Paris Boat Tour
On Dry Land
On the Seine
"[Our guide] was bubbling with enthusiasm and appreciation for this beautiful city. He showed us favorite hidden spots and an informed view of the traditional highlights. His energy was contagious and his answers to questions very helpful. This is the perfect way to "meet" a new city!"
The Paris by Riverboat tour is ideal for first-time visitors and, serving as an introductory "highlights" tour, is best taken at the start of your stay. It is a great starting off point for a more in-depth discovery of additional points of interest.
The iconic Tour Eiffel watches over the City of Light and is visible from multiple vantage points in the city center, most especially the river Seine. We will certainly discuss the history and significance of the tower on our tour, and many experts do choose to end their tour within walking distance of this magnificent site, allowing for independent exploration.
Generally speaking, the walk begins near the Place Saint-Michel. The walk typically ends near the Eiffel Tower in the 7th arrondissement.
Yes. We'll pre-purchase 1-day Pass (valid 24 hours) for each participant. Your guide will have the tickets on hand.
Tours operate rain or shine, and the boat is covered glass. It also never hurts to have an umbrella on hand.
Yes! We have some excellent family friendly expert guides who can appeal to the learning styles of children. Please book privately if you have children under 13. Feel free to provide us with information about your children such as favorite school subjects, and hobbies. This way we can match you with the best possible expert.
We can arrange this as well on our Paris by Private Luxury Yacht tour.
The daughter of a sculptor, Marie has been surrounded by art ever since she was born. A native Parisienne, she holds an undergraduate degree in history and art history, with a specialty in iconography and French and Flemish paintings from the 16th to the 18th centuries. She also holds a Master's degree in museology from the Ecole du Louvre and one in Art History from the Sorbonne. She currently works for the French National Art History Institute on special cultural events. Since she loves literature, ballet, theatre, opera, jazz clubs, and classical concerts—she has been playing the piano since she was 9—Paris and its artistic life are a perfect fit.
Originally from Canada, Lily is a freelance travel writer who has been living in Paris since 2000. She holds a Fine Arts Degree from the University of Guelph and has extensive experience in tourism and culture having worked for several French universities, museums, cultural sites and previously in the office of Context Travel. Her writing has been featured on the Huffington Post, Business Insider, CondeNastTraveler.com, Frommer's print guides and online, DK Eyewitness, Fodor's and others. She is also the author of two books on looking for romance in Paris and runs an award-winning blog on Paris, travel and romance, <a href="https://www.jetaimemeneither.com">Je T'Aime, Me Neither</a>.
Rebecca was born and raised in London. She fell in love with Paris as a teenager and cultivated her passion for French culture through a study abroad program as an undergraduate art student. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree in History of Decorative Arts and Design at New York's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, in partnership with Parsons the New School for Design. Her research in French Art Deco brought her back to the City of Light in 2007, where she has lived and worked ever since. She teaches design studies at Parsons Paris, and translates art and design-related texts for publishing houses, museums and cultural organizations in France and the USA. Rebecca is also a singer, performing and recording regularly with her jazz ensemble, The Chamber Jazz Quintet, and with her husband in their electro-pop duo, Wonder Room.
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