Canal boat rental Charente, from Cognac

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Discover canal boat on Charente

  • Rent of boat without license on the Charente.
    The cruises on the Charente River are for people with an experience in navigation. The locks are manual and to be managed yourself.

    Large and winding, the river Charente quoted by François the 1st as the most beautiful stream in the Kingdom , runs through the ancient counties of Langoumois and La Saintonge. For 171 km, from Angoulême to the Ocean, the Charente is regulated by 21 locks. The ancient vineyards cover the surrounding hills. Many cellars and distilleries will invite you to taste the famous Cognac or delicious Pineau. Along your cruise, you will find many villages and towns that are testimonies to a rich past such as Angoulême, Fleurac, St Simeux, Châteauneuf, Saint-Simon, Bassac, Jarnac, Saint-Brice, Cognac, Saintes, Saint-Savinien, and Rochefort. In the Charente area, the gastronomy based on seafood is waiting for you along the river with many of its restaurants preparing local specialities (mouclade, oysters …). Fishermen will not be forgotten and will find plenty of brown trout, carp, pike, perche, and eels …

Bases of departure on CHARENTE
Itinerary & Activities
Canal and River Through CHARENTE
  • Canal
    Air draft
    Length of lock
  • Sevre niortaise
    la mer
    31m x 5m
  • Charente
    la mer
    35m x 7m
  • Sevre nantaise
    32m x 5,40m