The comprehensive Paris Open Tour allows you to discover the attractions in Paris at your own pace. Whether it is shopping, dining, history or romance that brought you to the City of Light this tour will help you to discover your perfect Paris.
Your Paris Open Tour hop-on, hop-off pass allows you unlimited hop-on, hop-off access over a one or two day period. There are 3 routes and more than 30 stops to choose from on this wonderful tour. All the routes are interconnected, allowing you to switch between them easily.
While on the bus, audio-commentary in 9 languages will ensure that you don’t miss a thing! Your hop-on, hop-off pass also includes two FREE walking tours covering the Notre Dame Cathedral and major highlights of Paris.
Where to begin your Paris hop-on, hop-off tour? Download the tour route map Download the tour route map applicable from 30 mar 18
This comprehensive tour also gives you the option of adding a Seine River Cruise to your experience. This river ride gives a whole new perspective to the wondrous Parisian monuments. The hop-on, hop-off cruise aboard the “batobus” has 8 stops including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Notre Dame. All the river cruise stops are served by the bus tour making it easy to switch from bus to boat as you wish.
Just want to see the main Paris attractions? You may prefer the Introductory Hop-On, Hop-Off tour of Paris, which has just 9 stops. This tour’s stops include the city’s most iconic sites including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre. For more information: click here
Valid for 1, 2 or 3 days depending on the option selected.Start time
The Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:
Timings change as per the season, Download the timetable
Download the timetable applicable from 30 Mar 18 onwards
The Batobus River Cruise operates at the following times:
27 March - 31 October: 9:30am to 7:00pm, every 20 minutes.
01 November - 26 March: 9:30am to 6:00pm, every 30 minutes.
You may board the bus at any one of the stops around the city. The voucher can be presented directly to the driver.Ending Point
You may alight the bus at any one of the stops around the city
The Paris Comprehensive Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour allows you to explore the city at your own pace. Your hop-on hop-off bus ticket is valid on 3 routes which cover the length and breadth of the city. You can switch between the routes easily.
This route takes about 1.45 hours. The highlights of this route are:
• Eiffel Tower
• The Louvre
• Musée d'Orsay
This route takes about 60 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are:
• Moulin Rouge
• Gare du Nord
• Grands Boulevards
This route takes 1 hour 15 minutes in total. The highlights of this route are:
• Pont Neuf
Your Open Tour Paris hop-on, hop-off tour also includes two walking tours around Paris:
Notre Dame and the Heart of Paris Tour: Visit the gothic cathedral and learn about its unique architecture and explore the medieval back-streets behind Notre Dame, where ordinary tourists don’t go. The tour operates daily at 1pm. Meet your guide (look for pink vest!) outside Notre Dame by the Horse statue.
The Highlights of Paris: See the major Paris attractions including the Champs Elysées, the Louvre Museum, Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel tower in the introductory walking tour of the city. The tour operates daily at 1:30pm. Meet your guide (look for pink vest!) outside Opera Garnier, on the steps facinga venue de l’opéra.
The Optional Batobus River Cruise has the following stops are served by the hop-on, hop-off tour making it simple and easy to switch between the bus and boat tours.
1. Eiffel Tower
2. Musée d’Orsay
3. St. Germain
4. Notre Dame
5. Jardin des Plantes
6. Hôtel de Ville
7. The Louvre
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Commencing from 30 Mar 18, White Line bus route will be replaced by the Green Line bus route and a new Yellow line bus route will be added which will make it easier for you to join the tour from Gare de Lyon, which would be the best way to admire Place de la Bastille and Notre-Dame Cathedral.
The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops with the driver.
The 2 and 3 day passes must be used on consecutive days.
Tour is operated by Paris Open Tour - there are two different bus designs, one is green and one is red, white & blue.
There are no toilet facilities on the bus or boat.
Paris is a capital city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during summer and at weekends. While every effort is made to ensure a smooth and frequent service there may be delays, reduced frequency and route alternations due to traffic and road closures.
During busy times guests may not be able to board the first bus and may need to wait for subsequent buses
Champs-Elysées is closed on every first sunday of the month.
A great tour. Excellent to have a set of ear phones and to be able to choose own language. Drivers very good , friendly and helpful. Enjoyed being able to get on and off and see...Liz Croteau, Canada, 18/Jan/2018
Only in Paris for two days so this worked out well. We had a place near the Gare de Lyon and actually walked to Notre Dame Cathedral (free to get inside to tour and a must...Bruce McPherson, Canada, 27/Jan/2018