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LES CARS ROUGES (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 24 EUR/adult, 12 EUR/child

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:40-20:06, Saturday-Sunday 9:20-20:45

Frequency: 10-20 minutes

Stops: Tour Eiffel - Champs de Mars - Musee du Louvre - Notre Dame - Musee d'Orsay - Opera - Champs Elysees-Etoile - Grand Palais - Trocadero

Language: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese


OPENTOUR (sightseeing by bus) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 29 EUR/adult/1 day, 32 EUR/adult/2 days, 15 EUR/child/1-2 days

(22 EUR/adult/1 day in the case of online booking)

Combined tickets (OpenTour bus + Batobus boat): 39 EUR/adult/2 days, 42 EUR/adult/3 days,

19 EUR/child/2-3 days

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:30-20:08, Saturday-Sunday 9:30-17:30/18:30

Frequency: 10-20 minutes

Stops: Tour Eiffel - Champs de Mars - Musee du Louvre - Notre Dame - Musee d'Orsay - Opera - Champs Elysees-Etoile - Grand Palais - Trocadero

Language: French, English, Spanish, Japanese, German, Russian, Portuguese, Czech, Italian, Chinese


BATOBUS (sightseeing by boat) - Hop on hop off

Tickets: 12 EUR/adult/1 day, 16 EUR/adult/2 days, 19 EUR/adult/5 days, 50% discount for children

Schedule: 8 February-13 March and 12 November-18. December 10:00-16:30, 14 March-May and September-11 November 10:00-19:00, June-August, 10:00-21.30

Frequency: 15-30 minutes

Stops: Tour Eiffel - Musee d'Orsay - Opera - St-Germain-des-Prés - Notre Dame - Jardin des Plantes - Champs Elysees-Etoile - Musee du Louvre - Hotel de Ville

Language: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese


SEINE RIVER CRUISE (sightseeing by boat)

Tickets: 11 EUR/adult, 5 EUR/child

Cruise + lunch: 53 EUR (12:45-14:30)

Cruise + dinner: 97 EUR (20:30-23:00)

Schedule: April-September 10:00-22:30, October-March 10:00-22:00

Frequency: 30 minutes (winter 60 minutes)

Sights enroute: Tour Eiffel - Musée d'Orsay - Institut de France - Notre Dame - Bibliothéque Nationale de France - Hotel de Ville - La conciergerie - Musee du Louvre - Place de la Concorde - Grand Palais - Trocadéro - Statue de la Liberté

Starting: Tour Eiffel

Language: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portugese, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean



Schedule: January-March and November-December 11:00, April-October 11:00, 15:00, 19:00

Rates: 24-28 EUR/person



Rates: 2,5 EUR/hour, 15 EUR/day, 50 EUR/week



Themes: Da Vinci Code, French Revolution, II. World War etc.



Rates: 70 EUR/person


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Opening hours: December-13 June, lift: 9:30-23:45,

stairs: 9:30-18:30, 13 June-August, lift: 9:00-00:45, stairs: 9:00-00:45

Tickets: by walk 1-2. floor – 4,5 EUR/adult, 3 EUR/child

Lift: 2. floor - 8 EUR/adult, 4 EUR/child,

top floor - 13 EUR/adult, 7,5 EUR/child

Getting there: Metro 6 - Bir-Hakeim, Metro 8 - Ecole Militaire

The Eiffel Tower is a 19th century iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris that has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower, which is the tallest building in Paris is the single most visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World's Fair.



Opening hours:

Cathedral: Monday-Friday 8:00-18:45 , Saturday-Sunday 8:00-19:15,

Treasury: Monday-Friday 9:30-18:00 , Saturday 9:30-18:30, Sunday 13:30-18:30

Tickets: free entrance to Cathedral

Treasury: 3 EUR/person

Towers: 7,5 EUR/person

Cripts: 3,3 EUR/person

Free audio guide (French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portugese, Japanese and Chinese)

Getting there: Metro 1 - Saint-Michel, Metro 4 - Cité

Notre Dame de Paris (Our Lady of Paris) is a Gothic, Roman Catholic Cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. It is the cathedral of the Catholic archdiocese of Paris: that is, it is the church that contains the "cathedra", or official chair, of the Archbishop of Paris, André Cardinal Vingt-Trois. Notre Dame de Paris is widely considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture in the world. The name Notre Dame means "Our Lady" in French, and is frequently used in the names of Catholic church buildings in Francophone countries.



Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 10:00-17:00, Monday closed

(last admission 1 hour before closing)

Tickets: 7 EUR/adult, 3,5 EUR/child

Getting there: Metro 4, 6 - Denfert-Rochereau

The Catacombs of Paris (the “municipal Ossuary”) have been created at the end of the 18th century. The cemetery of Innocent (close to Saint-Eustace, in the district of the "Halles") had been used during nearly ten centuries and had become the origin of infection for all the inhabitants of the district.



Show time and tickets:  99 EUR/person (21:00), 89 EUR/person (23:00)

Dinner (19:00) + show (21:00): 145-175 EUR/person (depending on menu)

Getting there: Metro 2 - Blanche

Moulin Rouge summary: a troupe of 100 artists, including 60 Doriss Girls recruited world-wide; 1000 costumes of feathers, rhinestones and sequins, made in the most famous Parisian workshops; sumptuous sets in shimmering colours, uniquely designed by Italian artists; outstanding international acts, and the awaited return of the giant aquarium; all this performed to original music recorded by 80 musicians and 60 chorus singers.


MUSEE DU VIN (do not use perfume before visit!)

Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-18:00, Monday closed


Unguided tour + 1 glass of wine: 11,9 EUR/person

Unguided tour + 3 glass of wine  A.O.C animated by an expert: 27 EUR/person

Assortment of 3 cheeses: 7 EUR/person

Free audio guide (English, German, Japanese, Chinese).

Getting there: Metro 6 - Passy

The three vaulted cellars, which today house the Museum restaurant, were used in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Friars of Passy Monastery for storing their wine. The information panels in the corridor leading to the Museum recall the history of this Monastery, which was built by the mendicant Friars in the Minimes Order founded in 1472 by François Martorille (1436-1507) who was canonised as Saint François de Paule.





Schedule: 9:00, 14:00

Tickets: 132 EUR/3,5 hours, 280 EUR/day

Getting there: Metro 1 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, Metro 9 - Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau


La Cuisine de Marie-Blanche (since 1975)

Schedule: 10:30-13:30

Tickets: 160 EUR/3 hours

Getting there: Metro 8 - La Tour-Maubourg


MEET THE FRENCH (gourmet walking tours)

Rates: 62-85 EUR/person



Opening hours: Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 9:00-18:00,

Wednesday and Friday 09:00-22:00, Tuesday closed

Tickets: 9 EUR/person, 6 EUR/person (Wednesday and Friday 18:00-22:00)

Online tickets: +1,1 EUR/person (booking fee)

Temporary exhibition (Hall Napoleon): 9,5 EUR

Combined tickets (permanent + temporary exhibitions): 14 EUR/person, 12 EUR/person (Wednesday and Friday 18:00-22:00)

Free entrance first Sunday of every month.

Getting there: Metro 1 - Palais-Royal-Musée du Louvre

“Open to all since 1793”: From the outset, the Louvre has embodied the concept of a truly "universal" institution. Universal in the scope of its collections, it is also universal in its appeal to some 6 million visitors every year: a 21st-century museum rooted in 200 years of innovation. The Musée du Louvre houses 35,000 works of art drawn from eight departments, displayed in over 60,000 square meters of exhibition space dedicated to the permanent collections. Explore the works on display, taking a thematic or cross-departmental approach.


MUSÉE D'ORSAY (collection of impressionist masterpieces)

Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday 09:30-18:00, Thursday 9:30-21:45,

Monday closed

Tickets: 9,5 EUR/person until 16:15, 7 EUR/person after 16:15 (on Thursday after 18:00)

Combined tickets (Musée d'Orsay + Musée Rodin on the same day): 12 EUR/person

Audio guide (French, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese): 5 EUR

Getting there: Metro 12 - Solférino or Assemblée Nationale

The history of the museum, of its building is quite unusual. In the centre of Paris on the banks of the Seine, opposite the Tuileries Gardens, the museum was installed in the former Orsay railway station, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. So the building itself could be seen as the first "work of art" in the Musee d'Orsay, which displays collections of art from the period 1848 to 1914.



Opening hours: April-September 10:00-17:45, October-March 10:00-16:45, Monday closed

Tickets: 6 EUR/adult

Combined tickets (Musée Rodin + garden + temporary exhibitions): 10 EUR/person

Combined tickets (Musée d'Orsay + Musée Rodin on the same day): 12 EUR/person

Free entrance first Sunday of every month.

Getting there: Metro 13 - Varenne or Invalides

The Musée Rodin is a museum that was opened in 1919 in the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds. It displays works by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. Rodin used the Hôtel Biron as his residence from 1908, and subsequently donated his entire collection of sculptures (along with paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Pierre-Auguste Renoir that he had acquired) to the French State on the condition that they turn the building into a museum dedicated to his works.




MONTPARNASSE 56 (panorama view of Paris)

Opening hours: April-September 9:30-23:30, October-March, Sunday-Thursday 9:30-22:30,

Friday-Saturday and the days before public holidays 9:30-23:00

Tickets: 10,5 EUR/adult, 4,5 EUR/child

Getting there: Metro 12 - Montparnasse

The top of your Paris visit! Montparnasse 56 offers spectacular 360 degree views, right in the very heart of the city. This Paris landmark is a must-see experience for every Parisian and visitor.


PARC DE LA VILLETTE (entertainment and museum centre)

Opening hours: Park non-stop

Tickets: free entrance to garden and park

Parking: 6 EUR/4 hours

Getting there: Metro 7 - Porte de la Villette or Porte de Pantin

Cité des Sciences

Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-18:00, Sunday 10:00-19:00, Monday closed

Tickets: 9 EUR/adult, 7 EUR/child

Explora + Planetarium: 11 EUR/adult, 8 EUR/child

Explora + Géode cinema: 17,5 EUR/adult, 14 EUR/child

The Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie is the biggest science museum in Europe. It is a public establishment of an industrial and commercial character specializing in the fostering of scientific and technical culture. Created on the initiative of President Giscard d'Estaing, its goal is to spread scientific and technical knowledge among the public, particularly for youth, and for creating public interest in science, research, and industry.

La Géode (3D cimena)

Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-20:30, Monday closed

Tickets: 10,5 EUR/fadult, 9 EUR/child, 15 EUR/2 films

Cité de la Musique Conservatory

Tickets: 10-30 EUR/person

L'Argonaute Submarine

Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday 10:50-17:50,

Saturday-Sunday and school holidays 10:00-19:00, Monday closed

Tickets: 3 EUR/person


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Getting there: RER "C" from Paris centre to Gare de Versailles Rive Gauche train station - 20 km, 20 minutes - 5,8 EUR/return



Opening hours: Monday closed

Palace: November-March 9:00-17:30, April-October 9:00-18:30

Marie-Antoinette's Estate + Grand Trianon: 

November-March 12:00-17:30, April-October 9:00-19:00

Garden: November-March 8:00-18:00, April-October 7:00-20:30

Tickets: more options

Palace Pass: November-March 16 EUR/person, April-October weekdays 20 EUR/person, weekends 25 EUR/person

King’s State Apartments - Queen’s State Apartments - King’s chamber - Chapel - 17th-century galleries - History of France Galleries - Dauphin’s Apartments - Mesdames’ Apartments (April-October weekends) - Grand Trianon - Marie-Antoinette Estate (April-October) - Grandes Eaux Musicales, fountain-show (April-September weekends and public holidays)

Palace Ticket: 15 EUR/person until 16:00, 11,5 EUR/person after 15:00

King’s State Apartments - Queen’s State Apartments - King’s chamber - Chapel - 17th-century galleries - History of France Galleries - Dauphin’s Apartments - Mesdames’ Apartments (April-October weekends)

Maria-Antoinette's Estate Ticket: November-March 6 EUR/person, April-October 10 EUR/person

Grand Trianon - Chapel - Queen’s Hamlet - Queen’s Theatre - Belvedere - Temple of Love - Grotto - Landscaped Garden - Refreshments Dairy - French Pavilion - Farm

Free entrance to garden.

Audio guide (French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese): 6 EUR

Getting around: mini-trains

Uncrowded days: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday (except school holidays)

Getting there: 5-8 minutes walk from the train station

The Château de Versailles, which has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for 30 years, is one of the most beautiful achievements of 18th-century French art. The site began as Louis XIII’s hunting lodge before his son Louis XIV transformed and expanded it, moving the court and government of France to Versailles in 1682. Each of the three French kings who lived there until the French Revolution added improvements to make it more beautiful.


Getting there: Train from Gare de Lyon station to Gare de Laroche Migennes - 55 km, 45 minutes - 14,6 EUR/return



Opening hours: June-September 9:30-18:00, October-May 9:30-17:00, Tuesday closed (last admission 45 minutes before closing)

Tickets: State apartments - 8 EUR/person

Audio guide (French, English, German, Italian, Japanese): 1 EUR

Free entrance first Sunday of every month.

Getting there: 15 minutes by shuttle bus from the train station

The Palace of Fontainebleau, located 55 kilometres from the centre of Paris, is one of the largest French royal châteaux. The palace as it is today is the work of many French monarchs, building on an early 16th century structure of Francis I. The building is arranged around a series of courtyards. The city of Fontainebleau has grown up around the remainder of the Forest of Fontainebleau, a former royal hunting park.


Getting there: RER "D" from Le Chatelet station to Melun - 55 km, 52 minutes - 14,3 EUR/return



Opening hours: 27 March-7 November 10:00-18:00

(last admission 15 minutes before closing)

Tickets: 14 EUR/adult, 11 EUR/child

Candlelight Tour (2000 candles, schedule May-October Saturday 20:00-23:00): 17 EUR/adult, 15 EUR/child

Audio guide (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Russian): 2 EUR

Fountain show: April-October, second and last Saturday of every month 15:00-18:00

Getting there: taxi from Melun train station 15-19 EUR/car oneway or Chateaubus (3,5 EUR/person oneway)

The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is a baroque French château located in Maincy, near Melun, 55 km southeast of Paris. It was built from 1658 to 1661 for Nicolas Fouquet, Marquis de Belle Île, Viscount of Melun and Vaux, the superintendent of finances of Louis XIV. The castle is entirerly furnished including the stately apartments and private cabinets, the dining room on the main floor, and the kitchens and cellars in the basement, the bedrooms and private apartments on first floor. The frame of the roof with an acess to the top of the dome gives you a panoramic view of the estate. Vaux le Vicomte open its estate for all the visitors looking for the beauty of nature, landscape, and exceptionnal architecture. As evening falls on Saturdays between May and October, over 2,000 candles are lit throughout the château and gardens.


Getting there: RER "A" from Paris centre to Marne la Valllée - 25 km, 35 minutes - 14,3 EUR/return


DISNEYLAND Paris (Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios)

Opening hours: day by day schedule

Disneyland Park: September-June weekdays 10:00-19:00/20:00, weekends 10:00-20:00/22:00, July-August 10:00-23:00

Walt Disney Studios: weekdays 10:00-18:00/19:00, weekends 10:00-19:00

Tickets: 52 EUR/adult/1 day - 1 park, 44 EUR/child/1 day - 1 park

111 EUR/adult/2 days - 2 parks, 94 EUR/child/2 days - 2 parks

138 EUR/adult/3 days - 2 parks, 117 EUR/child/3 days - 2 parks

Parking: 8 EUR/day

Getting there: 2 minutes walk from train station

Accommodation in Disneyland:

Disneyland**** - style: Fairy tail

Disney's Hotel New York**** - style: Cosmopolitan

Disney's Hotel Newport Bay Club*** - style: Tropical beach

Disney's Sequoia Lodge*** - style: Highland

Disney's Hotel Cheyenne** - style: Western

Disney's Hotel Santa Fe** - style: Spanish colonial

Disney's Davy Crockett Ranch** - style: American ranch

When children dream, everything is wonderously new and magically real. That is why Disneyland Paris has hatched the perfect plan to make your trip fun and easy for little ones. Watching their young faces light up will be magical for you, too. Little ones may grow up fast, but the magic of Disney keeps hearts forever young...


Getting there: Shuttle bus from Paris (Louvre) to Parc Asterix 8:45 (return 18:30)



Opening hours: April-October 10:00 - 18:00

Tickets: 39 EUR/adult, 27 EUR/child

Parking: 7 EUR/day

Accommodation in Parc Asterix:

Hotel des Trois Hiboux***

Parc Astérix is a theme amusement park in France, based on the stories of Asterix (by Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny). Situated approximately 35 km north of Paris. It is especially well known for its large variety of roller coasters, and has begun incorporating rides and themes from historic cultures such as the Romans and the ancient Greeks.


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