The Olympic Flame on the Canal Saint-Martin: An Unprecedented Event

On July 26, 2024, Paris will host a unique moment as the Olympic Flame passes over the Canal Saint-Martin. This emblematic site, with its charming locks and bridges, will become the stage for an unprecedented celebration.
For the first time in history, the Olympic Flame will pass through this historic canal, symbolizing the union of the Olympic spirit and Parisian heritage. Passing through some of Paris's most picturesque districts, the route will offer a new and memorable perspective on the city.
Parisians and tourists alike will be able to admire the Flame reflected in the peaceful waters of the canal, adding a touch of magic to this exceptional moment. Usually prized for its tranquil promenades and picturesque landscapes, the Canal Saint-Martin will become the epicenter of the Olympic festivities, embodying the beauty of Paris and the spirit of sport in a single stage.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity by joining our special Canal Saint-Martin cruise. Experience the excitement of the Olympic Games while discovering one of Paris' hidden treasures from a whole new angle.

Discover the Canal Saint-Martin on one of our Discovery Cruises.

Posted on 11/07/2024

Vedettes du Pont Neuf at the Olympic Opening Parade: An Unforgettable Experience

We are delighted to share that our four iconic boats - Paris, Hydraseine, Europa and our electric boat Rocca II - will have the honor of participating in the opening parade of the Paris Olympic Games. These vessels will be the standard-bearers of our beautiful city and of our Company, in a grandiose spectacle celebrating our passion for river tourism and our perpetual quest for excellence.
In the run-up to this unique ceremony on the Seine, we invite you to discover our exceptional cruises. Embark with us a few days before the event and let yourself be enchanted by the magic of Paris as you travel the same route the athletes will be taking for this prestigious occasion. A not-to-be-missed experience to experience the grandeur and spirit of the Olympic Games in the heart of the French capital. An unforgettable Parisian tour!

Posted on 06/05/2024

Interview with the president of France Tourisme on the BFM set.

2024, a great year for Tourism.

The President of France Tourisme, Guislain de Richecour, was invited to the BFM set. He presented his perspective on tourism for the year 2024. This will be a great year to face challenges.
We wish you a happy New Year.

Posted on 03/01/2024

Paris 2024 Olympics: rehearsal of the opening parade on the Seine

On 17 July, a Vedettes du Pont Neuf's boat, Europa, took part in a rehearsal of the 2024 Olympic Games opening parade on the Seine.

3 boats from Vedettes du Pont Neuf are among the 120 boats parading for the opening ceremony of the 2024 Olympics. On 17 July, we took part in a rehearsal of the opening parade of the 2024 Olympic Games on the Seine. The event attracted the attention of many spectators who flocked to the banks. The precisely orchestrated test parade was a unique opportunity to appreciate the scale of the event and the enthusiasm of Parisians for the Games.

Posted on 18/07/2023

Egg hunt in the heart of Paris

Once again this year, the Easter bells have visited the Vedettes du Pont Neuf and left a mountain of colorful eggs.
Thanks to all the families who came to help us collect all the eggs! Each child was rewarded with delicious Easter chocolates, of course, which they could enjoy on board our one-hour cruise on the Seine. A unique and unforgettable family moment!

Posted on 11/04/2023

France in the spotlight!

Special evening on our cruises.

On Tuesday 21 March, on the occasion of the RDV en France trade show, Atout France invited 1,400 guests to a special France Paris and its region evening. Two of our boats were privatised for this evening on the banks of the Seine which was a real success! On board the Parisis and the Hydraseine, guests enjoyed the friendly atmosphere with music and were treated to 100% French charcuterie and cheese boards. 
We would like to thank Atout France for their confidence and for promoting our region through this event.

Posted on 24/03/2023

Marie Robert Literary Cruise on 12 March 2023

On Sunday 12 March we had the pleasure of welcoming Marie Robert @philosophyissexy on board our stars!
For the second year in a row, Marie came to host a new philosophical cruise, to the delight of her readers. An hour of exchange and reflection on everyday situations. An hour from which we came out soothed and almost relieved thanks to Marie's words, which explained the writings and ideas of the greatest philosophers with simplicity and positivity.
We are looking forward to working on new literary cruises for this year 2023, stay tuned to make sure you don't miss our next theme cruises!

Posted on 14/03/2023

The legendary cruise of 3 December 2022

On Sunday 3 December, at nightfall, we embarked on a special Legends of Paris cruise in the company of Captain Parisis. A former privateer turned guardian of the secrets of the Seine, he helped us go back in time to discover the secrets of the capital since its creation. A one-hour river trip full of surprises, including a tasting of a period wine: hypocras.
A big congratulations to the actor Guillaume Bertrand who played this role marvellously and knew how to captivate young and old!

Posted on 03/01/2023

Beaujolais Nouveau evening 2022

It was on board our boat the Parisis that we celebrated the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau on Saturday 19 November!
An evening under the sign of conviviality to taste the new wine of the Château de Corcelles. With a glass of Beaujolais in hand, we sailed along the Seine past the most beautiful Parisian monuments, to the rhythm of French songs performed by our live singer.
A festive cruise in good company to pay tribute to French wine! 

Posted on 21/11/2022

A weekend of literature on the Seine cruise

On Saturday 2 July, we had the honour of inviting Rebecca Marder, actress and comedienne of the Comédie-Française, on board our literary cruise with the theme of "Souvenirs retrouvés" by Kiki de Montparnasse. During a pleasant walk on the Seine, he took us back to the Roaring Twenties in Paris.
On Sunday 3 July, Olivia Ruiz, singer and writer, accompanied us to present her latest novel "Écoute la pluie tomber" (Listen to the rain fall), published in May 2022. At the end of the cruise, the signing of her book gave the audience the opportunity to meet her and exchange ideas.

We are impatiently waiting for Pacôme Thiellement, writer and video maker, for the next literary cruise on Saturday 9 July.

Posted on 05/07/2022

Tribute to the Queen of England

Queen's cruise on the Saint-Martin canal

The Vedettes du Pont Neuf wish to pay tribute to the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, who recently died on Thursday September 8 at the age of 96.

We edited a video of his visit to Paris and cruise aboard a boat from our partner, Canauxrama.

See the video

Posted on 09/09/2022

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