The Delicacies of Brittany Cruise on 2 Cabin Canal Boat in France
Cruise along the quiet canals, see the famous castles in Brittany and taste their fantastic food! Book "The Delicacies of Brittany Cruise" aboard the amazing 39' Canal Boat for up to 6 people. For around $706 USD per night and preferred minimum of 3-nights you can have an awesome vacation. Rates: • $706 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: The land of a thousand castles draws you into its Celtic embrace, where you relax on waterways near the coast. The Delicacies of Brittany Cruise Brittany is steeped in Celtic history dating back to the Vikings, and your imagination runs wild on the gentle River Vilaine as you think about the fierce Norsemen! You reach port La Roche-Bernard and tie up to stay a bit, savoring fresh Breton oysters on the half-shell and strolling along the docks, loving every minute of your French canal vacations! Your Cruise Details • Waterways: River Erdre, Canal de Nantes à Brest, River Vilaine • Distance: 240 km • Locks: 32 • Cruising time: 44 hrs • Lock types: Mostly automatic with a lock keeper Main Activities Along the Way Sea treasures - Visit Dinan and sample some of their famous oysters! Marvel at a medieval fortress - Blain's 12th-century Castle de la Groulais was one of Brittany's most important fortresses. Ancient abbeys are everywhere - Tarry to see the impressive Abbey of St. Sauveur in Redon, which was founded in 832 A.D. An unforgettable taste - Brittany is known for its tasty gastronomy. Discover delightful seafood dishes, and the famous crêpes (local pancake) of Brittany! La Roche Bernard’s culture - The fascinating Seaborne Vilaine Museum housed in the Château des Basses Fosses celebrates mariners. Notable Nantes - Known for its eclectic shops and fine restaurants, the Bouffay quarter of Nantes makes for an inviting stroll. Watersports, and lots of more - Take full advantage of the leisure centre in Guenroüet, where you can go swimming, kayaking or canoeing! Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise Nort-sur-Edre Nort-sur-erdre is a peaceful and charming city. Here, you will enjoy a welcoming marina, a very scenic place to stay. You can also survey the distinct architecture of the castle of Port-Mulon, built in the 18th century. Sucé-sur-Erdre A very nice and peaceful little town on the edge of the River Erdre, Suce-sur-Erdre will charm you with its restaurants, cafés, and elegant terraces. Along the river, you will find cycle paths if you'd like to go for a ride. You can visit the Tower Gaillard, the last vestige of a temple built by the protestants in the 16th century. Blain A city full of character, Blain hosts an immense castle riddled with history from all of its previous invaders. Here you can visit the Saint-Roch chapel, and the museum of arts and tradition. Guenrouët Guenrouët is an inviting and peaceful stop. The leisure center has something for everyone: an open-air pool with slide, whirlpool, grassy areas, paddle boats, canoes and kayaks, picnic areas, and a mini-golf course themed after the local canal. The village and shops are just 200 meters away. Redon Redon is a historic town with many places to see: the St Sauveur Abbey, the Convent of the Martyrs, the Waterways museum, the Richelieu Tower, the salt storehouses, charming little footbridges, gangways and locks... Enjoy the atmosphere of its traditional festivals and dive into the local folklore. La Roche Bernard Welcome to La-Roche-Bernard. This town is well worth exploring. Historically an important seaport, it is still a thriving yachting centre today and its streets are filled with little shops and places to eat. What To Expect Onboard: This boat is a 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! 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 • Sleeps: 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 specialities, 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.
- 6 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
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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.