July 14th in Paris is always a magical day. From the military parade on the Champs-Elysées to the thrilling performance of the Patrouille de France aerobatic team and finishing with the firefighters' balls, exciting events follow in quick succession throughout Bastille Day. The Hotel du Continent invites you make the most of one event in particular; the fireworks display over the Seine!
Embark on a river cruise boat to admire the July 14th fireworks
The July 14th French National Day fireworks display is traditionally launched from the Champs de Mars, lighting up the Eiffel Tower and illuminating the magnificent facades of the district’s buildings in a thousand colours. The crowds pretty much fill even these extensive lawns, so the best place to see the display is from the river. The Bateaux-mouche (river boat) companies offer special Bastille Day dinner-cruises, so why not combine the fun and spectacle with a delicious meal?
The Bateau-mouche; a classic that always delights
What could be more magical than admiring the beautiful illuminated monuments of Paris while listening to the gentle slapping of wavelets against the hull and enjoying a gourmet meal? This is what the bateaux-mouches offer every day. However, on July 14th, they make a special stop near the Eiffel Tower so that you can watch, in unhurried serenity and without twisting your neck, as the magnificent comet tails and rosettes of the Bastille Day pyrotechnics burst into full bloom in the night sky overhead.
Your Hotel du Continent team will be delighted to help you arrange your special evening. Live the Bastille Day dream!
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