The Cher

Le Cher

The source is Mérinchal and the mouth is Loire.

Navigation on the Cher starts at Montrichard-Val-de-Cher and ends at Larçay.

The Cher is 365.00 kilometres long (226.80 miles) with a total of 34.00 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 15 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 2.27 kilometres (1.41 miles).

The highest point on the Cher is 714.00 metres (2342′ 6″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 38.00 metres (124′ 8″ ft) above sea level.

From Montrichard-Val-de-Cher to Larçay

The water draft is 1.20 metres (3′ 11″ ft) and the air draft is 2.60 metres (8′ 6″ ft).

Montrichard-Val-de-Cher to Larçay

There are "Becquey" lock types.
Lock length 35.00 metres (114′ 10″ ft)
Lock width 5.20 metres (17′ 1″ ft)

Barges cruising on the Cher

Name Itinerary Passengers
Nymphea Moulin-de-Nitray on the Loire 6 View the itinerary

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