River trading along the Seine down the centuries
Explore the history of river trading on the Seine, going on a guided tour led by experts at the two boats-cum-museums here. Aboard Le Fauvette, a river tug listed as an historic monument, appreciate how life was when it served as a working vessel, seeing inside the wheelhouse, the engine room and the accommodation. The barge, Le Midway, retraces the history of the Seine and different navigational techniques used along it through time. The river’s working locks and dams and its oldest engine-driven vessels, including steam boats, are all covered.