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Champagne Tasting on a Seine River Cruise

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Overview

Add some extra sparkle to your Paris trip with a Champagne-tasting cruise down the River Seine. With an English-speaking sommelier, enjoy an educational Champagne presentation in the comfort of a private room. Sip on three fine Champagnes as you float past Paris’ signature monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Musée d’Orsay.
  • Champagne-tasting cruise in Paris
  • Sightseeing cruise on the River Seine
  • Learn from a sommelier on board
  • Guided tasting of three exquisite Champagnes

Why Travellers Choose This Tour

This sommelier-led Seine river cruise includes three Champagne tastings and scenic city views.
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3 champagne tastings with a sommelier
Live commentary
Bottle of Champagne 1er Cru to take-away (if option selected)
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop off

Departure Point

Vedettes de Paris, Port de Suffren, 75007 Paris, France

Departure Time

6:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your Champagne cruise begins as evening settles on the City of Light. Head to the dock by the Eiffel Tower where you'll receive a personal reception aboard the ship.

Make your way to a private room at the front of the boat and meet your sommelier, then pass the time learning about distinguished French wineries and styles through tasting three Champagnes—a Brut, Demi-sec, and Rosé.  

Ask questions of your sommelier and snap photos of Paris’ great riverside landmarks like the Musée d'Orsay, the Louvre, and the Grand Palais as you float down the historic Seine.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Musee d'Orsay
Musee d'Orsay
Pass By:  
Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
Pass By:  
Louvre Museum
Louvre Museum
Stop At:  
Seine River
Seine river
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Grand Palais
Grand Palais
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
  • OPERATED BY O Chateau

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Champagne Tasting on a Seine River Cruise?
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This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

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Traveller Tips


  • "The 6pm cruise time is the ideal time to see the city especially Eiffel Tower." See review
  • "If you can, get a pizza from here because it is delicious!" See review
  • "I highly recommend this cruise in the evening to see many sites from the water." See review

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Champagne tasting
Lisa_L
, Mar 2020
Our sommelier was amazing.. we had the best time!! All 3 champagnes we tasted were delicious.. I would definitely book this again! If you’re in paris this is a must!!
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Very Romantic Trip For Couples
AnnaBananaPole
, Dec 2019
I really enjoyed this trip. My boyfriend and I went and it was very romantic for us. The sommelier was very friendly and knowledgeable on wine and she was able to answer all of my questions. Including the silly one about what is the difference between wine and champagne... Apparently there is a big difference! The champagne was delicious although I wish you was able to buy some on the boat because I couldn't find the 3rd one I loved anywhere in Paris! The sommelier gave us a little history lesson as well which was nice as we cruised down the Seine river. Going at night was lovely as you could see all the lights and sights of Paris which were amazing. Considering this was a should we or shouldn't we go trip, I am glad we did this in the end. Tips? Outside there is a pizza place with a pizza that is to die for. If you can, get a pizza from here because it is delicious! I really enjoyed this trip and I would recommend it.
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Great for sight-seeing
m046172
, Nov 2019
I highly recommend this cruise in the evening to see many sites from the water. The sommelier provided a perfect amount of information about the champagnes, enough to gain knowledge, not so much it was pretentious or too much.
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Great Experience!
kristenlorow
, Oct 2019
We have visited Paris many times and we were stopping through on our honeymoon just for 2 days and one night and this was recommended to us by a fellow traveler. I would recommend the Champagne tasting tour whether it's your first time or if you've been to Paris before. It's always a treat to see Paris from the river and our Somm was so knowledgable about the city as well as the Champagne. You also get the very front of the boat with the best view and it's inside so you don't have to worry about the cooler months- although you can walk outside if you would like to take pictures or enjoy the view.
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Great way to get feel for Seine!
Viaggiante
, Oct 2019
Several couples in our group. Enjoyed seeing Paris from Seine aspect. Sommelier discussed each of the 3 champagnes which was fun
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Nice way to see the sights by water
108tinav
, Oct 2019
We enjoyed the champagne tasting on the Seine River, our guide was knowledgeable and great. The confusing part was figuring out where to line up and board the boat as there were other passengers who did not have champagne tasting included. Good idea to get there early to avoid confusion. Overall a good experience.
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GREAT 1st day in Paris
s_girt
, Sep 2019
lovely all the way around. simple, easy to get to, yummy champagne and an amazing host with a down to earth personality who speaks in English :) highly recommend. great way to take in some of the city. not crowded, and is a sep. part of the boat roped off specifically for the champagne tasting guests.
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Wonderful time and great crew
Angela D
, Sep 2019
The cruise was lovely - a private, small group in the front of the boat with option to be covered or outdoors. The sommelier/gide was very knowledgeable and can make the explanation of the champagne as simple or as detailed as you needed. She also spoke great English and pointed out features of Paris along the cruise. It was a great kickoff to our stay in Paris as we were able to get our bearing on the city layout and plan our future options. The reason why I am posting this review though is to thank the crew as we would have missed the boat (and the $200 we paid) without their help. We arrived in Paris earlier that day and made the mistake of taking a nap before the tour and arrived to the ticket booth late. We were at the back of the line and not sure really what we even needed to do and we could see the boat was leaving any minute. Someone on the boat staff came to the ticket line and asked for us by name and then took us to the front of the line and escorted us through the process to get the tickets and board the boat. Without her help, we would have never made it and would have missed out on a great start to our trip. We were so appreciative of them taking that extra step to find us and help us even through we were late. They could have left without us and we would have totally understood. Thank you!!
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star-5
Honestly better than expected!
Robert J
, Aug 2019
Because river cruises have a tendency to be overcrowded, we were a little hesitant when we booked this one. And with the lines we saw when we arrived, and how over-packed some of the other boats were, those fears increased. But the fears turned out to be unwarranted, specific to this champagne tasting cruise, because this cruise is held in a separate and private part of a larger boat, with only seating for about 2 dozen people. Ultimately, it wound up being a beautiful and peaceful tour of the River Seine while tasting some excellent champagne. Our sommelier, whose name I cannot remember (though I wish I could - it started with a "G") was amazing. He was entertaining and informative. The champagne and the views were fantastic, and it was just an overall enjoyable experience.
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Great introduction to Paris!
acroquet
, Jul 2019
We arrived at CDG mid-morning and had this booked for the evening. Gerald was very friendly and knew so much about the buildings we were passing, he was a wealth of information. And all of the champagnes we tried were delicious. Thank you all for a great first evening in Paris!
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