The canals of the Nivernais region are simply beautiful. The Nivernais canal connects the Loire basin to that of the Seine while winding its way through the Morvan regional national park. Steeped in history, the canal, built at the end of the 18th century, was used to transport timber from the Morvan to Paris. The Loire canal is equally beautiful and takes you into the heart of the Sancerre vineyards. To the south, the Canal du centre takes you into the Charolais region. This canal connnects the Loire and Saone rivers taking you through the Chalonnaises vineyards..

  • Chatillon en Bazois - Corbigny and return
    54kms, 76 locks, 21 hours cruising
  • Chatillon en Bazois - Decize and return
    106kms, 44 locks, 21 hours cruising
  • Chatillon en Bazois - Clamecy and return
    126kms, 116 locks, 36 hours cruising
  • Chatillon en Bazois - Nevers and return
    176km, 60 locks, 35 hours cruising
  • Chatillon en Bazois - Digoin
    117km, 38 locks, 27 hours cruising
  • Chatillon en Bazois- Coulanges sur Yonne
    72km, 62 locks, 26 hours cruising
  • Digoin - Briennon and return
    86kms, 16 locks, 19 hours
  • Digoin - Roanne - Digoin- Paray le Monial and return
    140kms, 28 locks, 32 hours cruising
  • Digoin - Ecuisses and return
    128kms, 62 locks, 32 hours cruising
  • Digoin - Louhans and return
    384kms, 132 locks, 69 hours cruising ie 2 weeks minimum

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Self-drive boats : Canal du Nivernais

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