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Discover the Parisian region along the waterside with the 'Larguez les amarres" program this summer 2022.

From June to the end of August 2022, the Parisian cruise companies Paris Canal and Canauxrama give you the opportunity to explore Paris and its region on a boat.  offer you the opportunity to explore the Greater Paris by boat.

In the northeast of Paris, the 2022 edition will focus on the 2024 Olympic Games, with cruises on the Saint-Denis Canal and the Seine. LARGUEZ LES AMARRES will allow you to discover the changing territory that will serve as a stage for the Olympic Games. 

Detailed program of the operation "Larguez les amarres !" 2022

Cruises around the Olympic Games in Seine-Saint-Denis

Cruise on the Saint-Denis canal between La Villette and the Stade de France

Wednesday, June 29, July 13, August 10 and August 24, 2022, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm: Cruise from the Parc de la Villette to the Stade de France, on the Olympic canal - duration: 2h30
A cruise around the history and transformations of the Saint-Denis canal, which will host in two years the sites of celebrations and competitions of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The opportunity to (re)discover its industrial history, its mutations and to discover the sites of celebrations and competitions which will welcome athletes and general public.

Cruise on the Saint-Denis canal and the Seine around L'Ile-Saint-Denis

Wednesday, June 29, July 13, August 10 and August 24, 2022, from 2 to 4:30 pm: Cruise When the Olympic Games transform the city, discovering the transformations related to the construction of the Olympic Village for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, located on the municipalities of Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, L'Ile-Saint-Denis and Saint-Denis. The boat will leave from the Stade de France on the Saint-Denis canal and then sail on the Seine, going around L'Ile-Saint-Denis and passing Epinay-sur-Seine, Villeneuve-la-Garenne and Saint-Ouen.

Street-art cruise on the Saint-Denis canal

On June 29, July 13, August 10 and August 24, 2022, from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm: Street-Art and urban culture cruise, from Saint-Denis to the Parc de la Villette, to discover the works of the Street-Art Avenue and the hip-hop culture. The Saint-Denis canal will host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with for the first time new disciplines related to urban cultures such as climbing, skateboarding and breakdance. This is an opportunity to look back at the strong links between the north-eastern Parisian territory and hip-hop culture.

My day out: cruise and visit

Wednesdays June 29 and August 10, 2022: "Canal Saint-Denis and Basilica" - cruise in the morning and free visit of the Basilica in the afternoon.

Wednesdays, July 13 and August 24, 2022: "Olympic Day" - cruise in the morning and walking tour to discover the facilities dedicated to the Olympic Games.

Cruises in the Val-de-Marne

Cruise on the Seine Amont : Architectures on the water's edge

  • June 8 and July 27, 2022: Cruise from Paris to Choisy le Roi
  • June 15 and July 20, 2022 : Cruise between Paris and Joinville-le-Pont.
  • June 15 and July 20, 2022 : Cruise on the Marne river, bucolic landscapes, guinguettes and holiday resort.

Cruises in the Hauts de Seine

  • June 1, 2022 : Cruise between Asnières and Paris Orsay.
  • June 1st 2022 : Cruise from Paris Orsay to Asnières

Practical information

  • Registration and information on Explore Paris.
  • From 21 euros (adult) - reduced rate for children on some cruises

Larguez les amarres is a summer operation launched by the City of Paris, the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Hauts de Seine Department, in partnership with the Explore Paris platform and the Paris Port Community.

Larguez les amarres
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Larguez les amarres, quai de la Loire, 75019 PARIS

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