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Fun tour with great host. Rude fellow passengers

We had a great time. Thomas was a fantastic guide! Relaxing and informative tour. Only downside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alex l
Relaxing and fun tour of the Canal Saint-Martin

Based on TripAdvisor reviews, we booked this a few days ahead of our Paris trip, and we liked it a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed August 14, 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

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We did the early morning (9.45) canal cruise from Basin de la Villette to Arsenal. Cruise took about 2 hours. Overview of some of the historical points of view provided in French and English by guide. Other languages available in paper form. Refreshments available on...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a 2 hour night time tour that didn’t force us to buy bad champagne or a eat bad food. This fits the bill! They leave from the Arsenal Marina so you get to go though a lock before entering the seine...More

Thank greatoz99
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Did the Canal St Martin & Seine - « crêpes » cruise, and it was really nice. First going through the locks on Canal St Martin, then through the underground bit of it. Before going on the Seine and seeing some of the Paris sights...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Booked this cruise for the night. 2 hour trip which is perfect along with Champagne. Tip: Try to book the 9pm cruise as while going you could see everything in light and while returing with lights.

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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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August 2, 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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June 17, 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
August 5, 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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