Air New Zealand Activities

Champagne Tasting on a Seine River Cruise

169 Reviews

  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 1 hr (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3777CC

Reviewed by: Amanda M, September 2014

We did this our first night in Paris and it was perfect! Our somm was very entertaining and kept the champagne free flowing. We learned a bit about the sights we passed by as well. A great way to see the city and get a feel for Paris!

Reviewed by: maryaugs, August 2014

LOVED this tour... The weather was perfect and our guide and Sommelier, Pierre, was very knowledgeable - about the champagne and the sights. Highly recommend as a relaxing way to end the day, or a nice transition into the dinner hour.

Reviewed by: Geoffrey J, August 2014

We had to reschedule our cruise to the 7th of August due to cancellation of the cruise on 4th of Aug. Despite the heavy rain prior to start of the cruise we had a good time on board. Had a good view of Paris from the river Sienne. Highly recommend this cruise ...the champagne tasting adds a difference to the experience rather than the normal cruise we see on the river. There were small crowd at this section and more personalised.

Reviewed by: Morgan G, July 2014

Despite the rain, this trip was memorable. The directions to get to the dock were not as clear as I thought and we almost missed the boat! However, once aboard, the champagne tasting portion of the boat was well prepared and comfortable. The sommelier was knowledgeable and kind. He was generous in his pours and provided a nice variety of champagnes.

The audio was somewhat difficult to hear and was even more difficult given the sommelier's talk about the wine. Perhaps a hand out about the sites would be helpful.

An added bonus for this tour - my fiancee proposed to me halfway through the tour! So, I have to give this tour a four stars because I will never forget the experience!

Reviewed by: Kirsty W, June 2014

Amazing tour with the most amazing guide. Bought for my boyfriend as a birthday present and it was absolutely perfect! Definitely recommended.

Reviewed by: Clint O, June 2014

A great short tour to see the sites of Paris from the river while sipping three refreshing champagnes. Our guide/sommelier was wonderful - very knowledgable, very friendly and took plenty of pics for us! This was a great break between all the walking and sight seeing we did. Also a great way to prepare for an evening in Paris. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by: Miranda S, June 2014

This was the first thing I did with my husband once we landed in Paris. It was so relaxing to be on the boat after flying for nearly 8 hours. We were given plenty of champagne in a private area at the front of the boat. You are able to walk outside to feel the breeze and take pictures. This was a great introduction to Paris as you are able to see all of the major sites along the Seine. We had a better sense of the layout of Paris and knew what we wanted to see the next day. Our "guide" was very knowledgeable about the champagne and would keep us informed about the sites we were seeing as we passed by.

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Tour code: 3777CC