Paris Orsay Museum Area

Visiting Paris and planning a visit to the D’Orsay Museum? Musee d’Orsay, as the French say, is considered to be one of the best museums in the city. It is the third most visited museum in France and the 10th in the world. The location of this museum is very special, as it is situated in a former railway station that was built between 1898 and 1900.

The museum contains European, mainly French art collections dating back from 1848 to 1915 from well-known artists such as Monet and Van Gogh. Not only is the museum’s building a stunning sight to see but also the huge collections of unique arts from the 19th and 20th century is really worth devoting some of your time to. Opening times are every day between 9:30 am – 6 pm, and on Thursdays the museum even stays open until 9:45 pm.

Have you finished exploring the D’Orsay Museum? As you step outside, you will find yourself in one of the most attraction-packed parts of Paris – so no need to worry about what to do next when you’re in D’Orsay Museum area! There’s lots of sightseeing in this historical part of town. 

Discover Orsay Museum area in Paris

Located in between the Louvre and Place de la Concorde you will find the Tuileries Garden. Many Parisians have met, celebrated and relaxed in this beautiful park since 1667 when it was opened to the public. Go for a leisurely stroll through the park and explore its fountains and sculptures between the many trees and benches. If you brought some snacks, this is a nice place for a picnic.

Do you have a passion for art and are you longing for more, after spending some time in the Musee D’Orsay? Next could be the Louvre museum. Attracting 8 million visitors every year, the Louvre is the world’s most visited museum. So count on standing in line for some time, if you want to see famous works like the Mona Lisa by Leonardo de Vinci with your very own eyes. Unless, of course, you hold the Paris Pass, allowing you to skip the long queues and giving you free entrance to the museum!

The Louvre, situated in a former royal palace, and its glass pyramid (designed by I.M.Pei) are wonderful to see at night, beautifully illuminated. Remember the movie “The Da Vinci Code”? Some of its most exciting scenes were filmed right here.

If you plan on visiting both the D’Orsay and the Louvre museums, plus a few other attractions in and around the city, we highly recommend purchasing the Paris Pass. This pre-paid attraction card will grant you free entry to both museums and to 50+ other places, tours and activities. It will enrich your vacation, and help you to do more and spend less!

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$