Discover the beautiful Charente River aboard this 3 Cabin Canal Boat

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Discover the beautiful Charente, France by boat! Book a Boat Tour "The Romanesque Cruise" aboard the 39' Canal Boat for up to 6 people. For around at $713 USD per night (3-nights minimum), you can have a memorable vacation in France. Rates: • $713 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: The setting sun bathes the Roman Arc de Germanicus at Saintes in golden hues, inviting you to savor the scene! The Romanesque Cruise River cruises in the Charente inspire an appreciation for the valley’s pastoral beauty and rural charm. As you travel, viewing the scenery from the sundeck, you pass Roman ruins that speak of times long past. In pretty Châteauneuf-sur-Charente, the Romanesque art in the church of St. Pierre takes your breath away! Charente boating in France promises a relaxing vacation for all! Your Cruise Details: • Waterways: River Charente • Distance: 140 km • Locks: 24 • Cruising time: Approximately 25 hrs • Lock types: Manual - easy to operate - no lock-keeper Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise Jarnac Jarnac is a welcoming town. Take time to discover the city and its history and to learn about the powerful Chabot family of barons. Bourg-Charente In this quiet yet brilliant place, you will find a natural and pristine town surrounded by vineyards. Downtown, you may discover the beautiful old castle and its green gardens. Welcome to Bourg-Charente. Saint-Brice Saint-Brice is a charming village with many vestiges of the past. Come and visit the huge castle of Garde-Epee, built in the 16th century. Another great castle that's a must-see: The Saint-Brice Castle, with its vast green gardens. Cognac Cognac is a dynamic and historic city. Walk the old winding streets lined with timbered houses, and explore the green gardens next to the city hall. Cognac is famous for its delightful brandy, which you can enjoy tasting while you're here. Bassac In the peaceful village of Bassac, visit the beautiful millennium abbey. Enjoy a walk there and observe a jewel of Romanesque art, the church of Saint-Pierre de Châteauneuf-sur-Charente. Saint-Simon Saint-Simon is little peaceful town where you will enjoy the fresh air. Downtown, take your time and walk along the winding streets; discover the old church Saint-Sigismond. Chateauneuf-sur-Charente In the heart of an area known for great spirits like Cognac and Pineau, historic Châteauneuf-sur-Charente welcomes you. Visit church Saint-Pierre and dine in one of the fine restaurants downtown. Saint-Simeux Located on a grassy hill, Saint-Simeux is a typical town in the Charente. As you approach on the canal you will see a great fortified wall and the pretty church Saint-Siméon that overlooks the valley. Enter this village and discover its flower-lined and peaceful streets. Main Activities Along the Way The impressive castle of St. Brice: You get a taste of the 14th century with the unique Renaissance façade seen here. Natural Landscapes: River Charente is one of the loveliest in France. Sail past the beautiful natural landscapes, and discover many beautiful places. Delight in the special Cognac: Cognac is a city, but is is also a famous alcohol made in the area. Enjoy its particular taste! Pretty Bassac: Moor in this pretty village and discover its sights, like the beautiful abbaye Saint-Etienne. Explore a medieval town: Grab the guided tour to see elegant and picturesque Jarnac. There's a cool crypt in the church of St. Pierre! Dive in the Charente: Jump from your boat and swim along the Charente! You’ll love the Grand Châteaux: Wander the elegant rooms and visit the museum at the Château de Cognac in Cognac. Find your meal in the river: La Vilaine is a river full of fish. It's a perfect occasion to angle! What To Expect Onboard: This boat is in high demand for Crusader boat cruises! Amongst our larger canal boats, this well-appointed 39-foot cruiser serves as your spacious floating villa! Three separate cabins with en-suite bathrooms give these canal boats unparalleled privacy. This model offers a variety of sleeping arrangements from single and double beds to singles that convert to doubles, making it possible for you to cruise with children, single adults and couples. The versatility of the boat is excellent! Specification • Length: 11.90 m • Beam: 3.90 m • Max. Headroom: 1.92 m • Water Tank: 1500 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel • Cabins: 3 • Head: 3 • Sleeping capacity: 6 Deck Plan • Boat Size: 11.90 m x 3.90 m • 2 cabins with convertible twin/double beds • 1 cabin with two single beds • 3 en-suite baths Interior & Saloon • The kitchen/galley features a stove, sink, and an electric refrigerator. There's loads of storage space and lots of room to work. • The saloon boasts a large U-shaped love seat, dining table, and a radio/CD player. The steering station provides good visibility. Cabins & Bathrooms • For families or groups of single friends, the two rear (aft) cabins each have single beds. For couples, you can convert the singles to doubles. • The forward stateroom has a spacious V-berth (two single beds). • Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet. Sundeck & Features • A spacious sundeck is a grand viewing area and wonderful for gatherings. • The second steering station offers superior visibility for the skipper. • A safe is aboard for your convenience and security. • The onboard electrical sstem runs on 12-vold DC power. Shore power (220 volts) is available on some models. • The Crusader is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Kitchen Features • Burner/ Oven • Grill • Fridge Heating / Cooling System • Heater • Fans Electrical • Electricity • 12/220V Converter • Shore Power (220V on dock) • 220V on cruise Exterior • Sliding Roof Sundeck • Bimini (sunshade) • Deck Shower • Portable cool box • Plancha Audio / Visual • CD / Radio player Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position Other Features • Toilets Type: Electric • Safety Box 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 the 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 Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $5.50 USD per car/day • Garage: From $11 USD per car/day Grocery Pack Take the stress out of foraging for food when you arrive and have your groceries delivered to the boat. • Sundowner pack: $55 in Europe / $45 in Canada • Starter pack: $85 in Europe / $65 in Canada Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Cleaning Enjoy a green and more relaxing vacation thanks to our Eco-Cleaning Pack and our Cleaning service at the end of your cruise. • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $155 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   If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. 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Captain is not included.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
6 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
Canal Boat


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Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Bow Thrusters
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • Head

Approximate Location

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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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