* Riverboat discounts – latest offers *

DISCOUNTS FOR RIVERBOATS ON FRANCE’S MAJOR RIVERS Complete the enquiry form for further details and an exact quotation for your river cruise holiday in France. SCENIC FLEET Discount: 13 – 19 July 2018 Provence: Lyon to Marseilles 1,345 EUR instead of 1,678 EUR DEADLINE 8 JUNE 2018 Enquire button See…

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SELF-DRIVE HIRE-BOAT DISCOUNTS

DISCOUNTS BY BOAT TYPE, CRUISE LENGTH and REGION Complete the enquiry forms for further details and exact quotations for your holiday. LOCABOAT FLEET Golden Weeks Offer 25% discount on all Locaboat boats Non-cumulative, non-retroactive, minimum 7 days All regions, departing on the following dates: June: 4 8 9 25 29…

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Hotel Barge Anjodi Canal du Midi French Waterways

* Hotel Barge Discounts – latest offers *

DISCOUNTS | CHARTER AND/OR PER-CABIN Complete the enquiry form for further details and an exact quote for your hotel barge vacation. NO SINGLE TRAVELLER SUPPLEMENT on the following barge/dates Panache – June 10; Jul 1; Aug 19 L’Impressionniste – Jul 29 La Belle Epoque – Aug 12 Enchante – Aug 26…

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Beefing up waterways on Wikipedia

FW’s Practical Navigation editor and waterways expert David Edwards-May has recently devoted weeks to editing, updating, correcting and creating over 60 river and canal information pages on Wikipedia . . . As an interlude between cycling the canals and promoting waterways through Inland Waterways International, I have been updating and…

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Cruising tales: Digoin to Dompierre-sur-Besbre

Since leaving Auxonne we have travelled 228km and passed through 70 locks. Our engine has run for 41 hours. It’s a Nanni – a Kubota engine that’s been marinised – and it’s never let us down yet, in 8 years. It starts first time and just keeps going. Provided it…

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Cruising tales: Saint-Leger sur Dheune, Canal du Centre (PK 33)

Welcome to the first in our series of cruising tales, our very own experiences of France’s waterways now that we’re back aboard Grehan and waterborne.  For those who don’t know, PK means Point Kilometre. They are marked along the waterways, like the old milestones in the UK, discreetly printed on very…

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French Waterways meets… Max & Beatrice of Wine & Water

Wine & Water is a high quality hotel barge that cruises the delightful Ouche valley in Burgundy. The barge offers private charter cruises for up to six passengers.  She was completely refitted in 2013 and is owned and expertly operated by Max and Beatrice (Bea) Renau. For Wine & Water…

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Special Offer Short-Stay Hotel Barge Cruise, Canal du Midi, France

Hotel Barge Louisa is offering a promotional price for a whole barge charter for 4 lucky people. Per person:Euros 1,309 USD 1,504 GBP 1,000 Itinerary: Friday: CastelnaudaryYou’ll be met in Carcassonne or Toulouse between 10am and 11am and taken by luxury car to ‘Louisa’ moored up in port. Champagne lunch…

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