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Through the French Canals (Paperback)
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Through the French Canals (Paperback)

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Paperback 328 Pages / Published: 10/04/2014
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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.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781472900388
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 614 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 20 mm
Edition: 13th Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
...an excellent overall introduction to these popular and varied waterways, particularly for the first time visitor, or those who have visited once and are looking for new areas to cruise. * Waterways World *
A must for yachtsmen wishing to use the French inland waterway system...a fascinating read. * Yachting Monthly *
The bible for those wishing to head for the Med. * Gaffer's Log *
This is a highly professional, beautifully-presented publication * Waterways World *
The standard work that I wouldn't want to be without, for planning a cruise or as a handy-sized instant guide and reference work on the boat. In its fact-packed 320 pages this book covers virtually all you need to know. * Towpath Talk *

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