Street art cruise on the Ourcq Canal + outdoor movie theater in la Villette

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For its 15th edition, l'Eté du Canal in partnership with La Villette, invites you to hop on a guided cruise to discover the strong relationship between street-art and the Ourcq canal before joining the lawn of the Parc de la Villette for an outdoor movie projection on the giant screen of La Villette!

  • Location: Canal de l'Ourcq au départ de Paris
  • Duration: 1h30
  • Access by Public Transport: Jaurès (Métro lignes 2, 5, 7bis)
  • Language: French

Street art cruise on the Ourcq Canal + outdoor movie theater in la Villette
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Full of frescoes and anecdotes about the universe of graffiti, the Ourcq canal is a place where street artists from the north-east of Paris and other parts of the world can express themselves freely.

During this 1h30 long guided cruise, Laurent Fouquet, your guide and Fresh Street Art Tour Paris' mediator will introduce you to the art works located between the Bassin de la Villette and Body.

To name a few, as you arrive near the Crimée lift bridge, discover how Marko93 created his work Sarah, the Jaguar charmer, on the side of the barge La Grande Fantaisie, in only five days; In Pantin, the monumental portrait of the Chinese empress Dengju reveals a hidden secret at Chez Agnès, while the relaxed silhouette of Marion Cotillard invites you to relax and enjoy summer; further on, the "wall" of Bobigny has long been the testing ground for graffiti artists; finally, the fresco of Batsh "Regarde-Moi"will not leave you indifferent as you arrive near the Bondy bridge.

Your ticket also includes the rental of a deckchair and a blanket for the Outdoor movie theater.

Places and deckchairs are not booked so we recommend you to go to the Outdoor movie theater as soon as you come back from the cruise. 

Then sit down and enjoy your night and the screening at the Outdoor movie theater of la Villette.

Fresh Street Art Tour Paris is an agency that aims to share its passion with the greatest number of people and to transmit the keys to understand this multifaceted artistic discipline born in the street and which invades galleries today. 

In their company, you'll definitely be impressed and will leave with a head full of colors.

If this cruise left you with wanting to know more about street art don't hesitate to sign up for the street art tour in Montreuil, you can also sign up for the street art tour of the Frigos district in Paris.

Find a street art tour other Parisian districts (French).

Find more about the cruises of L'Eté du Canal.

Check our page dedicated to cruises and nautical activities

This year the Summer festival l'Été du Canal will take place from July 9th to august 14th 2022. For its 15th edition, this outdoor leisure festival reinvents itself to offer you a fun, cultural, sporting and festive summer. L'Été du Canal is a flagship event of the summer in Ile-de-France. Every weekend, it offers a rich program of activities and events at the Bassin de La Villette, on and along the Canal de l'Ourcq and the Canal Saint-Denis.

This cruise is part of the bicentenary of the Ourcq Canal.


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