The Mayenne


The Mayenne is 203 kilometres long (126.14 miles) with a total of 135 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 45 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 3 kilometres (1.86 miles).

The highest point on the Mayenne is 344 metres (1128′ 7″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 17 metres (55′ 9″ ft) above sea level.

The water draft is 1.4 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 2.1 metres (6′ 7″ ft).

General lock size

There are "Becquey" lock types.
Lock length 31 metres (101′ 8″ ft)
Lock width 5.2 metres (16′ 5″ ft)

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Self-drive boats cruising on this waterway

Fleet Cruise route
Nicols Anjou View the Nicols boats
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