Best of Paris Tour Including Versailles and Lunch at the Eiffel Tower

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris
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  • 10 hours
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

See the best of Paris and Versailles on this action-packed full-day tour with an expert guide! See top Paris attractions on a city sightseeing tour like Notre Dame Cathedral, and then head to the Eiffel Tower for lunch. Skip the entrance lines with your priority-access ticket and dine at 58 Tour Eiffel, a first-level restaurant that combines contemporary cuisine with the best views in town. In the afternoon, check out the UNESCO-listed Palace of Versailles, and then finish your day with a sunset Seine River dinner cruise.
Numbers are limited to 18 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll see the best of Paris with personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • All-inclusive tour
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Small-group tour by minibus

Meet your guide in the morning, and then set off on a sightseeing tour of central Paris. As you travel by luxury minibus, see top Paris attractions on a whistle-stop route around the city.
Hear entertaining anecdotes and fun Paris facts as you cruise down the Champs-Élysées, passing Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Gaze in admiration at the Eiffel Tower, and then travel past the Trocadéro area with its highbrow museums and beautiful Neoclassical buildings. Travel past impressive museums, like Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre, and if time permits have a quick look inside Notre Dame Cathedral to admire its Gothic architecture and 13th-century rose window.
After your sightseeing tour, head to the Eiffel Tower for lunch. With your skip-the-line ticket, walk straight past the long lines and up the elevator to Level 1 – home to 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant. Enjoy a lunch featuring contemporary French cuisine while enjoying the best views in town!
At the end of your lunch, meet your guide at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and travel by minibus to the nearby town of Versailles, famous for its UNESCO-listed Palace of Versailles. Explore the stunning building on an audio-guided tour, visiting the Great Apartments to see highlights like the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen’s Bedroom and the Gallery of Battles. Learn about one of the palace’s most famous ex-resident – Louis XIV – and then spend time at leisure exploring Versailles Gardens.
Return to Paris in the early evening, and finish your day with a 1.5-hour dinner cruise along the River Seine. While relaxing over a 3-course dinner, see all the sites that line the Seine’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed riverbanks as the sun goes down. Your tour finishes near the Eiffel Tower.

Sample Menu: Lunch at 58 Tour Eiffel

First Course (choice of one):
Chicory salad with Comté cheese and walnuts
Mozzarella with sunblushed vegetables, capers and olives
Eggs Mimosa (hard-boiled eggs with seasoned yolks), served with lamb's lettuce and beetroot salad

Main Course (choice of one):
Quenelles of cod (mousse) with an Espelette pepper risotto
Tortiglioni pasta with bacon lardons and Parmigiano Reggiano sauce
Roast chicken, served with potatoes, herb purée, olives and a rich jus (sauce)

Dessert (choice of one):
Fromage frais (creamy desert cheese) with candied chestnuts
Coconut and pineapple panna cotta (light and creamy set dessert)
‘Eiffel Crunch’ with chocolate praline

Sample Menu: Seine River Dinner Cruise

First Course (choice of one):
Puy lentil broth, served with Foie Gras Royale (topped with a sour cherry compote)
Baked eggs with a mushroom and bacon fricassée (stew)
Chicken pâté en croute (in pastry)
Casserole of Burgundy snails in garlic and parsley

Main Course (choice of one):
Veal stew in a white sauce with pilaf rice
Salmon steak with pan-fried chicory
Braised beef cheeks with glazed carrots
Confit of duck ‘cottage pie’

Dessert (choice of one):
Assiette de fromage (cheese selection)
Crêpes Suzette (flambéed orange pancakes)
Chocolate mousse with toasted brioche
Lemon meringue pie
Île Flottante (sweetened egg-based desert served on custard) with pink pralines
Inclusions
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Lunch with a choice of soft drink or glass of wine and coffee at 58 Tour Eiffel
  • Palace of Versailles audio tour
  • Early evening dinner cruise
  • Water, a quarter bottle of wine and 1 coffee with dinner
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Entry/Admission - Eiffel Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • For the dinner cruise the dress code is smart casual (no shorts or sportswear)
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Departure Point

41 Avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France


Departure Time

9:40 AM


Return Details

Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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me doing a little sight seeing at the beginning of the tour

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From our River dinner

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Teresa and Greg - lunch in the Eiffel Tower part of the tour with Viator

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Versailles

Versailles

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Lunch at the Eiffel Tour

Lunch at the Eiffel tour

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view from the restaurant

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Versailles

Part of the gardens

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Eiffel Tower

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At the foot of the Eiffel Tower

The afternoon sun as seen at the base of the tower

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Gardens at Versailles

One of the many garden areas at the Palace.

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The Statue of Liberty and Eiffel Tower

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In front of the Eiffel Tower

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