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Rivers and canals of Burgundy

Burgundy Canal, Saône, Yonne, Val de Loire … there are 1,300 km of canals and rivers in Burgundy. Choose the waterway you'd like to explore and then just sit back and enjoy your holiday on the waters.


All the canals and rivers


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Why river tourism?

A trip down the canals and rivers of Burgundy is the ultimate taste of freedom and tranquility, where you can be your own captain, on a relaxing and comfortable adventure!

5 good reasons to explore Burgundy on a boat

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Drift along the waters for a few hours or several days

Do you fancy a trip on the waters? For a few hours, choose a boat trip. For the ultimate luxury over several days, opt for a barge-hotel! Avid sailors can hire a houseboat without a licence. A unique and trendy experience.

All the cruises
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Towns and heritage sites on the water's edge

Joigny, Sens, Chalon-sur-Saône… In these towns on the water's edge, there's a very pleasant easy-going atmosphere!

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Cycling along the water's edge

Why not try out a leisurely bike ride alongside a canal or river? There are safe and marked paths available here, what more could you ask for?

Cycle paths alongside the waters

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