Ile-de-France Nature & adventure

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Paris: Aquarium de Paris Entrance Ticket

1. Paris: Aquarium de Paris Entrance Ticket

Head to the Trocadéro Gardens in the heart of Paris to enjoy an access to the Aquarium de Paris. Boasting more than 10,000 fish from around the globe, the 3,500-square meter venue offers an exciting introduction to the world’s oceans and rivers. See fearsome sharks and sweet sea urchins. Look out for shy clown fish, and marvel at the sting rays. The marine life hails from areas as diverse as the Reunion Islands of the Indian Ocean to the estuaries and basins of the River Seine. There’s even a touch pool that allows you to stroke and feed the fish. Aquarium de Paris also boasts 2 cinemas that show fascinating National Geographic documentaries, as well as fish related cartoons for the kids. The young ones will also love the ever-changing program of pirate shows and water dances. Spend a magical day with your family or friends, learning more about the life under the water, and enjoy free access to the daily program of interactive workshops (no reservations required).

Paris: Tootbus Hop-on Hop-off Discovery Bus Tour

2. Paris: Tootbus Hop-on Hop-off Discovery Bus Tour

Explore the best of Paris on a discovery bus tour with an audio guide. From the comfort of an eco-friendly bus, see sights like the Opera, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Grand Palais, and more. Jump on board a hop-on hop-off bus to get an overview of Paris. Learn about the city through the audio guide commentary specially designed for the route. Pick the sights you want to explore in more detail, and hop off at the closest location to visit the attractions (at your own expense). See the top art masterpieces and paintings at the Louvre Museum, stop at Notre Dame and take a moment to admire its architecture from the left bank of the Seine, shop in the Champs-Elysées, or climb the top of the Arc de Triomphe or the Eiffel Tower for the best views of the city. Don't miss the opportunity to walk around the most charming neighborhoods in Paris such as the bohemian Montmartre, the buzzing Latin Quarter, the trendy Marais, or the peaceful Ile de Saint Louis. If you are traveling with children, the child-friendly channel available in French and English will keep them entertained. The kids' audio guide is designed to capture their attention all throughout the journey.  Upon first validation, your ticket is valid 24 or 48 hours, according to the option booked. You can hop on or hop off an unlimited number of times within the validity period. The route stops are as follows: 1. HAUSSMANN – GRANDS MAGASINS – 11, Rue Auber 75009 Paris 2. OPERA GARNIER – 49, Avenue de l’Opéra 75002 Paris 3. MUSEE DU LOUVRE – Place du Carrousel 75002 Paris 4. NOTRE-DAME – 4, Rue du Petit Pont 75005 Paris 5. MUSEE D’ORSAY – 8, Quai Anatole-France 75007 Paris 6. CONCORDE – 12, Place de la Concorde 75008 Paris 7. CHAMPS-ELYSEES – GEORVE V -116, Avenue des Champs-Elysées 75008 Paris 8. TROCADERO – 50, Avenue du Président Wilson 75016 Paris 9. TOUR EIFFEL – 69, Quai Branly 75007 Paris 10. PONT ALEXANDRE III – INVALIDES – 41, Quai d’Orsay 75007 Paris

Paris: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Seine Cruise Bundle Tour

3. Paris: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Seine Cruise Bundle Tour

Explore the city and discover the magical atmosphere of the River Seine with a bus pass and a 1-hour cruise combo. The combo is available for 1 or 2 consecutive days. This open-top bus tour offers the largest network of interconnected hop-on hop-off routes in Paris, covering every attraction in the city. Hop on and off at your convenience at any of the stops to explore the city at your own pace. Enjoy an unforgettable bird’s eye view of the city of Paris and its monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, and much more. Then, hop onboard the boat and relax with the sound of the water while sailing across the Seine. Bus stops: 1. HAUSSMANN – GRANDS MAGASINS – 13, rue Auber 75009 Paris 2. OPERA GARNIER – 49, avenue de l’Opéra 75002 Paris 3. MUSEE DU LOUVRE – Place du Carrousel 75002 Paris 4. NOTRE-DAME – 4, rue du Petit Pont 75005 Paris 5. MUSEE D’ORSAY – 8, quai Anatole-France 75007 Paris 6. CONCORDE – 12, place de la Concorde 75008 Paris 7. CHAMPS-ELYSEES – GEORVE V -116, avenue des Champs-Elysées 75008 Paris 8. TROCADERO – 15, avenue du Président Wilson 75016 Paris 9. TOUR EIFFEL – 69, quai Branly 75007 Paris 10. PONT ALEXANDRE III – INVALIDES – 41, quai d’Orsay 75007 Paris

Thoiry: ZooSafari Entrance Ticket

4. Thoiry: ZooSafari Entrance Ticket

Take a family-friendly safari full of elephants, giraffes, and zebras with this ticket to Thoiry ZooSafari. Explore the safari park in your own vehicle or with the park's bush truck and experience the zoo on foot. Discover the Safari portion of the park as you ride along with animals that roam in semi-freedom. Feel the thrill of seeing majestic creatures like bears, ostriches, and antelopes cross your path. Stay for the feeding of the wolves and the tigers every day at 4pm. On foot, explore the Zoo portion of the park. Have face-to-face encounters in the numerous immersion areas like the the lions' glass tunnel, the lemur islands, the educational farm, and the aviaries. Stop by the Zoo's newest addition which is sanctuary for 4 male gorillas who live together in the trees of their islands or play in their big house in the 'Gorilla Lands.' ake the kids to Mysterious Island for hanging bridges, an adventure trail, games, slides and a wooden climbing frame Purchase a zipline ride at the Safari Air Park and soar over the lions. Thoiry Lumières Sauvages 5th edition from October 30, 2022 to March 5, 2023 Night event included in the day ticket without supplement (ticket not valid on public holidays). Following the success of the previous four years, the Thoiry Lumières Sauvages event returns this winter with its dose of magic and enchantment, for a dreamlike ride to share with family or friends, to meet more than 2,000 animals, luminous plants and figures. When the Zoo and Safari close, when night falls, the lights come to life in the zoo gardens, leaving the animals to lie down in their heated homes.

SEA LIFE Paris: Admission Ticket

5. SEA LIFE Paris: Admission Ticket

Enjoy entry to SEA LIFE Paris to discover the aquarium's residents, new and old, as well as special events. Step beneath the waves at SEA LIFE Paris and get closer than ever before to over 2250 creatures, including fascinating penguins, majestic sharks, enchanting seahorses, and magnificent green turtles. Find out what it feels like to touch a starfish and a range of creatures living in the interactive rock pool. Discover fun talks, animal feeding sessions, and interactive experiences like I-Sand Creation and Virtual Aquarium. Come nose to beak with playful penguins in the Antarctic Adventure and see turtles and sharks in Atlantis. Don't miss the new themed zone that will allow you to travel to Asia.

Paris: Night Bus Tour with Audioguide

6. Paris: Night Bus Tour with Audioguide

Experience the magic and romance of Paris at night from the second story of an open-top bus. Enjoy breathtaking views of the beautifully illuminated monuments and top landmarks. Capture pictures of sights like the the Moulin Rouge and the Louvre Museum while they are lit for the night. Board the bus at your selected departure time from the centrally-located Place du Carrousel square. Feel the wind in your hair as you snap pictures that are unobstructed by glass from the open-top bus. Enjoy the the Baroque and Renaissance elements of the elegant Palais Garnier opera house and the spacious the Place Vendôme and the Concorde squares. Ride down the grand the Champs Elysées avenue. Pass by the iconic Louvre Museum. Marvel at the imposing Notre Dame cathedral. See the red windmill of the Moulin Rouge cabaret. Uncover lesser-known sights as you drive along. Finish your tour where it began in Place du Carrousel square.

Paris: Electric Bike Tour

7. Paris: Electric Bike Tour

Paris , this amazing city ... Discover the most beautiful city of the world through our tours espacially designed to make you find out about Paris and its little secrets. You will be riding the last generation E-bike to make you feel comfortable and ride with ease. Discover the legendary districts that will make you fall in love with this city. The highlight tour isThe most complete tour ever ... With this tour , you will discover all the essentials , all in one tour . We espacially designed this tour to give you the best of Paris.

Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

8. Paris: Guided City Tour by Electric Bike

Discover Paris highlights like a local on an e-bike tour. Peddle through the charming streets with the help of a motor. Have the use of a raincoat, so you can enjoy the city in any weather. Take a family-friendly route that is mostly on bike paths and sidewalks.  Meet your guide and get fitted with your helmet and bike. Test drive your bike to ensure that you are comfortable handling an electric bike. Set off on an adventure as you ride to the iconic Louvre Palace.  Wave to the Mona Lisa as you pass the Louvre Muséum and the Carrousel shopping center. Enjoy the greenery in the Tuileries Gardens and watch the ships pass by the docks. Admire the oldest bridge in the city at Pont Neuf.  Travel to Cité Island to view the stunning Cité Palace. View the Gothic architecture of Saint Chapelle and the rose window of the Notre dame Cathédral. Venture to the Institute of France and see the love locks on the Arts Bridge.  Go by the Orsay Muséum which was once a train station before passing the Orsay Docks. Get up close to the Eiffel Tower and marvel at the view of it from across the Trocadero Gardens.  Feel the immensity of the Chaillot Palace as you see both wings. Get a taste of modern art as you pass by Tokyo Palace. Be tickled by the contrast between the Great and small palace.  Experience the connection between the US and France at the Liberty Flame in Lady Diana square. Ride by the arched Alexandre III bridge and appreciate the use of space in the Vendôme and Concorde square. Finish your tour where you began.

Paris: Versailles Palace & Trianon Castles E-Bike Tour

9. Paris: Versailles Palace & Trianon Castles E-Bike Tour

Meet your guide and get set up with your e-bike. Start the tour by crossing the park of Saint-Cloud (1500 acres). Discover the fountains of the Grande Cascade designed by Hardouin-Mansart and Le Pautre. Be amazed by the history of the former Royal Castle of Saint-Cloud. This castle was the residence of Philippe d'Orléans, the young brother of Louis XIV. It was also the residence of Napoleon. Pass through the statues of the Parterre des 24 jets. Take a selfie a great viewof Paris in the background. Ride through the small village of Marnes-la-Coquette. Admire the beautiful architecture of this small town located at "the gates of Paris". Then, explore the Fausses-Reposes as you ride along paths sheltered from the sun under the canopy of the trees.  Arrive at the iconic Palace of Versailles, surrounded by stunning fountains and lush gardens. Avoid the queues with skip-the-line entry to the palace. Explore the Hall of Mirrors with an audio guide. Afterward, meet your guide again to head to the Notre-Dame market. Purchase a variety of delicious local products according to your budget such as wine, cheese, baguettes, or saucisson. Your guide, a former restaurateur, will be happy to advise you.  Enjoy your picnic lunch by the water on the banks of the Grand Canal. The Grand Canal is located on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. After lunch, visit the Trianon estate at your own pace. See the Gand Trianon castle which was of great importance to Louis XIV. Then, discover the Petit Trianon castle gifted to Marie-Antoinette by Louis XVI. Stroll through the gardens, the Temple of Love, and the hamlet of Marie-Antoinette. Then hop back on your bike and peddle your way back through the forest. Finish the tour in the park of Saint-Cloud with beautiful views of Paris in the background.

Paris: Discovery Hop-On Hop-Off and Paris by Night Tour

10. Paris: Discovery Hop-On Hop-Off and Paris by Night Tour

Discover the famous landmarks of Paris by day on a hop-on hop-off tour or illuminated at night on an open-top bus tour. See the city’s most famous monuments and buildings from great vantage points and learn about the city’s history from the audio guide.  During the day, enjoy the largest network of hop-on-hop-off routes in Paris to visit the City of Light, its monuments, and neighborhoods at your own pace.  Use each and every stop to visit historical sites such as Opera, Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, Orsay Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and many more. Enjoy the flexibility to get off at any time and walk the most charming neighborhoods in Paris the bohemian Montmartre, the buzzing Latin Quarter, the trendy Marais, or the peaceful Ile de Saint Louis. By night, experience a unique 2-hour tour that will take you past the top landmarks brilliantly illuminated at night. Enjoy breath-taking views of The City of Light in all its splendor from the top deck of our buses. In both day and night tours, listen to the audio commentary specially designed for our routes available in 5 languages. If you are traveling with children, the fun commentary designed just for kids will entertain them throughout the route.

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4.5 / 5

based on 5,406 reviews

Extremely convenient way to get to the more popular sites in the city. Decent audio commentary is available (be sure to grab the headphones as you get on the bus).

Very enjoyable bike ride. the e- bikes are wonderful especially when getting tired towards late in the day. Renault is an amazing guide, highly recommend.

We sat on the bus for hours enjoying the scenery, we went round twice hopping off and on to enjoy the tourist sites.

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The guides were very knowledgeable and spoke clearly