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The Nivernais Canal


Discover the Canal du Nivernais and diversity of its landscapes. By boat or by bicycle, vary the pleasures for unforgettable memories!


The Canal du Nivernais was built between the 18th and the 19th century. It’s in the 1980s that the Canal du Nivernais develops a growing tourist sector, it is now the 2nd French canal in level of attendance.

By bike

The véloroute of the Canal du Nivernais is a paradise for cyclist, make it great for families.
Have a break and discover things in your own time villages which line the canal.

On a boat

Burgundy has many river and canals. It is the ideal destination for the river navigation.
Each break is an opportunity to enjoy the wealth of the territory, local gastronomy and to discuss with the lock keepers who will have pleasure to share with you their good addresses (restaurants, activities…).