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

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Cruise "Aperitif on the Canal"

PRICE : 18.00€ / pers

An early evening cruise at the discovery of the canal Saint-Martin

Description of the cruise

Start your weekend with an evening cruise on the Saint-Martin canal and get to know an out of ordinary side of Paris !

At the time of French « apéritif », this romantic trip of two hours will take you from the Bassin de la Villette to the ravishing Arsenal marina, at the foot of the Bastille square.

Let yourself be enchanted by the charm of this cruise on the calm waters of the canal Saint-Martin, a magic place lined with one-hundred-year-old trees and spanned by elegant footbridges.

Relax to the slow rythm of the locks, while enjoying a glass of wine, one of our artisanal beers or a glass of Champagne ! An extended choice of drinks is available at the boat's bar (on option).

You will slide under the mysterious and spectacular vault of the Bastille, where the light is there magic...

With lounge music in the background, you will slide under two swing bridges, through four double locks, some of which were made famous with the cinema : the Récollets lock by the French actress Arletty in the film « Hôtel du Nord » or the Temple lock in « Amelie ».

Cruising along the water and the neighbouring streets, our guide will tell you some stories about this little known Paris. Then you will glide through the mysterious Bastille vault, under the Bastille square and the famous Colonne de Juillet, before landing around 8pm at the marina Arsenal.

You can continue your evening in this lively and iconic area of Paris : there are restaurants, bistros, wine bars aplenty and you can carry on with discovering Parisian nightlife.

Special offer : 1€ discount on La Parisienne bottled beer if ordered online with your cruise ticket

Born in Paris, brewed and bottled in the Greater Paris, La Parisienne is an unfiltered and unpasteurized craft beer. Since 2014, La Parisienne brewery has committed to produce handmade craft beers of the highest quality, using only the best ingredients sourced as locally as possible and following the strictest standards.
Price on board : 5.00€ (4.00€ if purchased online)

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

  • Discovery of the quiet canal Saint Martin
  • Pass through 4 double locks and 2 swing bridges
  • A 2h00 unexpected and romantic cruise
  • Arrival in an animated district to enjoy your end of evening

Practical Informations

  • Duration of the cruise : 2h00
  • Live Comments :
  • Departure : Bassin de la Villette (metro : Jaurès)
  • Arrival : Port de l'Arsenal (metro : Bastille)
  • Bar on board at your disposal


  • Glass of Champagne : + 6,50€
  • Beer La Parisienne 33cl : + 4,00€ (5,00€ on board)

Map of the itinerary

Boarding point

Disembarkation point

PRICE : 18.00€ / pers