Paris along the river Seine

HAROPA-Ports of Paris: #1 world port for river tourism

With 7.5 million passengers carried in 2013, HAROPA-Ports of Paris is, in the tourism sector, the number one inland port in the world. More people go to the river Seine than to the Eiffel Tower (6.7 million visitors). The Paris region (’Ile-de-France’): a tourist and leisure area propitious to river discovery.


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The rivers Seine, Marne, Oise and Loing account for more than 700 km of navigable waterways in the Paris region. HAROPA-Ports of Paris and VNF have built river tourism infrastructure with 68 calls for passenger boats to which can be added 11 calls on the canal of the Ourcq, Saint Martin and Saint Denis canals.

  • Seine Aval (downstream): 21 calls (including 1 under project)
  • Oise: 5 calls
  • Paris canals: 11 calls
  • ‘Bief’ of Paris (water surface area: 22 calls
  • Marne: 7 calls (including 1 under project)
  • Seine Amont (Upstream): 8 calls
  • Loing: 3 calls

The offer by HAROPA-Ports of Paris

Out of the 68 calls, HAROPA-Ports of Paris provides a network of 34 public calls including 22 located in the centre of the Paris water surface area (‘bief’ of Paris).  

These calls managed in shared time make it possible for numerous companies of passenger transport to develop their services from different sites through Paris and the Paris region.   

Call reservation

You have a passenger boat and you wish to organise a tour or a private event in the heart of Paris? Reserve a call and embark your passengers at the foot of the Eiffel tower or very close to Notre-Dame for an unforgettable touring cruise through Paris!

Each use of call must be subject to previous application placed to the call department of the Paris Seine Agency.

Useful contacts:

HAROPA-Ports de Paris – Agence Paris Seine (Paris Seine Agency)
Phone: +33 (0)1 55 42 73 12/17
Fax: +33 (0)1 45 85 20 53
Working hours: from Monday to Friday from 10h00 a.m. to 12h00 and from 2h00 p.m. to 4h00 p.m.