Explore the highlights of Paris on this full-day guided tour which includes a walking tour of the Ile de la Cité and visits the Place Dauphine, Notre Dame, and the Palace of Justice. After lunch at a French bistro, marvel at the city views fro the top floor of Montparnasse Tower before boarding a sightseeing bus to finish the tour as you wish. This is a small-group tour to ensure a personalized experience.
Meet your multilingual guide at 9:30am in central Paris and receive your tickets for the day's activities. After taking some time to explain the program, your guide will lead you on a walking tour around the Ile de la Cité, one of two remaining natural islands in the Seine. See the Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris which was inaugurated by King Henry VI in 1607 and rebuilt in 1808 after being destroyed by fire.Next, stroll to Place Dauphine, a public square which connects the left and right banks of the Seine. You will also visit the Louvre or Orsay Museum, the cathedral of Notre Dame, and the Palace of Justice (Palais de Justice), the former royal palace and and prison where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned before being executed on the guillotine. At 1pm the tour will break for a leisurely 3-course lunch at the French Bistro Flagrant Délice in the famous Latin quarter. After two hours of dining and relaxing, you will take an elevator to the 56th floor of Montparnasse Tower, to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views across Paris.Finally, from 5pm until 6:30pm you can board a sightseeing bus with your hop-on, hop-off ticket and stop at as many other sights as you wish in your own time.