1. Book the Great Wines and Castles Long Break | 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person
  2. Book the Great Wines and Castles Long Break | 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person
  3. Book the Great Wines and Castles Long Break | 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person

Book the Great Wines and Castles Long Break | 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person

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Have a great trip along the rivers of Nivernais by boat! Book the "The Great Wines and Castles Long Break" tour aboard the fantastic 39' Canal Boat that accommodates up to 6 people. For around $1,439 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights you can have a wonderful time. Rates: • $1,439 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: Tarry in beautiful Nivernais. Let the sun warm your heart and the scenery fill you with serenity on a longer vacation! The Great Wines and Castles Long Break You enjoy travelling as much or as little as you want, tying up the boat to see open-air markets, browse in shops or explore museums. Bicycling, trekking and fishing are all popular pursuits on canal boat vacations in France. Linger in beautiful towns such as Tannay, Chitry-les-Mines and 17th-century Corbigny. Explore the castles and châteaux, and enjoy fine wines at vineyards. Main Activities Along the Way Explore a grand château: The Château de Régennes in Appoigny is beautifully furnished and well worth visiting. Tour the Chablis vineyards: Take a taxi from Auxerre or Vincelles to the nearby world-famous vineyards of Chablis for tours and wine tastings. Amble in historic Auxerre: The old quarter in Auxerre is filled with intriguing shops, galleries, and museums. Check out the cafés! Browse in eclectic shops: Mediaeval Chitry-les-Mines, once a silver mining centre, easily draws you into its charming embrace. Explore cool medieval ruins: The castle walls and tower at Châtel-Censoir are vestiges of the past that capture your imagination! Explore medieval castles: You'll never run out of castles and ruins to see in Chitry, Lantilly and Villemolin! Delight in local wines: The Cave de la Co-opérative (wine cooperative) in Tannay welcomes you for wine tastings. Jousting fun on the river: Cheer and shout with excitement as you watch the summer river jousts in picturesque Clemercy! Mammoths, eagles and snails: Kids will love the more than 1,500 exhibits in Auxerre's wonderful Natural History Museum! Angle for feisty trout: Catch a tasty dinner at the trout farm in the former 11th-century Abbey de Crisenon in Pregilbert! A preserved nature: Sail the peaceful waterways of the Nivernais and observe the beauty of a preserved nature. Enjoy the regional fares: Discover the tasteful gastronomy of the region with its delicious beef, its numerous cheeses, and why not even the famous Burgundy snails? Riding around: Cycle along the canal banks and appreciate the sight of natural and quiet landscapes. Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise 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. Bassou This tiny village is situated on the banks of the River Yonne. Explore the beautiful church Sainte-Croix, which dates from the 16th century and visit an ancient and pretty washing basin that used to serve the village decades ago. Appoigny 2km inland, you could easily miss this village from the canal. It's worth a stop though; rich in history and well known for its restaurants, hotels and architecture. Gurgy This mooring is great for perhaps your first overnight stop - pleasant and secure, with a well tended path you can easily cycle along to stretch your legs. Take time to see the church St André, fortified in the 13th century, and ancient postal stage, the barrage and the fish ladder. The chateau here was destroyed by fire in 1979. Auxerre Auxerre is the largest city of the area, steeped in history and bustling with markets, shops and French pâtisseries. You will enjoy exploring the old winding streets with its traditional French timbered buildings, shopping, dining out and visiting the impressive cathedral and churches which dominate the skyline on your approach. Vaux Cycle along the cyclepaths to Champs-sur-Yonne or to the hilltop through Vaux for wonderful views of the St-Bris le-Vineux hills and vineyards. Visit the 'lavoir', ancient washhouse and beautiful church near the mooring. Champs-sur-Yonne In Dampierre, a peaceful and pretty village, you can take a tour of the local church or walk along the bank of the Canal Monsieur. Just beside the village you will find Patouillet pond, a calming place to relax. Vincelles-Vincelottes Welcome to Vincelles-Vincelottes, a pretty village worth visiting for its good restaurants downtown, particularly if you enjoy the tasty wine of the region. There are also a number of walking paths on the edge of town. Bazarnes This is a lovely place to stop a while to walk or cycle along the towpath and lanes. Visit the pretty church, or dine in one of the fine restaurants. Pregilbert Pregilbert is a quiet hamlet. Moor here, walk downtown and see the old Roman church on the outskirts of town. It's a perfect place for a peaceful walk. Mailly-le-Château Welcome to Mailly-Le-Château, a quiet and friendly town. Find the beautiful hiking paths on the outskirts of the town, especially La terasse, leading you to places with wonderful views over the valley. Merry-sur-Yonne Merry-Sur-Yonne is a quiet and charming village surrounded by countryside. Moor here and take a walk downtown to discover the Saint-Etienne church. Go exploring and find the old wash basin that used to work decades ago - a nice place to have a rest. Châtel-Censoir Welcome to this peaceful and inviting village. In Chatel-Censoir, you will enjoy exploring the 15th century church, the natural landscapes all around, and the good restaurants. Clamecy Welcome to Clamecy, a beautiful and flower-filled city. Come here and discover sights like the pretty City Hall, or the gothic church Saint-Martin and its great tower. Take a walk as well to see the church Notre-Dame-De-Bethléem. Coulanges-sur-Yonne Coulanges-Sur-Yonne is a charming little village. Here, you may discover the pottery du Coutât Grimon, which has been in production for decades and produces some beautiful items. Take time to walk along the paths along the enchanting canal banks, or to dine in one of the many good restaurants. Lucy-sur-Yonne Welcome to Lucy-Sur-Yonne, a peaceful little village where you'll discover a romanesque church built in the 11th century and several good walking paths. Chevroches Chevroches is a peaceful and charming little village surrounded by lush green countryside. Go exploring and soak up the serene atmosphere. Villiers-sur-Yonne Villiers-Sur-Yonne is a pretty little village surrounded by nature. Moor here and appreciate the peaceful athmosphere around the village. A perfect place to have a rest. Tannay Tannay is a pretty little village that has existed for centuries. After it was destroyed during the 14th century, people decided to build fortifications around it and they can still be seen today. Chitry-les-Mines Chitry-les-mines is known for its famous mayor, the writer and author Jules Renard, who lived in the 19th century. Moor here to discover a quiet place where you can relax or enjoy a peaceful walk. Corbigny Corbigny is a wonderful village built around the canal. Discover beautiful buildings built centuries ago. The Saint-Seine church, built in the eleventh century, is a sight worth seeing. 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 • Sleep: 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 Lantern For alfresco dining on the sundeck of your boat. • Lantern: $14 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Stand Up Paddle Board • $119 per board per week Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Pets Take the whole family with you! Two pets allowed per boat. • $55 per animal 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 specialties, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100

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
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Chart Plotter
  • 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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