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The Ultimate Parisian Evening – Seine River Cruise with Dinner

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Northern France’s Seine River is 777 kilometers (483 miles) long. 

It begins in Source-Seine in the Langres plateau in northeastern France, 30 kilometers (19 miles) northwest of Dijon, then it flows past Paris and into the English Channel at Le Havre (and Honfleur on the left bank)

Thirty-seven bridges cross the River in Paris (the Pont Alexandre III and Pont Neuf are the most well-known), and many more are outside the city. 

The Pont de Normandie, the ninth-longest cable-stayed bridge in the world that connects Le Havre and Honfleur, is a famous bridge that is also the last along the course of the River.

The Seine River runs through the city’s heart and offers stunning views of Paris’s most famous landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum.

That’s why the ideal way to explore Paris is on a Seine River Dinner Cruise.

On these dinner cruises, you may eat French cuisine and enjoy live music while exploring the city and its illuminated monuments.

Choosing the best dinner cruise can be difficult because many companies provide various kinds of cruises with multiple facilities and benefits.

Everything you need to know is covered in this post before you reserve your dinner cruise on the River.

The Seine River Cruise is a great way to see the highlights of Paris from a unique vantage point and is a must-do activity for many visitors to the city.

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What to Expect on the Seine River Dinner Cruise

A Seine River dinner cruise is a unique and romantic way to experience the beautiful city of Paris.

Nowadays, travel companies make a lot of effort to arrange different forms of entertainment to give guests a unique experience. 

Mainly there are two types of cruises available, restaurant and sightseeing, and the visitors can choose the one they prefer more.

The night cruise comes under the restaurant boats, where you can have authentic Parisian cuisine and enjoy the view.

But if you choose a sightseeing cruise, you can see all the attractions nearby with your family, friends, or partner.

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Seine River Dinner Cruises

Seine River Dinner Cruises
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Multiple options are available for you to book The Seine River Dinner Cruise packages; some are mentioned below.

Cruise InfoDurationTicket Prices
Early dinner cruise with desserts 75 mins12+ years: €89Up to 11 years: €34
Evening Dinner Cruise with the River Seine75 mins12+ years: €853 to 11 years: €40Up to 2 years: Free
Seine River Cruise with 3- Course Dinner and Live Music2.5 Hours3+ years: €155Up to 2 years: Free
Gourmet Dinner Cruise on Seine River with Live Music2.5 Hours€95 Per Person
Sightseeing Cruise with Bistro Dinner2 Hours12+ years: €544 to 11 years: €21Up to 3 years: Free
Romantic Cruise with 3-Course Dinner2 Hours13+ years: €744 to 12 years: €35Up to 3 years: Free
Seine River Sightseeing Cruise with 3-Course Dinner2 Hours12+ years: €853 to 11 years: €40Up to 2 years: Free
Evening Cruise with Dinner2.5 Hours12+ years: €109Up to 11 years: €34
Seine River Panoramic Dinner Cruise105 mins13+ years: €59Up to 12 years: €35

As Paris is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world, we strongly recommend you buy your tickets early as they can sell out quickly.

The Seine River dinner cruise is a wonderful way to enjoy the beauty and romance of Paris while savoring traditional French cuisine and enjoying live entertainment. It’s a truly unforgettable experience!

Sights to See with Seine River Dinner Cruise

Sights to See with Seine River Dinner Cruises
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There are many famous places you can visit while you’re on the cruise.

Among the places to mention are the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Pont Neuf, commonly known as Paris’s oldest bridge, the Musée d’Orsay, etc.

Some combo tours are available to explore these well-known places to experience everything in Paris. 

Some of the combo tours are as follows.

Cruise InfoDurationTicket Prices
Eiffel Tower Access + Seine River Cruise3 Hours4+ years: € 78
Sainte-Chapelle Ticket + River Cruise3 Hours18+ years: €284 to 17 years: €17Up to 3 years: Free EntryEU Citizen ticket with ID (18 to 25 years): €17
Night River Cruise On The Seine + Waffle Tasting4 Hours12+ years: €244 to 11 years: €18Up to 3 years: €5
Champagne at the Moulin Rouge + Seine River Cruise5.5 Hours6+ years: €175
Musée d’Orsay Entry Ticket + Seine River Cruise6.5 Hours18+ years: €404 to 17 years: €18Up to 3 years: Free EntryEU Citizen ticket with ID (18 to 25 years): €18
Orangerie Museum Tour + Seine Cruise1 Day18+ years: €33Up to 17 years: €18
Seine Cruise + Crepe Tasting1 Hour18+ years: €244 to 17 years: €17Up to 3 years: €5
The Louvre Museum + Seine River Cruise1 Day4+ years: €40
Eiffel Tower Summit Floor Tour + Seine River Cruise3 Hours4+ years: €110

Combo tour tickets are available online.

You can save both time and money by booking tickets online. Online tickets are less expensive, and you don’t have to stand in line at the ticket window by purchasing them in advance.

Tickets often remain valid for three to twelve months after being purchased.

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The Atmosphere and Ambiance of the Cruise

Nowadays, travel companies organize many activities on the boat and try to make this experience as a once in a lifetime event for tourists.

They arrange live music and hire bands and musicians from across the globe to perform for the guests so they can have a wonderful time on the Cruise, socialize with other guests, and dance with each other.

On some cruise options, you can choose where to enjoy your meal and tour with center, window, and front boat seating options.

Be camera ready-as as the cruise departs on a journey around some of Paris’ must-see sights. Watch as the passing Parisian monuments are lit by the setting sun.

Hop on board a riverboat and enjoy stunning French cuisine and great live singers in a lounge atmosphere.

Things to Remember

If you plan to cruise, you must remember certain do’s and don’ts.

You can only wear something casual during the cruise; jeans, shorts, skirts, and t-shirts are not allowed; they usually prefer a formal dress code.

Sandals and flip-flops shorts are not allowed.

You may view the dress code for each dinner cruise on the link where you order your tickets, and if you are dressed formally for a Seine Dinner Cruise, you won’t have to face any problems.

Some cruise options do not allow smoking, luggage, or large bags. Some do not allow pets too.

Please note that you should be at the boarding gate 30 minutes before the activity starts.

Seine River Cruise Review

Seine River Cruise Reviews
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Seine River Cruise  is a well-liked tourist destination on Tripadvisor with a score of 4.5.

Check out the two reviews we have chosen for the Seine River Dinner Cruise to get a sense of what to expect there.

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Great River Cruise

It was easy to use, so I walked up to the boat. They scanned the ticket. I was able to just pick which time I wanted to go and get on the boat. So easy! I did not bring earphones which made it hard to hear the tour as the boat went down the river. Jill G, Orlando, Florida

The best

Review of: Seine River Sightseeing Cruise with 3 Course Dinner by Le Bistro Parisien

River cruise was excellent, the staff & management and atmosphere and food was excellent . We  do it again…………. Andrew L

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