Take in Paris' beauty, charm, and romance in this hop off and hop on tour. See all the sights that are famous around the world from a bird's-eye-view on a double decker bus. Get a free walking tour!
The romance, the elegance, the beauty - Paris is a dream that you'll be living during your stay. See the cobbled streets of the Left Bank, the Napoleonic splendor of the Ecole Militaire and of course the structure that they thought wouldn't last more than a few years - the Eiffel Tower! Take time out to explore the Paris you've been looking for on this hop on hop off tour: historical, romantic, fashionable, fun, and shopper friendly. Paris itself is a spectacle worth seeing along with Montmartre.
Stop 1 - Tour Eiffel
Stop 2 - Champ de Mars
Stop 3 - Opera Garnier
Stop 4 - Louvre-Pyramide
Stop 5 - Louvre-Pont des Arts
Stop 6 - Notre-Dame
Stop 7 - Musee de d'Orsay
Stop 8 - Champs-Elysees
Stop 9 - Grand Palais
Stop 10 - Trocadero
Frequency: Departs every 5 to 10 minutes from 09:30 to 20:00 from April to September and every 15 to 20 minutes from 10:00 to 19:00 from October to March
Loop Duration: 145 minutes from April to September and 140 minutes from October to March
Stop 1 - Pigalle
Stop 2 - Sacré-Coeur
Stop 3 - Gare du Nord
Stop 4 - Musée Grévin
Frequency: Departs every 20 to 25 minutes from 09:30 to 17:30 from April to September and every 15 to 20 minutes from 10:00 to 17:00 from October to March
Loop Duration: 75 minutes from April to September and 70 minutes from October to March
Schedule: Daily, 11:30
Starting point: Stop 6 - In front of the Saint-Michel Fountain
To redeem, guests must advise that they are taking the free walking tour upon exchanging their tour voucher and must be at Stop 6 before the scheduled time to take the tour.
Pre-recorded French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin).
All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.
A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.
The same principle applies for a 2-day/48-hour (or more) ticket.
Paris Rewards Voucher Booklet
Hop-on Hop-off Ticket
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Location and direction
Classic (Red) Route
First tour from Stop #1 - 09:30
Last tour from Stop #1 - 17:41
Tour duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
Frequency: Every 5 to 15 minutes
Start at any of the 11 stops! Hop on and off near the Avenue de Suffren, Champs de Mars, Opéra Garnier, Big Bus Information Centre, Louvre Pont des Arts, Notre Dame, Musée d’Orsay, Champs Elysées, Grand Palais and Trocadéro.
Montmartre (Blue) Route
First tour from Stop #4 - 10:00
Last tour from Stop #4 - 17:30
Tour duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Frequency: Every 30 minutes
Jump in at Stops #4 or #11. Hop on and off at stops near the Pigalle District, Moulin Rouge, Montmartre, Sacré-Coeur Basilica, Musée Grévin, Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est. You can even alight at Stop #4 to join the Classic (Red) Route!
Departure time and routes may change due to public events taking place on the following dates:
• Sunday 4 March 2018 – Paris Half-Marathon
• Sunday 8 April 2018 – Paris Marathon
• Sunday 15 April 2018 – Colour Run
• Tuesday 8 May 2018 – WWII Victory Day
• Thursday 21 June 2018 – Fête de la musique
• Saturday 14 July 2018 – 14 July National Holiday
• Sunday 29 July 2018 – Tour de France
• Sunday 30 September 2018 – Paris Versailles Run
• Sunday 14 October 2018 (TBC) – Paris 10 km
• Sunday 14 October 2018 – Paris 20 km
• Sunday 4 November 2018 – Ekiden of Paris Marathon
• Sunday 11 November 2018 – Armistice 1918
Price & Options
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Premium/Deluxe Tickets are valid for 2 consecutive days.
Identity document (ID card, passport or driving license) to exchange vouchers for tickets.
Printed VELTRA voucher
Pre-recorded commentary is available in 11 languages on all tours (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Korean or Mandarin Chinese).
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please note that the ticket is non-refundable once the voucher is redeemed for the bus ticket.