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

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"Old Paris" cruise on the Canal Saint Martin

from 18.00€ / pers  22.00€ 

A romantic and out of the ordinary trip in the heart of "Parisians’ Paris"...

Description of the cruise

Exceptional rate on our morning departures!
Our cruises departing at 9:45 am are at a reduced price of 18€ for online purchases.

Exceptional price of 16 € on our morning departures!

Ask for the opening of a morning cruise for groups of more than 40 people.
For groups of 20 people or more, registration will take place on the dates already open.

Depending on our schedule, your one-way cruise will start at the Paris-Arsenal Marina and will take you to the Bassin de la Villette or inversely.

This romantic and out of the ordinary trip of around 2.30 hours offers an opportunity to hear the history of the districts of the “Parisians' Paris” as you cruise along the calm waters of this canal, lined with hundred year old trees and spanned by elegant footbridges.

You will slide under the mysterious and spectacular vault of the Bastille, where the light is there magic...
This cruise, which will take you through four double locks with swirling waters and two swing bridges, will allow you to experience the “atmosphere” of the Hotel du Nord created by Marcel Carné, Arletty and Louis Jouvet and share the pleasure of the walkers strolling along the banks lined with pretty boutiques and charming retro style cafés.
Before arriving at the Parc de la Villette (City of Sciences, The Geode, City of Music and themed gardens) you will cross the Bassin de la Villette , formerly a trading port now redeveloped to form the setting for the Rotonde de la Villette , and pass below the amazing Crimée drawbridge.

Possibility to buy tickets on board the boats (depending on the remaining places) or at our commercial agency at the full price: 22€ per adult.

Highlights of your cruise

  • Discovery of the quiet canal Saint Martin
  • Pass through 4 double locks and 2 swing bridges
  • Sail past the "Hotel du Nord" from the famous movie of Marcel Carné
  • Discovery of the Parc de la Villette (Cité des sciences, Geode, ...)

Practical Informations

  • Duration of the cruise : 2h30
  • Live Comments :
  • Departures :
    According to our calendar :
    - Paris-Arsenal Marina(metro Bastille) or
    - Bassin de la Villette (metro Jaurès)
  • Bar on board at your disposal

Map of the itinerary

Boarding point

Port de l'Arsenal

Disembarkation point

Le Bassin de la Villette

from 18.00€ / pers  22.00€ 



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