Explore Paris from its highest point with a visit to the Arc de Triomphe, followed by a cruise past some of the Paris city's most iconic landmarks along the Seine River.
At the Arc
de Triomphe, pass the ticket line and head immediately to the top of the
monument to appreciate iconic perspectives of the Champs-Elysées. Climb to a
height of 50 meters to reach the viewing platform for perspectives of the
encompassing streets that will make the 284-step climb worthwhile. You may also
witness the lights of the everlasting flame every night time at 6:30 pm or
visit the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the foot of the monument.
viewpoint. From the top of the panoramic terrace, your eyes sweep over the
whole of Paris.
revisited Antiquity. Architect Jean-François Chalgrin was inspired by the Roman
Arch of Titus in a single arch, but went beyond it by exceptional dimensions
(about 50 m high, 45 m long and 22 m wide) and abandoning columns.
A key place
of major national events. Wanted by Napoleon in 1806, the Arc de Triomphe was
inaugurated in 1836 by French king, Louis-Philippe, who dedicated it to the
armies of the Revolution and the Empire. The Unknown Soldier was buried at the
base of the arch in 1921. The flame of remembrance is rekindled every day at
Discover Paris in
a different way on this Seine River Cruise tour.
you’ll enjoy a 1-hour cruise down the Seine River admiring the UNESCO-indexed
riverbanks and Parisian landmarks consisting of the Eiffel Tower, Les
Invalides, the Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, Notre-Dame de Paris, and a
number of monumental bridges. See houseboats and floating eating place as you
float along under the bridges throughout the Seine River, adding to the
charming ecosystem of this very unique city.
You can board any one of the cruise boats within the course of the working hours of the boat company.