NIC

Burgundy canal & Nivernais

ONE WEEK

BRIENON - SENSBRIENON
( 106KM - 22 LOCKS - 23H00 )

  • Brienon : 13th and 16th centuries church, Oval laundry from 1792
  • Laroche-Migennes : Canal’s Bourgogne , Ancient marshalling , 5th century gallo-roman mosaic
  • Joigny : Medieval center and its winding alleys, Timber frame lovely houses from the 16th century, Church St-Thibault and St-Jean
  • St Julien du Sault : Village percheson the left side of l’Yonne , Beautiful panorama, Chapel of St Nicolas, Church and stained glass from the 13th century
  • Villeneuve sur Yonne : The 13th and 16th century churches
  • Sens : Cathedral’s St Etienne, Museum, Ancient churches, Relics of the gallo-roman surrounding wall, Garden of orangey

  BRIENONANCY LE FRANC – BRIENON
( 130KM - 58 LOCKS - 40H00 )

  • Brienon : 13th and 16th centuries church, Oval laundry from 1792
  • St Florentin : Canal surrounded by 2 rivers ( Armance and Armancon ), Church with beautiful stained glasses, Prior’s terrace : splendid panorama on the old town and the valley
  • Tonnerre : Old town built on a hill, The “fosse” Dionne (laundry), Church St Pierre built on a rock terrace, Old hospital from 1293, Hotel of Uzes : native house of the knight Eon
  • Tanlay : Castle of “renaissance”, Golf
  • Ancy-le-Franc : Castle of “renaissance”, The common parts are museums

BRIENONMAILLY LE CHÂTEAUBRIENON
( 154KM - 68 LOCKS - 37H00 )

  • Brienon : 13th and 16th centuries church, Oval laundry from 1792
  • Laroche-Migennes : Canal’s Bourgogne , Ancient marshalling , 5th century gallo-roman mosaic
  • Auxerre : Cathedral’s St Etienne, Abbey church of St Romain , Carolingian crypt with its 9th century frescos (the oldest of france ), Timber frame houses
  • Champs-sur-Yonne : Canal separated from the river by a dam, Network of medieval cellars, 13th and 15th centuries church, Town hall (old 16th century castle), Stone gables houses or half-timbered houses from the 15th and 16th centuries
  • Bailly : Cellar in a huge underground quarry, Exhibition painter George Hosotte in the chapel of the village
  • Vincelottes , Irancy : Region of white wine, 12th and 16th centuries church, Native house of Germain Soufflot (pantheon architect)
  • Vermenton : Castle, Church Notre-Dame with 2 steeples, Laundry
  • Mailly-le-Château : Medieval village, Castle, 17th century church with its 16th century tower, 15th century
  • Rochers du Saussois : Cliff following the canal, Climbing, Rides

ONE WAY BRIENON - VENAREY
( 108KM - 57 LOCKS - 32H15 )

  • Brienon : 13th and 16th centuries church, Oval laundry from 1792
  • St Florentin : Canal surrounded by 2 rivers ( Armance and Armancon ), Church with beautiful stained glasses, Prior’s terrace : splendid panorama on the old town and the valley
  • Tonnerre : Old town built on a hill, The “fosse” Dionne (laundry), Church St Pierre built on a rock terrace, Old hospital from 1293, Hotel of Uzes : native house of the knight Eon
  • Tanlay : Castle of Tanlay
  • Ancy-le-Franc : Castle of Ancy-le-Franc
  • Ravières : The castel of Ravières
  • Buffon : The forges of Buffon , Park
  • Montbard : Abbey, Park of Alésia
  • Venarey : Museoparc of Alésia

  VENAREYTANLAYVENAREY
( 124KM - 68 LOCKS - 31H00 )

  • Venarey : Museoparc of Alésia
  • Montbard : Abbey, Park of Alésia
  • Buffon : The forges of Buffon , Park
  • Ravières : The castel of Ravières
  • Ancy-le-Franc : Castle of Ancy-le-Franc
  • Tanlay : Castle of Tanlay

ONE WAY VENAREYBRIENON
( 108KM - 57 LOCKS - 32H15 )

  • Venarey : Museoparc of Alésia
  • Montbard : Abbey, Park of Alésia
  • Buffon : The forges of Buffon , Park
  • Ravières : The castel of Ravières
  • Ancy-le-Franc : Castle of Ancy-le-Franc
  • Tanlay : Castle of Tanlay
  • Tonnerre : Old town built on a hill, The “fosse” Dionne (laundry), Church St Pierre built on a rock terrace, Old hospital from 1293, Hotel of Uzes : native house of the knight Eon
  • St Florentin : Canal surrounded by 2 rivers ( Armance and Armancon ), Church with beautiful stained glasses, Prior’s terrace : splendid panorama on the old town and the valley
  • Brienon : 13th and 16th centuries church, Oval laundry from 1792
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BASES IN THIS AREA

SELF DRIVE BOATS IN THIS REGION RUN BY NIC

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Estivale Sixto prestige

5 stars 4 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
Technical sheet: Maximum capacity: 6 Capacity recommended: 4 Length: 13. 50 m Width: 3. 80 m Cabins: 2 and saloon Double beds (140 x 190 cm): 2 and 1 (saloon) Single bed (70 x 190 cm): 2 possible Bathroom / WC: 1 Saloon: 11 m² Kitchen equipment: 195 L Fridge - freezer, dishwasher,...
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Estivale Octo

4 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Octo from the Estivale range comes with four cabins, two of which have convertible beds (either a double bed or twin beds), making this self-drive boat ideal for four couples or two couples and four children. From the living area you can enjoy 360º panoramic views and the kitchen is...
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Estivale Quattro

4 stars 4 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Quattro from the Estivale range provides flexible accommodation with two cabins with convertible beds (either a double bed or twin beds) making this self-drive boat ideal for two couples or a couple and two children. From the living area you can enjoy 360º panoramic views and the...
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Primo

4 stars 2 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
Perfect for first time cruisers, the "Primo®" is the latest self-drive cruiser from the Nicols boatyard and is a simple yet elegant model with a modern interior. The living area is extremely spacious and full of light thanks to its opening glass roof – a new development from...
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Confort 1100

3 stars 7 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Confort 1100 is the ideal canal boat for three couples: three spacious cabins with around 2 metres headroom and three shower rooms.  The central living area has a fully equipped kitchen with plenty of storage units.  The boat has a number of easy access points: a side door close to...
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Confort 1350 B

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Confort 1350 B is the ideal canal boat for four couples: four spacious cabins with around 2 metres headroom and four shower rooms (three of which are en suite). The central living area has a fully equipped kitchen with plenty of storage units.  The boat has a number of easy access...
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Confort 900

3 stars 5 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Confort 900 is the ideal canal boat for two couples: the two cabins at each end of the boat are separated by a central living area ensuring privacy. Each cabin is spacious with around 2 metres headroom and has direct access to its en suite bathroom.   Access to and from the boat is easy:...
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Confort 900DP

3 stars 5 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
Features : 2 spacious and separated cabins 2 en suite bathroom 2 outdoor deck areas ideal for two couples Indoor outdoor steering positions The Confort 900 DP is the ideal canal boat for two couples: the two cabins at each end of the boat are separated by a central...
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Sedan 1000

3 stars 6 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1000 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family with three double cabins. The spacious front cabin is worthy of a captain while the other two cabins (approx 100 cm headroom above the bunk) are perfect for children or guests. The two shower rooms make this barge...
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Sedan 1010

3 stars 6 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1010 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family or two couples and two children.  The boat comprises three double cabins (one of which has approx 100 cm headroom above the bunk) and two shower rooms making it comfortable for six people. Large windows mean the living...
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Sedan 1150

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1150 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for families or groups of friends. It comprises four double cabins (two of which have around 100 cm headroom above the bunks) and two shower rooms to comfortably accommodate eight people (four to six adults children). Large windows...
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Sedan 1160

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1160 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family boating holiday. It comprises three double cabins (two of which have around 100 cm headroom above the bunks) plus one cabin with bunk beds. These cabins share two shower rooms to comfortably accommodate up to eight people...
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Sedan 1170

3 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1170 from the Sedan range is an ideal canal barge for a family boating holiday. It comprises four double cabins (two of which have around 100 cm headroom above the bunks) and two shower rooms to comfortably accommodate up to eight people (four adults four children). Large windows...
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Sedan 1310

3 stars 10 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Nicols 1310 from the Sedan range is – along with the Nicols 1300 – the largest self-drive boat in the Nicols fleet in terms of accommodation capacity. With its five cabins and double sofa bed it can accommodate up to 12 people on board ! It comprises five double cabins (two of...
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Sedan 800

2 stars 2 Permanent Berths 1 Temporary Berths
The single cabin Nicols 800 from the Sedan range is the ideal canal barge for a couple especially if first-time cruisers as its small frame slots in easily everywhere ! It is fitted with a double cabin at the front plus shower room, a central living space with a kitchenette, a living room table...
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Riviera 1120

1 stars 8 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Riviera 1120 is a canal barge with three cabins and sleeps up to eight people (two double beds and four single beds). This flexible accommodation is perfect to accommodate large families or groups of friends.  The living room is full of light thanks to the sliding roof – perfect for...
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Riviera 920

1 stars 6 Permanent Berths 2 Temporary Berths
The Riviera 920 is the ideal canal boat for two couples or a small family. It offers two cabins separated by a central living space ensuring privacy. Each cabin has one double bed and one single bed.  The living room is full of light thanks to the sliding roof – perfect for relaxing or...

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