Routes towards the South: The CHANNEL OF The EAST

Long cruising between Bridge with Bar and Verdun of 100 km and 22 locks will enable you to discover the charms of the valley of the Meuse in its Lorraine part, the river made lazier there. You will find on long levels of the green areas far away from the primary distributors, the amateurs of fishing will be delighted, water

full of fish: pikes, carps, etc… 

1 week outward journey - return:

220 km - 44 locks

Pont à Bar, Sedan, Mouzon, Stenay, Verdun, then return towards Pont à Bar.

Week-end 2 days

aller - retour : 105 km - 18 locks

Pont à Bar, Stenay then return vers Pont à Bar

Mini - week aller - retour :

130 km - 24 locks

Pont à Bar, Stenay, Dun sur Meuse, then return towards Pont à Bar


At the beginning of Pont à Bar for the increase of the Meuse and the channel of the East towards Lorraine, you will not initially fail to make a stopover with Sedan where you will visit the largest strong castle of Europe and his remarkable historium.

Then in Mouzon, abbey gothic script of the 13th century and the museum of the felt.In Stenay, a halt déshaltérante with the museum of beer before sailing towards Verdun, world capital of peace. If of adventure you want to continue the tour until Saint-Mihiel, it will remain you to traverse 37 km and 9 locks.

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