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Corbigny

Burgundy canal & Nivernais (Penichette)

Locaboat Corbigny base
Port de la Vauvelle
La Chaise
F-58800 Corbigny

Starting out formalities
departure days from 2 to 6 pm

Boarding
as soon as the boat is ready

Travel information

By motorway:
From the West A6 - E15 - E60 Auxerre Nord exit ( 81km N 6 N 151 D 985)
From the East A6 - E15 - E60 Avallon exit (52 km N 6, D 957, D 985)
Go out of Corbigny (the base is 4 km outside Corbigny), direction Nevers on D958, then St Saulge, direction La Chaise then go along the canal.
Michelin maps n° 65 et 69, www.viamichelin.com
I.G.N. map n° 108, www.ign.fr
Green Guide Michelin Bourgogne

By rail
Clamecy regional station (30 km), www.sncf.fr

By plane
Paris-Orly airport (249 km)
Paris-Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport (291 km), www.paris-airports.com

Parking
undercover, not guarded, 42 € / week; enclosed, not guarded, 28 € / week

Car hire
Avis: Nevers (57 km) tel .: 03 86 57 51 03, www.avis.com
Europcar : Avallon (43 km) tel .: 03 86 34 39 36, www.europcar.com
Hertz: Avallon (43 km) tel .: 03 86 34 16 63, www.hertz.com

Hotels
La Buissonière tel .: 03 86 20 02 13 - Fax : 03 86 20 13 85
Hôtel d’Europe tel .: 03 86 20 09 87 - Fax : 03 86 20 06 40

Bed and breakfast
Booking office tel .: 03 86 36 42 39 - Fax : 03 86 36 36 63

Restaurants
Le Cépage tel.: 03 86 20 09 87
Le Marode tel .: 03 86 20 13 55

Banks
at Corbigny closed Sunday and Monday.

Post office
at Corbigny closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

Shops
at Corbigny closed Sunday afternoon and Monday.

Markets
at Corbigny Friday mornings, second Tuesday of each month.

Taxis
De Souza tel .: 03 86 20 08 76
Pomel tel .: 03 86 20 03 07

Tourist office
at Corbigny tel .: 03 86 20 02 53 - Fax: 03 86 20 07 52, www.corbigny.org

Locks
On the Canal du Nivernais and Canal latéral à la Loire there are lock keeper at most of the locks, generally manual. Daily 9-12am and 1-7pm . Closed on 01.05 and 14.07. Chaperoning for the boats at the locks : from March to June and in September and October.

Locally
Picnic area, showers / WC open to the public during the base opening hours.

Gastronomic specialities
Croquettes de Corbigny , gâteaux à base d’amandes ,…

Local wines
Wines of Tannay (Pinot noir,Melon, Gamay , Chardonnay)

Fishing
Fishing licence obligatory: on sale at Letellier Patrick Peugeot Cycle et Accessoires, 23 rue des Forges, Corbigny, open Tuesday - Saturday 8-12am, 2-7 pm. Whitebait, pike, zander, perch, eel,…

To see
Old town, Bénédictine Abbey at Saint Léonard ,Tannery Island, the XV° Madeleine Tower, the XII° Island Tower,…