The trendy side of Paris; welcome to the Canal Saint-Martin
Published on In Visit Paris
A poetic artery of the capital flowing between the Place de la République and the Gare de l'Est, the Canal Saint-Martin, in the 10th arrondissement, is the haunt of creatives, artists and trendy Parisians. Take a walk along its banks and soak up the friendly, intriguing atmosphere of this picturesque waterway. For magical moments, the Hotel Les Deux Girafes recommends a picnic or a summer evening on the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin.
Designer shops and passionate artisans
A unique blend of the art of living and beauty, the Canal Saint-Martin also offers a wealth of interesting shops. These include original designer boutiques and the stores of fine artisans who create delicious pastries, as well as merchants offering great wines and meats to die for. During your stroll you’ll certainly be tempted by what the Canal Saint-Martin district offers, so why not succumb to the allure of stylish clothes, handcrafted jewellery and gourmet croissants with almonds?
The Canal Saint-Martin, the best spot for a drink in the open air
As the day draws to a close a cheerful and friendly crowd settles quietly along the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin, with drinks in their hands and smiles on their faces. To enjoy the experience like a true Parisian, order a take-away cocktail from one of the many cafes that line the banks, and get comfortable on the quay. Enjoy the sweetness of a summer evening on the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin!
For your Parisian getaway, you’ll want to book a room in the hotel that best suits your tastes. The Hôtel les Deux Girafes, located just a few minutes’ walk from the Canal Saint-Martin, offers a cosy, trendy and comfortable setting. The ideal place for a truly memorable summer holiday!