Cruise of the "Old Paris" on the canal Saint Martin

Adults rate

23.00 per person

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Cruise of the "Old Paris" on the canal Saint Martin

canal st Martin cruise


  • The unusual route of 2h30 in the heart of the "Paris of the Parisians"
  • The charms of the Canal Saint Martin and its shaded banks
  • The discovery of the incredible underground vault of the Bastille
  • The passage of 4 locks and 2 swing bridges
  • Crossing the Park and the Bassin de la Villette
  • Our guide's live comments in French and English


Far from tourist cruises on the Seine, experience a moment of calm and relaxation in the heart of the old Paris ... a romantic and unusual cruise of 2h30, in the "Paris of Parisians".

You will discover the Saint Martin canal with its calm waters, lined with centenarian trees, and spanned by elegant footbridges, then you will slip under the mysterious and spectacular vault of the Bastille, where the light is magical ...

You will pass 4 bubbling double locks, 2 revolving bridges, relive the "atmosphere" of the Hôtel du Nord from the famous film by Marcel Carné with Arletty and Louis Jouvet and share the pleasure of walkers along the banks where you'll come across with trendy shops and bistros.

Before reaching the Parc de la Villette (Cité des Sciences, la Géode, Cité de la musique, the themed gardens), you will cross the Bassin de la Villette, a former commercial port now renovated to highlight the Rotonde de la Villette and slide under the astonishing Crimean lift bridge.


  • Departure from Bastille/Port de l'Arsenal: at 9:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (arrival at Bassin de la Villette)
  • Departure from Bassin de la Villette: at 9.45 am and 2.45 pm (arrival Bastille / Port de l'Arsenal)
  • Duration of the cruise : around 2h30
  • See the map of the cruise
  • Bar and Snack service on board

Meeting Point

Meeting directly at the boarding point

Children rate

Special price for children under 12 years old

Our offers can be customized for a group from 8 people and more - For more informations : Contact our Groups Department

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