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Palais de Chaillot: Our most recommended tours and activities

Paris: Tootbus Hop-on Hop-off Discovery Bus Tour

1. Paris: Tootbus Hop-on Hop-off Discovery Bus Tour

Explore the best of Paris on a discovery bus tour with an audio guide. From the comfort of an eco-friendly bus, see sights like the Opera, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Grand Palais, and more. Jump on board a hop-on hop-off bus to get an overview of Paris. Learn about the city through the audio guide commentary specially designed for the route. Pick the sights you want to explore in more detail, and hop off at the closest location to visit the attractions (at your own expense). See the top art masterpieces and paintings at the Louvre Museum, stop at Notre Dame and take a moment to admire its architecture from the left bank of the Seine, shop in the Champs-Elysées, or climb the top of the Arc de Triomphe or the Eiffel Tower for the best views of the city. Don't miss the opportunity to walk around the most charming neighborhoods in Paris such as the bohemian Montmartre, the buzzing Latin Quarter, the trendy Marais, or the peaceful Ile de Saint Louis. If you are traveling with children, the child-friendly channel available in French and English will keep them entertained. The kids' audio guide is designed to capture their attention all throughout the journey.  Upon first validation, your ticket is valid 24 or 48 hours, according to the option booked. You can hop on or hop off an unlimited number of times within the validity period. The route stops are as follows: 1. HAUSSMANN – GRANDS MAGASINS – 11, Rue Auber 75009 Paris 2. OPERA GARNIER – 49, Avenue de l’Opéra 75002 Paris 3. MUSEE DU LOUVRE – Place du Carrousel 75002 Paris 4. NOTRE-DAME – 4, Rue du Petit Pont 75005 Paris 5. MUSEE D’ORSAY – 8, Quai Anatole-France 75007 Paris 6. CONCORDE – 12, Place de la Concorde 75008 Paris 7. CHAMPS-ELYSEES – GEORVE V -116, Avenue des Champs-Elysées 75008 Paris 8. TROCADERO – 50, Avenue du Président Wilson 75016 Paris 9. TOUR EIFFEL – 69, Quai Branly 75007 Paris 10. PONT ALEXANDRE III – INVALIDES – 41, Quai d’Orsay 75007 Paris

Paris: The Paris Pass® with access to 80+ Paris Attractions

2. Paris: The Paris Pass® with access to 80+ Paris Attractions

Unlock Paris with an all-inclusive sightseeing package. The pass offers great value and convenience with admission to more than 80 top Paris attractions, a 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, a Paris Museum Pass, and a digital guide to help you plan your stay and make reservations in advance, where needed. Get access to top attractions like: Eiffel Tower guided tour (2nd floor) (R) Parc Asterix theme park ticket Musée du Louvre (R) Musée d'Orsay (R) Centre Pompidou, National Museum of Modern Art Espace Dali Big Bus – 1-day Hop-on Hop-off tour Bateaux Parisiens river cruise Wine tasting - Les Caves du Louvre (R) Tour Montparnasse Arc du Triomphe Picasso Museum Musée Grevin wax museum Châteaux de Versailles (R) Flyview Package Paris Liberty Aquarium de Paris (R) Tours: Paris’ Hidden Gems in Le Marais walking tour (R) Walking tour along the Seine (R) Walking tour in the Parisian Covered Passages (R) Scandals & Love Affairs at Pere Lachaise walking tour (R) Stade de France tour Guided Heritage Tour of Galeries Lafayette (R) Montmartre & Sacré Coeur walking tour (R) Experiences: Ballon de Paris Generali Petit Train de Montmartre Rex Studio Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat - Choco- Story Musée des Égouts de Paris Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - La Villette BAPBAP brewery taproom experience beer tasting and gifts Perfume mini-workshop by Fragonard (R) Champagne Gourmand in Montmatre French Apéro in Saint-Germain des Prés Parisian Breakfast at Café Louise Historic buildings: Panthéon Conciergerie (R) Chapelle expiatoire Château de Rambouillet Château de Vincennes Chateaux de Champs-sur-Marne Château de Pierrefonds Maison d'Auguste Rodin à Meudon Basilique cathedrale de Saint-Denis Abbaye Royale de Chaalis- Musée Jacquemart André Sainte Chapelle (R) Château de Maisons-Laffitte Château de Fontainebleau Museums: Musée Rodin Musée National de l'Orangerie (R) Musée national des Arts asiatiques Musée de l'Armée, Tombeau de Napoléon 1er Musée Condé - Château de Chantilly Musée et domaine nationaux du Château de Compiègne Musée national des Châteaux de Malmaison et Bois Préau (R) La Cinémathèque française - Musée du Cinéma (R) Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine - Musée des Monuments françois (R) Musée de la Musique - La Villette (R) Musee de l'Ordre de la Liberation Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace Musée d'Archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain-en-Laye Musée de l'Institut du Monde arabe Musée des Arts décoratifs Musée des Arts et Métiers Musée des Plans-reliefs Musee du quai Branly Musée Gustave Moreau Musée national de Céramique de Sèvres Musée national de la Renaissance - Château d'Ecouen (R) reservations required Keep your Paris Pass on your mobile device by downloading it with the digital guide. Have it handy with you in your pocket. The Paris Museum Pass is a physical pass and, as such, must be collected from a redemption location in Paris. Full instructions are included in the digital guide.

Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

3. Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

Discover the highlights of Paris like a local on an electric bike tour. Peddle through the charming streets easily with the help of a motor. Have the use of a raincoat, so you can enjoy the city in any weather. Take a family-friendly route that is mostly on bike paths and sidewalks. Meet your guide and get fitted with your helmet and bike. Test drive your bike to ensure that you are comfortable handling an electric bike. Set off on an adventure as you ride to the iconic Louvre Palace. Wave to the Mona Lisa as you pass the Louvre Muséum and the Carrousel shopping center. Enjoy the greenery in the Tuileries Gardens and watch the ships pass by the docks. Admire the oldest bridge in the city at Pont Neuf. Travel to Cité Island to view the stunning Cité Palace. View the Gothic architecture of Saint Chapelle and the rose window of the Notre dame Cathédral. Venture to the Institute of France and see the love locks on the Arts Bridge. Go by the Orsay Muséum which was once a train station before passing the Orsay Docks. Get up close to the Eiffel Tower and marvel at the view of it from across the Trocadero Gardens. Feel the immensity of the Chaillot Palace as you see both wings. Get a taste of modern art as you pass by Tokyo Palace. Be tickled by the contrast between the Great and small palace. Experience the connection between the US and France at the Liberty Flame in Lady Diana square. Ride by the arched Alexandre III bridge and appreciate the use of space in the Vendôme and Concorde square. Finish your tour where you began.

Paris: Monuments Tour in a Motorcycle Sidecar

4. Paris: Monuments Tour in a Motorcycle Sidecar

Starting from the iconic Pont Bir-Hakeim, you will cross over to the right bank and stop between the wings of the Palais de Chaillot at the Place du Trocadero. Although a magnificent view right across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower, this stop is an intro to Paris and its love affair with Universal Exhibitions, and the Tower will be saved for the end. Then you'll be zooming down Baron Haussmann's boulevards before regaling in some stories from the Napoleonic dynasty at the majestic Arc de Triomphe and the Opéra Garnier. The furthest point of the tour is the Louvre for some photos before beginning the return via the Champs Elysées, Pont Alexandre III and finally stopping at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. You'll be finishing the full loop back at the Pont Bir Hakeim, and walk away with new memories, and enough recommendations from your guide to go create more fun experiences!

Paris: Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Night Tour by E-Bike

5. Paris: Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Night Tour by E-Bike

Discover the highlights of Paris by night on an electric bike tour. Peddle through the charming streets easily with the help of a motor. Enjoy the city in any weather, like a local. Take a family-friendly route that is mostly on bike paths and sidewalks. Meet your guide and get fitted with your helmet and bike. Test drive your bike to ensure that you are comfortable handling an electric bike. Set off on an adventure as you ride to the iconic Louvre Palace. Wave to the Mona Lisa as you pass the Louvre Muséum and the Carrousel shopping center. Enjoy the greenery in the Tuileries Gardens and watch the ships pass by the docks. Admire the oldest bridge in the city at Pont Neuf. Travel to Cité Island to view the stunning Cité Palace. View the Gothic architecture of Saint Chapelle and the rose window of the Notre dame Cathédral. Venture to the Institute of France and see the love locks on the Arts Bridge. Go by the Orsay Muséum which was once a train station before passing the Orsay Docks. Get up close to the Eiffel Tower and marvel at the view of it from across the Trocadero Gardens. Feel the immensity of the Chaillot Palace as you see both wings. Get a taste of modern art as you pass by Tokyo Palace. Be tickled by the contrast between the Great and small palace. Experience the connection between the US and France at the Liberty Flame in Lady Diana square. Ride by the arched Alexandre III bridge and appreciate the use of space in the Vendôme and Concorde square. Finish your tour where you began.

Paris: Audio Guided Walking Tour Around the Eiffel Tower

6. Paris: Audio Guided Walking Tour Around the Eiffel Tower

Learn all about the Eiffel Tower and the history of the area on an hour-long self-guided tour with an audio guide. Listen and discover as an easy-to-use app on your smartphone regales you with entertaining commentary from a professional guide and actors. Stories automatically trigger as you walk past important historical sites. You can begin this innovative guided tour whenever you want, alone or with friends. Begin your tour at Place du Trocadéro in the heart of the Palais de Chaillot. From there take a short stroll in the gardens of the Trocadéro and learn why building the Eiffel Tower was considered to be such a great architectural feat. Cross Jena bridge over the Seine, then continue on to the gardens of the Eiffel Tower. Stop along the way for snacks or coffee, never getting lost thanks to the clear audio directions and map. If you do take a wrong turn, the integrated geo-localization feature will get you back on track in no time. Customize your itinerary as you wish, relax and enjoy a fun and entertaining tour of the Eiffel Tower at your own pace.

From Disneyland: Paris, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Tour and Cruise

7. From Disneyland: Paris, Eiffel Tower, Louvre Tour and Cruise

This full-day tour will allow you to discover Paris’ most cherished landmarks, including the Louvre, the Champs Elysees, the Opera Garnier, the Pont de l'Alma, the Concorde, and many more.  You’ll start the tour by departing from Disneyland on a coach, embarking on the perfect day in the French capital. After your drive, you’ll then board a riverboat and admire more must-see attractions while cruising along the River Seine. You’ll see La Conciergerie, l’Ile de la Cité, and the Grand Palais. Finally, you’ll travel up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower to enjoy breathtaking views of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, rounding off the ultimate Paris experience adequately before being dropped off back at your pickup point.

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What people are saying about Palais de Chaillot

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 2,510 reviews

We picked up the pass at the meeting point office providing our reservation from Get Your Guide app. We headed straight to the bus and did the full tour first, later we used the hop off/hop on to visit some of the attractions. On the second day we used the museum pass for other attractions. It was good value for money. For the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Versailles we got skip the like tours and I am glad we did as we tried to use this pass for Arc du Triumph and the line was huge. It looked like it moved pretty fast but we just didn’t have the time so I recommend getting skip the line tours for these 4 major attractions.

The pass is very valuable and gives a lot of possibilities and flexibility. Minus: clear guidelines regarding the reservation for a specific time slot for activities for which this is not possible via the pass (but can be done via the website of the activity itself). It turned out that it was not necessary to reserve a time slot for these activities and offering the Paris / museum pass was sufficient. So there was certainly the convenience on site, but I found this more unclear via the website.

Bought a 2 day pass but I used it only for a day. It was still worth it. I ended up enjoy more walking once I knew where what is. Overall I had a great time, and the ride was worth it.

Although the signage is not that great, it is an excellent alternative to touring Paris if you do not have a lot of time and budget.

A really effective transport to get to know the city