Both of us like champagne, both like looking at nice buildings, both love boats (well, one does, the other is kind enough to risk sea sickness for me), so a champagne tasting river cruise seemed like a trip we could enjoy.

Louvre, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

This one was supplied by Vedettes de Paris, at a cost of 60 Euro per person, and involved an hour or so cruising on the river taking in the waterside sights, while tasting three champagnes in the company of sommelier and guide Vincent. 

Vincent, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

We left from the Port de Suffren, beside the Eiffel Tower, navigated along the Seine until just after the Notre Dame cathedral and returned. The champagne was good (well, 2 out of 3), the tour was informative as were the details on the wines, and the boat ride was smooth. We had a great time, and the 18 or so fellow tasters seemed to, too.

Wine, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

This is another tip where I will let the photos speak. 

Our vessel, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Bridge, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

The Paris Mint, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Pont Neuf, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Police, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Notre Dame, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Sun, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

National Assembly, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Tower, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Grand Palais, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

Eiffel Tower, Vedettes de Paris Champagne Cruise, Paris

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