Cruise on a Pénichette® in 2019 at the best price!

Picture yourself as the captain of a boat cruising with your family or friends. On a self-drive boat, you would peacefully enjoy time along the canal, crossing wonderful villages full of history. If you dream about a canal boating holiday, book now for 2019 and benefit from our early booking discount, saving up to 20% on your next cruise with us.  

Booking early also allows you to have a better wider choice of boat models as well as destinations. 


There are plenty of activities along the waterways: tasting local food, learning about history and architecture, exploring nature and outdoor activities. Boating holidays is also perfect way to get some rest in beautiful places!


Chocolate factory in BriareBurgundy is well known for its excellent restaurants. Starting from Saint Léger, you can easily reach several restaurants rewarded by the French guide Michelin. And have you ever heard of the town of Briare? It should definitely be on your to do list, if you want to discover French wines and gastronomy. Get to know more about Briare

italian house in VeniceCruising in Italy can be a great experience for food lovers. Explore small food markets on your way from Chioggia to Venice or Treviso. But don’t miss out on restaurants that serve delicious Italian plates like pizza and pasta. Buon appetito! Discover our blog post about hot spots to be explored during your cruise in this marvellous Italian area.


Canal bridge in BriareHave you ever heard of the Briare canal bridge? From this bridge, spanning across the Loire river, the view is breathtaking. Léonce-Abel Mazoyer and Charles Sigault built this bridge and were given a hand by famous Gustave Eiffel. If you are interested in discovering wonderful pieces of architecture, read our blog post about Briare.

cruising in the south of franceSouth West of France is a land of history, a place where you can enjoy a very pleasant way of life and an area full of heritage. Either cruising on the canal de la Garonne, the Baïse river or the Lot river, you can moor as often as you wish to explore incredible medieval villages, abbeys and hilltop historical cities. Discover some spots on our blog.


Pink flamingos in CamargueExplore the peaceful nature of Europe during your canal cruise. Gather your family in the most beautiful places watching mother nature at its best. Kids will surely have a great time watching fauna and flora in Camargue nature reserve and maybe even spot a flamingo or a bull ! Find out more on our blog.

Boat in the middle of a lakeDid you know that you can anchor your boat right in the middle of a German lake for the night? Many areas are protected and offer great opportunities for bird watching directly from your boat. Germany is one of the most exciting destinations for nature lovers and canoeists. Discover the travelogue of a client who cruised with us in Germany.

Hiring a canal boat is for sure an unforgettable experience. It is probably the best way to explore France and other European countries with an authentic feeling of freedom. So, don’t wait any longer and contact our trip advisors who will be delighted to help.

Locaboat Plaisance SAS

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89303 Joigny Cedex - France

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