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Tickets for Canal Saint-Martin Cruise from Parc de la Villette to Musée d'Orsay

Travel Paris's lesser-known waterways towards the historic Musée d'Orsay

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
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Starting time: 14:30
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Live guide: English, French
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Overview

Highlights

  • Enjoy a different view of Paris on this 2.5-hour Canal Saint-Martin cruise from Parc de la Villette to Musée d'Orsay
  • Drift past the mysterious vault of the Bastille and under romantic footbridges along tree-lined waterways
  • Sail through nine locks, under two swing bridges, past an underground vault, and see some major Paris monuments

Description

Complete your Paris experience with a cruise on the quaint Canal Saint-Martin, an extension of the River Seine, and a quieter alternative to the city's larger and better-known waterways. Drift idly from Parc de la Villette to the regal Musée d'Orsay, home to countless artworks and statues.

You can breeze through romantic winding canals, under scenic swing bridges, and watch locals enjoying wine on the embankment while the city slips into a slower pace from this tree-lined vantage point.

Ticket

What's included

2.5-hour cruise on the Canal Saint-Martin, from Parc de la Villette to Musée d'Orsay (one-way cruise)
Go through locks, under bridges, sail past an underground vault, and see major Parisian landmarks

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

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Parc de la Villette
My Boat, 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019, Paris
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Parc de la Villette
My Boat, 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019, Paris
  • The cruise starts at the Parc de la Villette in Paris, on the Canal de l'Ourcq, behind the restaurant 'My Boat'
  • Show your smartphone voucher at the counter to exchange it for your ticket
  • Please bring a valid ID
  • Departure is at 14:30 – make sure to be on time!
  • The cruise ends at 17:00

Ratings & reviews

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A
Oct 11, 2019
Good
The trip was very interesting and exiting especially in the locks and in the tunnel. It was a bit difficult to understand the english spoken by the guide.
S
Sep 20, 2019
Excellent
very intersting
L
Jun 10, 2019
Excellent
Très simpa!

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