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Paris: 1-Hour River Seine Cruise

1. Paris: 1-Hour River Seine Cruise

Embark on a roundtrip cruise on the River Seine that begins at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Glide under the bridges of Paris and marvel at a succession of beautiful monuments along the waterway as you listen to commentary about Paris and the sights you pass by. During your cruise, you pass by the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Hotel de Ville, The Louvre, and more. Choose to take your cruise at night for another perspective of the "City of Light" altogether as the city becomes illuminated when evening approaches.  Individual audio guides are available in 14 languages and provide commentary about Paris and its history, monuments, and architecture. Please note the audio guide is available through your smartphone by connecting to the Wi-Fi onboard.

Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Access W/ Optional Summit Access

2. Paris: Eiffel Tower Direct Access W/ Optional Summit Access

Enjoy direct access to the Eiffel Tower and admire the breathtaking views from the top of the iconic structure. Spend as much time as you like at the tower and explore the different levels at your own leisure.  See Paris from above and from a completely new perspective. Marvel at the ancient façade of the Louvre and the financial district of La Defense. Admire the colorful Pompidou Museum and the vast white expanse of Sacré-Coeur Basilica. Stop at the Champagne Bar on the top floor for a glass of bubbly. On your way down, take in the many interesting activities on the first floor. Test your courage by walking on the glass floor!

Paris: Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck Entry Ticket

3. Paris: Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck Entry Ticket

Enjoy views from the highest rooftop terrace in Paris at the Montparnasse Tower. Capture pictures of the Eiffel Tower and other landmarks from this 360-degree viewpoint. Download a complimentary app that will help to bring the city alive with stories, videos, and facts. Experience the magic of a sunset over the city of Paris or time your visit to take in the morning light as it falls of over the Seine River. Discover Paris with the included free mobile application "Magnicity." Use augmented reality uncover facinating information about the city. Get a description of monuments, anecdotes, stories, video clips, filters, and 3D reconstructions.

Paris: Guided Eiffel Tower Tour with Elevator Access

4. Paris: Guided Eiffel Tower Tour with Elevator Access

Experience breathtaking views of the world-famous city of Paris from the summit of the Eiffel Tower. Ride the elevator to the higher levels and spot iconic Parisian landmarks as you learn the history behind the tower and all of its little secrets from your expert guide. Allow your English-speaking guide to present you with the magnificent panorama offered by the 360° view of Paris from the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy an interactive history lesson from a truly privileged location while gazing at sites such as Notre Dame and the Seine River. Depending on your chosen option, you may also have access to the top of the tower. Rising to a height of approximately 276 meters, this third floor offers the most exclusive views of the city.

Paris: Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

5. Paris: Arc de Triomphe Rooftop Tickets

The Arc de Triomphe is a Neoclassical take on the ancient Roman triumphal arch style. Fifty meters tall, the view from the platform atop the arch is well worth the hike. See the dozen Parisian avenues radiating out from the arch into the City of Light. Paris is one of the most fascinating places in the world and you will find yourself right at its center. Inspired by the great arches of ancient Rome, Napoleon commissioned the Arc de Triomphe shortly after his victory at Austerlitz. Unfortunately, he never lived to see its completion. At the base of the arch, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier pays tribute to the 1.3 million French soldiers who died in World War I. Behold the eternal flame that is rekindled at 6.30 PM each evening. In addition, there is a must-see exhibition that explains the symbolic importance of this monument. The view from the top of the arch is worth climbing the 284 stairs. From your privileged position, survey all of Paris. Unlike the obligatory Eiffel Tower trip, getting into the Arc de Triomphe is an effort not all tourists undertake.

Versailles: Palace of Versailles Full Access Entry Ticket

6. Versailles: Palace of Versailles Full Access Entry Ticket

Get a full-access entry ticket to the Palace of Versailles and spend the day exploring this UNESCO-listed property and all its attractions. See the ornate State Apartments, wander through the Palace Gardens, and discover Marie-Antoinette's château located on the palace grounds. Start at the Palace at your booked timeslot and wander through the property that served as the official residence of the French monarchy from 1682 to 1789. Learn more about Louis XIV and other French royals as you explore. Get a sense of life in the French court as you stroll through the King's State Apartments and admire the lavish, Italian-style decorations adorning these spaces. Then, head to the most famous room in the Palace, the Hall of Mirrors to marvel at the lengthy space decorated with 357 mirrors. Next, head outside and go for a walk through the Palace Gardens. Explore at your own pace and appreciate the fountains, sculptures, and beautifully manicured lawns that make up this outdoor space. You'll also enjoy access to the Grand and Petit Trianon, a more intimate space where Louis XIV would entertain in private and where Marie-Antoinette often sought refuge. 

Paris: Seine River Panoramic Dinner Cruise

7. Paris: Seine River Panoramic Dinner Cruise

Admire the city of lights from the river Seine on an evening sightseeing cruise. Step into the Paris en Scène floating restaurant and enjoy a starter, main course, and dessert as you sail. Savor the delicious meal before returning to where you boarded the boat. Be seated comfortably in a club chair facing the river Seine. During your cruise, enjoy the large air-conditioned lounge as well as the panoramic terrace to admire the gorgeous backdrop of Parisian monuments. Cruise past the Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde, Musée d'Orsay, and pass under famous Parisian bridges such as the Pont de l'Alma, Pont Alexandre III, and Pont des Arts. The menu varies by season and includes a sumptuous two-course menu. A plant-based menu is available on request. Sample menu (this may vary on the day): • Amuse-bouche • Main course: Provençal veal marmite, Vegetable Bouquetière; Lemon confit and basil oil OR Bouillabaisse like in Marseille with cod, Potato, and herb salad, Smoked aïoli • Dessert: Rice pudding, Roasted peanuts, and salted butter caramel OR Chocolate mousse, Espelette pepper, and chocolate shavings.

Paris: Moulin Rouge Cabaret Show Ticket with Champagne

8. Paris: Moulin Rouge Cabaret Show Ticket with Champagne

Take your seat at one of the world’s most famous cabarets at a performance of the Moulin Rouge show “Féerie,” created by Doris Haug and Ruggero Angeletti, and choreographed by Bill Goodson. Watch a troupe of 100 artists, including 60 Doris Girls, and a parade in 1,000 costumes of feathers, rhinestones, and sequins designed by Corrado Collabucci. See Gaetano Castelli's set designs and listen to music by Pierre Porte, produced by 80 musicians and 60 choral singers. During the show, enjoy half a bottle of Champagne as you relish an extravagant oral and aural delight. Feast your eyes on a lavish collection of colors and performances as you behold the splendor of this legendary cabaret.

Paris: Evening Cruise with Dinner on River Seine

9. Paris: Evening Cruise with Dinner on River Seine

Climb aboard a panoramic sightseeing boat for a dinner cruise along the River Seine in central Paris. Enjoy an à-la-carte 3-course meal as you take in views of the "City of Lights" at night. Dine in a glassed-in boat and admire the historic quays and iconic monuments that pass by. See the golden dome of Les Invalides, the French Parliament, the former Beaux-Arts railway station of the Musée d’Orsay, and the gothic façade of Notre Dame Cathedral. Compliment your cruise with a 3-course meal complete with optional extras, including Champagne, more aperitifs, and priority seating. Dock back at your starting point with your eyes full of wonder and your belly full of delicious food and drinks. Premier service Privileged seating at the front of the boat Glass of champagne as an aperitif and dessert Patience + starter + main course + cheese + dessert of your choice + a bottle of red wine and a bottle of white wine for 4 people Privileged service Privileged seating by the windows Glass of champagne as an aperitif + starter + main course + cheese + dessert of your choice + a bottle of red wine and a bottle of white wine for 4 people Decouvert service Panoramic view Glass of champagne as an aperitif + starter + main course + dessert of your choice + a bottle of red wine or white wine for 4 people Etoile service Seating in the center of the boat Kir white wine as an aperitif + starter + main course + dessert of your choice + 1 bottle of red wine or white wine for 4 people Vegetarian option available

Paris: Sunset Aperitif Cruise on the Seine River with Music

10. Paris: Sunset Aperitif Cruise on the Seine River with Music

Embark on an adventure and go on a sunset cruise in Paris. Enjoy a ride on the Seine River while listening to music on a cruise that departs and returns near the Eiffel Tower. Set sail to admire the monuments and docks that serve as scenery for this fantastic evening. To learn more about the monuments you see, download the tour app to use during the cruise (download instructions found on confirmation voucher). Admire the most emblematic monuments of Paris as you cruise by them, such as the Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Grand Palais, the Eiffel Tower, and many more.

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What people are saying about Paris

A "life-size" scenography to discover Paris differently along its mythical river. Interesting commentary by audiophone and good value for money. I recommend the Bateaux Parisiens.

Had a wonderful time and definitely recommend for anyones first time to the Eiffel Tower.

What an absolutely wonderful cruise! Beautiful sights and lovely music.

Taking the tour at night to see the city lit up was awesome!

We enjoyed a lot on this sight seeing on the river cruise.