Fourques sur Garonne

Aquitaine (FPP)

Fourques sur Garonne
Halte Nautique de Pont de Sables

Phone: 0033 (0)5 53 89 16 85       E-mail:

Base manager  
Jean Pierre Szpala

WC and shower according to the opening hours of the base.

Description of the base : in the countryside

Travel information

By motorway
A62 - n°5 Marmande - 3 km

By train
Marmande (7 km)
Agen  (62 km)

By plane
Toulouse - lagnac  (180 km)
Agen La Garenne (59 km)
Bordeaux (80 km)

Car hire
EuropcarMarmande , tel : 0033(0)

Jame Pierre
tel : 0033(0)

Montpouillan .  
tel : 0033(0)

Grocery (50 m) 
Marmande (5 km) 

Guest House: Maoutens Chambres d'Hôtes (1, 7km ) - 05 53 93 16 52


TO SEE: the Hillock of Meilhan sur Garonne , the People of Garonne in Couthures sur Garonne , the Tourist Office of Marmande new generation, the Stained Glass Workshop in Fourques sur Garonne , the Saint Vincent Collegiate and its Rembrandt in Mas d'Agenais.

TO TASTE: foie gras, duck confit, wine from Buzet, prunes from Agen , armagnac .

TO KNOW: from Fontet to Buzet sur Baïse : the most beautiful reaches of the Canal de Garonne with the majestic hundred-year-old plane trees.

MOST IMPORTANT: the old Nérac on the Baïse and the Castle dating from Henri IV.

Navigation on the Baïse

Situated among the green hills, the peaceful Baïse river allows you to discover a multitude of different landscapes. 56km long and possessing 22 locks, the Baïse River, also known as the 'Silver River', is navigable from Buzet to Valence sur Baïse , where the wine cooperative awaits you. A great place to taste some of the famous local wines!

Navigation on the Canal Lateral à la Garonne

Following on from the Canal du Midi, the Canal Lateral à la Garonne achieves the perfect junction between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, while meandering through lands rich in history. Punctuated by 54 locks and several canal bridges, the canal extends 194km . This calm canal will encourage you to peacefully cruise along it aboard your houseboat.