ALONG HISTORIC CANALS & THE ROYAL RIVER
A cottage with authentic environment and close to the nature.
AN OLD LOCK HOUSE
Built to house the guard who watched over the fabulous construction site of the Canal Bridge in Briare -- an essential element of the French river heritage built by Gustave Eiffel between 1890 and 1896 -- which spans the last wild river in Europe
Renovated in stage accommodation 2 years ago, it is today a complete cottage that can accommodate up to 15 people.
Open from the cellar to the attic, take possession of this lock house for a green setting at the edge of the water.
COMFORT & CONVIVIALITY
It is the asset of a lock house that has kept its soul by modernizing itself with simplicity and in the respect of the tradition of reception.
With its 5 independent rooms, its games cellar in "club house" mode and its environment between Loire & canals ... The lock house is all big!
WHERE ARE WE ?
The Canal Bridge Lodge is located in Val-de-Loire, on the banks of the royal river, on the border of Burgundy, Berry and Orléanais.
In the heart of the small town of Briare, the SNCF train station (12 minutes walk) connects Paris-Bercy in 1h45. Located 1h30 from Paris and only 1 hour from Fontainebleau, Auxerre, Nevers, Bourges and Orléans, our lodge is the ideal central point to gather with family or friends.
THE CANAL BRIDGE LODGE-BRIARE
PRICES & BOOKING
FROM JUNE TO AUGUST
Rentals are made by night and by rooms from 26€ (sheets included and beds made on arrival). Ideal if you are a cyclist, if you follow the canals or if you are looking for a green place for a city break.
FROM SEPTEMBER TO MAY
You have the possibility to rent the whole house. Ideal to plan a disconnected weekend to discover an authentic region or to take the time to meet with family or friends. From 16€/pers/night with beds made for more serenity.
The plus: take advantage of our club house in the cellar to challenge your friends to a game of table football, take out the deckchairs and the barbecue on our terrace on the Loire, or take bicycles to discover the region! This is your home.
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO JOIN US
Gare SNCF de Briare, 12 minutes from the gite linking Paris Bercy & Nevers in 1h30.
5 minutes from the A77, the house is only 1h from Fontainebleau, Auxerre, Nevers, Bourges & Orléans.
On the routes of the Loire à Vélo and the Scandibérique, the cottage has a private bicycle garage and a bicycle repair service!
SERVICE & SHOPS NEARBY
Wine bar and local products at the restaurant of the Gîte du Pont Canal de Briare/ lunch & evening service on site & take-out / happy hour concerts in summer.
Bike rental at the Canal Bridge Lodge of Briare/ organization of discovery days by contacting the Lodge
PRODUCTS FROM THE FARM
Ferme des Doucets, Beaulieu-sur-Loire, 12 km from the Canal Bridge Lodge of Briare
3 bakeries 5 minutes to the cottage in downtown Briare
Domaine Poupat 7 km from the Canal Bridge Lodge
Boucherie Coquard, 3 Place de la République,5 min from the Canal Bridge Lodge in Briare
Château de Saint Brisson sur Loire, 4 km from the Canal Bridge Lodge of Briare.
SPA & RELAXATION
Sereni - Le Colombier (GIEN),15 km from the lodge.
5 minutes away, place de l'église. Cave Loire & Millésimes, ask for Christophe!
Brocante recy'clean in Châtillon-sur-Loire, 8 km away, at Karine & Régis'.
Behind the church, every Friday morning, a full market full of tasty products