The Paris Pass

January 14th, 2015 / / No Comments »

Louvre_ParisThe Paris Pass

For those considering a few days in Paris, it can be worth investing in a The Paris Pass for discounted entry to a number of top visitor attractions in the city.

A Paris Pass offers entry to 60 top visitor attractions in Paris including;

  • The Louvre
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Palace of Versailles
  • Notre Dame Towers
  • Musee D’Orsay
  • Centre Pompidou
  • Montparnasse Tower
  • Bateaux Parisiens River Cruise

For those looking to visit a number of top visitor attractions, the Paris Pass can save you money on entry charges and transport costs.

The Paris Pass..a Good Idea?

Not only does the Paris Pass offer entry to 60 visitor attractions within the city, it also includes unlimited journeys on the Paris Metro, Buses, Trams & Montmartre Funicular within zones 1-3.  Furthermore the Paris Pass comes with fastrack access at select attractions such as the Louvre & Musee D’Orsay to help you avoid the queues.

The Paris Pass is available for 2, 4 or 6 CONSECUTIVE days with the best savings on the longer period passes.

Whilst it is a considerable investment, it is worth undertaking a quick calculation to understand the potential savings you can make….remember to include your free transport costs too.

More details available at The Paris Pass.




Top Tips for the Paris Museum Pass

1. The Paris Pass is only available for consecutive days use, (either 2, 4 or 6 days), so it’s worth planning an itinerary to get best value for this pass.

2. Try to begin using your pass as early as possible on the first day of use. This pass is a day pass rather than a 24 hour rollover pass, so the earlier the better for value for money.

3. Try to be realistic as to how many Paris attractions you will be able to visit in one day as sightseeing is tiring work!  You will need to balance value for money with realistic sightseeing goals.

4. Unfortunately, this Paris Pass does not allow for any rest days. Consider your sightseeing stamina for those contemplating a 4 or 6 day pass!

5. Keep an eye out for for separate fastrack entrances at those attractions that offer a speedier entry…a great tip to beat the queues at popular attractions.

6. Remember that the Paris Pass also includes free transport options too, (see above).

7. The great benefit of a Paris Museum Pass is that it encourages you to visit less well known attractions. Yes, the Louvre is a given but there a some great hidden gems in Paris too!

8. If you are planning a day to visit the Palace of Versailles, remember that this is some way outside of the city centre & may take the full day to visit.

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By Liz Walsh


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