Your Impressionnists cruise by the Seine

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Your Impressionnists cruise by the Seine

Impressionnists cruise by the Seine

YOU WILL ENJOY...

The impressionist cruise is a day trip to the country that inspired many painters of the 19th century. From the center of Paris to Chatou, in the Ile des Impressionnistes, and its famous "Maison Fournaise", a former restaurant very prized and particularly by Renoir who immortalized this place with his famous painting: Le déjeuner des canotiers.

YOUR DAY GATEWAY IN THE LAND OF IMPRESSIONNISTS

Escape, as in the good old days, for a day tour and go over the Seine to meet the Impressionists.

Embark on the Ile de la Cité, in the heart of the capital, next to « Pont Neuf », the oldest bridge of Paris and then cross the City of Lights. Our guide will tell you about the History of the most famous monuments and the most prestigious bridges of the ancient Lutèce. The boat peacefully goes down the Seine River, toward the West of Paris. Once you greeted the statue of Liberty and passed the Parc André Citroën, the boat leaves Paris and arrives in Hauts de Seine.

You will then distinguish the « Great Paris » of tomorrow with the Ile Saint-Germain, where has been raised the impressive « Tour des Figures » of Dubuffet, and after the Ile Seguin, famous for its industrial past. You will go along the Saint-Cloud Parc, the woods of Boulogne, you will cross the lock of Suresnes and catch sight of the Ile Puteaux and the Ile de la Jatte, known in the XIXth century for the various guinguettes and because it inspired several painters such as : Monet, Van Gogh, Sisley...

You will arrive in Seine-Saint-Denis, get around the Ile Saint-Denis that was, in the XIXth century, a leisure place for Parisians who enjoyed their Sunday with bathing and guinguettes.

Continue to go down the river toward the Marina of Gennevilliers, the second European fluvial marina, and then toward the plains of Argenteuil that were an industrial and a wine-making place. Besides, the pillars of the Eiffel Tower were made there. This part of the Seine River was often painted by Gustave Caillebotte who was also a naval architector.

You will stop near the restaurant « Fournaise », which was a place very much appreciated by artists of the XIXth century, such as Manet, Maupassant and of course Renoir who immortalized this place with the famous painting: « Déjeuner des canotiers ».
You can also discover the water station and its boats from the time of "boating" and boaters, and the famous "Maison Fournaise museum" (tickets not included and according to schedules) which holds a collection of paintings and archives on the history of the home and the golden age of the banks of the Seine, and which also offers temporary exhibitions around contemporary artistic movements of the Impressionist era.

In the afternoon, you will sail back up to Paris with a musician aboard and you will have the occasion to sing and dance as if you were in a guinguette...

Far from the tourist cruises in Paris, live a moment of calm and relaxation in the heart of the country of the Impressionists ...

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

  • Boarding on the Ile de la Cité in the heart of Paris
  • Departure : 9h00
  • Duration of the cruise : about 9h00
  • See the circuit of the cruise
  • Return on the Ile de la Cité
  • Bar on board at your disposal
  • Option : Lunch at the restaurant

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