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Boat Tours l’Eau’dyssée

image1Visiting Chalons-en-Champagne nicknamed the “Sparkling Venice”, is primarily enjoying its numerous waterways. No worries, you will not get seasick!

The unavoidable boat ride will take you in the historical heart and in the maze of the city. A unique guided tour by our local pilots sometimes accompanied by their personal assistants, the majestic white swans.



Let’s go towards the Tourist Office! Ticket in hand, embark! From this point, the pilot takes care of everything. Set the sails ! Ropes away !

You will immediately be immersed into another world by entering the gallery that covers the Lochet street: projections on the vaults, a sound atmosphere, enjoy a real light and sound show on the water!


Then, going out, a surprising and subtle mixture of greenery, typical Champagne architecture, and bridges appear to your eyes. The pilot will deliver many of Châlons-en-Champagne secrets. The architectural treasures such as the « Château du Marché », the St. Mary Convent or the church Notre-Dame-en-Vaux appear to their best.


 2021, a season like no other!

plan-balades-en-barque-2020A modified route: Due to the collapse of a wall in the canal Mau, the route is modified.  Boarding takes place on the Quai des Arts’ pier in front of the Tourist Office, while disembarking will be in the Petit Jard, near the Circus (you can click on the map to see the full itinerary). We recommend that you park your vehicle near the Jards (gardens).

Adapted prices: The tour is only partial, despite an equivalent duration (45 minutes long), the price of the ride is reduced: 9€ instead of 11€ for adults ; 4,5€ instead of 5€ for children.

Sanitary measures to protect you: 11 passengers maximum per boat (instead of 12 usually), wearing a mask is compulsory except for children below 10 years old.


  • From may 30th to september 5th : departures every day
  • September, october and december : departures every weekends



Wake Up Châlons ! Discover another Sparkling Venice…