Best of Paris Tour Including Versailles and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower

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Best of Paris Tour Including Versailles and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower information and booking

from
$323
Duration
10 hours
Departs from
Central Paris, near Ecole Militaire
Returns to
Port de la Bourdonnais, near the Eiffel Tower
Time of departure
9:30am
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Tour description provided by Viator

See the best of Paris and Versailles on this action-packed full-day tour with an expert guide! See top Paris attractions on a city sightseeing tour like Notre Dame Cathedral, and then head to the Eiffel Tower for lunch. Skip the entrance lines with your priority-access ticket and dine at 58 Tour Eiffel, a first-level restaurant that combines contemporary cuisine with the best views in town. In the afternoon, check out the UNESCO-listed Palace of Versailles, and then finish your day with a sunset Seine River dinner cruise.

Numbers are limited to 18 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll see the best of Paris with personalized attention from your guide.

Meet your guide in the morning, and then set off on a sightseeing tour of central Paris. As you travel by luxury minibus, see top Paris attractions on a whistle-stop route around the city.

Hear entertaining anecdotes and fun Paris facts as you cruise down the Champs-Élysées, passing Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Gaze in admiration at the Eiffel Tower, and then travel past the Trocadéro area with its highbrow museums and beautiful Neoclassical buildings. Travel past impressive museums, like Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre, and if time permits have a quick look inside Notre Dame Cathedral to admire its Gothic architecture and 13th-century rose window.

After your sightseeing tour, head to the Eiffel Tower for lunch. With your skip-the-line ticket, walk straight past the long lines and up the elevator to Level 1 – home to 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant. Enjoy a lunch featuring contemporary French cuisine while enjoying the best views in town!

At the end of your lunch, meet your guide at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and travel by minibus to the nearby town of Versailles, famous for its UNESCO-listed Palace of Versailles. Explore the stunning building on an audio-guided tour, visiting the Great Apartments to see highlights like the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen’s Bedroom and the Gallery of Battles. Learn about one of the palace’s most famous ex-resident – Louis XIV – and then spend time at leisure exploring Versailles Gardens.

Return to Paris in the early evening, and finish your day with a 1.5-hour dinner cruise along the River Seine. While relaxing over a 3-course dinner, see all the sites that line the Seine’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed riverbanks as the sun goes down. Your tour finishes near the Eiffel Tower.

What's included

  • Sightseeing tour
  • Skip-the-line eiffel tower ticket to level 1
  • Lunch with a choice of soft drink or glass of wine and coffee at 58 tour eiffel
  • Palace of versailles audio tour
  • Early evening dinner cruise
  • Water, a quarter bottle of wine and 1 coffee with dinner
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off