Self drive canal boats on the french waterways
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 Self Drive Canalboat

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 Discover our large fleet of self driving boats : 250 boat models, 12 countries, 28 Boating regions and 115 departure bases.

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Canal Boat in France
We offer an incredibly wide selection of boats, so you can find just the right one for your party. Browse our boats to choose the layout, features or style that you like best

Be the captain of your own boat

Come and join us afloat ...

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Enjoy some of Europe's most stunning scenery than from the deck of your own boat!

Cruising leisurely along a peaceful river or canal, enjoying the wild life, exploring local villages and towns, mooring up at leisure to sunbathe or enjoy a meal at a waterside restaurant.
It's a world where sometimes time really does appear to stand still!

we look forward to welcoming you aboard
the New Vision 4 boat

the New Vision 4 boat

The Highest Standards of Luxury Cruising.Each configuration offers a modern, spacious and sumptuous interior which will appeal to everyone looking for a luxurious cruising experience such as :

- Equal sized & en-suite cabins , Flat screen TVs (saloon & each cabin) , Full equiped galley with large domestic fridge/freezer , Top deck bar fridge & Barbecue, Air-conditioning, ...

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Itineraries of your cruise in France Choose your destination to view all our self drive boats.
ALSACE-LORRAINE
Canal Boat in Alsace-Lorraine

Proudly French, but with many distinctive Germanic influences, Alsace is France's smallest province....
AQUITAINE
Canal Boat in Sud-Ouest et Baïse

Situated in South West France, your cruise takes you along the Garonne valley, the Baise river or th...
ARDENNES
Canal Boat in Ardennes

With the canal de la Meuse takes you through the lush pastures and verdant countrside of Lorraine as...
BRITTANY
Canal Boat in Bretagne

Brittany has over 600km of waterways just waiting to be explored. The Celtic charm and natural beaut...
BURGUNDY-NIVERNAIS
Canal Boat in Bourgogne-Nivernais

Known locally as the 'green land of running waters' and internationally as a wine lovers paradise, t...
CAMARGUE
Canal Boat in Camargue

On the gateway to the Camargue, you can discover one of France's most remarkable cruising regions. H...
CANAL DU MIDI
Canal Boat in Canal du Midi

Europe's oldest waterway is unique due to its sheer size and the cleverness of its design. It is an ...
CHARENTE
Canal Boat in Charente

Large and winding, the river Charente quoted by François the 1st as the most beautiful stream in th...
FRANCHE-COMTE, VOSGES
Canal Boat in Franche-Comté Vosges

Spectacularly beautiful, this cultural and gastronomic region in the heart of France is perfect for ...
LOIRE VALLEY
Canal Boat in Loire

The Val de Loire is situated at the very heart of France and is renowned for its superb gastronomy. ...
MAINE-ANJOU
Canal Boat in Maine-Anjou

Just a few hours from Paris, between the Castles of the Loire and Brittany, this unique region offer...
RIVER LOT
Canal Boat in Lot

Enjoy a boating holiday cruising through the dramatic scenery of the river Lot. Wide gorges and towe...
SAONE ET LOIRE
Canal Boat in Saône et Loire

Cruising the Canal du Centre, you pass through some of the most renowned vineyards of the Côte Chalo...
SOMME-PICARDY
Canal Boat in Somme-Picardie

The Canal de la Somme reveals its pristine nature, its silence only interrupted by the sound of bird...