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France's oldest working canal was opened in 1794. It flows southeast to the...

France's oldest working canal was opened in 1794. It flows southeast to the river Saone.

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LeBoat - Burgundy - Canal du Centre and Canal de Bourgogne

We rented a boat from LeBoat in St Jean de Losne - out and back. The day before our arrival, due to all of the rains in France in early June, the changed our itinerary which was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2016
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We rented a boat from LeBoat in St Jean de Losne - out and back. The day before our arrival, due to all of the rains in France in early June, the changed our itinerary which was a bit off putting, but ended up being better in the end. As for the Le Boat experience it was actually really fun.... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We cruised the Canal du Centre in a little penichette for two weeks from St Leger sur Dheune to Macon and it was the adventure of a lifetime. We had no boating experience and yet we managed the numerous locks, the gorgeous canals and even the River Saone. The villages and towns along the canals - Santenay, Chagny, Fragnes, Chalon... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

We were staying in Chagny after finishing a long walking tour through Burgundy and having a day's rest when we discovered the Canal du Centre which joins the Rivers Loire and Saone. There is a cycle/walking track along the side of the canal and one could walk many kilometres if one had the time. We walked about 5kms towards Chalons,... More 

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