Would you like to experience a special VIP treatment during your VIP Paris Discovery Full Day and Orsay Museum tour?
VIP Tours will give you full satisfaction taking you on this unforgettable journey of 8 hours in the city of lights. That will introduce you to the most marvelous and renowned monuments and sites of Paris as well as to the largest collection of Impressionist paintings in the world.
Your personal, licensed driver-guide who is a specialist of the history of Paris and Orsay Museum will pick you up at your hotel in a luxurious Mercedes minivan or car and will tailor your tour to your specific wishes and needs.
During the VIP Paris Discovery Full Day and Louvre Museum tour, you will admire the outstanding monuments as the Opera Garnier, the Place Vendôme (a jewel of architecture from the 17thC), the Palais Royal, before stopping at the Orsay Museum where your personal guide will take you for a private guided visit (you will avoid all the lines). The Orsay Museum is housed in the former Gare d’Orsay, an impressive Beaux-Arts railway station built in 1900. The museum holds mainly French Art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture and photography. It is best known for its extensive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces (the largest in the world) by such painters as Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Sisley, Seurat, Berthe Morisot, Toulouse Lautrec, Gauguin and Van Gogh. The normal duration of the visit is about 2h-2h30.
It is now time for your lunch break in a very nice, typical French restaurant or brasserie (lunch not included in the price) before following the Seine River to the Ile de La Cite where you will make a stop to have a private guided visit of the splendid Cathedral Notre Dame.
Then, you will discover from outside the Sainte Chapelle, the Conciergerie (former seat of the Royal power), the Hotel de Ville and the Ile St Louis before joining one of the most famous areas of Paris: the Marais district. There, you will have time for a small walking tour through the streets full of history with your personal guide that will take you to the first Royal Square in Paris: Place des Vosges.
After that, your personal guide will cross the Seine River to continue your journey on the Left Bank (the « Old Paris »), with the Latin Quarter (student quarter), the Sorbonne (university), the Pantheon (rest place of the great men of France), the Luxembourg Gardens, the Church St Sulpice, the Saint Germain district (home of many jazz musicians, writers and painters since the roaring twenties), where you will make a break in a French “patisserie” enjoying one of their delicious pastries.
After this culinary break, you will continue your ride along the French Institute, the Orsay Museum, the Concorde Square (the largest square in Europe where the French Revolution took the life of the King and the Queen), the Champs Elysées (most famous avenue in the world), the Arc de Triomphe, the Grand Palais, the Invalides, the Eiffel Tower where you will make a stop for photos before driving to Montmartre , the village of the artists (Picasso, Toulouse Lautrec, Van Gogh…) and the highest place in Paris (with an incredible view) where your personal your guide will take you for a walking tour to discover its unique scenery, the famous place du Tertre with its cafés and shops and the eternal white Sacre Coeur Basilica before driving you back again to your hotel.
This tour due to the VIP treatment that we provide will leave you without doubt outstanding memories of your stay in Paris.
(Entrance tickets to the Orsay Museum included).
* If you wish to have a private visit of the following monuments (Sainte Chapelle, Conciergerie, Invalides, Arc De Triomphe and Opéra Garnier) please warn us before to be able to fit it into your schedule. Also, please know that the price will be higher and you will not have enough time to see all of the monuments listed above.
Included in this tour
- 8h private licensed professional local guide
- Assistance of our professional driver
- Free Conciergerie service
- Orsay museum entrance tickets