1. Awesome Sparkling Canal Boat Cruise in Loire-Valley, France
  2. Awesome Sparkling Canal Boat Cruise in Loire-Valley, France
  3. Awesome Sparkling Canal Boat Cruise in Loire-Valley, France

Awesome Sparkling Canal Boat Cruise in Loire-Valley, France

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Take a fantastic cruise along the Loire-Valley and savour a glass of famous Sancerre wine in town. Book "The Sparkling Cruise" onboard the 39' Canal Boat for up to 6 people. For around $990 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights you can have a great time! Rates: • $$990 USD 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 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: Lift a glass of famous Sancerre wine after exploring pretty la Charité-sur-Loire, famous for its wonderful bookshops. The Sparkling Cruise Care for some Chablis? A glass of Pouilly-Fumé? You’re set to indulge yourself on your French canal vacations in the Loire Valley! As you travel north, you delight in the scenery, and you tie up in cities and villages to sightsee! But the highlight of your cruise is time spent in Sancerre with its more than 300 wineries! You celebrate with friends and toast France on the sundeck at sunset! Main Activities Along the Way Sip wine in Sancerre - Stop and savour the tasty wine in Sancerre. It comes from the adjacent vineyards. Discover the huge Ducal Palace in Nevers - Built in the sixteenth century, this former Ducal Palace is now open to the public. Visit it to observe the distinct architecture and numerous vestiges of the past. 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. Enjoy the regional fare - Discover the tasteful gastronomy of the region: its delicious beef, its numerous cheeses, and why not the famous Burgundy snails! Verdant landscapes around the Loire - Sail along the Loire and observe quiet and preserved landscapes all along your trip. Go cycling along the canal - Cycle along this beautiful work of the eighteenth century, and observe the pretty natural lansdscapes all around. Key Towns And Villages On Your Cruise 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. 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. 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. Marseilles-les-Aubigny Marseilles-les-Aubigny is a lovely town. Moor here and discover the pleasure of walking in a quiet and tranquil atmosphere. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. What To Expect Onboard: This boat is 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 *Availability of bike type depends on base Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day *Availability of parking type depends on base. 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 Cleaning • 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 Wi-Fi Wi-Fi service provided for up to 5 devices per boat. • $63 per week in France Standard start/end cruise: Your boat will be available between 3pm & 5.30pm on your departure day and must be returned at 9am on your final day. Notes: Early check-in and late check-out can be booked as extra (depends on availability) 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.
Capacity
6 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
39ft
  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Watersports Equipment
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Dinghy
  • 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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