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Dompierre sur Besbre

Burgundy Loire (Penichette)

Locaboat Dompierre base
Le Port
F-03290 Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Starting out formalities
departure days between 2 and 6 pm.

Boarding
as soon as the boat is ready.

Travel information

by motorway
N 79 - E 62 Dompierre-sur-Besbre exit
Michelin map n° 65, www.viamichelin.com
I.G.N. map n° 108, www.ign.fr
Green Guide Michelin Auvergne et Bourgogne

by rail
Dompierre-Sept-Fons regional station (3 km)
TGV Le Creusot-Montchanin station (87 km), www.sncf.fr

by plane:
Lyon-St-Exupery airport (196 km), www.lyon.aeroport.fr

Parking
under cover, not guarded, 42 € / week

Car hire
Avis: Moulins (37 km) tel .: 04 70 46 58 24, www.avis.com
Europcar : Moulins (37 km) tel .: 04 70 46 60 66, www.europcar.com
Hertz: Moulins (37 km) tel .: 04 70 44 38 92, www.hertz.com

Hotels
Auberge de l’Olive tel .: 04 70 34 51 87 - Fax : 04 70 34 61 68
La Roseraie tel .: 04 70 48 01 30
la Paix tel .: 04 70 48 00 44
la Marine tel .: 04 70 34 53 69
Manoir de Sornat (Bourbon Lancy 12 km) tel .: 03 85 89 17 39 - Fax: 03 85 89 29 47

Bed and breakfast
Booking office tel .: 04 70 46 81 50 - Fax: 04 70 46 00 22

Restaurants
Auberge de l’Olive tel .: 04 70 34 51 87
la Roseraie tel .: 04 70 48 01 30
la Paix tel .: 04 70 48 00 44
Manoir de Sornat (Bourbon Lancy 12 km) tel .: 03 85 89 17 39 - Fax: 03 85 89 29 47

Banks
at Dompierre closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Post office
at Dompierre closed on Saturday afternoons and Sundays.

Shops
at Dompierre closed on Sunday afternoons.

Markets
at Dompierre on Saturday mornings.

Taxis
Taxi Duroutoy Nadine tel.: 04 70 34 58 43
Taxi Charmet tel.: 04 70 47 04 79
Taxi Duroutoy André tel.: 04 70 43 89 34
Taxi Christine tel.: 06 85 75 63 14

Tourist office
at Dompierre tel.: 04 70 34 61 31 - Fax : 04 70 34 63 24

Locks
The Canal latéral à la Loire and Canal du Nivernais are open daily from 9 to 12am and from 1 to 7pm. Most of them are manual with lock keepers. Closed on the 1st of May and 01.11. The Canal de Roanne à Digoin is open daily 9-12am, 1-6pm.

Locally
WC / shower according to the openinghours of the base, picnic area nearby, recycling bins for household waste.

Gastronomic specialities
pâté aux pommes de terre, pompe aux grattons, andouillette de Saint-Pourçain,…

Local drinks
White, rosé and red wines of Saint-Pourçain;waters from Saint-Yorre and Vichy-Célestin.

Fishing
fishing licence obligatory: on sale at Euro pêche, grande rue, Dompierre, open 8.30-12.30 am and 2-7.30 pm, Tuesday to Sunday.
Pike, zander, carp, perch, roach,...

To see
Rose garden of Abbey of Sept-Fons, aire des Percières Le Pal at Dompierre (safari park), the castle of Toury,