Explore Paris with 1 or 2 days pass on an open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour for panoramic views of sights throughout Paris. Discover the Conciergerie that became one of the principal places of detention during the French Revolution and 1113 stained glass windows with Sainte Chapelle visit. Finally, conclude your tour with a relaxing River Cruise.
Discover Paris at your own tempo and in keeping with your very own schedule, and spot the sights you need to see with a 1-day or 2-days Big Bus Paris passes to the open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing Big Bus Paris. You can purchase a 1-day or 2-day Big Bus Paris ticket to suit your schedule. Explore Paris from an open-top hop-on hop-off sightseeing Big Bus and see bird's eye perspectives of the cobbled streets from the top deck. Travel down grand boulevards, and alongside the banks of the River Seine, leaping off at 10 strategic stops to explore more. Hop off to visit iconic monuments which include the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. The audio guide on board is available in 11 languages, providing you with the story of the attractions, from Napoleon’s triumphal Arc de Triomphe at the cease of the Champs-Elysées, to the astonishing Opera Garnier, wherein a super décor of marble awaits.
Watch the famous boutiques from the top of the bus on Champs-Elysées, or hop off to wander the cobbled streets of the Marais, ascend the Eiffel Tower, or stroll amongst artists in Montmartre. Get up-close to the gargoyles of Notre Dame, or discover the present-day artwork of the Centre Pompidou with Big Bus Paris.
A complete loop takes around 2.5 hours (without getting off) or you could hop off at any of those 10 stops:
• Eiffel Tower, Quai Branly (Pont d’Iéna)
• Champ de Mars, Avenue Joseph Bouvard
• Opéra Garnier, 15 Rue Scribe
• Louvre-Pyramid, Big Bus Information Center, 11 Avenue de l’Opéra
• Louvre-Pont des Arts (close to Pont des Arts)
• Notre-Dame, Quai de Montebello (across Notre-Dame)
• Musée d'Orsay (across the Orsay Museum)
• Champs-Elysées, 156 Avenue des Champs-Elysées
• Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill
• Trocadéro, Avenue Paul Doumer
Conciergerie is not just any vintage building – one of the oldest in Paris. It stands in the identical spot that the Romans who conquered the city from the Celts within the first century BC erected their first fortress. The palace constructed upon the foundations of that old fort became in the end used as a royal house by the kings of France for some 1300 years until kings in the 14th century commenced to move their operations to cleaner, and greater easily defended areas outside the metropolis center. But for those 1300 years, the Palais de la Cite (of which the Conciergerie changed into one part) changed into the home of French kings and the epicenter of diverse political tasks that became an old Roman outpost into the largest and most impressive town in all of Europe. Conciergerie is today the constructing is a patchwork of different architectural styles that were introduced and expanded via unique kings, including brilliant halls, prison cells, administrative offices, or even a torture chamber. Their additions created jaw-dropping rooms just like the Guards Room and Hall of the Soldiers, which you can still see if you go on a Conciergerie tour. Needless to say, the building has come a long way from the original wood castle that the Romans erected there.
During your visit to the Conciergerie, discover the historic courtroom of the French Revolution. In this picturesque site, appreciate the cells of the criminals and the tombs of the heroes of the French Revolution. Get information about the transformation of the Conciergerie in its history, from the royal palace to the justice of the French monarch and the revolutionary court docket. See the cellular where Marie Antoinette became imprisoned, among other famous prisoners at this period. During your visit to the Conciergerie, discover the historic courtroom of the French Revolution. In this picturesque site, appreciate the cells of the criminals and the tombs of the heroes of the French Revolution. Get information about the transformation of the Conciergerie in its history, from the royal palace to the justice of the French monarch and the revolutionary court docket. See the cellular where Marie Antoinette became imprisoned, among other famous prisoners at this period.
After the visit of Conciergerie, go to the
Sainte-Chapelle from the 13t century, a recently restored French
Gothic chapel. Your Sainte-Chapelle ticket also offers you directly
get right of entry to this monument, which incorporates 1,113 scenes from the Old and New Testaments.
A gem of Gothic style. Built in seven years, an impressive feat, the Sainte Chapelle was intended to house precious Christian relics, including Christ's crown of thorns, acquired by Saint Louis.
Religious and political influence. Having these sacred relics in his possession made the already powerful monarch head of western Christianity.
Stunning stained glass. Arranged across 15 windows, each 15 meters high, the stained glass panes depict 1,113 scenes from the Old and New Testaments recounting the history of the world until the arrival of the relics in Paris.
the Sainte-Chapelle, one of the most exquisite examples of Gothic
architecture within the world. Admire the antique stained glass
windows, with its astounding intensity of colors and delightful
Finally, take a 1-hour Seine River cruise tour with modern, panoramic boats with exterior viewing platforms. Discover Paris in a different way on this Seine River Cruise tour. Once onboard, you’ll enjoy a 1-hour cruise down the Seine River admiring the UNESCO-indexed riverbanks and Parisian landmarks consisting of the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, the Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, Notre-Dame de Paris, and a number of monumental bridges. See houseboats and floating eating place as you float along under the bridges throughout the Seine River, adding to the charming ecosystem of this very unique city.
Onboard you will get an audio guide of your chosen language on the spot with the intention to help you learn more about the significant history attached to each monument.