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Canauxrama offers cruises on the canals of Paris, the Seine and the Marne. Sail on the Saint-Martin Canal and discover the Paris of Parisians passing under the Bastill's vault, four double locks, two swing bridges and the centenary Lift Bridge of...more
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13 quai de la Loire | Bassin de la Villette, 75019 Paris, France
La Villette
+33 1 42 39 15 00
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

My friend booked this cruise for a sunny afternoon. The cruise took almost three hours from Pont de l'Arsenal to Bassin de la Villette. It was fun to pass though all the locks during the cruise, but be aware that you can be completely wet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I would never recommend this cruise to anyone. It was very disappointing. Our traveling party of four selected it so we could combine a tour of the canal with one of the Seine River. We took this tour on Wednesday 9/26. First of all, when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We booked 30 tickets for an afternoon canal cruise, complete with champagne for our guests, and had a wonderful time. It was during the Paris heatwave so it was a bit warm (but got better when the boat was moving). Of course, that was no...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nadine C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Loved this experience, was really cheap as a couple without champagne. The guide was informative, it was 2 hours long and access to both a bar and toilet. It’s very full so get there early to make sure you get a seat on top of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

You get the best value on this trip. For 18 Eros we did a 2.5 hour trip. The other companies only do a one hour trip. Nice small boat, not over crowded. You get the added experience of moving from a small port, changing water...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a great time. Thomas was a fantastic guide! Relaxing and informative tour. Only downside, rude passengers who stood up and blocked everyone's view for a good part of the tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alex l
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Based on TripAdvisor reviews, we booked this a few days ahead of our Paris trip, and we liked it a lot. Sure, it's slow, and there's some diminishing returns on the locks (once you've seen a couple...), but our guide Martin made this thoroughly enjoyable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rnout
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant canal cruise . Thomas our guide, really did show a real passion in what he was saying in perfect English, and, was not only very knowledgeable but also very personable. We spent a great afternoon, away from the Paris tourist hang-outs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I took my parents and friends to the canal cruise that was perfet. Thomas our guide, was so enthusiastic and informed and had fantastic stories, in either a perfect British English and French, that charmed us all. If you are going to Paris dont miss...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a trip in the morning to catch the return trip from Bastille back to home base. I asked if this was the boat that would be returning. Yes I was told. Instead a trip that was to load at 2 and leave at 230...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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La Villette
This futuristic landscape has come to define the
northeast of Paris. The Saint-Denis canal is framed
with luscious lawns and metallic buildings over a
wide-open space. Home to Europe's largest science
museum, this area rewards daytime and nighttime
explorations; there are three concert spaces, plus
cinemas and bars, and even open-air cinema in the
summer. The surrounding homes are a sharp contrast to
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Canauxrama C | Property representative |
Hello, There is a bar on our boats and on the Cruise La Parisienne on the Seine River, so you can't bring your own wine. But, you can buy a glass of wine for 3€ and a bottle of wine ( from11€ to 19€). We hope to welcome you... More
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Scotfire | Reviewed this property |
Hello. They do three full day cruises - one on the River Seine and one on the River Marne (Ginguettes/Impressionists), as well as one involving being horse drawn on the Canal de l'Ourq. Hope you find what you want. I booked... More
6 August 2015|
Response from Canauxrama C | Property representative |
Hello, we don't rent apartement only cruises of about 2 hours or for one day. We suggest to contact Paris Tourist Office.
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