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Paris Canal Croisières
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Paris Canal Croisières
19-21, quai de la Loire, 75019 Paris.
Métro: Jean Jaurès
Phone: 01-42-40-96-97; Fax: 01-42-40-77-30
Offering an original and unexpected view of Paris, the Canal Saint Martin opens up new perspectives of the old and relatively unknown city. Between the Place de la Bastille and La Villette in the northeast of Paris, the canal reveals a side of the city that tourists don't usually get to see.
Paris Canal's three-hour cruise brings you the best of both worlds: the grandeur of the Seine — offering views of the Tuileries Gardens, Notre Dame, the Louvre and the Ile St. Louis — together with the quiet intimacy of Napoleon's canals.
They also run a full day round-trip cruise along the river Marne to Chennevières, starting at the Musée d'Orsay.
Cruise on the Seine and the Canal Saint Martin
"Two and a half hours of pure poetry" (well, they may be exaggerating a little there but it's certainly pleasant) in this unique parisian cruise between the Musée d’Orsay and the Parc de la Villette, "the breathtaking monuments along the river combined with the hidden Paris of Napoleon’s canal'.
Price per person:
- Adult : €16
- Child (4 à 11) : €9
- Senior (over 60) & young people (12 to 25) : €13
- from Musée d'Orsay 9:30 a.m., arrive at Parc de la Villette 12:15 p.m.
- from Parc de la Villette 2:30 p.m., arrive at Musée d'Orsay 5:00 p.m.
The cruises run every day from March 18th to November 12th 2006 and feature a live English commentary.
Cruise on the Seine and the Marne
The Marne loop : Paris-Chennevières-Paris. The cruise starts on the river in the heart of Paris, passing the Louvre, the islands, Notre-Dame and continues towards the Marne, with its magnificent countryside.
Dates: Every week-end in July and August and on Thurs 6th April and Sat 8th April
Departure: 9:45 am and return around 5:00 pm at the Musée d’Orsay
Price per person: €34 (lunch not included)
At midday the boat moors on the island “Brise Pain” for 2 hours : you can either have lunch at the restaurant “Le Domaine Sainte Catherine” or take your own picnic.
Get more details from the Paris Canal website (in English)
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