River Seine (Haute) (Route Bourbonnais) : Cruising in Detail
Information about the 48km of wide – and busy – Haute-Seine (Upper Seine) waterway, from Paris (PK170 at the Isle de la Cite) to the junction with the Canal de Loing at Saint-Mammes. There are 7 large ecluses (locks).
See also general notes (foot of page). Basic Information
Approximate minimum depth 2.20m, headroom 5.20m, width 11m.
VNF sub-division contact telephone number (Melun) 01 64 83 50 00
PK170 Central Paris
Eastwards beyond the Paris Arsenal port de plaisance one encounters a wide river busy with commercial traffic, the Bibliotheque Mitterand and then, at Charenton (after 5km) the divergence between the River Seine and the River Marne.
Commercial traffic diverts to the left (south) of the island, plaisanciers may find quiet moorings to the right (north) PdP 01 64 37 00 21 – has recently (2010) been renewed.
Port de Plaisance06 08 57 10 95 by the lock. Railway stations in the town with good connections to Paris.
Halte – water and electricity 01 64 69 54 69
PdP 01 64 38 31 02 or 06 11 07 70 49 west bank
PK81 St Mammes
Port de Plaisance on the River Seine, at the junction with the Canal du Loing 01 60 74 44 00 water and electricity.