With over 1,200 km of inland waterways, Burgundy has an exceptional waterways heritage. Its rivers and it canals make Burgundy one of the best destinations for boating in France.
Burgundy is in the centre France. Boasts of the country's prettiest towns such as Dijon, Chalon sur Saône, Nevers, and Auxerre.
« Burgundy known for its beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisine and rich heritage. »
Two-thirds of those taking holidays on Burgundy's inland waterways come from abroad, while the remaining third are French visitors.
360 rental boats and 980 privately owned boats are based in Burgundy.
Burgundy is interlaced with rivers and canals, which are particularly pleasant for exploring it's countryside:
the Yonne, the Burgundy Canal, the Rhône au Rhin Canal, the Champagne-Burgundy Canal, the river Saône, the river Seille, the Canal du Centre, the Nivernais Canal, and the Canal Latérale à la Loire.
There are many small and large ports where you can keep your boat.
Numerous other activities are available for pleasure boaters such as swimming, water sports, country walks, bike rides, museums, chateaux...