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Paris: The Louvre Museum and Seine River Cruise

1. Paris: The Louvre Museum and Seine River Cruise

Visit the masterpieces of the Louvre Museum, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Being the world's largest museum, the Louvre packs 35,000 artworks into a 73,000 square meter exhibition space in three wings. Each wing possesses more than 70 rooms and displays extensive paintings and objects of art. See the iconic Mona Lisa, marvel at thousands of amazing paintings, and walk among perfect sculptures. Book the option with an audio guide included and enhance your experience and understanding of the works on display. After the visit of the Louvre Museum, take a 1-hour Seine River cruise tour. See more of Paris' iconic monuments such as the Institut de France, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Conciergerie, Musee de Orsay, Hotel de Ville and more. Onboard you have access to an audio guide of your chosen language for free on the spot which will help you learn more about the vast history attached to each monument.

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Paris: Fondation Louis Vuitton Ticket

2. Paris: Fondation Louis Vuitton Ticket

Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Fondation Louis Vuitton building is a work of art in itself. Marvel at the structure from the outside before entering the museum with your ticket. Explore the venue’s 11 galleries, taking in both the permanent and temporary exhibitions. Spend as much time as you like admiring the different exhibitions or venture a little further to learn about the many services offered by the Fondation. With a documentation center containing thousands of printable articles, a bookshop, and a Michelin-starred restaurant, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye. Ongoing exhibition: From 22 September 2021 until 22 February 2022, the Fondation Louis Vuitton presents The Morozov Collection, one of the world’s foremost collections of Impressionist and Modern art. Admire 200 masterpieces from the French and Russian collection of the brothers Mikhaïl (1870-1903) and Ivan Morozov (1871-1921). See this collection in Paris during its first exhibition outside of Russia since its creation at the turn of the 20th century.

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Paris: Skip-the-Line Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

3. Paris: Skip-the-Line Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

The Arc de Triomphe is a Neoclassical take on the ancient Roman triumphal arch style. Fifty meters tall, the view from the platform atop the arch is well worth the hike. See the dozen Parisian avenues radiating out from the arch into the City of Light. Paris is one of the most fascinating places in the world and you will find yourself right at its center. Inspired by the great arches of ancient Rome, Napoleon commissioned the Arc de Triomphe shortly after his victory at Austerlitz. Unfortunately, he never lived to see its completion. At the base of the arch, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier pays tribute to the 1.3 million French soldiers who died in World War I. Behold the eternal flame that is rekindled at 6.30 PM each evening. In addition, there is a must-see exhibition which explains the symbolic importance of this monument. The view from the top of the arch is worth climbing the 284 stairs. From your privileged position, survey all of Paris. Unlike the obligatory Eiffel Tower trip, getting into the Arc de Triomphe is an effort not all tourists undertake. Plus, with skip-the-line tickets, you'll hardly have to break stride on your way in. From 18 September to 4 October, discover L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped project, a work that Christo wished to be continued after his death. L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped will use 25,000 square meters of recyclable polypropylene fabric in silvery blue and 3,000 meters of red rope. The Arc de Triomphe remains open to a limited number of people who will be able to access the rooftop, be at the heart of the work of art, walk on the fabric that will also cover the floor, and enjoy the panoramic view. Come and share this unforgettable moment, with a reserved time slot to enter the monument.

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Self-Guided Visit to Opera Garnier

4. Self-Guided Visit to Opera Garnier

Boasting an eclectic and ostentatious Baroque design, the Opera Garnier is one of the most extravagant representations of Second Empire architecture in France. Benefit from quick and easy access to this magnificent building in the center of Paris. Inaugurated in 1875 and named after its exciting young architect, Charles Garnier, it is the largest opera house in Europe. You will set eyes on the writhing snakes of the bronze “Pythonisse” sculpture, before climbing the double stairway of the “Grand Escalier” (Main Staircase). Imagine the swish of crinolines as you admire the breathtaking décor and stroll through vast foyers, filled with sparkling mosaics, colorful marble columns and gold-leaf flourishes. Everywhere you look will be a feast for the eyes. You will receive your digital ticket directly after your booking, just show it at the Opera visit entrance to enjoy your visit.

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Eiffel Tower: Direct Access with Host to Summit by Elevator

5. Eiffel Tower: Direct Access with Host to Summit by Elevator

Save precious time on a guided visit to the Eiffel Tower with a direct access entrance ticket. Meet the host to get your entrance tickets and follow them up to the 2nd floor by elevator while listening to stories about the tower's history. From your high vantage point, marvel at the sprawling city view in front of you. See if you can point out famous landmarks like the Seine River, the Trocadéro Gardens, and the Invalides. After a moment with your host and group, enjoy some free time to admire the panoramic views of the city’s iconic monuments, such as Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Sacré Coeur Basilica, and the glass roof of the Grand Palais. When you have finished exploring the 2nd floor, make your way down to the 1st floor observation deck. Here, wander around the exhibit and brave walking on the new glass floor 57 meters (187 feet) above street level.

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Louvre Museum: Tour

6. Louvre Museum: Tour

Get priority entry access to the Louvre Museum and be led by an expert guide on a carefully planned route designed to maximize your time and give you a greater insight into the museum’s top highlights. See the crown jewels of the French Monarchy, gaze back at Da Vinci's enigmatic Mona Lisa, and feel the passion coming from Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People. Listen as your guide brings the art to life on an informative walk through the vast galleries. Explore relics from ancient Egypt and marvel at the impressive collection of Greek and Roman antiquities including the legendary Venus de Milo and the celebrated Winged Victory of Samothrace. Discover timeless sculptures by Michelangelo and Canova, Neoclassical paintings by Jacques-Louis David, and iconic works from the French Romanticism period like The Raft of the Medusa. After the guided tour, spend as much time as you like exploring the museum’s 380,000 objects on display and come out from your visit with a greater appreciation of the Louvre’s treasures.

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Paris: Panthéon Admission Ticket and Self-Guided Tour

7. Paris: Panthéon Admission Ticket and Self-Guided Tour

A masterpiece created by Soufflot (1713-1780) and a former church, the Panthéon became the burial place for famous French personalities from the French Revolution. Spend an hour visiting this important monument on a skip-the-line self-guided tour. A major exhibition at the Panthéon pays tribute to Jacques-Germain Soufflot, one of the greatest French architects. It presents his career and his monumental achievements, the most famous being the royal Church of Sainte-Geneviève, the current Panthéon. The architect achieved Louis XV's desire to glorify the monarchy in church form dedicated to Saint Geneviève. The edifice was deconsecrated during the French Revolution in 1791 and renamed the Panthéon. During the turbulent 19th century, it shifted between a religious and patriotic monument. Since Victor Hugo's death in 1885, the Panthéon has been the resting place for French writers, scientists, generals, clergymen, and politicians. The crypt houses the tombs of 70+ illustrious figures including Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile Zola, Alexandre Dumas, Pierre, and Marie Currie. From the recently restored upper floors, you can enjoy superb views across the city (from April to October).

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Paris: 3-Course Dinner Cruise on the Seine River

8. Paris: 3-Course Dinner Cruise on the Seine River

Enjoy a sophisticated gourmet meal as you soak up the beauty of the Paris evening from a different perspective. Cruise past famous museums, striking monuments, quaint quarters, and magnificent bridges, with highlights including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, the National Assembly, and Pont Neuf. Enjoy a variety of tasty starters, choose your main course and end with a selection of decadent desserts. Starters Duck Foie Gras, return from the harvest, red fruit chutney, tonka bean tuile or  Smoked salmon, lime powder, tomato tartar, artichokes, sour beetroot or  Green gazpacho, cucumber, zucchini, spinach, a mix of vegetables Main course Yellow poultry supreme, zucchini gratin, coloured carrots, lemon basil sauce or  Fillet of sea bream, creamy spelt with peas, shellfish sauce with tarragon, vegetables from our orchards or  Piece of Beef, zucchini gratin, small spleens, Southern condiment (+ 7€) or  Artichoke tartar, split pea velouté, eggplant chips Desserts Fresh lemon finger, crispy with feuillantine or  Raspberry chou, lychee, rose, chocolate puck, wild berry coulis or  All Chocolate Rock, hazelnut chips Drinks coffee or tea is included at the end of your meal Cheese and "A la carte" drinks are available to purchase onboard among a wide selection of cocktails, wines, beers, and soft drinks Childrens menu Starter: Shredded turkey, cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls Main Course: Choice of main course from the menu Dessert: Sparkling chocolate ingot Drink : Orange juice, Coca-Cola or water  Vegetarian menu Starter : Green gazpacho, cucumber, zucchini, spinach, mix of vegetables Main course : Artichoke tartar, split pea velouté, eggplant chips Dessert : All Chocolate Rock, hazelnut chips

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Paris: Hôtel de la Marine Entry Ticket

9. Paris: Hôtel de la Marine Entry Ticket

Skip the ticket line to enter the Hôtel de la Marine salons and loggia, an iconic monument in the heart of Paris. During your tour, several numerical tools will help you understand the history of the landmark, discover daily life at the time of Garde-Meuble, or learn more about national marine stories. Take in Ange-Jacques Gabriel’s architecture and admire the newly restored interior. Discover the attraction’s history on an audio-guided visit, with a 3D sound headset. Wander through the apartments that once housed the Garde-Meuble de la Couronne, before becoming the headquarters of France’s navy ministry. This ticket for the Reception Rooms and Loggia only. It does not include access to the intendant's apartment

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Paris Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: Classic, Premium or Deluxe

10. Paris Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: Classic, Premium or Deluxe

Enjoy fantastic views and experience the charming atmosphere of Paris aboard an open-top double-decker sightseeing bus. Choose from a 24-hour hop-on hop-off ticket or upgrade to the 48-hour option, which includes a ticket for a Seine River cruise. Drive-byiconic attractions like Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the Sacre Coeur. Take inthe sights at the lavish Champs-Elysées, the historical Grand Palais, OperaGarnier, and Louvre Museum. Discover over 15 locations on a narrated tour with daily departures. You may join the tour from any of the stops on the route.

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What people are saying about Paris

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This was pretty cool. We only road it through one loop but enjoyed the commentary and scenery. Maybe we should have booked this the first day though. Not the day before we were leaving as we’d already seen and visited most of the sites.

It’s a long bus ride but it is well worth the trip. Saint Michel’s is quite spectacular in person. I am so glad I went just bring some reading material on the bus round trip about 9 hours.

The tour was great and Nora our tour guide was amazing. I would definitely recommend this tour.

It was easy to access and it would very good choice to visit the Opera theatre.

Tour started on time, everything was kept what was promised.