Seine River Private tours

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Paris: Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise, and Louvre Tour

1. Paris: Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise, and Louvre Tour

See all the world-renowned highlights of Paris in just one day. Take an elevator ride up the Eiffel Tower, join a scenic Seine cruise, pass by the Notre Dame Cathedral, and add an optional visit to the Louvre Pyramid on this guided tour of the city. Meet your local guide near the Eiffel Tower - be the first in line, avoid the crowds, and appreciate the amazing views of Paris from the 2nd or top floor (depending on the option you choose). Learn everything you need to know about the construction of the tower and the life of Gustave Eiffel. In the late morning, continue your tour with a boat ride on the Seine River to discover Paris and its waterfront landmarks such as the Orsay museum, the Louvre Museum, the Conciergerie, the Alexandre III Bridge, and the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral. Next, head to the Notre Dame Cathedral by train. Not only will you experience the atmosphere of Paris like a local, but also hear the most interesting facts about the train system. Take a stroll by the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Shakespeare bookshop. If you choose the Louvre add-on, walk along the Seine River with your guide until you reach the world's largest museum, the Louvre. Listen to your guide give important information about its history and decide how to best enjoy your time inside. Most notably, see the Mona Lisa in person and explore the Italian and French painting departments or the antique Egyptian and Greek departments.

Paris: Private or Shared Cruise on the Seine

2. Paris: Private or Shared Cruise on the Seine

Admire the city of love and lights from the water on this Paris cruise. Embark down the Seine, one of the longest rivers in France, and take in Paris’ sights on the riverside, such as the iconic Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. Hop on board the boat and get comfortable before taking off from Port Javel Bas. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks on board to fully enjoy your trip. Pets are also welcome. First, you’ll cruise in front of the Statue of Liberty monument, followed by the Eiffel Tower, the Alexander III Bridge, the Orsay Museum, and the Louvre. The boat will pass under the historic Pont Neuf, Europe's oldest stone bridge and the first bridge in Paris. Just beyond it, you will have a unique view of Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Paris Plages, a famous artificial beach located along the Seine. After your scenic cruise around Paris, return to the Port of Javel Bas. Before saying goodbye to your captain, receive a souvenir photo to remember your experience.

Paris: Photo Shoot with a Private Travel Photographer

3. Paris: Photo Shoot with a Private Travel Photographer

Get a unique souvenir of your time in Paris and take part in a photo shoot of your trip at locations tailored to your personal requirements.  Work with a professional photographer to create magical moments, and capture your travels in a contemporary and candid style. The photographers are hand-picked, highly experienced local experts who will share their knowledge of their city like an old friend. Receive a link to your own, password-protected, online gallery within 5 working days to download your professionally edited images for free.

Paris: City Highlights Segway Tour

4. Paris: City Highlights Segway Tour

Embark on a unique tour experience by exploring Paris on a Segway. See more of the city in less time, visit some of the most famous locations, and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. Meet your guide, receive your helmet, and give an instructional session on how to use the Segway. Ride on the sidewalks, bike lanes, and through many of the popular avenues and parks as well as on the banks of the River Seine. The itinerary includes famous sites like Champ de Mars, the Pont Alexandre III, Champs-Elysées, the National Residence of the Invalids, and of course the iconic Eiffel Tower for perfect photo opportunities. Listen as your guide provides insider tips about life in Paris and interesting information about the sites you pass before heading on to the next destination.

Paris: Private Pontoon Boat Seine River Cruise with Guide

5. Paris: Private Pontoon Boat Seine River Cruise with Guide

Cruise along the Seine river and see Paris from a different perspective. Appreciate the warm and friendly atmosphere as you see the iconic sights of France's capital. Connect your music via Bluetooth and feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks to enjoy onboard. Set sail in Paris and enjoy a comfortable outing perfect for any circumstance. Watch as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, and more pass you by. Enjoy the commentaries and anecdotes of a passionate skipper while listening to any music you like. Experience a timeless moment, perfect for a pre-dinner outing, a romantic date, or the entire family. Marvel at the magic of Paris over a drink and a snack, any time of year, day or night.

Paris: Private City Highlights Vintage Citroen 2CV Tour with Transfer

6. Paris: Private City Highlights Vintage Citroen 2CV Tour with Transfer

Embark on a fun and unique private tour experience as you explore Paris aboard a vintage Citroen 2CV. See more of the city in less time, visit famous locations, and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. Get picked up by your guide/driver at your accommodation, hop on board the classic car, and set off to discover the ‘city of love’. You’ll zoom through popular avenues and historic bridges over the Seine River. Ride past famous sites like the Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysées, and of course the iconic Eiffel Tower for perfect photo opportunities. Listen as your driver provides insider tips about life in Paris and gives you informative tidbits about the locations that are on the tour’s itinerary.

Vintage 2CV tour + Cruise

7. Vintage 2CV tour + Cruise

Take a tour of the City of Lights in a vintage Citroen 2CV, followed by a leisurely cruise down the River Seine in a classic Bateaux Parisians, a traditional, glass-topped Parisian riverboat.  Your driver will collect you from your hotel or any other central Paris location and drive you through the city's lively streets.  An icon of the French motor industry, the 2CV was built from 1948 until 1990. It sets hearts to flutter for its instantly recognizable design.  See Paris through the eyes of a real Parisian, and then prolong this sweet time right at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.  Jump on the "Les Bateaux Parisians" boats, entirely glassed over and boasting a terrace at the stern and outside walkways with perfect panoramic views. Get a lively commentary broadcast on individual headsets in 13 languages, enriched with words and music that evokes the places and periods visited.  During the combined tour, you will see many of Paris’s top attractions, from the Avenue des Champs Elysée, Place Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, and Trocadéro, to the Tour Eiffel, Les Invalides, Pont Alexandre 3, Petit et Grand Palais, Pyramide du Louvre and Opera Garnier.

Paris: Highlights Tour from Louvre Museum to Notre Dame

8. Paris: Highlights Tour from Louvre Museum to Notre Dame

Start your journey in front of Comédie Française and the gardens of the Palais Royal, a former royal palace, just opposite the Louvre. Learn about the building and its park with their history, architecture, and importance to the modern Parisian city culture. Pass by the Louvre Museum and see some of the exhibition rooms from the outside. Follow your guide to the Pyramid of Louvre, easily the most popular place to be in Paris. Enjoy a detailed tour of the area with less emphasis on history and the art inside the museum but more on the local street life of Paris. Once at the Pyramid, observe the Tuileries Garden connecting the Louvre to the Place de la Concorde. It is a place where Parisians celebrate and meet. Look how the setting served as a reference point for the modern development of Paris. See the historical axis of the two Arc de Triomphe's of the town and Champs-Elysées. Learn how the monuments stand in harmony with their modern setting. Then stay a while in the Square Court (Cour Carré) the place where The Louvre was born, a jewel of Renaissance architecture. Follow the River Seine and go across the famous Pont des Arts, a pedestrian bridge listed as a national historic monument. See the art exhibitions, and immerse in the open-air studio for painters, artists, and photographers drawn to its unique point of view. Watch the Parisiens enjoying a summer picnic if you are there in the season. Getting close to Notre Dame Cathedral, learn about the Île de la Cité and the surprising facts that this island will offer you. Learn about Notre Dame and discuss the impacts of the recent fire and the future of the building.  Say goodbye to your guide at Notre Dame Cathedral with many references and recommendations for Paris so that you can discover more of the city at your leisure.

Paris Highlights Full Day Tour

9. Paris Highlights Full Day Tour

Meet your guide at the Eiffel Tower and ascend the elevator towards the top of this iconic Parisian attraction. Along the way you will learn about Gustave Eiffel himself, and upon reaching the second level you will take a walk around its perimeter to view the city's landmarks. Learn about the tower's lights, construction, paint and get a brief lesson on the proud history of the city. Next it’s up to the Summit to see Paris from 300 meters in the sky. When you return to the ground level, enjoy a boat cruise on the River Seine for a 30 minute ride filled with views of Paris’ most famous landmarks. In the event that the Summit is closed (at the discretion of the Eiffel Tower staff) your guide will use this extra time to visit other landmarks according to time allowed and the group's preference such as the Latin Quarter or the Arc de Triomphe. Your next stop is the Ile de la Cite, where you can view the cathedral of Notre Dame from Point Zero, the geographic center of Paris. After your visit to see the cathedral, stroll on this island past the ornate gates of the Palace of Justice, the Conciergerie where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned during the Revolution, and the Saint-Chapelle church. Before you leave the island you will head towards the oldest bridge in Paris, the Pont Neuf. Cross over the bridge to the right bank and walk alongside the river past the Bouquinistes, or booksellers, and celebrate a tradition that dates back to the 15th century. The last stop is outside the magnificent Louvre Museum, where your guide will escort you through the Royal Courtyard and to the east end of the Historic Axis of Paris, next to the Tuileries Gardens, at the world famous Louvre Pyramid. If you decide to visit the Louvre, your guide will have insider tips on how to best enjoy the museum. Before you bid farewell, your guide will share history and tips for visiting the nearby Tuileries Gardens, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees, and Arc de Triomphe. You will not believe how much you have seen and experienced in just over 6 hours!

Paris: Heart of Paris Private Boat Tour with Bottle of Wine

10. Paris: Heart of Paris Private Boat Tour with Bottle of Wine

Explore Paris from the Seine river on this 2020-model boat with a high-end sound system. Listen to music and enjoy a glass of wine as you drift through Paris. Watch the city's highlights like the Eiffel tower and Notre Dame pass by. Hop aboard your private boat at the Seine river meeting point and sit back and relax with some wine. Catch a glimpse of the Notre Dame cathedral as you pass the island of Ile de la Cité. Admire the old churches and hotels on the island of Ile Saint Louis. Snap pictures of the Eiffel tower from unique angles. Feel the thrill of passing under to the Pont Alexandre III bridge. Get lost in the romance of the city as you navigate through stunning historical monuments on the river.

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4.9 / 5

based on 37 reviews

Alan was an excellent photographer and made the shoot enjoyable and relaxing. He was extremely helpful in putting us at ease. We thoroughly enjoyed the photo shoot and look forward to the product

Arthur was an excellent tour guide and boat captain. Knew where all the best photo spots were. Put your cameras and phones away and let Arther be the guide. Best tour on our Paris trip.

seeing is believing. our tour guide Lara was amazing. she knew everything about Paris , very polite and friendly

Laura was a great guide , polite , patient and with good knowledge of sites.

The guides were very kind and accommodating. Unforgetable experience.