A Paris boat tour from the Eiffel Tower is a must-do when visiting the City of Light. The location of the Eiffel Tower, right near the Seine, makes it very easy to combine these two activities. With the ‘Bateaux Parisiens’, company for example, you can combine both activities or do them independently, the one after the other. Follow our guide to gain more insight.
Simple boat tour form the Eiffel Tower
Various boating companies located near the Eiffel Tower offer package deals including a stroll (or dining cruise) and a fast-track ticket to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
If you are not spending much time in Paris, then it’s a good option that will allow you to see the most beautiful monuments of the capital without wasting too much time.
You can also choose to visit them separately.
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If you are looking for a pleasure boat ride on a River Boat near the Eiffel Tower, the ‘Bateaux Parisiens’ company is the closest company to the famous monument. It is very closed by, near the Alma bridge.
You can also opt for a refined river cruise from the Eiffel Tower with a dinner or a lunch on board. The Bateaux Parisiens Dinner Cruise is the perfect solution.
The Boat cruise and an Eiffel Tower Visit
The Bateaux Parisiens boat tours and restaurant cruises leave from the Bourdonnais port, located just a stone’s throw away from the Eiffel Tower.
You can also choose for the City tour of Paris by bus, a walk along the Seine and an ascent to the top of the Eiffel Tower which will allow you to have an hour walk and then enjoy the view from the Eiffel Tower.
It’s an excellent option to have an enjoyable first visit to Paris while avoiding the queues.
Certain companies also offer a gourmet experience, either breakfast or dinner on the Seine, and a visit to the Eiffel Tower as detailed further below.
With PariscityVision you can enjoy a complete package with a boat cruise and a priority acces to the Eiffel Tower/
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With the Bateaux Parisiens company, you can leave from the Eiffel Tower for a 1-hour boat ride, costing 15€ per adult.
A Bateaux Mouche ride, Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum
You can also combine a boat trip with a visit to two of Paris’ main attractions. By choosing this package, you will avoid the long queues that can sometimes exceed 2 hours in front of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum.
A visit to the Louvre is obviously a must-do during a visit to Paris. You can appreciate various masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa or its very famous Egyptology department. The Louvre is the most visited museum in the world, that is why it is necessary to get a fast-track ticket. That is what this package deal offers.
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Dinner at the Eiffel Tower and cruise
You can enjoy a gourmet dinner at the restaurant of the Eiffel Tower, “Mme Brasserie”. You will have an unforgettable evening amazing view on the lights of Paris.
Romantic Dinner Cruise and Priority Access to the Eiffel Tower
You can opt to choose a romantic dinner cruise called La Marina, followed by an evening visit to the Eiffel Tower.
You will be delighted with the gastronomic menu and the incredible view, either from the Eiffel Tower or during dinner.
With this package deal “Bateaux Mouches Tour Eiffel” you can visit Paris by boat, with a gastronomic meal and ascend the Eiffel Tower.
Vedettes de Paris Company
The beautiful boats of the Vedettes de Paris company also allow you to leave for a wonderful 1-hour cruise from the Suffren port, located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.
The company’s boats are smaller than those of the Bateaux Mouches company. They allow visits but in smaller groups. The price of 15€, is also very reasonable.