Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the River Seine and take in the beauty of the Canal Saint Martin. This cruise takes you away from the touristy sites in the city and shows you the lesser known attractions in Paris.
Pass through several locks and charming footbridges as a bilingual live guide narrates to you the fascinating history of Paris. Your cruise will also travel through a 2km underground tunnel before working its way to the locks.
You will see the other side of the city from the river as you pass by Port of the Arsenal (Bastille), the basin that links the River Seine to the Canal Saint Martin. You will also see other Paris attractions like Le Marais district, the Gibbet of Montfaucon and the famous Hotel du Nord.
To begin your Seine River Cruise, you will board your cruise from either *Port de Solférino near Musee d’Orsay or from Canal de l’Ourcq, which is close to Parc de La Villette.
Cruise down the beautiful River Seine and sail along the picturesque Canal Saint Martin, past a series of locks and bridges. Enjoy the relaxing cruise as you pass under the charming footbridges bordered by chestnut trees.
The Canal Saint Martin is a pleasant residential area with graffiti laden buildings, café and local shops. Admire the beauty that surrounds your boat while you cross the eerily-lit tunnel under the Bastille - Port of the Arsenal , the Templar’s, the Gibbet of Montfaucon and the famous Hotel du Nord.
The onboard guide will share notes about Paris’ fascinating history and facts about the sights you will see on the way.
You will navigate through several districts including the 8th arrondissement and the 10th arrondissement, before reaching the end point.
If you have boarded the cruise from Port de Solférino, your cruise will end at Parc de La Villette. Likewise, if your start point is Parc de La Villette, your cruise ends at Port de Solférino.
Commentary in English & French by live guide
Hotel pick-up and drop-off Meals & drinks
Reasonable cost, value for money & really interesting.
United Kingdom, 30/Oct/2018
Seeing Paris from the river is a good experience it also orientates you as to the placement of some of Paris' sights. Canal St Martin , we never knew it existed, it was very...
United Kingdom, 18/Sep/2017
Awesome afternoon cruising down the Canal and Seine River. Our guide was very informative, had plenty of laughs and would recommend to anyone. Loved it!...
Interesting boat trip sailing along the Seine then turning off into the first lock. Many more locks to follow, winding along to stop at Parc Villete. Make time to wander around...
United States, 28/Jun/2017
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