Atypical cruises to discover the magic of the parisian canals

Christmas cruises in Paris: Magical festivities on the Canal Saint Martin and the Seine


Christmas cruises

You're in Paris for the 2024 Christmas vacations and wondering what to do? Why not spend the holiday on a cruise?


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2023 Christmas tea time cruise: On the Canal Saint Martin and the Seine

Treat yourself to a gourmet break during the Christmas vacation with this unique and atypical cruise combining the charms of the Canal St-Martin and the Seine of historic Paris, during which you'll taste traditional gingerbread accompanied by a few seasonal sweet treats to keep you in the holiday spirit, and warm up with a complimentary hot drink: mulled wine or chocolate. All included!

Highlights of your cruise :

  • 2 hour cruise on the Canal Saint-Martin and the Seine
  • Afternoon snack included
  • Seasonal sweet treats
  • Bar at your disposal
  • Departure : 3:00 pm between 71 and 79 quai de Valmy 75010 Paris (Métro République)
  • Arrival : 5:00pm at Ile de la Cité (métro Pont Neuf)
  • Included :traditional gingerbread with honey, hot drink and seasonal sweet treats
  • Dates : from Saturday 2 December 2023 to Sunday 7 January 2024
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The "Old Paris" Christmas tea time cruise on the canal Saint-Martin

SPECIAL INTERNET PRICE! A Christmas cruise to discover the heart of "Paris of Parisians" in an atypical way. Included in your cruise is a delicious Christmas tea time: gingerbread, mulled wine or hot chocolate and seasonal sweet treats.

Highlights of your cruise :

  • Discover the Canal Saint-Martin and beyond with an expert guide
  • Pass through 4 double locks, 2 swing bridges, 1 lift bridge, and the mysterious underground vault that is inaccessible on foot
  • A delicious Christmas snack: gingerbread with honey, hot drink, seasonal sweet treats.
  • Departure : - Departure from the Port de l'Arsenal: pedestrian access opposite 50 boulevard de la Bastille - 75012 PARIS / Metro: BASTILLE

    - Departure from the Bassin de la Villette: opposite 13 quai de la Loire - 75019 PARIS / Metro: Jaurès

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Theatre cruise on the Canal Saint Martin

Duration : 1h15

Available from April 2024

Theatre cruise on the Canal Saint Martin

Set off on an immersive 1h15 cruise, combining theatre and improvisation, to discover the Canal Saint Martin.

Highlights of your cruise :

  • The show is given in French only
  • The only immersive cruise on the Saint Martin Canal
  • An unusual discovery of the Saint Martin Canal
  • A UNIQUE experience in Paris
  • Departure :
    According to our schedule:
    - Departure from Port de l'Arsenal (2 p.m.) : pedestrian access in front of 50 Boulevard de la Bastille - 75012 PARIS / Metro: BASTILLE
    - Departure from Square Raoul FOLLEREAU (4 p.m.) : in front of 131 Quai de Valmy - 75010 PARIS / METRO: Château LANDON
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Discover Parisian Street Art along the Ourcq Canal

Duration : 2h00

Next dates: October 17 and 19, 2024

Discover Parisian Street Art along the Ourcq Canal

Embark on a unique cruise on the Canal de l'Ourcq, where the street art of Paris is revealed in a whole new light! This two-hour cruise, organised by Canauxrama, gives you the chance to discover the capital's urban art, far from the usual circuits. From the intimacy of the Bassin de la Villette to the vibrant energy of the Pont de Bondy, marvel at the ephemeral works and monumental frescoes that adorn the banks of the canal. An open-air gallery.

Highlights of your cruise :

  • Admire Parisian street art from the water, offering a unique and privileged view of urban artworks.
  • Enjoy the fascinating explanations of a street art specialist, who will share anecdotes and insights into the artists and their creations.
  • Take a tour of emblematic and secret street art sites, from La Villette to the Pont de Bondy, and discover a wide range of impressive works.
  • Departures : 10:30am or 2.5pm, Bassin de La Villette
  • Arrival : Bassin de la Villette
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Cruise The Best of the Two Worlds from the Canal Saint Martin to the Seine

SPECIAL INTERNET PRICE! A unique cruise to discover the charms of the Saint-Martin canal and the quays of the Seine lined with architectural masterpieces, to the iconic Eiffel Tower. A family, instructive and atypical tour to discover Paris differently.

Highlights of your cruise :

  • 2-hour cruise on the peaceful Canal Saint-Martin and along the majestic quays of the Seine
  • On the Saint-Martin canal: Swinging bridge of the rue Dieu - Locks of the Temple and of Bastille - the Bastille tunnel - Arsenal Marina
  • On the Seine River : Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral - City Island - Island of Saint-Louis - Conciergerie - Paris City Hall - Louvre Museum - Orsay Museum - Concorde square - Trocadéro - Eiffel Tower and many other marvels...
  • Cruise with commentary by an attentive and friendly guide
  • Departure : between N°71 and 79 quai de Valmy 75010 Paris (métro station République) -
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  • Arrival : Face of 19 quai de l'horloge, on the île de la Cité (métro : Pont Neuf)
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Le Meilleur des Deux Mondes special All Saints' Day cruise

Duration : 2h00

Available from September 2024

Le Meilleur des Deux Mondes special All Saints' Day cruise

During the All Saints' vacation from Saturday, October 21 to Sunday, November 5, 2023 inclusive, Halloween is coming to our Best of Both Worlds cruise.

Highlights of your cruise :

  • Boat with Halloween atmosphere
  • snack served during the cruise
  • surprise gifts for children
  • 2-hour cruise on the peaceful Canal Saint-Martin and the majestic quays of the Seine
  • Passage of 2 locks, 1 swing bridge and under the Bastille's underground vault
  • The unmissable Eiffel Tower...
  • Cruise with commentary by an attentive and friendly guide
  • Departure : Boarding begins at 2:30 p.m. between numbers 71 and 79 quai de Valmy (metro stations: République or Jacques Bonsergent). Departure is at 3:00 pm.
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  • Arrival : 5:00pm at île de la Cité (métro : Pont Neuf)
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The land of the “guinguettes" on the river Marne

Duration : 8h00

47.00 / pers

The land of the “guinguettes" on the river Marne

From April 2024, come and take a bucolic cruise in the green setting of the Marne and in the friendly tradition of guinguettes. A dance hall atmosphere in a green setting for this day on the water.

Highlights of your cruise :

  • A country boat trip in the land of "guinguettes"
  • Possibility to lunch at "Chez Gegene" (lunch not included)
  • Dancing afternoon on board
  • Cruise commented by a guide
  • Musical animation with an accordeonnist
  • Departure : 9h00 from the Port de l'Arsenal
  • Arrival : 17h00 at the Port de l'Arsenal
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