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Locaboat Holidays
Port de la Vauvelle – La Chaise
Corbigny, FR 58800
 
  corbigny@locaboat.com
T: +33 (0) 3 86 20 07 29
F: +33 (0) 3 86 20 10 71
G: N 47°13’30.853 E 3°40’15.957

Starting out formalities & boarding
Starting out formalities:
departure days between 2 and 6 pm.
Boarding :
As soon as the boat is ready.
On site:
WC and shower according to the opening hours of the base.

How to get to the base
Access:

  • from the west: A6 – E15 – E60 exit 19 Auxerre Nord, then follow N6, N151 and D985 (81 km) | from the east A6 – E15 – E60 exit 22 Avallon, then follow N6, D957 and D958 (52 km)
    Leave Corbigny (the base is located 4 km from the village) direction Nevers on D958 (Route de St. Saulge), in front of the bridge over the canal, turn left direction La Chaise, then drive parallel to the canal.
  • Clamecy regional station (30 km)
  • Airport Paris Orly (249 km) | Airport Paris Charles-de-Gaulle (291 km)

 

Parking:enclosed, not guarded : € 35/ week.
Car hire:

  • Avis (Nevers, 57 km) tel.: 03 86 57 51 03
  • Europcar (Avallon, 43 km) tel.: 03 86 34 39 36
  • Hertz (Avallon, 43 km) tel.: 03 86 34 25 00

 

Taxi :

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

 

Restaurants :

 

Shops :

  • at Corbigny closed on Sunday
Markets :

  • Corbigny: on Friday mornings. Fair every second Tuesday of the month.

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Croquettes de Corbigny, almond based cake
Local drinks:
Wines of Tannay (Pinot noir, Melon, Gamay, Chardonnay)
To see :
Old town, Bénédictine Abbey at Saint Léonard, Tannery Island, Madeleine Tower (XVth century), Island Tower (XIIth century)
Fishing :
Fishing licence obligatory: on sale at Letellier Patrick Peugeot Cycle et Accessoires, 23 rue des Forges, Corbigny, open Tuesday – Saturday 8-12am, 2-7 pm.
Whitebait, pike, zander, perch, eel
Tourist office :

 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
On the Canal du Nivernais and Canal latéral à la Loire the locks are manual with lock keeper. They are open daily from 9am to 12pm and from 1-7pm. Closed on 1st May and 14th July (Canal du nivernais opened on the 14th of july). On the Canal du Nivernais, the boats are accompanied by a lock keeper for several locks (from March to June and in September and October). In July and August, there is a lock keeper at each lock.