Sightseeing route in Paris (from Arc de Triomphe to Louvre Museum)

Paris

【City description】

It is the capital in France. Because there are so many sightseeing spots, we made 3 tour routes. In this route, we begin the sightseeing at the Arc de Triomphe. Then, we walk on the Champs-Elysées Avenue to go to the Louvre Museum. The route is simple but there many sites on the way.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★★

【Time required】

 8 h ~

【Budget】

 36 euros (if you dont’s have the Paris Museum Pass)

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

Charles de Gaulle Étoile Station

It’s the subway station of the line 1, 2 and 6. It’s also the RER station of the line A.

★To visit the Arc de Triomphe, it is necessary to go down the stairs.



①Arc de Triomphe

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 12 euros (Paris Museum Pass is available)

Opening hour: 10 am- 10h 30 pm

Close: national holidays

【Paris Museum Pass (PMP)】
If you buy PMP, you can enter over 50 museums and monuments in Paris and in the region for free. In addition, you needn’t wait in line to buy a ticket. The price depends on the dates of PMP. So, we recommend you to buy the PMP at the beginning of the stay.
https://www.parismuseumpass.fr/t-en

★Go to Champs-Elysées Avenue.



②Champs Elysées

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go straight the avenue and turn right when you arrive at Clemenceau Square.



③Grand Palais

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: it depends on the exposition

Opening hour: 10 am- 8 pm (until 10 pm on Wednesday)

Close: Tuesday, national holidays, the period without exposition

★Go to another palais in front of the Grand Palais.



④Petit Palais

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 0 euro (the exposition is not free)

Opening hour: 10 am- 6 pm

Close: Monday

★Continue to walk on Champs-Elysées Avenue for 5 minutes.



⑤Concorde Square

 Place de la Concorde

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

⑥Tuileries Garden

 Jardin des Tuileries

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to a building on the right hand from the garden’s entrance.



⑦Orangerie Museum

 Musée de l’Orangerie

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 9 euros (Paris Museum Pass is available)

Opening hour: 9 am- 6 pm

Close: Tuesday

★Walk in the garden.



⑧Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go out from the garden.



⑨Louvre Museum

 Musée du Louvre

Time required: 3 h / Admission fee: 15 euros (Paris Museum Pass is available)

Opening hour: 9 am- 6 pm (until 9 h 45 on Wednesday)

Close: Tuesday

You should buy a ticket in Internet before the visit. In particulier, if you have Paris Museum Pass, you need reserve a special ticket with the visit hour in the site.
ttps://www.louvre.fr/en/homepage

★When you finish the visit, turn right at the exit. Then, turn right at Rivoli St as far as Palais Royal Square.



【Goal】

Palais Royal Louvre Museum station

Palais Royal Musée du Louvre

It’s the subway station of the line 1 and 7.

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