Waterways in general
The first waterways were rivers which could be used for navigation either in their natural state or after modification. However, some waterways are man-made. These canals may or may not follow the course of a river and provide a navigable link between two previously isolated areas of water.
- The information and technical documents contained in this section have been generously provided by the French Waterways Authority (Voies navigables de France (VNF)).
- The source of the photos in this section is either VNF, ASCO-TP or the ENPC.
We would like to thank them for their valuable collaboration.