CONFINEMENT: Cruises on the Canal Saint Martin are currently suspended until a date now undetermined.

Route n°1: from the Musée d'Orsay to the Parc de la Villette (from the Seine to the Canal Saint-Martin)
Route n°2: from the Parc de la Villette to the Musée d'Orsay (from the Saint-Martin Canal to the Seine)

cruise on the canal saint martin

WE love a very nice course on both the Seine and the Canal Saint-Martin
The +:  the passage of 9 locks
Duration:  2h30 approx.
Departure:  from the Musée d'Orsay or from the Parc de la Villette (depending on the route)
Free:  for children under 4 years old

THE CRUISE ON THE CANAL SAINT-MARTIN: 2 POSSIBLE COURSES

  • Course n°1 from the Musée d'Orsay to the Parc de la Villette
  • Course n°2 from the Villette basin to the Musée d'Orsay
  • A cruise that allows you to navigate both on the Seine and on the Saint-Martin Canal
  • Whatever the direction of navigation and the chosen route, you will pass through 9 locks, navigate under two swing bridges and under a vault (Bastille vault)
  • The route goes through the port of the Arsenal
  • Emblematic monuments on the route : The Orsay museum, Notre Dame de Paris and the Louvre
From the Musée d'Orsay to the Parc de la Villette
(departure at 9:45 a.m.)

From the Parc de la Villette to the Musée d'Orsay
(departure at 2:30pm)

SCHEDULE OF THE CRUISE ON THE CANAL SAINT-MARTIN

  • 09.45 am: departure from the Musée d'Orsay, arrival at Parc de la Villette (arrival around 12.15 pm)
  • 2.30 pm: departure from the Parc de la Villette, arrival at the Musée d'Orsay (arrival around 5 pm)

USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Departure: Quai Anatole France, for the cruise from the Musée d'Orsay to the Parc de la Villette
  • Departure: Parc de la Villette in Paris, on the canal de l'Ourcq, behind the restaurant "My Boat" for the cruise from the Parc de la Villette to the Musée d'Orsay.
  • Duration of the cruise 2h30, whatever the route
  • Non-stop cruising
  • The point of departure is different from the point of arrival. (not a loop) / It's a one-way trip.
  • Comments in English and French

2h30 cruise on the canal saint martin

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