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Paris Canal

Paris, France
+33 1 42 40 96 97
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Unique in Paris: Enjoy a romantic cruise on the Seine and the canal St-Martin. You can choose a 2 hour and a half daily commented cruise for individuals and groups or a private lunch/cocktail/dinner-cruise with adapted menus. All Taylor-made cruises are available according to your wishes, everywhere in Paris and even outside due to our medium sized boats, the Seine, the Marne and the canals of Paris. Our boats moored in the heart of Paris at the foot of the Musee d’Orsay.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“canal trip” (8 reviews)
“la villette” (6 reviews)
“saint martin” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:45 - 12:15, 14:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Paris, France
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
+33 1 42 40 96 97

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, I'll mention that their customer service was great. I accidentally booked the incorrect time and called in. Elody was quick and efficient to change the mistake to the right time and location...so thank you for that. One star for Elody! However, the cruise was...More

1  Thank deniseVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable few hours going down the Seine and was thrilled entering the various canal locks seeing the waters cascade around us. Interesting bi-lingual commentary explaining various sites along the way. Would recommend going to the front of the boat to see the waters come...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We took the canal boat from Port Villette to Musee D'Orsay. It was a beautiful fall day and the voyage was interesting and informative. Narration in English! Denis, Thomas and Theresa were excellent.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Paris’s picturesque Canal Saint-Martin launched on the orders of Napoleon and completed in 1825, is 4.5 km long. Recently the Canal Saint-Martin is being cleaned for the first time in 15 years. Strolling around the Canal Saint-Martin is very relaxing and the footbridges with tree-shaded...More

Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I have been exploring the area on a number of trips over a couple off years. It really is possibly one of the less explored areas for most tourists. There are plenty of restaurants and shops to visit. It is a great place to walk!

Thank JAYDenver
Paris C, Responsable commercial at Paris Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

thank you very much Jay. Hope to welcoming you again on board :)

Reviewed 26 September 2016

2.5 hours of commentary along the recently cleaned St Martin Canal. A really fascinating way to see much of Paris, and hear the history concerning many of its arrondissements, monuments, bridges and waterways. The commentary in both English and French was fascinating as we passed...More

Thank CVR8
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The trip we did was north to south, from Bassin de la Villette to Musee D'Orsay on the Seine River. Personally I did not enjoy the trip as we had to go through four sets of double locks. Some may find this interesting but after...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

After leaving the Seine, going through a marina we headed into a long tunnel under eastern Paris before we emerged into the La Villette area. Took about a couple of hours and I love boats, locks and unusual sights so this peaked my interest. However...More

Thank northernneckinn
Paris C, Responsable commercial at Paris Canal, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2016

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for your comments. We really apologize for the problem we had with the speaker system. Our guide has tried to do his best to repair and follow the commentaries ... It's now working again, of...More

Reviewed 19 May 2016

I like it by changing the level of water in canals and the long underground tunnel, but there are more than five changing section this thing takes a lot of time, for 1or 2 or even 3 times is good but in that cases we...More

Thank Drafrooz
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is one of the most interesting trips one can take. And you end up at the Citadel. We lucked out and had the boat almost to ourselves enjoying a demi bottle of bubbly as we went - so civilized. And that describes Paris -...More

1  Thank BobFarr2000
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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How much is the ride for how long??? Thanks
11 February 2017|
Response from Paris C | Property representative |
Greetings from sunny Paris :) Paris canal offers a relaxing and instructive sightseeing cruise of 2h30 over the centuries from Paris centre to the Parc de la Villette, streaming-up the Canal St Martin through a series of... More
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Can our 9 yr old daughter be on this tour, too?
6 March 2016|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. When we were on the trip there were children on it. For the first hour they were enchanted by the mystery and the locks. However, some did lose their interest. It is a beautiful and interesting trip.
We want to have a taxi meet us at the end of the St. Martin canal tour. We want to go back along the canal and have lunch. How do we accomplish this? Dark Pools
12 March 2015|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
We had lunch in a bistro a few blocks from the end, then hopped a cab.