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Discover Parisian Street Art along the Ourcq Canal

Next dates: October 17 and 19, 2023

Enjoy a unique street art experience in Paris with our cruise on the Canal de l'Ourcq.

Description of the cruise

Paris is a living museum, a veritable sanctuary for street art enthusiasts. Graffiti, stencils, collages and frescoes abound in every corner of the city, transforming the facades of buildings and the walls of old factories into giant canvases. The Canal de l'Ourcq, with its former industrial sites and cultural venues, has become an unmissable stage for street artists.

The Cruise Tour
Departure: Bassin de la Villette

  • Marko93 and his work "Sarah, la charmeuse de Jaguar" (Sarah, the Jaguar charmer)
  • La Grande Fantaisie, a barge emblematic of Parisian street art

Halfway point: Pantin

  • Dengju, the Empress of China by an anonymous artist
  • Marion Cotillard, a relaxing summer icon

U-turn: Pont de Bondy

  • The Bobigny Wall, a historic testing ground
  • Batsh and his "Regarde-Moi" fresco

A tour with expert commentary

During the cruise, a passionate street art specialist will tell you the fascinating story of the works and the artists. You'll learn how street art evolved in Paris, discover the varied techniques used by graffiti artists and understand the symbiotic relationship between the Ourcq Canal and this ever-changing art form. The artists on the cruise

You'll be able to admire the works of :

  • Marko93, pioneer of light-painting
  • dAcRuZ, known for his colourful portraits
  • Batsch, Tcheko, Vinie and Cart'1, artists who have made their mark on the local scene.

Make the most of the moment

Get out your cameras! The view from the boat is ideal for capturing these ephemeral works of art. Immortalise these unique moments and share them with your friends to inspire them to discover this open-air gallery.

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

  • 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.

Practical Informations

  • Duration of the cruise : 2h00
  • Live Comments :
  • Departures : 10:30am or 2.5pm, Bassin de La Villette
  • Arrival : Bassin de la Villette
  • Bar on board at your disposal

Map of the itinerary

Boarding point & Disembarkation point

Le Bassin de la Villette

Next dates: October 17 and 19, 2023

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