1. Amazing Boating Vacation in Aquitaine, France on a Canal Boat
  2. Amazing Boating Vacation in Aquitaine, France on a Canal Boat
  3. Amazing Boating Vacation in Aquitaine, France on a Canal Boat

Amazing Boating Vacation in Aquitaine, France on a Canal Boat

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Come and enjoy the incredible scenery of Aquitaine, France on a boat! Book the 43 feet "Royal Mystique B" Canal Boat for up to 6 person. Rate starts at $927 USD per night and a min booking of 3 nights. Rate: • 3 Nights Minimum: $927 USD per night What's included in the price? • Rental of the boat and its onboard equipment • A fully equipped kitchen • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demonstration prior to departure • Technical support • On-board maps and visitor information • Passage through locks (except in Ireland & the Netherlands where a small fee is payable) What's not included in the price? • Optional vacation extras • Boat damage waiver • Running costs (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear) - charged by the engine hour • Travel to and from the base(s) • Waterside serevices if you use them (i.e. moorings where a charge is applicable, pump-out if needed, water, etc) • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance • Food and drink What You Can Expect To help you get an idea of how far you can travel in the time you have, here's a selection of routes to and from our bases in this region. You dont have to stop at all the places listed or follow the route exactly. So long as you return your boat to your end base by the date you've booked - you're free to enjoy your cruise however you like. For a comfortable pace, allowing you time to regularly stop and explore, we'd recommend an average of 2 - 4 hours cruising each day. Indulge your palate in sunny Aquitaine Known for its fabulous wines and gourmet cuisine, the Aquitaine epitomizes the best of gastronomical boating in France. The Canal Latéral à la Garonne and the River Baïse make your playground, winding through meadows, orchards and medieval villages that tempt you to tie up and spend time simply sipping wine in the warm sunshine with your family and friends! Gastronomy A food lover's sweet spot, the Aquitaine is renowned for French gastronomy. Fois gras, wild mushrooms and regional cheeses like Brebio, Etorki or Bleu des Basques cheese are wonderful with a bottle of Bordeaux. Whilst you're in Condom, check out the Hôtel Restaurant Les Trois Lys! History & Heritage On a history vacation in Aquitaine, you can visit Castets-en-Dorthe's 12th-century Château du Hamel and Nérac's Château Henry IV! Agen offers several wonderful museums. Everywhere are historic churches like the Abbey of St. Pierre in Moissac. Wine Tasting Time your Aquitaine wine tasting cruise with the Buzet Wine Festival held every August in Nérac! Visit the Buzet Wine Cave in Buzet and tour Château Le Courréjot near Moncrabeau, a producer of Armagnac and Chablis! Try some samples! Great to see... Buzet Discover Buzet, a pretty town where the great wine Buzet is made. Visit the house of the wine growers and sample a delightful glass of the 'good stuff'. Moissac Cruising along the Garonne, you will arrive at Moissac and immediately see a luxurious hotel located on the banks. It's called the Moulin de Moissac. The great abbey Saint-Pierre de Moissac is also pleasant to visit. Montauban Walk under the beautiful arches in Montauban, the most populated city in the area. It is a good place to stay for a few days. Note that there is also a huge golf course. Nerac Nerac will offer you wonderful landscapes of a typical village of southern France. Visit and discover the huge Albret Castle. Don't forget the impressive Saint-Nicolas church. Castets-en-Dorthe In Castets-en-Dorthe, a green and quiet city, you will enjoy having a walk along the canal banks of the Garonne. See the great Hamel Castle and the Eiffel bridge. Meilhan-sur-Garonne In Meilhan-sur-Garonne, there is a place you have to see. Located along the left bank, a beautiful vista across the valley of the garonne awaits you. It is a perfect spot to have a rest, to fish, or go for a bicycle ride. Marmande In Marmande, the church Notre-Dame de Marmande is really interesting, with its beautiful cloister and its great gardens. Downtown, you will appreciate the decoration of the Place Clemenceau, and also the garden of Verdun. Le Mas d'Agenais Usually awash with colorful flowers, Le Mas d'Agenais is home to a marvelous old wash basin, and the ruins of a destroyed castle which are both worth a visit. Damazan Damazan is a pretty, quiet and colorful town. Esplanade des Promenades is a beautiful place, where old men sometimes play petanque in the shade of cedars. Agen Agen is a large city with a rich medieval past. Discover the typical timbered houses, the church of the Jacobins, and the rich history of this pretty town. Valence d'Agen Stroll around Valence d'Agen's pretty streets and see the unusual ancient round wash houses. Castelsarrasin Castelsarrasin is a flower-filled city with many open gardens, most notably the garden of Clairefont. Vianne Vianne has a long history to tell you. It begins in the Roman period. War after war, new fortifications appeared, which explains why the church is so well-fortified. It is now a charming and welcoming village with very good restaurants. Lavardac Discover Lavardac, a brilliant example of a typical bastide - an organised villages built in the 14th century in the southern France. Moncrabeau Moncrabeau is a lovely place to visit. You will enjoy its quiet and pretty center and a visit to the old church, Saint Sigismond de Vialère. Condom Condom is a typical French village with a beautiful church to see. Take a break here, drink coffee, and marvel at the windmills on the horizon. Don't miss the Armagnac museum. Valence-sur-Baise Valence-sur-Baise is a bastide: an organized village built in the 14th century in southern France. There are beautiful things to discover here, like the architecture of the village, the old timbered-houses, the wash basin, and two churches. What To Expect Onboard: Royal Mystique B is a variation of our Royal Mystique A. As comfortable and easy to handle, it has the same design & arrangements and similar features. It can supply air conditioning when plugged into shore power. Interior and Saloon • The designer-style saloon has comfortable seating and plenty of room for fine dining.- • The large love seat converts to a double bed. For entertainment, there's a 17-inch LCD flat-screen TV/DVD player, and a media center with MP3/USB connectivity. • An inside steering station provides excellent visibility, and there's easy access to the sundeck. • The full kitchen/galley includes a small oven, stove, microwave, large electric refrigerator, lots of storage space, and high-quality equipment and utensils. Cabin and Bathrooms • The forward cabin has a large double bed and an en-suite bathroom with an electric-flush toilet, sink, and shower. • The exceptionally spacious aft (rear) stateroom has two single beds that can combine to make a double bed. • The en-suite bathroom with shower, electric-flush toilet, and sink is luxurious. Sundeck and Exterior • The sundeck is very large with a dining table and cushioned seating. • Soft under-lighting and security lighting for alfresco dining and relaxing after sunset is inviting and beautiful. • A barbecue hot plate comes in handy for heating up appetizers, and there's a portable cooler as well. • Enjoy a hot outer-deck shower after a swim. • An expansive umbrella (Bimini) provides shade on sunny days. • There's easy access directly to the saloon through a companionway.- The sundeck is easily large enough to store four bicycles. Specification • Water Tank: 1000 L • Draft: 0.90 m • Max. Headroom: 1.95 m • Length: 13.25 m • Fuel Tank: 220 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Width: 4.10 m

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

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
43ft
  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • 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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