When summer is coming to Paris, barges are a must! Yes, is there anything nicer than relaxing in the sun, on a terrace that makes you want to sail away? A sea breath blows on the Seine and its canals, while we enjoy a nice lunch, an afternoon break or a very refreshing aperitif!
So, if you want to hoist the mansail and glide over the water, here are our favorite spots to chill on summer days. And I promise you, we're not leading you up the garden path!
Les Maquereaux in Paris: reopening of the iodic terrace by the Parc Rives de Seine
Ready to take a breath of iodic air in Paris? Head to Les Maquereaux to (re)discover its terrace and its breathtaking views of the Ile Saint-Louis.
Rosa Bonheur à l'Ouest is back in Asnières-sur-Seine
Rosa à l'Ouest, the guinguette by Rosa Bonheur, is back for a new summer season in Asnières-sur-Seine. From June 3, 2020, it has reopened its terrace for a wonderful time by the water!
River Café reopens
Famous barge moored in Issy-les-Moulineaux on the Seine River Café got a makeover. Renovated and entirely redecorated, the spot becomes cozy and lit. with its new menu full of freshness, you’ll love to spend some time there, facing the fireplace or comfortably seated on the terrace.
Polpo, the seafood brasserie by the Seine
Polpo is this ultra-trendy barge like a seafood brasserie that moored by the Seine in Levallois-Perret. A spot that looks like the Croisette and covering 600-sqm with a wonderful view on the Île de la Jatte.
Unusual outing: we tried a license-free boat in Paris
Did you know? In Paris, you can rent a license-free boat by the hour to sail on the Bassin de la Villette. That’s an original idea to make the best of the French capital!