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Burgundy Loire

ONE WEEK

ROGNY – LA CHARITÉ SUR LOIRE – ROGNY
( 164KM - 50 LOCKS - 39H00 )

  • Rogny : The staircase of seven locks ( 32m ), Wash house, Fireworks on the seven locks site at the end of july
  • Briare : The canal bridge ( 662m ), The museum of the Emaux , The museum of the two marines
  • Châtillon-sur-Loire : The mantelots lock, 12th century vestiges of the Château Gaillard, 16th and 17th century wine growers’ houses, Beaches at the edge of La Loire, The island of Ousson
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire : Church, Circuit of the wells
  • St Satur / St Thibault : Old abbey, Recreation centre with swimming pools, Several tennis courts and a mini-golf, The Sancerrois golf club (18 hole)
  • Sancerre : The tower of the fiefs (vestige of the château des Comtes of Sancerre ) 14th century, Splendid view of the loire valley, 16th century befry , Shops of many artists and craftsmen, Museum of wine “maison des Sancerre”
  • La Charité-sur-Loire : 16th century stone bridge, The basilica Notre Dame ( 8th century roman architecture), Important stage of the way of St James, Ramparts

ROGNYMORET SUR LOINGROGNY
( 168KM - 72 LOCKS - 42H00 )

  • Rogny : The staircase of seven locks ( 32m ), Wash house, Fireworks on the seven locks site at the end of july
  • Châtillon-Coligny : Salt loft, The dungeon and the monumental terraces of 12th century château , Archaeological museum
  • Montbouy : Ruins of a roman amphitheatre , Originally two locks separated by a little lake and nowadays one lock with a height of 5.10 m. one of the old locks without its gates can still be seen today
  • Montcresson : The gardens of Angelus Ridet (with a strip of water which is the old course of the canal), Restored wash house
  • Montargis : The “little venice of the Gâtinais” (many small canal, embellished front of balcony), The Girodet museum, The museum of the tanneurs , Madeleine church ( italian influence)
  • Nemours : 12th century château and St Jean Baptiste church (relics of the second crusade), Rochers gréau , Park where many rocks have curious lines
  • Moret-sur-loing : Fortified town, Notre Dame church, 12th century old dungeon, The grange batelière which is Clemenceau’s house, The doors of the city, The house of the impressionist painter – Sisley , Museum of Barley sugar

PLAGNYCHATILLON SUR LOIRE – PLAGNY
( 180KM - 32 LOCKS - 42H00 )

  • Plagny : Nevers at 6km , Magny-Cours racing circuit at 10km and the ligier museum (collection of Formula 1 cars)
  • Pont canal du Guetin : Double lock with a fall of 9.23m giving an access to the pont canal, Ornithological ride, River fishing
  • Apremont : Medieval village, Lovely place of interest perfectly restored
  • Marseille-les-Aubigny : Old little barge town, Meeting point between the canal lateral to la Loire, Le Berry canal and la Loire canal
  • La Charité-sur-Loire : 16th century stone bridge, The basilica of Ste Croix Notre Dame, Important stage of the way of St James, The ramparts, Old book fair ( july )
  • Pouilly-sur-Loire : Cellular, Museum of “pavillon du milieu de Loire”
  • Sancerre : The tower of the fiefs (vestige of the château des Comtes of Sancerre ) 14th-century , Splendid view of the Loire valley, 16th century befry , Shops of many artists and crafts-men, Museum of wine “maison des Sancerre”
  • St Satur / St Thibault : Old abbey, Recreation centre with swimming pools, Several tennis courts and a mini-golf, The Sancerrois golf club (18 hole)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire : Church with a superb altarpiece from the 17th century
  • Châtillon-sur-Loire : The lock of mantelot , The vestiges of the 12th century château Gaillard, Wine growers’ houses from the 16th and 17th centuries, The sternes island

PLAGNYCHÂTILLON EN BAZOISPLAGNY
( 176KM - 54 LOCKS - 48H00 )

  • Plagny : Nevers at 6km , Magny-Cours racing circuit at 10km and the ligier museum (collection of Formula 1 cars)
  • Chevenon : 13th century castle
  • Decize : Nautical stopover in the town cantre , Relics of the Château des Comtes of Nevers and fortifications of the 12th and 16th century, The St Aré church and its Merovingian crypt, The ramparts the market promenade
  • Verneuil : 12th century roman church, 15th century castle
  • Cercy-la-Tour : Following the alleys leading to terrace you have a large view of the village and the valley, 12th century roman church
  • Châtillon-en-Bazois : The castle, Its parks and gardens (between 16th july and end of august)
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BASES IN THIS AREA

SELF DRIVE BOATS IN THIS REGION RUN BY NIC

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Estivale Sixto prestige

5 stars 4 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
Technical sheet: Maximum capacity: 6 Capacity recommended: 4 Length: 13. 50 m Width: 3. 80 m Cabins: 2 and saloon Double beds (140 x 190 cm): 2 and 1 (saloon) Single bed (70 x 190 cm): 2 possible Bathroom / WC: 1 Saloon: 11 m² Kitchen equipment: 195 L Fridge - freezer, dishwasher,...
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Estivale Duo

4 stars 2 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The design and layout of the boat provides panoramic views at all times. The ground level rear deck offers a bridge living space perfect for dining alfresco and a sliding sun awning to provide a shady retreat if needed. A second steering position, swimming ladder and deck shower are also on the...
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Estivale Octo

4 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Octo from the Estivale range comes with four cabins, two of which have convertible beds (either a double bed or twin beds), making this self-drive boat ideal for four couples or two couples and four children. From the living area you can enjoy 360º panoramic views and the kitchen is...
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Estivale Quattro

4 stars 4 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Quattro from the Estivale range provides flexible accommodation with two cabins with convertible beds (either a double bed or twin beds) making this self-drive boat ideal for two couples or a couple and two children. From the living area you can enjoy 360º panoramic views and the...
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Primo

4 stars 2 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
Perfect for first time cruisers, the "Primo®" is the latest self-drive cruiser from the Nicols boatyard and is a simple yet elegant model with a modern interior. The living area is extremely spacious and full of light thanks to its opening glass roof – a new development from...
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Confort 1100

3 stars 7 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Confort 1100 is the ideal canal boat for three couples: three spacious cabins with around 2 metres headroom and three shower rooms.  The central living area has a fully equipped kitchen with plenty of storage units.  The boat has a number of easy access points: a side door close to...
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Confort 1350

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Confort 1350 is the ideal canal boat for four couples: four spacious cabins with around 2 metres headroom and four shower rooms (three of which are en suite). The central living area has a fully equipped kitchen with plenty of storage units.  The boat has a number of easy access points:...
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Confort 900

3 stars 5 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Confort 900 is the ideal canal boat for two couples: the two cabins at each end of the boat are separated by a central living area ensuring privacy. Each cabin is spacious with around 2 metres headroom and has direct access to its en suite bathroom.   Access to and from the boat is easy:...
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Sedan 1000

3 stars 6 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1000 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family with three double cabins. The spacious front cabin is worthy of a captain while the other two cabins (approx 100 cm headroom above the bunk) are perfect for children or guests. The two shower rooms make this barge...
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Sedan 1160

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1160 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family boating holiday. It comprises three double cabins (two of which have around 100 cm headroom above the bunks) plus one cabin with bunk beds. These cabins share two shower rooms to comfortably accommodate up to eight people...
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Sedan 1170

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1170 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family boating holiday. It comprises four double cabins (two of which have around 100 cm headroom above the bunks) and two shower rooms to comfortably accommodate up to eight people (four adults four children). Large windows...
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Sedan 1310

3 stars 10 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1310 from the Sedan range is – along with the Nicols 1300 – the largest self-drive boat in the Nicols fleet in terms of accommodation capacity. With its five cabins and double sofa bed it can accommodate up to 12 people on board ! It comprises five double cabins (two of...
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Sedan 800

2 stars 2 Permanent Berths 1 Temporary Berths
The single cabin Nicols 800 from the Sedan range is the ideal canal barge for a couple especially if first-time cruisers as its small frame slots in easily everywhere ! It is fitted with a double cabin at the front plus shower room, a central living space with a kitchenette, a living room table...
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Riviera 1120

1 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Riviera 1120 is a canal barge with three cabins and sleeps up to eight people (two double beds and four single beds). This flexible accommodation is perfect to accommodate large families or groups of friends.  The living room is full of light thanks to the sliding roof – perfect for...
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Riviera 920

1 stars 6 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Riviera 920 is the ideal canal boat for two couples or a small family. It offers two cabins separated by a central living space ensuring privacy. Each cabin has one double bed and one single bed.  The living room is full of light thanks to the sliding roof – perfect for relaxing or...

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