximately a 5-minute walk from the former location on Quai Branly. 
    Big Bus staff will be available at both stops to help getting to the right place.

    Montmartre Route:
    • Stop 1: Louvre - Big Bus Information Center (Stop 4 on Red Route)
    • Stop 2: Pigalle - Moulin Rouge
    • Stop 3: Sacré Coeur
    • Stop 4: Gare du Nord
    • Stop 5: Musée Grevin

    Please note this might be affected for special events taking place in Paris (National Day, Marathons etc...)

  • Inclusions:
    • Hop-on hop-off bus tour
    • Free on-board Wi-Fi
    • New! 1 ticket, 2 routes
    • Engaging commentary in a choice of 11 languages
    • Seine River cruise (if option selected)
    • Unlimited use during 1 or 2 day
    • Skip-the-line ticket to the Louvre Museum (if option selected)
    • Free map, headphone and reward voucher booklet

  • Exclusions:
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Redeem your voucher at any of the designated Big Bus stops
    • Tickets with access to Louvre Museum must be picked up at our partner office the date selected. You may do the activities at any other time.
    • Louvre museum is closed on Tuesdays.
    • Please note that admission to the Louvre Museum is free for visitors under the age of 18 as well as for 18-25 year-old residents of the European Economic Area (EU, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein)
    • Please note from January 15th 2018, Stop #1 (Eiffel Tower) will move to Avenue de Suffren, which is approximately a 5-minute walk from the former location on Quai Branly.

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