The charming Canal du Nivernais , reputed to be one of the prettiest in France, winds peacefully between Auxerre and Decize through rolling meadows, hillside vineyards, rocky outcrops and forests.
To make an enquiry, you can use the search tool on the left or choose one of the companies in the blue boxes on the right-hand side then select a boat at the bottom of the next page.
These are some nice cruises...
Picture-postcard scenery and pretty canal-side villages line your route and the slow pace of life on land superbly mirrors your gentle cruise along the region’s peaceful waterways.
It is easy to see how these peaceful landscapes inspired the Impressionists of the day.
- Easy region to reach by car or train from Paris
- Beautiful waterways, free of commercial traffic
- Manual or Automatic locks with lock keepers