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Seine River: Cruise, Champagne Tasting with Sommelier

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1st May to 30th September : Daily except Sunday

    1st October to the 30th April : Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Start time

    6pm to 7pm

  • Meeting Point

    Vedettes de Paris' dock - Port de Suffren - Paris 7th arrdt (at the foot of the Eiffel tower).

    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time.

  • Ending Point

    The cruise ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Combine two of Paris’ “must-do’s” – a Seine Cruise with a wonderful champagne tasting session
  • Included tasting of three Champagnes
  • Led by a French and English speaking expert Sommelier
  • Learn about the Champagne production process and enjoy live commentary on the Parisian attractions you will be passing
  • Enjoy access to a privatized area with private deck on the boat
  • Champagnes available for purchase after tasting (with no obligation to buy)
  • A luxurious, exciting and informative way to discover the charms of Paris!
  • Champagne appreciation class
  • Commentary on the Parisian monuments
  • Champagnes available for purchase after tasting (with no obligation to buy)


The perfect way to start any night out in Paris! Enjoy a leisurely Seine cruise while sampling some of France’s wonderful Champagnes.

In a private saloon on board a comfortable cruise ship, you will learn about the finer nuances of champagne tasting and the history of this sparkling wine from your experienced sommelier.

Meanwhile enjoy stunning views of some of Paris’ most romantic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre.

Your Champagne cruise will start from the dock by the Eiffel Tower.

Step into your tour groups private saloon at the front of the boat, and cruise down the Seine River while sipping champagne. The cruise will take you past some of Paris’ most famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, Le Musee d’Orsay, Le Pont Neuf, Notre Dame and the Louvre. Along the way, your sommelier will give you an insight on the history and significance of these monuments.

During the cruise, you will taste three champagnes: Brut, Demi-sec and Rose. You will be taught the techniques of champagne appreciation and the rich history of the champagne regions of the country.

If you wish, you may also purchase champagne after the tasting.

The cruise returns to the starting point.


  • English speaking sommelier
  • Private area and deck at the front of the boat
  • Three Champagnes from boutique wineries
  • Relaxing 1 hour river cruise taking in all 14 main Parisian monuments 
  • Stunning views and great photo opportunities


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Please note

Your voucher is to be given to Vedettes de Paris, the cruise company, in exchange you will get your Champagne Cruise ticket.

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the cruise to confirm all details.

Children between 4 to 12 years old may take the cruise but no tasting will be offered.

The cruise requires a minimum of 4 people to operate.

If the minimum requirement is not met, every effort will be made to move you to another day, if this is not possible you will be offered a full refund.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.For a great view of the Eiffel Tower after leaving the Metro station you can take a 3 minute walk along the Quai until you reach a bridge. Then turn left and the Wine Boat is the first one in the dock. Or instead of walking along the Quai, take the ramp down and Walk along next to the river until you reach the "Vedettes de Paris" boat in dock closest to the bridge.The ship is wheelchair accessible

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    Beautiful evening cruise... with champagne!
    12/20/2017 Amy Cudd, United Kingdom
  • 5
    04/05/2017 Kimberly D Sparks, United States
  • 5
    Sooooo fun!!
    02/01/2017 Geri Nash, United States

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