Trip Planner:   Europe  /  France  /  Ile-de-France  /  Paris  /  River Seine

River Seine, Paris

4.6
#1 of 643 in Nature in France
The River Seine is the lifeblood of the City of Lights. This former trade route is now host to many islands and bridges that lend it a romantic ambiance. For an authentic Parisian experience, walk along the banks of the river, taking in the city's bountiful monuments and historic buildings against the reflection of the water. Be sure to look out for the Pont Neuf bridge that dates back to 1607. Make River Seine a part of your Paris vacation plans using our Paris trip maker .
Create an itinerary including River Seine
map
River Seine Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
22,355 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • A quick way to see major sights along the Seine in an hour or so. The boat was fine but somewhat crowded. The pre recorded tour guide speech was adequate but nothing to write home about  more »
  • We took a one hour River Cruise. Lovely hours ride up and down the river. We opted to sit on the top dec and have the open air version. Popular landmarks were pointed out by the tour guide. Nice littl...  more »
  • It was gratifying, beautiful sight at night! Buy boat wasn't crowded, can go up, or down, more comfortable and also to take fantastic photos.
    View original

Plan your trip to Paris

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Paris

Each of the city’s 20 arrondissements, or districts, has a personality all its own. If you prefer high-end accommodations and to be in the middle of the action, look for lodging in the 1st through the 4th arrondissements. For more affordable lodging and access to major metro lines, try the 12th. The Oberkampf area of the 11th arrondissement has an edgier, more hip vibe. For easy access to tourist sites,  the 16th is within a stone’s throw of the Arc de Triomph and the Eiffel Tower, and the 17th is within walking distance to the Champs-Elysées. Avoid the 18th, 19th, and 20th, because these can be dangerous, especially if you’re not familiar with the city.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Paris by other users

23 days in United States & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy & France BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in France & Italy BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDONESIA May, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: May, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in South America & Europe BY A USER FROM PERU June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA February, culture, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in United States & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA May, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans