Gourmet cruises and food workshops

For the gastronomer enthusiast, go on a food tasting cruise on the Canal de l'Ourcq. Gourmets and gourmands, hop on board for a brunch, a lunch or dinner on a boat in Paris.

Gourmet cruises and tasting workshops

Every Saturday and Sunday in summer, the Henri IV, a yacht boat look-a-like, will drop anchor at different spots to offer food tasting cruises, cookery workshops and beer brewing classes. You can choose whatever food cruise you prefer in Paris: a brunch cruise, a budget-friendly lunch cruise in Paris, or why not before dinner drinks followed by dinner… there is something for everyone, what ever your tastes and appetite.

What’s new in 2018?  Eté du Canal is celebrating 11 years of success: De l'assiette à l'écran cruises (from plate to screen) will take you on a culinary journey on the water before arriving at the open air cinema in La Villette.

Book a cruise or food workshop

Do not miss out on our tours and workshops around gastronomy on offer all year long. Discover the 2018 program on FOOD cruises. To celebrate 11 years of Eté du Canal our teams have concocted a substantial menu! So sign up!

A brunch on water this summer in Paris!

Brunch on a boat

You can brunch on a boat every Saturday during the summer at 12:30 p.m. from July 2018. The company (les Marmites volantes) will put together a delicious menu for you.

27¤-16¤ for the under 12s / Leaves from Bassin de La Villette every Saturday from July to August 2018 at 12.30 p.m.

Cruise and Brunch on the canal banks

What’s new in 2018! Eté du Canal can give a range of different places to brunch along the banks of Canal de l’Ourcq. Temporary brownfields revisited for the occasion in Bobigny by different groups. The boat will take you to these places.

A first, we will take you to brunch on the balconies of the National Dance centre. After the cruise which will drop you off at the National Dance centre, enjoy a brunch on the water’s edge. The brunch will be served on the balconies of this building and its unusual architecture. The brunch will consist of local food products and pastries. Sign up!

20 ¤ / leaves from Bassin de la Villette on Saturday 22nd July 2017 at 12.00. Cruise from 12.00 to 12.30 and brunch at the National Dance centre.

Incredible but true ! you can brunch on the walkway at parc de la Villette near the folie L5. After the cruise, you will be dropped off in front of the folie L5, Les Villette Makerz, the locals in folie L5 will offer you a first-time ever brunch made here and a rare view over the park and the canal de l’Ourcq. Sign up.

Leaves from Bassin de la Villette on Sunday 6th August 2017 at 12.00. Cruise from 12.00 to 12.10 and brunch at the Folie L5 in parc de la villette.

Come and enjoy a vegetarian brunch on the site of a temporary brownfield on the banks of the canal de l’Ourcq taken over for the occasion by the architect group Bellastock. This temporary space will be transformed in to a leisure port during the Ete du Canal festival and will become the place for fun and festivities. After your cruise on the bassin de la Villette to the leisure port, you will get off at this unique place for a brunch made by Marmites Volantes using only fresh home-made products and organic vegetables selected from local market gardens.

Leaves from Bassin de la Villette on Sunday 16th July 2017 and Saturday 19th August 2017 at 12.00. Cruise from 12.00 to 1.00pm and brunch at Port de loisirs during Eté du Canal.

The same goes for Manufacture 111 proposing brunches on the Port de Loisirs following your cruise which will drop you off at this incredible place. In the programme - a Soul Food brunch in an Afro-American ambiance rich in culinary and musical discoveries.

Leaves from Bassin de la Villette on Sunday July 29th 2018 at noon. Cruise from noon to 1 p.m. and brunch at Port de Loisirs during the Eté du Canal.

Gourmet cruise

Discover French cuisine revisited by young talented chef - Les Pantins and go on a gourmet cruise. The chefs will take on the challenge of putting together a menu haute cuisine made with only local products from their kitchens and restaurant at 6, rue Victor Hugo in Pantin.

A date not to be missed!

18 ¤ / Leaves from Bassin de la Villette on Sunday July 8th at 7 p.m. / Duration: 3h30

Dinner and cruise with the brewers Deck & Donohue to music

Take off on a cruise with the brewers from Montreuil Deck & Donohue to the rhythm of Brazilian music. In the programme – homemade beer to quench your thirst, a sack lunch made

By Marmites Volantes and a Brazilian music concert with the group Trio Zelas. Sign up.

29¤ / leaves from Bassin de la Villette on Saturday August 25th 2018 at 7 p.m. / Duration: 2h

Cruise programme « From plate to screen »


"De l'assiette à l'écran" cruise (from plate to screen) and the open-air cinema in La villette!

What’s new in 2018! Every Saturday and Sunday from July 21st to August 19th, hop on board for a « From plate to Screen » cruise during the Eté du Canal festival! To celebrate 11 years of success, Eté du Canal, in association with La villette, combines cruise and cinema  - a first ever! The cruise takes you for a movie journey at Parc de La Villette for an outdoor screening!

Ten gourmand cruises on board the henri IV are proposed in association with the open-air cinema at La Villette. Programmed from 7.30 to 9pm, the cuise will drop you off just on time at parc de la villette to enjoy a movie.

Sign up for an open-air cinema cruise

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