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Canal Saint-Martin

Paris, France
+33 1 42 39 15 00
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This picturesque canal, an extension of the River Seine, is a pleasant place for a boat ride or a summer stroll.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Paris, France
Canal Saint-Martin
+33 1 42 39 15 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't take any cruises. We just went to visit the Canal and like it very much. We walked alongside the canal and enjoyed the neighborhood There was some kiind of music event going on that promised to be good but we couldn't stay for...More

Thank metorresf
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you like to discover the canal cruises with very interesting sights of an other side of Paris, it's more to discover the campagne and the constructed locks, to take through a lock, nice attraction.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

A few years ago we had a great canal trip on the water. We decided to walk the canal this visit and started near place de la république heading north towards Gare du Nord. Although the canal was pleasant enough the surroundings weren't. Graffiti is...More

Thank Mootman
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My travel companion and I have been to Paris many times and have seen most of the main sights. We thought a cruise on the Saint Martin Canal would be something new and fun to try. The initial segment of the cruise takes part on...More

Thank heldo99
Reviewed 27 October 2017

we had extra time while visiting paris so we went to the canal walked by and had breakfast in one of the restaurants. comparing to Amsterdam canals it is not so special. little bit dirty and lots of street construction. nice to take some bread...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I've been to the place just to look for the spot where they tapped one of Amelie Poulain scenes. I was disappointed to see there's nothing special about the place. The place is dirty and no pleasant. Moreover, there is no other tourist attraction over...More

Thank Paula F
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a real tranquil place to visit and really popular among runners. Markets during the weekends with all you can think of and if you are self catering this is the place to go. A huge part of the Canal is under the streets...More

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The canal is pretty, particularly where it meets the Bassin de la Villette, though the canal itself has tourist boats going through and some lovely bridges. After you've done all your typical Paris sight-seeing, it's a good opportunity to do something different and take a...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Maybe my expectations were too high, but other than seeing a boat pass through a lock and under a bridge there wasn't much to Canal St. Martin. Most of the businesses were closed on a Wednesday afternoon around 4 pm and there was a lot...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We got off the metro at the Juares stop and thought we had made a mistake. After reading the reviews on TA we were expecting to take a romantic stroll by the canal. It was around 3pm when we got off the metro and there...More

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Canal Saint-Martin
The tree-lined Canal Saint-Martin is the focal point
of one of the most romantic and hip areas of Paris.
Watch boats travel along the canal while lovers and
friends take in the atmosphere from the banks or the
bridges. Evenings see hoards fill the embankments to
drink wine and enjoy good company. The colder days
lead people to hipster bars, cozy restaurants, and
concert spaces. Those who are more adventurous may
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Bev A
18 October 2017|
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Response from duesseldorfian | Reviewed this property |
We went there from Metro station „Republique“, a few blocks walking distance, through an area with many bars and restaurants. At the canal all was pretty peaceful
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19 April 2016|
Response from mark2016-57 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I did not take the canal cruise. We walked up the canal from the Bastille district.
12 February 2015|
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Response from GeorgeKape | Reviewed this property |
Dear friend, thank you for your question. As a traveler i try to find accommodation through hotel guide and other ways like AirBNB. For a family with small children finding an apartment in Paris via AirBNB i think is a good... More