In this flash news, find the information provided by the french waterways (VNF : Voies Navigables de France) and the various territorial authorities in charge of the river network:
13/09/2021 : Region Germany – Mecklenburg – Fürstenberg – LOCK STEINHAVEL
We have been informed by the local authorities of the complete closure of the Steinhavel lock, located northwest of FÜRSTENBERG.
This lock closure extends from 13.09.2021 to 27.05.2022.
This restricts access to the navigation areas of Fürstenberg to the north (direction Müritz).
We recommend sailing in the direction of Himmelpfort.
13/09/2021: Region Portugal
Necessary works on the infrastructure of the Marina (pontoons) leads to the closure of the Amieira base in Portugal for 4 months: navigation will be closed from 01/11/2021 to 28/02/2022.
10/09/2021 : BRITTANY - notice to the Batellerie - Canal de Nantes à Brest - Sector from ST NICOLAS DE REDON to the LOCK « QUIHEIX »
Due to a low water level, it is necessary to anticipate the date of closure to navigation on the Nantes to Brest canal: from Monday the 4th fo October, navigation will no longer be possible on sector going from ST NICOLAS de REDON to the lock «QUIHEIX » (located at the intersection between the Erdre River and the Nantes to Brest Canal).
For cruises departing from Sucé sur Erdre: navigation remains possible on the river Erdre, between Nantes and Nort-sur-Erdre (2 days of navigation). Weekend cruises are always possible. For longer cruises: please consult our booking office to explore alternative solutions.
31/08/2021: Aquitaine region – Nérac area
Navigation is interrupted between NERAC and MONCRABEAU, at the level of the « Vialère lock » : for cruises that begin in BUZET, navigation on the Baïse remains possible until this lock. Many other cruise possibilities on the Canal de Garonne. For more information, please consult us.
27/08/2021 : VAL DE LOIRE region - Between Marseilles-Les-Aubigny / Sancerre
Faucardage between Marseilles-Les-Aubigny and Sancerre.
The works will take place from 01 to 10/09 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and may lead to a wait of up to 3 hours.
09/02/2021 – ANJOU REGION
In 2021, works on the rivers MAYENNE + OUDON will begin form the 8th sept.
All the boats located in Grez-Neuville will be transferred to the base in Sablé-sur-Sarthe for the end of the season.
04/02/2021: REGION BRETAGNE - notice to the Batellerie - Canal de Nantes à Brest - Sector St Congard
Work on the town of St Congard (Canal de Nantes à Brest) will lead to the closure of navigation from 13/9/2021 until the end of the season. For cruises departing from Glénac,
navigation will remain possible until St Martin sur Oust. Navigation is still possible on the Vilaine river, towards south (La Roche Bernad) or north (Rennes) or on the Canal de Nantes à Brest towards Blain - Nantes.