Things to do before I die: Seine River Cruise at night

Despite all the sweet things I want to say, it would still be a cliche to write about Paris and its most famous attractions, especially, the Eiffel Tower as Paris is probably one of the most talked about cities in the world. So you definitely don’t need my views on that. However, when you have such beautiful memories to share you just can’t stop yourself.

We all know that Paris is everything our dreams are made of. But at the same time, it would be a crime to not write about it for Paris is a synonym to the word ‘magic’ and it would be unfair to keep mum on all things magical. For the same reason, every living soul should for once go and visit this amazing city.

But let’s not talk about the monument but this very special river cruise on Seine. The view itself speaks for the magical experience this river cruise offers. I am usually not a river cruise fan but this is definitely of the things we all need to experience before we die. To cruise along the serene banks of the river and marvel at the glimmering city structures is to live in heaven and if life gives me another chance I would go back and do this again.

Unfortunately, we had drained our batteries by the time this cruise happened. So we couldn’t click proper images and we were so busy watching its white lights dancing which happens for five minutes every ours after dusk that we didn’t click any pictures. For now, those beautiful memories are ingrained in my mind and that’s enough for the time being.

So go to Paris. Visit the Eiffel Tower. Drown yourself in all the romance Paris has to offer. Marvel at the fashion stores and admire the impeccably dressed Parisians. Go museum hopping and smile back at ‘The Monalisa’. Try as many varieties of cheese & wine you can and tie a love lock at the Notre Dame. Come back with lots of souvenirs and romance in your heart. After all, “there’s but one Paris.”


Paris-eiffel tower view from boat

View of the Eiffel Tower from the cruise

Paris-eiffel tower night view

The gleaming tower at night


A closer look


Fact files:

The name of the cruise tour agency we took: Vedettes du Pont-Neuf . It is perhaps the cheapest boat tours in Paris but if you are not into fine dining and stuff then this should just do fine.

Address: Square du Vert Galant, 75001 Paris, France
Phone:+33 1 46 33 98 38
Hours:  10:30AM–10PM

Book beforehand and grab some discounts here. Otherwise, just steer yourself to Pont Neuf near Notre Dame and you will find a ticket office there.

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