Paris: 1-Hour Illuminations River Cruise

Paris: 1-Hour Illuminations River Cruise

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Admire the beautiful monuments of Paris illuminated for the evening on an enjoyable 1-hour on the River Seine.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 hour
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience the "City of Lights" after dark on a Paris illuminations cruise
  • Sail down the River Seine past floodlit monuments such as the Eiffel Tower
  • Enjoy panoramic views on board a classic Bateaux Parisiens pleasure boat
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Take a night cruise on the River Seine and see Paris illuminated for the night. Listen to the on board audio-guide commentary on your smartphone (available in 14 languages) to learn more about the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and other attractions.  Glide gently through the Paris of today and yesterday as you enjoy panoramic views from the classic trimaran, with terrace and exterior passageways. Marvel at the illuminated sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, and Musée d’Orsay. See the ghastly gargoyles of Notre Dame, pass the imposing façade of the Louvre Museum, Grand Palais, and many more sites.
  • 1-hour cruise with commentary
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Souvenir photos
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    At the foot of the Eiffel Tower, Pontoon no. 3, 300 Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France Boarding is at pontoon no. 3.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Charged Smartphone

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Oversize luggage
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    •  From May 28 to June 8: open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 1st departure at 12 PM (noon) and last departure at 7 PM.
    •  From June 9 to June 30: open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. 1st departure at 12 PM (noon) and last departure at 9 PM.
    •  From July 1 to August 31: open every day. 1st departure at 12 PM (noon) and last departure at 9 PM.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 / 5

    based on 3492 reviews

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    Advice: Call before arriving on site to confirm that the flood does not change the route, even if for walks without dinner, boat low enough so is not affected by navigation restrictions due to flood. Do it on weekdays to avoid the rush. What is nice is that you will have the choice between indoor and outdoor once in the boat. And an audio guide richer in languages than in content to tell the truth, but make your own guide for your sweetheart or your guests on a background of French music :-) For small wallets: bring your drinks with you, the mini bottle of 'evian is 3 € in the boat distributor.

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    February 6, 2020

    This was an excellent little boat trip that didn’t disappoint. With the smooth, clean boat and informative commentary from the app provided, we were given a brief history lesson which was exactly what we were expecting. We were fortunate enough to select the boat trip time that corresponded with the sunset therefore we were presented with both Paris at day as well as Paris at evening with showed the city in lights which was amazing.

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    January 19, 2020

    The river cruise was wonderful. We went at night and had great views of both sides of the river due to the top deck. The top deck was comfortable and had seating all around the boat. This was important because i saw other boats with seats just facing forward and that limits your options. Wonderful cruise and booking process-no issues at all. Thank you!

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    January 17, 2020

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