1. Hire and Stay Aboard a 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person in Aquitaine, France
  2. Hire and Stay Aboard a 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person in Aquitaine, France
  3. Hire and Stay Aboard a 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person in Aquitaine, France

Hire and Stay Aboard a 39' Canal Boat for 6 Person in Aquitaine, France

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Enjoy your palate in sunny Aquitaine and cruise its beautiful rivers by boat! Book a 14 Nights Stay aboard 39' Canal Boat for up to 6 people. Rates as low as $1482USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 14-nights. Rates: • $1482 per night (minimum 14 nights) What is included in the rates? • Rental of the boat and its onboard equipment • A fully equipped kitchen • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demonstration prior to departure • Technical support • On-board maps and visitor information • Passage through locks What is not included in the rates? • Optional vacation extras • Boat damage waiver • Running costs (diesel, gas, engine wear and tear) - charged by the engine hour • Travel to and from the base(s) • Waterside services if you use them (i.e. moorings where a charge is applicable, pump-out if needed, water, etc) • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance • Food and drink What You Can Expect: This region is known for its fabulous wines and gourmet cuisine, the Aquitaine epitomizes the best of gastronomical boating in France. The Canal Latéral à la Garonne and the River Baïse make your playground, winding through meadows, orchards and medieval villages that tempt you to tie up and spend time simply sipping wine in the warm sunshine with your family and friends! The Perfect Boating Region Gastronomy A food lover's sweet spot, the Aquitaine is renowned for French gastronomy. Fois gras, wild mushrooms and regional cheeses like Brebio, Etorki or Bleu des Basques cheese are wonderful with a bottle of Bordeaux. Whilst you're in Condom, check out the Hôtel Restaurant Les Trois Lys! History and Heritage On a history vacation in Aquitaine, you can visit Castets-en-Dorthe's 12th-century Château du Hamel and Nérac's Château Henry IV! Agen offers several wonderful museums. Everywhere are historic churches like the Abbey of St. Pierre in Moissac. Wine Tasting Time your Aquitaine wine tasting cruise with the Buzet Wine Festival held every August in Nérac! Visit the Buzet Wine Cave in Buzet and tour Château Le Courréjot near Moncrabeau, a producer of Armagnac and Chablis! Try some samples! Suggested Route Le Mas-d'Agenais via Moissac, Nérac & Castets-en-Dorthe 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! • 356 hr(s) of cruising • 302.00 km • 68 locks • 14 nights Waterways • Le Mas d'Agenais • Vianne • Damazan • Buzet • Agen • Valence d'Agen • Moissac • Vianne • Lavardac • Nérac • Marmande • Meilhan-sur-Garonne • Castets en Dorthe • Le Mas d'Agenais Must See in Aquitaine, France 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'. 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. Montauban Walk under the beautiful arches in Montauban, the most populated city in the area. It is a good place to stay for a few days. Note that there is also a huge golf course. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Stroll around Valence d'Agen's pretty streets and see the unusual ancient round wash houses. Castelsarrasin Castelsarrasin is a flower-filled city with many open gardens, most notably the garden of Clairefont. 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 organised villages built in the 14th century in the southern France. Moncrabeau Moncrabeau is a lovely place to visit. You will enjoy its quiet and pretty center and a visit to the old church, Saint Sigismond de Vialère. Condom Condom is a typical French village with a beautiful church to see. Take a break here, drink coffee, and marvel at the windmills on the horizon. Don't miss the Armagnac museum. Valence-sur-Baïse Valence-sur-Baise is a bastide: an organized village built in the 14th century in southern France. There are beautiful things to discover here, like the architecture of the village, the old timbered-houses, the wash basin, and two churches. What To Expect Onboard: 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. • Boat Size: 12.00 m x 3.81 m • 2 cabins with convertible twin/double beds • 2 en-suite baths • Love seat in saloon converts into double bed Interior and 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 and 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 and Exterior • 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 Features • Microwave • Oven / Grill • Burner • MP3/USB features • CD / Radio player • Heater • Fans • Cabin air cooling • Cigar Lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter • Shore Power (220V on dock) • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position • Sundeck Technical • Water Tank: 1.00 m • Max. Headroom: 2.00 m • Length: 12.00 m • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Width: 3.81 m • Height above waterline: 3.20 m Vacation Extras We offer a range of optional extras to make you holiday more relaxing, comfortable and fun. You can add them to your initial booking, or you can add them on any time afterwards. You can even purchase them at the base when you arrive. Extras Package - A bundle of our top extras • Engine hours charge - which covers diesel to power the engine and onboard heating, gas for cooking and engine wear and tear. This is otherwise charged locally at the end of your vacation. • Non-refundable Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - to signifacantly reduce the refundable damage deposit (and thus your liability) which is collected locally before your start your vacation. • Boat cleaning - so you don't have to spend your evening cleaning the boat. Just bag up your trash and wash the dishes. • Rental of one bike - ideal to collect your morning bread or for exploring the coutryside to discover the countryside Please contact us for more details. Barbecues • Available in one size only and is suitable for up to 8 people. Groceries • Sundowner Pack • Starter Pack Please note: Grocery Packs must be ordered at least 7 days in advance of your departure date, otherwise availability cannot be guaranteed. Bike Rental Please note: Bikes are not available to rent in Scotland, but our base team can put you in touch with local rental companies should you wish to explore the Highlands on two wheels. Early Boarding and Late Check Out Early Boarding enables you to collect your boat between 11am - 12pm, or from 2pm on the first day (instead of 4pm). Late Check-out means you can return your boat by 12pm on the last day (instead of 9am). Please note: Owing to operational constraints, it sometimes may not be possible to offer this service. WIFI A 3G Mini router, which uses SFR Mobile Broadband, provides internet access wherever there is a mobile phone signal. Each unit can have a maximum of five devices connected at any one time. Signal speeds can vary depending on location and local coverage. Download limit of 5GB (4000mb) per week. Deck Cushions Why not rent a pack of deck cushions for extra comfort while you cruise? They also double up as sunbathing matresses! Ecological Cleaning Pack Help us preserve the waterways for future enjoyment by purchasing a pack of eco-friendly cleaning products which come in a ecological cotton bag. The pack includes: Ecological disinfectant spray, ecological kitchen spray, washing-up liquid, sponge, box of matches. Cleaning Service After a relaxing vacation, you probably don’t want to spend your last evening cleaning the boat. So why not pre-book our cleaning service and let us take care of the final clean of your boat. Then all you have to do is wash the dishes and bag up your trash. For details about the condition your boat should be returned in, Special Occasion Gift Basket If you are celebrating a special birthday or occasion, you can pre-order one of our beautifully presented gift baskets, full of local delicacies and regional specialities. It will be waiting for you on board when you arrive Bring your Dog! A boating adventure is the perfect kind of vacation to take your four-legged friend on. A maximum of two dogs are welcome on board each boat. A pet cleaning supplement applies. Parking If you are traveling to your start base by car, you can add parking onto your booking as an optional extra. Most bases have on-site parking. Some offer parking in a secure compound and a few of our bases offer undercover parking too. Car Transfers If you are doing a one-way cruise (i.e. returning your boat to a different base), we can transfer your car from your departure base to your end base. Please note: Car transfers are available for a charge, must be pre-booked before departure and are subject to availability Compulsory Costs • Engine Hours • Boat Damage Protection • Lock Fees • One-way supplement • Mooring fees

Captain is not included.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
Capacity
6 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
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
  • CD Player
  • 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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