Paris Story Tours
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See the City of Light on the silver screen at Paris Story, a 3-part attraction that features a miniature model of the city, a series of thematic short films, and a 50-minute film of Paris that includes aerial footage and behind-the-scenes shots of the Eiffel Tower, Sacré-Coeur Basilica, and Invalides.
Directed by Laurent Medec, the film traces the story of Paris from its ancient origins to the present day. Learn surprising anecdotes about the city, and discover the secrets behind the sights, from the narration. To make your visit to Paris Story even simpler, book your admission tickets online in advance of your visit. Entry to Paris Story is covered by the Paris pass and the attraction is a stop on hop-on hop-off sightseeing tours.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The movie theater can only be accessed via a short flight of steps, and is therefore inaccessible to wheelchair users.
- Paris Story offers an express introduction to Paris and its monuments in less than an hour, making it ideal for time-pressed travelers.
- The on-site cafe is the perfect place to enjoy refreshments pre- or post-screening.
- If you’re mourning Notre Dame’s severe damage, Paris Story makes it possible to relive the landmark in its former glory.
- The film is narrated in French but headsets provide audio accompaniment in six additional languages: English, German, Dutch, Chinese, Italian and Spanish.
How to Get There
Paris Story is located at 11 bis rue Scribe in the 9th arrondissement, just around the corner from the Opéra Garnier. To get there using public transport, take Métro lines 3, 7, and 8 to Opéra; lines 7 and 9 to Chaussée d'Antin La Fayette; or lines 3 and 9 to Havre - Caumartin. You can also use take the RER line A to Auber.
When to Get There
Paris Story is open daily. The film screening takes place every hour on the hour between midmorning and early evening.
Highlights of the 9th Arrondissement
After your cinematic introduction to the city at Paris Story, continue exploring the 9th arrondissement. Just around the corner from Paris Story is Opéra Garnier opera house, a cultural and architectural landmark. If you feel like shopping, the glittering Galeries Lafayette and Printemps department stores—or grands magasins as they’re known locally—are also adjacent. Other neighborhood draws include the Musée de la Vie Romantique, dedicated to 19th-century Romanticism, and the Folies Bergère cabaret.
Address: 11bis Rue Scribe, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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Recent Reviews from Experiences in Paris
Cute introduction to Paris
, Nov 2019
Definitely worth it when you first arrive. It gives basic history and introduces parts of Paris one might not think about visiting.
Great introduction to Paris , it gave...
, Nov 2017
This would have been rated higher...
, Dec 2016
This would have been rated higher, but the lights on the map didn't work, and the people that were there that day weren't that helpful....they didn't know why it wasn't working right, . So looking at the map was a mystery....where are we and what are we looking at? Hopefully these issues have been resolved.
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Paris Story
Catch this viewing of Paris Story, and experience a movie directed by Laurent Medec and narrated by Jean Reno. Go on a multimedia journey that takes you through Paris’ past and present, and learn secrets about monuments you wouldn’t hear otherwise. Hover over the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the Louvre as you watch unique shots pieced together by cinematographer, Yann Arthus Bertrand. Plus, this movie is available in six languages to best suit your needs.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Should I book Paris Story tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Paris Story can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 2 Paris Story tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Paris Story 2020?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Paris Story costs USD 12.02. Guided Paris Story tours start around USD 12.02 per person. See all 2 Paris Story tickets and tours on Viator.
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