Enjoy unique views over Paris on a Seine River Cruise and pass under top attractions from the Orsay Museum, Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral

Get a unique perspective on Paris and take a majestic trip along the Seine River on the Bateaux Parisiens to discover the City of Lights from the water. Glide past the Notre Dame Cathedral and under the famous Pont Neuf, to name a few, starting your trip at the Eiffel Tower, or Notre Dame itself.

Tours depart every hour from Eiffel Tower. 


Keep your eyes peeled for some of the most iconic landmarks in Paris:

  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Louvre Museum
  • Tuileries Gardens
  • Orsay Museum
  • Grand Palais

Did you know:

  • There are more than 30 bridges over the Seine in Paris
  • Atlantic salmon have returned to the river thanks to its improved pollution levels
  • The river measures 482 miles in total and flows from the Source-Seine, near Dijon, to the mouth of the English Channel
  • The ashes of Joan of Arc were scattered into the Seine at Rouen
  • The etymology of the word ‘Seine’ has its roots in the Latin Sequana, or Sicauna in Celtic, which is a combination of the words ‘sacred’ and ‘source’, or ‘river’
  • UNESCO World Heritage site added the banks of the River Seine to its list in 1991

Pier 3 near the Eiffel Tower is the main starting point for Seine River Cruise. Enjoy a one hour cruise on a Bateaux Parisiens, learn about the city’s secrets and fascinating history and stay entertained with an audio guide in 13 languages to choose from.

How to get there:

- Metro 6 Bir-Hakeim, Metro 9 Trocadéro
- Train: RER C Champs de Mars - Tour Eiffel
- Bus: 42 & 92

Make the most of your Paris Pass:

- Free 1 hour Seine River Cruise ticket worth €14
- Explore Paris’ most popular attractions and get free and fast track entry into art galleries, museums and monuments – and much more!
- The opening and closure times may change. For updated timings, please check the official attraction page.

Please note: Bateaux Parisiens are holding systematic bag checks and passengers will be required to open their coats and jackets for inspection upon entry. Large luggage of over 16 litres, excluding small backpacks, hand bags and laptop cases, will not be accepted within the establishments, including in the cloakroom.

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Great investment! My friend and I were grateful to be able to skip the lines at all the museums. I think we did the best of the city in 2 days!
Ciritta Park from United States

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From June
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12.00 – 21.00 
Thursday 12.00 – 21.00 
Friday 12.00 – 21.00 
Saturday 12.00 – 21.00 
Sunday 12.00 – 21.00 


From 9 June open from Wednesday to Sunday.
Departure every hour from 12am to 9pm.
From 1 July open every day.
Departure every hour from 12am to 9pm.

Please check the official website for closure dates and updated opening times. 


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Bateaux Parisiens Port de la Bourdonnais 75007 Paris, France


+33 1 76 64 14 45