Paris - for many, it’s the most romantic city in the world. From the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre, there is so much to see and explore in France’s busy and beautiful capital. Whether it’s art, architecture, or something a little bit different that piques your interest, we offer some of the best Paris tours ever. Read on to find out which one is right for you…
The Louvre is one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris. Royal palace turned art museum, the sheer volume of artwork inside mean that it’s no wonder the Louvre is the world’s most visited art museum! This tour, available Wednesday through Monday with several departure times each day, allows you to see the best bits. In groups of 25 or less, you will be able to utilize our Skip the Line access - so no waiting in line - and explore what the Louvre has to offer. This is one of our best Paris tours, and so popular too.
This tour is led by an expert English-speaking guide, and headsets are provided as standard so you won’t miss a thing. You’ll get to see the famous Mona Lisa as well as Greek and Roman antiquities, beautiful paintings and so much more. Your guide will share some secrets of the Louvre and the incredible artwork it holds within its walls: from the French Revolution to the Italian Renaissance, there is so much history to admire. This tour also gives you a glimpse of how the Louvre used to look, in the Apollo Gallery and the Napoleon Apartments.
If art is what draws you to Paris, this tour won’t let you down!
While the streets of Paris offer incredible beauty, the underbelly of the city offers its own darker side. The catacombs beneath the city are the final resting place of over 6 million people; and you can explore them on one of the best Paris tours available. You’ll get special access to areas that other visitors don’t see, and our Skip the Line access is included too - meaning you won’t be stuck in line waiting to see what lies underground. The catacombs stretch over 200 miles, and they are totally fascinating.
In groups of 19 or less, led by an expert English-speaking guide, you’ll descend into a parallel city to see the dark side of Paris. Explore the catacombs and usually restricted areas such as the Quarryman’s Footpath, Gilbert’s Tomb, the Port Mahon Gallery, the Sacellum Crypt and the Sepulchral Lamp. With ancient inscriptions and walls decorated with skulls, this tour is perfect for those interested in the macabre history of the city.
If you want a tour that gives you an intimate look at the Paris of the past, this tour is the one for you. It runs Tuesday - Sunday, and departs at varying times lasting two hours.
Of course, no trip to Paris is complete without visiting the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1887, the wrought-iron tower is synonymous with the French capital - and rightly so. This tour will take you up the Eiffel Tower itself, then whisk you down the Seine on a river cruise so beautiful it will take your breath away.
In groups of 26 or less and led by an expert English-speaking guide, you will learn all about the tower and its creator before taking advantage of our Skip the Line access and heading straight to the 2nd floor observation deck. The views of Paris from here are incredible: see the Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe, and drink in the beauty of a city that oozes charm and romance. You’ll head up the 3rd floor too, for even more wonderful panoramic views!
Upon your descent, you’ll head straight onto a boat just 200m away. Floating down the Seine is pure bliss - this is an amazing way to see the city with a sense of calm, away from the bustling streets and crowded monuments.
If you want to experience the very best of what the city has to offer, then this is one of the best Paris tours for you! There are several departure times each day from Monday - Friday, and the tour lasts around 2.5 - 3 hours.
For history lovers, the Notre Dame is one of the best parts of Paris. This walking tour is more intimate than most, with groups of no more than 15; led by an English-speaking guide who really knows their stuff, you’ll explore the area surrounding the famous cathedral and get the chance to see Place Dauphine, the Conciergerie, the Palais de Justice, Shakespeare & Co and the Sainte Chapelle as well as the Notre Dame itself.
You’ll follow in the footsteps of the people who made French history so rich and fascinating, and marvel at the gothic wonders of the Île de la Cité. Despite being so famous and well-photographed, nothing quite compares to seeing the Notre Dame up close - it really is breathtaking. With the chance to hear stories of saints, authors, monarchs and more, you’ll come to better understand the sheer importance of the cathedral and the surrounding area.
At just 1.5 hours, this is one of the best Paris tours for those looking to experience a lot in a short period of time; if your trip to the City of Light is a fleeting one, then this tour is ideal. Running on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9.30 am, 10.00 am and 2.00 pm, it is perfect for part of your romantic weekend break to Paris…
Paris truly has it all - art, history, architecture, a dark side and so much more. These tours are just a handful of what’s on offer in a city steeped in beauty and elegance; it should definitely be on your bucket list!