1. Luxury Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat from Châtillon-sur-Loire to Decize
  2. Luxury Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat from Châtillon-sur-Loire to Decize
  3. Luxury Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat from Châtillon-sur-Loire to Decize

Luxury Cruise aboard a 4 Person Canal Boat from Châtillon-sur-Loire to Decize

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Cruise along the Canal latéral à la Loire waterways in France and see the many beautiful views while on a private canal boat! Book the Sparkling Cruise aboard the 37' Canal Boat for up to 4 people. Starting at $909 USD per night (3-nights minimum). Rates: • $909 per night (3-nights minimum) What's included in the price? • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) What's NOT included in the price? • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance Experiences: • Sip wine in Sancerre • Discover the huge Ducal Palace in Nevers • Take some invigorating treks • Stroll through a medieval town • Enjoy the regional fare • Verdant landscapes around the Loire • Go cycling along the canal What You Can Expect: Sway to the music of free summer concerts, and experience Loire culture as you enjoy your vacation! The Sparkling Cruise Vineyard tours and wine tasting are a favourite pastime in the Loire Valley, making French canal vacations almost essential to best see the historic sites. Pretty towns and larger cities like beautiful Montargis beckon. Vibrant and packed with superior restaurants and fascinating museums, the towns offer the best of both worlds on the Canal latéral à la Loire. Activities and Attractions along the Way • Sip Wine In Sancerre: Stop and savor the tasty wine in Sancerre. It comes from the adjacent vineyards. • Take Some Invigorating Treks: Hiking in the ruins of the Comtés de Nevers Chateau in Decize makes for a pleasant outing. • Stroll through a Medieval Town: Take a walk in the pretty Charité-sur-Loire to view the typical medieval architecture of the great Castle that overlooks the city. The Bridge over the Loire is a great place to appreciate the scenery. Your Cruise Details • Waterways: Canal latéral à la Loire • Distance: 133 km • Locks: 26 • Cruising time: 27 hrs • Lock types: Automatic operated by lock-keeper Key towns and villages on your cruise Châtillon-sur-Loire Enjoy the beautiful countryside all around Chatillon-sur-Loire, plus wander downtown and visit the beautiful church that dominates the city. You can try fishing in the river, or if you prefer a bike ride, there are several good cycle paths to explore. Beaulieu Beaulieu is a charming little hamlet along the canal. On the outskirts, you will discover beautiful views across the fields, with footpaths leading to other hamlets. Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire Above the Loire, take a walk on the suspension bridge to catch a unique view over the valley. Moor here to discover a flower-filled village with good restaurants. The Loire Museum is also a good place to visit. Sancerre Sancerre offers a beautiful scenery with plentiful vineyards overlooking the Loire. In this lovely town, you will have the chance to visit the remains of the former Castle of Sancerre, which was destroyed by the King after a religious war. La Charité sur Loire La-Charité-su-Loire is a wonderful city with many ancient buildings. You will enjoy visiting the impressive Church Notre-Dame-de-la-Charité-sur-Loire as well as the well-preserved battlements on the outskirts of town. In the center, enjoy the unique view over the Loire on the Old Bridge. Marseilles-les-Aubigny Marseilles-les-Aubigny is a lovely town. Moor here and discover the pleasure of walking in a quiet and tranquil atmosphere. Nevers Nevers is one of the biggest cities in the area and it's full of history and sights to see. Come and discover vestiges of different periods, like the medieval Porte du Croux, the huge Cathedral Saint-Cyr, or the impressive Palais des Ducs that you may visit. It's a perfect place to discover a part of France's history and heritage. Plagny Plagny is a quiet harbor surrounded by nature. It's a perfect place to stop and take a walk along the paths in the sunshine or enjoy an evening stroll. Decize Situated at the junction of the Canal du Nivernais and the Canal Latéral à la Loire, and at the confluence of the Rivers Loire and the Aron, Decize is an interesting town to visit, and is full of history. Walk along the charming winding streets and discover the old fortified walls and the ruins of the Castle Decize. Visit the beautiful church Saint-Aré and marvel at the view over the Loire from the huge old bridge. What To Expect Onboard: Corvette B isa 37ft long and the perfect boat for two couples cruises. One room at the front, another at the back, each one with its own bathrooms, with a living room at the middle of the boat that ensures you privacy and tranquillity. In the back stateroom, there is a bunk bed that can be changed in a double bed, making this boat a good choice for two couples or a family with two children. Interior & Saloon • The central saloon has a dining table and chairs, a radio/CD player, and a steering position. Cabins & Bathrooms • The aft (rear) cabin has bunk beds that convert to one double bed. There's also an en-suite bathroom with a shower and toilet. • At the front of the boat, the cabin offers a double bed and en-suite bathroom that includes toilet and a shower. Sundeck & Features • The sundeck is large enough to accommodate a dining table and chairs for alfresco dining. • An umbrella provides protection from the sun. • Visibility from the second steering position is fantastic. • Access to the saloon ensures smooth flow-through in the design. A safe is aboard for your security and convenience. • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. There's also 220-volt shore power. • The Corvette is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Wi-Fi Wi-Fi service provided for up to 5 devices per boat. • $63 per week in France Cleaning • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $155 to $210 (depending on boat model) Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialties, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100

Captain is not included.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
Capacity
4 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
37ft
  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent.  The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.

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