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Paris top tips - No 2 - Batobus

Use Batobus (Boat-bus), and cruise between sites on the Seine on this hop on and off service with unlimited journeys.

The panoramic boats great way to travel from Notre Dame, to the Louvre or Eiffel tower.

The boats run a circuit with 8 stops at a frequency of aprox every 15 minutes, it takes on average 11 minutes between stops.


North bank:
1. Hôtel de Ville
2. Louvre
3. Champs-Elysées (Place de la Concorde)

South bank:
4. Tour Eiffel
5. Musée d'Orsay
6. Saint-Germain-des-Prés
7. Notre-Dame
8. Jardin des Plantes

Note that the route is a circuit, crossing the Seine to the opposite bank may save you completing the entire circuit


Tickets are available at each kiosk/stop.

They are expensive, but offer unlimited journeys:
€17 for 24 hours (from time of purchase)
€19 for 48 hours (from time of purchase)
Worth the experience.

Operating times

10am - 9:30pm
19th April - 1st September

10am - 7pm
2nd September - 18th April
4th November - 19th December (until 5pm Mon-Thu)
6th Jan - 28th March (until 5pm Mon-Thu)

Bato bus website
Hotel barge Luciole

Cruising since 1976

Phone: 00 44 1625 576880
From USA: 011 44 1625 576880

23 Adlington Road, Bollington
SK10 5JT England

1-2 Quai de la Republique, Auxerre
89000 France

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