Paris is one of the most beautiful cities of the world and very fascinating too. There are world-class museums, sculpted parks, important religious architecture and many grand historical monuments.
Also, you will find tiny neighbourhood bakeries and cafés, charming little markets and winding cobblestone streets. You can find the best balance of cosmopolitan as well as traditional culture of the city. In order to strike this balance, you can also find professional tour guides.
Let us mention about few top tours of Paris in this short write up.
- MONTMARTRE, NOTRE DAME, EIFFEL TOWER, LOUVRE – Paris in a day
If you are staying in Paris for a very short time, then this small-group comprehensive, cross-city tour can be your perfect choice. You can also choose this tour, if you want any orientation tour on arrival to the city. The tour will start from historic artsy neighbourhood of Montmartre, then to grand cathedral SACRE-COEUR, then will move by Metro and also take you on foot all across the city.
It will also cover the NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS cathedral, the enormous EIFFEL TOWER and LOUVRE MUSEUM, where you can avoid queue by using the elevator ride to the 2nd level. For whole day almost 10 hours, the guide will also accompany during 1-hour boat-cruise on the SEINE RIVER. In case you are too tired, then you can use your ticket on any other day of the trip too.
- PARIS PASS INCLUDING HOP-ON HOP-OFF BUS TOUR – Best combo tour
If your plan is to see mostly museums and monuments then this tour can be your best deal than other package tours. It will also combine both comprehensive sightseeing where you can visit most of the famous attractions of Paris and also hop-on or hop-off access to various buses that will take you throughout the city. They will cover the following destinations:
- Arc de Triomphe
- Basilica of Saint-Denis
- Centre Pompidou
- Musée d’Orsay
- Musée Rodin
- Opera Garnier
- Sainte Chapelle,
- Tour Montparnasse
If the 15 hop-on or hop-off bus don’t include the neighbourhood that you wanted to visit, no need to worry, you can use your pass for city’s bus and Metro system.
- PRIVATE DAY TOUR: Guide in Paris
Private tours can be little costlier than group tours, however if you prefer personal touch and also maximum flexibility then this tour is absolutely worth it. Tour will be led by local guide who will know everything about the city.
You must plan ahead and let him know about your interest in advance whether museums? food? or performing arts? He will then plan it for you and buy all of the required tickets in advance and also get all necessary details. He will meet you in morning at your hotel to start from there.
During your planned sightseeing locations, he will also stop at his favourite little shops, eateries and markets on your route. Therefore, you will be able to see that side of Paris which you can never see with larger commercial tours.
- BATEAUX PARISIENS SEINE RIVER DINNER CRUISE – Best boat tour
The Seine River flows all the way through the center of the city and this tour also covers most famous monuments like THE EIFFEL TOUR, NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL, THE LOUVRE and many more.
This evening cruise that has departure options either at 6:15 or 8:30 PM and take you along all those places at the same time you can sip champagne, enjoy live music and dine any traditional French-cuisine. The boat will depart near the EIFFEL TOWER and also will return all passengers at the same location.
In order to know more about the famous Eifel tower and book tickets, which, you could visit the website: http://www.tripindicator.com/eiffel-tower-tickets-tours-floors-details.html.