Guinguette lunch cruise

Lunch on the Canal Saint Martin with music


Rendez-vous at the Villette Bassin :

The boat is located on the Villette Bassin, near the metro station “Jaurès”. Our crews welcome you before dropping the moorings of the boat. The Ledoux Rotunda has the place of honor on this body of water. The view is wide and majestic. Our cruise on the  Saint-Martin canal begins.

Apéritif !

Shall we start with a drink? Obviously. Champenois Cocktail for everybody !

Quickly, the boat will cross the first lock and starts its descent. The onlookers are watching from the gateways while you let yourself be caught up in the musical atmosphere: a playlist of modern Guinguette, linking the history of Paris from yesterday to today

The locks :

The Canal Saint Martin is a poetic place : an amazing aquatic alley with romantic walkways, lined with chestnut trees and fishermen. In full immersion in an unusual, romantic and mysterious Paris, you will enjoy a delicious lunch. The service is impeccable and warm.

The underground vault :

The cruise continues with the passage of a mysterious underground vault pierced with holes of natural light. You are sailing under the boulevard Richard Lenoir. The atmosphere is cool and friendly.

Monuments of Paris on the Seine :

The cruise continues with the crossing of Arsenal Marina and the lock of Bastille which allows to reach the Seine.  In front of you, the magnificent private mansions of Île Saint-Louis, Notre-Dame, then the Louvre, the Tuileries garden… The decor is enchanting

Landing at the museum :

The cruise is coming to an end.  The port of Solférino is located below the Musée d’Orsay.

The menu
The chef offers you :

  • a seasonal menu consisting of an appetizer, a seasonal dish and dessert of the day
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Drinks not included, bar on board

The highlights of the Guinguette lunch cruise

  • Operation of the locks
  • Discovering the Saint-Martin Canal
  • A festive and musical atmosphere
  • The quality of the menu
  • The cruise on the Seine and the arrival in the centre of Paris
  • Stunning views of the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame de Paris

Cruise available for groups

From 40 persons


From 59 euros per person

Drink in addition

Practical Information:

Duration of the cruise: 2h30

Departure: Bassin de la Villette

Arrival: Port of Solférino (Musée d’Orsay)

Cruise available for groups

From 40 persons

Also discover our regular cruises, open to all / every day …

Rent of a boat

Good idea : Privatize one of our «Guinguette Lunch» on a boat to create an exceptional moment of conviviality with your guests. Whether for a group of friends, office colleagues, or for a casual family reunion, this route is particularly suitable! Our teams will be happy to customize it according to your wishes, whether it’s fun animation, or special gastronomy…

The art of living the Guinguette

La Guinguette is the spirit of Paris. A little cheeky, no fuss, popular in the good sense of the word, it is a guarantee of a casual and good time, a real moment of relaxation in the heart of Paris. Our crews will welcome you aboard one of our boats with the mission to offer you an exceptional parenthesis of emotion and to make you discover the «true Paris».

Between lovers or friends?

It’s up to you to decide how to live your Guinguette lunch cruise aboard one of our boats. It can be a great time to connect with your friends, make new acquaintances, celebrate a birthday, spend a moment with your family, or make a romantic lunch for two, in love.

The City of light is yours

Beyond the Canal Saint Martin, in the last quarter of the route, you will enter the Seine through the Arsenal lock and discover in the best conditions the most beautiful monuments of Paris, from Notre-Dame to the City Hall, from the Louvre gardens to the Musée d’Orsay. Good sailing !

Our regular cruises


Every day


Every Friday


Whenever you want


On Sunday

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