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Paris Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences


  • Eiffel Tower - a fantastic photo opportunity on your france vacation.
  • Visit the Mona Lisa at the Louvre - always a highlight on Paris tours.
  • Avenue des Champs-Elysees
  • Basilique du Sacre Coeur de Monmartre
  • Arc de Triomphe - not to be missed when booking your France vacation package.

Paris Tours 

Paris is known as the “City of Light”. The origin of this name comes from the Middle Ages which was the period of enlightenment. It is also known as the Capital of Fashion, which is no surprise when one thinks of all those famous French designers. This beautiful and romantic city, in many respects, resembles an outdoor museum with its attractive and elegant architecture and wide boulevards. In fact, a large section of the centre of the city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Paris is made up of 20 districts called Arrondissements, each one giving a different perspective to the city. The meandering River Seine dissects the city and adds enormously to the character and beauty of travel to Paris. 

Paris Trip Highlights

Paris’s principal boulevard is the elegant Champs-Élyées which cuts through the centre of the city with the iconic Arc de Triomphe located at one end and the Place de La Concorde at the other. Paris boasts several beautiful parks such as the Bois de Boulogne and the Bois de Vincennes, the two most extensive ones. In the centre of the city are three smaller but charming parks, the Tuileries which border onto the Louvre, the Jardin du Luxembourg on the left bank and the delightful if small Place des Vosges surrounded by lovely houses and cafes, all to be enjoyed on Paris tours. 

Food and Shopping 

Two excellent reasons to enjoy Paris have nothing to do with its popular tourist attractions. Enjoying a taste of Parisian culinary prowess is a must whether it is just sitting at an outside café watching the world go by with coffee and a croissant, or enjoying a meal at one of the vast number of quality restaurants that abound here. Excellent shopping opportunities can also be found not only in big Paris department stores such as the Galerie Lafayette, but in the many boutique shops that can be found everywhere on Paris tours. 

Museums 

There are many must-see attractions and iconic sights to explore on a France vacation. For culture buffs, the Louvre Museum would be an excellent starting point. It is one of the largest and most important museums in the world and is housed in the expansive Louvre Palace, situated in the 1st Arrondissement, with over 1 million works of art including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo. The Musee d’Orsay used to be a century old railway station, the Gare d’Orsay and was converted into an art gallery in 1986. When it opened the museum contained some 2300 paintings, 1500 sculptures and 1000 other objects. Most of these works of art came from other museums but over time, the collection has expanded and covers a period from the mid-nineteenth Century. It contains works by many important Impressionist painters such as Degas, Rodin, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne, van Gogh and others. 

Two other museums of note are the Rodin Museum dedicated to the sculptor, Augustus Rodin and the Pompidou Centre devoted to contemporary art and design.

Attractions 

Towering over the city is the Eiffel Tower which can be seen from almost anywhere in Paris. The tower rises to a height of 300 metres/984 feet and was completed at the end of the Nineteenth Century. Another major landmark visible from most of Paris is the round domed Sacre Coeur Basilica located on a hill in the atmospheric Montmartre district, also well worth a visit on a France vacation with its many street artists and cafes. Then of course, there is the Gothic style Notre Dame Cathedral located on the River Seine and dating back hundreds of years. 

The list of attractions goes on and on but too numerous to mention in one page. However, time should be allotted to visit at least one of the two major and elegant historical palaces situated just outside the city on travel to Paris, Versailles and Fontainebleau, past homes of French royalty.

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your France Tours on one of Goway's other European tours. You can allso choose from a London vacation, an Amsterdam vacation or a Belgium vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from France.

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Paris, France

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    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Trace the footsteps of Monet, Renoir, and Van Gogh and admire masterworks of Impressionism on this unique journey through France. Start in Paris where you’ll tour the Musee d’Orsay and visit Versailles. Continue south to explore Provencal villages, Roman ruins, and the stunning coastline of the French Riviera.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,779
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Eat + Drink: Paris to Bordeaux

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Enjoy the culinary delights of France with small group experiences in Paris and Bordeaux. Discover the famous markets and patisseries in Paris. Then, enjoy breakfast at the Louvre. In Bordeaux, discover the most important wine regions, taste local cheeses and explore the Bay of Arcachon and oyster tasting.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,259
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essence of Loire Valley & Bordeaux

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Embark on a 10-day tour of the Loire Valley and Bordeaux and discover France’s celebrated history and main sites of interest. Starting in Paris, cruise the Seine, climb the Eiffel Tower, and Skip the Line at the Louvre. In Tours and Bordeaux, visit wineries, see chateaux, and enjoy local delicacies.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,792
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Alsace Deluxe: Paris to Strasbourg

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Spend 8 days visiting Paris and the region of Alsace. In Paris, enjoy a private tour of Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower, and Versailles. Then, cruise the Seine and see the Louvre Museum after hours for a wine tasting. Finally, head to Strasbourg, explore its old town and discover its Germanic roots.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,090
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • France Deluxe: Paris to Nice

    DELUXE | PRIVATE: Spend 9 days discovering a luxurious side of Paris and the French Riviera. In Paris, see great works of art at the Louvre, the grandeur of the Eiffel Tower and opulence at the Palace of Versailles. In Nice, discover the city, the legendary Bay of Billionaire’s and explore charming Provencal villages.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,009
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • A Tale of Two Cities: London & Paris

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: You're invited to spend time in two of the World’s greatest cites, London and Paris. You'll also get to know the English countryside with a day tour to Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, the Cotswold’s and Oxford, and later, visit the remarkable gardens of Govern and the Palace of Versailles.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,063
    Trip Type:
    Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic European Vistas: Cities, Mountains & Lakes

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Follow in the footsteps of the Grand Tour, travelling from Paris to Milan on this sublime Europe vacation. Take in the sights and culture of some of the world’s great cities, and the spectacular natural beauty of the Alps.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,933
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Classics (Bestsellers), Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • La Belle France: Small Group Tour Paris to Paris

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    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,666
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
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  • Classic European Sampler: London, Paris & Amsterdam

    Get to know about three major European cities with both individual and guided tours. With the history and pomp of London to the sophistication of Paris and the quaint charm of Amsterdam, the many contrasts will bring you much enjoyment.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,491
    Trip Type:
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  • Paris & Maldives Love Affair

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Escape with Goway on the ultimate romantic getaway. Take in all that the City of Lights has to offer, from the Eiffel Tower to the charming restaurants and bars of the Latin Quarter, before heading to the Maldives and relaxing on the white-sand beaches.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,237
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Discover Paris

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the City of Light on this affordable trip to France. Staying in moderate accommodations, you’ll enjoy a glimpse of Parisian bliss as you head between landmarks on a guided coach tour and skip the line at the Eiffel Tower. You’ll also have a Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass to explore the city at your leisure.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 646
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Highlights of Paris

    See the City of Light by coach, cruise and view from atop! Stay in first class accomodations and enjoy a panoramic city tour, boat cruise on the Seine, then skip the lines at the Eiffel Tower. Continue your cultural exploration as you head to Giverney and Versailles, two of France's most examples of artistic grandeur.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,125
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Normandy Uncovered: Paris to Paris

    For art lovers, history enthusiasts, or those fascinated by the infamous D-Day landing, this short Normandy trip from Paris is an essential extension to any Europe tour.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,619
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Specialty Groups & Events
    France See Trip Details
  • Paris and Normandy by River Cruise

    Discover Normandy on this incredible river cruise journey. Start in Paris, where you’ll tour the Louvre and see the famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower. Then join Ama Waterways for a river cruise through Normandy where you’ll tour medieval chateaus, visit the beaches of D-Day, and venture through a landscape made famous by Impressionist painters like Claude Monet.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,686
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Paris and the Loire Valley Barge Cruise

    Embark on a journey through the Loire Valley on this trip to France. Starting in Paris, you’ll cruise through the picturesque Loire Valley, stop off at charming country towns to visit historical sites and sample local food and wine, and enjoy a taste of France’s famous “Joie de vivre.”
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,092
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    France See Trip Details
  • Paris: Hotel Napoleon: Stays of Distinction

    See the City of Light while staying in deluxe accommodations. One night, head on an intimate private-guided tour of the city lit up in all its glory. The next day, enjoy a 3-course meal during an evening river cruise, sipping on champagne as you admire magnificent views of Parisian monuments.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,231
    Trip Type:
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