Wonderful Boating Vacation in Northern France Waterways! Rent the 44' Canal Boat for 7 Person from Dinan, Bretagne
Experience a fun day along the beautiful waterways of Northern France's by boat! Rent the 44' Canal Boat for up to 7 people. Rates as low as $260 USD per day. "Exclusively to GetMyBoat, we are offering free bicycles for the duration of your trip on all bookings for you and your guests". Rates: Daily Rental ● From January 1, 2020: From $260 USD per day ● March 6, 2020 to March 31, 2020: From $240 USD to $664 USD per day ● April 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020: From $332 USD to $952 USD per day ● May 1, 2020 to May 31, 2020: From $508 USD to $1184 USD per day ● June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020: From $544 USD to $1188 USD per day ● July 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020: From $594 USD to $1244 USD per day ● August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020: From $540 USD to $1204 USD per day ● September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020: From $348 USD to $956 USD per day ● October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020: From $308 USD to $648 USD per day ● November 1, 2020 to November 6, 2020: From $308 USD to $616 USD per day 7 Nights Rental ● From March 14, 2020: Starts at $3319 USD ● From April 11, 2020: Starts at $3679 USD ● From April 18, 2020: Starts at $4039 USD ● From April 25, 2020: Starts at $4759 USD ● From May 2, 2020: Starts at $5079 USD ● From May 9, 2020: Starts at $5319 USD ● From May 16, 2020: Starts at $5579 USD ● From May 23, 2020: Starts at $5919 USD ● From May 30, 2020: Starts at $5699 USD ● From June 6, 2020: Starts at $5439 USD ● From June 13, 2020: Starts at $5719 USD ● From June 20, 2020: Starts at $5559 USD ● From June 27, 2020: Starts at $5939 USD ● From July 11, 2020: Starts at $6059 USD ● From July 18, 2020: Starts at $6219 USD ● From August 1, 2020: Starts at $6019 USD ● From August 8, 2020: Starts at $5819 USD ● From August 15, 2020: Starts at $5879 USD ● From August 22, 2020: Starts at $5399 USD ● From August 29, 2020: Starts at $5559 USD ● From September 5, 2020: Starts at $4779 USD ● From September 12, 2020: Starts at $4519 USD ● From September 19, 2020: Starts at $3839 USD ● From September 26, 2020: Starts at $3479 USD ● From October 3, 2020: Starts at $3159 USD ● From October 10, 2020: Starts at $3239 USD ● From October 17, 2020: Starts at $3079 USD Rates may vary. Inquire for exact rates. What is included in the rates? • 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 What is not included in the rates? • 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 services 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: A Celtic land laced in canalized rivers studded with towering castles seemingly at every turn, a Brittany boat rent in France ushers you into an especially unique French locale. You’re not far from the North Atlantic coast, so seafood at cafés is in order! You can also venture to Nantes and Rennes for the museums, historic sites, fine restaurants and lively nightclubs. The perfect boating region for... • History & Heritage You'll never tire of the châteaux in the Land of a Thousand Castles, as Brittany is called! Put the Château de Josselin high on your history vacation list! Discover the fascinating museums in Nantes! • Gastronomy Seafood, especially Breton oysters, is a must on Boating Vacations in Brittany! Then indulge in a savoury galette or a sweet crêpe! The local cidar and Muscadet wine is delicious! Whilst you're in Suce-sur-Erdre, enjoy fine dining at elegant Le Clos St. Thomas! • Family Four-footed friends await the kids at Dinan's La Bourbansais Zoo! Book your Brittany river cruise in August to coincide with the St. Laurent Festival in Blain. You'll love the jugglers! Enjoy the butterfly reserve in La Gacillly! The Water Museum in Malestroit enchants the little ones! • Nature Lovers As you go cruising in Brittany, you may see herons, gannets and hawks! Deer and wild boar occasionally show themselves! The marshes and peaks of Aux Pies on the River Oust are excellent for trekking and observing nature! Must See in the North region of France • Nantes Nantes is one of the most beautiful cities in France. There are many places and monuments to see. Given the abundance of history to explore, consider getting the Pass Nantes," a pass that will allow you to visit as many monuments and museums as you'd like during your visit. • Sucé-sur-Erdre A very nice and peaceful little town on the edge of the River Erdre, Suce-sur-Erdre will charm you with its restaurants, cafés, and elegant terraces. Along the river, you will find cycle paths if you'd like to go for a ride. You can visit the Tower Gaillard, the last vestige of a temple built by the protestants in the 16th century. • Nort-sur-Edre Nort-sur-erdre is a peaceful and charming city. Here, you will enjoy a welcoming marina, a very scenic place to stay. You can also survey the distinct architecture of the castle of Port-Mulon, built in the 18th century. • Blain A city full of character, Blain hosts an immense castle riddled with history from all of its previous invaders. Here you can visit the Saint-Roch chapel, and the museum of arts and tradition. • Guenrouët Guenrouët is an inviting and peaceful stop. The leisure center has something for everyone: an open-air pool with slide, whirlpool, grassy areas, paddle boats, canoes and kayaks, picnic areas, and a mini-golf course themed after the local canal. The village and shops are just 200 meters away. • La Roche Bernard Welcome to La-Roche-Bernard. This town is well worth exploring. Historically an important seaport, it is still a thriving yachting centre today and its streets are filled with little shops and places to eat. • Redon An official ‘City of character’, Redon sits at the crossroads of the Vilaine River and the Canal de Nantes à Brest. This maritime port was an important stop on the way to Rennes, and each year hundreds of ships were loaded with salt, wine and other goods to be transported to the north. Quai Duguay-Trouin pays testament to this flourishing era with many beautiful 18th mansions built by ship merchants which line the promenade. Don’t miss the ‘Musée de la Batellerie de l’Ouest’ which retraces the epic history of the Brittany canals and the life of the sailors. • Ile-aux-Pies In the direction of La Gacilly, the Oust River crosses between granite cliffs, creating natural paradises like the Ile-aux-Pies. This island is an adventurers’ paradise, with climbing peaks, hiking trails, and a zipline. Kids, big and small, can while away the hours, trying their hand at archery, tree climbing and fishing. • La Gacilly From early May, La Gacilly is blooming with a wonderful, colorful display of flowers along the streets and bridges of the town. It is also home of the famous Yves Rocher cosmetic factory. • Malestroit Rich with history, Malestroit was one of the 9 baronnies" of independant Brittany and has manitained many impressive buildings from this period, including quaint, historic houses with timber framing that you can still admire in the old town. • Josselin Destroyed and rebuilt several times, the castle of Josselin is perhaps the most beautiful in all of Brittany. While here, take time to stroll through the narrow streets and admire the old houses clustered around the town centre. • Messac Messac is home to a few interesting local churches and has lovely country tracks, perfect for taking a walk and discovering the natural beauty of the region. Today, this pretty town is classified as a 'green tourist station' thanks to its excellent tourist and sporting facilities. Why not give it a try? • Pont-Rean Enter Pont-Rean by crossing its charming bridge entrance. There are many colourful landscapes to discover, especially at Le Boël which is located next to the city. The old stone-pit is also a lovely place to walk around. • Rennes Rennes is Brittany's dynamic capital city. There is a thriving architectural and religious heritage which can be seen when touring St Pierre's Cathedral, St Madeleine Abbey and St Germain church. Brittany's extravagant parliament building displays its extraordinary wealth through its decor...Consider taking a break in the splendid Thabor Gardens. Rennes is a very lively town with many things to do and see all year long. • Hédé Hédé is a genial little village set on a hill by the canal, hence the need for the many locks. You will see three historic churches here - one is from the Roman period. The Musée de la Maison du Canal has many permanent and visiting exhibitions showing life on the canal from days gone by. • Tinteniac At Tinteniac, visit the wonderful Saint-Trinité church. The local architecture is exquisite, with its charming 15th and 16th century houses. This place is an excellent spot to moor, and if you need something, you will find several shops and services. • Léhon Lehon is listed as one of the top 30 most beautiful locations in Brittany. A single street leads from the ruined castle on the hill, down to a little hump-backed bridge over the river, passing an abbey along the way. Take a dip into the heated outdoor swimming pool and visit the traditional bakery at the top of the village. • Dinan Dinan is widely acknowledged as one of the most picturesque towns in Brittany. The old town is a maze of narrow cobblestone streets and old medieval timbered buildings. What To Expect Onboard: Horizon 3 is a bigger boat, allowing larger parties to holiday together. It sleeps up to 7 guests with one master cabin at the end of the boat and two smaller cabins, all with the privacy of their own en-suite bathrooms. It enjoys a spacious saloon and sundeck. • Boat Size: 13.5m x 4.35m • 1 large forward cabin with a convertible double bed • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s) • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms • Large stateroom with convertible settee (sleep 2) • Rear outside seating area and large sundeck Interior & Saloon • Roomy and comfortable interior with generous headroom throughout • Large sliding glass doors to outside seating area at the rear • One bright and spacious forward stateroom with convertible single bed • The full kitchen/galley includes an oven, stove, large electric refrigerator, microwave, and high-quality equipment and utensils • Air cooling in the saloon & cabins + USB port Cabins & Bathrooms • One bright and spacious forward stateroom with convertible double/single bed(s) • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s). • All cabins with en-suite bathrooms & electric-flush toilet • Individually controlled air-cooling + USB ports in both cabins Sundeck & Exterior • Spacious 'fundeck' with sunbathing area, table, sink, ambient lights, BBQ hotplate and deck shower • Large removable bimini (Sun Shade) • 2 steering position inside and outside • Bow thruster for easier handling and easy access to all sides of the boat. • Aft cockpit with settees to be used as second outdoor space • MP3 entertainment system – waterproof speakers Other Features • Large border along the boat for easy & secured access to all sides of the boat during maneuvers • Large aft cockpit secured with a door, ideal for children • 2 steering position inside and outside • Bow thruster and stern thruster (NEW) for easier maneuvering • Rudder angle indicator and GPS Speed sensor for an ideal handling of the boat • Demister system for secured navigation from inside in case of rain Features • Microwave • Oven / Grill • Burner • MP3/USB features • Flat Screen DVD Player • CD / Radio player • Heater • Cabin air cooling • Cigar Lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter • 220V on cruise • Shore Power (220V on dock) • Internal Steering Position • Bow Thrusters • External Steering Position • Alfresco dining • Ambient light • Bimini (Sonnensegel) • Deck Shower • Fridge on sundeck • Fest installierter Gasgrill auf dem Sonnendeck • Portable cool box • Sundeck Technical • Water Tank: 600 L • Draft: 1 m • Max. Headroom: 2 m • Length: 13 m • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Width: 4.3 m • Height above waterline: 2.9 m Vacation Extras We offer a range of optional extras to make your holiday more relaxing, comfortable and fun. You can add them to your initial booking, or you can add them on any time afterward. You can even purchase them at the base when you arrive. Extras Package - a bundle of our top extras Included: • Engine hours charge - which covers diesel to power the engine and onboard heating, gas for cooking and engine wear and tear. This is otherwise charged locally at the end of your vacation. • Non-refundable Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - to significantly reduce the refundable damage deposit (and thus your liability) which is collected locally before your start your vacation. • Boat cleaning - so you don't have to spend your evening cleaning the boat. Just bag up your trash and wash the dishes. • Rental of one bike - ideal to collect your morning bread or for exploring the coutryside to discover the countryside Please note: The extras included in this package are also available to purchase seperately. You can add more bikes if you wish, but please make sure you don’t double book CDW and boat cleaning! Packages only available as pre-booked, for cruises in France, Belgium, Holland & Germany. Engine hours are covered up to a fixed amount, depending on the duration of your vacation as follows: 3 nights: 16hrs / 4 nights: 20hrs / 7 nights: 30hrs / 10 nights: 42hrs / 11 nights: 48hrs / 14 nights: 55hrs. Hours used in excess will be charged locally in local currency. Hour unused will not be refunded. Barbecues • Available in one size only and is suitable for up to 8 people. Groceries • Sundowner Pack • Starter Pack Please note: Grocery Packs must be ordered at least 7 days in advance of your departure date, otherwise availability cannot be guaranteed. Bike rental Please note: Bikes are not available to rent in Scotland, but our base team can put you in touch with local rental companies should you wish to explore the Highlands on two wheels. Early boarding and late check out Early Boarding enables you to collect your boat between 11am - 12pm, or from 2pm on the first day (instead of 4pm). Late Check-out means you can return your boat by 12pm on the last day (instead of 9am). Please note: Owing to operational constraints, it sometimes may not be possible to offer this service. Wifi A 3G Mini router, which uses SFR Mobile Broadband, provides internet access wherever there is a mobile phone signal. Each unit can have a maximum of five devices connected at any one time. Signal speeds can vary depending on location and local coverage. Download limit of 5GB (4000mb) per week. Deck cushions Why not rent a pack of deck cushions for extra comfort while you cruise? They also double up as sunbathing matresses! Ecological cleaning pack Help us preserve the waterways for future enjoyment by purchasing a pack of eco-friendly cleaning products which come in a ecological cotton bag. The pack includes: Ecological disinfectant spray, ecological kitchen spray, washing-up liquid, sponge, box of matches. Cleaning service After a relaxing vacation, you probably don’t want to spend your last evening cleaning the boat. So why not pre-book our cleaning service and let us take care of the final clean of your boat. Then all you have to do is wash the dishes and bag up your trash. For details about the condition your boat should be returned in, Special occasion gift basket If you are celebrating a special birthday or occasion, you can pre-order one of our beautifully presented gift baskets, full of local delicacies and regional specialities. It will be waiting for you on board when you arrive Stand-up paddle boards Provided in a bag, with everything you need, our new paddle boards are stable, inflatable and easy to use. You'll love spending some time traveling down the river under your own power. Bring your dog! A boating adventure is the perfect kind of vacation to take your four-legged friend on. A maximum of two dogs are welcome on board each boat. A pet cleaning supplement applies. Parking If you are traveling to your start base by car, you can add parking onto your booking as an optional extra. Most bases have on-site parking. Some offer parking in a secure compound and a few of our bases offer undercover parking too. Car transfers If you are doing a one-way cruise (i.e. returning your boat to a different base), we can transfer your car from your departure base to your end base. Please note: Car transfers are available for a charge, must be pre-booked before departure and are subject to availability Compulsory Costs • Engine Hours • Boat Damage Protection • Lock Fees • One-way supplement • Mooring fees 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 not included.
- Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
- 8 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- Bow Thrusters
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
40% 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.