Take advantage of this one-day pass to discover Paris on a hop-on hop-off bus. Aboard a Big Bus sightseeing coach, you will explore the city while listening to the history of its iconic sites. This combo city tour also includes a dinner on the Seine aboard a La Marina boat, a perfect start to your evening.
The two routes offered by Big Bus will provide a complete overview of Paris. The itinerary of one of the routes is focused on the most famous neighborhoods of the historical city center. You will be treated to a unique view of Paris landmarks while listening to a pre-recorded commentary in the language of your choice on personal headphones. Hop on and off easily at the places that interest you the most at any of the 10 stops on the route. You can choose to visit the beautiful Opéra Garnier, architectural splendor of the 19th century, or to shop in the famous Galeries Lafayette or even discover the magnificent church of La Madeleine, commissioned by Napoleon I to glorify his Great Army.
Red Route Information
Buses run every 5 minutes in the summer / every 15 minutes in the winter.
First departure: 9:15 a.m. from the Big Bus Agency at 11 avenue de l'Opéra (stop no. 4)
Last departure: 4:30 p.m. from the Louvre-Pont des Arts (stop no. 5)
End of service: 6:30 p.m. at 11 avenue de l'Opéra (stop no. 4)
Length of the full tour: 2 hours 20 minutes
You can also decide to tour the northern part of Paris by taking the "blue" route. This will allow you to experience the characteristic neighborhood of Montmartre. Stroll along the picturesque streets of Montmartre, visit the majestic Sacré-Coeur Basilica, pass in front of the Moulin Rouge known as the oldest cabaret in Paris, or explore the fascinating Pigalle district. One of the stops which is located near the Gare du Nord will allow you to stroll through the surrounding area.
Blue route information
Buses run every 30 minutes.
First departure: 9:30 a.m. from the Gare du Nord (stop no. 11)
Last departure: 5:30 p.m. from the Louvre-Pyramide (stop no. 4)
End of service: 7:05 p.m. at the Gare du Nord (stop no. 11)
Length of the full tour: 1 hour 10 minutes
After having explored the city at your own pace, you'll certainly appreciate a fine gourmet dinner prepared by the chefs of La Marina. Go directly to Port Solférino, near the Musée d'Orsay, to board a charming boat-restaurant. Gliding along the water, you'll recognize the great landmarks bordering the Seine and experience the amazing views that unfold before your eyes. You'll enjoy a dinner that will offer you a chance to discover France's culinary richness.
Choice of starters :
Provencal tart with fresh tomatoes, peppers and pine nuts
Scallop flavoured with lime leaf, diced potatoes with seaweed preserve
Cucumber and artichoke tartare, diced smoked salmon and lumpfish roe
Pan-seared aubergines, shrimps with lemongrass, yellow pepper coulis
*Three-greens gazpacho, crushed fresh tomatoes with Espelette pepper
Choice of main course :
Haddock loin with shellfish juice, roast artichokes and carrots
Braised chicken leg, Mediterranean flavoured vegetables, celery chips with parmesan
Piece of beef, new potatoes, caramelised peppers and onions, green pepper sauce (+7€)
*Medley of seasonal vegetables, crunchy celery with tarragon vinegar
Cheese platter (+6€)
Choice of desserts
Cream pastry with apricot medaillon
Intense chocolate ingot
Mixed fresh seasonal fruit
*Chocolate dome, ring of strawberries and raspberries, fruit coulis
One glass of wine (16 cl) at choice
A glass of soft (water or cola cola ou fruit juice)
Children’s Menu :
Shredded turkey, cherry tomatoes and mozzarella ballsDrink: orange juice, Coca Cola or water
Choice of main course from the menu
Sparkling chocolate ingot
Orange juice, Coca-Cola or water
*Lactose and gluten free vegetarian menu
* Example of menu, subject to modification
After enjoying a delightful cruise along the Seine while savoring a delicious dinner, you'll return to the Solférino port to end your evening in Paris.
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Use of e-ticket:
Once you have booked, you'll receive an e-ticket by email which you can then print out or present directly on your smartphone. The e-ticket can be redeemed directly on the bus. The day on which it is redeemed counts as the day of use (or the first day of use) of the pass.
Marina voucher information :
You will receive confirmation of your tour reservation by email, along with a voucher. Print the voucher and present it when you board the La Marina, Port de Solférino.
Organized by PARISCityVISION
Code : BBDC18
2 calendar days prior service: 50% of tour price (Central European Time) 1 calendar days prior service: 100% of tour price (Central European Time)