1. The Cognac Short Break Cruise on a Spacious 3 Cabin Canal Boat
  2. The Cognac Short Break Cruise on a Spacious 3 Cabin Canal Boat
  3. The Cognac Short Break Cruise on a Spacious 3 Cabin Canal Boat

The Cognac Short Break Cruise on a Spacious 3 Cabin Canal Boat

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Cruise along the stunning River of Charente in France on a spacious boat! Reserve "The Cognac Short Break" aboard the 3 Cabin Canal Boat for up to 6 people. For around $249 USD per night and preferred minimum of 3-nights minimum, you can have an unforgettable vacation in France. Rates: • $249 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 What You Can Expect: Starkly gorgeous, the Charente River invites you to swim, fish, play golf, and explore museums and châteaux! The Cognac Short Break Distilleries hum with activity, filling the air with the sounds and aromas that have made the town of Cognac famous for eons. You’re in the heart of beautiful Charente! On the river, lush vineyards, fields ablaze in colorful sunflowers, imposing castles, and picturesque villages create an ever-changing tapestry from your sundeck — the essence of a Charente boat rent in France! Your Cruise Details • Waterways: River Charente • Distance: 90 km • Locks: 10 • Cruising time: 16 hrs • Lock types: Manual - easy to operate - no lock-keeper Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise Jarnac Jarnac is a welcoming town. Take time to discover the city and its history and to learn about the powerful Chabot family of barons. Bourg-Charente In this quiet yet brilliant place, you will find a natural and pristine town surrounded by vineyards. Downtown, you may discover the beautiful old castle and its green gardens. Welcome to Bourg-Charente. Saint-Brice Saint-Brice is a charming village with many vestiges of the past. Come and visit the huge castle of Garde-Epee, built in the 16th century. Another great castle that's a must-see: The Saint-Brice Castle, with its vast green gardens. Cognac Cognac is a dynamic and historic city. Walk the old winding streets lined with timbered houses, and explore the green gardens next to the city hall. Cognac is famous for its delightful brandy, which you can enjoy tasting while you're here. Brives-sur-Charente Brives-sur-Charente is a small and charming village. Take a walk along its old streets and discover the great 18th century church. Chaniers Welcome to Chaniers, a pleasant town to stop and visit. You will enjoy visiting the Church of Saint-Pierre, whose foundation dates back to the eleventh century. Take time to walk along the canal banks; they are absolutely beautiful. Saintes Saintes is the second most important city in the area. It's a city full of history with magnificient monuments like the basilica Saint-Eutrop. Enjoy visiting the old pedestrian streets where you will find both good views and good restaurants. Main Activities Along the Way Explore a medieval town: Grab the guided tour to see elegant and picturesque Jarnac. There's a cool crypt in the church of St. Pierre! You’ll love the grand châteaux: Wander the elegant rooms and visit the museum at the Château de Cognac in Cognac. Delight in the special Cognac: Cognac is a city, but is is also a famous alcohol made in the area. Enjoy its particular taste! Enchanting Saintes: Stop near Saintes and visit this beautiful and welcoming city where you will find great architecture as well typical restaurants and shops. Natural Landscapes: River Charente is one of the loveliest in France. Sail past the beautiful natural landscapes, and discover many beautiful places. The impressive castle of St. Brice: You get a taste of the 14th century with the unique Renaissance façade seen here. Pretty Saint-Savinien: Come to the pretty Saint Savinien and indulge. Every August, the Good Food and Wine Festival is held. Dive in the Charente: Jump from your boat and swim along the Charente! Find your meal in the River: La Vilaine is a river full of fish. It's a perfect occasion to angle! What To Expect Onboard: This sleek, modern and packed with amenities, our 39-foot Caprice boat rent looks great inside and out with a spacious upper deck and a huge rear saloon! The Caprice is an ideal boat for parties up to six. The two en-suite staterooms are located forward, leaving lots of room in the rear for the saloon and aft deck. The saloon has a radio/CD player and MP3/USB connectivity. Technical • Length: 12.00 m • Beam: 3.81 m • Max. Headroom: 2.00 m • Water Tank: 660 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Sleeps: up to 6 • Cabins: 2 • Bathrooms: 2 Kitchen Features • Burner/ Oven • Fridge: 120 L Air Cooling • Heater • Fans Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position Exterior • Sundeck • Audio / Visual • CD / Radio player • MP3/USB • Internet access Electricity • Cigar lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter Other Features • Toilets Type: Electric • Safety Box Interior & Saloon • The large rear saloon with steering position has a love seat that converts to a double bed. There's also a radio/CD player, MP3/USB connectivity, and flat-screen TV/DVD player in boats cruising in Norfolk Broads. Boats cruising in Ireland are also equipped with TVs. • Two en-suite showers, toilets, and sinks add a touch of luxury. • The full kitchen/galley features a stove, microwave, electric refrigerator, sink, and lots of storage space. Cabins & Bathrooms • The forward cabin has a V-berth (two single beds) that converts to one double bed. • The two single beds in the central stateroom convert to one double bed. Sundeck & Features • The spacious sundeck with ample seating is a great feature of this boat. • The second steering station provides superb visibility for the skipper. • There's access to the saloon from the sundeck, enhancing flow-through in the interior. • Swimmers will love the full-width swim platform, which also makes it easier to get on and off the boat at the dock. 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 BBQ and Lantern • BBQ: $63 per week • Lantern: $21 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $5.50 USD per car/day • Garage: From $11 USD per car/day Grocery Pack Take the stress out of foraging for food when you arrive and have your groceries delivered to the boat. • Sundowner pack: $55 in Europe / $45 in Canada • Starter pack: $85 in Europe / $65 in Canada Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Cleaning Enjoy a green and more relaxing vacation thanks to our Eco-Cleaning Pack and our Cleaning service at the end of your cruise. • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $110 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 specialities, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100 If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is optional.
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
Capacity
6 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
39ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Head

Approximate Location

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Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

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