Water activity

Paris: Dinner Cruise on the Canal Saint-Martin

4.3 / 5

11 reviews

Paris: Dinner Cruise on the Canal Saint-Martin

From $80.92 per person

Glide along one of the most picturesque waterways in Paris on a dinner cruise of the Canal Saint-Martin. Float serenely past the romantic walkways shaded by chestnut trees.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English


  • Cruise along the Canal Saint-Martin
  • Discover the mysterious tunnels of one of the most romantic waterways in Paris
  • Experience the musical atmosphere of the old "guinguettes" of Paris
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Climb aboard for a romantic evening cruise along the Canal Saint-Martin and get off the beaten path in Paris. Embark at the former harbor of the Bassin de la Villette and admire the Rotonde de la Villette by Claude Nicolas Ledoux, built as part of the old city walls. Venture through the mysterious tunnels to experience a place of magic and beauty, and emerge at the Port de l’Arsenal to see the genius of the Place de la Bastille and its 52-meter high column. Join the River Seine and see some of the most beautiful monuments of the "City of Lights." Along the way, pass 9 locks, 2 swing bridges and 4 footbridges as you feast from the on-board dinner with drinks included. Soak up the atmosphere of the old guinguettes (drinking establishments) of Paris, and disembark at the Orsay Museum (Musée d'Orsay). 
  • Canal cruise with live commentary
  • On-board dinner
  • Drinks

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Meeting point

19-21 Quai de La Loire, Bassin de la Villette, 75019 Paris. Nearest Métro stations: Jaurès (Lines 2-5-7bis) or Stalingrad (Lines 2-7). The tour starts at 7:30PM. Please be at the boat 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

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Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The tour starts at 7:30 PM. Please be at the boat 15 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • The tour ends at the Orsay Museum, there will be no transfer back
  • Please note that no drinks are included on this tour
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Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Great experience, off the tourist trails

Super nice team took us to a Parisian area that was still unknown to us. The underground ride was very special and we were absolutely thrilled. We will definitely do this tour again sometime. It is definitely worth it. Only 4 stars: the food was only mediocre, but served nicely and edible. Drink prices also moderate. We will be back, thanks again to the really great hosts

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July 21, 2019

Very nice performance

Very interesting cruise, discovery of unusual Parisian monuments, impressive Saint Martin canal. Very warm welcome by attentive staff, impeccable meal, very interesting comments. A faultless, we are absolutely delighted, and send a big thank you to the whole team.

July 15, 2019


a great team; a super nice cruise guide.Thank you I will recommend this trip to my friends

June 3, 2019

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