What is the price of Bateaux Parisiens?
The price of a Bateaux Parisiens cruise varies according to the chosen formula. For a sightseeing cruise
, the price is 15 euros
for adults, 7 euros
for children from 3 years old. For a dinner cruise
, the price will depend on the time but also on the location of the table on the boat: from 79 euros
for the dinner cruise at 6.15 p.m. and from 99 euros
for a dinner cruise at 8.30 p.m. The lunch cruise
starts from 69 euros
. Consult the special formulas of Bateaux-Parisiens for Valentine's Day
, the New Year's Eve
, Christmas Eve
or Bastille Day (July 14)
Bateaux Parisiens vs Bateau-Mouches?
The Bateaux Parisiens and Bateaux-Mouches
are the best known cruise companies on the Seine. They offer river cruises, dinner cruises and lunch cruises. Bateaux Parisiens also offer a floating restaurant with a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower, the Bistro Parisien
. Departures are from the Port de la Bourdonnais at the foot of the Eiffel Tower for the Bateaux Parisiens, at the Port de la Conférence at the foot of the Pont de l'Alma for the Bateaux-Mouches. The differences between the companies lie in the details: the Bateaux Parisiens cruises offer personal audio guides when those of the Bateau Mouches offer audio comments broadcast by stereo speakers; Bateaux Parisiens charge for the location of the table and the quality of the wines when the price of the Bateaux Mouches dinner cruise also influences the quality of the menu. To make your choice, consult our guide to find out which is the best Paris dinner cruise on the Seine
What is the dress code?
For sightseeing cruises, come as you are and dress according to the weather. For dinner formulas, correct attire is required. The dress code is simple: shorts, Bermuda shorts, flip flops, outfits and sports shoes are prohibited. For lunch cruises, a more casual outfit is tolerated.
What is the schedule of Bateaux Parisiens?
The Bateaux Parisiens barge cruises leave from the Port de la Bourdonnais approximately every thirty minutes and last approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. Lunch cruises leave at 12.45 pm for a duration of 2 hours. Dinner cruises leave at 6.15 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. for respective durations of 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours 15 minutes.
What is the itinerary of the cruise?
The circuit depends on the formula chosen but all cruises make a loop from the pier located in the port of Bordonnais. The lunch cruise at 12.45 p.m., the dinner cruise at 8.30 p.m. and the festive cruises are longer and allow you to admire the center of Paris from the statue of liberty at the tip of Île aux Cygnes to the François Mitterand Library. The 1 hour river cruises and dinner cruises at 6 p.m. will take place between the Eiffel Tower and the Cité de la Mode. Please note that the cruise itinerary may be modified due to floods or anything that could endanger the safety of passengers at the sole discretion of the captain.
Do I need to book in advance?
Reservation of Bateaux Parisiens in advance is strongly recommended regardless of the option chosen. Booking a sightseeing cruise allows you to obtain tickets with a barcode and avoid queues at the counters. You just have to show up for boarding and get on the next boat. Always book your cruise with dinner or lunch in advance, otherwise you run the risk of finding the boat fully booked.
How do I know where I will be placed on the boat?
For sightseeing cruises, placement is free. You can move on the boat between the covered and air-conditioned areas and the upper areas in the open air. For meal plans, the location will depend on the price paid. At noon and for dinner at 8.30 p.m., the Etoile formula gives you a table in the middle of the boat, the Privilege formula a table by the window and the Premier formula access to the VIP area at the bow of the boat. For dinner at 6.15pm, you will also have to pay a supplement to guarantee your location near the window.
How to offer a Bateaux Parisiens cruise?
Choose the formula you want to offer between a cruise tour
, a dinner cruise
or a lunch cruise
, click on "offer a gift valid for 6 months". After payment, you will receive the gift voucher by email and the happy person will have 6 months to connect to our site and validate the date chosen to benefit from their gift voucher.
Do you have special offers for groups?