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Take a Canal Boat Cruise in Nivernais, France

Canal Boat
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About This Boat

Cruise and enjoy a canal boating in Nivernais, France aboard the 34 feet "Consul" Canal Boat for up to 4 person. Rate starts at $1,110 USD per night and minimum booking of 3 nights.

Rates:

• $1,110 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:

Burgundy: Nivernais & Loire

To help you get an idea of how far you can travel in the time you have, here's a selection of routes to and from our bases in this region. You dont have to stop at all the places listed or follow the route exactly. So long as you return your boat to your end base by the date you've booked - you're free to enjoy your cruise however you like. For a comfortable pace, allowing you time to regularly stop and explore, we'd recommend an average of 2 - 4 hours cruising each day.

Unwind and delight in the scenic valleys of Nivernais & Loire

Stately châteaux, colorful gardens, flourishing vineyards, medieval villages and larger Roman towns create an idyllic landscape for boating in the Nivernais & Loire Valleys. Let yourself meander through beautiful valleys, take the bikes for a spin and enjoy some of the world-class wines these regions are famous for.

Wine Tasting

Take a tour of the Chablis wine district in the Nivernais or the famous Sancerre vineyards of the Loire! Particular viticultural highlights include the vineyards of Tannay, the Domaine Bernaert wine cellars in Accolay and the Maison des Sancerre which provides a full breakdown on the 300 vineyards in the area.

History & Heritage

The Nivernais & Loire region is famous for its ancient cathedral cities and medieval villages. See the Cathedral of St. Etienne in Sens and the Basilique du Sacre Coeur in Paray-le-Monial! The gardens of the Château du Pont Chevron in Ouzouer-sur-Trezee are also beautiful.

Nature Lovers

In the Nivernais & Loire, you'll find unspoilt countryside rich in wildlife. Colourful flowers grow wild on the banks. More than 180 species of birds call the waters home. Grey herons, kingfishers, wagtails and kites are amongst them. Trek in beautiful Vaudeurs, a bird-watcher's heaven!

Cycling

Bicycle tours are great just about everywhere in the Nivernais & Loire! The Voie Verte cycle path on the Canal du Nivernais runs for 180 kilometres (112 miles). It's well kept and very beautiful!

Gastronomy

Fine restaurants can be found throughout the Nivernais & Loire, a Mecca for French gastronomy. La Madeleine, a 1-star Michelin-rated eatery in Sens, serves foie gras with blackcurrants. In Joigny, you'll find La Côte St. Jacques (2 stars from Michelin) with a superb view over the River Yonne.

What To Expect Onboard

The Consul hs a comfortable sleeping accommodations for four people, a Consul boat rent is well suited as a cruiser for boat vacations with a couple and two children, or with two couples. These fine canal craft offer elegance throughout, and a saloon that’s ideal for entertaining family and friends. Two layouts are available.

Interior & Saloon

• The central saloon with steering position features a radio/CD player and MP3/USB connectivity
• Large windows bathe the space in natural light
• The kitchen/galley is equipped with an electric refrigerator, microwave, stove, and sink And there's loads of storage!

Cabin and Bathroom

• The forward cabin features a V-berth (two single beds) that can combine to make one double bed
• There's an adjacent bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. Cabin fans provide comfort in warm weather
• The aft (rear) stateroom is quite large and is equipped with a double bed, and an en-suite toilet, sink, and shower

Subdeck and Exterior

• The spacious aft (rear) sundeck includes a second steering position and ample seating for relaxing
• The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power. There's also 220-volt shore power
• The Consul is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine

Specification

• Water Tank: 450 L
• Draft1.30 m
• Max. Headroom: 1.90 m
• Length: 10.33 m
• Fuel Tank: 270 L
• Engine Type: Diesel
• Breite: 3.37 m
• Height above Waterline: 3.10 m
• 1 cabin with convertible twin/double beds and adjacent bath
• 1 cabin with double bed and en-suite bath

 

Details

  • Type: Canal Boat
  • Capacity: 4 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

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