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The best days in Paris - Detailed Paris itineraries for a quick trip

Paris is always a good idea, be it 24 hours or 2 weeks! You can spend your day exploring historic landmarks and top-notch art and cuisine. However, navigating Paris can be overwhelming for tourists. A Paris hop-on hop-off tour simplifies this with a single pass for sightseeing buses to major attractions. Just hop off at your chosen stop, explore, and hop back on the bus to continue your journey. For shorter trips, hop-on hop-off tours are the best way to pack in a lot and also enjoy a grand overview of the city's top sights.

Paris itineraries for those on the clock…

Below are some of the best things to do in Paris for a variety of travelers for 24, 48, and 72 hours. Customize your journey based on your interests and time with our suggested itineraries, which align with hop-on hop-off routes for easy navigation. Ideally, Paris needs a few days to experience fully wherein you can pack in a day trip and Disneyland Paris. However, even with just 1 or 2 days, our examples will help you chart your course easily and make the most of your visit.

  1. Paris for art lovers & culture enthusiasts
  2. Paris for families
  3. Paris for couples
  4. Paris on a budget
  5. Paris for foodies

Paris for art lovers & culture enthusiasts

Given it's the city that saw the French Revolution and was always at the crux of the changing tides of history, seekers of history and culture will be spoilt for choice. The same goes for art lovers. There are about 130 museums and galleries in Paris, some like the Louvre where you can spend a whole day should you desire it. Aside from these museums, it would not be an exaggeration to say that Paris is one big artwork.

Paris in one day

louvre museum
notre dame
Sainte Chapelle
arc de triomphe
eiffel tower

If you have a second day to spend in Paris, catch the iconic Moulin Rouge cabaret starting around 9pm or 11pm.

Paris in two days

If you had spent the first 24 hours exploring the Louvre and Montmartre, check out the following for your second day in Paris.

Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou is a cultural gem whose inside-out architecture will leave you in awe. It houses Europe's largest modern art museum - the National Museum of Modern Art. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 4 hours
Panthéon
paris catacombs
Luxembourg Palace & Gardens

Luxembourg Palace & Gardens

The landscaped gardens of Luxembourg are the perfect place to catch a breath, have a picnic, and relax. Then, go on to marvel at the royal artistry and architecture at the 17th-century Luxembourg Palace which played a significant role in French politics.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
orsay museum
latin quarter

Latin Quarter

Spend your evening at the Latin Quarter known for its medieval architecture and history. This intellectual hub with institutions like Sorbonne University has affordable bars, historical cafes like Le Procope, Café de Flore, and Les Deux Magots, and charming streets to end your day on a stimulating note.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus)  
  • Average time to spend: 3 hours

If you have a day more in Paris, you can get back to your hotel, dress up a little fine, and enjoy some opera performances starting around 7:30pm at Opera Garnier, if you wish to be entertained by classical art.

Paris in three days

Day three is reserved for some famous museums capped off with an exquisite and fun evening.

opera garnier
Musée de l'Orangerie
Rodin Museum
Petit Palais

Petit Palais

Petit Palais houses the City of Paris Museum of Fine Arts and is a Beaux-Art gem in its own right. Find diverse art collections, ornate architecture, and a tranquil garden courtyard here.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Concorde (Tootbus), Place de la Concorde (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Les Invalides
Montmartre

Paris for families

There are plenty of ways to entertain your kids and yourself in Paris. You will find numerous parks for picnics and fun activities, just the right places to expose your kids to artistic culture, and history, and quaint bakeries serving sweet treats you will love. If you have more days, visit Paris Disneyland - a happy paradise and the Paris Zoo.

Paris in one day

Tuileries Gardens

Tuileries Gardens

Pack your pastries and coffees and settle in the Tuileries Garden, where the kids can play on the grounds and the carousel, and you can start the day in a calm atmosphere with beautiful statues, and fountains. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Musée d'Orsay (Tootbus), Musée d'Orsay (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1.5 hours
Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou

Awe at the unique architecture of Centre Pompidou and head inside for the Kid’s Gallery and Kid’s Studio where you enjoy interactive exhibits as a family. The rooftop terrace is also a must-visit. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Shakespeare and Company

Shakespeare and Company

Foster a love for literature in your kids at this famed bookstore by attending the children's storytelling session. Parents can browse for books.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1 hour
Seine Cruise
Paris Aquarium
Eiffel Tower

Paris in two days

If you had a great first day in Paris, it will get even more fun for you and the kids on day two with fun museums, landmarks, picnics, and maybe even some shopping.

Chocolate Museum (Musée Gourmand du Chocolat)

Chocolate Museum (Musée Gourmand du Chocolat)

Indulge in the history and making of chocolate with interactive exhibits and of course tastings. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Printemps/Galerie Lafayette (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 1.5 hours
Musée de la Magie

Musée de la Magie

This one’s ideal if you have smaller kids. Discover the secrets of magic at this quirky museum, featuring a collection of magical artifacts, optical illusions, and live magic shows.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 1.5  hours
Sainte-Chapelle & Île de la Cité
Luxembourg Gardens

Luxembourg Gardens

Relax while munching on picnic food at the Luxembourg Gardens, where your kids can be kept engaged with playgrounds, sailboats, puppet shows, and more. You can venture on to see the grand exterior of the Luxembourg Palace.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1.5 to 2 hours
Montmartre

Paris in three days

Day three is a mix of historical monuments, theme parks, museums, and scenic green spaces which gives you opportunities for fun, learning, and relaxation. If you have teenage kids, the Paris catacombs could be an excellent option, but more on that below.

Arc de Triomphe
Jardin d'Acclimatation

Jardin d'Acclimatation

With plenty of rides, a petting zoo, and playgrounds, the Jardin d'Acclimatation amusement park and garden entertain families with small kids away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Champs-Elysées (Big Bus), Champs-Elysées - Lido(Tootbus), Tour Eiffel (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Canal St Martin

Canal St Martin

Make your way to the east to Canal St. Martin, a picturesque area and truly local haunt lined with shops, cafes, and bridges. Ideal for a stroll, you could also get some shopping done in this area with fewer tourists.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre - Pont des Arts (Big Bus), Printemps/Galerie Lafayette (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 2 hours
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

Instill a wonder for science at this science museum with hands-on exhibits and workshops suitable for all ages. Don't miss the giant planetarium experience.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Opéra Garnier (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Parc de la Villette

Parc de la Villette

At Park Villette, your family can explore its vast playgrounds, themed gardens, and cultural events like open-air cinema in the evenings.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Opéra Garnier (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 2.5 hours

Visiting during the Paris Plages, a two-month-long summer event that transforms the Seine Riverbanks and Canal Saint Martin into beach-like areas with sand, games, and pools. It is a great place to be with family.

Paris for couples

It is not without reason that Paris is described as the City of Love. There’s absolutely no dearth of romantic things to do here - date nights, quiet strolls, picnics, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and parties. What is romantic is highly subjective, but here are a few things you wouldn’t want to miss experiencing with your partner in Paris.

Paris in one day

Trocadero

Trocadero

Capturing that iconic couple photo in front of the Eiffel sans the huge crowd requires you to get up early and visit Trocadero.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Tour Eiffel (Big Bus), Trocadéro (Tootbus), Tour Eiffel (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité

Île de la Cité

Île de la Cité is the historic heart of Paris. Couples can explore Notre Dame, enjoy a romantic walk along the Seine, and dine at quaint cafes, people-watching and absorbing the island's medieval charm.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus)  
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Tuileries Garden

Tuileries Garden

Relax for a while or have a picnic at Tuileries Garden with beautiful landscaping, fountains, and statues. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Musée d'Orsay (Tootbus), Musée d'Orsay (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 1.5 hours
Latin Quarter

Latin Quarter

Soak in the stimulating energy of the Latin Quarter and enjoy the perfect romantic night out with medieval streets, cozy cafes, and bars to explore.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Seine Dinner Cruise

Paris in two days

Opera Garnier
Le Marais

Le Marais

Le Marais is a vibrant district known for its historic streets and trendy atmosphere. Get flowers from the flower market, venture into the pretty cafes and shops, and wander the streets hand-in-hand.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou

Appreciate the unique architecture of the Centre Pompidou and the modern art exhibits inside. You must not miss the panoramic views from the rooftop.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Sainte Chapelle
Paris Catacombs
Luxembourg Gardens

Luxembourg Gardens

Luxembourg Gardens is the perfect place to relax after your walk-heavy tour so far. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus)  
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Montmartre
Moulin Rouge

Paris in three days

Arc de Triomphe
Champs Elysees

Champs Elysees

Splurge a little for your partner at the designer shops or just window shop as most do on a stroll along the Champs Elysees.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Champs-Elysées (Big Bus), Champs-Elysées - Lido (Tootbus), Place de la Concorde (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 hours
Petit Palais

Petit Palais

Admire the beautiful art collections and architecture of Petit Palais, where the permanent exhibition is freely accessible. Do spend some quality together time in the serene garden courtyard.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Concorde (Tootbus), Place de la Concorde (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Pont Alexander III

Pont Alexander III

Pont Alexandre III is one of Paris's most beautiful bridges. It is great for photo ops with its ornate decorations and views of the Seine.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Concorde (Tootbus), Invalides or Place de la Concorde (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 30 minutes
Invalides
Eiffel Tower

Paris on a budget

Paris might not top your list as the most affordable destination but there are plenty of free things to do in Paris, days when museums are free for all, discounted tickets for certain age demography, and many more budget-friendly activities. 

Paris in one day

Tuileries Garden

Tuileries Garden

Start your day with calm and a few bites at the beautiful public park near the Louvre. As you exit the park check out the impressive Louvre Glass Pyramid from the outside.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Musée d'Orsay (Tootbus), Musée d'Orsay (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
59 rivoli

59 Rivoli

Check out the riveting contemporary art at 59 Rivoli whose changing exterior is sure to pique your interest. The best part - it's completely free! 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre - Pont des Arts (Big Bus), Musée du Louvre (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 hour
Centre Pompidou terrace

Centre Pompidou terrace

Witness Paris's iconic cityscape and spot everything from the Eiffel Tower to the Sacré-Cœur from Centre Pompidou's terrace at no cost. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 30 minutes
Île de la Cité

Île de la Cité

Strolling around Île de la Cité to see Notre Dame's exterior and historic surroundings is an inexpensive way to experience Paris's medieval heart. You should also check out the Memorial of Deportation (free), the pretty Flower Market, and the budget-friendly restaurants here.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Champs Elysées

Champs Elysées

The upscale Champs Elysees is perfect for budget travelers to soak up Parisian elegance. Window-shop on your stroll of the avenue and find lots of public spaces for people-watching, cultural sites, and seasonal festivities like Christmas markets.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Champs-Elysées (Big Bus), Champs-Elysées - Lido (Tootbus), Place de la Concorde (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower

Paris in two days

We have packed some shopping, leisurely strolling, free museums, and nightlife experiences for your second day in Paris.

Le Marais

Le Marais

Le Marais has a rich history, free museums, vibrant street art, and affordable cafés, making it ideal for budget travelers. Explore free attractions like Place des Vosges Park, and Musée Carnavalet. Do check out Paris’ oldest food market at Marché des Enfants Rouges.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Luxembourg Gardens

Luxembourg Gardens

Relax in an elegant setting with the freely accessible Luxembourg Gardens boasting beautiful landscapes, free public art, and ponds.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

Explore the Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont and the shrine of St. Geneviève, the patron saint of Paris, for free. You can appreciate its Gothic architecture and visit the tombs of Blaise Pascal and Jean Racine.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 30 to 45 minutes
Pantheon
Latin Quarter

Latin Quarter

This university neighborhood with its medieval charm demands exploration and is a great place to spend your night. You can enjoy affordable nightlife with lively streets, historic taverns, and student-friendly prices.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre-Dame (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours

Paris in three days

A bit of green, culture, markets, and art await you on day three of Paris - all of which will not burn a hole in your pocket.

Trocadero Gardens

Trocadero Gardens

Start your day early and try to catch the sunrise over the Eiffel Tower from the Trocadero Gardens.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Tour Eiffel (Big Bus), Trocadéro (Tootbus), Tour Eiffel (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Enjoy free entry to Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, with an extensive collection of 20th and 21st-century art by Picasso, Delaunay, Braque, and others. 

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Tour Eiffel (Big Bus), Trocadéro (Tootbus), Tour Eiffel (Batobus) 
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Petit Palais

Petit Palais

Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition, the permanent collection of fine arts at Petit Palais is a free exhibition in a beautiful setting.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Musée d'Orsay (Big Bus), Concorde (Tootbus), Place de la Concorde (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Marché aux Puces de Paris Saint-Ouen

Marché aux Puces de Paris Saint-Ouen

One of the best flea markets in Paris, Marché aux Puces de Paris Saint-Ouen also has the distinction of being the world’s largest antique market. Hunt down unique finds from this maze of a market.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Printemps/Galerie Lafayette (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)
  • Average time to spend: 2 to 3 hours
Montmartre

Paris for foodies

The French take great pride in their food, as they should. From haute cuisine to lip-smacking cheese, chocolates and wine, Paris will blow your tastebuds with its flavorful food. Build up that appetite of yours for there's some much to try!

Paris in one day

Your first day in Paris will cover French classics, from artisanal pastries and traditional markets to elegant dining and scenic river views.

Boulangerie Mamiche

Boulangerie Mamiche

Start your morning like the French with pastries and croissants at this boulangerie a.k.a bakery known for its fresh, homey atmosphere and an array of delightful baked goods.

  • What to order: "Pain au chocolat," known for its rich chocolate filling & "brioche feuilletée," a buttery, flaky delight
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide / Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Opéra Garnier (Tootbus), Hôtel de Ville (Batobus)
Visit a food market

Visit a food market

A foodie will enjoy visiting the food markets as it is a deep dive into the culinary culture of Parisians and a visual treat.

  • Markets to visit: Marché d'Aligre & Marché des Enfants Rouges
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Marché d'Aligre: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Jardin des Plantes (Batobus); Marché des Enfants Rouges: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hôtel de Ville (Batobus);
Le Cadoret

Le Cadoret

Grab lunch at this bistro offering classic French cuisine that is both reasonably priced and exquisitely prepared, providing great value.

  • What to order: "Blanquette de veau" (veal stew) & desserts Île flottante or crème caramel
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre - Pont des Arts (Big Bus), Opera Garnier (Tootbus), Hôtel de Ville (Batobus)
Sign up for a cooking/baking class

Sign up for a cooking/baking class

Want to learn the trade secrets of fine French cuisine? Learn from the masters themselves by signing up for cooking and baking classes in Paris and head back home with a skill more up your sleeve. Macaroons, chocolates, croissants, and cheese-making classes will easily fit into your 24 hours in Paris.

Sip on hot chocolate

Sip on hot chocolate

Time for a cup of hot chocolate with a generous dollop of cream! While the experience of sipping hot chocolate and people-watching is delightful, this one’s for the ‘gram.

  • Best hot chocolate: Carette (pair it with "Mont-Blanc") & Angelina (order "L'Africain")
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Carette at Place des Vosges: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Hotel de Ville (Batobus); Angelina: Louvre-Pyramide / Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Musée du Louvre (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)
Dinner on the Seine

Paris in two days

If you have 2 whole days in Paris, you can spend one day attending a longer cooking class which includes visits to the market to source produce and lunch and wine afterward. You could also check out the seasonal food events that regularly happen in Paris. However, here are a few places you could check out on your second day.

Cafe de Flore

Cafe de Flore

Café de Flore is one of the oldest and the most famous cafés in Paris, once frequented by intellectuals like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir.

  • What to order: French breakfast with a café crème & a tartine, omelet or the famous "croque-monsieur"
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre-Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Batobus)
Take a food tour

Take a food tour

Led by expert guides, French food tours typically last about 3 hours and include visits to food joints and tasting sessions. It's a chance to enjoy an intimate gastronomical experience and soak up a lot of culinary know-how. Tours take place in various neighborhoods but we suggest Le Marais as it has many good eateries and easily fits in with the rest of the itinerary.

Aux Bons Crus

Aux Bons Crus

Enjoy typical French fare at reasonable prices in a cozy, unpretentious setting reminiscent of classic French bistros. The menu is seasonal and you can enjoy a hearty meal here, a haunt of Parisian regulars. 

  • What to order: Stuffed cabbage, entrecôte, & desserts like milles-feuilles and rum babas 
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Jardin des Plantes (Batobus)
Boulangerie du Sentier

Boulangerie du Sentier

After walking off your lunch with some sightseeing, visit Boulangerie du Sentier. Known for its high-quality pastries and baked goods, this bakery has gained a reputation for producing some of the best croissants in Paris.

  • What to order: Buttery, flaky croissants, pain au chocolat, & the almond croissant
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Opéra Garnier (Tootbus), Hôtel de Ville (Batobus)
Early June

Early June

The foodie in you will love the concept of Early June. Overlooking Canal St Martin, Early June has a rotating cast of chefs and the menu keeps changing, making it perfect for adventurous foodies who love to explore new flavors. Early June also has a large natural wine menu perfect to pair with your small plates.

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre - Pont des Arts (Big Bus), Printemps/Galerie Lafayette (Tootbus), Hotel De Ville (Batobus)

Paris in three days

If you have more than a few days in the French capital, take a day trip to the Loire Valley to stroll the pretty vineyards and savor fine French wines at its source.

Pierre Hermé

Pierre Hermé

Pierre Hermé, often called the "Picasso of Pastry," is renowned for his innovative pastries and has multiple outlets across Paris. Their macarons are one of the best in Paris. Get them packed and hit the Tuileries Garden for a morning picnic.

  • What to order: Ispahan, Macarons
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Concorde (Tootbus), Musée d'Orsay (Batobus)
Visit Rue Montorgueil

Visit Rue Montorgueil

Rue Montorgueil is a bustling street known for its vibrant food scene, featuring a variety of food shops, bakeries, and cafés. You could visit Stohrer, the oldest patisserie in Paris, famous for its "puits d'amour" and rum baba. If you are feeling adventurous, sample escargots (snails) or frog legs at the historic L'Escargot Montorgueil. However, save some space for lunch!

  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Musée du Louvre (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)
Le Grand Colbert

Le Grand Colbert

Le Grand Colbert is a traditional Parisian brasserie with charming, Art Nouveau interiors. You can find all French classic dishes here.

  • What to order: Veal, oysters, chateaubriand, French onion soup, beef tartare
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Musée du Louvre (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)
Visit a Fromagerie

Visit a Fromagerie

A Fromagerie is a cheese store. You could visit Fromagerie Laurent Dubois, a renowned cheesemonger, offering a curated selection of high-quality French cheeses. Engage in cheese tastings and learn about the origins and production of French cheeses.

  • What to try: Comté, Brie de Meaux, Roquefort
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Fromagerie Laurent Dubois in Saint-Germain: Notre Dame (Big Bus), Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin (Tootbus), Notre Dame (Batobus)
Girafe

Girafe

Spend the night gazing at the Eiffel Tower in an elegant Art Deco ambiance while savoring seafood at Girafe. Reserve well in advance to grab a seat at this much-in-demand restaurant.

  • What to order: Seafood platter, lobster thermidor, chocolate mousse
  • Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Tour Eiffel (Big Bus), Trocadéro (Tootbus), Tour Eiffel (Batobus)
Late night drinks

Late night drinks

Enjoy late-night drinks at Le Marta, inside the Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet's Paris, known for its chic ambiance and refined cocktails. You could also visit Experimental Cocktail Club, a hidden gem with a speakeasy vibe, offering creative and expertly crafted cocktails.

Nearest hop-on hop-off stop: Le Marta: Champs-Elysées (Big Bus), Champs-Elysées - Lido (Tootbus), Place de la Concorde (Batobus); Experimental Cocktail Club: Louvre-Pyramide/Big Bus Information Centre (Big Bus), Musée du Louvre (Tootbus), Louvre (Batobus)




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Big Bus: Paris Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Pantheon Entry Tickets
Free cancellation
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Mobile ticket
Flexible duration
Audio guide
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