le Canal du Rhône à Sète

Rhône-Sète canal

Le Canal du Rhône à Sète

The waterway connects le Rhône to le Canal du Midi.

Navigation on the Rhône-Sète canal starts at Beaucaire and ends at Sète.

Construction began in 1773 and ended in 1828.

The Rhône-Sète canal is 98 kilometres long (60.89 miles) with a total of 98 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 1 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 98 kilometres (60.89 miles).

The highest altitude of the Rhône-Sète canal is 5 metres (16′ 5″ ft) above sea level.

From Beaucaire to Sète

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.1 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

There is one lock in this section.

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 80 metres (262′ 6″ ft)
Lock width 12 metres (39′ 4″ ft)

Barges cruising on this waterway

Name Itinerary Passengers
Mam Goz From Provence to the Mediterranean Sea 6 View the itinerary

Self-drive boats cruising on this waterway

Fleet Cruise route
Le Boat The Canal du Midi View the Le Boat boats
Locaboat The Midi & the Camargue View the Locaboat boats
Nicols Camargue View the Nicols boats
Nicols Midi Canal View the Nicols boats
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