A different idea of holiday

A new kind of ecotourismRivers and canals are the ideal way to get away from the crowded tourist trail, and really get back to nature. Every region of France has a wealth of beautiful countryside and exceptional landscapes to explore, with all the joys of boating, culture and cuisine. A boating holiday is a source of unforgettable memories, fun and relaxation to be shared with family and friends.

 Touring holidays on the water

One of the biggest bonuses of a boating holiday, is the mobility it offers. You can travel in comfort to different destinations, without having to pack and unpack your bags! At a gentle cruising speed of 6 to 8 km/h, you have all the time in the world to enjoy the waterside landscape.

 A host of fun and cultural activities, on water and on land

There are plenty of activities available on a boating holiday, from walks to angling or canoeing. Holidaymakers can moor their boat in the middle of the countryside, and take a stroll to explore old fords, and riverside villages. Each route has spectacular highlights and unusual sites. Many also offer a wide variety of activities for young and old alike (watersports, equestrianism, theme parks, etc.).
On board, handling the boat and navigating through locks is a pleasant way for the crew to spend the day. A barge holiday is a timeless pleasure that’s guaranteed to leave you with unforgettable memories.

 On a heading for relaxation

If you’re looking to get away from it all and recharge your batteries, then a boating holiday is for you. Relax in the sun, listen to the birdsong or the gentle babbling of the water…it’s heaven for anyone in search of peace and tranquillity. Others might prefer to spend some time tasting local delicacies, visiting markets or vineyards to prepare sumptuous on-board meals or picnics on the shaded riverbanks.

Choose your destination and your provider!

Choose your destination and book your boat with a professional boat hire company. They'll ensure your holiday goes smoothly, and will be on hand to advise and assist, whenever you need.