Sightseeing Cruise in Paris

Discover the beauty of Paris from a unique perspective on a Sightseeing Cruise along the Seine!
In brief
1-hour cruise
Tour guide
Audio-guide available
French - English
Start near the Eiffel Tower
Vedettes de Paris
Sightseeing Cruise
Valid until 27-05-2025

Capture the City of Light with a sightseeing cruise in Pari

Traversing the Seine, seeing major landmarks and avoiding the metro crowds to boot! Get ready to see Paris in a different light with Vedettes de Paris’ sightseeing cruise in Paris! Just as great as an experience on land, our excursion cruises will take you on an authentic and scenic route which will leave you with a lasting impression of the City of Light. So hop-on, and embrace the major Parisian monuments along the Seine. You won’t regret it!

Discover the heart of Paris on a romantic sightseeing cruise along the Seine River. Enjoy commentary and take in iconic attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and more. Whether it’s a daytime cruise, a dinner cruise, or a private tour, you’ll find the perfect ticket to explore the City of Lights. Check availability and book now to secure your unforgettable experience. Explore the frequently asked questions for more details about our tours in Paris.


Discover enchanting wonders with a sightseeing cruise along the Seine

When thinking about sightseeing in Paris, the image of tour guides and museums immediately come to mind. But have you ever thought of something a bit out of the ordinary? For your next trip to Paris, trust Vedettes de Paris to provide you with a spellbinding experience along the Seine. Boat ride excursions are authentic and a great way for you to see iconic monuments from another perspective.

An equally satisfying experience to be enjoyed either during the daytime or the evening, our sightseeing cruises in Paris offers you a closer glimpse to historical landmarks such as:


  • The Louvre;
  • Musée d’Orsay
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral;
  • The Eiffel Tower.


Our sightseeing cruise is not just a tour of the city, but also an opportunity to relax and unwind. Our knowledgeable tour guides will provide you with a wealth of information about the history and culture of Paris, making this a truly immersive experience. You’ll learn about the famous monuments and landmarks, the stories behind them and their significance to the city of Paris.

Curious to know how your sightseeing experience will be different? Without the hassle of long lines and crowded spaces, our tours along the Seine promise comfort! With our bar on the premises, you can easily nourish your quench and fill your bellies with our gourmet sandwiches, snacks, and beverages.

As Audrey Hepburn said in Sabrina, “Paris is always a good idea.” Enjoy that good idea from the comfort of the Seine and while admiring World Heritage-listed riverbanks of Paris, and a glass in your hand.

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!
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.

Departure times


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!
Wine cup
Our winemaking friends from the Fédération Française de l'Apéritif have selected their best red, white and rosé wines just for you.
If you're not into champagne or wine, would you be tempted by a Heineken beer during your cruise?
*Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health, consume in moderation.

Our customers say it best

Lovely guided tour of Paris monuments on the Seine. Clean boat, good welcome. I recommend ?
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
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!
Matthieu DANOIS

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.


Questions and answers about the Sightseeing Cruise on the Seine in Paris

Vedettes de Paris has the pleasure of sharing with you some of the most pinnacle monuments that Paris has to offer. As you drift along the Seine in one of our flotillas, you’ll be able to admire them closely. Some of the featured landmarks include:

  • The Musee d’Orsay;
  • Eiffel Tower;
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral;
  • The Louvre Museum;
  • Académie Française;
  • Hotel de Ville;
  • Pont du Carrousel.

Vedettes de Paris strives to bring all the magic to make visitors’ experiences as memorable as possible. That’s why we have the pleasure of sharing that we offer considerably affordable prices for children. Even more, children 0-3 years of age can board on our cruises free of charge. To book your excursion today, choose among our selection of themed cruises by clicking here.

Easy and accessible, with Vedettes de Paris, you can reserve in only a few clicks your tickets on our website. You’ll also have access to the vast selection of themed boat-ride excursions that are perfect for tourists, locals, families, and/or even the solo traveler.

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