Safety is our common responsibility
Walkers, cyclists, roller-bladers, runners, anglers, boaters, riparians,...
The canal is open for you to enjoy the beauty of its landscapes and its structures. It offers a carefully preserved environment that inspires calm and serenity.
All users are invited to respect the sites, the different uses, the men and women who live and work on the canal, and all those who, like you, wish to take advantage of it.
Respect his property and his privacy, as you would wish others to respect yours.
Watch out for walkers, roller-bladers, animals,... and for the men and women who live and work on the canal. Dismount from your bike when passing the locks. Do not leave your bike in inappropriate locations and in particular refrain from locking it to operating equipment, fences or safety barriers.
they can often hinder other users and maintenance vehicles.
swimming is strictly forbidden in the canal.
The canal bank, a space to share and respect
The towpath is a service road for canal staff which is also open for walkers. With support from the départements, certain sections have been developed as trails open to walkers and cyclists.
See the regulations for traffic on the Greenway of the Canal des deux mers
Whether on a specially laid-out trail or on the towpath, you may encounter service vehicles that are clearly identifiable. The waterway staff (VNF, or Conseils Généraux,...) carry out day-to-day operation and maintenance of the canal and its banks. They work for your safety and well-being. Respect them and followo their instructions.
Using the towpath
keep to the right,
keep an eye on children,
watch out for cyclists, roller-bladers,...
See the particular conditions applicable to traffic on the Les chemins de halage
proceed at a moderate speed; the towpath is not a dedecated cycleway,
watch out for pedestrians, other cyclists and especially for children,
give warning of your passage.
||Under the item Publications, download the brochure "Share and respect the canal"|