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Paris: Eiffel Tower City Tour with Louvre River Cruise

4.9 / 5

18 reviews

Activity provider: Walks

Paris: Eiffel Tower City Tour with Louvre River Cruise

Activity provider: Walks

From US$ 179.04 per person

Get a comprehensive overview of Paris on a small group tour. Enjoy direct access to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower for panoramic views, explore the Louvre Museum, see the damaged Notre-Dame Cathedral, and enjoy a cruise down the River Seine.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore bohemian Montmartre and its iconic Sacré-Cœur Basilica
  • Learn about the history of Paris on the Île de la Cité
  • Learn about damages of the recent fire as Notre Dame Cathedral still stands proudly in the heart of the city
  • See masterpieces of art such as the "Mona Lisa" at the Louvre Museum
  • Enjoy direct access to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Cruise along the River Seine from the Eiffel Tower to Notre-Dame Cathedral
Full description
Admire the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and get stunning views of Paris from Montmartre. Visit Place du Tertre and see a reconstructed windmill before taking the subway to the Île de la Cité, where Paris began. The City of Light started on this very island, growing from a Roman outpost into the most populous and prosperous city in Europe. Above it rises, Notre Dame. Severely damaged by a recent fire, she still stands proudly in the heart of the city; testament to the genius of its design and the endurance of France. Your guide will bring you as close as the ongoing restoration will permit to give you the best views possible. You’ll then cross the river into the historic Latin Quarter with its Gothic churches and winding, cobbled, streets ending at Place Saint-Michel, a gathering place for locals and visitors alike. A short walk down the Seine brings you to the Louvre, where you’ll enjoy a 1-hour lunch break (with recommendations from your guide), before diving into the largest art museum in the world, to see some of its most spellbinding works of art (including the famous Mona Lisa). Say goodbye to your guide at the Eiffel Tower and get a ticket for a 1-hour cruise on the River Seine to use at your leisure, as well as a direct access ticket to go to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower. Get breathtaking views of the "City of Lights" and its iconic monuments.
Includes
  • Visit Île de la Cité and the Sacré-Coeur Basilica
  • Latin Quarter
  • Priority entrance ticket to the Louvre Museum and Direct Access to the Eiffel Tower (non-guided)
  • 1-hour River Seine cruise (flexible ticket)
  • Licensed guide
  • Small group tour of no more than 15 people
  • Headsets
  • Lunch
  • Access to the summit of the Eiffel Tower
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet in front of "Anvers" Metro station (Line 2). Your guide will be next to the tourist office booth in front of the station exit (there is only 1 exit). Directions by Paris Metro: Take Line 2 to "Anvers" and follow the "sortie" (exit) signs. There is only 1 exit at the station. Upon exiting the station, look for the tourist office booth, where your guide will be holding a Walks sign with the name of the supplier for ease of recognition. Please exchange your voucher at the meeting point. Do not go to the Eiffel Tower to collect your ticket. Please arrive on time as late arrivals are considered a no-show.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The tour partner complies with all local government regulations. You may need to wear a mask or provide proof of vaccination to enter certain venues. Please refer to Barcelona government guidelines for the most up-to-date information
  • Even with direct access you may wait in lines for security and elevators for up to 25 minutes in the high season
  • The guided tour will end at the Eiffel Tower, where you can buy a ticket to the 3rd floor if you wish to go on your own (Eiffel Tower visit won't be guided)
  • The guide will give you your River Seine cruise tickets at the end of the guided tour. The cruise is not guided but audio is included. You can use the open ticket after your Eiffel Tower visit, later that day or on another day
  • All members of your party must have a valid ID on the day of the visit. This is critical for guests who have qualified for child reduction
  • Items exceeding 55x35x20 cm are not permitted in the Louvre
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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An overall great experience. Our guide, Violette was amazing. She was very knowledgeable and we learnt a lot and ended up having a great time. It was our most longest in terms of duration and also the most expensive tour we have had in France. Suggest to make sure you’re well rested the day before because you’ll easily do 10k plus steps by the end of it. The weather is a huge factor so be prepared if it rains.

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November 4, 2022

Our group consisted of about 14 people, everyone got a small device with headphones that you could use to hear Daniel, our guide, at any time, even if you were a few meters away, you could always hear him very well. We had a really great day with Daniel, he explained a lot very well. I really recommend this tour to everyone. The tour ends with a climb of the Eiffel Tower and a boat ride at the end. You get the tickets for these 2 things and can then do them on your own. Which we found great. Daniel, thank you for the great day!

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October 23, 2022

The guide, Adam is his name, was great, super personable!! He was funny, told us a lot about the sights. Not only listed facts, but told really interesting things!! He also referred to us as "Team Adam". We weren't just tourists, we were shown the city on a "personal level" that day. When we were in the Louvre, he asked us not only to photograph the Mona Lisa, but to really give us time to look at the painting. We queued as a group and should make sure we stay as a group and not "one here...some there". Adam is a great guide and he is super good with people. He gets 12 out of 10 points from me.

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June 28, 2022

Product ID: 88229