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Anjou Region Information
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Departure Bases & Suggested Routes in Anjou:
Grez Neuville - Sable-sur-Sarthe
Cruise Hire in Anjou

Sample the many pleasures of a canal boating holiday in Anjou! Just 2 and a half hours from Paris, and in between the Loire region and Brittany, Anjou is a unique region with over 300 km of rivers and waterways all with the sole use for boating tourism. Known for its gentle living, tasty cuisine, castles and abbeys, Anjou boasts a superb network of rivers that will open up the region's treasure trove to you.

The peaceful region of Anjou offers a boating holiday dotted with stop-offs at small blossoming villages - each brimming with history and charm. The three rivers: the Mayenne, the Sarthe and the Oudon, are now dedicated purely to pleasure boating. The waterways here are some of the best equipped in France with nautical stops, lock pontoons, man-powered locks that are open every day, manoeuvred by ropes hanging inside... an ideal route for ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable first canal boating holiday

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