Paris in a Day Tour with Louvre, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower and Montmartre

Sip Wine Beneath a Paris Sky, before a Visit to the Louvre & Eiffel

5 / 5 See All 6 Reviews · 8.0h 15 max · Paris, France

If you want to see the main highlights of Paris this is the tour. You'l hear the stories behind the great works of the Louvre. Explore story-filled neighborhoods after a River Cruise.

Tour Details
  • Paris in a Day
  • Sacre-Coeur
  • Montmartre
  • Notre Dame
  • Latin Quarter
  • Louvre Museum
  • Mona Lisa
  • Venus of Milo
  • Liberty Leading the People
  • Seine River Cruise
  • Eiffel Tower

Are you looking for the absolute best full day experience of Paris? Do you want an expert guide to lead you on an epic itinerary going up the Eiffel Tower, seeing the Mona Lisa up close and exploring the two coolest neighborhoods of the city? Do you want to see the Parisian cafes where Van Gogh, Picasso and Hemingway spent their days?  Join us for a day in the City of Light you will never forget.  This full day tour in Paris includes: 

  • A fun, professional English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line access to the Louvre Museum
  • Skip the Line Eiffel Tower Tickets (2nd Level)
  • One hour cruise of the Seine by riverboat
  • Guided walking tour of the Latin Quarter and Montmartre neighborhoods
  • Metro tickets included
  • A maximum group size of 15 people

 

Explore Paris' Best Neighborhoods

Home of the Moulin Rouge, Montmartre is the home of Cabaret and Burlesque. Though you will be walking around in the morning, you are welcome to return later at night per your guide's recommendation. In addition to the nightlife of the neighborhood, Montmartre was also the epicenter of the Belle Époque. Home to Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Modigliani and more, the neighborhood full of cafes and bistros produced countless famous pieces of art between the 1870s and 1920s. You will pass the cafe where Van Gogh painted one his most scandalous works. He dared to paint a woman reading! 

After visiting the Basilica of the Sacre-Coeur you will head down to the Latin Quarter. Where Montmartre is the center of art, the Latin Quarter is the center of literature. You will see the cafe and bookstore where Hemingway and Joyce spent their expat lives in Paris. You will also see the Basilica of Notre Dame from the outside. Though the church has not yet reopened since its devastating fire you will be able to see its exterior.

Louvre Museum Highlights

As you pass the grand pyramid that stands in front of the palatial museum you will skip past the famously long lines. On the 90 minute tour of the Louvre, you will see the Museum's most influential works. These works include the two of the most important greek statues still standing, the Venus of Milo and The Winged Victory of Samothrace. These two famous statues are full of mystery and history that your guide will explain. 

You will also see Eugene Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People. A symbol of French independence, strength and culture, it is the most politically important work at the Louvre. The painting is the most famous artistic depiction of the French July Revolution and is often compared to the American, Washington Crossing the Delaware found in New York at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

Mona Lisa Up and Close

The most famous portrait in the world. Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece called La Gioconda in Italian, portrays the wife of a Tuscan aristocrat named Francesco del Giacondo. Though she has been in the Louvre for over 200 years, the portrait gained its fame when it was stolen in 1911 and became a global scandal. Some even implicated Pablo Picasso in the heist. The French Government is not about to let the painting get stolen again, with an $800,000,000 insurance policy, bulletproof glass and personal bodyguards the Mona Lisa is protected like the royalty she is. 

Paris by Boat

A Paris River cruise is most likely on your list of things to do in Paris. Paris boat tours are an outstanding way to take in the ambiance of the city and get a taste of the luxury that the City of Light is known for. Cruise by the highlights of the city, including the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Notre Dame and of course the Eiffel Tower lit up in all its glory. Next up, a climb up The Iron Lady!

Eiffel Tower

One of the most beautiful cities in the world, you will visit the star of the city's skyline. Led by your professional guide, move on to the pièce de résistance of this Paris  tour. Skip the lines and ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower. As you probably know, Eiffel Tower tickets are incredibly popular in Paris. No worries though, when you're with us, just breeze on in past the long lines like the VIP you are. Once elevated, enjoy the incredible panoramic view of the City of Light. We know for ourselves that these moments must be savored, therefore, feel free to remain in the tower to explore more on your own after the tour concludes.

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2/11/2020
Everything we wanted to see

This tour was super comprehensive, and we didn't have a ton of time to spend in Paris. Thanks a lot!

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Reviewed by
Roger Fincher
2/9/2020
Would give it 10 Stars!

This tour was one of the highlights of our family trip around Europe! We got to see so much, the guide knew amazing details, and the whole tour was run extremely smoothly. If you have the chance to take it, I would definitely do it!

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Reviewed by
Irene L
2/6/2020
An Art Historian's Dream Come True

As an art history student I have been waiting to see the Mona Lisa my entire life. I was taught that the painting was small but nothing actually prepared me for seeing it in person. It was so cool. Not only that, but seeing the cafes where my favorite artists once spent their days- absolutely incredible! I didn't have to wait in any lines and felt so bad for the people that did. Next time they should take this tour!

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Samantha Freeman

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre or near the Louvre Museum. Upon booking you will receive the exact meeting point for your tour.

What to bring?

This tour is primarily a walking tour therefore comfortable shoes are recommended.

Q: Can I use my Paris Museum Pass to get a discount on the Louvre tour?

A: We pre-book all of our reservations and admission tickets for the Louvre Museum in advance. While the Paris Museum Pass can bring you inside the Louvre, our tours include pre-booked reservations. Because of this, you are not able to use your passes on our tours.

 

Q: I have some doubts about my mobility. Is this tour right for me?                  

A: If you have any doubts about your mobility, we strongly suggest you take a Private Louvre Tour.

 

Q: Does this tour always visit every artwork listed?

Often artwork undergoes restorations or is loaned to another museum as an exhibit. Our itinerary will include the stop if it is open to be seen. If not, we will add a substitute.

 

Q: Is the Eiffel tower summit (top level) included on this tour? 

A: No, the summit is not accessible through any skip the line tickets.

 

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