Sailing along the canals of France and Navarre is a different way to explore our countryside. Set a course for a trip that’s both original and unforgettable!

> L’Opinion indépendante (10 May 2013)

Haven’t we all dreamed of skippering a barge? Haven’t we all imagined what it might be like to live aboard a narrow boat, sailing the canals and rivers, rocked gently to sleep each night and dropping anchor wherever the fancy takes us? Well, it’s possible to get a taste of that life by hiring a barge to discover France’s countryside from a whole new angle, and let yourself go with the flow.

There are numerous specialist firms offering the chance to put on the skipper’s cap for a few weeks’ break. There is a wide selection of packages to choose from, and newcomers to this unusual type of holiday are naturally curious to know more. We have the answers to your questions!

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.