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2.5-Hour Cruise on the Canal Saint-Martin
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Canauxrama offers cruises on the canals of Paris, the Seine and the Marne. Sail on the Saint-Martin Canal and discover the Paris of Parisians passing under the Bastill's vault, four double locks, two swing bridges and the centenary Lift Bridge of Crimea to go to the "Parc de la Villette". For one day cruise, discover the smallest navigable of France canal: The Ourcq, with a unique entertainment: a horse will draw the boat. Or go on the Seine river that inspoired impressionists to Chatou near "la Maison Fournaise" or on the Marne River and its famous Guinguettes!
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Paris, France
Canal Saint-Martin
+33 1 42 39 15 00

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour of the Seine starts at 9pm and lasts 2 hours which was just the perfect time to feel leisurely, but not get bored. . There was a charming french tour guide who translated her comments in to English including this gem "One the...More

Thank LizC62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an unbelievable treat. The trip might be 2 and half hours in time spend, but takes you back a thousand years in rich Parisian history. Martin as a tour guide was stunning (perfect French and English), which just made it so much more enjoyable....More

Thank SchalkL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took easy half hour Metro ride to Parc de La Vielette (one transfer) for the afternoon trip. The Canauxrama Dock was conveniently just a short block away. We were early so grabbed lunch at the BIIM right in front of the dock; food/service was...More

1  Thank Emily1955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Paris often and have enjoyed the trip on the Canal St Martin many times with different groups of friends. The commentary is excellent and it is a very special insight into the history of Paris. We enjoy boat trips and love canals so...More

Thank KarenTom_11
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made a lovely trip with friends on the Canal St Martin on a Friday afternoon in June, starting Porte d 'Arsenal to la Vilette. Although the weather was very nice, the boat was not crowded (we had no reservations). For the weekend I would...More

1  Thank René B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Took this tour many years ago when the commentary was only in French. They now have a very good guide called Martin who speaks perfect English and French. The four locks and tunnel make it a very different kind of boat trip, and I didn't...More

2  Thank Scotfire
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

After having been in Paris many times, I finally got over to the Canal St. Martin and took the 2.5 hour boat trip through the 8 locks. It was wonderful!! Martin, our guide who spoke French and English, regaled us with stories and history of...More

Thank Doreen B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My partner and I booked this for our anniversary weekend in Paris. We arrived 10 minutes before departure and were told that the boat is completely full even though we had reserved seats. There were several other people who were not allowed on the boat...More

Thank Mounika P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We booked the boat trip on Canal Saint Martin in advance which went very well. being there on time is recommendable if you want to get a place op top or in front of the boat for best view on Paris. We took the trip...More

Thank schmitterlinge4
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The trip is advertised to take 2-1/2 hours. The perfect way to spend a hot day (80 degrees) in Paris. Our trip took over 3 hours because of delays in two of 9 locks. The trip begins on the Seine below the Museum D'Orsay and...More

Thank RochesterDoug
Canal Saint-Martin
The tree-lined Canal Saint-Martin is the focal point
of one of the most romantic and hip areas of Paris.
Watch boats travel along the canal while lovers and
friends take in the atmosphere from the banks or the
bridges. Evenings see hoards fill the embankments to
drink wine and enjoy good company. The colder days
lead people to hipster bars, cozy restaurants, and
concert spaces. Those who are more adventurous may
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Scotfire | Reviewed this property |
Hello. They do three full day cruises - one on the River Seine and one on the River Marne (Ginguettes/Impressionists), as well as one involving being horse drawn on the Canal de l'Ourq. Hope you find what you want. I booked... More
5 August 2015|
Response from Canauxrama | Property representative |
Hello, we don't rent apartement only cruises of about 2 hours or for one day. We suggest to contact Paris Tourist Office.
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30 March 2015|
Response from Canauxrama | Property representative |
Hello, Our cruise on the Seine "la Parisienne" take place from May to September every friday and saturady evening at 9 pm from Marina Arsenal facing 50 Boulevard of Bastille 75012 Paris Metro Station Bastille Exit Opéra... More
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