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Bateaux Parisiens: 1h Sightseeing Cruise

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  • Step aboard a glass canopy boat and take in the breathtaking panoramic views of Paris.
  • Key highlights you will see along the way include the Assemblee Nationale, Musee d'Orsay, Institut de France, Pantheon, Cite de la Mode, Hotel de Ville, Notre Dame, Conciergerie, and more.
  • Pick up interesting facts about the iconic Parisian landmarks with the help of dedicated audio headsets that you can tune in and out of at your discretion over the course of your cruise.
  • The audio commentary is available in 14 languages to better suit your needs.
  • With a validity of six months from the date of purchase, this ticket gives you the flexibility to plan your holiday with ease.
  • With a convenient boarding point located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible and one that you simply cannot miss.
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  • Children aged 4-11 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 3 years and below do not require a ticket.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before the schedule.

City of Lights: Paris After Dark Sightseeing Cruise

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  • Treat yourself to an enchanting 1-hour cruise on the calm waters of the Seine in a glass canopy boat and admire one of the most beautiful Parisian boulevards after dark on an illuminations cruise.
  • Witness the Eiffel Tower glimmering in the dark and pick up interesting facts about Parisian landmarks as you glide along the Seine.
  • With the help of your dedicated audio headsets (available in 14 languages), you can tune in and out of at your discretion over the course of your cruise.
  • Tip: choose a slot later in the day to witness Paris illuminated under the starlit sky.
  • The cruise runs every Wed, Fri, Sat, and Sun. Departures take place every hour from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. On Sun, it is from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • With a validity of six months from the date of purchase, this ticket gives you the flexibility to plan your holiday with ease.
  • With a convenient boarding point located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible and one that you simply cannot miss.
  • Children aged 4-11 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 3 years and below do not require a ticket.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Bateaux Mouches Late Evening Seine River Dinner Cruise With Live Music

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  • Hop aboard the Bateaux Mouches boat and cruise on the Seine in the perfect lull of the evening.
  • Witness Paris come alive as the sun goes down and admire the beauty around.
  • Catch stunning sights of illuminated landmarks like Musée d’Orsay, Eiffel Tower, and the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
  • Fuel your tummy's desires with a delectable meal of French cuisine onboard the cruise, replete with cheese, champagne, and desserts.
  • Choose between the Prestige Menu
    and the Excellence Menu according to your preference.
  • For children, there is a special Infants Menu onboard.
  • With live music onboard, enjoy a peaceful cruise as you fill your heart, mind, and soul with the authentic Parisian experience.
  • Children aged 11yrs and under enjoy reduced rates on their tickets.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 72 hours before the schedule.

Bateaux Mouches : Dinner Cruise with Live Music

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1 hour 15 minute-cruise
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  • Embark upon a captivating 1 hour 15 minute-cruise on an air-conditioned dinner boat and take in the stunning panoramic view of Paris from the comfort of your cruise.
  • Travel upstream along the Seine, and pass by the Eiffel Tower, the Town Hall, Conciergerie, and the Louvre Museum, before getting a close-up view of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame.
  • Set to depart at 5:50 PM and enjoy calming musical performances on the piano and violin as you gaze at the numerous landmarks you pass by.
  • Gorge on a scrumptious 3-course meal paired with half a bottle of French wine as you take in the striking Parisian skyline at sunset.
  • The recommended dress code for this cruise is formal. Keep in mind that passengers in casual wear (including sportswear, flip-flops, Bermuda shorts, etc.) will not be permitted to board this cruise.
  • Ages below 4yrs go free. Ages 4-12yrs enjoy reduced prices.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 72 hours before the schedule.

La Marina : Seine River Dinner Cruise

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1 hour 20 minute-cruise
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  • Set off on the best-priced dinner cruise in Paris for a captivating 1 hour 20-minute ride, to take in the stunning panoramic views of Paris after sunset.
  • On this early evening cruise, consume the beauty of iconic landmarks like the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and the National Assembly.
  • Enjoy a delectable 3-course meal (with dedicated vegetarian, non-vegetarian, and children’s menu) as you take in the illuminated Parisian skyline at night. Your beverage options include soft drinks and wine.
  • This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout. Set to depart at 6:45 PM, boarding for this cruise begins at 6:15 PM.
  • The recommended dress code for this cruise is formal. Keep in mind that passengers in casual wear (including sportswear, flip-flops, Bermuda shorts, etc.) will not be permitted to board this cruise.
  • Ages below 3yrs go free. Ages 3-11yrs enjoy reduced prices.
  • Flexible Cancellation Policy: You may cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund.

Bateaux Parisiens : Dinner Cruise with Optional Champagne

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3-Course Dinner
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  • Hop aboard a stunning Bateaux Parisians glass-canopy boat and embark upon an enchanting 2.5-hour illuminated cruise.
  • With the option to select a window seat, snag the best spots on the boat and take in gorgeous views of Paris and its iconic landmarks after dark from the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, The Parliament, Musée d’Orsay, and many more.
  • Enjoy a soothing live musical performance by talented French musicians onboard as you take in the breathtaking views from the water.
  • Partake in a delicious 3-course dinner and sip on a glass of champagne as per the option chosen, as you admire one of the most beautiful Parisian boulevards.
  • With a convenient boarding point located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible and one that you simply cannot miss.
  • This tour cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.

Bateaux Parisiens : Lunch River Cruise with Wine & Live Music

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3-Course Lunch
2-hour cruise
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  • Sail across the Seine on a stunning Bateaux Parisians glass-canopy boat and enjoy the breathtaking sites on this 2-hour cruise under the mellow afternoon sun.
  • The glass ceiling boat offers the best panoramic views of iconic monuments of Paris, including the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Musee d'Orsay and many more.
  • Enjoy a soothing musical performance by the talented live musicians onboard as you take in the breathtaking views from the water.
  • Dig in to a scrumptious 3-course lunch (with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options) prepared specially by the chef onboard using the best seasonal produce.
  • Choose between 3 lunch options - the Etoile Service, the Privilege Service, and the Premier Service. The Privilege and Premier Services come with a bottle of wine (serving 4 people).
  • With a convenient boarding point located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible and one that you simply cannot miss.
  • This tour cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.

Bateaux Mouches : 1h Sightseeing Cruise with Live Commentary

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  • Hop aboard a magical 1-hour cruise on the Seine in a glass canopy boat and take in the breathtaking panoramic views of Paris.
  • Pick up interesting facts about the landmarks you pass along iconic Parisian landmarks with the help of dedicated audio headsets that you can tune in and out of at your discretion over the course of your cruise.
  • The audio headset commentary is available in 8 languages to better suit your needs.
  • This Bateaux Mouches cruise departs every 30 to 40 minutes, giving you the liberty to choose any time of the day you are comfortable with.
  • With a convenient boarding point located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible and one that you simply cannot miss.
  • Children aged 4 to 12 yrs enjoy reduced prices and those aged 3 years and below do not require a ticket.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Late Evening Romantic La Marina Dinner Cruise With Champagne

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  • Feel the love in the air as you drift along the river Seine on this 2-hour long romantic cruise and soak in the City of Lights as it comes alive at night!
  • You are guaranteed a private table for two by the Bay window, giving you the chance to experience a true Parisian night in an intimate and idyllic setting.
  • While on the cruise, you will pass through some of Paris’ most iconic sights from the Louvre, and the Cathedral of Notre-Dame to the Eiffel Tower itself. Soak in these landmarks from your unique vantage point.
  • Say cheers with champagne/wine, and enjoy a delicious gourmet meal for two, prepared with love by the best of chefs.
  • Add the cherry on the top with an indulgent dessert, afterward.
  • Choose from different ticket options ranging from Saveurs Menus with or without alcohol to a Premium Saveurs Menu With Window Seating.
  • Click here for a look at the dinner menu options.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 72hrs before the schedule.

La Marina : Lunch Cruise with Optional Wine

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  • Make the most of your time at Paris with this 1.5-hour cruise down the Seine, and take in the gorgeous panoramic views of the city in broad daylight.
  • Gasp at the iconic landmarks you cruise by, like Notre Dame, the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, the National Assembly, and many more.
  • Savour a delicious 3-course meal of traditional French cuisine (with dedicated vegetarian and children’s menus as well), as you take in the lovely Parisian skyline at noon.
  • Choose the ticket option with alcohol and sip on a glass of wine as you watch the stunning city of lights shimmer from the large bay windows of La Marina.
  • Ages below 3yrs go free. Ages 3-11yrs enjoy reduced pricing.
  • You may cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund.

Seine River Cruise Tickets and Tours 2020

The city of Paris is synonymous with romance. The city’s landscape features iconic monuments, cobblestone streets and quaint cafes, all gently surrounded by the historic Seine River. 

One of the most prominent landmarks that define Paris, the Seine River has many a story to narrate; the construction of the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum or the Notre Dame, the rise and fall of empires, and Paris’ development from a small town to one of the most cosmopolitan, glamorous cities in the world.

If you’re looking to gain a unique insight into Paris and observe its historic monuments from a different vantage point, go for a Seine River Cruise. Choose to go sightseeing, opt for a delightful meal, or choose a combo offer when you book your Seine River cruise.  

COVID-19 Safety Measures and Regulations on Seine River Cruises

Here are all the health measures in place:

  • All tickets are to be booked online to ensure contactless experiences
  • It is mandatory that visitors wear masks throughout their journey
  • All guests will undergo temperature checks before their cruise
  • Hand sanitization stations are available for public use
  • All prominent touchpoints and surfaces are being regularly sanitized
  • All guests must maintain social distancing with others

What makes Seine River Cruise in Paris a unique experience 

Seine river cruises in Paris

The Seine River Cruise is a very popular way to see the city. It gives you a glimpse of the city from the heart of the river, making for a new perspective. As you meander through the river on your glass-covered, air-conditioned boat, you will get to see the highlights of the city, such as the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, City Hall, and Orsay Museum.

You can pick from a sightseeing cruise, which includes either audioguides or a professional guide; meal cruises, where you can enjoy delectable French cuisine and wine; and combo cruises, which includes a sightseeing tour along with another experience such as cabaret shows or city tours. Your meal cruises are also accompanied by live music to set the scene and make for a romantic and fun experience.

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Sightseeing Cruises

A Seine River sightseeing cruise will take you along iconic Parisian landmarks, like the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame, and Orsay Museum among others. Depending on your booking, sightseeing cruises also include an audio guide in over 14 languages, including English. This is a great way to gain a unique vantage point of the city’s landscape.

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Lunch vs Dinner

Seine River dinner and lunch cruise bring together the best of a French holiday – incredible sights and delicious meals. Indulge in 3-course meals accompanied by refreshing drinks as you glide past famed monuments in the city, like the Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower, and Grand Palais among many others. Your experience will also include some delightful live music.

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Bateaux Parisiens

Bateaux Parisiens is among the premier companies in Paris that offer Seine River Cruises. They offer both meal cruises and sightseeing cruises. You can enjoy the beautiful monuments of Paris from a different perspective as you cruise down the river. On the sightseeing cruise, you get a complimentary audio guide in 14 languages to ensure an insightful experience.

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Bateaux Mouches

Bateaux Mouches is one of the best Seine River cruise boat tour companies. They provide lunch, dinner, and sightseeing cruises. As you cruise down the river, you will catch sight of famous Parisian landmarks such as Musée d'Orsay, Louvre Museum, and Concorde. On the sightseeing cruise, you generally get live commentary making for an enriching experience.

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Discounts depend on the cruise you choose. For most experiences, children under the age of 11-12 years of age will enjoy reduced pricing.

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Bateaux Mouches Late Evening Seine River Dinner Cruise With Live Music
Bateaux Parisiens : Dinner Cruise with Optional Champagne
Bateaux Parisiens : Lunch River Cruise with Wine & Live Music
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Dinner

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2 hours 15 minutes

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2 hours 30 minutes

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2 hours

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Air-conditioned cruise with French dinner

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Cruise with 3-course dinner, drinks, and live entertainment

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Cruise with 3-course lunch, wine, and live music

Availability

Boarding between 07:30 PM to 08:15 PM. Departure every evening at 08:30 PM.

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Available on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Closed from Sunday to Wednesday.

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Available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Closed from Monday to Thursday.

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Cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund

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What to See on a Seine River Cruise in Paris

Here are all the best sights you'll see while on a Seine River cruise in Paris.

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Eiffel Tower

Towering at 324 meters, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most widely-recognized monuments in the world. Constructed in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel, the tower was designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution and to show off France’s industrial might. The wrought-iron structure defines the city’s landscape, inviting millions of visitors each year to climb up and soak in Paris.

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Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum boasts one of the richest art collections in the world. It is easily one of the most popular museums in the world, inviting millions each year. Its glass pyramid structure, a symbol of elegance, can be widely recognized from a distance. The most popular artwork at the Louvre is Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, along with Venus de Milo and Liberty Leading The People.

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Notre Dame

This iconic cathedral was built almost eight centuries back and is one of Paris’ prized landmarks. Located on a small island (Ile de la Cite) in the middle of the Seine, the Notre Dame is considered to be a prime example of French Gothic architecture, with its buttresses, high rose windows, and stunning sculptures. It is currently undergoing a massive renovation project after the 2019 fire’s destruction.  

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Sacre-Coeur Basilica

Dedicated to the sacred heart of Jesus, Sacre-Coeur Basilica is one of the most visited monuments of this city. Now standing as a sacred site, the artistic church is constructed using a white marble stone that gives it a stunning, chalky appearance. It is located at butte Montmarte summit, considered to be the highest point in the city. This makes it the second-highest monument in Paris after the Eiffel Tower.

Along with these, you'll also see the Orsay Museum, Grand Palais, Conciergerie, and the Pantheon among many others.

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What are the Seine River cruise hours?

Seine River cruise timings vary based on the ticket you purchase. Generally, sightseeing cruises last between 30 minutes to an hour, every day of the week, from morning to evening. The exact details will be available on your tickets.

Are audio guides included with Seine River cruise tickets?

It depends on the experience you book; some sightseeing experiences include an audio guide in multiple languages, including English.

Can you go on a Seine River night cruise?

Yes, night cruises are available at the Seine River. You can also choose to purchase dinner cruises.

Where can you board a Seine River sightseeing cruise from?

Most Seine River Cruises begin at the Pont de l Alma 1, located near the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The address is Port de la Conference, 75008 Paris, France.

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What are the Seine River lunch cruise timings?

It depends on which Seine River lunch cruise you book. Most cruises are available on all days of the week between 12:30 PM and 02:00 PM.

What is included in a Seine River lunch cruise?

Depending on your ticket, your Seine River lunch cruise will cover over a dozen top Parisian landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum, along with a 3-course meal, and drinks

What are the entertainment options on Seine River lunch cruises?

Depending on your Seine River lunch cruise ticket, you will have live accordion music on your cruise.

Where can you board a Seine River lunch cruise from?

Most Seine River lunch cruises begin at the Pont de l Alma 1, located near the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The address is Port de la Conference, 75008 Paris, France.

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What are the Seine River dinner cruise timings?

Seine River dinner cruises are available on all days of the week (depending on your ticket) between 8:15 PM and 10:45 PM.

What is included in a Seine River dinner cruise?

Depending on your ticket, your Seine River Cruise will cover over a dozen top Parisian landmarks, including Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, The Parliament, Musée d’Orsay, Institut de France, City Hall, Louvre, and Grand Palais, and a 3-course meal prepared specially by the chef onboard, with optional champagne or wine.

What are entertainment options on a Seine River dinner cruises?

Depending on the experience you opt for, your cruise will include live music or a Crazy Horse cabaret show.

Where can you board a Seine River dinner cruise from?

Most Seine River Cruises begin at the Pont de l Alma 1, located near the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The address is Port de la Conference, 75008 Paris, France.

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Is photography allowed on a Seine River cruise?

Amateur photography is allowed throughout Paris. However, professional photography requires a permit. Drones are not allowed over any settlement and is prohibited in Paris.

Are Seine River cruises wheelchair-friendly?

Not all Seine River Cruises are wheelchair-friendly, however, Bateaux Mouches leaving from Pont d'Alma provide easy access from street level, down a mild slope (gravel and concrete) to the boat dock.

What should I wear on a Seine River cruise?

If you're going for a dinner or lunch cruise, it is recommended that you wear smart, semi-formal outfits and avoid casual clothing like flip flops and shorts.

Seine River Cruise FAQs

Are Seine River cruises open to public now?

Yes, Seine River cruises are now open to the public with few health and safety measures in place.

What public safety measures are in place on a Seine River cruise?

To limit contact and ensure social distancing, it is advised that you book your tickets online. Other safety measures include mandatory use of masks, social distancing of at least 1.5 meters, use of sanitizers, and online payments.

What are the different Seine River cruises available?

Guests can book sightseeing cruises, or lunch and dinner cruises.

Are audio guides available on a Seine River cruise?

Only sightseeing cruises include multilingual audio guides; lunch and dinner cruises do not provide audio guides.

What is the best Seine River Cruise for families?

The combo Seine River Cruise with Paris City tour is perfect for families as it covers the best of the city from both land and water, and is cost-effective as well.

What is the best Seine River Cruise for couples?

The Seine River Dinner Cruise is perfect for couples as it is a very romantic experience. You can enjoy delicious French food and wine, accompanied by live music as you see the city come to life around you. The other option is to take a sightseeing cruise combined with a cabaret show. You will get to see Paris from the heart of the Seine, and later, you can head out to see a vibrant show with colourful costumes and extravagant performances.

What is the cancelation policy for a Seine River cruise?

It depends on the experience you choose. While some offer a refund if canceled within the stipulated time, others may not be canceled, amended or refunded.

If I take a meal-based Seine River Cruise, will I be able to get vegetarian food?

Yes, vegetarian options are available on meal-based Seine River Cruises.

What is the best time to go for a Seine River cruise?

The best time would be to go during the off-season, between October to April, since summers tend to get very hot and crowded in Paris.

Is a Seine River Cruise wheelchair-friendly?

Not all Seine River Cruises are wheelchair-friendly. However, Bateaux Mouches, which leaves from Pont d'Alma provides easy access from street level, down a mild slope (gravel and concrete) to the boat dock.