Montech Canal

Le Canal de Montech

The waterway connects le Canal latéral à la Garonne to le Tarn.

Navigation on the Montech Canal starts at Montech and ends at Montauban.

Construction began in 1838 and ended in 1844.

The Montech Canal is 11 kilometres long (6.84 miles) with a total of 11 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 10 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 1.1 kilometres (0.68 miles).

The highest point on the Montech Canal is 106 metres (347′ 9″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 84 metres (275′ 7″ ft) above sea level.

From Montech to Montauban

The water draft is 1.6 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 3.7 metres (9′ 10″ ft).

General lock size

There are "Small" lock types.
Lock length 29 metres (95′ 2″ ft)
Lock width 6 metres (19′ 8″ ft)

Barges cruising on this waterway

Name Itinerary Passengers
Rosa Gascony: Montauban to Boé 8 View the itinerary

Self-drive boats cruising on this waterway

Fleet Cruise route
Nicols Aquitaine View the Nicols boats
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