• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Paris Itinerary - Tours and Activities

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

  • $74 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

$125 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

  • $44 per person for 2nd floor access

  • $68 per person for 2nd floor & summit access at

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

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

$14 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

8 hours

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 11:30am - 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

$25 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


Paris Photoshoot Tour with Professional Photographer

See the best of Paris, and have amazing photos to remember your day on this Paris Photoshoot Tour. You’ll be able to put your phones away and enjoy the sites, safe in the knowledge that your memories are being captured. This flexible tour allows you to choose the places in Paris that you’d like to visit, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, or the Notre-Dame. After the tour, you’ll be emailed 200-400 photos, and you'll also be able to choose your favorites to be retouched.


Duration

1 - 3 hours

Availability

Everyday from 8am - 6pm

Price

  • $109 per person for a 1 hour session

  • $155 per person for a 2 hour session

  • $192 per person for a 3 hour session

Alternative

Private Photoshoot with 1900's Vintage Clothing & Accessories - $128 per person

Disneyland Paris 1-Day Ticket

Enjoy a magical time at Disneyland® Paris. Choose to access Walt Disney Studios® Park or Disneyland® Park or both if the option is selected.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 9:30am - 11pm

Price

Starting at $59 per person

Alternative


Tree Top Adventure in Rueil-Malmaison

Strong sensations and challenges guaranteed through various courses: Flea jumps, stirrups, rope bridges, climbing walls, zip lines, tarzan liana, jumping in the void. If you love adrenaline, surpassing yourself and enjoying an unforgettable experience to reconnect with nature, you know what you have to do!


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday from 10am - 6pm

Price

$30 per person

Alternative

Grand Morin river Canoeing Getaway - $27 per person


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

$17 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 11pm

Price

$95 per person

Alternative


Gourmet Food Tasting Tour of Medieval Marais

Sample gastronomic treats on a 3-hour food tasting tour of Le Marais and see one of Paris’ most unspoiled neighborhoods along the way. Discover the best-preserved medieval area of the city, as well as the heart of the Jewish community.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 3pm

Price

$94 per person

Alternative


Macaron Bakery Class at Galeries Lafayette

Uncover the secrets of the macaron with this small-group baking class at Galeries Lafayette. Meet your instructor, a French pastry chef, in a quiet corner of the iconic department store. Over the course of 1.5 hours, learn to prepare the delicate shells and ganache of the perfect macaron. Work with organic ingredients to create flavors like chocolate, pistachio, and more.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Monday and Friday at 2pm and 5pm

Price