7th Arrondissement Tours
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The 7th arrondissement of Paris is home to some of the city’s most famous attractions, including the Eiffel Tower, the Musée d’Orsay, and Napoleon’s tomb. Situated on the left bank of the River Seine, the 7th arrondissement is a charming mix of narrow cobblestone streets, bustling street markets, quaint cafés, and local shops.
For first-time visitors, the 7th arrondissement is the perfect place to begin an exploration of Paris. Take a sightseeing tour to see the district’s highlights and enjoy a great introduction to Paris culture, history, and architecture. You’ll admire views of the Eiffel Tower, wander the Musée Rodin Sculpture Garden, discover quaint cobbled side streets, and sample traditional French foods.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The 7th arrondissement is a must for first-time Paris visitors.
- Book a walking tour to see neighborhood highlights and hidden treasures.
- Wear comfortable shoes and plan to spend a lot of time walking.
- Book Eiffel Tower tickets and tours in advance to avoid long wait times.
How to Get There
It is easy to get to the 7th arrondissement using public transportation from anywhere in Paris. Metro lines 6, 8, 10, 12, and 13 service the arrondissement with stops including Bir-Hakeim (for the Eiffel Tower), Musée d'Orsay, and Varenne (for Les Invalides and Musée Rodin).
When to Get There
The 7th arrondissement is worth exploring any time of year. If visiting during the summer months, consider booking tours and museum admission tickets ahead of time to avoid long lines. If you’re on a budget, you’ll find the best deals visiting November through February and also enjoy less tourist crowds, though with fewer services.
Shopping in the 7th Arrondissement
The 7th arrondissement boasts a vast array of shops, from small speciality stores and consignment shops to high-end boutiques and large department stores. Fashion enthusiasts must visit Le Bon Marché, Paris’s oldest and most prestigious department store. Showcasing the finest designer brands and gorgeous window displays, Le Bon Marché is like an art gallery for fashion lovers.
Address: 7th Arrondissement, Paris, France
8 Tours and Activities to Experience 7th Arrondissement
Treat yourself to a night of Parisian cabaret and fine French cuisine with a gourmet dinner and show at the Lido de Paris — one of the city’s most iconic nightclubs. Savor a 3-course meal of classically-prepared dishes paired with French wine or Champagne, then sit back and watch as the famous Bluebell Girls, acrobats and other talented performers take the stage for a cabaret extravaganza. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Enjoy an unforgettable sunset from the historic heights of the Eiffel Tower. Head to the front of the notoriously long queue and follow your guide on a tour of the tower’s first two observation levels. Discover the history and legends of Paris’s most iconic attraction, and see the city awash in the rosy hues of sunset. Group size is limited to 20 for a more personalized experience.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
This small-group tour in Paris is the perfect way to see a lot in a short space of time. You won’t have to plan transport as you’ll be picked up from your hotel, and travel in a comfortable minivan. Sail past the Louvre and Ile de Cité on a Seine River Cruise, and then avoid lines at the Eiffel Tower with skip-the-line access. The day ends in the beautiful historical quarter of Montmartre.
2 days of private walking tours (2 x 6 hours : usually from 10am to 4pm): Montmartre, Marais, Latin Quarter, shopping areas etc… it will be up to you! We make suggestions but you decide what you want to discover and we take you in 2 private walking tours of 6 hours. We will contact each other some days before in order to plan those 2 days the best way possible. Your guide is actually a native Parisian, speaking fluent English, who is willing to show and explain you what makes this city so nice. The quality of service is very important to us, we want you to feel the most comfortable and appreciated possible with us, and we will behave with you as your Parisian best friend. You will be able to ask all the questions you have as it is a private tour, dedicated to your group only. Feel also free to contact us before booking if you prefer, in order to get a sense of what we are like and to discuss your wishes prior to booking our services.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Skip the long lines and uncover the secrets of French royalty with this family-friendly tour of Versailles. Your guide, an art historian who specializes in family tours, will provide all children with activity sheets. As you tour the ornate rooms and lush palace gardens, your kids will be on the hunt for royal symbols and secrets. Listen to entertaining anecdotes that bring the colorful history of Versailles to life.
Delve deep into the world’s largest collection of Impressionist paintings on this 2-hour skip-the-line Musée d’Orsay audio tour. Many visitors to Paris’ famous Musée d’Orsay experience long queues and hours of waiting.Pick up your audio guide from our redemption place nearby the Museum and begin your tour by skipping the line and head straight inside! Marvel at famous masterpieces such as Degas’ ‘Petite danseuse de 14 ans’ and Manet’s ‘Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe.’ Explore at your leisure as your audio guide shines a light on the techniques and technologies at play in the works.
Paris is known for its rich and vast culinary culture and with this food tour, you'll get to sample some of the finest gastronomic offerings in town. You'll explore the 7th arrondissement of Paris, visiting chic streets full of cheese mongers, butchers, and bakeries, with the neighborhood’s iconic Eiffel Tower in the background.
Discover hidden treasures and top attractions around the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides on this 3-hour Paris walking tour. Follow your guide through the 7th arrondissement and admire Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’ in the Musée Rodin’s gardens. See where Napoleon is buried at Les Invalides and sample French cheese and pastries in traditional shops along the grand boulevards. Cross the Champ de Mars for fine views over the Eiffel Tower and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What's the best way to experience 7th Arrondissement?
The best ways to experience 7th Arrondissement are:
- Lido de Paris Dinner Show with Optional Champagne and Hotel Transfer
- Skip the Line: Small-Group Eiffel Tower Sunset Tour
- Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise & Montmartre Small Group Visit
- Customized 2-Day Private Tour in Paris
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