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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 at Le Bistro Parisien, the Bustronome gourmet bus or a Seine dinner or lunch cruise.
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. Notre Dame Cathedral is closed for repairs but you can still glimpse upon the church when you visit Ile de la Cite, a natural island on the Seine.
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. Delight in a classic Paris dinner cruise along the River Seine on La Marina. Board from the foot of the Musée d'Orsay or depart from Central Paris. Sail by famous Parisian sights such as the Louvre and Eiffel Tower, illuminated under the night sky!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD68.34

    Daily
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Savor delightful French cuisine on a Paris dinner cruise along the Seine River aboard the Bateaux Mouches. Catch remarkable views of top Paris landmarks from the famous glass boat as you listen to live music to complete the romantic Parisian evening!
    Meal Provided

    From USD79.65

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Have an unforgettable time in Paris as you experience the Eiffel Tower and Seine River cruise! Bypass queues to the tower's 2nd floor and enjoy a Bateaux Parisiens river cruise. Add summit access to your Eiffel Tower tickets for the city's best view.
    English Available

    From USD66.10

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  4. Get to know Paris from different perspectives. See the major sights of the city on an audio-guided luxury coach tour, cruise along the River Seine then skip the line to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower for a spectacular view of Paris!
    English Available

    USD92.99

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Enjoy lunch or dinner at Le Bistro Parisien and experience Paris' contemporary vibe! Savor French gourmet cuisine made from the freshest ingredients, all set amidst exquisite wall-to-ceiling views of the Eiffel Tower and River Seine.
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    From USD39.77

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (afternoon, evening, night)
  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 gourmet meals featuring delectable French dishes.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.82

    Daily
    2 - 3.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. Save time with your direct access to the Paris Louvre Museum. Get the most out of your visit as your guide expertly navigates you to see the museum's most treasured collections like the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo! Get to explore more after the tour.
    English Available

    From USD66.10

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Skip the crowds at the Louvre with this special evening tour to admire and appreciate art in a 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

    USD116.51

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  9. Explore the oldest quarters of Paris, the Marais District and Latin Quarter. Head to Ile de la Cite, where the city was founded to learn about its rich history, spanning all the way from the Roman era.
    English Available

    USD66.10

    Mon, Sat
    4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Spend your day exploring three of Paris' gems: the Louvre, Ile de la Cite and Sainte Chapelle. Enjoy a guided tour of these attractions and unravel their histories and mysteries. Book them together in this combo package and save!
    English Available

    USD105.31

    Mon, Fri, Sat
    7.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Have a delightful time at the Moulin Rouge! Enjoy half a bottle of champagne as you witness a fantastic performance of one of the most popular shows in Paris. Opt for the afternoon package and have lunch specially prepared by Chef David le Quellec.

    From USD108.67

    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 USD95.23

    Daily
    1.5 - 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!

    USD166.93

    Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  14. Journey to Reims, the renowned champagne-producing city. Indulge in some of the most exquisite champagne in the world at Mumm and Nicolas Feuillatte Cellars. Visit the majestic Reims Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site!
    English Available

    USD166.93

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Visit Musee d’Orsay, which has 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

    From USD43.69

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Paris Opera Garnier Guided Day Tour
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    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

    USD19.05

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  17. Take a regular group tour from Paris to Versailles or a small group tour with hotel pick up included and visit the Palace's luxurious interior with a knowledgeable guide. Then spend some leisure time in the Versailles vast Gardens!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD92.99

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Go on a memorable excursion from Paris to Mont St Michel. Travel to Normandy, France to see this UNESCO World Heritage site with a visit to the Mont Saint-Michel Abbey and the surrounding medieval village. Explore on your own or join a guided tour.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD155.72

    Daily
    14.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Embark on a tour of Giverny and Versailles in one day from Paris. Explore two of France's most beautiful sights beginning with the Giverny Gardens and Claude Monet's house. Skip the line at Versailles and admire the opulent palace and gardens.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD222.94

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Take a ride up to Montmartre by bus and 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

    USD90.75

    Mon, Sat
    5 hour(s) (afternoon)