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The land of the “guinguettes" on the river Marne

PRICE : 38.00€ / pers

A full day cruise from Paris to Bry sur Marne and back

Description of the cruise

The day starts at the Paris Arsenal Marina. After the Bastille lock, there is a magnificent view of Notre Dame cathedral, followed by the districts of Eastern Paris, Bercy and the Grande Bibliothèque de France. At the confluence with the River Marne, Chinagora, the new Chinese centre, marks the boundary of the urban landscape.

The boat continues gently upriver... past the Saint-Maurice lock, the place of Delacroix’s childhood, l'île du Moulin Brûlé, l'île aux Corbeaux.

After the Fanac island, you come into the “land of guinguettes” and rowing clubs, such as Gegene, le p’tit Robinson at Joinville-le-Pont, the old Convert ball room and the Verger at Nogent. Past les îles des Loups et d'Amour, the boat docks at Joinville-le-Pont for lunch in the "Chez Gégène" mythical guinguette, as you please picnic or lunch at the restaurant.(Lunch not included)

In the afternoon, your return journey to Paris is accompanied by the sounds of our accordion player and views of magnificent residences and protected countryside.The cruise includes a commentary, stories and dancing...

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

  • A country boat trip in the land of "guinguettes"
  • Possibility to lunch "Chez Gegene" (lunch not included)
  • Lunch "Chez Gégène" optionnal
  • Dancing afternoon on board, or "Chez Gégène"
  • Cruise commented by a guide
  • Musical animation with an accordeonnist
  • Bar on board at your disposal

Practical Informations

  • Duration of the cruise : 8h00
  • Live Comments :
  • Departure : 9h00 from the Port de l'Arsenal
  • Arrival : 17h00 at the Port de l'Arsenal

Map of the itinerary

Boarding point & Disembarkation point

PRICE : 38.00€ / pers

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