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Locaboat Holidays
Canaveras
Valence-sur-Baïse, FR 32310 
  agen@locaboat.com
T: +33 (0) 5 53 66 00 74
F: +33 (0) 5 53 66 74 90
G: N 43°52’50.387 E 00°22’46.614

Starting out formalities & boarding
Starting out formalities:
departure days between 2 and 6 pm. please indicate your arrival time.
Boarding :
As soon as the boat is ready.
On site:
WC/shower during the opening hours of the base.

How to get to the base
Access:

 

Parking:  only not enclosed and not guarded parkings for free
Car hire:

  • Avis (Auch, 33 km) tel.: 05 52 05 71 31
  • Europcar (Agen, 50 km) tel.: 05 53 47 37 40
  • Hertz (Agen, 50 km) tel.: 05 53 96 13 77

 

Taxi :

  • Taxi trans agen, Tel.: 06 75 12 58 38
  • Taxi Gers Armagnac Tel.: 05 62 28 22 11 (+ minibus)

 

Hotels, restaurants and shopping facilities on site
Hotels :

 

Restaurants :

  • La Barge: tél: 05 62 28 88 4
  • Le Massalet, tél. : 05 62 28 97 4
  • La table d’Emma,tél: 05 62 28 89 44
  • La vie est belle, tél: 06 13 66 09 45
  • La ferme de Flaran, tél. 05 62 29 39 83
Shops :

  • Condom, 8 km: closed on Sunday afternoon & Monday.
  • Valence-sur-Baise (Carrefour Market & bakery): closed on Sunday afternoon
Markets :

  • in Valence-sur-Baïse on Wednesday
Bed & Breakfast and gites ruraux:

Touristic Information
Gastronomic specialities:
Foie gras, magret, confit, tourin à l’ail (on the place of the village, every Friday in the Summer)
Local drinks:
Wines, Pousse Rapière, Armagnac (château de Cassaigne), Floc de Gascogne, Pacherenc.
To see :

  • The Abbey in Flaran, Monluc castle, Cassaigne castle, Buscat castle, the Armagnacs road
Fishing :A Fishing license can be purchased in Condom
Tourist office :

 

Information on the waterways
Waterways :
On the river Baïse , the locks are automatic and work with an electronic smart card (already on board). They are open everyday from 9 am to 6 or 7 pm.
Canal Latéral à la Garonne: the locks are automatic and have to be activated by the crew members. They are open from 9 am to 6 pm in low season and from 9 am to 7 pm in high season. Last lock passage 20 minutes before closing time. The locks are closed on the 1st of May
Please note that you can’t cruise downstream Lot from our south western departure bases. During the spring and at the end of October: risk of flooding on the Baïse, though not on the canal. Please contact your reservation office 48 hours before departure for further information. During the season, there is a risk of low water level.