Discover all our tourist information from Châtillon-en-Bazois. Rent a boat or a barge without licence and navigate the canal of Nivernais. Discover the city of Nevers and the abbey of Auxerre. Stroll in the markets of Clamecy or Corbigny. Offer yourselves a pleasant moment for a cruise on one of the most beautiful canals of France.
Discover Flora and Fauna
One of the main tourist attractions in Châtillion-en-Bazois is the Nivernais Canal, which was the traditional route for the transport of timber from Morvan to the capital, Paris.
Châtillion-en-Bazois can be found in the heart of the Nivernais countryside and is an ideal place to explore nature and improve your fishing technique. In this agreeable, picturesque place, everyone can find an activity to suit them, as there are many sportive activities, a wide range of walks, local craftsmens…
Or you can immerse yourself in the region’s vibrant history, learn about the time when Vercingétorix resisted Caesar, or dive into the 13th century when the great Burgundy Dukes were at the height of their power…
Navigation along the Nivernais Canal:
From the Morvan National Park, the Nivernais Canal is the link between the Loire basin and the Seine basin. Roaming through a stunningly preserved natural landscape, this canal is without doubt of the most beautiful in France. It provides all holidaymakers with a pleasing, meandering navigation.
To know the tourist information from Châtillon-en-Bazois, you can navigate in the map by clicking the various cities of the menu or to navigate directly in the map with your mouse.
The lakes of Baye, the ecomuseum of Brienne La Vielle (containing a collection of traditional farming equipment, ancient blacksmith tools…)
To Taste : the traditional Nivernais bread with honey from Movan
To Know :
The canal was constructed in the 18th century and served for a long time as the main transport route of timber from Morvan to Paris.
Most Important :
The town of Nevers
From Châtillon en Bazois :
Châtillon en Bazois, Baye, Châtillon en Bazois : 32 km – 16 locks – 9 hours
Châtillon-en-Bazois – Corbigny – Châtillon-en-Bazois : 62 km – 82 locks – 21 hours
Châtillon-en-Bazois – Decize – Châtillon-en-Bazois : 102 km – 44 locks – 20 hours
Châtillon-en-Bazois – Clamecy – Châtillon-en-Bazois : 126 km – 120 locks – 36 hours
Châtillon-en-Bazois – Nevers – Châtillon-en-Bazois : 176 km – 62 locks – 32 hours
One way Châtillon-en-Bazois – Digoin : 120 km – 40 locks – 25 hours
One way Châtillon en Bazois – Mailly-le-Château : 90km – 71 locks – 31 hours
One way Chatillon en Bazois – Briare : 184 km, 44 locks, 39 hours
Châtillon-en-Bazois – Auxerre – Châtillon-en-Bazois : 248 km – 190 locks – 82 hours