Every year thousands of tourists flock to Paris, the city of love. It is also the city of the Eiffel Tower, the Seine River and the Louvre Museum. Paris is also the Seat of Government and the capital city of France. The city is rich in sights so that it may be difficult to fit in everything you want to see in a short city trip. The Paris City Pass is the key to discovering Paris and ensures a relaxed and hassle-free trip.
With this all-inclusive sightseeing pass in your pocket you experience Paris to the full and without hassle. Visiting Paris attractions, sights and museums is easy and relaxed with a Paris City Pass: free and skip-the-line entry to top museums and attractions, free public transport and a boat trip on the Seine are also included in the city pass. Tickets for the Eiffel Tower are an additional option with this pass.
City trip with the Paris City Pass
The Paris City Pass is your ticket to a hassle-free city trip: free entry to more than fifty iconic sights, attractions and museums. What’s more, public transport is free which means that you do not loose time in getting from one attraction to the other. Not only are buses and metro free, this pass also included a tour of the artists’ quarter of Montmartre and a free boat trip on the Seine River, quite an opportunity to see Paris from a different angle.
Tip: download the Paris metro app to find your way around Paris quickly.
Paris City Pass explained
The Paris City Pass is simply a must-have for your city trip because it makes sightseeing in Paris easy and affordable. No need to find a ticket machine because transport on metro and buses is included as well as free entry to the most famous attractions in Paris. This low-cost package also includes a free Seine River cruise and free unlimited public transport.
How does the pass work?
Purchase your Paris City Pass online. Select whether you want to pick up your pass in Paris or want to have it sent by mail to your home address. If you collect your pass in person, you will receive a voucher by e-mail to be exchanged for the physical pass when you are in Paris. Pick-up points are open 7 days a week. Your Paris City Pass is also a public transport pass for free and unlimited use of metro and buses in zones 1-3.
Different types of the Paris Pass
The Paris City Pass is offered in various types. First choose the number of days you want to use your pass: 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7 days. There are three price ranges, adults (17+), teens (12-17 years) and children (4-11 years).
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Benefits of this Paris City Card
The Paris City Pass has only advantages. Visiting places of interest in Paris is not only cheaper, but also hassle-free. It includes free and fast-track entry to more than 50 museums and attractions in Paris, such as the Louvre and the castle of Versailles, where you no longer have to stand in line. Hop on the metro to travel quickly from one sight to the other. With this pass in your pocket, you skip the long waiting lines and save time and money at the same time. A tour of the Montmartre artist district and a cruise on the Seine are also part of the city pass. Skip-the-line tickets to the Eiffel Tower are an additional option with the pass.
Entry to museums and attractions
The Paris City Pass is an absolute must-have for all art lovers. The Louvre Museum, Centre Pompidou, Musée d’Orsay, Picasso Museum, Musée Nissim de Camondo and Musée National de l’Orangerie are only six of the almost 60 museums and attractions that can be visited for free. The Versailles Palace and Museum and the Arc de Triomphe Observation Deck are some other attractions included in the pass.
Paris Metro Card
Enjoy free and unlimited travel on public transport. Your Paris City Pass is valid in zones 1 to 3 which includes the entire city centre. Paris public transport is fast, frequent and well-organized. Validate your ticket when you use it for the first time.
Extra option: Skip-the-line tickets for Eiffel Tower
As an additional option to the Paris City Pass, you can book skip-the-line tickets for the Eiffel Tower. This allows you to take the elevator to the second platform of the famous tower (with a guide).
A free boat trip on the Seine River is included in your city pass. This tour with audio comments starts at the Eiffel Tower. Especially early evening, when it is getting dark, all monuments are illuminated which makes this tour very special and memorable.
Guided walking tours
A professional guide takes you on a walking tour: Montmartre and Basilica Sacré Coeur from where you have a sweeping view of Paris. Football fans should join de tour of Stade de France: visit the players’ locker rooms and walk through to tunnel players use to access the pitch. This is the place where France became World Champion in 1998. The walking tour ‘Art Nouveau Architecture’ is also very nice. A wine tasting at Les Caves du Louvre is also included in the pass.
App with audioguide
The Paris City Pass also includes an app with an audio guide. The Paris City Pass App contains a map, route planner, audio guide and information about the sights in Paris.
Paris City Pass as discountcard
The Paris City Pass doubles as a discount pass. Show it and you will get discounts at the famous department store Galeries Lafayette and on tours and places of interest that are not included in the city pass. The money you save, you can spend on a romantic dinner with river view!
Paris, the City of Light. Paris, the city of love! Paris is the perfect city trip for art lovers, food connoisseurs, fashionistas and shopaholics. Many European cities have fast direct train connection to Paris. The high-speed Thalys train connects London, Amsterdam, Brussels and Cologne with Paris. The free public transport pass makes it very easy to travel from the railway station to your hotel. There is so much to see in Paris that is difficult to know where to start. Be sure to include Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Élysées. Paris has a wide choice of outdoor cafes and restaurants.