Weekend discovery and initiation into the navigation in Burgundy
Reception from 4:30 am, in the marina of Digoin. Formalities and installation on your boat.
5:00 pm :
Initiation into the navigation. For 2 hours, a professional of the river explains you the functioning of the boat, the bases of the inland navigation and accompanies you for the passage of the famous canal bridge and the 1st lock of the side canal in the Loire. About-turn to make the laborers(operations) of éclusage as well by swallowing that by rising and return to the port.
From 7:30 pm,
You are expected for the dinner " menu Canalou ", to the restaurant " Le Relais du Canalou ", situated in 2 mn on foot of the port.
After the meal,
Return in the port for night aboard your boat.
Wake up at the hour which suits you, to have breakfast aboard your boat. Then, leave for your day of navigation
, On the Canal du Centre, in the direction of Paray Le Monial. For your lunch,
stop where you wish it, we planned a basket picnic for you. Arrived in the afternoon at Paray le Monial,
artistic city. Discovered by its Romanic basilica of the Sacred - Heart (replica of that of Cluny), of the "vieux Paray": tower St Nicolas of the XVIth century, house Jayet of the XVI century ( current city hall), pedestrian streets...
according to your choice in one of the numerous restaurants of the city or on your boat.
To have breakfast aboard your boat,
then navigation of return on Digoin (Lunch aboard your boat).
From 3 pm,
visit of Observaloire, to Digoin, to the entry of the canal bridge: museographic space dedicated to the element water: for a long time, the water makes beat the heart of Digoin: wild waters of the Loire in waters mastered by canals. Thanks to the testimonies of the bargemen and to the meeting with the natural environment, discover the importance of this element in the history and the life of Digoin.
Then, you can is to produce your boat in the evening, before 6 pm
; is to stay on board, for an additional night.
The price includes:
- The rent of a livable boat of type triton 860, from Friday, 16 hour 30 till Monday, 9 a hour
- A card(map) of the canals of the region
- 2 bikes boat
- The dinner of Friday evening (except drink)
- The cleaning of the boat at the end of stay
- Breakfasts, on the boat, of Saturday and of Sunday
- The fuel and the assurance Pack freedom
- The lunches, on the boat, of Saturday and of Sunday ( included drinks)
- Sheets and hand towels
- The entry to the museum Observaloire
For a price without service of restoration (Less: 1 dinner, 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches) to remove(kidnap): 53.60 €