Cruise on the Canal du NivernaisFrom Mailly-le-Château
Les Canalous have set up base at Mailly-le-Château on the banks of the Canal du Nivernais. Our easily accessible base guarantees you an unforgettable trip, far from the stresses of everyday life – a great break from our turbulent times! So treat yourself to a licence-free rental boat and experience this intense journey into the depths of one of the most picturesque terroirs in mainland France….
Licence-free boat rental in Mailly-le-Château for a different kind of tourism
Like at all our waterway bases, we’ll take the necessary time to introduce you to steering your licence-free boat. Before boarding, enjoy the authentic and picturesque charm of the small town of Mailly-le-Château, the main attraction of which is its Eglise Notre Dame. Set the tone for a waterway cruise with nature, relaxation and well-being at the forefront. Take the time to enjoy every lock you go through, and marvel at the tunnels with their amazing vaults. The Canal du Nivernais remains one of the most traditional of all, ensuring that you’ll be able to embrace all the delights of waterway tourism. In Mailly-le-Château, like in several other towns and villages in the region, a nautical base has been developed to allow everyone to enjoy all kinds of water activities, so why not take a family swim before setting off for your other destinations.
Between Auxerre and the Morvan – a wealth of surprises on this cruise
Travel through green, unspoilt nature during this cruise, with countless ideas for breaks and stops. Visit local markets in villages untouched by mass tourism, enjoy walking or cycling along the towpaths… it’s up to you to put together your ideal waterway cruise, to please all the members of your crew. You’ll also be able to connect with the Yonne, which will take you towards Auxerre, giving you the opportunity to lose yourself in the streets of this historic town. Another option when embarking on your licence-free boat from Mailly-le-Château is to use the Canal du Nivernais to access the Burgundy Canal. Why not take it in the direction of the Morvan Regional Nature Park, which alone provides inspiration for countless enchanting and unforgettable days out ?
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suggested itineraries Tested and approved
Set off from Mailly-le-Château and navigate as your desires see fit, or follow our itinerary ideas:
|Aller-retour||54km - 24 locks||10h||Mailly-le-Château > Tannay > Mailly-le-Château|
|Aller-retour||82km - 42 locks||21h||Mailly-le-Château > Tannay > Corbigny > Mailly-le-Château|
|Aller-retour||88km - 44 locks||24h||Mailly-le-Château > Clamecy > Châtel Censoir > Vermenton > Mailly-le-Château|
|Aller-retour||112km - 96 locks||35h||Mailly-le-Château > Tannay > Baye > Mailly-le-Château|
|Aller-simple||72km - 62 locks||26h||Mailly-le-Château > Châtillon en Bazois|
|Aller-retour||150km - 74 locks||38h||Mailly-le-Château > Vermenton > Auxerre > Migennes > Mailly-le-Château|