Details for Port de Plaisance Vitry-le-Francois

Port de Plaisance Vitry-le-Francois

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Average rating 3.8 stars from 4 reviews

Address Vitry-le-Francois


After hours contact

Facility type

Marina - NO
Club - NO
Fuel - NO
Repair - NO
Municipal - YES
Other - NO

VHF channel

Web site

Email contact

Owner, manager



Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)

Additional info:


Located at the sharp bend where the Canal de la Marne a la Saone (Canal Entre Champagne et Bourgogne) meets the Canal de la Marne au Rhin West. Pk 0.5 Marne a la Saone or Pk 0.0 Marne au Rhin West. Very narrow entrance to the basin with finger piers.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - NO
Concrete - NO
Floating - NO
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - YES
Other - YES

Additional info: Stern tie with short finger docks or cement quay tie alongside at the entrance. Also tie alongside on the canal at the entrance.

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info: 10 Euros first two day and third day is 5 Euros.

Update July 2016, parking is 6.50 per day, water and electric are 4 per day (optional).


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - NO
50 amp - NO
100 amp - NO

Additional info: Harbour Master turns on when fee is paid.

Pricing info: Included in the dockage fee.

Cable TV (and pricing)

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Water (and pricing)


Dinghy access

Liveaboard info


Fuel brand: Le Clerc
From Port de Plaisance go right on Rue de Vieux Port and then right on D982 to Le Clerc, approximately 1.2 km.

Gas priceUnknown

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Diesel priceUnknown

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Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access

Launch service

Pump out



Yes - Harbour Master's office.


Yes - Harbour Master's Office when open. Harbour Master unavailable on Sundays and at lunch time.


Yes - Same location and times as showers.


Yes - Harbour Master's Office - washing machine only (3 Euros), outdoor clothesline at the office.


Yes - Le Clerc, Intermarche, Lidl and Aldi all within easy walking distance.


Yes - Bricomarche and Bricorama within easy walking distance.



Hotels or motels

Repair capabilities

Haul out capabilities

Storage facilities

Fishing supplies

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Internet access

Boat ramp availability


Other services


Walking map of the town is available at the Harbour Master's office.

Reviews for Port de Plaisance Vitry-le-Francois
VERY TIGHT entrance but worth the stop, 2016-08-08
Captain: , Washington DC (3035)

Intermarche, LeClerc, and a Brico are all 5-10 minutes walk distant, just in different directions. Inner port is incredibly tight, but once in there are more slips available than it appears from the outside. Very friendly captainerie. July 2016 prices were 6.50 euro for parking, plus optional 4 euro per day for electric and water.

An old planned town, 2015-10-30
Captain: , Middelfart (2852)

Many of the old French towns are designed to look great, and they do. This one has a square in the middle, and streets from the gates crossing there. Next to the square is the covered marked. Good shopping.

Tight entry, great stop, 2015-06-22
Captain: , Fort Collins, CO (492)

This is the northern end of the Champagne-Burgogne Canal. At lock 71 you will get your automatic lock clicker heading south or turn it in heading north. The marina is very tight going in , but quite doable. The marina capitain is very efficient and helpful. You are very close to downtown and the town square. Lots of small shops and an Orange store. Very scenic Church and buildings. Seems like a very nice town. Easy walk to Iintermarche which has 24 hour laundry machines. Slightly longer walk in the opposite direction to E. Leclerc (like a super Walmart). Also a Lidl and Aldi in walking distance. Good place to stock up heading south on Champagne-Burgogne Canal. Some reports of bicycle theft in the area, so keep them locked up.

Vitry-le-Francois, 2012-11-13
Captain: , St. Jean de Losne, France - home Guelph,ON, Canada (7946)

A very tight entrance and little space inside to back into short pontoons and wall. Larger vessel use tie alongside quays (no electricity at this time on quay on canal). Harbour Master very helpful and a very good town to reprovision in.
Intersting town to stroll around; large church with beautiful interior.

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