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The Complete Paris Tour: Guided Walking Tour of Paris, the Louvre and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower

Spend a day exploring Paris in a very unusual way. This excursion on foot and river boat will show you the highlights of Paris: visit the Louvre Museum, have lunch at the Eiffel Tower, and see the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

First stop is the famous Louvre Museum. Your guide will take you through this must-see museum and tell you about the main artworks: the Venus of Milo statue representing the goddess Aphrodite, the impressive painting of The Wedding at Cana, the Coronation of Napoleon illustrating the emperor’s crowning in the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa which is the most visited work in the Museum.

After your tour of the Louvre Museum which takes about 1.30 hours, your guide will take you to the river bank, before the Pont du Carrousel, to board a Batobus boat. The boat will take you to the Eiffel Tower where lunch awaits you. This short cruise will show you Paris from a different angle. You will see some of the superb bridges over the Seine and Paris monuments along the banks. The boat moors at the Quai de la Bourdonnais at the foot of the Trocadéro, right opposite the Iron Lady.

Next is lunch at the ephemeral terrace of the Eiffel Tower, located on the 1st floor.

Menu* (Subject to change)

French platter: Assortment of Charcuterie or Mixed or Vegetarian

Hot side: Soup, Truffade (potatoes with Cantal cheese) or other specialty made with potatoes

Dessert: Fruit tart or Pastry (Tropézienne or Paris-Brest)

Drinks: Water 1 glass of wine or beer or soft Coffee

Your guide will then take you back to the river shuttle. After about 20 minutes of cruising on the Seine, the boat arrives at the foot of the Île de la Cité in the historic center of Paris. You will enjoy 30 minutes of visiting the exterior with your guide, who will tell you more about this iconic cathedral.

The tour ends close to Notre-Dame Cathedral, so that you can explore the Île de la Cité at your own pace or keep admiring the Cathedral from the outside.

Experience Includes

  • Guided visit of the famous works of the Louvre Museum
  • Lunch with Cold dish + Hot side + Dessert + Drinks on the terrace of the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Guided visit of Notre Dame Cathedral, from the exterior and of the Ile de la Cité
  • Batobus shuttle on the Seine river (or minibus)
  • Services of a licensed guide
  • Entrance tickets with priority access

Experience Excludes

  • Transfers to and from your accommodation
  • Lift ticket access to the 2nd and the 3rd floor of the Eiffel Tower

Departs

Daily, except Tuesday

Departure location

2 rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris.

Start times

9.30am

Duration

7 hours and 30 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • There is no child menu available at the Eiffel Tower
  • The igloo-like glass domes are heated in winter
  • Please note that this tour does not suit those with reduced mobility. Please contact our booking department to know our possible options.
  • Our excursion ends close to Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • The skip-the-line access is subject to the Louvre museum procedures: The Vigipirate plan, the security control or an unforeseen crowd can slow down the entrance
  • Due to renovation works or loans, some works of art may be temporarily unavailable in the Louvre museum
  • River shuttle on the Seine River (except in January and February, and during the Seine river rises)
  • Once booked tickets are non refundable.