Le Canal des deux mers

Description

D'écluses en écluses, le Canal de Garonne, prolongement du Canal du Midi vers l'Atlantique, est l'œuvre de Jean-Baptiste de Baudre et fut achevé en 1856.
From locks to locks, the Canal de Garonne, extension of the Canal du Midi towards the Atlantic, is the work of Jean-Baptiste de Baudre and was completed in 1856.

The enire Canal du Midi-Canal de Garonne has been registered as "Grands Sites Occitanie". It spans the Tarn with a canal bridge of remarkable architecture and crosses Moissac from east to west, dividing the city in two. It is a backbone on which streets, walks and avenues are articulated by means of revolving bridge, footbridge and locks.

The Port de Plaisance on the Quai Charles de Gaulle welcomes many boats, houseboats in residence or passing the time of a cruise along its green waters, or to connect the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. Finally, the canal towpath has been converted into a greenway and connects the Atlantic to the Mediterranean by bike.

Spoken languages : French

Opening

All year round, daily.

Location

Le Canal des deux mers
Quai Charles de Gaulle82200 Moissac

Route & access

05 63 04 01 85

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