France » Canal de l`Oise à l`Aisne | French Canal
A canal from Normandy to Alsace-Lorraine
Canal de l`Oise à l`Aisne | French Canal: Characteristics & Overview
Rating of waterway
|Length of waterway:||48 km|
|Number of locks:||13|
|Lock dimensions:||38.50 x 5.08|
|Max. depth:||1.80||Max. headroom:||3.50|
|Degree of difficulty:||For beginners (many locks)|
|Requirements:||No license asked for hired boats|
|Character of waterway:||no rating|
|Profile of waterway:||Commercial traffic and tourism|
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This canal is an important link between the waterways of Normandy and the Canal Marne au Rhin and therewith to the east of France with Alsace-Lorraine. As far as tourism is concerned, it is of no interest, apart from the thrill through the Tunnel of Braye.
This region is not really a first choice for a holiday on the water. And, there are no houseboat hirers around here.