THE FONTINETTES BOATLIFT

 

The Fontinettes Boatlift was built in 1887 and replaced a flight of 5 locks.It has been working from 1887 to 1967 like a pair of hydraulic scales. It is situated on the Neuffossé canal linking the river la Lys to the river Aa (Belgium to Dunkerque). It's now classified "Monument Historique "

 
fONTINETTES boatlift

You can visit the annexe buildings of this boatlift :
- General exhibition room
- Forge and video room
- Repair workshop

 

 

COSTS AND BOOKINGS : Tourist Office
03.21.88.59.00 or
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