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Joigny

Burgundy canal & Nivernais (Penichette)

Joigny Locaboat base
Quai du Port au Bois
F-89300 Joigny

Starting out formalities
departure days between 2 and 6pm .

Boarding
as soon as the boat is ready.

Travel information

by motorway
From the West A6 - E15 - E60 exit Joigny 18 : (11,5 km D943 )
From the East A6 - E15 - E60 exit Auxerre 19 : (21 km N6 )
From the North A5 - E511 exit Troyes-Est : (79 km N77 D943 )
Michelin map n° 65, www.viamichelin.com
I.G.N. map n° 108, www.ign.fr
Green Guide Michelin Bourgogne

by rail
Joigny station, (1 km), www.sncf.fr

by air
Paris-Orly aiport (138 km) www.adp.fr
Paris-Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport (177 km), www.adp.fr

Parking
enclosed, not guarded : € 35/week
public parking, not guarded, not covered : (free)

Car hire
Avis : Auxerre (28 km) Tel.: 03 86 46 83 47, www.avis.com
Europcar : Joigny Tel.: 03 86 62 40 30, www.europcar.com
Hertz Auxerre (28 km) Tel.: 03 86 46 57 30, www.hertz.com

Hotels
Côte Saint-Jacques **** Tel.: 03 86 62 09 70 - Fax : 03 86 91 49 70
Le Rive Gauche *** Tel.: 03 86 91 46 66 - Fax : 03 86 91 46 93
Le Modern’ Hôtel *** Tel.: 03 86 62 16 28 - Fax : 03 86 62 44 33

Bed and Breakfast
L’Escale au Bord de l’Eau ,Sylvia et Marcel Jully , Tel.: 03 86 62 32 97 / 06 08 02 84 45, jully@wanadoo.fr
Le Montant au Palais , Tel.: 03 86 91 41 33

Restaurants
La Côte Saint-Jacques Tel.: 03 86 62 09 70 *** Michelin
Le Rive Gauche Tel.: 03 86 91 46 66
L’Auberge du Moulin Tel.: 03 86 91 00 63 ( Chamvres 2 km)
Fontaine aux Muses Tel.: 03 86 73 40 22 (La Celle-St-Cyr 8 km)
Paris Nice Tel.: 03 86 62 06 72
Grillade au feu de bois Tel.: 03 86 63 11 74 ( Villecien )

Banks
at Joigny : closed Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Monday.

Post office
at Joigny : closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

Shops
at Joigny: all shops, closed on sunday afternoon.

Markets
at Joigny on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Taxis
“Taxi Reuiller” , Tel.: 06 08 58 65 00

Tourist office
at Joigny Tel.: 03 86 62 1105 - Fax : 03 86 91 76 38, ot.joigny@wanadoo.fr , www.tourisme-joigny.fr

Locally
WC according to the opening hours of the base, phone box, picnic area.

Locks
The locks of this region are all closed on the 1st of May and 14.07. There are lock keepers at the most of them. The locks are mechanical on the Yonne . They are open daily from 9 to 12.30 am and from 1.30 to 7 pm. Closed on 01.11. Most of the locks on the Canal du Nivernais and Canal de Bourgogne are manual. Daily 9-12am , 13-7pm .

Gastronomic specialities
Coq au vin, gougères , escargots, jambon à la chablisienne , andouillette de Chablis,…

Local wines
White wines from Chablis, reds from Irancy and Coulanges ,le Crémant de Bailly .

Fishing
fishing licence obligatory: on sale near the tourist office (8 quai Henri Ragobert ), open Monday, Friday & Saturday: 8-12 am, 1.30-7 pm, Tuesday-Thursday: 8.30-12am, 2-6pm
Whitebait, pike, zander , perch, eel,…

To see
Old quarter (houses of the Pilori , the Tree of Jessé ), pedestrian alleyways, Espace Jean de Joigny (cultural centre ).