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Paris 2-Hour Private Walking Tour Including Marais
"Once you meet your guide at a designated meeting point you can get ready for two hours of culture and history. On your walk you will stop at palaces art galleries trendy boutiques bistros and elegant tearooms but also learn that the quarter is full of contradictions by showcasing the horrors of the Holocaust in the Museum of Judaism
From EUR33.00
 
Paris Off-the-Beaten-Track Mercedes 280SE Tour
"You are already familiar with the most emblematic monuments of Paris and wish to explore the lesser known parts of the Capital? Your driver will tell you the history and cultural heritage of some out of the ordinary monuments. All the tour is c Notre Dame de Paris Saint-Germain des près Arènes de Lutèce Jardin des plantes Grande mosquée de Paris Manufacture des Gobelins
From EUR129.00
 
Paris Express City Tour
"Places you can see include: Place de l'Opera Place de la Concorde Champs-Elysees Arc de Triumph Place du Trocadero Eiffel Tower (photo stop) Invalides
From EUR21.00

Canal Saint Martin Tips (18)

Leafy ribbon through the north east

The Canal Saint Martin slices through the north eastern section of Paris, connecting the Seine with canal systems further to the north. Its southern end is alongside the Boulevard de la Bastille,...
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tiabunna
Jun 17, 2006

Bike, Walk, or Barge Along Canal Saint-Martin

This is very lovely especially in the spring when the trees are in full leaf. There are steel bridges which cross the canal and places to sit along side it. You can find some cute shops and...
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ForestqueenNYC
Apr 23, 2007

From place de la Republique to La Villette

An excellent walk through Northeastern Paris, just follow the canal. Perhaps if you are lucky there will be a canauxrama cruise boat going by and you'll be able to see all the locks and moving...
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aemilys
Jan 04, 2006

Canal St. Martin. 10th.

One of the pleasant walks in Paris, especially at the weekend when you're not stifled or agressed by the pollution of the traffic, as the canal does follow a very busy thoroughfare. The quai de Valmy...
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pfsmalo
Apr 12, 2009

Enjoy the vibey ambience of Canal St Martin

Canal Saint-Martin is a 4.5 km long canal in the eastern suburbs of central Paris that links Canal de l'Ourcq to the Seine. It was constructed in the early 19th century by order of Napoleon (the one...
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CatherineReichardt
Oct 09, 2011

Canal St Martin

The canal makes for a quite nice walk if you want to see something different. There are a couple of bars to get a drink in and on sunny Sundays there is often street entertainment a long with loads of...
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gaston_febus
Nov 29, 2003

Quiet Canal Saint-Martin

The canal dates from 1825. Barge traffic has almost disappeared, but the canal is still a very pleasant location for a stroll (it is about 2 miles long). The canal narrowly escaped being turned into a...
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calcaf38
Dec 13, 2008

Meet La Grisette!

La Grisette is a charming sculpture in Jardin Jules Ferry, which is one of the string of parks which overlie the tunnel linking Canal St Martin with Place de la Bastille.If the poodle hairdo and...
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CatherineReichardt
Jun 07, 2013

Canal St Martin

Easy, romantic and comfortable half-day, covering just 4.5 km (3 miles). There are two boat-providers: canauxrama (with modern, plush boats) go from the Arsenal (09.45 and 14.30); pariscanal leave...
frenchderek
Aug 13, 2008

Learn how to operate a canal lock!

There are a series of five locks (about one a kilometre) along the Canal St Martin, which were built to allow barges to negotiate the height difference between Canal de l'Ourcq in the north and the...
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CatherineReichardt
Oct 07, 2011

The laid back atmosphere of Bassin de l'Arsenal

Paris Arsenal - also known as Bassin de l'Arsenal - is a port at the southern end of Place de la Bastille which links Canal St Martin to the canal to the Seine. Originally designed as a commercial...
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CatherineReichardt
Jun 07, 2013

sail the canal St Martin

I haven't done it yet, but I've thought of doing it for years.you may see Paris far from the polluted streetsThere's also a restaurant on the bank of the canal, and a nice walk to do along the canal...
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jakiline
May 17, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Canal Saint Martin

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Place de la Bastille

There is a persistent urban legend about American tourists going to the Place de la Bastille and feeling cheated when they discover that the Bastille Fortress isn’t even there any more. Perhaps this...
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Opéra Bastille - Opéra National de Paris

The Opéra Bastille was build as a replacement for the Opéra Garnier. In 1982 the French president François Mitterrand decided that a second opera house had to be build. Architect Carlos Ott was...
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Maison de Victor Hugo

All you loyal readers of my Bacharach page (thanks again to both of you) will recall that in 1840 the great French novelist Victor Hugo, author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, spent...
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Pont de la Tournelle

the Pont De La Tournelle is again one of the 37 Bridges along the Seine in the Paris Area and this bridge lies after the Île de la Cité of which this bridge is the last to be seen if you go on a...
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Jardin des Plantes - Botanical Garden

This large botanical garden was founded by King Louis XIII as the Royal Garden of Medicinal Plants in 1635. Unlike most royal gardens it was opened to the public as early as 1640. Most parts of the...
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Place des Vosges

Place des Vosges in the Marias area is quite a pleasant square to enjoy. Arched, covered walkways line the inside of the buildings (allowing one to stroll even in inclement weather). The green park...
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Getting to Canal Saint Martin

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Bordered by Quai de Valmy & Quai de Jemmapes, 75010 Paris

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