With so many wonderful experiences still to enjoy with Locaboat, how about exploring a new region next year?
The Locaboat 2024 season is open
We’re inviting you to book now to experience a truly unique moment of peace and freedom in one of our 25 departure bases. Right now you have full choice of our 300 houseboats – be quick to secure the one you want most!
Plus, we bring you an early booking discount of 10%*, which can be combined with our permanent discounts up to 20% (family, couple, long-stay and flottilla).
* 10% discount valid for bookings of one week or more before 30/11/2023. This offer can be combined with our permanent discounts (family, couple, long-stay and flottilla) up to a maximum of 20%, and cannot be combined with our promotional discounts. Valid on all our models and destinations.
What’s new in 2024?
Two new destinations
In 2024, we unveil two exciting new destinations: Saintes in Charente and Bernburg on the Saale river in Germany. Each of these unique river itineraries is full of discovery and wonder.
Reopening of Briare
After a one-season shutdown, we’re looking forward to bringing you back the gastronomic and architectural wonders of the Canal Latéral à la Loire, such as the Briare bridge-canal and the cheeses and wines of Sancerre, for some outstanding cruising moments.
Our new insurance
Enjoy peace of mind with our new multi-risk insurance policy. Change in your vacation dates, health or transportation problems, stay interruption – Enjoy your cruise without a care in the world.
Did you say barbecue?
From the 2024 season, you’ll be able to hire gas barbecues to brighten up your cruise. You’ll be able to enjoy tasty lunches on the grass by the canal… a true symbol of an ideal vacation.
Locaboat in the movies
Our signature boat, the Pénichette®, will be starring in a film to be released in cinemas next spring. A true distinction for this iconic boat, whose name has marked generations of waterway travelers.
discover Our top destinations for your cruise in France
France has more than 5,300 miles of navigable waterways, making it the perfect destination for a canal boat holiday. Discover our top destinations in France for your houseboat holiday in spring. The hardest part will be choosing between all these beautiful rivers and canals!
Canal du Midi & Camargue
The Camargue and the Canal du Midi boat-hire routes present a dazzling show throughout the whole length of your french cruise, with famous listed sites dotted along the way, in the heart of an extraordinary ecosystem.
Burgundy Nivernais & Loire
A cruise in the Burgundy Nivernais area, along the Burgundy or Nivernais canals in France, promises effortless boating holidays in complete comfort on your no-license Pénichette®.
Boating holidays in the Burgundy Saône Franche Comté area provide the ideal way to explore a unique waterways region. Rent a boat on the majestic Saône, one of the most beautiful rivers in France, for a gentle cruise on a self-drive boat, with no license needed.
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
1.4 million customers since 1977
97% of our customers would recommend us
More than 40 years of expertise to draw on