Paris Tootbus Discovery Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour: Explore Major Landmarks and Learn Parisian History
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Experience the best of Paris with the Tootbus Discovery Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour. Explore major landmarks, learn Parisian history, and enjoy the comfort of our clean buses. Book now!
Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights

Operating Schedule: Buses run daily from 9:30am to 6.30pm from April to October and from 9:30am to 4:30pm from November to March. Frequency at the stops is every 10-15 minutes. See map in the pictures gallery.

What's Included
  • Explore Paris at your own pace in the open air
  • Experience the city in comfort and safety, your ride is eco-friendly!
  • Learn key facts about Paris through the audio guide for adults and children
  • Access the Tootbus app for real-time bus tracking, audio commentary, and self-guided walking tours
  • Enjoy stunning views and capture amazing shots from the open top deck
  • Choose between 1, 2, or 3-day passes to see Paris’ top landmarks
What's Not Included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • On-board restrooms
Additional Information

Embrace all that Paris has to offer with Tootbus Paris Discovery journey! Travel around the urban landscape in our eco-friendly buses that offer a plush way to view the city’s prominent sites and attractions, like the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and beyond.

While touring the city, utilize the audio guide commentary to enhance your knowledge about Paris and disembark at any point to delve into the landmarks further. Stroll through the Louvre Museum, marvel at Notre Dame Cathedral, indulge in retail therapy in the Champs-Elysées, ascend to the peak of the Arc de Triomphe or the Eiffel Tower and relish splendid views of the urban scenery.

Lose yourself in the beauty of the Latin Quarter, Marais, or Ile de Saint Louis, and gain insights about Paris through our tailor-made audio guide commentary.

Your pass is valid for 24, 48, or 72 hours post initial validation, and you’re free to board and disembark the bus unlimited times within this time frame. If you’ve got children accompanying you, our kid-centric channel is offered in both French and English.

  • Mobile tickets accepted on board
  • Luggage is unable to be stored at the terminal
  • ❤️ The Paris Games are here, and we love it!❤️ Get ready to immerse yourself in this extraordinary event with Tootbus! As the city prepares for the occasion, our routes to iconic monuments will adjust accordingly starting March 1, 2024. Please consult the Tootbus app for a real time traffic update.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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123glennk
Feb 10, 2024
Easy Way to Get Around to Visit Most of Paris's Tourist Attractions - he Tootbus routes take you all around Paris to visit most of the of the well-known attractions. It is well-priced, especially if you get it with one of the many tourist combo passes. The buses are generally on time and easy to hop on and off. The are not particularly quick so if you are in a hurry you are best off using the train or bus network. They do a commentary as well which is informative and sometimes humorous
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Salh2023
Feb 9, 2024
Excellent way to see all of the main sights - Excellent way to see all of the sights. Easy to book, easy to read the leaflet and just brilliant! Commentary a bit random at times but just enough and very informative. Highly recommend especially if your feet are hurting!
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Alisonherts
Feb 4, 2024
We loved the Tootbus! - We had a 2 day ticket for the Tootbus during our weekend in Paris and it was brilliant! A great route around the city enabling you to be able to see all the sights and we had the addition on a river cruise too. We used the app so we could see where the buses were which meant we didn't have to wait around at a stop too long for a bus. The drivers were friendly and helpful and drove very well in the crazy Parisian traffic! We would definitely recommend and wouldn't hesitate to use again.
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Maja_g
Feb 19, 2024
Ok - It was nice expirience, but we are little disaponited because we are come in the Latin quarter and we supose will go out there too. But we must go out on bus last station, so we didnt going all circle. The little child was sleeping and we must go out while we have a half hours more to drive. It was dark already and we must walking with child to the hotel over 40 minutes. Next day we had a plane for going home so we couldnt use our 24 hourrs ticket to drive with the bus.
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Lauren_p
Feb 24, 2024
Convenient for stops - Very convenient and easy! Did not recieve headphones or know I needed them, so did not hear any discussion of the tour.
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David_i
Jan 4, 2024
See above - It was ok but nothing special. I have used hop on hop off buses in a number of other cities and the stops were closer to attractions, we did a lot more walking to find the bus stops!
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Indy2205
Dec 14, 2023
Average..only one route. - Average, it is a pity it does not make any more routes than the Blue Line as the L'Open tour did, it is a very short route and does not even leave you Close to Montmartre, a MUST Location in Paris. So as it has only 1 route for hop on hop off, you can either choose this or the other Company, because neither company stands out over the other.
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Arniie
Nov 26, 2023
Bus great, stops easy to find. WORST commentary ever! - We have done a few hop on hop off tours, like London and Barcelona, and this felt the same.... BUT, and I am not sure if this is just the English Commentary, but it was sooooo BAD it was almost a comedy - we were laughing so much - because it is that bad. You learn more about the commentator than Paris! You learn that they like Jogging, that they come from Bristol - but almost nothing about the wonderful city of Paris - which is a real travesty to be honest. We had such a nice trip that it didn't bring us down - but if we stop and think about it, it's fairly expensive for commentary of this standard. I hope the other languages have better info. Get it re-recorded ASAP. I feel like I could do a better job, and I've only been to Paris twice! The bus drivers, staff, are very friendly, the buses are modern and clean - that is the good side of things. it really is as simple as sorting out commentary that focuses on the history and architecture. Even our young sons want to learn, not listen to nonsense "wannabe" comedians, you don't need to make it funny, make it informative. Sad to say it, but kinda wish we'd tried a different service, based purely on the audio commentary. Everything else is great so, after reading these reviews it's a shame they've not listened and sorted sooner.
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Tracy_l
Jan 6, 2024
Choose Big Bus Instead - We had to change buses 3 times, twice at one stop because the bus broke down. This tour was a total letdown. Hours published on website and and app did not match what drivers told us.
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Polkadotqueen
Nov 22, 2023
Awful customer service - If I could give this tour company 0 stars I would. We purchased a tour today to spend our last day in Paris being able to relax and hop in and off at our leisure. There was a fire today need the Notre Dame. We were dropped off at a location that was not the original intended location. We were never notified by the bus driver we would not be picked up here OR any indication that “hopping” back on would be problematic. We were not even informed that this drop off spot was a temporary drop off. We learned all of this after nearly 2 hours of waiting at both the temporary spot and original spot. Getting the office on the phone was impossible. Finally reached the office via WhatsApp and was met with probably one of the most rude customer service experiences I’ve ever encountered. While I fully understand and appreciate that a tour company cannot predict or control a fire and street closures, it is their responsibility to keep bus drivers informed. And those bus drivers have a responsibility to inform customers about potential difficulty hopping back on the bus. We wasted €95 and our last afternoon & had to utilize an Uber to get us to the tour start location. Empathy and understanding is a much better route to customer service. Spend the extra euros and take Big Bus for a hop on/hop off tour in Paris.
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