The Rhône: Valence

Usine-écluse de Bourg-lès-Valence: The lock and hydroelectric dam complex above Valence

As we started our 2017 journey down the Saône and Rhône we had penciled in Valence as the turnaround point. But things had changed. We had learned Port Napoleon near the mouth of the Rhône had several boatyards that could potentially make repairs to Wanderlust, including ones that could possibly do the paintwork. It seemed advised to visit the port and see if we could get quotes for the works.

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