No one could imagine Paris today without its signature spire. But Gustave Eiffel only constructed this graceful tower – the world’s...
Fat Tire Bike Tours
Daytime bike tours of the city (€28; four hours) start at 11am daily from mid-February to early January, with an additional departure at...
On the eastern side of the Jardins du Trocadéro is Paris’ largest aquarium. It’s not the best you’ll ever see, but it is a decent...
Marionnettes du Champ de Mars
For time-honoured French entertainment, take the kids to see one of the puppet shows held in a Napoleon III-style puppet theatre on the...
58 Tour Eiffel
If you’re intrigued by the idea of a meal in the Tower, the 58 Tour Eiffel is a pretty good choice. It may not be the caviar and black...
Lonely Planet review
This vast operation runs 1½-hour river circuits with recorded commentary in 13 languages (every 30 minutes 10am to 10.30pm April to September, hourly 10am to 10pm October to March), and a host of themed lunch/dinner cruises. It has two locations: one by Eiffel Tower, the other south of Notre Dame.