Briare Canal - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Briare Canal
The canal is one of the country’s oldest manmade waterways, built between 1602 and 1642. It connects the valleys of the Seine and the Loire. This canal is renowned as one of the favourite places for a barge cruise as well as being a highly impressive feat of engineering. It is also one of the main water sources of the area and also it is a good place to spend some leisure time in the banks of this canal.
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Attractions Near Briare Canal
Château de la Bussiere
12.52km from Briare Canal
The castle of La Bussière is a French castle located in the commune of La Bussière and the department of Loiret in the Center-Val de Loire region. Its main buildings were constructed between the end of the xvi th and beginning of the xvii th century under the Tillet. It has been open to the public since 1962 and houses an important collection of objects on freshwater fishing.
Castle of Saint Brisson sur Loire
24.53km from Briare Canal
The castle of Saint-Brisson is a castle French located in Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire in the department of Loiret in the region Center-Val de Loire. The borders of Berry and the gates of Orleans, overlooking the bank left the main bed of the Loire, dried up at the opening of the side channel to the Loire at the end of xix th century in the neighboring town of St. Firmin-sur-Loire. The Château de Saint-Brisson is the Loire château located furthest upstream on the river.
25.01km from Briare Canal
An outstanding piece of engineering which was located in central France Built from 1890 to 1896. This Built from 1890 to 1896. One of the nice places to spend some nice time with pavements, elegant lamp posts, and beautiful views of the Loire River and its banks.
Castle of Saint-Fargeau
30.2km from Briare Canal
The Castle of Saint-Fargeau is a monument in the municipality of Saint-Fargeau. It is an attraction for holidaymakers staying in the region.The château was originally a hunting residence in 10th century. The château was designated as a monument historique in 1945 and has been open to the public since.
30.29km from Briare Canal
The forest of Orleans is a partially state-owned forest and a natural region French located in the department of Loiret in the region Center-Val de Loire. It is the largest national forest in mainland France. It ranges over 50,000 hectares, including 35,000 hectares which make up the national forest, the remainder being privately owned.
Château de Sully-sur-Loire
34.31km from Briare Canal
A beautiful 14th-century medieval fortress, complete with towers, keep rampart walk and moats. It is the former residence of the dukes of Sully. there are so many painting and tapestries are being displayed in this castle. One of the iconic buildings in this area and is famous for its architecture.
Discover More Attractions in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Home of Briare Canal
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is a region of east-central France, created in 2016 through administrative reorganisation from Burgundy and Franche-Comté.It is well known for its rich history and diverse scenery, the region stretches from the rolling Burgundy wine country in the west, to the Jura mountains and Swiss border in the east.