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Top 10 Things to Do in Paris
Paris is a traveler's dream destination filled with some of the most recognizable attractions and timeless sights that are unmatched anywhere in the world. The City of Light brims with experiences that can easily overwhelm when planning a Paris itinerary. Let us help narrow down your list to the top things to do in Paris that covers the top places to visit, must-do activities and how best to experience the Parisian atmosphere.
Scroll down to find the top Paris attractions, best museums, important landmarks and unique things to do for your French sojourn.

1. Enjoy a Seine River dinner cruise for a remarkable perspective of Paris from the water.
2. A no-brainer, but no less essential: head up to the second floor or the summit of the ever-iconic Eiffel Tower.
3. Dine with an unbeatable view of Paris whether it's from the rooftop of Les Ombres or a glass-roofed gourmet double-decker bus.
4. Seek the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, the Raft of the Medusa and over 35,000 art masterpieces at the Louvre Museum and skip the line.
5. Take the gargoyle's point of view when you visit the Notre Dame Cathedral bell towers and admire the lofty church interiors.
6. Liven up your evenings by catching a Parisian cabaret show from the world-famous Moulin Rouge to the glamorous Lido de Paris.
7. Eat and drink merrily with a Paris food and wine tasting tour and seek the best champagne on a day trip to Reims.
8. Go further than the Louvre and get inspired by works of art at the Musee d'Orsay, the Palais Garnier opera house and more.
9. Step out of Paris to see the Versailles Palace, Mont Saint-Michel, the Loire Valley castles, Giverny and Monet's House.
10. Experience the bohemian vibe of Montmartre and view Paris from the top of Sacré-Cœur Basilica.

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  1. Paris Seine River 'La Marina' Dinner Cruise
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    Delight in an early evening dinner of French cuisine as you cruise down River Seine. Spot famous Parisian sights such as Notre-Dame, the Louvre and Eiffel Tower illuminated under the night sky!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD70.06

    Daily
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Bateaux Mouches Paris Seine River Dinner Cruise
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    Savor delightful French cuisine as you sail through the River Seine aboard the famous glass boats. Catch remarkable views of the top Parisian landmarks from a unique viewpoint on this dinner cruise!
    Meal Provided

    From USD87.58

    Daily
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Pre-book your reserved time entry ticket to the iconic Eiffel Tower and skip the long lines! See the panorama of Paris from the top and enjoy a relaxing sightseeing cruise along the Seine River.
    English Available

    From USD63.06

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  4. With audio commentary in several languages, travel around Paris' most famous tourist spots! After a cruise along the Seine, climb to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower for a spectacular view of Paris!
    English Available

    USD93.42

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Fill your night with the flavors and glitters of Paris by having dinner near the Eiffel Tower and going on a Seine river cruise. The perfect match for a delightful evening in the city of lights!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD207.85

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Discover this new concept in Paris! See the city's most famed landmarks aboard the BUSTRONOME, a luxury double-decker bus with a glass rooftop. All while enjoying a gourmet lunch or dinner featuring delectable French dishes.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD75.90

    Daily
    2 - 3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. Skip the Line Louvre Museum Guided Tour
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    Save time with your direct access to the Louvre Museum. Get the most out of your visit as your guide expertly navigates you to see the museum's most treasured collections including the Mona Lisa!
    English Available

    From USD68.89

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Skip the crowds at the Louvre with this special evening tour to admire and appreciate art in a more private atmosphere. End your night with a flight of three French wines, cheeses and local specialties at the beautiful Les Caves du Louvre wine bar!
    English Available

    From USD109.30

    10%
    OFF
    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  9. Enjoy a walking tour around the beautiful Ile de la Cite in the heart of Paris. Skip the lines to the Notre Dame with a priority ticket and go to the top of the Towers to admire the panorama of Paris!
    English Available

    From USD48.34

    10%
    OFF
    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, evening)
  10. Spend your day exploring two of the major institutions of Paris, the Cathedral of Notre Dame and the Louvre Museum. Enjoy a guided tour of these attractions and unravel their histories and mysteries. Book them together in this combo package and save!
    English Available

    USD112.10

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Have a delightful time at the Moulin Rouge! Enjoy a half a bottle of champagne as you witness a fantastic performance of one of the most popular shows in Paris.

    From USD113.27

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening, night)
  12. Fall under the spell of the Paris Merveilles revue at the Lido! Experience the glamour of the cabaret show, featuring the elegant Bluebell Girls dancers and artists who will bring Paris to the stage!

    From USD99.25

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening, night)
  13. Learn about premium French Wines of the best vintage on a Wine Tasting Experience in a Parisian Wine Cellar! Enjoy 6 wines, including 1 Champagne, some nibbles and led by a professional Sommelier!

    USD173.99

    Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  14. Journey to Reims, the world-renowned champagne-producing city in France. Sample some of the most exquisite champagne in the world at Mumm and Mercier Cellars. Then visit the majestic Reims Cathedral!
    English Available

    USD173.99

    Mon, Fri
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Visit Musée d’Orsay, the world’s largest collection of Impressionist art. See the works of artists like Van Gogh, Cezanne, Degas and Monet, housed in a magnificent 19th-century former railway station.
    English Available

    USD63.06

    Tue, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Marvel at the sublime architecture of the Palais Garnier, one of France's most famous and celebrated attractions. Explore the interior of the opera house that inspired The Phantom of the Opera.
    English Available
    Accessible

    USD19.85

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  17. Journey to the majestic Palace of Versailles and navigate through the its luxurious interior with a knowledgeable guide. Then spend some leisure time around the estate's vast gardens!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD96.92

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Explore the architectural masterwork of Mont Saint-Michel on this excursion from Paris. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site at your leisure. Then visit the fascinating Benedictine Abbey.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD157.64

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    14.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Take a ride up to Montmartre by bus or funicular and go on a guided stroll around this artistic district. Then gain direct access to the Louvre Museum and see the Mona Lisa and the Venus of Milo.
    English Available

    USD92.25

    Wed, Fri
    5 hour(s) (afternoon)

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