Photos of the Vedettes du Pont Neuf sightseeing cruise boats in Paris - Page 1
Now when visiting Paris you will no doubt want to see some of the many tourist attractions this city has to offer, and one unique way of relaxing as well as doing some sightseeing is to take a River Seine Cruise, one such cruise boat company that offers this service is the Vedettes du Pont Neuf, who will take you up and down the River Seine while passing by some of the remarkable monuments and landmarks on the boat trip.
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Photo of the Vedettes du Pont Neuf sightseeing cruise boat called the Parisis
Here you can see a photo we took of the sightseeing boat called the Parisis, which was built by Chantiers de la Haute Seine for the Vedettes du Pont Neuf cruise company, and first started operating in the spring of 1994, this one boat can hold up to 550 people on a cruise along the River Seine, with the added benefit of commentary.
Picture showing the Vedettes du Pont Neuf sign and tourist waiting for the next sightseeing cruise
The Vedettes du Pont Neuf sightseeing cruises on the River Seine operate from the quay by the Pont Neuf and at the Square du Vert Galant, and in this photo you can see the base of the equestrian statue of King Henri IV behind the sign, which is located in a square right by the steps down to where you would board one of the Vedettes du Pont Neuf boats on the Ile de la Cite island.
This photo shows the dock for Vedettes du Pont Neuf boats on the Ile de la Cite Island
Although the sightseeing cruises on the Vedettes du Pont Neuf can be a great way of seeing numerous tourist attractions in Paris on both banks of the river during the day like the Place Dauphine and La Conciergerie that you can see in this image, this company also offers boat tours at night when you can see the many monuments and bridges over the River Seine all lit up, which can also be a truly magical experience in this fabulous
city of lights.
Photo of Vedettes du Pont Neuf sightseeing cruise boat called the Europa
In 1989 the Vedettes du Pont Neuf decided to have a new boat built by Chantiers de la Haute Seine Villeneuve le Roi, due to popular demand for the reasonable cost River Seine sightseeing tours, and in this image, you can see that this boat called Europa, which has a capacity of up to 350 people a time, and is still in operation well over 20 years later.
The Vedettes du Pont Neuf dock area is right next to the Square du Vert Galant gardens
The Vedettes du Pont Neuf sightseeing cruises along the River Seine offer people on holiday in Paris a great way of seeing numerous different tourist attractions at an affordable price with an approximate cost of only around £16 including commentary in French or Englsih so that you can find out more about different monuments, just like the Pont Neuf bridge that you can see in this photo, along with the equestrian statue of
King Henri IV and the Square du Vert Galant, which are located right by their dock.
Photo of sightseeing cruise boat sign for the Vedettes du Pont Neuf company
We took this photo of the sign showing the way down to the Vedettes du Pont Neuf, which as you can tell, are a company that operate sightseeing cruises, but they not only operate boat cruises on the River Seine, but also on the River Thames in London and on the River Tiber in Rome since 2003, yet this is still a family owned and run company.
Picture showing the River Seine and the Vedettes du Pont Neuf promenade
The Vedettes du Pont Neuf are a cruise company that was first founded back in 1959 by Emile Azam and originally operated from the Quai du Louvre before moving to the Square du Vert Galant on the Ile de la Cite island in 1967, and gradually expanding over the years, you can see from this photo that they are still operating from the same place in Paris on the River Seine and today still offer affordable daytime and evening cruises.
Photo of Vedettes du Pont Neuf dock which is next to the oldest bridge in Paris
The Vedettes du Pont Neuf are focused towards sightseeing tours on the River Seine, which are a one hour duration with commentary and run throughout the year during the day, plus they offer the option of having an open top deck, which can be even nicer on a sunny day like we had, and this particular photograph shows the boat dock area to the right hand side of the bridge.
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Vedettes Pont-Neuf Boat Tours
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Address and Contact Details
Bateaux Les Vedettes du Pont-Neuf
Square du Vert Galant
Ile de France
Tel: 33 (0) 1 46 33 98 38
More information on boat trips and River Seine cruises
Vedettes de Paris Sightseeing Tours
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Bateaux Parisiens Boat Cruises
Dinner Cruises On The River Seine
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