1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Seine River

Marne River Loop Day Cruise with Lunch on Board

Product ID: 131748
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Escape to the country on a peaceful cruise on the Seine and Marne rivers. Enjoy lunch while you see the area that inspired the Impressionists, and view Paris's major sights from the river.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
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Live guide
English, French
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  • Enjoy a full day cruise along the River Seine and the River Marne
  • Discover the land of Guinguettes, commented by an English speaking guide
  • Experience the most picturesque waterways of Ile de France, celebrated in Impressionist paintings
Full description
Embark on your cruise in front of the Orsay museum. Slip onto the Seine, before the Tuileries garden and the Louvre. Marvel at views of the Arts Gateway, Cité Island and Notre-Dame, the magnificent Saint Louis Island’s mansions, Jardin des Plantes, the bridge Charles de Gaulle, the Omnisports of Paris Bercy and the National Library of France.

At the Seine and the Marne’s confluence, right after Chinagora, cross your first lock, the Saint Maurice, and find yourself in the middle of the countryside. The cruise passes along the Moulin Brûlé Island, under the bridge of Maisons Alfort.

The boat crosses the Créteil lock before arriving on the Loop of La Marne. Beautiful residences are huddled behind the trees. Mallards and swans lives around the islands. The boat navigates along Bonneuil and its harbor, the Moulin Bateau’s Island, Chennevières where the painter Pissaro used to work. Enjoy lunch on board before heading back to the city.
  • Seine and Marne river cruise with live commentary
  • On-board lunch: starter, seasonal main course, dessert
  • Drinks: aperitif, 2 glasses of wine, mineral water, coffee or tea

When you get there

Meeting point

Departure from Musee d'Orsay, 7th district. Closest metro station is Solférino. You should use the staircase in front of the Musee d'Orsay which gives access to the Solférino Marina, the boat with the sign Paris Canal is moored at around 50 meters on your left. Important: Be at the boat 15 mins before departure.

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