Through the French Canals (Paperback)

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Through the French Canals (Paperback)


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Through the French Canals has probably tempted more people to explore the beautiful waterways of France than any other book. A bestseller for many years and now in its 13th edition, it is the essential planning guide for anyone wanting to cruise through the stunning scenery of the French waterways, or take their boat from the English Channel down to the Mediterranean via the inland route.

- Over 50 routes described and illustrated, with positions of locks, towns and villages
- Through routes from the English Channel and Atlantic to the Mediterranean, plus distances
- Suitable boats for the canals, and dimensions of locks and operating times
- Bridge heights, canal depths, fuelling points, waterway signals
- Cost of living, shopping and stores
- Weather information, haltes and portes de plaisance
- Port plans for Paris, Dunkerque and Strasbourg

Packed with appealing photographs and updated information on local facilities, distances, bridge heights and depths, tunnel lengths, costs of cruising and shopping, it also discusses the local wines of the region.

David Jefferson has researched the French waterways extensively, both in his own boat, which he kept in France for many years, and in Le Boat cruisers. He has written for leading sailing and motor boat magazines and is the author of Through the French Canals, now in its 14th edition.
Product Details ISBN: 9781472900388
ISBN-10: 1472900383
Publisher: Adlard Coles
Publication Date: June 5th, 2014
Pages: 328
Language: English