1. Canal Boat Vacation for 6 Person in Nivernais, France | The Nivernais Châteaux Cruise
  2. Canal Boat Vacation for 6 Person in Nivernais, France | The Nivernais Châteaux Cruise
  3. Canal Boat Vacation for 6 Person in Nivernais, France | The Nivernais Châteaux Cruise

Canal Boat Vacation for 6 Person in Nivernais, France | The Nivernais Châteaux Cruise

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Have a memorable Canal Boat Vacation in Nivernais, France! Book the "The Nivernais Châteaux Cruise" aboard the spacious 36' Canal Boat for up to 6 people. Rates as low as $1,481 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights. Rates: • $1,481 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: Grand châteaux entice you to tarry whilst you travel gently south to hilltop Cercy-la-Tour. Trek or bike ashore! The Nivernais Châteaux Cruise You’re in the midst of enjoying the beauty of canal boat vacations in France, a truly unique way to really feel what it’s like to live and play along the Canal du Nivernais. Tying up at mediaeval villages to shop in market squares or cycling to a nearby château to take a tour fills you with a sense of peace. You’re glad you took time to see the magnificent château in Châtillon-en-Bezois! Main Activities Along the Way Delight in exquisite vistas - At an altitude of 659 feet, lovely Cercy La Tour sits atop a rocky outcrop above the canal. Colourful gardens delight you - A grand château and beautiful gardens border pleasant Port de Plaisance in Châtillon-en-Bazois. Delight in local wines - The Cave de la Co-opérative (wine cooperative) in Tannay welcomes you for wine tastings. Browse in eclectic shops - Mediaeval Chitry-les-Mines, once a silver mining centre, easily draws you into its charming embrace. 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. Play all day in Lake Baye - The Base Nautique Activital watersports centre is hugely popular! Rent kayaks and more! Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise 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. Baye A lovely and relaxing place to spend the in the coutryside. Baye is close to the etang, and home to many birds and river borne wildlife. Head to the centre of town and find the pretty fountain Saint-Eloi. There are also beautiful walking paths to explore. Châtillon-en-Bazois Chatillon-en Bazois is the biggest town between Decize and Tannay. The Château de Chatillon, one of the oldest belonging to the Count of Nevers, dates from the 12th century and must have been an impressive fortress. Unfortunately, you can't visit inside. But it is still beautiful to see. Panneçot A leafy and tranquil spot for a relaxing overnight stop. Relax with a drink at the village bar, remembering to put in your bread order for the morning! Cercy-la-Tour In Cercy-La-Tour, visit the old settlement situated on a rocky outcrop 201 meters above the valley. It offers good views over the valleys of the Aron, the Alène, Canne and the Nivernais Canal. Also check out the towers of the castle, dating from the 13th century. Downtown, the Saint-Roman church is one of the oldest in the region. 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. What To Expect Onboard: At 36 feet, our Clipper boat rentals pack plenty of luxury into a mid-size package, including an elevated sundeck with molded love seat! A Clipper canal boat can accommodate parties of six. The cabins are at the bow and stern for enhanced privacy, and they have en-suite bathrooms. The saloon has a radio/CD player and MP3/USB connectivity. Ample windows keep the interior bright and cheery! Some models of this boat are equipped with bow thrusters. Interior & Saloon • The generous saloon area with steering position has lots of room for dining, a radio/CD player, and MP3/USB connectivity. Ample windows keep the interior bright and cheerful. • The full kitchen/galley features an electric refrigerator, stove, sink, and plenty of storage throughout. Cabins & Bathrooms • The front cabin boasts a double bed and en suite toilet and shower. • The rear cabin has two single beds that convert to a double bed. The en-suite toilet and shower is an added amenity. Sundeck & Features • The spacious sundeck is a wonderful place to relax and admire the scenery. The second steering station provides superb visibility for the skipper. • A safe is aboard for your security and convenience. • Boats in Germany are equipped with bow thrusters, making docking and locking through simple and easy. • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. The boat also has 220-volt shore power. • The Clipper is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Technical • Length: 11000 m • Beam: 3.90 m • Max. Headroom: 1.90 m • Water Tank: 800 L • Fuel Tank: 350 L • Engine Type: Diesel Kitchen Features • Burner • Oven / Grill Heating / Cooling System • Heater • Fans Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position Audio / Visual • CD / Radio player • MP3/USB features Electricity • Shore Power (220V on dock) Other Features • Sliding roof • Sundeck • Alfresco dining 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 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 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.
6 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat


Features & Details

  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Inverter
  • 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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