Paris in a Day with Guided Visits to Sainte-Chapelle & Musée d’Orsay, City Walk & Seine River Cruise

731 reviews

9 hours

Max 15

Why take this tour?


  • Reflect on the beauty of the city from a stunning vantage point
  • Explore the Sacré Coeur Basilica and the neighborhood of Montmartre
  • Delve into the heart of Medieval Paris and pay a visit to Notre Dame
  • See Impressionist art by the greats like Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, and Vincent Van Gogh
  • Save time with pre-reserved tickets to Sainte-Chapelle and Orsay Museum
  • Take a relaxing cruise down the River Seine to see the city from a new perspective
  • Sites Visited
  • Montmartre
  • Notre Dame (exterior)
  • Sacré Coeur Basilica
  • Île de la Cité & Pont Neuf
  • La Conciergerie
  • Seine River Cruise
  • Orsay Museum
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Skip the line ticket for Orsay Museum
  • Pre-reserved ticket for Sainte-Chapelle
  • One hour Seine River Cruise (flexible ticket)
  • Headset

Take a day to explore Paris, top to bottom

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Total Customer Reviews: 731

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4.8 /5
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Adam was a fantastic tour guide! He was very passionate about the tour and was very entertaining throughout the day. While we loved every part of the tour, the d'Orsay museum was one of our favorites because Adam explained the art in great detail with very interesting stories.The Saint-Chapelle was another great addition to the tour - Adam did a wonderful job explaining its history and significance.
Verified · Suresh · Oct 20, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
Adam, our guide for Paris in a day was beyond excellent! He was knowledgeable, personable, and used just the right amount of humor. Replacing the Eiffel Tower with Saint Chapelle, was an excellent choice!
Verified · Janet · Oct 08, 2023 · Female · 65 to 74 years
Overall this was exactly what we booked it for as first-time leisure travelers to Paris…see major sites, get a feel for the city and where things are, and develop a sense of what you might want to go back and spend more time on. No major issues with the tour. But we would offer a few constructive suggestions: - tour guides do better if they are more fluent in English. Our guide, Juanito, was helpful and friendly and knew his way around. But his English and ability to answer many questions was a bit limited. I would encourage Walks to look for or develop better English speakers. This was a new issue on tours we took on this trip to both Rome and Paris that we have not had with Walks in the past. - the late cancellation of the Eiffel Tower viewing deck was a major disappointment. By the time we were notified 2 days ahead, it was too late to re-do the rest of our travel plans or book ourselves. This was a selling point of the package and I would encourage Walks to figure out how to avoid no ticket situations. If it were due to weather, ok. But couldn’t get the passes when we booked two months ahead isn't reasonable. You need to be more reliable on major tour elements like this. As a result we had to wait in line for two hours instead. - our guide spent far too much time on obscure items in Mont Martre in morning. Standing on sidewalks in front of a statue or of stores, houses, or statues and talking for 10-15 minutes about who used to live there was just a little much…we spent 15-20 minutes each on bust of the chanteuse, the obscure fiction writer, etc…everyone on the tour was getting restless and our guid didn’t really seem to pick up on that. I’m sure there is some narrow appeal to a fan of one of these obscure people, but 15 minutes outside an apartment Picasso lived in for a couple years was a bit too slow… - more time at Orsay would be wise choice. - we were rushed through lunch because we were running late for Orsay. Reason we were running late was all the time spent talking about poets and writers on sidewalks in Mont Martre. Nothing wrong with some of that. But it’s a matter of emphasis. I would shorten the Mont Martre segment and make more time for lunch, Norte Dame, Latin Qurter and Orsay. And I would make sure that you have tickets for Eiffel Tower before selling the tour to include it? Getting my money back two days before the tour isn’t what I wanted. Despite these suggestions, it was a good tour overall. I’m simply offering these comments, because it could have been great with a little less Mont Martre, a little less rush at lunch, more time at Orsay, and a ticket to Eiffel.
Verified · Timothy · Sep 29, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
Ramona was a knowledgeable and kind guide. Overall, an amazing introduction to Paris.
Verified · Kimberly · Sep 24, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Emmanuel was excellent! He was very knowledgeable and personable and his stories entertained us. He was happy to answer our never ending questions. We felt safe travelling throughout the public transit system. I would highly recommend Emmanuel and this very comprehensive tour of Paris.
Verified · Teresa · Sep 02, 2023 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
Anvers Metro Station. Meet in front of the information kiosk labeled "Paris Tourisme" directly across from the staircase down into the metro station. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Do I need to bring an ID with me on this tour?
Yes! Please ensure that all members of your party, including children, have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit.

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