About Le Mas d'Agenais

Le Mas d’Agenais’ central location allows you to explore a variety of small towns and villages in this region, including those that lie along the lush green surroundings of the River Baïse. Stops include Vianne (5hrs from Le Mas d’Agenais), famous for its glass blowing and neighboring Lavardac, home of a great leisure park for outdoor activities. A further 2.5hrs on is beautiful Nerac. Agen and the second longest canal bridge in France is 8hrs from Le Mas d’Agenais along the Canal de Garonne.

From Le Mas d’Agenais it is:

  • 18hrs (25 locks) to our base in Castelsarrasin (closed for the rest of 2020 but free Le Boat moorings are still available)

What you get on the base

Facilities

Toilets and showers will be closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Thank you for your understanding. Customers should use facilities on board their boats.

Wifi

Extras & options for your cruise

The following extras are available to prebook or purchase locally at this base. A reduced fee will apply to items that are prebooked. Please see 'Prepare for your departure' for more details about each extra. Restrictions apply.

 

Practical extras

Early check-in & late check-out

Boat cleaning

Parking - (see 'Travel info' tab)

Car transfer (see 'Travel info' tab)

Eco cleaning pack

L.E.D. lantern

Top-deck cushions

Grocery packs

Wifi packs

Fun extras

Bike hire

Special occasion gift baskets

Gas barbecues

Opening hours

Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat: 9am - 5pm. Tue, Thu and Sun: 10am - 4pm

Address

Le Boat Le Mas-d'Agenais
l'Ecluse 44
F – 47430 Le Mas-d’Agenais
France

Telephone

+33 (0) 553 89 50 80

Travel to Le Mas d'Agenais

By train

Closest train station(s):

Marmande: 14 km

By road

Be prepared: It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For example, there is a new legal requirement in France to carry a breathalyser, triangle & florescent jacket in your car. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you’ll need, please visit https://www.theaa.com/european-breakdown-cover/driving-in-europe

Directions

Michelin map n° 79 and IGN map n° 110 will be useful. From Bordeaux - take the motorway number A62 and leave at the Marmande exit. From Toulouse - take the motorway number A62 and leave at the Aiguillon exit.

Directions from Paris: Take the A6 to Lyons, then A7 to Orange and then A9 through to Remoulins. Leave Autoroute A9 at Remoulins and follow signs for Beaucaire and continue to town centre. On descending a straight wide road (Boulevard Marechal Foch) go straight over roundabout and straight on over a bridge. Continue straight ahead through the traffic lights. Take the next road to the right, pass the Baccardi/Martini factory and follow this road to the Le Boat base (signposted). Road distance approximately 700 kms 6.5 hrs.

Parking

Unsecure parking is available free of charge on site. No reservation possible. 

By air

Closest airport(s):

Bergerac: 70 km

Bordeaux - Merignac: 110 km

Toulouse - Blagnac: 180 km

To book a taxi to or from the base you can contact the number below.

 

Taxi Thierry (+33 (0) 689 816 569 | [email protected])

 

Approximate price (4 passengers) from:

  • Bergerac Airport (EGC) 140€
  • Bordeaux Airport (BOD) 200€
  • Toulouse Airport (TLS) 280€
  • Marmande Train Station 35€

Arrival at Le Mas d'Agenais

For more details about:

  • when to arrive at our bases
  • what to expect when you arrive 
  • how to prepare for check-in
  • what happens on your final day when you return your boat

visit our 'arrivals' page.

Local info

Payment Means

Please note that your security deposit, engine hours deposit (see compulsory costs) & any extras added at the base and are required to be paid in local currency by card. Our bases accept Visa & Mastercard, but not American Express. 

 

Hotels

Hotel Des Fleurs - Tonneins - +33 (0) 553 79 10 47

Hotel Castel Ferron - Tonneins - +33 (0) 553 84 59 99

Hotel Campanile - Marmande - +33 (0) 553 94 39 80

Hotel Le Capricorne - Marmande - +33 (0) 553 64 16 14

Hotel Ibis - Agen - +33 (0) 553 47 43 43

Hotel Regina - Agen - +33 (0) 553 14 07 97

Hotel Château Des Jacobins - Agen - +33 (0) 553 47 03 31

 

Restaurants

Auberge Du Lion D’Or - Marmande - +33 (0) 553 64 21 30

Chez Angèle - Agen - +33 (0) 553 66 60 24

China Town - Agen - +33 (0) 553 66 17 18

Le Chaudron - Agen - +33 (0) 553 47 23 00

La Malmaison - Agen - +33 (0) 553 47 25 46

 

Shops

The nearest supermarket can be found in Tonneins or Marmande, 15 kms from the base. They open at 9.00am to 8.00pm every day, but are closed on Sunday. In the town surrounding the base, you can find lots of shops, including a butcher, baker, bank and grocers. These shops are open every day, apart from Sunday morning. On Monday, you find only the baker and the grocer open. There are also pubs and one restaurant in the town. The restaurant is closed on Sunday evening.

 

Fishing

A fishing licence is required. Please arrange in advance as it cannot be purchased at the base.

 

Local market

Thursday morning

 

Tourist Info

Office de Tourisme

Place de l’Eglise,

47430 Le Mas d’Agenais

Tel – +33 (0) 553 89 50 58