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Eiffel Tower Tickets, Tours and Guide

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This post is a review of the many options to visit the Eiffel tower, from standard and combo tickets to dining at the top.  This guide details everything you need to know about visiting the Eiffel Tower, including a lengthy comparison of all the different types of tours and tickets available.

 

 


EIFFEL TOWER TICKETS

You will need a ticket to get into the Eiffel Tower, and there are 4 different types of tickets available for the Eiffel Tower, each with adult, children and reduced prices. 

 

EIFFEL TOWER TICKETS  Adults Children (12-24) Reduced Rate (4-11)
Stairs Entrance (2nd Floor) 10,00€ 5,00€ 2,50€
Elevator Entrance (2nd Floor) 16,00€ 8,00€ 4,00€
Stairs Entrance (2nd Floor) w/ Elevator Entrance (Top) 19,00€ 9,50€  4,80€
Elevator Entrance (Top) 25,00€ 12,50€  6,30€

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Which Paris Pass is Best

Paris City Passes Reviewed

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This post reviews and compares the various Paris city passes, tourist discount cards and bus and boat combination tickets to help you chose the best for you.

 

 


BEFORE YOU BUY

There are a lot of different tourist passes you can get in Paris. Whether you’re looking for a card you can use for everything or you just want to save some money on a few things, chances are you will find something to fit your needs. That being said, let’s cover the various types of attraction passes that are available.

All-Inclusive

This type of tourist pass will allow you to visit several notable sites, attractions and tours. You can expect admission for dozens of popular activities to be included with the price of the card. Passes are available for between 2-6 days, allowing you to enjoy whichever activity you wish at your own leisure without worrying about purchasing individual tickets.

Prepackaged Pass 

Unlike the All-Inclusive Pass, this option will allow you to pay one price for a specific package of attractions and tours. These passes usually include fewer activities, but they are also a lot more affordable. If you can find a pass that features attractions and services you intend to use while visiting Paris, this may be a better option.

Museum Pass 

This tourist pass is fairly self-explanatory, in that it provides access to dozens of different museums in Paris. Some monuments and landmarks are also typically included with this type of pass. You can purchase the Museum Pass for between 2-6 days at a time, allowing you to visit each included location at your leisure.

Transport Pass 

While the other tourist passes provide admission to a variety of locations, this pass only offers transportation throughout Paris. While some services only give you access to public transport, others include hop-on-hop-off bus tours and even cruises along the river Seine. If you’ve already paid for the various attractions you want to visit, this could be a good way to save money on getting around the city. Read more »

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Which Paris Bus Tours Are the Best?

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This post reviews and compares the various Paris bus tour options, including hop-on-hop-off, guided, and night bus tours to help you decide which one may be best for you. We also list the various combination tickets with bus, boat, and attractions. (auf Deutsch)

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How is the weather in Paris in November?

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Paris November weatherThis post is about the weather in Paris in November. Let Free Tours by Foot help you pack for your trip!

What is the Weather in Paris in November?

The month of November in Paris will see mostly fall-like weather becoming more winter-like as the month draws to an end. November also tends to be a bit on the wet side as well with about 15 days seeing some rainfall. 

Early November, however, still offers colorful fall foliage in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, the city’s wildest, hilliest park or perhaps you may wish to visit the Bastille Antiques Fair later this month.

Early this month, the afternoon high temperatures are in the mid-50s f (12-13C) with early morning lows mostly in the low to mid 40s f (6-7C).  On a few of the warmer afternoons, the temperatures may reach up into the low to mid 60s f (17-18C).   As the month progresses, the afternoon highs will fall into the mid to upper 40s f (8-9C) with morning lows mostly in the mid to upper 30s f (2-3C) with a few colder mornings dipping down into the upper 20S f (-2 to -3C).

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About 17-18 days in November will be cloudy or mostly cloudy while sunny or partly sunny conditions prevail on about 12-13 days.  Some rainfall is likely on about 15 days while the risk for snow this month remains very low, reaching only 5% near the end of the month.  During November the daylight is dwindling from just under 10 hours early in the month to about 8.5 hours near the end of the month.

What to wear in Paris during November

It is always a good idea to pack at least 2 pairs of comfortable walking shoes and given the tendency for wet weather, an umbrella and/or some waterproof gear like a trench coast or windbreaker. In addition you will need a couple of sweaters and at least a medium-weight jacket or coat.

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Best Food Tours in Paris

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France has some of the best cuisine in the world, so it’s no surprise that food tours are very popular. This post compares food tours in a variety of neighborhoods such as the Latin Quarter, Montmartre, and the area along the Seine. We also examine some of the most popular dessert tours in the city, as well as wine tour and food & bike tours. Don’t leave the city without familiarizing yourself with Parisian cuisine, and there’s no better way to do that than with a food tour!


Tours on the Seine

Tours of the Latin Quarter

Tours of Montmartre


Dessert Tours

Dessert tours are very popular in Paris thanks to the wide variety of pastry and chocolate shops around the city. There are many different companies that offer dessert tours, but our two favorites are Meeting the French and Voyages. Prices range from €60-€90 and each run for approximately 3 hours in the afternoon. Reviews for all are excellent, so there’s really no going wrong! 


Meeting the French

Meeting the French offer a handful of dessert tours including Paris Pure Chocolate Walking Tour, Le Marais: Pastry and Chocolate Food Tour, and another which is included on our Tours On the Seine post. The Paris Pure Chocolate Tour visits the area along the Right Bank and teaches you all about chocolate making and cocoa beans. The Le Marais: Pastry and Chocolate Food Tour explores the Le Marais neighborhood and stops by several delicious bakeries, in addition to an ice cream parlor and spice shop. Both tours are 3 hours and very highly rated. Tastings included in the price. 

  • Paris Pure Chocolate Walking Tour
  • Le Marais: Pastry and Chocolate Food Tour

Reviews of Meeting the French

Meeting the French have an excellent reputation with all of their tours (read the reviews) and maintain a 5 star rating on TripAdvisor. Guests are especially complimentary of the guides, who are all described as kind and knowledgeable. Many reviewers are also impressed with the breadth of information provided in the chocolate tour, which goes into a lot of detail about how chocolate is made. 

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Banks of the Seine: Intro to Paris Tours

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This post is a review and comparison of the various tours that visit the area along the River Seine and act as a solid introduction to the city of Paris. Popular attractions include the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre, amongst many other significant sights.  Whether you prefer a traditional walking tour, a food tour, or even a bike tour, all are available on the banks of the Seine. However, with so many tour companies operating in the area, it can be difficult to decide which company is best. So that’s where we come in! We’ve broken down all of the different types of tours by category and then compared them by quality and price, so that you can find what’s right for you! 


Guided Walking Tours

Boat Tours

Bike Tours

Food Tours


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Versailles Tickets and Tours

Versailles Tickets and Tours

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This is a comprehensive guide that details everything you need to know about visiting Versailles. We provide tips regarding how to get there and which tickets to buy, as well as a comparison of the various tour companies that visit the Palace grounds and surrounding area.  We also offer a self-guided tour with videos to help you understand what you will see at this wonderful attraction.  With so many different companies to choose from, it can be difficult to know which is the best. We’ve broken all of the different types of tours down by category and then compared them by quality and price, so that you can find what’s right for you!


Know Before You Go

Buying Tickets

Getting There

Versailles Bike Tours


KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

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Tours and Things to Do In Paris’ Latin Quarter

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This post is a review and comparison of the various tours and things to do in the Latin Quarter in Paris.  The former epicenter of bohemian Paris, the Latin Quarter is one of the most popular destinations for visitors from around the world. Popular attractions include the Luxembourg Gardens, the Sorbonne and the Panthéon, amongst several other highlights.  Whether you prefer a traditional walking tour, a specialty tour, a food tour, or even a bus tour, all are available in the Latin Quarter. However, with so many tour companies operating in the area, it can be difficult to decide which company is best. So that’s where we come in! We’ve broken down all of the different types of tours by category and then compared them by quality and price, so that you can find what’s right for you! 


Guided Walking Tours

Things to See

Bike Tours


 

 

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Tours of Montmartre in Paris

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This is a comparison of the various tours of Montmartre. Whether you prefer a traditional walking tour, a specialty tour, a food tour, or even a bus tour, all are available in the district of Montmartre. The neighborhood is a popular destination for visitors from around the world who are eager to follow in the footsteps of artistic legends such as Dali, Degas, and Hemingway, among several others. The Moulin Rouge and Sacre Coeur Cathedral are especially famous attractions frequented by many different tour groups. However, with so many tour companies operating in the area, it can be difficult to decide which company is best. So that’s where we come in! We’ve broken down all of the different types of tours by category and then compared them by quality and price, so that you can find what’s right for you! 

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Pariser Bustouren im Vergleich: Welche ist die beste?

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Eiffelturm, Louvre, Notre Dame – die Hauptstadt Frankreichs hat eine Menge eindrücklicher Sehenswürdigkeiten zu bieten. Als Besucher hat man die Qual der Wahl und fragt sich wahrscheinlich: wie, was, wann, wo? Plant man eine Reihe an Attraktionen zu besichtigen, dann bietet sich eine Bustour dafür an. Ob man auf der Suche nach einer Rundfahrt mit Reiseführer ist, oder lieber an verschiedenen Haltestellen ein- und aussteigt, es gibt für jeden das richtige Angebot. Wir haben daher für Sie die wichtigsten Anbieter und Optionen zusammengestellt. Im Folgenden finden Sie mehr Informationen zu den verschiedenen Arten von Bustouren und wichtige Details zu Angebot und Preis.

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bustouren

Nachtbustouren

Touristenpässe mit Free Bus Tours

 


HOP-ON, HOP OFF BUSTOUREN IN PARIS

Nachdem man die Straßen und Gassen von Paris zu Fuß erkundigt hat, kann man sein weiteres Sightseeing bequem mit einer hop-on, hop-off Bustour weiterführen. Dabei bekommt man viel zu sehen, darf die Füße hochlegen und hat Spaß mit der ganzen Familie. Bei den meisten Anbietern wird einem dabei über Audioführungen in verschiedenen Sprachen etwas über die Stadt erzählt und es gibt zusätzliche Angebote wie Bootstouren oder geführte Touren zu Fuß. Read more »