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Great engineering and a hard battle won

As we continued to follow my grandfather military trail, we went to the canal opening. It was... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Lickcreek
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Looking for the St Quentin Canal where my Grandfather finished his WW1 action and found it below... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Skeney57
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

As we continued to follow my grandfather military trail, we went to the canal opening. It was interesting as we meet up again with 3 generations of British doing the same thing. The canal was a project of Napoleon but the Germans thought it to...More

Thank Lickcreek
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Looking for the St Quentin Canal where my Grandfather finished his WW1 action and found it below this quaint little Museum dedicated to the tow boats & their history. The curator advised me to hurry down to the tow path as a boat was due...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

The St Quentin Canal was first mooted as a water highway between France and Belgium in 1769 , but work stalled in 1775 due to lack of funds . However , the ascent of the emporer Napoleon I in 1801 , and the increasingly successful...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We left the car near the entrance to the museum and first walked down to examine the entrance to Riqueval Canal tunnel, which passes beneath the American Memorial at nearby Bony. (This was the scene of fighting by American units -- and in fact there...More

Thank Paris-Cemeteries
Reviewed 7 August 2015

After the informative film and seeing inside the towing boat so that you really understand what it does, make your way very carefully down to the towpath and wait for the current tug to appear. Peer into this remarkable structure for a first glimpse of...More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 15 August 2014

The "guide" spoke a little English but was able to tell us about the canal system. The small boat we went onto took about 5 minutes to look over. There was a short film before going onto the boat, which is not in the water....More

1  Thank SJJ88
Reviewed 18 September 2011

At Riquevall, just north of Saint Quentin. Beautifully restored old tugboat, which you can wander around as well as watch a video (in English) explaining the history. Very friendly guide who spoke English, and the day we went it was free and they also had...More

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