Tours & activities by Travora Media from Viator

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
From USD $58.50

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Tour Manhattan in the comfort of a climate-controlled sprinter minibus (or double decker bus depending on group size) led by a native French speaker! Your expert French guide will point out New York City's places of interest and provide illuminating commentary on all the major sites. This is a half-day tour, leaving you with the afternoon free to discover The Big Apple or why not upgrade your tour to include a 48-hour All Around Town hop-on-hop-off bus ticket (in English only, pre-recorded narration available in French) and explore New York City at your leisure?


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Departing from a centrally-located Midtown location, you'll cruise through New York's famous uptown and downtown neighborhoods and sights including Harlem, Museum Mile, Central Park, Radio City, Times Square, Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, Lincoln Center, Grant's Tomb, United Nations, St. Patrick's Cathedral and many more. Once your tour is complete, you can discover all these sights and more on your own by pre-purchasing a 48-hour All Around Town hop-on-hop-off bus ticket for a great-value tour combo deal!

With an interesting and fact-filled French language commentary to guide you, this tour is the perfect choice for first-time visitors to New York City seeking an overview of The Big Apple in their native language.

French Tour & 48-hour All Around Town Hop-on-hop-off Tour Upgrade
Once your tour is complete, you can discover all these sights and more on your own by pre-purchasing a 48-hour All Around Town hop-on-hop-off bus ticket for a great-value tour combo deal! The narration of the All Around Town Tour is in English only; however headsets are available with pre-recorded narration in French.

Your 48-hour All Around Town Tour includes the following loops:

Downtown Loop
See the world-famous Times Square, where bright lights and billboards set the scene for your one-of-a-kind adventure. Let our professional, well-versed tour guides take you on a journey through other well-known Manhattan neighborhoods, like Greenwich Village, SoHo, the Financial District, Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Sit back and relax as you enjoy double-decker views of famous sights like the Empire State Building, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden, the Statue of Liberty and many more!

Uptown Loop
Stops include Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Lincoln Center, American Museum of Natural History, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Grant's Tomb, Apollo Theater, Harlem Market, The Museum Mile, Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum.

Brooklyn Loop
See from the bus: the Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Antique Furniture District, Fulton Mall, Brooklyn Museum and much more.

Bronx Loop
From the Apollo Theatre to the Grand Concourse and beyond, you'll see some of the city's most diverse and culturally rich neighborhoods.

Night Tour
View over 20 sites from Central Park, Times Square, Empire State Building to Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown and Little Italy. See the glittering lights of the city that never sleeps! This is NOT a hop-on hop-off. 

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
8th Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets, New York City
Departure Time:
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 1:30pm

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    New York City Half-Day Tour with French Guide

    New York City Half-Day Tour with French Guide

    • Professional guide
    • Transport by climate-controlled sprinter minibus (Double decker buses may be used to accommodate larger group sizes)
        • Entrance fees
        • Gratuities (optional)
        • Hotel pickup and drop-off
        Additional Information:
        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking to guarantee wheelchair accessibility 
        • Additional narration from purchase of 48-hour All Around Town Tour is conducted in English only, headsets with pre-recorded tour narration is available in French
        • Double decker buses may be used to accommodate larger group sizes
        • Infants 2 years and under are free
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        Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

        Cancellation Policy

        If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
        If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
        If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

        Traveler Reviews

        Reviewed by: Alain P, August 2014

        Tours à faire absolument au début d'un premier séjour à New York. Plus facile d'apprécier les différents quartiers de la ville par la suite.

        Reviewed by: patrice m, September 2012