Direction
Locaboat Holidays
Quai du Port au Bois
Joigny, FR 89300
 
  joigny@locaboat.com
T: + 33 (0) 3 86 62 06 14
F: + 33 (0) 3 86 62 69 74
G: N 47°58’52.27 E 03°23’26.60

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:

 

Parking:

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

 

Car hire:

  • Avis (Auxerre, 28 km) Tel.: 03 86 46 83 47
  • Europcar (Joigny) Tel.: 03 86 62 40 30
  • Hertz (Auxerre, 28 km) Tel.: 03 86 46 57 30

 

Taxi :

  • REUILLER Taxi +33 (0) 6 08 58 65 00
  • Taxis Aumeilus : +33 (0)6 07 23 87 91
    email : taxisaumeilus@gmail.com
  • Taxi S.M.J. : +33 (0)6 79 61 50 32
  • Taxi KS : +33 (0)6 50 64 25 30

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

 

Restaurants :

  • Côte Saint-Jacques ****
    tel.: 03 86 62 09 70 – Fax: 03 86 91 49 70
  • Le Rive Gauche ***
    tel.: 03 86 91 46 66 – Fax: 03 86 91 46 93
  • Le Paris-Nice tel.: 03 86 62 06 72
  • L’Auberge du Moulin (Chamvres, 2 km)
    tel.: 03 86 91 00 63
  • Fontaine aux Muses (La Celle-St-Cyr, 8 km) tel.: 03 86 73 40 22

 

Bed & Breakfast :

Shops :

  • at Joigny: all shops, closed on sunday afternoon.

 

Markets :

  • at Joigny on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Coq au vin, gougères (special pastry with cheese), snails, ham ‘à la chablisienne’, andouillette from Chablis
Local drinks:
White wines from Chablis, red wines from Irancy and Coulanges, Crémant from Bailly.
To see :

  • Old quarter (houses of the Pilori), the Tree of Jessé, pedestrian alleyways, Espace Jean de Joigny (cultural centre).
Fishing :fishing licence obligatory: on sale at the tourist office
Tourist office :

Activities :

Locaboat operates in conjunction with Grapes & Corks to bring you selected heritage, wine and gastronomy-based activities that will turn your holiday into something special. For further information or to make a booking, call them on +33 (0)613 593 175 or info@grapesandcorks.com.

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Information on the waterways
Waterways :
The locks on the Yonne (direction Auxerre), Canal de Bourgogne and Canal du Nivernais are open daily from 9am to 12 pm (or 12.30 pm) and from 1 pm (or 1.30 pm) to 7 pm. On the Yonne direction Paris and on the Canal de Briare, the locks are open daily from 9am to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 6 pm.The locks are closed on 1st May, 14th July opened on the 14th of july on Canal du Nivernais), on the Yonne and the Canal de Briare also on 1st November. There are lock keepers on most of the locks. On the Yonne, the locks are mechanical, on the Canal du Nivernais and the Canal de Bourgogne are manual locks.