Paris: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour & Cruise

Activity provider: Big Bus Paris

Paris: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour & Cruise

Activity provider: Big Bus Paris

From US$ 49.87 per person

Explore Paris at your own pace on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Listen to entertaining commentary as you marvel at the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, Sacre Coeur, Louvre Museum, and Champs-Élysées.

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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Korean


  • See incredible panoramic views of the monuments for great photo opportunities
  • Enjoy multiple stops at all the famous landmarks of Paris
  • Listen to entertaining commentary available in your choice of 11 languages
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

This hop-on hop-off bus tour of Paris helps you to explore the city's top attractions at your own pace. Enjoy this Paris sightseeing tour by day to discover the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, and much more. This city tour takes you to more than 50 points of interest around Paris.

Experience the beautiful avenues, the stunning architecture, and picturesque views at the top of an open-air bus. Hop-on or hop-off at your leisure to create your own customized journey around the city. 

The tour will include an informative and entertaining commentary that will guide you through the city. To see the city from a different perspective, your hop-on hop-off city tour will be combined with a sightseeing cruise on the Seine River.

The cruise will take you past many stunning monuments and museums, while sailing under several beautiful bridges, showcasing the best landmarks in Paris. 

The individual audio commentary will teach you all about the historical and cultural significance of the attractions, helping you decide which to visit once you’re back on land.

  • 1-day hop-on hop-off ticket
  • Cruise
  • Map of Paris
  • Wi-fi on bus
  • Access to local supplier's app with live bus tracking
  • Poncho (in case of rain)
  • Attraction tickets
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

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

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Look for the double-decker bus with the activity provider's, Big Bus Paris, logo written on the side. Begin your hop-on hop-off tour from any of the stops below: 1. Tour Eiffel Quai Branly - facing Pont d’Iéna 2. Champ de Mars - Avenue Joseph Bouvard 3. Opéra Garnier - Facing 15, rue Scribe 4. Louvre Pyramide - Big Bus Information Centre 11 Avenue de l’Opéra 5. Louvre Pont des Arts - Near Pont des Arts 6. Notre-Dame 3, rue Lagrange 7. Musée d'Orsay - Facing Orsay Museum 8. Champs-Elysées - Facing 156, avenue des Champs-Elysées 9. Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill 10. Trocadéro - Avenue Paul Doumer

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Due to COVID-19 measures, there may be changes in the frequency of departures, changes to routes, and reduction or removal of stops. Updated information can be found on the local partner's website or app
  • The crew at the pier may ask for the passenger ID to match it with your Covid certificate
  • Please note that due to Covid, the blue line is not running
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 210 reviews

Review summary

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Excellent way to see Paris at a glance. I only had a couple of hours in Paris for a stopover and this was a good choice to experience Paris while listening to the history of this beautiful city on board. The guide meeting me at the bus was not that friendly and they did not have any printed maps left, which are always helpful and interesting. But appart from that... a very nice couple of hours in Paris. Saw a lot and could take some nice pictures of the stunning historical sights.

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July 10, 2022

Two things. We rode multiple busses during the day. It seems there are slightly better recordings on different busses. One buys was mainly music while another have additional information. Additionally the Big Red Bus seemed to have several head phone connectors where you could not select a language. We would have to move seats. Some busses were full while others had plenty of room. We went on a rainy Saturday.

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June 27, 2022

It was a great way to see the city on our first day visiting Paris. We think it would have been beneficial if someone would have told us there were ear buds on the bus versus trying to figure it out on our own. Our audio kept switching languages on its own and we had to keep switching it back to our preferred language. Smoothing out these items would enhance the experience. Thanks!

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June 15, 2022

Product ID: 116032