THE BURGUNDY CANAL
The freight boats which went up to Paris, transporting all kinds victuals, gave up the 242 km of canal to pleasure boaters.
The towpaths, now available to cyclists who, from the Yonne to the Saone or from Migennes to St-Jean-de-Losne, go in search of the rich Burgundy heritage.
THE BURGUNDY CANAL
The discovery of the Burgundy river way can also be done by boat.
All along there are canal boat renters who offer many kinds of hire-boats which you can use without a license.
CAPITAINERIE - PORT DE PLAISANCE
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The Yonne, the Armancon, the Burgundy canal and the many ponds in the country make for the most beautiful areas to go fishing in the region.
The collective fishing area, organised by the local society “La Gauloise” is classed in the 2nd category.
The Armancon (private property): 11km
From the bridge in Esnon to the mouth of the Yonne river.
The Burgundy Canal (public property): 1,700km
From the Belle-Idée lock to the lock at the entrance to the Port of the Burgundy Canal.
The Yonne (public owned): 9km
From the PK 19 border AAPPMA of Auxerre upstream to the fishing dam border in AAPPMA in Joigny.
ON THE RIVER WAY
THE FLOWERED CIRCUIT
Stating at the Tourist Office (Map: N°1)
A view over the jetty.
Follow the right path of the towpath of the Burgundy Canal all the way to the lock. Go past the Lavoir (Map: N°2)
Arriving at the lock. Take a right onto l’avenue du port (Map: N°3)
Continue straight until the Sakharov roundabout.
Take a right onto l’avenue Jean Juarez, continue all the way to the
place Henri Dunant. Cross over and take a left onto l’allee Louis Masse.
Go past the Parc de la Villa Chantoiseau (Map: N°4)
Take a right onto rue Roger Salengro (semi pedestrianised).
At the end of the road take a left all the way to the covered market.
Then come back along the canal to return to the Tourist Office
The Parc du Moulin de Preblin
(Approximately 9 ha) is a refuge for the animals and plants within it who are looking for a suitable space to eat and reproduce. Situated in the urban area it is comprised of 3 environments:
A comprised of a greens area with infrastructures (car park, play area, picnic tables,...), different flowerbeds (roses, rock garden, flowering fallow,...) and a botanical trail.
An comprised of a pond, for the fish (Carp, Pike,...) to live and reproduce, but also for the aquatic birds (Mallard duck, Kingfisher,...) and for dragonflies.
A Natural environment where the biodiversity is the highest. It is comprised of different habitats (Grassland, woods,...) that are suitable for the development of the different plant and wildlife species (mammals, birds, insects,...)
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