On to Montargis

Californian owned Festina Tarde moored near us in Montargis. Her owners Jim and Mary are very familiar with this waterway.

Californian owned Festina Tarde moored near us in Montargis. Her owners Jim and Mary are very familiar with this waterway.

From our rural mooring just past lock 9 on the Canal du Loing, it was 12 locks and 26 km until we moored for the night in Montargis on the Canal de Briare, one of the oldest canals in France. We had to wait as the VNF fixed the second to last lock. The delay meant that we arrived at the last deep lock in Montargis after the closing time. Fortunately the VNF stayed late and let us through. Still, the delay made for a long day. Continue reading