A cruise on the Seine to admire the fireworks for Bastille Day on July 14th

A quick round-up of the cruises on the Seine for the best views of the Bastille Day fireworks display

Every year, the Bastille Day fireworks offer a spectacular fireworks display at the Eiffel Tower, the capital’s most famous monument. To enjoy the display in romantic and comfortable surroundings, an original idea is to book a dinner cruise on a boat navigating on the Seine. The perfect place to admire the event from several unique viewpoints, through the windows or from the deck of the boat, far from the crowds.

14 July - Bastille Day Dinner Cruise aboard the Bateaux Parisiens

Bateaux Parisiens

The Bateaux Parisiens offer you a very special Bastille Day evening: a magical cruise along the Seine to contemplate the landmark sites of the French capital through the boat’s huge glass windows; a gourmet dinner cooked on board by a chef (South-West region confit duck foie-gras, semi-smoked salmon tart, vegetable caponata, mango vinaigrette, veal rump with peas, strawberry sorbet and Bulgarian ice cream, Vacherin cake on a dacquoise biscuit base); an orchestra provides musical entertainment and the fireworks set off from the Eiffel Tower provide the perfect finale to the cruise!

Elegance Élégance: €155. Privilege Service: €190. Premier Service: €225
Menu includes : champagne aperitif and with dessert, selection of superior quality wines
Boarding: until 7.30pm at pontoon n°7
Departure time: 8pm
Return time: 00:30

Special Sightseeing 14 July – French National Holiday Cruise aboard the Bateaux Parisiens

Bateaux Parisiens

For those who do not want  to have dinner on the boat but would just like to enjoy the monuments along the water and see the spectacular July 14th fireworks display, the Bateaux Parisiens invite you to step aboard for a boat trip along the Seine returning to the foot of the Eiffel Tower for the fireworks display.  A meal pack is served on board during your cruise.
Boarding: Pontoon 6
Departure time: 7.15pm, 7.30pm, 8.pm, 8.15pm
Return to the foot of the Eiffel Tower for the fireworks: 10.10pm
End of the show and disembarkation: midnight

Price: €70

Bastille Day dinner cruise and festive aboard La Marina

Marina de Paris - Nuit

La Marina invites you for a festive July 14th with music on the Seine. The dinner cruise includes: a river cruise with incomparable views of the monuments and bridges of the French capital; a dinner of refined French cuisine - foie gras with Sauternes, veal pavé and vegetable mikado, cheese plate, chocolate coup de foudre, Tonka cream...

Boarding : 8.45pm
Departure : 9.15 pm
Duration: 3 hours

Prices adult: €139. Child (3-11 years old): €59

14 July - Bastille Day Dinner Cruise aboard the Bateaux Mouches

The Bateaux-Mouches offer an unforgettable dinner cruise, with a live orchestra for musical entertainment. You’ll be served a gourmet French menu – appetizers, duck foie gras with cripsy cocoa, beat cream, lobster tail, roasted shin bone of lamb, herbal crumble, pepper mousse, pistache shortbread biscuit with red berries as you cruise along the river. On this 2hr15 boat trip, you’ll discover stunning views of the most beautiful Parisian monuments from the boat’s panoramic terraces. Highlight of the cruise: the boat docks at the quayside next to the Alma Bridge opposite the Eiffel Tower, where on July 14th a fabulous fireworks display takes place.

Boarding: 8.30pm, pont de l’Alma
Departure time: 9pm
Return to the quay: 10.45pm to watch the fireworks from the panoramic terraces of the boats

Prices: adult: €180. Child: €68

Bastille Day Champagne Cruise with Vedettes du Pont Neuf

Vedettes du Pont Neuf Seine Tour Eiffel © Vedettes du Pont Neuf

The Vedettes du Pont Neuf welcome you for a 1h30 champagne cruise at nightfall. It’s a chance to discover Paris’s most beautiful monuments lit up from every angle, in a festive atmosphere for this special National Holiday. With a glass of champagne, this cruise is ideal for celebrating Bastille Day in the capital!

Prices: adult: €25

July 14th on board the VIP Paris Yacht Hotel

VIP Paris Yacht Hôtel - Restaurant romantique

The VIP Paris Yacht Hôtel offers an original way to celebrate the French bank holidays for two on board its luxury boat. On the programme: cruise, dinner for two, casino entertainment by authentic croupiers, live singer, night on site (optional) and, of course, a breathtaking view of the fireworks from the Eiffel Tower.

Boarding from 4pm at 7 Port de la Rapée, 12th arrondissement

From 125€ per person

National celebration with Capitaine Fracasse

Capitaine Fracasse - Diner croisière tour Eiffel, Paris

For this 2021 edition of the 14th of July, the Capitaine Fracasse proposes to embark on the River Palace for a dinner-cruise punctuated by the inevitable fireworks.

Boarding on the port of Javel Haut, 15th at 7.30pm
Departure at 8pm
Return at 00:30 after the fireworks

139€ per person