Loing Canal

Le Canal de Loing

The waterway connects le Canal de Briare to la Seine.

Navigation on the Loing Canal starts at Buges and ends at Saint-Mammès.

Construction began in 1719 and ended in 1723.

The Loing Canal is 49.5 kilometres long (30.76 miles) with a total of 49.5 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 19 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 2.61 kilometres (1.62 miles).

From Buges to Saint-Mammès

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 3.5 metres (9′ 10″ ft).

General lock size

There are "Freycinet" lock types.
Lock length 39 metres (127′ 11″ ft)
Lock width 5.2 metres (16′ 5″ ft)

Barges cruising on this waterway

Name Itinerary Passengers
Adagio Nemours to Chatillon-sur-Loire 8 View the itinerary

Self-drive boats cruising on this waterway

Fleet Cruise route
Locaboat The Nivernais canal & River Yonne View the Locaboat boats
Nicols Loire & Briare canals View the Nicols boats
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