City of Lights: Paris After Dark Sightseeing Cruise
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Your Experience

After the sun sets, make your way to the Port de la Bourdonnais, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, and embark on a magical one-hour nighttime cruise along the Seine River. Pass by the city’s illuminated landmarks, including Assemblee Nationale, Musee d'Orsay, Institut de France, Pantheon, Cite de la Mode, Hotel de Ville, Notre Dame, Conciergerie, and more. Your flexible ticket allows you to board the cruise anytime you’d like within the operating hours - meaning you don’t have to worry about any logistics! As you cruise down this UNESCO-listed Paris river, enjoy exhilarating moonlit views from the boat’s terrace and exterior passageways and learn about the city with live commentary via your complimentary audio guide.

Cruise Route

Know Before You Go

Choose any departure time from 10 AM to 10:30 PM.
From April to September, cruises depart approximately every 30 minutes. From October to March, every hour. Year round, there are no departures at 1pm and at 7:30pm

Meeting point
To board your cruise, meet at the Bateaux Parisiens port, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The address is: Port de la Bourdonnais - 75007 Paris

Getting there
The closest metro stations are Trocadéro, Bir-Hakeim and École Militaire. All are within a 3-5 minute walk of the port. If traveling by car, Quai Branly parking lot is located just 300 meters away.

  • Aboard a glass canopy boat, admire experience one of the most beautiful Parisian boulevards after dark on an illuminations cruise.
  • Enjoy entertaining and informative commentary via handheld audio headsets that you can tune in and out of at your discretion over the course of your 1-hour cruise.
  • Your flexible ticket allows you to board any time and day within 6 months from the date of purchase - no need to reserve a specific time slot upon checkout.
  • With a convenient boarding point, located at the foot of Eiffel Tower, this cruise is easily accessible.
  • 1-hour After Dark Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Cruise (flexible ticket)
  • Complimentary audio guide on cruise, available in 14 languages

Cancellation policy

These tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded.

My Tickets

How to Use Your Bateaux Parisiens - Seine River Cruise Tickets
You will receive your Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Cruise ticket voucher via email. No need to print. On the day of your experience, head directly to the boarding point, located at at the Bateaux Parisiens port, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Display your voucher on your mobile device. Please carry a valid Photo Id for identification. Find more information on the boarding point here.

Your cruise ticket is valid for six months from the date of purchase. You can take the cruise anytime within the operating hours, between 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Cruises depart every 30 minutes during the summer, and every hour during winter months.

Ratings & Reviews
out of 5
Feb, 2018

Great experience. Loved the city lights from the sparkly waters and of course, the Eiffel Tower shimmering in all its glory. Would recommend this to anyone (in particular couples). Very romantic vibe.

Feb, 2018

To be honest, I didn’t like it that much. Felt it was boring and the audio guides were completely useless. Go only if you have company, otherwise it’ll be bad.

Feb, 2018

The cruise was a scenary that I would kill for. Stunning to see the Eiffel Tower from a (close) distance. Having said that, I don’t think the cruise in particular is something that “Cannot be missed” in Paris. There are many better options if you are on a limited time constraint. For me, I got tickets online and found that the tickets were valid for 6 months. Put it off until the last moment and pushed myself to go during the last week. But I thought it was TOO crowded. Even though open spaced, I felt claustrophobic.

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