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Tour de France in Paris, route in 2022

After a long journey through France and some border countries, the Tour de France will finish its race in Paris on 24 July. Take advantage of your stay in the capital to discover the main monuments. Our Paris Discovery tour allows you to explore the city at your own pace.

Summer in Paris, best kids activities

Summer is the perfect time to stroll around, explore new areas, rediscover Paris and enjoy the season's must-see events. Discover our selection of activities to do with your children. Get on board one of our buses to visit the City of Light without getting tired!

French National Day in Paris

Bastille Day, the national day of France, is celebrated on 14 July. This symbolic date in the middle of summer is the ideal time to go out and enjoy the many popular demonstrations and festive events: the fireworks, the popular balls or firemen's ball, the military parades...

Sporting events in Paris

Discover the Tootbus agenda of the main sporting events in Paris this summer: football, boxing, running, tennis, equestrian competition, rugby... Take advantage of the Tootbus tours to get to the various sports venues in the capital.

Gay Pride in Paris

You are visiting Paris in June? Take advantage of your trip to discover the city and don't miss the Gay Pride, now called Marche des Fiertés, on 25 June.

Paris Plages 2022, summer in Paris

Paris Plages is back this summer in the capital for its 20th edition. Take advantage of this opportunity to visit Paris at your own pace and discover the city's emblematic sites on board our Paris Discovery tour.

Top 10 Father's Day Activities in Paris

Father's Day is coming up and you're looking for ideas to share a family moment in Paris? On 19 June, celebrate your dad by discovering Paris in a panoramic bus or with our selection of unforgettable activities.

Ideas for festivals in Paris this summer

Do you want to punctuate your discovery of Paris with festive events this summer? This year is marked by the great return of festivals. Discover the capital's emblematic summer celebrations between music, cinema, humour and culture.

Make Music Day in Paris

Make Music Day returns to Paris for its 40th edition on 21 June 2022. Enjoy this special occasion to visit the capital during the day by panoramic bus thanks to our Paris Discovery tour. Then stroll through the City of Light at dusk, taking advantage of the various activities on offer.

Top 5 best spots to watch the sunset in Paris

Paris is a top destination for tourists from all over the world throughout the year. Known as the City of Light, the capital offers exceptional views at any time of the day. Nightfall is a unique moment when the flamboyant colours invite us to dream.

Museum Night in Paris

The Museum Night returns to Paris for its 18th edition on Saturday 14 May 2022. Take advantage of our Paris by Night tour to discover the City of Light at dusk, then head off to the Parisian museums, which are open until midnight for the occasion.

Activities for Mother's Day in Paris

This year, Mother's Day is on Sunday 29 May. Discover the capital of Paris in good company and have a great time with your family. Take advantage of this special occasion to visit Paris in one day by panoramic bus or do unforgettable activities.

Walking in Pigalle

Renowned for its nighttime folies, the Pigalle district is nevertheless a must-see for tourists visiting Paris. Most places, even the hidden ones, can be visited on foot in this neighborhood spanning into the 9th and 18th arrondissements. From the Boulevard de Clichy to the Boulevard de Rochechouart, here are some walking tours to live Pigalle.

10 Fascinating Facts about the Eiffel Tower you should know

On arrival in Paris, tourists who have never previously set foot in the French capital dream only of one thing: admiring the place nicknamed “the Iron Lady”. At over 300 metres high, for more than 40 years after its completion it was the tallest structure ever built. Here are some facts few people know about the Eiffel Tower.

The Paris Carnival, a popular Parisian festival

Enjoy a colourful February holiday by participating in the 24th edition of the Paris Carnival. We reveal the history of this popular Parisian festival, the theme of the festivities, the dates and the route proposed this year.

History of the Paris Carnival

As early as the 11th century, Parisians used to dress up during the Fête des Fous. In the Middle Ages, this pagan event took place at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Visit the bridges of Paris

Crossing the Seine, Paris is famous for its bridges: Discover their history and their characteristics. Our beautiful French capital has dozens of bridges over the Seine, 37 to be more precise. There are many others, whether they pass over the canals or over the peripherals or they that still serve as pedestrian footbridges. Each one has its own history and makes the charm of Paris.

Which districts to visit for a romantic weekend in Paris?

Paris is the city of love. If it is described as such, it is because of its exceptional beauty. It owes this to the charm of its architecture and its romantic walks. Every year, thousands of couples come here to enjoy an exceptional stay.

Top things to do in Paris during Easter holidays

The Easter holidays, also known as spring holidays, take place from 23 April to 9 May 2022. This period is an opportunity to discover many unmissable events in Paris with your family. Guided tours, exhibitions, museums, fairs, Tootbus presents a selection of activities and outings to do with children.

Parisian monuments to visit

Considered one of the most important cities in Europe and one of the most beautiful in the world, Paris is home to a wealth of monuments. Here is a short summary of the famous buildings and historical sites you should visit if you are in the French capital

Top things to do with kids in Paris in February

Take advantage of february half-term and discover the best of Paris with your family. Are you looking for ideas for outings for you and your children in the capital? Exhibitions, outings, museums, guided tours, we have put together a selection of activities to do with children.

Walks in Paris in february

Kids Tour

Are you looking for an activity that the whole family will enjoy to visit Paris in a fun and educational way?

Paris along the Seine river

Ah, Paris. For centuries, the City of Light has been the dream destination of sweethearts and all those who love French culture and lifestyle. It is widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and once there it’s impossible to keep from falling under its spell. The magic of its great historic monuments guarantees you an unforgettable trip through time. Experience the allure of the Haussmann-style buildings, one of the city’s signature characteristics. Delight in the authentic, picturesque atmosphere of the cobblestone streets in Montmartre or the Marais. Enjoy a glass of wine on a balcony overlooking the rooftops. Explore the city by night like Hemingway for a Midnight in Paris-style adventure, losing yourself in ancient times.

Les balades sur les quais de Seine à Paris

Certains des plus beaux monuments de Paris se trouvent le long de la Seine. Une promenade sur les quais de Seine est donc l’occasion idéale de les contempler.  A pied, à vélo, en bateau ou en bus, découvrez nos idées de balades.

Tout savoir sur l'histoire de l’Arc de triomphe et sa visite

Au bout de la plus belle avenue du monde, l’Arc de triomphe domine le 8ème arrondissement de Paris. Les 49 mètres de hauteur du plus grand arc du monde offrent un point de vue exceptionnel sur les Champs-Elysées et la tour Eiffel. Découvrez le portrait de ce symbole de la capitale française.

All you need to know about Père Lachaise cemetery

The largest Parisian cemetery located in Paris’ arrondissement, is the capital’s cult and ineludible place. More than 60,000 people rest there including many celebrities and historical people. The Père Lachaise cemetery houses the tombs of Molière, Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison.

Visiting Paris for 1 to 3 days

Visiting the capital for 1, 2 or 3 days? Want to make sure you don't miss the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe or Notre Dame Cathedral? Are you planning a shopping spree or a romantic stay? Discover the must-see Paris tours so you don't miss out on any of the City of Light!

Stroll through Paris Chinatown

Bordered on two sides by Choisy and Ivry avenues and by boulevard Masséna on the third side, the Choisy triangle in the 13th arrondissement of Paris is home to a large Asian community. For shops, restaurants, or just a walk, experience the unmissable sights of Chinatown.

Visit the Paris Catacombs

Paris sometimes looks a little like Swiss cheese. Between the metro, the sewers and other tunnels, the capital city seems to have several different levels. In fact, the entire southern part of the city is crisscrossed by a very specific underground network that is known throughout the world as the Paris Catacombs. These former quarries were transformed into a municipal ossuary in the 19th century, and is quite a fascinating network of tunnels filled with skeletons and skulls! Learn all there is to know about visiting the Paris Catacombs.

Nights out in République and Oberkampf district

We’ve already done a general guide to nights out in the Latin district. Of course, it goes without saying that there are also other places you can go to enjoy an evening out in Paris. Today, we’re taking a look at Oberkampf and République, which as well as being one of Paris’s liveliest areas are particularly well-known for their various bars. So get ready to discover what you can expect to find in the evenings in and around Oberkampf and République.

The Louvre Museum: everything you need to know

The world's largest art museum was opened in 1793. It offers visitors a collection of almost 460,000 paintings and sculptures over an area of over 7,000 m2. Located in the heart of the capital, it is visited by more than 7,000,000 tourists every year.

Do you really know the Basilica of Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre?

One of the most iconic monuments of Paris, the Basilica of Sacré-Cœur sits at the top of Montmartre.

1 Day in Paris – Visit Paris by bus in 1 Day

Get some height! Marvel at the Seine, Notre-Dame or the Eiffel Tower from the upper deck of our open-air, double-story buses. Breathtaking views guaranteed! With a single Pass, hop-on and off wherever and whenever you like, from our Paris Iconic Route.

All about the Grand Palais

Located in the heart of Paris on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the Grand Palais is an iconic monument of Paris. Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900 and dedicated “by the French Republic to the glory of French art”, it was designated as a historic monument in 2000.