Paris Orsay museum

Paris has plenty of great museums, some are world famous such as the Louvre, the Grand Palais and of course the excellent D’Orsay Museum. Others are less known, but very good as well – the Rodin museum, Musee Carnavalet and many more. Here are some things you need to know about the Orsay Museum Paris.

Get to know the Orsay museum in Paris

Built at the turn of the 20th century in an old train station, it is one of the most popular museums in Paris and holds the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art works in the world – from the middle of the 19th century up until the beginning of the 20th, including paintings, sculptures, photography and furniture. You will find masterpieces from artists such as Renoir, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, Cezanne, Gauguin, Sisley and others.

Being right across the river Seine you can also make use of your time in the area around the D’Orsay Museum and go to visit the world famous Louvre. With over 8 million visitors a year, you’ll be glad to have to Paris Pass as it will get you right past the long lines in front of the Louvre and make you feel like a V.I.P. Watch the rest of our guides to learn more about Paris tourist attractions and how to save money and time during your vacation.

Paris has many attractions in the city and millions of tourists come here each year trying to see as much as possible in a very short amount of time which usually leads to disappointment, overspending and much energy being wasted. The best way to visit Paris is to plan ahead of time and get the Paris Pass which will not only get you into over 60 attractions for free, it will allow you to see and do more and also get you past the long lines at all the major sites like the Dali Museum, Louvre Museum, Paris Opera House, Musee d’Orsay and Arc de Triomphe. You also get free use of public transport which is a huge advantage as well as a two day hop on hop off tour of Paris.

Moulin Rouge Show Paris

The Moulin Rouge is the number one show in Paris, if not the whole of Europe. No wonder it sells out quickly! Don't miss your chance to see the world-renowned showgirls and French Cancan dancers strut their stuff on the Moulin Rouge's historic stage.

USD 129.71$

Paris Pass

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the Paris Pass, which gives you free entry to the best attractions Paris has to offer. Save time as you skip the queues with fast track entry at many attractions, including the Louvre and Musée d'Orsay, and take advantage of special offers at various Paris restaurants and shops.

USD 140.13$

Versailles Small-Group Tour from Paris with Audio Guide

Experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small group tour from Paris. With a maximum of only eight per group, this small group trip to Versailles ensures a more intimate experience. Hotel pickup from centrally located Paris hotels is included, taking all the guess work out of your trip. You can choose from a half-day tour (independent tour), either in the morning or afternoon, or a full-day tour (guided tour). On both the half-day and full-day tours you'll also be able to wander around the garden's groves and pools. If you visit Versailles on a Saturday or Sunday during April to October, you can see the famous fountain show in the gardens. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court.

Skip the Line: Paris Louvre Museum Guided Tour

Don't waste time waiting in queues -- take a Louvre Museum prioritized guided tour. Make a booking and jump the queue to make the most of your limited time inside the world's largest museum. After your guided tour, you can stay on if you want to and continue exploring the Louvre Museum at your leisure.

USD 61.38$

Versailles and Giverny Day Trip

See more than Paris and take a day trip to Monet's garden at Giverny and Louis XIV's palace of Versailles. The full-day tour combines the two most popular excursions from Paris in one trip. You'll explore France's royal history at the incomparably grand Versailles palace and see the gardens that inspired so many of Claude Monet's masterpieces at Giverny.

USD 208.46$