Paris on the water

Publish on Sunday, 10 December 2017
in category Visit Paris

Taking a trip on a Bateau Mouche excursion boat is one of the best ways to enjoy the sights of Paris. During your stay at the Hotel Opera Lafayette, why not get a different perspective on the capital by gliding along the most beautiful of its avenues, the Seine?


An enchanting experience during your Parisian getaway


Ideally located between the Opera district and the Gare du Nord, close to the Cadet Metro station and the Grands Boulevards, the Hotel Opera Lafayette provides comfortable, well-appointed and modern accommodation all year round. In addition, we offer all guests staying two or more consecutive nights a one-hour cruise aboard a Bateau Mouche. To make sure of your trip on the Seine, use the promo code "baladesurlaseine" when you book your room on our official website.


Cruising to the heart of Parisian history


The Bateaux Mouche run all year round, departing every half hour in high season and every forty minutes from October to March. Take a fresh look at some of the most beautiful monuments in France during your trip on the Seine, including the Musée d'Orsay, an old railway station that became a museum; the Louvre Museum, as shaped by the Kings of France and Napoleon III; and the Eiffel Tower, erected for the Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) of 1889. Your cruise will also take you by the banks of the Île de la Cité, the oldest part of Paris. Today, the island is dominated by three splendid Gothic buildings: Notre-Dame Cathedral, immediately recognisable by its two towers and its large rose window; the Conciergerie, a royal palace later turned into a prison where Marie-Antoinette was incarcerated during the French Revolution; and the Sainte-Chapelle, renowned throughout the world for its superb collection of 13th century stained glass windows.

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