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Street-Art Cruise on the Canal de l'Ourcq

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Street-Art Cruise on the Canal de l'Ourcq


  • Cruise with commentary by a passionate street-art specialist
  • Get your cameras out: from the boat, it's ideal to photograph this open-air museum

Paris is not just a historic city, it's also an open-air gallery where every street corner can reveal a work of art. The Parisian walls transform into giant canvases thanks to graffiti, stencils, collages, and murals, offering passersby a unique visual experience. The Canal de l'Ourcq, once an industrial domain, is now a vibrant scene where urban artists express their overflowing creativity.

Your journey begins at the Bassin de la Villette, an iconic place where art and history meet. Here, you can admire:

  • Marko93 and his fascinating work "Sarah, the Jaguar Charmer"
  • La Grande Fantaisie, a barge that has become a symbol of Parisian street art

Continuing your cruise, you will arrive at Pantin, where you will discover:

  • Dengju, the Empress of China, a mysterious work created by an anonymous artist
  • Marion Cotillard, depicted as a relaxing summer icon

At the turnaround point near the Pont de Bondy, you will be dazzled by:

  • The Wall of Bobigny, a historic space that has seen numerous artistic experiments
  • Batsh and his poignant mural "Look at Me"

A passionate guide to accompany you

Throughout the cruise, an expert and passionate guide will unveil the secrets of Parisian street art. You will learn how this art has evolved over the years, the various techniques used by the artists, and the fascinating interaction between the Canal de l'Ourcq and this ever-changing art form. This guide will not just recite facts; they will share anecdotes and personal stories, making each work even more lively and intriguing.

Admire the works of street art masters

During your water journey, you will have the opportunity to admire the creations of:

  • Marko93, a pioneer of light-painting, whose works captivate with their play of light
  • dAcRuZ, famous for his vibrant and colorful portraits
  • Batsch, Tcheko, Vinie, and Cart'1, artists who have left an indelible mark on the local scene

Capture the ephemeral

Don't forget to take out your cameras! The unique perspective from the boat will allow you to capture these ephemeral works from spectacular angles. These moments frozen in time will be precious memories to share with your friends and family, encouraging them to discover this open-air gallery as well.
This cruise is more than just a ride; it's an immersion into the dynamic and vibrant world of Parisian street art. Each wall, each work tells a unique story, and every detail is an invitation to reflection and wonder. Come experience an artistic adventure that will show you Paris in a new light, where creativity is freely expressed, and every street corner can become an extraordinary discovery.



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