Inland Waterways Pavillion at Dusseldorf Boot 2019 Day of the Canals

BOOT 2019: waterways tourism in France by the VNF

On the first weekday of BOOT 2019 in Dusseldorf, the Inland Waterways Pavillion held its Day of the Canals press day. The programme incorporated perspectives on waterways development and potential across Europe, including Flanders, Scotland, The Netherlands, France and Leipzig in Germany. As part of the afternoon agenda Frederic Millet…

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Mention French châteaux and you immediately imagine those placed majestically along the Loire River. But other regions in France also boast fine castle palaces and one of the best places to see them is Burgundy. This wine region has around 100 châteaux dotted across its vineyard landscape, all of which have their own architectural style and charm. Next time you’re exploring this part of France, don’t miss these must-visit Burgundy châteaux.

10 must visit Burgundy châteaux

Mention French châteaux and you immediately imagine those placed majestically along the Loire River. But other regions in France also boast fine castle palaces and one of the best places to see them is Burgundy. This wine region has around 100 châteaux dotted across its vineyard landscape, all of which…

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Sixto Green boats are just as easy to use, you do need to know how and where to charge electric boats along the route..

How and where to charge electric hire boats

When hire boat cruising company Nicols launched the Estivale Sixto Green early in 2018 (link to other blog), they introduced the first electrically powered hire boat and brought zero emission cruising to France. Launched only from its base at Saverne in Alsace, it sold out quickly and early bookings for…

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France 2019 - what’s new? Planning your France 2019 holiday? Beyond the waterways, it’s really important for us to know what’s going on across the country, especially in tourist hotspots. We’ve started the research, so you don’t have to. Read on to discover our round-up of landmark anniversaries, cultural treats, foodie fests, sporting events, shopping sprees and must-see exhibitions in France next year. Keep your diary handy!

France 2019 – what’s new?

Planning your France 2019 holiday? Beyond the waterways, it’s really important for us to know what’s going on across the country, especially in tourist hotspots. We’ve started the research, so you don’t have to. Read on to discover our round-up of landmark anniversaries, cultural treats, foodie fests, sporting events, shopping…

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