Direction
Locaboat Holidays
Port de Plaisance de Scey-sur-Saône
Chassey les Scey, FR 70360
 
  scey-sur-saone@locaboat.com
T: + 33 (0) 3 84 68 88 80
F: + 33 (0) 3 84 68 88 81
G: N 47° 39′ 8.78″ – E 5° 58′ 27.05″

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, picnic area, free WiFi for Locaboat clients (ask at the harbour office for the access code)

How to get to the base
Access:

  • From the West: A36 – E60 exit 4 Besançon Saint-Claude, then follow N57 + D13 + D59 + D3 (65 km)
    From the East: A36 – E60 exit 11 Héricourt, then follow N19 – E54 (80 km), then D23 direction Scey-sur-Saône (5 km)
    From the North: A31 – E21 exit 7 Vésoul, then follow N19 – E54 + D3 (68 km)
  • Vesoul regional station (21 km)
  • airport Basel-Mulhouse (150 km)

 

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

  • Avis (Vesoul, 20 km) tel.: 03 84 76 18 48
  • Europcar (Vesoul, 20 km) tel.: 03 84 75 64 22
  • Hertz (Besançon, 53 km) tel.: 03 81 41 99 29

 

Taxi :

  • Société Vésulienne de Taxis
    tel.: 03 84 68 61 62 or 06 07 68 54 76

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

  • Hôtel du Balcon (Combeaufontaine, 8km)
    tel.: 03 84 92 11 13 – Fax: 03 84 92 15 89

 

Restaurants :

  • du Chanois tel.: 03 84 68 86 75
  • des Deux Ports tel.: 03 84 92 76 14
  • du Balcon (Combeaufontaine, 8km)
    tel.: 03 84 92 11 13
  • La Pomme d’Or (Port sur saône, 7 km)
    tel.: 03 84 91 52 66
  • Le château de Vauchoux*** (Vauchoux, 5 km)
    tel.: 03 84 91 54 37 (reservation required)
  • Le château de Rigny (Rigny, 40 km)
    tel.: 03 84 65 25 01 (reservation required)

 

Shops :

  • in Scey-sur-Saône closed Sunday afternoon.
Markets :

  • in Vesoul (20 km) Thursday and Saturday mornings.

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Rillettes comtoises (pork speciality), Pochouse (fish stew), Cancoillotte (cheese), Comté cheese, Griottines de Fougerolles (dessert), honey
Local drinks:
Wines from Champlitte, Charcenne and Jura, water from Contrexéville and Vittel.
To see :

  • Old houses, XVIII century church, fountains and wash houses, calvaires, Costume museum, The glassblowers of Passavant la Rochère, the tunnel at Saint Albin.
Fishing :Fishing licence on sale at the tourist office at Scey-sur-Saône. Zander, pike, catfish, trout.
Tourist office :

  • in Vesoul (20 km)
    tel.: 03 84 97 10 85 – Fax 03 84 97 10 84
  • in Scey-sur-Saône
    tel.: 03 84 68 89 04
    (fishing licences on sale)
 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
Petite Saône (between Corre and St. Symphorien): Automatic Locks (with lock keeper in the season) open 9 am to 12.30 pm and 1.30-7 pm, closed on 1st May and 1st November.
Canal des Vosges: Automatic locks, open 9am-7pm, closed on 1st May and 1st November. From Fontenoy manual locks with lock keeper.
On the Saône it is obligatory to wear life jackets when passing the big locks.