Bateaux Parisiens Seine River Christmas Cruise with 5-Course Dinner or Lunch

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable


Get into the Christmas spirit with an elegant Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch on a 2- or 2.5-hour Seine River cruise. Sip a festive Champagne aperitif, enjoy live music and dine on a gourmet 5-course meal as you take in views of Paris’ UNESCO World Heritage–listed riverbanks, dotted by the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Musée d’Orsay, Notre Dame Cathedral and more. Choose from three different seating options aboard the comfortable, glass-enclosed boat.


  • Dinner included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
  • Lunch included

On the evening of Christmas Eve or the afternoon of Christmas day, hop aboard your Bateaux Parisiens boat near Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower. Meet your host, and embark on your cruise along the Seine River. Paris is a wonderful city to explore at Christmastime, with festive lights adorning the streets and a buzz of holiday excitement in the air.

Take a seat at your table—you choose your seating section the time of booking—and sip on a celebratory glass of chilled Champagne. Enjoy the festive Christmas spirit onboard as you take in beautiful views of Paris’s grand riverbank, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cruising down the scenic Seine, get up-close views of Notre Dame Cathedral, Place de la Concorde, the Latin Quarter, the Parisian Statue of Liberty, the world-famous Musée d’Orsay, and the Louvre. Your boat’s glass roof and panoramic windows ensure wonderful river views as you cruise from the Eiffel Tower to La Bibliothèque Nationale and back.

As the bright Christmas lights and mesmerizing scenery of Paris drift slowly past, enjoy a sumptuous 5-course meal with wine. With music from a live band on board, stunning river views, and Christmas cheer and merriment in the air, you're sure to enjoy a relaxing and festive experience out on the water.

After cruising the Seine, arrive back to the quay near the Eiffel Tower.

Christmas Eve Dinner Menu - December 24th 2018


• Scallops with a herb viennoise crust, toasted chestnut chips and a fine butternut squash creamStarter
• South-west region confit duck foie gras with a variation on pearsMain Dish
• Roast veal served with its jus and truffle-scented confit winter vegetablesCheese

• Cheese matured by our Maître Fromager served with dried fruit and nut breadDessert
•  Double chocolate Christmas tree (by Maison Lenôtre)Petits Fours
• Macaroons and chocolatesDrinks and Wines

• Mâcon Villages, one bottle for 4 people
• PDO Lussac Saint-Emilion Château Pont de Pierre, one bottle for 4 people
• Champagne Jacquart Mosaïque, a glass per person
• Mineral water, coffeeChristmas Lunch Menu - December 25th 2018

• Ceviche-style marinated prawns, sweet onion panna cotta and mango chutneyStarter
• Chicken, foie gras, prune and chestnut pâté in a crust, confit pear marmalade with star anise and nashi pearMain Dish
• Slow-cooked confit veal and layered potatoes with Périgueux truffle and white wine jusCheese

• Cheese matured by our Maître Fromager served with dried fruit and nut breadDessert
• Double chocolate Christmas tree (by Maison Lenôtre)Petit Fours
• Macaroons and chocolatesDrinks and wines

• Pays d’Oc PGI Chardonnay Viognier, a bottle for 4 people
• PDO Médoc Château la Hourcade, a bottle for 4 people
• Champagne Jacquart Mosaïque, a glass per person
• Mineral water, coffee
  • 5-course lunch or dinner with wine
  • Live entertainment
  • Entry/Admission - Seine River
  • Entry/Admission - Bateaux Parisiens

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Legal drinking age in France is 18
  • Dress code is formal for Christmas Eve and smart casual for Christmas Day (tie is not required, but jeans, sport shoes and shorts are not allowed)
  • Your seats on the boat will vary according to the option you select
  • If you require a vegetarian menu, please specify at the time of booking
Departure Point

Bateaux Parisiens, Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


2 hours 30 minutes

Package is not cancellable.

User's Reviews

Image - 26 Dec 2018 -

Abel A

Amaizing, we enjoy everything music, dinner, service etc. If you go to Paris you must take this tour.

Image - 18 Jan 2018 -

Jaqueline Fournier-Chibly

This tour was amazing!

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Roger O

This was a great experience and fabulous meal. Far exceeded our expectations. A lovely afternoon.

Image - 24 Mar 2016 -


This was the perfect way to celebrate Christmas in Paris. The food was great and the atmosphere fun. I thoroughly enjoyed such a special dinner with family and the lights of Paris in the background.

Image - 10 Mar 2016 -

Janelle W

This was the highlight of our Christmas. What a wonderful cruise. The food was excellent, the staff where excellent. It was perfect! Our entire family 7 on the day all agreed it was the best experience and wonderful way to spend our Christmas Day in Paris.

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