The cruise the island of the impressionists aboard the Poseidon
The crew offers an exciting cultural tour along the water, meeting the guinguette
Before being the capital of modernity, Paris was first known for its poetic atmosphere, which brought back the greatest artists in the world. Cultural crossroads unmistakable through time, the past footprint is still visitable and even palpable in 2018. Welcome to Poseidon. On horseback between two eras, the crew offers an exciting cultural tour along the water, meeting the guinguettes and impressionists. The guinguettes, these places of celebration of past Sundays, eternal sources of inspiration for the great painters of the 19th century, have been preserved for our greatest happiness. The cruise offers more than a visit and for those who wish to rely on a stay, beautiful small comfortable cabins to accommodate peaceful nights on the Seine. You will embark on the island of La Citee, historic boarding of the cafes, and while quietly following the descent of the Seine, you can admire all Paris, from east to west, passing first by the Statue of Liberty and André Citroën Park.
It is from there that the various islands will make their parade: St Germain Island, Seguin Island, Puteaux Island and Jatte Island, where Van Gogh, Sisley and Monet wandered weekly. With a little imgination add flannel umbrellas and lacy petticoats and you will be immersed in the mythetic Paris. At the end of the route, you will pass around Île Saint Denis where several popular cafés await the customers who have left the trains of freshly built lines in Paris. It's not over for the islands. St Martin and Fleurie will wait for you wisely, to finally dock on the island of Chatou. This is where the restaurant la Fournaise ("boater's lunch" of Renoir) will be waiting for you with local dishes as gourmet as taste. After the meal, the return will be in song, on the boat, in a merry. So do not hesitate, for a dip in the nineteenth century, Poseidon awaits you. The cruise is free for children under 4 years old.