Base Manager Jacques Guenin
welcomes you to Douelle
and its river are steeped in history, with the most important section between Cahors
. The river has been used for trading wines and cereals from Cahors
since the Middle Ages. Douelle
itself was famous for its skilled boatmen and a Gabarra
is hung in the local church reminding the locals of its village history.
Le Boat Douelle base
F - 46140 Douelle
Our base offers toilets, showers and fresh, hot drinks. There is also free of charge open-air parking and enclosed parking without surveillance is available at 24€ per week.
8.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm . The base is closed on Sunday.
Boats are available between 4pm and 6pm. If you are going to arrive late, please advise us by phone.
You will find a supermarket, restaurants, a post office, bakery and vineyards.
General opening hours: 8am - 1pm and 2pm - 7.30pm
Wednesday and Saturday morning at Cahors
Sunday morning at Douelle
Hotels and restaurants
Le Vieux Douelle - Tel. 05 65 20 02 03
La Marine - Tel. 05 65 20 02 06
Le Chateau De Man - Tel. 05 65 35 90 40
Chateau De Mercuès - Tel. 05 65 20 00 01
Le Clos Grand - Tel. 05 65 35 04 39
La Chartreuse - Tel. 05 65 35 17 37
Maps Michelin n° 79 and IGN n° 110 Arriving from the South - Leave motorway exit 58 Cahors Sud . Then take the N20 direction Cahors / Villeneuve sur Lot for 18 km. At the Mac Donald’s roundabout turn right in the direction of Villeneuve sur Lot. Take the D 911 for 5 km. At the Mercués traffic lights turn left in the direction of Douelle . Our base is 4 km from here. Arriving from North - Leave motorway exit 57 Cahors Nord / Villeneuve sur Lot and continue for 10 km. At the Mac Donald’s roundabout turn right in the direction of Villeneuve sur Lot. Take the D 911 for 5 kms . At the Mercués traffic lights, turn left in the direction of Douelle . Our base is 4 km from here.
Taxi Douellais - Tel: 05 65 30 90 17 Fax: 05 65 36 79 90
Avis - Tel: 05 65 30 13 10 Budget - Tel: 05 65 30 19 20 Hertz - Tel: 05 65 35 34 69
Railway Station at Cahors