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Paris by Private Luxury Yacht Tour—Bienvenue!
Luxury Seine River Cruise
What type of boat will be used? Is it a covered boat?
The boat is a luxurious wooden Venetian cruising yacht with a convertible roof and leather banquette seats.</p>
I use a wheelchair. Is this experience accessible for me?
Unfortunately neither the boarding area nor the boat are wheelchair accessible.</p>
Are children permitted on board?
Yes, and we are happy to pair you with a family-friendly docent (though please note that this tour is not part of our family program.
I have more than 5 people in my party. Can you accommodate me?
The boat that we contract cannot legally accommodate more than 6 passengers (including your guide). Please contact us to see about alternate arrangements.
I do not wish to book a private tour. Do you offer this as a group tour?
This experience is only available privately. For group orientation options, please see our Paris By Riverboat experience.
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 Heise 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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