Where does the River Shannon start and end ?

Starting its life at the Shannon Pot in the very north of the country, and travelling 360km south to the Atlantic Ocean, the River Shannon is officially Ireland’s longest river. The sheer length [...]

Discover the wonders of the Utrecht Canals

Set sail along the Utrecht canals and explore your own slice of Holland’s unique waterways. Home to one of the only inner-city canals that feature wharfs and wharf cellars, a Utrecht boat tour [...]

How many locks are on the Canal du Midi?

Journeying along the Canal du Midi has long been one of the most sought after adventures in European canal boating holidays. Meandering its way through southern France, from the famous city of [...]

How long does it take to sail the Canal du Midi?

One of the most famous waterways in all of France, the Canal du Midi runs for 150 miles through some of the most picturesque and cultured parts of southern France. French canal holidays along the [...]

From capital to countryside, navigating Ireland’s Grand Canal

A gateway to the Emerald Isle, the Grand Canal is the perfect way to explore everything Ireland has to offer. Here’s everything you need to know about this fantastic waterway including how to get [...]

Discover the magic of the Fonseranes locks

As one of the most iconic canals anywhere in the world, the Canal du Midi has long been a favourite for boating holidays in France. The magical canal runs from the famous city of Toulouse to the [...]

Discover the Emerald isle on an Enniskillen boat trip

When it comes to iconic riverways, most of us are fully aware of the River Shannon in Ireland, yet when it comes to its equally renowned cousin, the River Erne, not so much. Joining together [...]

Take to the waters on a Clonmacnoise boat trip

Christianity and Ireland have long been interchangeable throughout much of the country’s history. Considered to be one of the first northwestern European nations to embrace the religion, its [...]

What is the best area for canal boats in France?

The industrial revolution in France brought about massive change rapidly and early on – similar to many other western European nations. One of the biggest byproducts of this was the [...]

Escape to the idyllic waters on a Killaloe boat trip

The River Shannon is the very artery of the Irish nation, winding through the heart of the country; Shannon cruises are the perfect way of experiencing both rural and urban Ireland. Though there [...]

Which is the best canal in France?

In a nation that is crisscrossed by numerous rivers, canals and other waterways, France is somewhat of a Mecca for canal boat enthusiasts. Yet, one question that constantly pops up to both the [...]

Travelling along the Shannon Erne waterway

The River Shannon is so closely linked with the identity of Ireland that it is almost interchangeable with the nation itself. Running through the island from coast to its source, Shannon boat [...]

Explore Brittany peninsula and its waterway : the River Vilaine

Where is the River Vilaine? The River Vilaine runs through the northwestern Brittany peninsula of France; it starts not far from the city of Rennes and flows down through the region, out into the [...]

Where does the Canal du Midi start and finish?

One of the most famous and popular canal routes in France, the Canal du Midi has fascinated canal boat enthusiasts for decades. The age-old question people ask is “Where does the Canal du Midi [...]

Boating on lough Erne, exploring Northern Ireland

Where is Lough Erne? Lough Erne is the name of two connecting lakes in Northern Ireland’s Irish County Fermanagh. It’s the second biggest lake system in Northern Ireland and Ulster and the fourth [...]

Exploring the Irish heartlands of Lough Ree

Where is Lough Ree? Lough Ree stands at the geographical centre of Ireland in a region known as the Irish midlands. Straddling the border between two Irish counties, County Longford and County [...]

Boating through the heart of Ireland on Lough Derg

If you’re looking for a good excuse to explore Ireland from its majestic waterways, you can’t go wrong with Lough Derg . Full of history, culture and plenty of picturesque sites, here’s what you [...]

Boating on the idyllic Irish lake of Lough Allen

Where can you find the beautiful Lough Allen? Lough Allen is an Irish lake, lying in the northwestern province of Connacht. Most of the lake is part of County Leitrim, with a much smaller part [...]

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