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Grands moulins and canal de l'Ourcq in PantinAlong the waterways: Paris canals

Enjoy cool and refreshing walks along the banks of the rivers and canals, by discovering of the impressionists routes along the Seine or retracing the steps of dancers in the famous guinguettes by the banks of the Marne.

Take a country walk along the banks of the Canal de l'Ourcq : you can walk through the Poudrerie Forest Park, along by the Pont de Flandre lock and the Grands Moulins of Pantin, reminders of a glorious past, or soak up the atmosphere in the former La Villette abbattoirs.

200 years of the canal : Cruise on the history of the Ourcq canal
200 years of the canal : Cruise on the history of the Ourcq canal
Saturday 16th July 2022 (and 4 other dates)

Parisian Guinguette cruise on the Seine river
Parisian Guinguette cruise on the Seine river
Saturday 2nd July 2022 (and 5 other dates)

Street art cruise on the Ourcq Canal
Street art cruise on the Ourcq Canal
Saturday 9th July 2022 (and 7 other dates)

Street-art and hip hop cruise on the Ourcq Canal
Street-art and hip hop cruise on the Ourcq Canal
Saturday 9th July 2022 (and 1 other date)

The Saint-Martin canal: From la Grisette to la Villette
The Saint-Martin canal: From la Grisette to la Villette
Sunday 26th June 2022 (and 5 other dates)

See our activities on and near the water

Experience the atmosphere of Paris in a bygone age along the Canal Saint-Martin. The mysterious vaulted tunnels, the waterways bordered by chestnut trees, the romantic footbridges and the numerous bars make the Canal Saint-Martin a essential place for lovers of the capital to visit.

And for the more athletic among you, the Canal Saint-Denis offers the opportunity for a long skate or bike ride from the bassin de la Villette to the Stade de France along sections of the redeveloped canal banks in Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis.

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Lunch or diner stroll in Belleville, the Chinese district
Lunch or diner stroll in Belleville, the Chinese district
Saturday 25th June 2022 (and 1 other date)

Parisian Guinguette cruise on the Seine river
Parisian Guinguette cruise on the Seine river
Saturday 25th June 2022 (and 5 other dates)

Drancy Deportation Camp and Shoah memorial
Drancy Deportation Camp and Shoah memorial
Sunday 26th June 2022 (and 4 other dates)

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