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River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise

River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise

comment A great way to explore the historic centre of Paris

Ticket Details

Ticket Details

  • Hop-on hop-off River Seine Sightseeing Cruise
  • Explore the sights of Paris at your own pace with a choice of a 1-day or 2-day ticket
  • Jump off at any of the 9 strategic stops to see sights such as the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the comfort of a glass covered boat
  • Tickets can be used within 2 weeks either side of your chosen date giving you flexibility

Full details

A great way to explore Paris...

Explore Paris at your own pace from the River Seine with a one or two day hop-on, hop-off river shuttle pass. Enjoy views of the world-famous landmarks lined along the banks of the River Seine and the freedom to hop off at any of the convenient stops along the route to explore, sightsee or visit attractions before boarding the next boat to continue on your journey.

Our guide to River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise

With more historic monuments than most other cities put together and many of these world-famous museums, art galleries and cathedrals lining the banks of the River Seine, what better way to explore Paris than a hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise? 

With 8 stops on the route, Batobus shows you a different view of Paris and is an original way of getting about in Paris.  With your River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise ticket, you can remain on the boat for an entire loop (roughly 1.5 to 2 hours) or you can hop-on and off at any of the eight stops along the Seine River to explore Paris’ countless delights.  

Jump off at any of the stops to see sights such as the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, or Notre Dame and enjoy the panoramic views whilst on board the glass covered boat. This is the perfect way to get about and explore the many famous sights of this amazing city.

Stops include:

  • Beaugrenelle - As well as being home to a replica Statue of Liberty, this area is home to the Beaugrenelle Mall, one of the most recent additions to the Paris shopping scene.
  • Tour Eiffel - Port de la Bourdonnais. Jump off at the foot of the great Parisian landmark, and ascend for panoramic city views from the viewing platforms. The stop is also convenient for the Cité de l’Architecture museum, where exhibits include casts of French architecture from the 12th to 18th centuries.
  • Musée d'Orsay - Quai de Solférino. Located a 2-minute walk from the Musée d'Orsay, this stop is perfect for those who want to explore the world of Impressionists artists, such as Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, and Van Gogh.
  • St-Germain-des-Prés - Quai Malaquais. Hop off near the Institut de France, home of Paris artists and intellectuals, and discover historic sights, such as the famous Les Deux Magots and Café de Flore.
  • Notre-Dame - Quai de Montebello. Admire the architectural harmony and Gothic gargoyles of the most iconic cathedral in Paris, and explore the carefree student atmosphere of the Latin Quarter.
  • Jardin des Plantes - Pont d'Austerlitz. Wander among nature in the main botanical garden of Paris, and explore the museums in the garden grounds, including the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution and Paleontology Museum.
  • Hotel de Ville - Pont d'Arcole. Stop here to visit the historic City Hall of Paris, go to the Pompidou Centre, and wander the bohemian streets of the Marais district.
  • Louvre - Pont Royal and Pont du Carrousel. Discover a Paris quarter where history and the history of art come together, and see centuries of art, from Egyptian antiquities to Renaissance masterpieces.
  • Champs-Elysées - Pont Alexandre III. Stroll down one of the most elegant streets in Paris, home to five-star hotels and chic boutiques, and see the Grand Palais, Petit Palais, and tree-lined Avenue Montaigne.

Times (subject to change)

  • Low Season (November to March): Monday to Thursday - 10am to 5pm; Friday to Sunday - 10am to 7pm (Boats every 40 minutes)
  • Medium Season (April, September, October): Daily - 10am to 7pm (Boats every 30 minutes)
  • High Season (May to August) : Daily - 10am to 9.30pm (Boats every 25 minutes)

Departs: Daily.

Duration: 1 or 2 days, dependent on type of pass purchased.

Start Times: Varies depending on time of year. See full details in schedule.

Paris Tips & Tricks

Take the River Seine Sightseeing Cruise to witness some of the most famous sights in Paris. This cruise takes one hour and is best to be experienced at night under the stars. 


Customer reviews for River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise

Average 5 out of 5 (6 customer reviews)

  • So Easy to use. Tickets are so easy to print off and to use




  • Took a while for the boat to arrive, but it was a really nice boat, pleasant staff




  • The boat was always on time, and was a short river ride to each destination. I traveled with my partner and my 4 year daughter. We visited 4 out of the 8 destinations, as it was out second trip to Paris. The pick up points where very easy to find. I would highly recommend to friends and family if they were to travel to Paris.




  • Love it . .




  • Highly recommended




Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for River Seine Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Cruise

  • Ticket does not include entry into any attractions.
  • 2-day tickets are valid for two consecutive days, not 48 hours.
  • The stop Jardin des Plantes is closed during Winter season (September to March).
  • Commentary is not included on board the boats.
  • Large bags and rucksacks are not allowed on board due to security reasons.  A systematic bag control has been introduced and jackets and coats must be opened at the entrance. It will no longer be possible to bring bulky baggage more than 16 litres in size (small backpacks, handbags and computer cases not included) on board.
  • Please note that because of the many steps leading to the quays and/or the boats, only the Eiffel Tower stop has wheelchair access.

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