VIP Seine River Cruise

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Paris

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There is no better way to visit Paris than from the Seine River, the banks of which are lined by a series of masterpieces, starting with the Louvre and reaching to the Eiffel Tower, not forgetting the Notre Dame Cathedral and Concorde area... Mon Beau Paris is offering you a unique Parisian cruise on board luxurious, friendly and comfortable boats. Our professional guide will trace, using the monuments in front of you, the evolution of Paris, as well as its history, and will certainly not miss telling you his/her favourite anecdotes. You will also talk about on pastry and champagne. Indeed, your cruise will be enhanced with pastries from the best Parisian pastries, and a glass (or glasses) of Champagne. It will be an unforgettable experience for those who want to immerse themselves in the city in the most wonderful conditions.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, Ile-de-FranceFrom the history of its construction to its architecture, through all the secrets it contains, discover everything you ever wanted to know about this historic monument.Pass By: Hotel de Ville, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThe Hôtel de Ville de Paris has been the seat of the Paris City Council since 1357. The current building, with a neo-renaissance style, was built by architects Théodore Ballu and Edouard Deperthes on the site of the former Hôtel de Ville which burnt down during the Paris Commune in 1871. Pass By: Louvre Museum, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThe museum houses western works of art dating from the Middle Ages to 1848, in addition to collections of ancient oriental, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman civilizations, as well as graphic and Islamic arts. From room to room, the former royal palace reveals its masterpieces to the public: the Mona Lisa, The Raft of the Medusa, the Venus de Milo, and The Winged Victory of Samothrace. In total, there are 35,000 works to be discovered or re-discovered! With its eight hundred year old history, the Louvre has been influenced by numerous architectural trends, from the medieval fortress of the 12th century to the glass pyramid by Pei (1989).Pass By: Eiffel Tower, Paris, Ile-de-FranceAn object of discord, desire and fascination, the Eiffel Tower never fails to impress. Enriched by a history full of new developments, on this tour you can discover all of its key information.Stop At: Seine River, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThis jaunt on the Seine River, on board our comfortable ten-seat boats, is a unique opportunity to breathe the essence of Paris in privileged conditions. While floating on the water, you will enjoy an outstanding view of the most beautiful monuments of the city while savoring typical French pastry and some champagne!Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesPass By: Assemblee Nationale, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThe centre of parliamentary life, the Assemblée Nationale seats 577 members of parliament who represent the French people. It legislates and controls the actions of the government, adopting some 100 laws per year. The Palais Bourbon, finished in 1728, was built for the Duchess of Bourbon by architects Giardini, Aubert, and Gabriel. The structure therefore evokes that of the Grand Trianon de Versailles. It was then updated by the Prince of Condé between 1765 and 1789. Declared as ‘property of the people’ in 1791, the Palais Bourbon had many different uses and had a national representation from 1795 with the Council of Five Hundred. The colonnade on the façade dates back to the Napoleonic era. The building’s transformation continued throughout the 19th century, particularly with the help of painter, Delacroix. Today, the Palais also displays numerous works of contemporary art.Pass By: Grand Palais, Paris, Ile-de-FranceThe Grand Palais is one of the most iconic Parisian monuments. Built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, it is recognizable by its large glass dome flanked by the French flag. This architectural masterpiece of stone, steel and glass has been listed as a historical monument since 2000. It comprises 3 major sites: the Nave, the National Galleries and the Palais de la Découverte. The majestic nave, 240 m long, welcomes a wide variety of major national and international events: (horse riding, contemporary art, fairground, etc.). The national galleries organize large-scale exhibitions on artists that have marked the history of art (Picasso, Hopper, Renoir, etc.).

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Sweet French Pastries (Macaroons, Merveilleux …)
  • Champagne Bottle (Renè Prévot)
  • Cruise on board ten-seat boat
  • Entry/Admission - Seine River

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Led by a local guide
  • All-inclusive tour
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