Guided Cruise: A Fresh Look at Paris

Discover Paris by boat with cruises on the Seine, in a friendly, welcoming setting!
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In brief
1-hour cruise
20€ (+12 years old)
9€ (4-11 years old)
Free (0-3 years old)
Tour guide
Audio-guide available
French - English
Start near the Eiffel Tower
Guided Cruise
A Fresh Look At Paris
Valid until 28-09-2024
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See Paris and the Seine with new eyes on our guided cruise!

Thanks to Suzanne, Gonzague, Orane, Sylvanie, Tristan and Valérie, our enthusiastic, passionate and fascinating guides, Vedettes de Paris offers you a warm and friendly experience unlike any other in Paris, on comfortably-sized boats. Each cruise aboard our boats offers unique stories, anecdotes and discussions, whether you are discovering Paris and its monuments and museums for the first time or are a local curious about the capital you live in! Vedettes de Paris offers boat cruises to suit all tastes with regular departures all day long.

With family, friends or partner, embark on our “A fresh look at Paris” guided cruise for an original tour of the capital and its bridges, departing from the Eiffel Tower, via Notre-Dame and the famous treasures of the Seine.

Take advantage of this passage on the water, to have a coffee, a cookie or a glass of Champagne, available on our bars on board!

Cruise plan

Discover the most beautiful monuments of the French capital on a boat cruise on the Seine with Vedettes de Paris.
This route is subject to change in the event of the Seine flooding
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Experience an unforgettable moment!

Vedettes de Paris reinvents itself to give you a fresh look at the Seine!
The quays of the Seine at the foot of the Eiffel Tower!
Vedettes de Paris is transforming its quayside location, offering an open-air terrace and regular activities for all ages!
Outstanding guides ready for the cruise!
Enjoy unique moments with our passionate guides, and our audioguide application, available in several languages!
Contemplating the capital's most beautiful monuments!
From the Eiffel Tower to Notre-Dame and the Musée d'Orsay, treat yourself to the finest views of Parisian monuments.
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Departure times

Thursday 28 September
10h30 11h00 11h30 12h30 13h00 13h30 15h00 15h30 16h00 17h00 17h30
18h30

These schedules do not apply on July 14.
These schedules are indicative, it is not possible to reserve a slot for this type of cruise.
Please check-in 20 minutes before departure.

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Onboard catering

Light meals with carefully selected products for gourmet breaks!
Payment by credit card only
Glass of champagne*
+9€
Our exclusive partner, Maison Duval Leroy, invites you to taste its brut Champagne, sure to delight you on your cruise!
Time For A Treat
+5.50€
During your cruise, enjoy a crêpe or chocolate chip cookie, accompanied by a hot or refreshing drink!
Parisian picnic**
+7.50€
Enjoy a seasonal sandwich made with 100% French produce, accompanied by a chocolate chip cookie and a drink!
*Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health, consume in moderation.
**To be collected at the Café des Vedettes (the Vedettes de Paris dockside terrace) before or after the cruise.

Our customers say it best

Très belle et agréable visite guidée sur la Seine des monuments de Paris. Bateau propre, bon accueil. Je conseille ?
Michael Bougit
30/01/2023
A great way to discover Paris in a different way. Smiling welcome, comfortable boat with the option of eating on board, seats on the roof offering great views of the capital's banks. A pleasant guided tour along the water.
Isabelle Roubaud-Devos
24/01/2023
Great experience . Very friendly and welcoming staff. Guide who explains very well in French and English . We learn a lot! I went for my birthday. I enjoyed the guided cruise with a crêpe and a drink (offered by Vedettes de Paris).
Mathusha Christian
03/08/2022
It's always a great experience. You can't get enough of visiting Paris and its emblematic monuments aboard the Vedettes de Paris. Great animation and fun explanations for children. A great experience.
Raz Molly
30/01/2023
I had a very pleasant time. Paris, from this point of view, is just magnificent. Thank you to our guide Marjolène, who explained everything very well in French and English. We learned a lot!
Evy B.
30/01/2023
Cruise offered on his birthday (with optional snack included: very good pancakes made on the boat)! Great comments and blue skies :)
Coralie Valleray
09/10/2022
Superb experience! Great prices, great guide, very few people on the boat! We took the picnic option, and were surprisingly surprised at what we got for the price! I recommend it!
Léna B
30/01/2023
Easy online booking, responsive staff, easy and punctual boarding. One-hour trip, no surprises, but magnificent!
Belets SG
16/01/2023
Sailing on the Seine is always a privilege and allows you to discover our capital from another angle. The welcome from the guérîtes was simply perfect. Thank you
Matthieu DANOIS
18/01/2023

Sail with peace of mind

Prepare your visit and visit Paris with peace of mind!
Valid for 1 year
Vedettes de Paris tickets are valid for 1 year, so come and see us whenever you like!
Online booking
Avoid waiting in line by booking your tickets online, and take your e-tickets straight to the boarding gate.

Your travel guide to Paris

Vedettes de Paris guides you on your visit to one of the world's most beautiful cities!
Monuments along the Seine
The banks of the Seine are dotted with numerous historic monuments and museums that you can admire from the water!
Types of boats on the Seine
The Seine is home to a host of boats with designs and histories as varied as they are fascinating. Among them, our stars!
Visiting Paris by night
Paris at night has a completely different look. The lights illuminate the Eiffel Tower, and numerous restaurants and bars are ready to welcome you.

FAQ

Questions and answers about the Guided Cruise : A Fresh Look At Paris
During the summer season, the first departure is at 10:30 a.m. and the last at 7 p.m. (the following departures are Aperitif Cruises). Departures are usually every 30 minutes.
The price of this cruise is €20 full price (from age 12). 9€ for children aged 4 to 11 inclusive. Babies up to 3 years old are free. Sweet and savory options on board represent additional purchases.
The average cruise lasts about an hour. The ideal time to discover the City of Light and its monuments.
Un emplacement unique au pied de la Tour Eiffel
Port de Suffren - 75007 Paris
+33 (0)1 44 18 19 50
Accès piéton par le pont d’Iéna, rive gauche, ou par le pont de Bir-Hakeim
Métro ligne 9 : Station Trocadéro Métro ligne 6 : Station Bir-Hakeim
RER ligne C : Champ de Mars
Bus lignes 42, 69, 82, 86 : Champ de Mars Bus lignes 22, 30, 32, 63 : Trocadéro