About Le Boat

The widest choice of beautiful boating holidays in France

royal-mystique Le Boat is the largest operator of self-drive boating holidays across Europe. Our customers are able to cruise and explore the beautiful country of France from a completely unique perspective – from its tranquil and picturesque waterways. No experience is necessary; anyone can hire a boat and set off on their own river adventure. You’re free to travel at your own pace and stop whenever and for as long you want, to explore the pretty towns and villages along the way.

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So, why choose Le Boat?

royal-mys-3Unrivalled Knowledge and Experience.

  • We’ve operated on Europe’s waterways for over 40 years which means we can offer straightforward, honest advice based on extensive knowledge and experience of our cruising areas and our fleet.
  • Our sales team is small and friendly and each member has cruised before. They don’t sell any other holidays and they will always be pleased to help with any query – no matter how big or small.
  • Similarly, all our bases have staff that speak English – and will make sure you set off on your boat with confidence and with enough advice to help you make the most of your time, on and off the water.

thames_destinationsA Boat to Suit Everyone

  • We own and operate all of our boats, so we know them inside out.
  • Plus, with over 30 boat types to choose from, we have a boat to suit every party size, budget and expectation – whether you’re looking for something affordable and comfortable, or a luxurious cruiser with lots of five-star features.

brittany_destinations2Rapid Support and One Way Cruising

  • We operate out of 27 bases across nine regions of France. We have more bases than any other operator which means that help and assistance is never far away if you need it.
  • Our network of bases also means we can offer one-way holidays, so you don’t have to turn around and cruise waters already travelled, allowing you to see and enjoy more of your chosen cruising area.

Le Boat ecluseBook with Confidence with Quality Assured

  • Le Boat is owned by Tui Travel, the largest travel and tourism provider in the world so you can book with confidence knowing that your holiday is in safe hands.
  • It also means we are able to invest every year in our fleet; our boats are maintained and upgraded to a high standard on a regular basis.


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