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Châtillon en Bazois

Burgundy canal & Nivernais (FPP)

Quiet French village

Châtillon en Bazois FPP base
Rue du Canal -Maison éclusière –58110 CHATILLON-EN-BAZOIS

Phone: 0033 (0)6 38 46 46 41    E-mail:

Base manager
Philippe Emmanuel Grain

Local food
Nivernais paving stones with the honey of Morvan (sanded sweetened with the honey of Morvan ).

Airport :
Aéroport de Nevers - Fourchambault (41km)

Train :
Decize (29km) ou Nevers (41km)

Bories , Place de l'église , 58700 Prémery

Car Rental :

Auto garage lemaitre , 4route Autun 58120 CHATEAU CHINON ( 22km )

- of Paris: Highway A6 , Highway A77 Sortie 36 - D981-D978
- Of Lyon: Highway A6 Sortie Chalon-sur-Saône Nord - Chagny D978 - Autun - Château Chinon

Guest houses
Le Couvent en Bazois - 09 64 25 80 72
Auberge  de l'Hôtel de France - 03 86 84 13 10

Ponds of Baye , ecomuseum of Brienne la vieille (collection of farm equipments , old workshops of forging mill, marechalery , etc)


To see: Ponds of Baye, ecomuseum of Brienne la vieille (collection of farm equipments, old forging workshops, mills, Blacksmith's shop, etc).

To taste: Sweetened shortbread with Morvan honey.

To know: Built in the 18th century, this canal was used for a long time for the transport of wooden 'rafts' from Morvan to Paris.

Very Favourite : The town of Nevers .

Navigation on the Nivernais Canal

Situated at the edge of the Morvan National Park, the Nivernais canal serves as a link between the Seine basin and that of the Loire. Traversing a beautifully preserved natural environment, this canal is without doubt one of the most exquiste canals in France. It offers a peaceful navigation favouable to those whom like to take their time and meander along.