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Paris Canal

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Bassin de la Villette, 75019 Paris, France
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
+33 1 42 40 96 97
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All reviews canal trip canal st martin la villette past notre dame recommend this trip martin tour canal locks boat turns english commentary lovely trip interesting tour interesting experience boat tour spend an afternoon few hours bastille tunnel
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Reviewed today

Very nice! Highly recommended! Great tour guide! Very educational!Lots of history in the canal! Absolutely beautiful area.

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This is a great way to see a different part of Paris. There are 9 locks, so you have to like going through locks! Emerging onto the Seine is brilliant, so go from La Villette down to the Seine, rather than the other way. Also,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our trip already started very relaxed, as we were able to book the tickets online in advance and did not need to print them (digital tickets on a smartphone were sufficient). Because the weather was great, we stayed at the observation deck for the whole...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting and fun trip. Wonderful experience going through the locks. Fabulous engineering from the early 19th Century. A great slice of French history.Good bilingual commentary. Take a jacket and your own refreshments with you.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the Paris Canal boat tour. We chose it because it included both the Seine and the Canal St. Martin and its locks.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I read the reviews/cruise description and thought I was going to see some sights that were off the beaten track aka sights other tourist wouldn't normally see, but that wasn't the case. I just saw more neighborhoods with outdoor cafes. Tour guide was animated but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our French friends took us on the amazing journey through the locks down the Paris Canal and ending the tour after 2 1/2 hours into the Seine docking at Musee D'Orsy. What a terrific tour and going through nine locks and cruising under Paris in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect way to spend 3h in Paris. We can truly recommend this trip. A very informative guide on the boat.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very exciting view of Paris's hidden canals and locks. Do not miss this tour. Very informativ English speaking tour guide

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me my Wife an our doughter had a special time to relax an sightseeing a different Paris while this Boat tour. It was beautiful. The whole personal is very friendly and we got a lot of informations with a very warm voice from the tour...More

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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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February 11, 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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March 6, 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.
March 12, 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.