Unforgettable Cathedrals Cruise on a Countess Canal Boat
Sail the peaceful waterways of the Nivernais and observe the beauty of a preserved nature. Book this amazing 33 feet Countess canal boat for up to 6 people. Rate starts at $712 USD per night Rates: • 3 Nights Minimum: $712 USD per night Price includes • 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) Not included: • 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: The Cathedrals Cruise overview The River Yonne is one of the most scenic in France, with sweeping expanses of lush rural countryside and very few locks to transit during your Nivernais Cathedrals Cruise boat rent. It seems that most every town you pass has a mediaeval church, and the bigger locales like Sens have majestic cathedrals to visit! Migennes Migennes is ideally situated at the head of the Canal de Bourgogne, the Rivers Yonne and Armançon. Here, you will walk with pleasure into the green public spaces, or along the flower-lined streets. Take time to see the pretty church, Christ-Roi. Laroche-Saint-Cydroine Laroche-Saint-Cydroine is a charming village where you will find it easy to relax. Take time to visit the beautiful Romanesque church Saint-Cydroine. Joigny A beautiful and typical French city, Joigny is a really nice place to moor. Discover a town full of history with many beautiful buildings like the Château des Gondi. Joigny is also surrounded by vineyards, which offer wonderful countryside views. Cezy Cezy is a charming village where you will enjoy stopping and taking in the green landscape. Take a walk downtown to discover the church Saint-Loup, built in the 13th century. Around the church are some of the only remains of the ancient walls of the city. Armeau Armeau is a little village nestled between river and forest. Moor here and enjoy a walk to the village centre or along the lovely footpaths on the outskirts. Villeneuve-sur-Yonne Once a royal residence, Villeneuve-Sur-Yonne had important trading links with Auxerre using the river. Even today, much evidence remains of the life of the watermen here. Wander around the town to see the many remains of the city walls and old houses dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. Sens Sens is one of the biggest towns in the area. With a rich past, Sens is very pleasant to visit, especially the downtown area which boasts old timbered houses and winding streets. The Cathedral, with its galleries underground, is also interesting. Pont-sur-Yonne Pont-Sur-Yonne is a peaceful town along the canal. Moor here to discover a typical village with a beautiful church built in the 16th century. What is noteworthy here is the ruin of an old bridge inside the city. Montereau-Fault-Yonne Montereau-Fault-Yonne is a town rich in history. Discover the town where Jean sans Peur, one of the most important Burgundy Duc, was betrayed by the king. Take a walk in this interesting town and visit the church Notre-Dame-De-Saint-Loup. The town was also marked by its industrial faïence past, which is why you'll find a faïence museum in town. Saint-Mammès Enter Saint-Mammès, a beautiful town surrounded by nature. Discover beautiful and preserved places like the Clos gardens or the Bois Prieur forest on the edge of town. It's a quiet and pretty place to moor. Cruise Details • Waterways: River Yonne • Cruising time: 34 hrs • Distance: 196 km • Lock types: Easy to operate locks with lock-keepers • Locks: 36 What to Expect Onboard: Countess canal boats sport luxurious accommodations throughout! This 33-foot craft is a popular model in Le Boat’s fleet for family vacations. Sleeping a maximum of six, the Countess is a great canal boat rent well-appointed with warm and inviting wood cabinets and extensive interior space. The grand saloon has a radio/CD player (some have flat-screen TV/DVD players), and the large rear deck is an ideal venue for socializing and watching the scenery glide by! Interior & Saloon • The central saloon with convertible double love seat bed has a radio/CD player and an inside steering station. • The spacious U-shaped kitchen/galley has an electric refrigerator, stove, sink, and lots of cabinet space. Cabins & Bathrooms • The forward cabin's two single beds and adjacent shower and toilet are great for children or two adults. • Ideal for Mom and Dad, the extremely private stateroom at the rear of the boat has a double bed and an en-suite shower and toilet. Sundeck & Features • The rear sundeck is large and well suited for entertaining. The second steering station affords excellent visibility. • The swim platform runs the full width of the boat. It also makes getting on and off the boat easier at the dock. • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. There's also 220-volt shore power. • The Countess is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Specification • Length: 10.20 M • Beam: 3.56 m • Max. Headroom: 1.90 m • Water Tank: 1000 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • 1 cabin with double bed and en-suite bath • 1 cabin with two twin beds and adjacent bath • Love seat in salon converts into double bed Additional Services: (Options and Extras) Bicycles • Standard: $63 per week • Child / Tag-along: $49 per week • Bike Child Seat: $21 per week Essentials: • Parking and Garage (Secure Parking): $7.50 per car / day • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) • Top Deck Cushions (Pack of 2): $7 per week • Car Transfer: $175 - $420 depending on the route • WI FI: $63 per week in France 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.
- 6 guests
- Houseboats & Sleepaboards
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 5 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.