Garonne Canal & Montech canal

The Garonne Canal replaces the non navigable part of the Garonne river, between Toulouse and Castets-en-Dorthe (Gironde)

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canal de garonne; garonne; gironde

The Garonne Canal replaces the non navigable part of the Garonne river, between Toulouse and Castets-en-Dorthe (Gironde)

Officially called Canal de Garonne, built in the nineteenth century,  it links the Canal du Midi  to the Garonne River and subsequently the Atlantic and the Mediterrean; hence the name  “canal of the two seas”.  It extends over 193 km, dotted with 53 locks, including the  10.5 km deviation at Montauban, and 11 locks.  Furthermore, there are 7 canal bridges over the Garonne river and its tributaries…