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The Most Flexible Tour of Paris for Travelers

An affordable, flexible hybrid of guided and
self-guided experiences for 1, 2, or 3 days

A New Way to Explore Paris!

Enjoy the benefit of expert local guides AND an easy to use App on your phone to get the very best out of your visit to the City of Lights. Your App has full offline navigation.
Explore in-depth or at your own pace with a mix of guided and self-guided tours, major sights, and local neighborhoods.
Join an expert local guide for as long and as often as you like, or hop off their tour and discover Paris your way, with our specially curated self-guided routes
Your pass gives you access to 11 tour options and over 150 points of interest across Paris in 5 languages for one low price, for the time frame that suits you best.

Flexible passes to suit everyone

Hop-on-hop-off guided tours

Join a professional local guide for a hop-on hop-off style guided walking tour in one of the iconic neighbourhoods of Paris as they bring the city alive with fascinating storytelling and anecdotes, while sharing insider tips, information and assistance. If you prefer to listen in your own language rather than English, simply switch to your language of choice in the app.

You can leave an escorted circuit whenever you  please, stopping to visit a museum, relax at a café or do some shopping. Using the app, you can geo-localise the guides and re-join the tour later, or switch tours as you wish.

Choose any or all of these fascinating neighborhood tours:

Literary Paris: The Latin Quarter Walk in the footsteps of the literary giants of Paris, past ancient universities and through winding streets lined with lively bookstores and cafés.

Le Marais: Fashion, the LGBT & Jewish Quarters Stroll through the Parisian’s favourite hangout, home to cutting edge boutiques, gorgeous mansions, a thriving LGBT community and the traditional Jewish Pletzl.

Montmartre: The Artist’s Quarter Explore this delightful neighborhood and discover the quintessential Paris of years gone by in the cobbled streets of Montmartre, once the haunt of legendary artists.

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Self-guided tours

You can also choose to embark on one of our carefully designed self- guided routes, allowing you to discover the city in-depth and in your own time. Our unique audio and navigation functionality enables you to discover hundreds of urban sights through our specially written audio content, along a selection of self-guided itineraries. Simply switch on the autoplay function and explore in your own way and at your own pace. It could not be easier! 

Choose any or all of these exciting self guided routes with full guided commentary

Iconic Paris, the main sites
Paris of the World’s Fairs
Hidden Paris: The Palais Royal & Covered Passages
The Heart of Paris: Notre Dame & the Islands
The Left Bank & St Germain-des-Pres
Romantic Paris by night
Hip Paris: The North Marais
Local Walk to Montmartre: La Nouvelle Athenes

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FAQ

Covid-19

Do your tours adhere to Covid safety measures?
We follow all current safety guidelines with regard to mask wearing and social distancing.
The tours are completely contactless, you will use your own telephone and earphones.
The tours take place outdoors and our groups are small. The range of the audio means you can listen to your guide at a distance that is comfortable for you.
The tours are completely flexible, you can leave and join as you wish.
What if my tour is cancelled due to Covid?

Your pass remains valid for 12 months. If you find out before you travel that you will be unable to participate due to Covid-19 restrictions, you can reschedule free of charge.

Your booking

How do I activate my pass?
To activate the self-guided functions, scan your QR code and download the city map. We recommend doing this at home or at your hotel before the day you wish to take the tours.
To activate the guided tours function, your pass will be scanned by the guide when you first meet them. This will activate your pass and the duration you have chosen will be counted from then onwards.
Do I need to activate the pass to follow the self-guided tours?
You don’t need to activate the pass to follow the self-guided tours, they are automatically loaded onto your phone when you download the app. You can follow them whenever you want. Your pass only needs to be activated for the guided tours.
I’m travelling with a child, do they need a pass?

Children aged 0-15 are free.

Do I need to print my voucher?
No, simply present an electronic copy of your voucher to your guide.
Can I cancel my booking?
You can cancel or reschedule your booking free of charge, up to 24 hours in advance of the day you travel. Bookings are non-amendable and non-refundable within 24 hours.

Guided tours

What language are the guided tours in?

The guided tours will be in English. However, if you prefer, you can tune into the audio guide to listen to pre-recorded commentaries in Spanish, French, German or Italian.

Do I need to participate in the guided tours on a specific date?

You can join the guided tours at any date. Once you have activated your pass on the first tour, the validity of your pass will begin counting down (24, 48 or 72 hours depending on which pass you have chosen).

How many times can I take the guided tours?

You can hop on and off the guided tours as many times as you like during the validity of your pass.

Do I need to book myself onto the guided tours?
Our group sizes are limited, so to ensure that there is a space for you, you can check the availability in the app and and book yourself on at the joining point and time that suits you. However if you see a guide at the joining point and there is space available, you can join without booking.
Is there a maximum number of people on the tours?

Yes, our groups are limited to 20 people. If the next tour is full, you can simply book yourself on the following one. If you know in advance which tours you would like to join and when, you can book yourself onto them in advance.

Where can I join the guided tours?

There are specific joining points indicated on the app. You will be able to see the time that the next guide will be passing the joining point and the app will navigate you to it.

How will I recognise the guide?

There will be a photo of the guide on the app. You will also see the Vox City Walks branded blue logo and they will have their guide card on a lanyard around their neck.

How long can I stay on a guided tour?

You can stay for as long as you like. Feel free to follow the entire tour from start to finish, or to follow it in segments, hopping on and off as you wish.

Can I leave a guided tour whenever I want?

Yes, you can hop off whenever you wish during the tour.

Self-guided tours

Can I continue to follow the self-guided tours once the validity of my pass is over?
Once you have downloaded the app, the self-guided tours will stay on your phone and you will have access to them whenever you want.
How do I launch the audio on the self-guided tours?
The audio will launch automatically when you arrive at the point of interest.
What if my phone battery dies?
We recommend bringing a portable charger with you in order to ensure you can keep following both the guided and self-guided tours for as long as you wish.

Accessibility

Are the tours wheelchair accessible?
Our tours consist of a lot of walking and as we factor in traffic control, narrow walkways, stairs and other factors that may impact the suitability of our tours, it unfortunately makes it difficult for us to accommodate wheelchair users.