Historic, unique, charming
Pretty, quiet, very special
Superb places and scenery
Go Your Own Way – Cruise the canals driving your own hire boat
Sit Back and Relax – captain and crew will treat you like royalty
Watch France Glide Past – close-up, from the comfort of your cabin
Explore by boat, barge or ship – what are the differences?
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Practical boating resources, advice and information, based on our 10,000 km of experience.
Essential navigation guides, maps and books from publishers Breil, Fluviacarte and Imray.
80+ waterways – Key facts, km by km details, maps, navigation guides and PDF downloads.
Comprehensive detailed navigational information, km by km from Sete west to Toulouse.
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The information published here results from ten years direct personal experience cruising the waterways from north to south and east to west.
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