2-day sightseeing tour of Paris — hop-on, hop-off double-decker bus
Big Bus Paris sightseeing tour route has been carefully designed around major Parisian attractions. There are 11 stops, and the 2-day ticket is your perfect choice for getting to know the most famous places in Paris.
The first stop is Eiffel Tower. Not only you will see the most recognized symbol of Paris, but you can explore places nearby, such as Musee du Quai Branly, Palais de Tokyo and, of course, Champ de Mars. You can walk to Champ de Mars, and then re-join the tour bus there.
The second tour bus stop is Champ de Mars. Attractions nearby include Ecole Militaire and Hotel des Invalides.
The beautiful Opéra Garnier, home to The Phantom of the Opera (apart from being one of the most famous opera houses in the world), is the Big Bus stop number three. You may want to note Galeries Lafayette, one of the most famous places to do shopping in Paris, is just around the corner. Also at this stop is Place de la Madeleine.
Big Bus Paris stop number four is Louvre-Pyramide. Most likely you are dedicating a whole separate day to visiting Louvre. It is best to buy a ticket to the Louvre museum in advance as this will let you skip a rather long waiting line. Purchase tickets directly at the museum website. If you have any questions or need assistance, you can visit Big Bus Paris Information Center, also at this bus stop. Within walking distance are Palais Royal and Place Vendôme.
The next stop, number five, is right next to Pont des Arts, and is called Louvre-Pont des Arts. Walk to the Louvre Museum from here.
The sightseeing bus stop number six is Notre Dame. Apart from Notre Dame, which is a must-visit in Paris, there are other landmarks not to be missed: Sainte-Chapelle, Conciergerie, The Pantheon, Jardin du Luxembourg, Palais du Luxembourg, Musee du Luxembourg.
Big Bus stop number seven is Musée d'Orsay. Another very famous museum in Paris, it definitely has to be on the list of places to visit in the capital of France. Hop off at this stop for a visit to Musée d'Orsay, as well as Palais Bourbon, Jardin des Tuileries, Tour Montparnasse—get atop of it to see absolutely stunning views of Paris.
Champs-Elysées is your stop number eight. Stroll along this lively cosmopolitan street in the heart of Paris. See Arc de Triomphe, cabaret Lido and numerous shops.
On the other side of Champs-Elysées is stop number nine, Grand Palais. See Grand Palais, Petit Palais, and, of course, Place de la Concorde.
Big Bus stop number ten is Trocadéro. It is one of the best places in Paris for the views of the Eiffel Tour, don't miss it. Hop off the bus at Trocadéro, enjoy the views, make the photos, and then walk to Eiffel Tower, it is a nice stroll on a beautiful day.
Stop number eleven is on the Blue Route, it is Gare du Nord.
Big Bus Paris stops and schedule - Red Route
|First bus||Last bus|
|1. Eiffel Tower||9.30||17.40|
|2. Champ de Mars||9.35||17.45|
|3. Opéra Garnier||9.35||18.20|
|5. Louvre-Pont des Arts||9.35||16.20|
|6. Notre Dame||10.00||16.45|
|7. Musée d'Orsay||10.00||16.45|
|9. Grand Palais||9.25||17.15|
Big Bus Paris stops and schedule - Blue Route
The Blue Route tour is a panoramic tour in the artistic Montmartre. It departs from stop #4. You can also join the tour from Gare du Nord and hop off the bus at Sacré-Coeur, Pigalle or Musée Grévin.
|First bus||Last bus|
|11. Gare du Nord||9.30||19.05|
Big Bus Paris Sightseeing Tour Tickets
After you buy tickets online, you will receive a confirmation voucher. Your voucher is valid for 6 months. Your ticket is valid for 2 consecutive days after the first scan.
Use e-ticket on your mobile phone OR print out the confirmation with QR code. Present your ticket with barcode at any Big Bus stop.
Children under 4 are free of charge when they are accompanied by a paying adult.
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