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Heritage and History

Locaboat Holidays is happy to propose a selection of outstanding canal cruises which will take you through historically rich regions. From your Penichette®, whether in France, Italy, or Germany, you will discover castles, churches, or remote picturesque villages. Those who love historical buildings or places will be fully contented.

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Our Heritage and history circuits

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1 week

Corbigny > Corbigny

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History

Ancient cities and the eternal hill

  • Corbigny
  • Tannay
  • Clamecy
  • Châtel-Censoir
  • Corbigny
Duration
1 week
Sailing
4h15 / day
Route
108km out and back
Locks
62

1 week

Dompierre > Dompierre

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Heritage and History Gastronomy and Oenology

The majestic Loire

  • Dompierre
  • Decize
  • Cercy
  • Châtillon-en-Bazois
  • Dompierre
Duration
1 week
Sailing
5h / day
Route
170km out and back
Locks
58

1 week

Montbard > Montbard

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Heritage and History

The canal, like an alley to the castles

  • Montbard
  • Ancy-le-Franc
  • Tanlay
  • Tonnerre
  • Montbard
Duration
1 week
Sailing
4h / day
Route
115km out and back
Locks
62

1 week

Dompierre > Briare

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Heritage and History Gastronomy and Oenology

The pleasures of water and wine, art villages

  • Dompierre
  • Decize
  • Nevers
  • Sancerre
  • Cosne-Sur-Loire
  • Briare
Duration
1 week
Sailing
4h30 / day
Route
176km one-way
Locks
33

1 week

Briare > Briare

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History

Masterpieces of Art and rural sights

  • Briare
  • Rogny
  • Chatillon-Coligny
  • Montargis
  • Briare
Duration
1 week
Sailing
4h45 / day
Route
104km out and back
Locks
62

1 week

Briare > Dompierre

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Heritage and History Gastronomy and Oenology

The pleasures of water and wine, art villages

  • Briare
  • Cosne-sur-Loire
  • Sancerre
  • Nevers
  • Decize
  • Dompierre
Duration
1 week
Sailing
5h / day
Route
168km one-way
Locks
37

10/11 days

Joigny > Joigny

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Heritage and History

The castle cruise

  • Joigny
  • Tanlay
  • Ancy-le-Franc
  • Montbard
  • Joigny
Duration
10/11 days
Sailing
5h15 / day
Route
222km out and back
Locks
98

10/11 days

Joigny > Montbard

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History

The birthplace of the naturalist Buffon

  • Joigny
  • Sens
  • Auxerre
  • Tanlay
  • Ancy-le-Franc
  • Montbard
Duration
10/11 days
Sailing
4h / day
Route
227km one-way
Locks
84

10/11 days

Joigny > Joigny

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Heritage and History

Gothic marvels

  • Joigny
  • Villeneuve
  • Sens
  • Bray
  • Nogent-sur-Seine
  • Joigny
Duration
10/11 days
Sailing
4h15 / day
Route
256km out and back
Locks
48

10/11 days

Briare > Briare

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Heritage and History

Lakes and historical towns

  • Briare
  • Rogny
  • Chatillon-Coligny
  • Montargis
  • Nemours
  • Briare
Duration
10/11 days
Sailing
3h30 / day
Route
170km out and back
Locks
92

2 weeks

Briare > Briare

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History

Earthenware, palaces and green grazing land

  • Briare
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire
  • StSatur
  • Nevers
  • Decize
  • Briare
Duration
2 weeks
Sailing
4h / day
Route
270km out and back
Locks
56

2 weeks

Joigny > Montbard

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Heritage and History

From castle to castle

  • Joigny
  • Tanlay
  • Ancy-le-Franc
  • Venarey
  • Pouilly-en-Auxois
  • Chateauneuf
  • Montbard
Duration
2 weeks
Sailing
4h45 / day
Route
233km one-way
Locks
195

2 weeks

Dompierre > Dompierre

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Heritage and History

From one canal bridge to another

  • Dompierre
  • Decize
  • Nevers
  • Sancerre
  • Briare
  • Dompierre
Duration
2 weeks
Sailing
5h / day
Route
356km out and back
Locks
70

2 weeks

Briare > Briare

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History

Big nature for real rest

  • Briare
  • Rogny
  • Chatillon-Coligny
  • Montargis
  • Nemours
  • Moret-sur-Loing
  • Briare
Duration
2 weeks
Sailing
4h30 / day
Route
214km out and back
Locks
108

2 weeks

Corbigny > Corbigny

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History Gastronomy and Oenology

Quiet, tasty and unique

  • Corbigny
  • Clamecy
  • Vermenton
  • Châtel-Censoir
  • Auxerre
  • Corbigny
Duration
2 weeks
Sailing
4h30 / day
Route
190km out and back
Locks
100

2 weeks

Corbigny > Dompierre

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Grandeur of nature Heritage and History

From Nivernais to Loire

  • Corbigny
  • LaCollancelle
  • Châtillon-en-Bazois
  • Decize
  • Nevers
  • Sancerre
  • Digoin
  • Dompierre
Duration
2 weeks
Sailing
4h45 / day
Route
299km one-way
Locks
103