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What to do during the Christmas holidays? A unique and atypical cruise that combines the charms of the Canal St-Martin and the Seine of historic Paris, while you enjoy a slice of traditional gingerbread to stay in the spirit of the festive season..

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You will enjoy...

  • 2 hour cruise on the Canal Saint-Martin and the Seine
  • 1 slice of traditional gingerbread
  • Chocolate and non-chocolate delicacies
  • Bar at your disposal
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Indulge yourself with a warm and gourmet break during the Christmas holidays and be surprised by this unique and unusual cruise which combine the charms of the Saint-Martin canal, the heart of the Parisians' Paris, and the Seine river of the historical Paris.

Board the boat a few steps away from the République square for two hours of commented cruise. Along the water, discover this canal lined with trees and pass a swinging bridge, two locks and under the mysterious Bastille tunnel.

After you crossed the charming marina of Paris, you will arrive on the Seine river and enjoy a magnificent point of view on Notre-Dame cathedral. This is the heart of the capital and its famous monuments : the Louvre museum, the Orsay museum, the Assemblée Nationale and of course the Eiffel Tower which will present itself to you.

Enjoy a slice of traditional gingerbread with honey, and seasonal delicacies accompanied by mulled wine or hot chocolate to keep in the festive spirit.

Quietly, your cruise will lead you to the City Island, at the foot of the Conciergerie and the Sainte Chapelle, where you can continue to discover the city of light.

You will discover during the cruise :

On the Saint-Martin Canal
- Swinging bridge of the rue Dieu - Locks of the Temple and of Bastille - the Bastille tunnel - Arsenal Marina

On the Seine River
- Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral - City Island - Island of Saint-Louis - Conciergerie - Paris City Hall - Louvre Museum - Orsay Museum - Concorde square - Trocadéro - Eiffel Tower - and many other marvels...


  • 2h cruise by the Canal St Martin and the Seine
  • Departure at 3:00pm near the Hotel du Nord by the Canal St Martin
  • Arrival at 5:00pm at Ile de la Cité
  • Included in your sweet snack :
    - 1 slice of traditional gingerbread
    - Chocolate and non-chocolate delicacies
  • Bar on board at your disposal
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