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The Best Paris Night Tour 2024

€ 18€ 16
1 hour
Audio guide

About The Paris Night Tour

On this spectacular Paris night tour, you will have a unique opportunity to see all the famous monuments of the city illuminated at night. Embark on the boat, relax and enjoy a 1-hour Seine River Cruise while listening to the audio-guide commentary available in 9 languages.


Paris Night Tour

Experience captivating views of Paris illuminated against the night sky on a romantic Seine River cruise. Listen to the informative audio commentary on your phone as you ride past the city’s most iconic sites.

An audio guide is easy to download on your smartphone, and it is available in 9 languages. It will help you to learn more about the Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and other famous attractions in Paris.

Glide gently through Paris while you enjoy panoramic views from the classic boat, with a spacious terrace and exterior passageways. Marvel at the illuminated landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Musée d’Orsay, and Les Invalides.

See the gargoyles of Notre Dame Cathedral and pass by the impressive façade of the Grand Palais, Louvre Museum, and many more sites.

  • 1-hour river cruise
  • Audio commentary
  • Smartphone app with descriptions, photo filters, and interactive games
X not included
  • Food
what to bring
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean
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Meeting Point

This tour’s meeting point is at the Eiffel Tower’s foot. Board at Port de la Bourdonnais – address pontoon no. 3 – 75007 Paris. There is available parking at the meeting point.

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Embark on the unforgettable boat cruise & discover Paris at night!

Experience Paris at night

Discover the city of Paris in a different edition by going on a memorable night tour.

Seine river cruise

Relax and enjoy a 1-hour river cruise while listening to the slow music.

Captivating city views

Marvel at the breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower illuminated at night.

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FAQ – Paris Night Tour

How long does the Paris Night Tour last?

The night sightseeing cruise around Paris is 60 minutes long.

What attractions can you see on the Paris Night Tour?

During this majestic tour, you will have an opportunity to see many iconic landmarks of Paris illuminated at night. Eiffel Tower, Musée d’Orsay, and Notre Dame Cathedral are just a few of many incredible sites that you will be able to see from the river.

Is Paris Night Tour worth it?

Absolutely! There is no better way to experience the beauty of Paris than by going on a spectacular Seine River night tour. That way, you will have a chance to see all the famous illuminated monuments of the City of Lights. Admire the sparkling Eiffel Tower while enjoying a relaxing cruise along the river with your friends or family.

What else can I do while visiting Paris?

With so many incredible attractions to see and activities to do in Paris, it might be hard to fit it all into one trip. If you are in Paris for the first time and want to get the most out of your visit, we suggest you begin your trip by going on an open-top Hop-On, Hop-Off Paris bus tour. That way, you will learn more about the city and see the attractions you want to visit. Another must-do while in Paris is a cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge. Trust us, this incredible live show is something that you shouldn’t miss!
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Paris Night Tour

What will you see on a Paris Night Tour?

The Eiffel Tower’s Illuminations

This 324-meter-high tower doesn’t need an introduction. Aside from being one of the most famous Parisian landmarks, the Eiffel Tower is also the main city symbol. Visible from almost every angle in Paris, the tower has a privileged location on the Champs-de-Mars avenue on a wide meander right next to the River Seine. Even though the Eiffel Tower is impressive enough by day, it is even more magical after sunset when hundreds of golden lights illuminate its giant metal structure crowned by a giant beacon.

While you cruise across the Seine river, don’t miss the unique opportunity to see the incredible tower’s lights when they sparkle (for 5 minutes every hour). This incredible lighting system was designed by lighting engineer Pierre Bideau.

Musee d’Orsay

Facing the Louvre Museum on the other side of the river, Musee d’Orsay is another great sight you will be able to see during your night river cruise. Originally built as a rail station in 1900, this perfectly symmetrical building is one of the main Parisian landmarks located between the Eiffel Tower and l’Ile de la Cité. Keep an eye out for the two splendid clocks on the facade of the museum as you admire its breathtaking view from the river.

Grand Palais and Petit Palais

While you enjoy the view of numerous Parisian landmarks from the river, don’t miss the view of the Grand Palais and its smaller sister, the Petit Palais, which were built in 1900 for the Exposition Universelle. More than a century later, their imposing glass roofs and impressive facades remain among Paris’ most popular tourist attractions.

Paris Night Tour – Valuable tips

Whether you are searching for a unique experience, a romantic way to spend your night, or you simply want to discover Paris from another angle, you certainly won’t regret booking a River Seine night cruise while in the French capital. Here are our helpful tips everyone should know before going on a Seine River night tour. Read them all and prepare yourself for a visit in the best way!

Book your Paris Night Tour in advance!

As you suppose, going on a Seine river cruise is one of the most popular things to do while in Paris, especially at night. For that reason, we highly recommend booking this night tour in advance. That way, you will secure your spot and have a completely carefree cruise along the Seine River.

Wear the weather-appropriate clothing

In the evenings, the temperatures tend to drop, so dress up warmly when going on a Paris Night Tour. A light jacket or layered clothing should be good enough.

Use an audio guide!

Don’t forget to download an audio guide on your mobile phone as you board the boat. It will take you only a few seconds, and you will be able to get a better insight into the history of the sites you pass by during the river cruise.

Why should you go on a Paris Night Tour?

It’s impossible to imagine visiting Paris without climbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower, taking a stroll along the Champs-Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, or discovering the art masterpieces at the Louvre Museum. Equally, you shouldn’t leave Paris without exploring it at night. If Paris is so beautiful by day, imagine how spectacular it looks at night!

Good to know before you go

  • The boats are heated in winter, air-conditioned in summer, and covered in case of rain
  • Children under three years old can travel for free.
  • This activity can be performed in most weather conditions. The boats are air-conditioned in summer, heated in winter, and covered in case of rain.
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Explore the City of Lights in the most enchanting way!

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Spectacular Paris Night Tour!

We enjoyed every minute of our boat cruise across the Seine river. Paris at night, all lit up, is absolutely breathtaking! I recommend getting there a bit earlier if you would like to catch a seat on the upper deck and get a good spot. It was incredible to see Tour Eiffel illuminated at night. Such a lovely tour!


Well worth your time & money!

Incredible experience, definitely a must-do when in Paris! You will be able to enjoy magnificent views of the city, which you don't get from being on land. Ensure you get a seat on the top of the boat for the best possible experience. Very reasonable price for an hour boat ride!


An experience of a lifetime!

We had an amazing time on this romantic night tour. Paris looks even more beautiful at night! We really enjoyed watching the Eiffel Tower's lighting show. Highly recommend booking this tour!


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