The Louvre Museum is a museum of art and antiques located in the center of Paris in the Louvre. It is one of the largest museums in the world, with a surface area and its collections which include nearly 460,000 works. These represent Western art from the Middle Ages to 1848, those of the ancient civilizations that preceded and influenced it (Oriental, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman).
Brighten up your day by visiting Paris aboard a Big Bus coach. You will be able to hop on and hop off as you wish at the 11 stops on both proposed routes.[readmore]
Begin your day with an open-top bus tour of Paris. Enjoy panoramic views of the city while listening to interesting audio-commentary in the language of your choice. Hop on at any of our Paris stops by showing your e-ticket to the driver.
Big Bus offers two routes in Paris, allowing you to see the most famous sites of the city. The red route includes 10 stops close to the most iconic landmarks and attractions. Hop on and off as you wish to discover the city at your own pace and visit the places that appeal to you the most. For example, you can get off at l'Ile de la Cité where the Notre-Dame Cathedral sits on the impressive Place du Parvis.
While strolling through the neighborhood, you will also see the Sainte Chappelle, which was built to house the Crown of Thorns of Christ's Passion, and the Conciergerie, which became a prison after having been a royal residence. Near l'Ile de la Cité you'll also find the Panthéon in the heart of the Latin Quarter and the magnificent Luxembourg Gardens which are home to the French Senate (Luxembourg Palace) and an ancient art museum.
The Red Route gives a glimpse of the famous Parisian monuments in the city center. So you can see the Louvre, the famous Champs Elysées, Invalides, Notre-Dame de Paris, and the Eiffel Tower. Buses run every 5 minutes in the summer / every 15 minutes in the winter. Length of the full tour: 2 hours 20 minutes.
The Blue Route will take you across the Bohemian district of Montmartre. You will pass the legendary Parisian cabaret, Moulin Rouge, and go up to the top of the hill. There are stops so you can hop off to visit the superb Sacré Cœur Basilica, discover la Place du Tertre with its portrait painters and cartoonists, wander through the picturesque and charming streets of Montmartre. Buses run every 30 minutes. Length of the full tour: 1 hour 10 minutes.
Bus Commentary: French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin), German and Arabic. For Kids: in French, English and Spanish
Compulsory cloakroom at the Louvre museum for large bags, buggies and umbrellas