Family Friendly Seine River Cruise


The city of light is not just for couples but if you are traveling with family you will still have the same fun and excitement exploring Paris on a Seine river cruise.

The usual sightseeing Seine river cruise offers amazing value for money and is equally suitable for everyone, regardless you are traveling with family or with friends or your partner. 

But if you want to go beyond the usual lunch Seine river cruise and dinner Seine river cruise then there are family-friendly Seine river cruises specifically designed to cater to families. 

These family-friendly Seine river cruises combine the fun of usual sightseeing with specific attention to taking care of the needs of a family during the cruise to make it as interactive and fun as possible. 

Exploring Paris on the Seine river cruise is a must-do bucket-list thing for every traveler. You shouldn’t miss out on it. Taking your family on the cruise will certainly become the highlight of your entire Paris vacation.

Let’s take a look at a few handpicked family-friendly Seine river cruises. 

1-hour Illumination river cruise 

Who said that evening Seine river cruises can be enjoyed by couples and you can enjoy the ethereal Paris city when the sun is going down with your family on this 1-hour Illumination Seine river cruise as well? 

Enjoy the picturesque views of the city and its monuments as they are awash in the honey hue of the golden hour. 

The cruise will take you on a circuit to show you some of the most exquisite sites, landmarks, and architecture Paris city has to offer. 

Along with this, you can enjoy an interactive audio guide that will tell you about Paris, its history, and the monuments as you will pass along them. 

You will be able to see sites like Les Invalides, Musee d’Orsay, Place de la Concorde, Grand Palais, Eiffel tower, and much more.

This one-hour cruise can be taken at any time between 10 am and 10.30 pm. 

What’s included: 

  • 1-hour cruise 
  • Illuminated sights of Paris by night 
  • Audio commentary on your smartphone in 9 languages including English, French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Russian. 

Things to know: 

  • Boarding will take place at the river bank at Port de la Bourdonnais at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. 
  • For the audio commentary, you need to have a charged smartphone with you. 
  • No pets are allowed on the boat. 
  • No large bags/luggage are allowed. 

1-hour Illuminations river cruise price: 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult (12 to 99 years) €16 (US $17)
Children (4 to 11 years) €24 (US $25)
Infant (up to 3 years) Free

Family-friendly river Seine Guide Cruise

Get on a Seine river cruise that is specifically designed to cater to families and their requirements during the usual sightseeing Seine river cruises. 

This 1-hour cruise will take you on a circuit to see some of the most beautiful sites on the Seine river bank. 

There will be a  tour guide onboard. You can listen to anecdotes about Paris and its inhabitants. 

The guide will be more than happy to answer all of your questions and engage further with you in a conversation. 

A perfect way for your little ones to hear all about the architecture, history, monuments, and much more.

You have the option to select three times during a day to go on this amazing cruise. You can either go in the morning at 11 am or 3.30 pm or during the evening at 5 pm. 

What’s included: 

  • 1-hour Sightseeing cruise.  
  • Live tour guide in two languages, French and English.

Things to know: 

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible. 
  • It is not suitable for people with mobility impairment. 
  • Boarding begins earlier than the scheduled departure. Be present at the departure spot at least 20 minutes prior to it. 
  • Pets are not allowed onboard. 
  • You can’t carry large bags or luggage with you. 

Family-friendly river Seine cruise price: 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult (12 to 99 years)€19 (US $21)
Children (up to 11 years)€28 (US $30)

Marais with Seine river cruise and La Vallée village shopping tour

This Seine river cruise is a whole day fun outing with your family as you explore not just the sights on the bank of the river Seine but the famous Marais and shopping as well. 

It is a private tour for just your group. You will be picked up from your hotel room in a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned vehicle and first, take you to your first destination, the walking tour of Le Marais.  

Then you can have hours to shop and browse through one of the most famous discounted branded shop villages to buy some pretty stuff. 

And then finally, take a boat cruise on the Seine river to witness the amazing sights of Paris and its architectural beauty. 

Enjoy an audio guide on the cruise to learn about the history of Paris and the monuments as you cruise past them. 

The audio guide is available in more than 14 languages including English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, and Russian. 

It is certainly one of the unique tours, different from the usual combos such as the Canal Saint-Martin with Seine river cruise

What’s included: 

  • A visit to the famous shopping outlet La Vallee. 
  • Round trip transportation in luxury air-conditioned transport. 
  • Private Vehicle for all the transfers as required in the trip. 
  • Private chauffeur-driven vehicle for hotel pick up and drop off. 
  • Walking tour of Le Marais. 
  • One-hour boat cruise at Seine river with audio commentary in multiple languages. 
  • Parking fees 

Things to know: 

  • It is not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour is exclusively just for your group so it is a private tour. You can have a maximum of 15 members in your group. 

Marais with Seine river cruise and la vallee village shopping tour price:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price (€)
Adult (1 to 99 years) €1798 (US $1941)

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If you are looking to spend some quality time with your partner and experience the true Colors of Paris then you can go for the romantic night Seine river cruise with music as well.

Or, you can go on a boat date with your partner by opting for a romantic 3-course dinner Seine river cruise

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