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Big Bus Paris

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Address: 75015 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 53 95 39 53
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US$34.75*
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Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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US$23.89*
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Big Bus Paris Night Tour with Optional Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Day Pass

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Frequent and informative

Often when in a new city, day 1 we would ride the big bus. It's a great way of getting your bearings in a new city easily, having a whistle stop tour of all the major sites prior... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hop on/off bus that takes you to the major attractions. Very courteous and helpful drivers. Great value. It's a long way to walk without them. They avg every 15 minutes so no wait. Great way to learn the history of Paris with their headsets.

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Thank Sandra S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Often when in a new city, day 1 we would ride the big bus. It's a great way of getting your bearings in a new city easily, having a whistle stop tour of all the major sites prior to visiting each one individually. We chose Big Bus because they are great value for money and have a lot of buses... More 

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Jackson, MS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took both the classic and Monmmarte lines. Trip was very smooth and buses were frequent. Dress warm, it's very cold on the bus.

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Thank volt11
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did both Paris day trips that Disney offered. This one was far superior. You transfer from the bus you take into the City onto the Big Bus, and have the day to go do what you are most interested in. We wished we had a few days to explore using Big Bus, and will do so the next time... More 

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Thank Annabel K
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Got 2 day bus ticket worth money easy to see great sites and listen to commentary. Do the red and blue bus line both great for Travelers different sides of Paris. Please be advised you need the exact ticket money if you buy on the bus.

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Thank Marius J
Bintou K, Sales & Marketing Executive at Big Bus Paris, responded to this review

Dear Marius J, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your tour on the Big Bus. We are glad you got to learn and see many facts of Paris, from different perspectives. We hope to see you on a Big Bus tour again soon :). Warm regards, Big Bus Management More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is a decent way to explore the major attractions of the city if you are on a tight schedule, which we were actually. We had to cover the major attractions in a day itself and what best other than the hop on hop off bus tour. buses were very frequent like every 10 Mins, All in all we had... More 

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Thank Neeraj G
Bintou K, Sales & Marketing Executive at Big Bus Paris, responded to this review

Dear Neeraj G, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review and for choosing Big Bus Paris. I am delighted to hear you had a very good experience with us - It looks like you had a great time exploring the major sights of this amazing city on a tight schedule. We hope to see you again here,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The buses are no where near as regular as they claim to be, we had to wait 45 minutes for a bus in the November cold on most occasions which seriously ate into our holiday time. They have a very limited amount of stops which does not cover several of the important sites in Paris. Some of the stops listed... More 

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Thank O1879MQalexa
Bintou K, Sales & Marketing Executive at Big Bus Paris, responded to this review

Dear Alex A, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your tour on the Big Bus. First of all, I apologize for the long waits you experienced and its impact on your holiday time, sincerely. Sometimes due to unforeseen circumstances (such as traffic or demonstrations), our buses may have a delay and we are... More 

Billings, Montana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 66 Euros to do the hop on hop off bus in Paris last week. Not a good experience. None of the speakers that tell the history were working on two different busses. It was a waste of time and money. Would not use them again. 🙄

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Thank Montanaaussie
Bintou K, Sales & Marketing Executive at Big Bus Paris, responded to this review

Dear Montanaaussie, We apologize that your Big Bus Paris experience was anything short of excellent. Our audio commentary, which was recently updated supply a vast wealth of historical and current information about places seen. We are sorry to hear that you were not able to enjoy it on 2 different buses. We unfortunately are not exempt from technical problems but... More 

Atlanta
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I strayed from the formula this time traveling abroad. I normally jump on a big bus tour when visiting a new city, this time I read a blog that outlined my own day tour of Paris via RER/Metro/Train. We did it...we were able to navigate the city via. Public transportation, BUT missed out on hearing the history and context of... More 

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Bintou K, Sales & Marketing Executive at Big Bus Paris, responded to this review

Dear clintbo, Thank you very much for this amazing review. Indeed, the goal of our sightseeing tour is to easily navigate through the city of lights in a fun, entertaining and informative way, things that you do not get through the public transportations. I am glad to hear you had a great experience and that you are a big, Big... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I traveled to Paris for a quick weekend jaunt. We knew we would not have much time to spend at any one place, so we chose to use Big Bus to help us see the city and get to all the hot spots. We enjoyed the open-air seating on the upper level and the complimentary ear phones... More 

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Bintou K, Sales & Marketing Executive at Big Bus Paris, responded to this review

Dear Jim D, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review following your tour on the Big Bus. It looks like you and your wife had a really great time discovering the most iconic sights of Paris through our open-top buses. We hope you can come back and see us again, or try Big Bus at... More 

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