Paris Illuminations Night Tour

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There's nothing quite like Paris at night! On this illuminations tour, you'll watch Paris transform into the City of Lights as you ride past the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Champs-Elysées, l’Arc de Triomphe, Hôtel de Ville, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, Place Vendôme, Opéra and more. Learn about Paris' rich history along the way. Choose a standard coach tour or small-group minivan tour for a more personalized experience.

Watch Paris sparkle as the sun sets and day turns to night on this 1.5-hour illuminations tour. Learn about the sights as you cruise down Paris’ tree-lined boulevards past animated cafes, historic attractions and illuminated monuments and squares.

Ride through Place Vendôme and Opéra and down Rue de Rivoli to the Louvre. View Hôtel de Ville, Place de la Concorde, Notre Dame and the Grand Palais and Petit Palais, and cross Pont Neuf to St-Germain-des-Près.

Travel down the Champs-Elysées to l’Arc de Triomphe, and loop back to Trocadéro for a stunning view of the glittering Eiffel Tower. Then pass Les Invalides, Madeleine Church and Place Pigalle on your way to your original departure point.

If you choose the standard tour, you’ll be picked up at a central meeting point and travel through Paris by 50-passenger coach, with individual audio headsets available for commentary. If you choose the small-group tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel and travel through Paris by 8-passenger minivan, with live commentary from an expert guide for a more intimate experience.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan (depending on option selected)
  • Audio headsets (for standard tour)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks