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Ideas for visiting Paris : explore the City of Light in different ways

France Tourisme has selected for you the packages that will allow you to (re)discover in the best conditions all the unmissable charms of the Capital. At your own pace, freely or guided, cultural or gastronomic, daytime or nighttime, we prepare unique moments that will become unforgettable memories.

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12.00*€ instead of 18.00€

1 hour Full circuit - Discovery of the monuments and bridges of Paris by day and by night. Time-stamped ticket departing from the Ile de la Cité, in the heart of Paris. Top promo!


The magic of the Seine and the charm of the Canal St Martin, lined with century-old trees, combined in a single 2-hour cruise! A summary of the most beautiful sites to discover! Live commentary in French and English.

From 23.00€

An unusual, romantic and bucolic cruise on the Saint Martin canal. Passage through 4 locks and crossing of an exceptional underground vault. Duration 2h30, Good plan!

From 17.00€ instead of 22.00€

Share an original, magical and playful moment with your family! Departing from the oldest bridge in Paris, the Pont Neuf, this one-hour cruise on the Seine is animated and specially designed for children. A snack is also included.

45.00€ instead of 48.00€

The magic combination between a 1 hour cruise on the Seine & a 2 hour tour in a panoramic bus, discover Paris between Earth and Seine. A soothing and relaxing cruise, to be taken at any time of the day (open ticket, without a fixed schedule). Starting points very close, in the heart of Paris on the Île de la Cité.

From 69.90€

Visit the Eiffel Tower with skip-the-line tickets and an optional river cruise. Iconic symbol of Paris, enjoy a panoramic 360° view from the levels and summit. An unforgettable experience.

From 49.00€

Lunch cruises to discover Paris and its prestigious bridges and historical monuments, while having a great time. Depending on your wishes and your budget,

From 46.00€

Private tours of the Parisian capital in a 2CV in a cosy and friendly atmosphere. All our tours include your pick-up and drop-off at any point in Paris.


Come and discover the "Champs-Elysées of Street-Art", the Ourcq canal, during the exceptional cruises dedicated to street-art

Reopening in April 2023

27.00€ instead of 30.00€

Come aboard our new 100% electric boat for a privileged cruise on the Seine! Number of participants limited to 50 for maximum comfort. Paris and its sights will pass before your eyes as you enjoy different types of drinks served on board, included according to the program.

Paris, the French capital known for its culture, fashion, history, and gastronomy, offers an unforgettable experience to its visitors. Whether you are an art lover, a history enthusiast, or simply an urban explorer, this magnificent metropolis has something to offer for every taste. In this article, discover some ideas for visiting Paris through various activities such as boat rides, walking tours, 2cv tours, museums, the Eiffel Tower, and more.

Visit Paris by boat: cruise along the Seine to discover the city

The first idea for visiting Paris is to board a bateau mouche and sail along the Seine, which meanders through the heart of the city. This will give you the opportunity to admire the capital's iconic landmarks such as Notre-Dame, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower from a unique perspective. Many providers offer boat rides with audio commentary to enhance your discovery of the visited places.

But it's not just the Seine in Paris, the famous Canal Saint-Martin, Canal de l'Ourcq, and Marne also offer poetic walking routes, where the reflections of the water mingle with the surrounding greenery, creating a haven of peace in the heart of the city. These canals and rivers, bordered by towpaths, centuries-old trees, and picturesque bridges, invite you to stroll and discover the historical neighborhoods and hidden green spaces of Paris. While exploring these waterways, you may also come across inhabited barges, floating markets, and urban artworks, adding a touch of life and color to these aquatic walks.

Thematic cruises and romantic dinners

Cruise companies also offer more elaborate options such as themed cruises or dinner cruises for those who wish to enjoy a good meal while admiring the beauties of Paris from the Seine.

Visit Paris on foot: wander through the cobbled streets for a cultural immersion

What better way to discover Paris than on foot to soak up the unique atmosphere that reigns in its historically rich streets? Many guided tours are offered to delve into the different neighborhoods of the city, such as Le Marais, Montmartre, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Île de la Cité or the covered passages of Paris.

Visit Paris in a 2cv: experience a timeless adventure

To have an authentic and original experience, why not embark on an iconic Citroën 2CV to explore the streets of Paris? These vintage vehicles will take you on a journey through time and make your Parisian escapade memorable. Customized tours are offered based on your interests, whether it's history, architecture, or simply tourist curiosities.

Visit Paris by bike with a guide

Experience an unforgettable adventure with France Tourisme, your ideal travel companion to explore Paris like never before. Leave the crowds and queues behind to embrace the freedom and beauty of the City of Light, all from the comfortable seat of your bike.

Visit Paris in a minivan with your personal guide-driver

France Tourisme provides you with exclusive comfortable vehicles and experienced guides for 2, 3, or 8 hours, day or night, for a thorough and hassle-free discovery of Paris.

Visiting Paris with your private guide-driver will allow you to discover, under the best conditions, the incredibly rich heritage of Paris. They will take you on the best routes to admire the city's iconic monuments. They will also reveal charming places hidden from most visitors and share their passion for their city, its history, and its inhabitants.

Wine tasting: savor the secrets of French vineyards

As Paris is renowned for its gastronomy, a wine tasting experience should not be missed during your visit. Many establishments offer courses and tastings to deepen your knowledge of oenology and enjoy the best wines of France.

Initiate yourself to the art of food and wine pairing

This is also the perfect opportunity to learn the art of food and wine pairing to impress your guests during future gourmet meals and pay tribute to the masterpieces of French cuisine.

Daytime Paris City Tour: admire the panoramic view of Paris.

Enjoy a 2-hour tour byimperial bus to discover the tourist sites and attractions of Paris such as the Eiffel Tower, world-renowned museums, vibrant neighborhoods, and historical monuments. Well-designed tourist itineraries will take you to the most iconic places in the City of Light. 1-day or 2-day City Tour Passes allow you to visit and travel easily in Paris on an open-air double-decker bus. With Seine cruises included in some tours, you can also enjoy breathtaking views of the city. Our experienced tour guide will accompany you to show you Paris from every angle. Book now for an unforgettable experience during your stay in Paris.

Nighttime Paris City Tour: admire the City of Light on an imperial bus

Discover Paris by night aboard an open-top bus followed by the "Bonheur" review of the Lido de Paris or the "Féerie" show of the Moulin Rouge or an incredible dinner cruise on the Seine, or a pleasant dinner at the famous "Le Procope" restaurant. Your return from any point in Paris is included in most of our evening tours. Paris, the City of Light, is radiant at nightfall. During your night tour of Paris, we will show you the most fascinating places in Paris, and you will be enchanted by its richness. An array of choices is available to you! It's up to you to take the plunge!

The Eiffel Tower: an international symbol not to be missed

It is impossible to talk about Paris without mentioning the imposing Eiffel Tower. While this flagship attraction of the city attracts millions of visitors each year, it undoubtedly deserves its fame. In addition to the ascent to the top, offering breathtaking views of the capital, various facilities such as restaurants and shops will allow you to discover the fascinating history of this unique monument.

The museums of Paris: immerse yourself in artistic and cultural treasures

Finally, a visit to Paris would not be complete without a visit to its many prestigious museums. The Louvre Museum, the Musée d'Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou are some of the must-visit places for art and history lovers. Many temporary exhibitions enrich the cultural offer of these institutions, ensuring visitors renewed discoveries with each visit.

With these different ideas for visiting Paris, your stay in the City of Light promises to be rich in emotions and discoveries. Regardless of your age, interests, or budget, this metropolis is full of fascinating places to explore. Don't hesitate to venture off the beaten path and get lost in its cobbled streets to experience an authentic and unforgettable Parisian experience.

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