Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour in French

3.5 / 5

10 reviews

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour in French

From $79.99 per person

Visit Lady Liberty and Ellis Island with your own private guide, who will provide a personalized overview of the island. This tour will be in French.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel by ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Enjoy priority ferry boarding
  • Get reserved access to the popular attractions downtown and avoid the long waiting lines
Full description
Meet your guide at Battery Park and enjoy priority boarding for the ferry to the Statue of Liberty on this 4-hour program. Designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, the iconic copper Statue was built by Gustave Eiffel. Dedicated on 28 October 1886, it was a gift to the United States from the people of France. Continue to Ellis Island, home to a federal immigration station that opened in 1892 and continued operations for more than 60 years before closing in 1954. Millions of immigrants passed through the station during that period. It is thought that at least 40 per cent of all current United States citizens can trace one or more of their ancestors to Ellis Island. This is a tour that will be conducted in French only. 
Includes
  • Access to the Statue of Liberty Island
  • Ellis Island ferry with priority boarding
  • Local guide in French
  • Pedestal access (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Guided tour inside the Statue of Liberty and museums, an introduction is given outside
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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Meeting point

24 state street, in front of Starbucks coffee across the street from battery park. 24 State Street is also known as One Battery Park Plaza. The tour guide wearing a yellow uniform will meet you on the plaza, right outside of Starbucks. Do not enter Battery Park. Do not go to the Statue of Liberty ticket Booth (they do not have your tickets). Proceed directly to the meeting location and your tour guide will be waiting for you to begin your fun day. Subway stops to meeting point are R train to Whitehall Street; #4 or #5 train to Bowling Green station. #1 train to South Ferry Station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  Comfortable walking shoes and seasonally suitable clothing are recommended.
  • All travelers must bring a government-issued photo ID.
  •  Please note, this is a walking tour covering some distance and includes many steps up to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty (if option selected). It is therefore not suitable for people with limited mobility, including walkers and wheelchair users.
  •  The 2 PM departure does not include access to Ellis Island.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.5 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.0/5
  • Transportation
    3.5/5
  • Value for money
    3.1/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5
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The activity had to be in French, in fact there were a lot of us, and the French guide had to translate into English and Spanish. Obviously the visit took a lot of time and we had to cut the visit short. Sébastien, who is also very competent, was not warned of the changes and had to adapt.

October 30, 2019

Pas de guide en français et mauvaise organisation

January 3, 2020

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