A Paris Insiders Guide Favourite This is our number-one choice for a romantic dinner cruise and we can vouch for the wonders you will experience. This two-and-a-half-hour, slow cruise along the world,s most beautiful river route is offered by Bateaux Parisiens, the most prestigious dinner cruise company in Paris, and gives you the chance to see the light show that is Paris in the evening, when all of the most famous monuments are lit up and visible from your boat on the river. The evening starts with pickup at your Paris address and a quick ride to the river banks for boarding your dinner boat, where you will have front-of-the-line entry as well as VIP seating at the front of the boat for the best views and the best service. The four-course dress-up dinner includes a variety of wines, coffee and liqueur. There is champagne served both at the beginning and the end of the dinner. The view and the leisurely pace are fantastic. There’s nothing to do but to take in the many aspects of this beautiful city as the sun sets and the buildings light up. You must to make sure to book the VIP Premier cruise that gets you a table at the front of the boat, better service, and includes hotel pick-up and return (a must). Plus the glasses of champagne, of course.