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Paris: The Paris Pass® with access to 80+ Paris Attractions

1. Paris: The Paris Pass® with access to 80+ Paris Attractions

Unlock Paris with an all-inclusive sightseeing package. The pass offers great value and convenience with admission to more than 80 top Paris attractions, a 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, a Paris Museum Pass, and a digital guide to help you plan your stay and make reservations in advance, where needed. Get access to top attractions like: Eiffel Tower guided tour (2nd floor) (R) Parc Asterix theme park ticket Musée du Louvre (R) Musée d'Orsay (R) Centre Pompidou, National Museum of Modern Art Espace Dali Big Bus – 1-day Hop-on Hop-off tour Bateaux Parisiens river cruise Wine tasting - Les Caves du Louvre (R) Tour Montparnasse Arc du Triomphe Picasso Museum Musée Grevin wax museum Châteaux de Versailles (R) Flyview Package Paris Liberty Aquarium de Paris (R) Tours: Paris’ Hidden Gems in Le Marais walking tour (R) Walking tour along the Seine (R) Walking tour in the Parisian Covered Passages (R) Scandals & Love Affairs at Pere Lachaise walking tour (R) Stade de France tour Guided Heritage Tour of Galeries Lafayette (R) Montmartre & Sacré Coeur walking tour (R) Experiences: Ballon de Paris Generali Petit Train de Montmartre Rex Studio Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat - Choco- Story Musée des Égouts de Paris Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - La Villette BAPBAP brewery taproom experience beer tasting and gifts Perfume mini-workshop by Fragonard (R) Champagne Gourmand in Montmatre French Apéro in Saint-Germain des Prés Parisian Breakfast at Café Louise Historic buildings: Panthéon Conciergerie (R) Chapelle expiatoire Château de Rambouillet Château de Vincennes Chateaux de Champs-sur-Marne Château de Pierrefonds Maison d'Auguste Rodin à Meudon Basilique cathedrale de Saint-Denis Abbaye Royale de Chaalis- Musée Jacquemart André Sainte Chapelle (R) Château de Maisons-Laffitte Château de Fontainebleau Museums: Musée Rodin Musée National de l'Orangerie (R) Musée national des Arts asiatiques Musée de l'Armée, Tombeau de Napoléon 1er Musée Condé - Château de Chantilly Musée et domaine nationaux du Château de Compiègne Musée national des Châteaux de Malmaison et Bois Préau (R) La Cinémathèque française - Musée du Cinéma (R) Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine - Musée des Monuments françois (R) Musée de la Musique - La Villette (R) Musee de l'Ordre de la Liberation Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace Musée d'Archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain-en-Laye Musée de l'Institut du Monde arabe Musée des Arts décoratifs Musée des Arts et Métiers Musée des Plans-reliefs Musee du quai Branly Musée Gustave Moreau Musée national de Céramique de Sèvres Musée national de la Renaissance - Château d'Ecouen (R) reservations required Keep your Paris Pass on your mobile device by downloading it with the digital guide. Have it handy with you in your pocket. The Paris Museum Pass is a physical pass and, as such, must be collected from a redemption location in Paris. Full instructions are included in the digital guide.

Paris: Orangerie Museum Entry Ticket and Seine Cruise Ticket

2. Paris: Orangerie Museum Entry Ticket and Seine Cruise Ticket

Located in the Tuileries Garden, the "conservatory" of the Old Tuileries Palace, in other words the "greenhouse", the Orangerie is a building built in 1857 and has been used as the Orangerie Museum - Musée de l'Orangerie since 1927. The Orangerie Museum is especially famous for its giant water lily paintings that go straight. These famous works of Claude Monet consist of two gigantic paintings and these paintings are exhibited in two large oval halls.Marvel at the world well known artworks and paintings inside the prestigious permanent collections and temporary exhibitions of each the Musée de l'Orangerie within the Tuileries Gardens with this combined tour. Skip the ticket line to Musée de l'Orangerie and see the famous painting in the world : Monet's “Water Lilies”, Auguste Renoir's “Jeunes filles au piano” (“Girls at the Piano”), Paul Cezanne's “Pomme Et Biscuits”, Henri Matisse's “Odalisque a la culotte rouge”, Picasso's “Grande Nature Morte” and more... Let your day be unforgettable with these the world well known artworks and paintings inside the prestigious permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. When you buy this tour, you will have privileged tickets that you can enter easily without waiting in line at the door. Both Orangerie Museum and boat tour tickets will be easily sent to you by mail and WhatsApp. You will be able to complete your trips with just your phone.

Paris: Cruise the Seine River at Sunset

3. Paris: Cruise the Seine River at Sunset

Embark on a downtown Paris river cruise. Watch the sunset as you float down the Seine and take in sights like the Tuileries garden and the Louvre museum. Have the option to purchase wine and snacks at the bar. Hop aboard and admire the verdant Tuileries garden, the famed Louvre museum, and l'Ile de la Cité (Island of the City). Go past the Notre-Dame cathedral as it is bathed in the the evening light. See the bridges that go the natural island of l'Ile Saint Louis. Pass by the grand l'Hôtel de Ville and the iconic Eiffel Tower.

Paris: 2-Hour French Revolution Walking Tour

4. Paris: 2-Hour French Revolution Walking Tour

Explore the fascinating story behind the French Revolution and the tumultuous times that led to this key historical event in France on a 2-hour walking tour of some of the most historic sites in Paris. The French Revolution began on 14 July 1789, when the citizens stormed the Bastille prison. The prison no longer exists, although one of the city’s opera houses can now be found on the site, along with a column honoring the 1831 Paris Commune. The tour does not visit the location of the former prison, but there will be a lively discussion of the event. Walk to Les Invalides, used by the French army as an ammunition depot in the city. Hear how revolutionaries scaled the moat and stole over 30,000 weapons that were used in the attack on the Bastille. King Louis XVI was beheaded in the current-day Place de la Concorde on 21 January 1793. Stripped of all titles, he was guillotined in front of a large crown as simply citizen Louis Capet. The executioner testified that he had bravely met his fate. Take in the history at Place de la Concorde, before visiting the Tuileries Gardens and the Assemblée Nationale, enjoying plenty of great discussions about the Reign of Terror of the 1790s along the way.

Paris: Pure Chocolate Walking Tour

5. Paris: Pure Chocolate Walking Tour

Indulge your passion for chocolate on this 2-hour walking tour of the Right Bank in Paris. Walking around the beautiful area dominated by the Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Gardens, and Madeleine Church, visit a selection of master chocolatiers who will be ready and waiting to share their sumptuous creations. An enthusiastic foodie guide will enhance your understanding of the cocoa bean and take you down cobbled streets to get off the beaten path. Dip in and out of the glamorous fashion district, and stop at artisan chocolate stores to discover old-fashioned and designer chocolates. Every tasting is included in the price of your tour, and you will meet chocolatiers who treat chocolate making as an art form. Each has his own creative style to give you a true taste explosion. Learn more about the history of chocolate making as you walk, and leave having tasted some of the best chocolates in the city.

Paris: 2-Hour Wine Making Workshop

6. Paris: 2-Hour Wine Making Workshop

Become an accomplished winemaker at a 2-hour wine making workshop in Paris, and create your own, bottle of wine to take home. Held in a beautiful 18th-century wine cellar that once belonged to the King of France, the workshop will guide you through the wine making process step-by-step. Taste and select the varietals you want to work with. Then, compose your own blend with the help of your teacher. Design your own label to create a unique bottle made entirely by you. You will be guided throughout the process by a bilingual wine professional in a friendly and intimate atmosphere. The wine cellars will be for your workshop’s exclusive use throughout the lesson.

Paris: The Ultimate Wine and Cheese Tasting

7. Paris: The Ultimate Wine and Cheese Tasting

During this tasting, you'll get the chance to discover a large selection of wine representative of the French Terroir animated by an enthusiastic wine expert. This selection entails 5 white wines and 5 red wines: the opportunity to go around the most prestigious wine regions such as Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Rhone Valley. You will also get to taste delicious hand-crafted cheeses from all over France including Brie, Blue cheese and fresh goat cheese from the Loire Valley. Enjoy this ultimate experience introducing French wine and cheese in an authentic location. You'll learn in a fun and informative way the tasting technics, how to choose wine and to pair it with cheese, the notion of AOP (the French regulation system), the different wine regions and how to distinguish the wine styles.

Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

8. Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

Discover Paris highlights like a local on an e-bike tour. Peddle through the charming streets with the help of a motor. Have the use of a raincoat, so you can enjoy the city in any weather. Take a family-friendly route that is mostly on bike paths and sidewalks.  Meet your guide and get fitted with your helmet and bike. Test drive your bike to ensure that you are comfortable handling an electric bike. Set off on an adventure as you ride to the iconic Louvre Palace.  Wave to the Mona Lisa as you pass the Louvre Muséum and the Carrousel shopping center. Enjoy the greenery in the Tuileries Gardens and watch the ships pass by the docks. Admire the oldest bridge in the city at Pont Neuf.  Travel to Cité Island to view the stunning Cité Palace. View the Gothic architecture of Saint Chapelle and the rose window of the Notre dame Cathédral. Venture to the Institute of France and see the love locks on the Arts Bridge.  Go by the Orsay Muséum which was once a train station before passing the Orsay Docks. Get up close to the Eiffel Tower and marvel at the view of it from across the Trocadero Gardens.  Feel the immensity of the Chaillot Palace as you see both wings. Get a taste of modern art as you pass by Tokyo Palace. Be tickled by the contrast between the Great and small palace.  Experience the connection between the US and France at the Liberty Flame in Lady Diana square. Ride by the arched Alexandre III bridge and appreciate the use of space in the Vendôme and Concorde square. Finish your tour where you began.

Paris: Famous Monuments Cycling Tour

9. Paris: Famous Monuments Cycling Tour

Meet your team at Le Peloton Café, the office and base located in the quintessential old Parisian streets of the Marais. After meeting your group and being introduced to your local guide, find the perfect bike for you and your family before setting off to the islands just across the river. The very first sight you'll see is Nôtre Dame to learn about it's history, construction, and reconstruction. Following that, swing around the island, through a local flower market, and right up to the Palais de Justices. After crossing by the infamous Fontaine Saint-Michel in the Latin quarter, make your way over to the Pont des Arts, Paris' first lock bridge. Learn about the importance of the bridges of Paris and the Institute of France, before popping into the back entrance of the Louvre. Meander around the cobblestones of the older courtyard before gliding through the archways to the bigger courtyard, where the famous pyramid of the Louvre sits. After some family photos, continue onward to receive views of the Tuileries Garden and the Orsay Museum. Next up, visit Les Invalides. You'll pass through the Place de la Concorde - once the sight of the monarch-executing guillotine, today the site of an Egyptian Obelisk. You'll then cross the Alexander Bridge, approaching Les Invalides head on (which is best known for being Napoleon Bonaparte's resting place). From there, you'll take a pit stop on Rue Cler, a bustling pedestrian street filled with delicious snacks. Indulge yourself with a crèpe or an éclair before heading through small streets to the Eiffel Tower, and pedal alongside Paris' most famous landmark until you meet back up with your trusted bike path to cross the river. On the way back, there's even more to see. You'll pull into the Grand and Petit Palais to learn a little more about the World's Fairs that once took place in Paris, before taking a photo op at the Arch de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées. Your tour concludes with not one, but two fun tunnels and a beautiful ride along the Paris riverside.

Paris: Guided Walking Tour and Louvre Museum Entry Ticket

10. Paris: Guided Walking Tour and Louvre Museum Entry Ticket

This experience combines the best of a guided tour at the price of a self-guided visit. Meet your guide outside the Louvre Museum by the statue of Louis XIV, a man on a horse in front of the famous pyramid. From here, you begin your journey with your guide on a mini walking tour of the famous spots all around the world famous museum you are soon to enter. Find out why Louis XIV moved out of the Louvre so he could live in his new digs in the country aka Versailles. As you stand under the famous Arc de Carrousel, learn the historic significance of the nearby Tuileries Gardens, its former palaces and the royals who once lived in them. Stroll along the gardens and view what is known as the Historic Axis of Paris, and you'll see the Luxor Obelisk at the Place Concorde. It's a beautiful Parisian square now, but it was once called Place de Revolution, the scene of beheadings for Marie Antoinette and thousands of other aristocrats. Look farther and you can even glimpse the most famous arch of them all: the Arc de Triomphe. Continue with your guide towards the river Seine and see many famous sites, including the imposing Conciergerie, where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned before her execution. You'll return through the back entrance of the Louvre, passing gorgeous gilded gates to the rear courtyard and continue through the dark archway into the main courtyard once again. Here, the Cour Napoleon opens wide before you and you'll once again see the statue of Louis XIV on horseback. Your guide will make sure you have your timed entry ticket for the museum, and now you are ready to enter the Louvre for your self-guided visit with an appreciation for the historic context of the landmarks that surround it. Your guided portion will last 45 minutes. Once you leave your guide and enter the museum, your self-guided visit could last anywhere from 1-4 hours. And the memories will last a lifetime.

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What people are saying about Tuileries Garden

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 3,209 reviews

We picked up the pass at the meeting point office providing our reservation from Get Your Guide app. We headed straight to the bus and did the full tour first, later we used the hop off/hop on to visit some of the attractions. On the second day we used the museum pass for other attractions. It was good value for money. For the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Versailles we got skip the like tours and I am glad we did as we tried to use this pass for Arc du Triumph and the line was huge. It looked like it moved pretty fast but we just didn’t have the time so I recommend getting skip the line tours for these 4 major attractions.

The pass is very valuable and gives a lot of possibilities and flexibility. Minus: clear guidelines regarding the reservation for a specific time slot for activities for which this is not possible via the pass (but can be done via the website of the activity itself). It turned out that it was not necessary to reserve a time slot for these activities and offering the Paris / museum pass was sufficient. So there was certainly the convenience on site, but I found this more unclear via the website.

Excellent tour, especially if you're not in town for long! Great way too see all the "big ones" on a few hour cycling tour, instead of spending a couple of days walking your feet to blisters in the heat to see the same things. Saves you time and energy to spend the rest of your holiday experiencing the city on your own. The guides are top notch! Thank You Alex.

Thibault was an excellent guide. Very knowledge about chocolate and able to make the tour relaxed and fun for young children. Definitely a highlight of our trip to Paris!

Great experience with teenagers, definitely recommend this bike tour. It was fun and our tour guide Romaine was fantastic!!