Canal you Nivernais
of the Canal you Nivernais is a channel, which lies predominantly in the French Département Nièvre and a connection between the Seine and the Loire is. The channel is approx. long and Saint Léger the Vignes begins and ends 180 km to the Loire in Auxerre into the Yonne with the Weiler. Over the Yonne the connection to its is created. Altogether 110 air-locks, 32 on the side of the Loiretals as well as 78 pieces down there to the Yonne, overcome the differences in height. Because of the vertex attitude is the Etang de Baye.
First work on the channel was undertaken 1784. An original goal was about it to create a short connection of 758 m from la Collancelle to a branched water route net in the forest-rich Morvan. There since jeher woods on the water route one transported.
Today will the channel any longer commercially not used, it can however routistic with the boat be driven on. Generally the Canal you is considered to Nivernais as one of the landschaftlich most beautiful channels of France.