Guided excursion for families in Paris

Enjoy a family cruise on the Seine, whatever the time of year!
In brief
1-hour cruise
20€ (+12 years old)
9€ (4-11 years old)
Free (0-3 years old)
Tour guide
Diploma for kids
French - English
Start near the Eiffel Tower
Guided Cruise
Paris With Kids
Valid for the date and time selected

Your children will learn all there is to know about the capital and earn their Captain's diploma!

Hosted by our guides, lecturers specializing in young visitors, this cruise on the Seine, to be enjoyed exclusively by families, will enable young cruisers to earn a Captain’s diploma and become a must-see on the Seine and its monuments! The rules are simple: young visitors have to answer riddles and historical questions from the guides on board, about the historic monuments lining the banks of the Seine. A little help from parents is allowed! They’ll be able to whisper the answers to their child(ren)! The Captain’s diploma can be picked up in the store at the end of your cruise.

With one to three departures a day (depending on the season), this tour of the city will give you the opportunity to visit Paris by day, with your family, in a relaxed atmosphere. From the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre Museum and the Pont Alexandre III, don’t miss this opportunity to admire the monuments as they pass before your eyes! This cruise is designed for families with children aged 6 to 13. It’s guided in bilingual French and English.

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

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!
Become a must-know Parisian!
Solve riddles about the historic monuments of Paris and the guide on board to win the Captain's Diploma!
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.

Departure times

Friday 01 March
15h30 17h00

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.

Onboard catering

Light meals with carefully selected products for gourmet breaks!
Payment by credit card only
Glass of champagne*
Our exclusive partner, Maison Duval Leroy, invites you to taste its brut Champagne, sure to delight you on your cruise!
Time For A Treat
During your cruise, enjoy a crêpe or chocolate chip cookie, accompanied by a hot or refreshing drink!
Parisian picnic**
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
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
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
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
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.
Cruise offered on his birthday (with optional snack included: very good pancakes made on the boat)! Great comments and blue skies :)
Coralie Valleray
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
Easy online booking, responsive staff, easy and punctual boarding. One-hour trip, no surprises, but magnificent!
Belets SG
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

Sail with peace of mind

Prepare your visit and visit Paris with peace of mind!
Time-stamped ticket
Please note! The ticket is valid only for the date and time selected.
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.


Questions and answers about the Guided Cruise : Paris With Kids
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.
A unique location at the foot of the Eiffel Tower
Port de Suffren - 75007 Paris
+33 (0)1 44 18 19 50
Pedestrian access via Pont d’Iéna, left bank , or via Pont de Bir-Hakeim- Disabled access
Metro Line 9: Trocadero Station Metro Line 6: Bir-Hakeim stop
RER Line C: Champs de Mars
Bus lines 42, 69, 82, 86 : Champ de Mars Bus lines 22, 30, 32, 63 : Trocadero