Subtle greens and blues
 Known for its long stretches of water through vast pine forests, this wild region of Germany is ideal for boating holidays and also offers excellent city break opportunities. A waterways cruise on a self-drive boat in Brandenburg means no compromise between nature and culture.

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A rural region filled with waterways, with stops at Germany’s most iconic cities

Welcome to the wilds of Brandenburg, one of the most popular areas of Germany for boating holidays, where you’ll find peace, tranquillity and the chance to recharge your batteries. As well as its many waterways, this region has lots to offer if you’re interested in art, architecture and history. You’ll fall in love with Potsdam, the chosen spot of the Kings of Prussia, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Heading north, you really have to stop at the German capital, Berlin. Boat hire here gives you access to Berlin’s parks, hipster districts and all the sights that tell the tale of the city’s remarkable history. As you head further north towards the Neuruppin Lakes, make the most of the silence and grandeur of the natural environment that surrounds your PĂ©nichetteÂź. From there, you’ll discover secret forests, guided by the Woblitz River. The most enjoyable and surprising aspect of this waterways cruise on a self-drive boat is the freedom to go where you please.

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From the gentle lapping of the waterways to bustling centres of art and culture

Your cruise through Brandenburg takes in magnificent cities and large lakes. The watchwords are sport, nature and culture.

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5 ‘must-sees’ in Brandenburg’s lake region

Set off on your self-drive boat through the region known as the Tuscany of the North, where you’ll find serenity and a touch of the unexpected. Multiple interconnected waterways form a route through immense landscapes and unique cultural sites.

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Brandenburg & Berlin: discover German history via its waterways

This area of Brandenburg has countless beautiful landscapes to cruise through when you rent a boat from our base, only this time, exceptionally, a permit is required. After the cultural highlights of Berlin and Potsdam, set a north-westerly course to discover the Havel River valley. The activities available from your boat guarantee action-packed days ahead. The navigable river, 150km long, gives you access to the famous Westhavelland Nature Park by boat, bike and on foot. Next door to FĂŒrstenberg, one of our two departure bases, is Himmelphort.

Its name means ‘Heaven’s Gate’, and it will also lead you to divine local specialities such as the Bockwurst sausage! Boat hire from this base allows you to explore the Neuruppin lakes, where otters, beavers and eagles will accompany you on your journey past historical castles. Travel at a pace that suits you aboard your superbly comfortable PĂ©nichetteÂź.

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Last Minute up to -50 %
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Explore France by barge and benefit from a 15% discount on the catalogue price for all departure bases in France for the season 2021.

Expires on 15/08/2021 -15 %
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Last Minute up to -25 %
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