1. The Great Aquitaine Cruise aboard the 31' Canal Boat for 5 People
  2. The Great Aquitaine Cruise aboard the 31' Canal Boat for 5 People
  3. The Great Aquitaine Cruise aboard the 31' Canal Boat for 5 People

The Great Aquitaine Cruise aboard the 31' Canal Boat for 5 People

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See the two famous castles and discover the fantastic Rivers, canals, Roman aqueducts and visit the two famous castles in Aquitaine, France by boat! Reserve "The Great Aquitaine Long Break" cruise aboard the 31' Canal Boat for up to 5 people. For around $1482 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights you can have a great time! Rates: • $1482 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 • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) 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: Rivers, canals, Roman aqueducts! Bastide towns with fine restaurants! Your cruise vacation immerses you in France! The Great Aquitaine Long Break You chose this barge holiday in France for its diversity! Languid days tied up in mediaeval towns wash the tension away as you get into the fun of travelling by boat through the Garonne Valley. You smile as you stop to breathe in the fragrance of Castets-en-dorthe’s wonderful gardens or sip a Bordeaux in Nérac, aside the great Henri IV castle. Agen delights you with urban pleasures! Waterways • River Baïse • Canal Latéral à la Garonne • Canal de Montech Main Activities Along the Way Wander in a Benedictine abbey Built in the 7th century, the Abbey of St. Pierre in Moissac is a fine example of mediaeval architecture. Impressive gardens The magnificent garden in Montauban features more than 12,000 varieties of beautiful roses. Discover the marché au gras In Valence d'Agen, there is a traditional market called Marché au gras where you will find local specialities, like the delightful foie gras. Savour local wines The Buzet Cave in Buzet offers free wine tasting. The local wines are superb. Buy a bottle for the boat! Visit the great Castle of Barbaste As soon as you arrive in Barbaste, you will see this old and beautiful castle. Visit the castle of the powerful King Henry IV Once the main residence of King Henry IV, the castle is now open to visitors. Enjoy the famous Armagnac Take time to delight in the Armagnac, a delightful liquor produced in the area. The unique Pruneau d'Agen Stop in Agen and taste the delightful local specialty: the Pruneau d'Agen. Chill out in Walibi amusement park Just beside Agen is a famous amusement park where everybody will have fun! Discover glass in Vianne A great Glasswork factory is open to the public in Vianne. Do you know how it works ? Dive in the Baïse This pretty river is perfect for a swim. Dive in and swim along the banks! Take your bicycle along the canal latéral There are good cycle paths along the canal latéral. Enjoy beautiful landscapes on your bike! Take a dip in Saint-Nicolas de la Grave Discover beautiful landscapes over the lake Saint-Nicolas de la Grave, and enjoy the numerous watersports facilities right there! Key Towns And Villages On Your Cruise 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. 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'. Serignac-sur-Garonne Like Lavardac, Serignac-sur-Garonne is a typical bastide. Visit it and discover the timbered houses and the beautiful town center. The banks are also beautiful to see on foot or by bike. 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 In Valence-d'agen, discover a beautiful wash basin that used to work a while ago. It is a pretty place to visit, and the canal banks here are also pleasant for a walk. 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. 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 organized villages built in the 14th century in southern France. 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. Caumont-sur-Garonne Caumont-sur-Garonne was a stronghold centuries ago. Walking through the streets of this small, charming village it is hard to imagine that it was once such a powerful city with a prestigious past. 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. Sainte-Bazeille Sainte-Bazeille is a charming village, with one particularity: it has an old church, which was a necropolis in the past. Visit it, and learn more about the frightening legend of this necropolis. 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. 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. What To Expect Onboard: Sheba boat rentals are among our most popular small craft for couples or young families. They pack a lot of comfort and convenience into just 9 meters (29 feet)! Enjoy a private aft cabin with double bed and a convertible single love seat perfect for a couple. Saloons in Sheba boat rentals have a radio/CD player, and the dining table/love seat converts to a double. Large encompassing windows provide abundant natural light. On deck, there’s a top steering position with excellent visibility. Deck Plan • Boat Size: 9.00 m x 3.40 m • 1 cabin with double bed and convertible single love seat • love seat in saloon converts into double bed Interior & Saloon • The saloon has a radio/CD player. • The kitchen/galley features a stove and electric refrigerator. • The steering station far forward on the left side of the saloon is a bonus in cold or rainy weather. Cabins & Bathrooms • Equipped with a double bed and convertible single love seat, the aft cabin is private and comfortable. • In the saloon, the dining table/love seat converts to double bed. Sundeck & Features • The top steering position is a popular feature and provides great visibility for maneuvering. • The sun umbrella on the aft upper deck provides shade on sunny days. • The boat has 220-volt shore power. The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. • The Sheba features an efficient and reliable diesel engine. 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 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 *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 *Only available 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
5 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
31ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • Dinghy
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • 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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