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Big Bus Paris Night Tour

Paris, France
Big Bus Paris Night Tour

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icon2 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 11 more


This tour allows you to see the "City of Light" after dark on a city bus tour. See the Paris' landmarks and monuments illuminated, such as the Palais Garnier, Moulin Rouge, Champs-Elysees, and the Eiffel Tower. Listen to recorded commentary in several languages to shed light on each location's history.
  • Tour of Paris at night on an open-top bus
  • See top Paris attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, and Moulin Rouge
  • Recorded commentary in several languages
  • Multiple departure times to fit your schedule

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

See top Paris icons at night on a WiFi-equipped double-decker, with live or recorded commentary.
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Choice of 2 -hour sightseeing tour of Paris at night
Recorded commentary in a choice of 11 digital languages
Free headphones
Free on-board Wi-Fi
Sparkling Lights of the Eiffel Tower
Hotel pickup and drop-off
156 Av. des Champs-Élysées , 156 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France
9:15 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
Find your way to the Big Bus stop, where you board your bus for the night city bus tour. Departure time varies seasonally. 

Settle into your seat and watch the lit-up sights of Paris as you pass by. Snap impressive nighttime photos of landmarks such as the Moulin Rouge, the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, and the Eiffel Tower. 

Explore the city at your own pace, hopping off at any of the stops to have a look around. See full list of stops in the Itinerary section.
Pass By:  
Highlights: Eiffel Tower / Moulin Rouge / Champs-Elysees / Big Bus Paris / Palais Garnier / Esplanade des Invalides / Carrousel du Louvre / Moulin Rouge
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Big Bus - France
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Bring a sweater, even if it’s warm outside (78) the wind will make you wish you had a wrap of some kind." See review
  • "It’s difficult to find the bus stop bc it doesn’t make special note for the tour company - just look for a regular bus stop with a company representative checking you in." See review

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Great tour, just be prepared for what you'll experience
, Aug 2022
Seeing the sights at night was a great experience, our whole group was glad we'd done this tour. Fair warning on a few aspects though. The ride is pretty bumpy, kind of rough, so that took a bit to get used to. The headset jacks weren't the greatest, so had to jiggle that and actively push it in at times to keep hearing the sound - though it was great audio for a tour like this with humor mixed in and filler music between the talking. Lastly, there are numerous places on the tour where half of the riders had to dodge tree branches. Not sure how to make that aspect better, but was a true danger at times due to the speed of the bus and the amount of the trees! Lastly, it was a bit tedious waiting at the end for the show at the Eiffel Tower to happen before we could end the tour, but overall enjoyed and would recommend.
, Aug 2022
The tour did not take place. The bus was parked at the curb but no driver or representative of Big Bus showed up. Very rude and unprofessional. I wasted $25 in taxi fare for a no-show tour and I want a reimbursement plus a refund for the tour.
Tour guide could be more...
, Aug 2022
Tour guide could be more accommodating to queries of guests. Communication about the meeting place isn’t that clear. Experience was okay.
Great night initiation to the City of Lights
, Aug 2022
We did this with our 20, 18 and 16 on the first night of our arrival. Highly recommend- great way to take it in for the first time. Check the weather. It’s only worth it if you’re at the top of the bus. Dress warm for a colder night.
Evening in Paris
, Aug 2022
No pictures,photos or paintings I have seen compare to actually looking up at the Iffell tower it was stunning
Paris at night - amazing!
, Aug 2022
I’ve been to Paris 8 times and this is the first time I booked a tour like this. So very happy with this experience. EVERYONE should do this tour, even if you live here. Touring this most amazing city at night, high up on top of a bus, gives you such a different perspective! The final stop to watch the light show on the Eiffel Tower was the most incredible experience!
Fix the bus audio
, Aug 2022
They need to fix the audio on the tour bus. Our 4 rows had no audio through our headphones. Hard to hear the tour
1 traveler found this review helpful
Very happy with the Big...
, Aug 2022
Very happy with the Big Bus! Night Tour was Fantastic! I will recommend to everyone especially for people with the interest in history to find the best from it.
Complete disaster
, Aug 2022
Turned up before departure time to join a very long queue and after watching numerous buses fill up top decks and leave was told that there were no buses left and either we return the following night(which we could not as it was our last night in Paris) or sit inside the bus. Asked for a refund and was refused, either get on or don't. As a result sat inside a very hot bus whilst the driver drove like a madman through the streets. Finally stopped at Trocadero and the driver disappeared. Whilst passengers on top took photos we sat inside unable to see much of anything. Feeling quite unwell from the heat we decided to get off the bus and took an uber back to our hotel. Outrageous that the tour booked more passengers than they could fit and no refund offered. There were at least 20 passengers that did not get a seat and many left in anger. The driver was rude and could not care at all that people's plans were ruined. It was my birthday and first time my daughter and I were seeing Paris at night. Disappointed is an understatement, I want my money back as the company failed to provide what I paid for, that is a panoramic tour on the roof top with audio guide.
None, we did not make the...
, Aug 2022
None, we did not make the trip because we didn’t finish another trip in time to make it to this trip. I’m hoping that my money will be refunded. Thanks
Great overview or the...
, Aug 2022
Great overview or the city and picture taking opportunity! Basic bus tour no frills, fun open air activity!
City of lights
, Jul 2022
Amazing night, love the city, specially invalid, louvre, Eiffel Tower👌🏻 One of my favorite city in the world 🇫🇷
Light It Up
, Jul 2022
A nice view of most famous Parisian monuments and structures. Ending with the Eiffel Tower light show delighted everyone.
Amazing City of Lights
, Jul 2022
Finding the bus was simple enough! The bus was on time, audio was very informative and interesting! The view was amazing, but you do have to look out for low branches if you’re sitting on the top deck! Still worth it though!
Magical way to see Paris
, Jul 2022
Great way to see the city- seeing Paris at night is magical! The driver knew exactly where to stop and position the bus for optimal viewing for everyone.Must do!
Excellent tour
, Jul 2022
Very nice, several buses so everybody had space up. The traject cover the icon places and the illuminated ones.
Great Bus Tour
, Jul 2022
Great Tour! I would recommend taking this tour if visiting Paris. We took the tour on our last night in Paris. The commentary was interesting and informative and the Eiffel tower stop was beautiful! It was a little confusing about where exactly to board the bus initially, but it all worked out. The only downside I would mention was the thoughtless couple sitting in front of us who insisted on smoking throughout the ride which I felt was quite impolite and offensive given that their smoke was blowing right in our direction. It would be nicer if it was a smoke free tour so that everyone can comfortably enjoy sitting at the top deck.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Get there early to wait in line to get best viewing
, Jul 2022
We really enjoyed the ride and seeing Paris at night and all the lights and the Eiffel Tower. What we weren’t prepared for were the long lines and not being able to sit up too because there were too many people. With that exception it was very cool.
Fantastic evening bus ride
, Jul 2022
A fantastic and memorable evening bus ride in beautiful Paris. A ride for whole the familie. A must do!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Epic Experience
, Jul 2022
It’s a lifetime adventure and Experience.Would definitely recommend to friends and family I’m coming again next year

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