After a long day of sightseeing in the Ciy of Light, many folks decide to pack it in early. Those who are into the party scene know there is plenty of nightlife in Paris to keep you busy after hours. But did you know that some of the coolest and hippest Paris nightlife actually happens on moving vehicles?
That’s right, these three, fun after-hours activities in Paris will keep the party moving, because they all happen at night on buses, trains and boats!
While this one doesn’t actually cruise up and down the Seine, the fact that the action happens on a boat docked on the river means it qualifies in my book! Batofar, which is located at the Porte de la Gare in the 13th arrondissement, was the original Paris nightclub on a boat. At the evening, this lighthouse boat still attracts the hip crowd with DJ’s spinning music for after-hours dance parties, avant-garde techno bands and live International Jazz.
Open Tuesday – Saturday nights from 6pm on. Cover is € 12 – € 16 depending on the event. Closed during the winter months.
Paris Soiree Bus
If you’re looking for an über cool VIP experience, the Soiree Bus is a party bus for rent. The bus is available for your own special event or private party, like a family reunion, bachelorette party or after-hours business event. Six or seven different packages are on offer and can include casino games, a DJ, dancefloor, a bar and even food. You can tool around to all the popular Paris monuments, with the brightly-colored neon flashing lights announcing your arrival or design your own custom tour. You can also just book individual tickets for the Paris Night Ride – a sightseeing after dark tour.
Paris Night Ride from € 30 pp, other VIP events from € 660
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The iDNight train to Paris
Who needs sleep when you’re dancing, drinking and chatting on the night train to Paris? After all, you’ll have plenty of time to sleep when you’re dead, right? This special TGV night train was designed to attract younger travelers by replacing sleeper cars with party cars and offering up cheaper ticket prices on the Paris to Nice route. DJ’s spin music, there is a bartender and a lounge and even prize giveaways – like movie tickets and t-shirts. It may not be a hard-core club atmosphere, but there is definitely a fun social vibe among fellow travelers.
iDNightTrains only run on the weekend. Tickets start at € 15 one-way.
Can you see yourself visiting these hip and trendy nightspots? Which one appeals the most?
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