Lunch Cruise on the Seine Riverin Paris Lunch Cruise on the Seine Riverin Paris

Lunch Cruise on the Seine River
in Paris

There's no better way to enjoy a Parisian lunch than with a cruise on the Seine. The view is breathtaking and the experience is truly unique. You'll be able to see all the main landmarks from the comfort of your seat, and you can even enjoy a delicious meal during the cruise. It's the perfect way to enjoy the city while relaxing and taking time to enjoy a good meal.

Our lunch cruises in Paris

from €69

Bateaux Parisiens

4.8/5
Experience all the grandeur of Paris onboard a two-hour Lunchtime Cruise along the Seine, while enjoying a taste of authentic French cuisine.
€75

Bateaux-Mouches

4.7/5
Every weekend, the Bateaux Mouches offers the most family-friendly Lunchtime Cruises, accompanied by the unmistakably French sound of the accordion. For the perfect Lunch, look no further!
from €66

Marina de Paris

4.6/5
Step onboard a 2 hour Lunchtime Cruise, perfect for a relaxed family meal with the added opportunity to discover the real beauty of Paris. A magical combination of haut-cuisine and a panoramic view.
from €100

Ducasse sur Seine

Enjoy a gourmet lunch in Paris aboard a luxurious boat powered by 100% green energy. The Ducasse sur Seine experience is beyond comprehension.

Cast off and have a great time with your family during a lunch cruise on one of our exceptional fleets! Whether in the heart of a cosy setting with Paris Seine, immersed in a melodious atmosphere on the Bateaux Parisiens or carried away in a friendly atmosphere with the accordions of the Bateaux Mouches, lunch cruises on the Seine will delight the taste buds and pupils of young and old alike.

The lunch cruise is the perfect opportunity to stroll along the Seine enjoying a fine and balanced meal, all washed down with a selection of French wines. In a magical setting, enjoy the calm of the waves and the grandiose spectacle of the capital.

The footbridges and bridges of Paris offer themselves to you in an incessant ballet, according to the comings and goings of the barges and other river boats which make circuits around the islands of Paris (Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis) up to Eiffel Tower. The quays of the Seine are gradually revealed before your eyes, with their hanging gardens, their restaurant boats anchored along the quays, and passers-by crowding along the banks.

On the Seine, during the lunch cruise, you can see in particular:

Lunchtime is often a difficult time to organize when you are on vacation in Paris, especially if you want to enjoy all that the city has to offer. With a lunch cruise on the Seine, you can enjoy a good meal while admiring the most beautiful monuments of Paris on boats with large bay windows.

Boarding is optional and depending on where you are around noon Pont de l'Alma (Bateaux Mouches), Musée d'Orsay (Paris Seine) or at the foot of the Eiffel Tower (Bateaux Parisiens). Most lunch cruises last around 2 hours and crisscross the quays of the Seine passing under bridges as emblematic as the Pont Neuf, the Pont des Arts or the Pont Alexandre III.

The meal is generally composed of fresh and seasonal products, with a selection of French wines. Menus change regularly so you can discover new flavors each time you embark on a lunch cruise in Paris.

Discover also our dinner cruises on the Seine. For a simple sightseeing tour or if you want to learn more about the most beautiful museums and monuments in Paris, consider commented cruises of Paris. Also discover our special New Year cruises and July 14 cruises.

Don't wait any longer and book your lunch cruise on the Seine now and always at the best price!

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For a private booking, a meeting or a party with friends, send us your detailed request. An expert from Come to Paris will send you a personal reply within 2 working days.

Customer Reviews

4.7/520,328 reviews

Michelle C.
5/5
Don't miss the Moulin Rouge!
November 16th 2022
Absolutely fabulous show and dinner. Not to be missed. Arrive early for best seats.
John W.
5/5
Ggreat Experience
November 13th 2022
Great experience. One of the best ways to see so much of Paris.
John W.
5/5
Worth the Visit
November 13th 2022
Well worth the visit. As they say, better to be on this monstrosity taking photos of the Eiffel Tower rather than the other way around. ;-)

Common questions

What is the price of a lunch cruise in Paris?

The price of a cruise with lunch or brunch in Paris depends first of all on the company chosen: Paris Seine, Capitaine Fracasse, Bateaux Mouches, Bateaux Parisiens. For an adult, count around 40 euros at the entry level up to 99 euros for a VIP lunch at the bow of a Parisian boat. For children, it will cost you between 29 to 40 euros.

Which lunch cruise on the Seine to choose?

The best lunch cruise in Paris will be the one that fills in the most boxes according to your criteria: price, place of embarkation, day of the week, with family, friends or lovers. Some companies only offer brunches on Sundays, such as the Compagnie de la Seine aboard the Capitaine Fracasse. The Bateaux-Mouches provide lunch cruises every weekend and on public holidays. No truce for the Bateaux Parisiens which offer cruises with lunch every day of the week. The location of the pier in Paris can also be decisive and is not the same depending on the company between the Port de Grenelle and the Musée d'Orsay.

What time do the lunch cruises on the Seine depart?

The meeting and departure times as well as the duration of the lunch cruises will depend on the company, but departures generally take place between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. and the durations vary from approximately 1:15 to 2 hours.

What monuments do you see during a cruise with lunch on the Seine?

All the boats will allow you to admire the main monuments along the Seine, starting with the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, the Conciergerie, the Lougre, the Concorde, the Grand Palais or the Eiffel Tower and the Orsay Museum. Some will go as far as the tip of Île aux Cygnes to admire the Statue of Liberty. You will of course pass under the most emblematic bridges of the capital such as the Pont des Arts, the Pont d'Iena or the Pont Neuf. Attention, the routes are always given as an indication and depend on the level of the Seine as well as any external element likely to endanger the safety of the passengers.

Should I book a lunch cruise in Paris in advance?

In general, booking is strongly recommended because it protects you against the risk of finding yourself in front of a sold out boat.

How to offer a lunch cruise in Paris?

Choose the company that suits you the most and click on the “offer a gift valid for 12 months” tab. After payment, you will receive the gift voucher by email and the person concerned will have 12 months to connect to our site and validate the date chosen to benefit from their gift voucher.

How to book a lunch cruise for a group in Paris?

For a business seminar, a wedding, a birthday party or any private reception for more than 10 people around a lunch cruise on the Seine, please contact us on 01 82 83 12 04 or fill out our group quote request form .

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