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Paris is always a good idea! Set off on a rendezvous to the multi-sided capital of France and discover its best sights and neighborhoods. In 8* days see the iconic Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Triumphal Arc, stroll the Tulleries Gardens, explore the Louvre Museum, spend a day in breathtaking Versailles, immerse yourself in the historic Latin Quarter and Saint Germain Quarter, and visit the picturesque Marais Quarter and Montmartre.

*A 10-day itinerary variation is also available.

City:
Paris
Duration:
8 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$3,128
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Bonjour! Arrival to Paris

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall of the airport and takes you to your hotel.

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Day 2
Exploring Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter

After breakfast your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais (4th), Latin Quarter (5th) and Saint Germain (6th).

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Day 3
Tour of the Champs-Elysées and Eiffel Tower Districts

Following breakfast your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts.

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Day 4
Tour of Versailles Magnifique

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Versailles - the famous residence of French kings. You see the castle of Versailles, walk through its well-known Hall of Mirrors and Le Notre gardens.

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Day 5
Latin Quarter and Saint Germain

Today after breakfast meet your guide and go on a 4 and a half hour walking tour of the Latin Quarter and Saint Germain. Together with your guide you visit the oldest part of Paris and the center of Parisian cultural life.

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Day 6
Marais Quarter and Montmartre

In the morning after breakfast continue your exploration of Paris. Together with a private guide go on a 5-hour walking tour of the Marais Quarter and Montmartre.

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Day 7
Free Day in Paris

Today you have the day free to continue enjoying Paris on your own or join one of our carefully planned optional tours.

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Day 8
Departure

This is the last day of your tour of France. Your driver meets you at your accommodation and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

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Price

$3,128
Deposit $626
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
based on double occupancy
$3,581
Deposit $717
Regular package
based on double occupancy

What's included

  • Accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Paris;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Louvre Museum, Palace of Versailles;
  • Day trip to Versailles;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: flights, visas, optional tours, gratuities and all personal expenses.

Itinerary

Day 1: Bonjour! Arrival to Paris

As they say, Paris is always a good idea! Bonjour and welcome to the most romantic city in the world and the charming capital of France - Paris! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

Day 2: Exploring Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter

After breakfast your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais (4th), Latin Quarter (5th) and Saint Germain (6th).

Your tour of the fabulous capital of France begins on the Cite Island where you see the world’s most famous gothic cathedral - Notre Dame. You stroll the glorious Luxembourg Gardens where famous French philosophers looked for inspiration and see the Pantheon from the outside. Among other sights you see today are the Hôtel de Ville (city hall), Fountain Of The Innocents and the Cour Carrée that is one of the main courtyards of the Louvre Palace.

You then proceed with the tour the Louvre Museum, one of the world’s largest museums, taking advantage of your skip-the-line tickets. You see the crème de la crème collections and the most celebrated works of art, ancient artifacts, Greek sculptures, including the famous Venus di Milo, masterpieces of Raphael, Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, and the world’s most enigmatic portrait - Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Tour of the Champs-Elysées and Eiffel Tower Districts

Following breakfast your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts.

Today you proceed to the outstanding Tuileries Gardens - the oldest park in the city, explore the beautiful squares Place Vendome and Place de la Concorde, see the famous bridge Pont Alexandre III and the Grand Palais and Petit Palais. After admiring the iconic French symbol - the Triumphal Arc you head to the Place de Trocadero which is the vantage point of the Eiffel Tower*.

After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

*Note: Tickets to the Eiffel Tower are not included in the city tour due to limited availability. Please, ask your travel specialist about available tickets for your tour date if you would like to include it.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Tour of Versailles Magnifique

Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Versailles - the famous residence of French kings.

Together with your experienced guide and private driver you set off on a 6-hour tour and make use of the privilege to skip-the-line entrance to the Palace. You see the castle of Versailles and admire its grandiose opulence from the inside. You get to walk through its well-known Hall of Mirrors where the Treaty of Versailles was signed and see the actual rooms of the most extravagant king of France, Louis the XIV.

You also discover the world famous Le Notre gardens, see the Grand Trianon, Hameau de la Reine and take a stroll around the endless lavish gardens of Versailles.

After the tour, you are taken back to your hotel and have the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Latin Quarter and Saint Germain

Today after breakfast meet your guide and go on a 4 and a half hour walking tour of the Latin Quarter and Saint Germain.

Together with your guide you visit the oldest part of Paris - the Latin Quarter located on the left side of the river Seine. You get an idea of what the city looked like during the Middle Ages, walk along the cobblestone streets, see the Sorbonne University, the Pantheon, Shakespeare and Co., Rue Saint Severin and more.

Then continue to the Saint Germain Quarter which has long been the center of Parisian cultural life. Visit churches such as Saint-Germain-des-Pres and the Church of Saint-Sulpice that are more than a thousand years old.

After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Marais Quarter and Montmartre

In the morning after breakfast continue your exploration of Paris. Together with a private guide go on a 5-hour walking tour of the Marais Quarter and Montmartre.

Begin your tour in the Marais Quarter, the most interesting and diverse neighborhood in Paris. Learn about its past and visit sites such as Les Halles – once the biggest open market in Paris, Place des Vosges, and the Pletzel area – the historic center of the city’s Jewish community.

Then continue to Montmartre - one of the most picturesque places in Paris. Walk along the charming Rue Lepic where the key art movements of Paris were born. After go to the Place du Tertre to discover village charm in the heart of the metropolis where you can see Parisian vineyards, authentic mills. Then on to the main Montmartre symbol – Basilica of the Sacred Heart that offers breathtaking views of the city.

After the tour you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7: Free Day in Paris

Today you have the day free to continue enjoying Paris on your own or join one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8: Departure

This is the last day of your tour of France. Your driver meets you at your accommodation and takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Paris;
  • Delicious breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Louvre Museum, Palace of Versailles;
  • Day trip to Versailles;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: flights, visas, optional tours, gratuities and all personal expenses.

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Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
based on double occupancy
$3,128
Deposit $626
Regular package
based on double occupancy
$3,581
Deposit $717