• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Paris Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Sep 12

Paris is the capital city of France. It is famous for its world class museums, cathedrals and of course the Eiffel Tower! It is also known as the city of romance, so it's a go to destination for couples. There's a ton to do here, so take a look at the list below.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Unless otherwise noted, prices listed for each activity are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Hop-on Hop-off Discovery Bus Tour

See Paris at your own pace with a or 1, 2 or 3 days ticket for an open-top bus tour. Learn about the city's sights with an audio guide with stops at popular landmarks across the route.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8am and 8:30am

Price

  • $41 per person for a one day pass

  • $48 per person for a two day pass

  • $52 per person for a three day pass

Alternative


Montmartre Walking Tour

Discover bohemian Paris with a guided tour of Montmartre. Explore Paris’ tallest hill and artsy neighborhood, with unmissable sights such as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and the Moulin Rouge cabaret.



Duration

2 - 3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 5pm

Price

$17 per person

Alternative


City Highlights Segway Tour

Zoom through Paris and see the city's most famous sites on a Segway. Learn about the city's history, interesting facts, and local tips from your guide along the way.


Duration

1 - 3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Price

  • $37 per person for the 1-hour tour

  • $56 per person for the 3-hour tour

Alternative

Street Art in the 13th District

Join this street art walk in the 13th arrondissement of Paris for the opportunity to discover a neighborhood undergoing a full transformation. This is occurring in part thanks to the monumental frescoes created by renowned artists.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10:30am and 1:30pm

Price

$16 per person

Alternative


Day Trip to Mont-Saint-Michel

Explore the medieval monuments of Mont-Saint-Michel on a full-day trip to the extraordinary UNESCO site, the Gothic Abbey. Opt for a guided tour, audioguide, or just the ticket to go at your own pace.


Duration

14 hours

Availability

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:15am

Price

$120 per person

Alternative


Guided Tour of the Eiffel Tower & Summit

Enjoy reserved entry to the Eiffel Tower and see Paris's skyline. Book this small-group experience including a self-guided Eiffel Tower visit and a guided walking tour of the Trocadéro & the Champ de Mars.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday at varying times

Price

Alternative

Arc de Triomphe Rooftop

The Arc de Triomphe is a Neoclassical take on the ancient Roman triumphal arch style. Fifty meters tall, the view from the platform atop the arch is well worth the hike. Reach the top of the Champs-Élysées and feast your eyes on breathtaking panoramas of the world-renowned City of Love.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 11pm

Price

$13 per person

Alternative


Château de Versailles: The Musical Fountains Show

Discover another side of the Palace of Versailles: listen to baroque music and watch a water display with special effects. Explore the famous French gardens and groves designed by André Le Nôtre.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Sunday, Tuesday and Saturday from 9am - 6pm

Price

$10 per person

Alternative


Sainte Chapelle Cathedral

Discover the remarkable Gothic style and stunning stained glass work of the Sainte Chapelle Cathedral in Paris with this skip-the-line ticket. Admire this jewel the French Gothic aesthetic at your own pace with a self-guided tour booklet.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 9am - 2:30pm

Price

$12 per person

Alternative

Opera Garnier

Boasting an eclectic and ostentatious Baroque design, the Opera Garnier is one of the most extravagant representations of Second Empire architecture in France. Benefit from quick and easy access to this magnificent building in the center of Paris.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 4:30pm

Price

$13 per person

Alternative


Catacombs

Discover a darker side to the “City of Lights.” Descend beneath the streets of Paris and discover a world beneath. See tunnels and rooms decorated with the human bones and skulls of around 6 million Parisians.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday at 8am

Price

$31 per person

Alternative


Louvre Museum

Explore the Louvre at your own pace. See unmissable and iconic artwork such as the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. Discover Renaissance masterpieces and ancient Egyptian relics, along with paintings from the 13th to 20th centuries.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Wednesday - Monday every half hour from 10am - 4:30pm

Price

$21 per person

Alternative

Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

Come and immerse yourself in the world of the famous couturier, Yves Saint Laurent, outside the usual public opening hours. See the museum's salons, designs, and even YSL's own studio.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Wednesday and Saturday at 9:30am

Price

$23 per person

Alternative


Craft a Unique Hat with Lady Gaga’s Renowned Hatmaker

While in Paris, visit the atelier of a world-renowned hat maker and personalize your own creation. This 3-hour workshop lets you experience true Parisian craftsmanship and have something unique to take home as a remembrance. Observe traditional handcrafted techniques then choose the color, shape, and accoutrements, all made to measure.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday except Monday and Thursday at 9am, 1pm and 6pm

Price

$124 per person

Alternative


River Seine Cruise

Admire the iconic sights of Paris on a relaxing River Seine cruise. Enjoy audio guide commentary and learn about sites such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 10pm

Price

$16 per person

Alternative

Moulin Rouge Cabaret Show

Revel in the sumptuous settings of the Moulin Rouge, the world-renowned cabaret in Paris, with a ticket to the spectacular show "Féerie". Sip on sparkling Champagne as you savor international performances filled to the brim with feathers and rhinestones.



Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 7pm and 11pm

Price

Alternative


Moët & Chandon Champagne Tour

Visit the only place in the world that grows and produces Champagne on a full-day trip from Paris. Take a guided tour of the House of Moët and Chandon or the Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne House. Enjoy included tasting opportunities and the chance to discover Reims Cathedral during the day.



Duration

11 hours

Availability

Monday - Saturday at 7:30am

Price

$209 per person

Alternative


Latin Quarter Pub Crawl Tour

Experience the best parties in Paris, as you tour the Latin Quarter by night. Together with your local guide, you will visit 3 fun venues, with drink specials on offer at each location.


Duration

4 hours