Direction
Locaboat Holidays
Gare d’Eau des Prés Gris
Briare, FR 45250
 
  briare@locaboat.com
T: +33 (0)2 38 29 13 14
F: +33 (0)2 38 31 21 01
G: N 47°38’29.2″ E 2°43’56.5″

Starting out formalities & boarding
Starting out formalities:
departure days between 1 and 6 pm.
Boarding :
As soon as the boat is ready.
On site:
WC and shower opened during the departure days.

How to get to the base
Access:

 

Parking:

  • enclosed, not guarded: € 35/week
  • public parking, not enclosed, not guarded: (free).

 

Car hire:

  • Avis (Poilly Lez Gien, 13 km) tel.: 02 38 67 02 13
  • Europcar (Gien, 11 km) tel.: 02 38 38 03 45

 

Taxi :

  • Marie-Jo tel.: 02 38 31 56 80, mobile: 06 07 08 67 43
  • Taxi Creimer, tel. 06 08 18 80 67
  • Taxi Rosemonde, tel.: 06 08 21 37 59
  • Taxi Mario tel: 06 07 08 67 43

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

 

Restaurants :

 

Shops :

  • Closed on Sunday afternoons
Markets :

  • Friday morning
Bed & Breakfast and gites ruraux:
Au Clos des Hirondelles tel.: 02 34 04 10 44

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Le Cloadius (caramel candy with liquor), goat cheese.
Local drinks:
Côteaux du Giennois (sold at the base).
To see :

Fishing :
Fishing card available in the tabac-presse at the “Place de la République”
Tourist office :

  • 1, place Charles de Gaulle, tel.: 02 38 31 24 51 Fax: 02 38 37 15 16
 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
On the Canal du Loing, Canal latéral à la Loire and the Canal de Briare, the locks are open daily from 9 am to 12 pm and from 1 – 7 pm Closed on 1st May  and 1st November