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New Brochure 2020 Season

OUR DESTINATIONS for boating holidays

Locaboat has a fleet of 380 self-drive boats that offer consistent high quality and require no licence to drive, available in a host of European destinations: France, Germany, Holland, Italy and Ireland. Choose your destination, rent a boat that suits you, and enjoy your boating holidays!

OUR COLLECTIONS Follow your heart

Discover our collections and follow your heart!
Collections are themed cruises in various regions, designed to inspire you. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, looking for peace and quiet or an exciting urban adventure, whether you are a couple or a group of friends, you will find inspiration here to help you to choose the waterways cruise of your dreams.

Explore the most beautiful regions in Europe on a canal boat

Travelling with Locaboat gives you a genuine travel experience. The keywords are closeness, discovery and independence. When you hire your boat, you are the captain, the one in charge of your holiday.
Opt for the closeness of a family holiday or traveling with a group of friends or your partner and explore unspoilt countryside. You will also discover regions that differ in their natural surroundings, history, vineyards and their local population.

A holiday with Locaboat is a different way to get to know an area as you go with the flow. Your life aboard will be friendly and fun. If you hire bikes, you can set off in search of historic or architectural sites. We will help you to design a route that suits you to find what you want in terms of food and wine, urban or cultural visits, historical interest, nature and swimming.

Enjoy your holidays to the full by stepping on board one of our Pénichette® barges and exploring our finest destinations.

OUR CURRENT Special offers

We provide permanent offers all year round. They are automatically applied to your boat hire price and can be combined up to a maximum of 20%. In addition, we regularly advertise special offers on our website that are valid for a limited period. Make the most of the best value boat hire deals available now.

Early Booking 2020

It’s high time to plan your next cruise with us. Book early and get an attractive discount for 2020!

-10 %
up to 25% with our permanent discounts

Families discount

Discover our special discount for your next family holiday!

-10 %
up to 25% with our permanent discounts

Couples discount

Book your next romantic getaway and take advantage of our exceptional discount!

-10 %
up to 25% with our permanent discounts

CUSTOMERS' REVIEW About Locaboat boats

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Why choose Locaboat?

Locaboat Holidays has been the industry specialist for boating holidays and waterways cruises since 1977. Inventor of the Pénichette®, Locaboat is as famous for the friendliness and quality of its customer service as for the comfort and easy handling of its boats. When you rent a boat from Locaboat, you’ll benefit from the advice of local experts who are passionate about boating and will do their utmost to make sure you enjoy a wonderful holiday.

More than 200 routes throughout Europe

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1.4 million customers since 1977

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97% of our customers would recommend us

More than 40 years of expertise to draw on

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