Ah, Paris! You will feel the romance and relaxation of your well deserved cruise through this modern European city, where style, fashion, gourmet food, and fine culture combine to create an unforgettable atmosphere. We'll show you authentic Paris beyond the Eiffel Tower or the Byzantine Basilica of Sacré-Coeur, and the Louvre. If you fly into Paris, there are many options for both nearby river cruises, barge cruises, or heading to the Mediterranean for a cruise. The Seine River winds right through the heart of Paris finding its way through charming villages like Rouen and Les Andelys to the Atlantic at the Beaches of Normandy. Contact one of our French cruise specialists for help planning your dream trip to Paris.
What to see & do in Paris, France
Paris alone offers a whirlwind experience for travelers enthusiastic to get to know the flavor of Europe. Seamlessly combining age-old architecture with modern buildings, the culture of Europe truly comes alive in this buzzing metropolitan city. The Seine River runs right through the center of the city. While in Paris, be sure to see:
The Eiffel Tower – probably the most recognizable & iconic monument in France and a romantic symbol of France's bold future.
Notre Dame Cathedral – visible from the Seine River and a hallmark of medieval architecture. Under construction since the 2019 fire.
L'Arc de Triomphe – the most well known of all triumphal arches that reflects the city's unity.
The Louvre Museum – This is the biggest art museum in the world, with more than 35,000 works of art throughout.
After spending some time in Paris, your cruise will depart for other smaller, charming destinations along the Seine, like Poissy, Mantes-la-Jolie, Vernon, Rouen, and Honfleur, where the Seine flows into the Atlantic, and you will see where the impressionist movement was born and the hauntingly tranquil beaches of Normandy.