Is the Paris Pass 2022 worth it? We review prices and value here

As glorious as it is, Paris can be expensive. There are two main Paris attractions passes available and each offers a great many benefits that could make it a good value to some people, but for many others these passes are poor value, or worse yet, might encourage visitors into such a sightseeing frenzy in order to get their money’s worth that they are unable to really enjoy the wonders of the city.

You can get a good look at most important Paris travel costs, translated into US dollars or any currency you like, on the main page. But here we are going to be concentrating on attractions, museums, and transportation prices to examine the value of the Paris Pass, the Paris Museum Pass, and the Paris Travel Pass that is included with the main Paris Pass.

Note: This article was first written in 2011, and has been updated regularly, most recently in August, 2022. This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated (at no extra cost to you) if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. This helps to keep this site going.

COVID Updates in 2022 for the Paris Pass

As you might already know, a lot of the included attractions in the Paris Pass have been closed off and on since March, 2020. Now that we are in 2022, things are starting to look up and it seems likely that vaccinated visitors will be able to explore Paris almost completely.

Even though many attractions have raised their prices since the start of 2020, the Paris Pass itself is now quite a bit cheaper than before. It’s a MUCH better deal than it used to be, at least at the moment.

Paris Passes are good for two years from the date or purchase AND they will give a full refund of any unused passes for the first year. So, with that said, there isn’t much risk if you buy a Paris Pass, and prices will probably go back up once things are closer to being back to normal.

The main Paris attraction passes

  1. Paris Pass – This includes a Paris Museum Pass, a Paris Attractions Pass, and a public transportation pass for the length of the main pass.
  2. Paris Museum Pass – This includes only admission to nearly every major museum in Paris.
  3. Paris Visite travel card – This is the unlimited public transportation card for Paris that you can buy once you arrive.

The main Paris Pass that we are discussing here actually includes the museum pass and the transportation card, as well as the Attractions Pass that gets you onto the hop-on, hop-off bus tour, the Bateaux Parisiens River Cruise, the wine tasting experience (including a free bottle of wine), and many other top sights.

Prices for the Paris attraction and transportation passes

Paris Pass 2022 prices

2-day passes

  • 2-day Adult Paris Pass: €124
  • 2-day Child Paris Pass (ages 4 to 11): €42

3-day passes

  • 3-day Adult Paris Pass: €149
  • 3-day Child Paris Pass: €52

4-day passes

  • 4-day Adult Paris Pass: €169
  • 4-day Child Paris Pass: €62

6-day passes

  • 6-day Adult Paris Pass: €199
  • 6-day Child Paris Pass: €72

Exclusive discount for Price of Travel readers

Prices of the most popular museums covered by the Paris Museum Pass, which is included with the Paris Pass

Louvre Museum: €17

Obviously you can visit Paris and not visit the Louvre, so it’s good that it’s included in the Paris Pass. You now have to make reservations for your visit, but it’s an enormous place so that is usually simple. The building itself is a historic palace that would be worth a tour even if it didn’t contain the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, among thousands of other important pieces.

If you are an art fanatic, feel free to spend 4 or 6 hours in the Louvre or even visit twice. But honestly for most people, it gets overwhelming after an hour or maybe two. When I bring new people to Paris I walk them to the Mona Lisa and then to the Venus de Milo. By that time we’ve passed by thousands of paintings and sculptures and been there 45 minutes. After that we look around at anything else that has caught our eye, and then exit through the gift shop. A focused hour is more enjoyable for most people than wandering around for four hours unsure of what you are looking at. It’s also always pretty crowded.

Musée d’Orsay: €16

Located across the Seine from the Louvre in a gorgeous former train station, the Orsay Museum is actually more enjoyable for most people because it’s far more compact and yet also filled with super famous pieces. Here, along with smaller crowds, you’ll see one of Van Gogh’s Starry Nights, Whistler’s Mother by Whistler, and Bal du moulin de la Galette by Renoir. Honestly, you’ll probably recognize at least 10 or 12 famous paintings and you won’t wear out a pair of shoes in doing so.

Arc de Triomphe: €13

You already know what the Arc de Triomphe looks like, and it’s definitely worth going up to the observation deck on top because you’ll get many of your best Paris photos from there. Most people will climb the 234 stairs, but they also have an elevator for anyone who doesn’t look like climbing 234 stairs is possible (or a wise move). The HOHO buses stop here and it’s a good place to get off for a visit because many other people also get off so there will be empty seats on top when you want to get back on. That isn’t true of several other stops.

Sainte-Chapelle: €11.50

Conveniently located just a short walk from Notre Dame cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle church will be another unexpected highlight of your Paris visit. This 800-year-old church has easily the world’s most impressive and beautiful stained glass windows in several different rooms. It’s breathtaking when you first see it, and one other great feature is that it’s small enough that you can easily enjoy it in less than an hour. The Paris Pass allows you to pack in many smaller and quicker attractions like this without worrying about going broke in the process.

What ISN'T included in the Paris passes

  • Eiffel Tower – 2nd floor elevator: €16.60, 3rd floor elevator: €25.90
  • Catacombs of Paris: €15.00

Extras included in ONLY the Paris Attractions Pass

Eiffel Tower guided climb to 2nd floor: €36

This is an exclusive deal for Paris Pass holders and it’s not for everybody, but it will be the highlight of your Paris trip for many. This is a climb of the 674 stairs up to the 2nd Floor (out of 3) with interesting live commentary and explanations in English. It takes 3 to 4 hours in total, so you won’t be racing up. If you are fit enough this will be amazing. And honestly, the 3rd floor isn’t much higher and it’s so high that all of your best photos will be from the 2nd Floor anyway.

Wine Tasting: €35.00 (includes free full-size bottle of wine for each person)

If you want to learn more about wine and try a few interesting French bottles then this is perfect. It’s a long block from the Louvre but an easy walk along the Seine, so it’s an ideal activity to schedule for after your Louvre visit. You get an English-language mini tour in a historic cellar explaining the key aspects of wine making, and then samples of three different wines near the end. They even send each visitor away with a full bottle of French wine to take with you, so it’s a hard one to pass up.

1-day Big Bus Paris hop-on, hop-off tour: €42.00

This is a full-day hop-on, hop-off pass on the doubledecker bus that goes by and stops at almost every major tourist attraction in Paris in about a 3-hour loop. You can use it as transportation to get from one attraction to another, but I highly recommend starting early and doing the full loop once before hopping off. I’ve done at least 25 similar HOHO bus tours in major cities and the Paris one is easily my favorite. Paris is compact enough that the loop isn’t too long, and all of the main sights are clustered on either side of the Seine, so you don’t waste much time driving through random areas.

Whether you buy a Paris Pass or not, I highly recommend you take the HOHO bus tour on your first full morning in the city, and you will have seen all of the main sights and know how to get back to them later before noon.

Bateaux Parisiens River Cruise: €18.00

In my opinion, this is the other must-do tour in Paris, whether you buy a Paris Pass or not. These large boats with plenty of top-deck outdoor seating leave from near the Eiffel Tower on a frequent basis, but they are popular so it’s wise to get there a bit earlier than you want to depart. The trick is to select a departure right around sunset. Paris is stunning as it is lighting up for the evening, and you pass under 18 bridges that are each lit up in a unique way. By the time you get back to the Eiffel Tower an hour later, it will also be gorgeously lit up for amazing photos.

Parc Astérix: €55

This large theme park in the northeast suburbs of Paris is based on the Astérix comic book and characters, so it’s a great option and compromise if you are traveling with young ones. The places has many roller coasters and other thrill rides to go along with the character themed attractions. There are buses that leave from central Paris that take you to the park for a fee. You can also take the RER train to Charles de Gaulle Airport and then a special shuttle from that train station to the park.

Montmartre & Sacré Coeur walking tour: €36

Leaving three times per day (10AM, 2PM, 5PM), this 90-minute walking tour is a highly recommended way to get to know perhaps Paris’ most interesting neighborhood. Especially gorgeous at night (so the 5PM tour could be perfect), Montmarte is the city’s most famous art district and community. At its center is the namesake hill with the stunning Sacré Coeur cathedral perched on top. This will be one of your favorite stops in Paris and some of your favorite photos as well.

Grevin Wax Museum: €25.00

This is the French equivalent of Madame Tussauds and it’s far more enjoyable than most people expect. With a central location close to several other included attractions, the Grevin Wax Museum is in a gorgeous building filled with over 450 characters that look so lifelike that you keep expecting them to move. There are obviously many French historical figures, but also international historical figures and athletes and actors and pop stars. You’ll know scores of them. While it’s true that you might not normally pay €25 to visit a wax museum, it’s great with the Paris Pass because you can just pop in for an hour or so in between other places. Most people are very impressed.

The Paris Big Bus Tour and Seine River Cruise are great ways to get oriented for first-time visitors

On your first visit to Paris you definitely want to visit the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, and hopefully the Palace of Versailles (a bit outside the city center), but you also want to have a good look at the city of Paris itself.

Whether you buy the Paris Pass or not, you’ll want to strongly consider taking the Paris Big Bus Tour (included in the Paris Pass) as well as the Seine River Cruise. Both of these offer an excellent and efficient look at all of the famous places you might want to visit later, and you can do both of them in half a day. Take the hop-on, hop-off bus tour as early in the day as you can, and plan on doing the Seine river cruise just after sunset in order to see how beautifully lit the bridges and famous buildings are at night.

Is the Paris Pass good value?

If all of the above seems confusing, you are in good company. These ‘city cards’ can be a great tool for many first-time visitors to destinations, but in some cases they cost too much or disrupt your trip in other ways. Before a trip it’s easy to plan 4 or 5 museums and attractions for each day, but once you arrive that always feels too ambitious. A big part of what makes Paris so incredible is the gorgeous city itself, not just the museums and main sights.

Another thing to consider is that if you lock in your sightseeing expenses before you arrive there will be the temptation to just rush from one thing to the next to get the most from your money. If you happen to have a day when you only get to one or two attractions, you might have a sense of guilt over missing your pre-trip goals.

On the other hand, if you prefer to pay in advance and then challenge yourself to make sure you see all the amazing sights that Paris has to offer, then the Paris Pass can be a great deal. If you are mostly interested in the museums then the Paris Museum Pass is probably the better deal, but if you also want to take a bus tour or a river cruise or do the wine tasting then the Paris Pass is the way to go.

For great value hotels check out our recommended Paris hotels section, which gives you 5 excellent choices without the hassle of going through nearly two thousand hotels in the area.

New: How to get the most out of a 2-Day or 3-Day Paris Pass

Important advice for getting good value out of a Paris Pass

After using so many of these city passes through the years, and also getting some comments from customers who don’t feel like they got good value out of the Paris Pass, I can reveal two important bits of advice for Paris Pass holders.

1. Start early in the day, at least on your first couple days using the pass

The number one struggle for those who regretted buying a Paris Pass is starting early enough. Especially on your first couple of days using the Paris Pass you are strongly encouraged to leave your hotel by 09:00 or so, and go to the most popular attractions first. Places like the Louvre or the bus tour tend to not get too busy until 11:00 or so, which means that if you start on those things right after breakfast you will have time to do TWO top attractions before lunch. After that you’ll have the rest of the day to do one, two, or three more activities, and you’ll still have the whole evening free to have a long dinner and wander the beautiful neighborhoods.

NOTE: As of August, 2019, the Louvre requires an advance reservation. You can make the reservation at the Paris Pass pickup desk or online using a link they will provide.

Some people complain that by the time they got to their first attraction of the day, the place was packed, so they started on a bad note and then felt rushed the rest of the day trying to catch up.

2. Plan your day and route before you leave your hotel

The Paris Pass comes with a very helpful booklet that shows all of the attractions on a map, with hours of operation. If you spend some time before you leave your hotel for the day, planning an efficient route that connects the attractions you want to see that day, it will all seem easy and you’ll get the most out of your Paris Pass.

If you aren’t able to plan ahead like this then maybe the Paris Pass isn’t ideal for you. If you aren’t able to spend a bit of time planning ahead, chances are you’ll be racing around and wasting a lot of time, and you’ll be unhappy with the Paris Pass.

The Paris Pass is ideal for:

  • First-time visitors to Paris who want to cover most of the main sights in a few days
  • Travelers who want to see and do as much as possible on a short trip
  • Visitors who want to orient themselves with the bus tour and Seine river cruise

The Paris Museum Pass by itself is ideal for:

  • Culture vultures who plan on visiting at least 2 museums each day but don’t care about tours or anything else
  • Budget travelers coming during busy season who want to skip the ticket queues

Visiting with no pass is ideal for:

  • Visitors spending more than 7 days in the city who might prefer to see only one sight per day
  • Backpackers and other extreme-budget travelers

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One last thing to consider about budgeting your time in Paris

There are plenty of free things to do in Paris, many of which should be high priorities for first-time visitors, including strolling the Champs-Élysées, exploring the Montmartre neighborhood, and admiring the Eiffel Tower and the Arch de Triumphe from the street, so spending a lot of money on museums and attractions isn’t necessarily the key to enjoying the city.

Also, remember that there are only so many hours in the day, and you can only do one thing at a time. The Louvre itself takes at least 3 hours even for a “quick” visit, and while you are inside it doesn’t matter if you get 50 or 100 other “free” things included, you’ll only have time to do a few per day at the most.

However…

The Paris Pass is a popular and efficient way for first-time visitors to see all the best sights in a short time, with little stress and almost no time wasted in ticket queues. Whichever way you decide to visit Paris, you will have a good time. If you can get a discount on the Paris Pass, it’s obviously a better deal and worth considering.

Paris Pass highlights video

Below you’ll see a short video that takes you through some of the highlights of the Paris Pass.

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  1. Heba says:

    Thank you very much, the article and comments have been very helpful. I am planning a trip for students aged 8-14 in July/August and was thinking of getting them these passes, now I realize they won’t be of much use to them, as they are not really interested in visiting any Museums.

    I have a few questions, if they’re staying for 5 days, the planned itinerary is 2 days Disneyland, 1 day Versailles, 2 days sightseeing: Eiffel tower, trocadero, arc de triomphe, champs d’elysee, river boat ride, sacre couer. does this sound good?
    how can these attractions be grouped together to minimize travel? what other attractions might be interesting for kids?
    do they need to spend the night in Disneyland if they are visiting for 2 consecutive days?
    what can they visit or do for free, given that they are students coming from cairo, egypt, so no EU ID?
    thank you

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Heba,

      I’m not sure how much help I’ll be, but I’ll try. I grew up very close to Disneyland in California, so I’ve never been to Disneyland Paris. I would have thought that one long day there would be enough, but I suppose two days would be better for kids of that age. It only takes about 40 minutes from Paris to Disney on the regional train (RER), so it’s not necessary to spend the night out there.

      I think your ideas for Paris sound good for kids. The Seine cruise only takes one hour and that should work well. I’m a big fan of the hop-on, hop-off bus in Paris, but that takes around 3 hours and they may not be patient enough for that. I’d recommend Googling “Paris for children” or something like that and you’ll find plenty of articles by family-travel bloggers and writers who will give you far better advice than I could give. Sorry I couldn’t help more. -Roger

  2. Yolanda Finley says:

    Nice summary – thank you! Is it required to use the pass in consecutive days once activated? Also, can you please review admission to the river cruise at night? I’ve read that one needs to go about one mile away to get a ticket for the boat, which causes frustrations then people just pay on the spot, which contradicts the use of the pass. Thanks very much!

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Yolanda,

      The Paris Pass (and all of these similar passes) are only active for consecutive days, but with the Paris Pass you can actually stagger it a bit. A “Paris Pass” is actually a Paris Museum Card, a Paris Attractions Pass, and a Metro Card. Each is valid for the number of days that you bought, but you can activate them on different days. So once you activate the Museum Card, it has to be used on consecutive days, but you don’t have to activate them on the same day. So you can, say, do the HOHO bus and the Seine Cruise on one day, and then begin your Museum Card starting the next.

      The Seine River cruise leaves from the south/left bank, just a bit west of the Eiffel Tower. You just get in the queue and show them your Paris Pass. They will give you a ticket for the next boat to leave, and you climb aboard. If you pay cash it’s the same process from the same ticket queue.

      The one thing that CAN be a bit frustrating is with the hop-on, hop-off bus if you pick up your Paris Pass at the Paris Pass office in Paris. The little office is about a mile from the main bus route and the bus company office, so if you are using it on your first day you have to pick up your Paris Pass at their office first and then walk or take the Metro to the bus office to climb aboard. You can board at any stop, but none of them are too close to the Paris Pass office. If you pick up your Paris Pass the day before then you can start using it the next day and get on an early bus.

      Again, I really recommend doing the cruise around sunset or even later. It passes under something like 20 bridges, and each of them is lit at night in an interesting way, along with many of the famous buildings on both banks. You’ll see some of the same areas on the HOHO bus during the day, so I really prefer the cruise at night. You’ll see why when you do it yourself. Bon voyage and let me know if you have any other questions. -Roger

  3. Joan says:

    Can the Paris pass and/or Museum pass be used more than once for the Louvre. We usually like to take two partial days there. Also can you go in and out of the Louvre on a particular visit.

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Joan,

      The Paris Pass consists of 3 things, one of which is the Museum Pass, so it’s really the same thing. My understanding is that the Museum Pass only allows one entry into each included museum per pass. My guess is that one reason they do that is to prevent people from sharing one pass between multiple people. When you enter the Louvre or any other attraction you just have to scan the Museum Pass without also showing ID.

      As far as two visits on the same day, I’m not 100% sure, but I suppose it’s possible that you could get your hand stamped or something like that. On the other hand, security is much tighter since the 2015 terrorist acts in Paris, so it might just be one entry and that’s it. Best of luck on this. -Roger

  4. Alex says:

    Hi,
    I will be visiting Paris with my GF between 9-15 April.
    She is under 26 and I have heard that she can enter most attractionsmuseums for Free. So the main question is do I benefit from getting the Museum pass and not waiting in the queues, when she will probably have to wait.
    From the other side- this gives me the possibility to visit more museums in case we have some free time.
    I am wondering if I should go for this card. And if it makes sense to buy one for my GF – to avoid the queues
    Regards,
    Alex

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Alex,

      It’s true that people from ages 18 to 25 can enter most Paris museums for free, as long as they can prove that they are citizens of the EU. More good news is that those people don’t have to wait in the queue. They just show proof of citizenship to the same entry person that you’d show your Paris Pass or Museum Pass to, and you both stroll right in.

      As such, you definitely don’t want to buy her a Paris Pass, and it makes even more sense for you to at least get a Museum Pass. Have a great trip. -Roger

  5. Priya Rathore says:

    Hi,
    Me and my colleague are travelling to NICE and we decided to explore Paris first for 2 days. We really want to see all the major attractions places but we are not sure how much it will cost and if we buy Paris Pass also, weather we will be able to utilize it in better way in 2 days or just the H O H O bus pass is enough to take for 2 days tour.

    Please suggest, We will be there on 3rd and 4 Th of March.

    Thanks

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Priya,

      If you will arrive in the morning of 3-March and will be staying through the late afternoon or evening on 4-March, a 2-day Paris Pass could be ideal. The HOHO bus is a great way to see the top attractions from the street, but with two days you’ll want to see inside many of them. The bus stops in front of the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, Orsay Museum, and very near the Opera, just to name a few. With a Paris Pass you could go inside all of those places and get back on the bus, so you could practically pay for the pass on the first day.

      The Seine River cruise leaves from the Eiffel Tower and is highly recommended to do just after dark in order to see all the bridges and buildings with the gorgeous flood-lighting, not to mention great views of the Eiffel Tower at night. On the other day you can do the wine tasting and get your free bottle of wine and visit everything else on your list.

      On the other hand, if you aren’t very interested in seeing the magnificent inside of the Louvre or the Orsay or the Sainte-Chapelle, then just taking the bus tour on your own should be enjoyable. Have a great trip and let me know if you have any other questions. -Roger

  6. Todd S says:

    Hi Roger,

    My wife and I are going to Paris in April for 5 days (Sun-Fri). We arrive at Orly Sunday morning and are leaving Friday by train to London. I am torn between the 3 or 4 day. I am probably going to get the 4 day. Since we can take our time seeing everything. We figure Sunday we are going to take it easy and do the Eiffel tower that day…especially since its not on the Paris Pass. Just curious how is it (crowd wise) in Paris. We leave Paris right before Easter Sunday.

    Thanks, Todd

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Todd S,

      Paris should not be overly crowded if you visit before Easter. The top attractions always seem crowded, but at least with the Paris Pass you can skip many of the longer queues. Really from May through September the crowds are heaviest, except for parts of August when it’s quiet again.

      As for the 3 days versus 4 days, I could go either way. On one hand, the difference in price is fairly small so the 4-day version allows you to see more and have to rush less. On the other hand, most people can see all of the Paris Pass sights that interest them in 3 days, and having an extra day where you don’t feel the need to see the famous sights is also nice. Have a great trip and let me know if you have any other questions. -Roger

  7. Sandra says:

    Hi Roger,

    I am meeting my daughter in Paris on 12/1. We will have 3 full days of Paris, leaving on the 5th to Madrid. i bought the 3 day ParisPass. I am still a little confused on how it works, since it allows only 2 days of Museums. I can’t find anything on your Q&A that answers my questions.
    1) Can I separate the museum pass (ex: day 1 & day 3) or do they have to be consecutive.
    2) What activities would fall on the non Museum Day. (?Paris Attraction Pass). So looking forward to Paris & seeing my daughter but want to make the best of the time there, since we also want to add catacombs & Eiffel Tower. Please advise.

    Thank you for all the information you provide, it has been very helpful.

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Sandra,

      I’ll be happy to try to help.

      1) No, those days have to be consecutive so if you use the Museum Pass on Day 1, it won’t be valid on Day 3.

      2) Popular attractions in the Attraction Pass are the (highly recommended) hop on, hop off bus tour, the Wine Tasting Experience (which includes a free bottle of wine), the Seine River Cruise (highly recommended in the evening to see the lights), the Montparnasse Tower observation deck, the Chocolate Museum, and the Opera House Tour. There are several others as well. Definitely do the bus tour early in the day, and the river cruise shortly after dark. Let me know if you have any other questions. -Roger

      1. Sandra says:

        Thank you for the quick replay!
        Do you suggest and is it possible to do all Attraction Pass has to offer on day 1 and use Museum Pass on day 2 & 3?
        Since you suggest hop on bus a good idea do first.

        Sandra

  8. Abigail says:

    This is such a handy guide. Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and I am sure most tourists would be willing to shell out as much as they can to make the most of the Paris experience. But there are a few others who cannot afford that. Again, this was really helpful!

  9. Jeremy says:

    Hi Roger
    My wife and I will be in Paris on the 12th of Nov and depart
    On the 20th. We will be staying in an apartment Junot avenue
    District 18 Montmartre area I believe.

    I am debating on the 4 or 6 day Paris Pass. We want to see as
    Many of the sites we can. I’m curious if the pass will allow us to travel
    From Junot avenue down to the main attractions.
    I.e. The Louvre the Eiffel Tower the Notre Dame and the Arc de triumph
    Any help would be great.

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Jeremy,

      Avenue Junot is a fantastic location in Paris, especially in the evenings. It’s also close to the Lamarck – Caulaincourt Metro Station, which is in Fare Zone 1. So yes, the travel card that comes with the Paris Pass will cover unlimited transport from your area to all the main attractions and back. The only exception is the Palace of Versailles, which is a bit out of town and requires a small supplement.

      I think 4 days for a Paris Pass should be enough to see all the sights you’ll want, and it would give you extra days where you don’t feel pressure to do specific sightseeing and you can just wander around. On the other hand, the 6-day pass only costs a bit more, so it would allow you to spend more time at each sight and still see everything and get great value. Either one will work well for you. -Roger

  10. Reiner says:

    Hi Roger,

    Arriving Paris tomorrow. I bought Paris Pass using your code, thanks for the discount.

    My boyfriend has a Museum Pass already so he plans to by just the Travel Card. It seems he can’t buy it from the site where I bought Paris Pass. Where can he buy it? Or can he buy it when I pick up my Paris Pass?

    Also, what is the best way of transportation going to the place to pick up my Paris Pass from where will I stay at Rue Vieille du Temple (whose nearest Metro is Hotel de Ville line 1 or 11)? Or is it walking distance?

    Thanks

    1. Roger Wade says:

      Reiner,

      Your boyfriend can buy a Travel Card at any Metro station. The Paris Pass office at 74 Rue de Cléry is about 20 minutes away by foot, or slightly less time by bus or metro, but there will be a fair amount of walking no matter what. The office is just a tiny little office where they distribute Paris Passes and they don’t offer anything else. But again, you can buy a Visite Pass for unlimited travel at a Metro station. Have a great visit. -Roger

      1. Reiner says:

        Thank you, Roger! I will look up your other write-ups for Venice, Florence, Rome, Budapest, Prague and Brussels as I will be visiting these places, too, in this Europe trip.

        Please feel free links specially those with suggested itineraries, Passes, etc.