Paris always surprises you! The amount of times you have been there doesn’t matter. At the French capital, there is always something new to discover.
One of the best ways to discover the city it is on board of one of the boats that cross the river Seine. They give to you the possibility
to see the city from a different point of view.
There are many different ways to do a boat tour: you can choose a tour around the city, one to sightsee the most famous monuments of Paris or one that offers you the possibility to drink something on board (it is just like being in a bar but with the advantage of stunning views). Other options are to take a tour that allows you to stop at different stations, or to enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with the same comfort as in a restaurant but with the impressive views of the Parisian monuments.
Contrary to the common belief when we are referring to Paris, some of these options are not too expensive and allow us to live an unforgettable experience at a reasonable price.
Views of Eiffel tower from Seina river
Thus, a sightseeing tour of around an hour and a half, with unique views of places such as the Eiffel Tour, the different bridges that cross the river Seine or the Notre-Dame cathedral costs less than 15 euros per person. If we wish to combine it with the tourist buses that run through the French capital, a package can be booked for less than 40 euros!
An amazing day at the French capital for a good price!
At this time of the year, we highly recommend you to do this trip from 8 or 9 pm on, since it is the best moment for enjoy all the magic that a
boat trip on the river Seine can offer to you: besides of the hypnotic lights reflected in the water (instagramers, this will interest you), you may have the chance to observe the illuminated Eiffel Tower and enjoy an amazing spectacle.
Even in summer time,
it is better to take some warm clothes with you. The nights in Paris, especially when you are floating on a boat along the Seine, can be treacherous and the wind can become quite cold. Hence, the best thing you can do is to be prepared and store in your backpack a thin jersey in order to continue enjoying the views if the weather gets colder.
As always, it is better to plan the trip in advance. Take our advices in consideration, and visit the websites of the companies that offer boat tours. Here you can visit the website of some of them:
Summer is, perhaps, the best moment of the year to experience the magic of Paris: the days are long, the nights are perfect and the views extraordinary. Remember that with the trains of
Renfe-SNCF in Coopération
, only 6 hours separate you from the French capital. Prepare your camera (you're going to take lots of photos, I promise),
wear a comfortable pair of shoes and enjoy your trip!