Cruises in Paris on the St Martin canal, the Seine, the Ourcq canal and the Marne

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The call of the Wild

PRICE : 12.00€ / pers

Cruise from Paris to the Parc de la Poudrerie... you can even bring your bycicle !

Description of the cruise

Embark aboard the boat Pierre-Simon Girard and be allowed carry by the historic anecdotes of our guide. You cross by boat Park of the Villette, former Mills of Pantin on your left will announce the suburb. Little by little the rows of poplars are reflected in the water.

In Aulnay sous bois, the Ourcq canal finds its template of origin and becomes the smallest navigable canal of France. You will cross the lock of Livry-Gargan to finish by a crossing by waterway of the Park of the Powder mill: stony bridges and forest atmosphere have already led to forget you the city nevertheless so close.

After 2h15 of sailing, give free rein to your desires enter stroll the paths of the forest park, picnics and discovered nature on the edges of Ourcq. Without forgetting of take advantage of festivities of The summer of the Canal proposed in the Park.

The Mecca of the military strategies of former days, Powder mill of Sevran-Livry is a site standing out in our industrial history by the manufacturing of the powder for a century (on 1873-1973). It is also a place rich in a well protected built heritage, in the heart of an exceptional forest park of 137 ha.

The return will be made by your own way by the RER(REGIONAL EXPRESS NETWORK) B(station Vert Galant) just a step from the park of the Powder mill and in 30 min of Paris Gare du Nord. You can also embark from Paris with your bike for return along the cycle track of the Ourcq canal (duration: 1h / 1h30, outstrip: 15km). to specify necessarily at the time of the registration.

For the people wishing to rent a bike in the day, privileged price lists are available with our partner renter of bikes "AICV" locateted 38 quay of the Marne in the 19th district of Paris: 12 euros the day. To benefit from it, thank you for appearing with your invoice which acts as countermark.

Free for children under 4 years old (please inform us of the exact number in the remarks field of the booking)

Highlights of your cruise

  • 2h15 cruise on the Canal de l'Ourcq
  • Cross of the lock of Livry-Gargan
  • You can bring your bike on board
  • discovered nature on the edges of Ourcq

Practical Informations

  • Duration of the cruise : 2h15
  • Live Comments :
  • Departure :
    10h00 from Bassin de la Villette (arrival Parc de la Poudrerie)
    17h00 from Parc de la Poudrerie (arrival Bassin de la Villette)
  • Arrival :
    12h15 at the Parc de la Poudrerie
    19h15 at the Bassin de la Villette

Map of the itinerary

PRICE : 12.00€ / pers