Looking for a different type of holiday? Get away from your everyday life on our licence-free Pénichettes® and make the most out of the mild spring weather. Make your way to France on your next waterway cruise!
Don’t miss our spring offer!
Make the most out of spring and enjoy the warm weather! What better way to enjoy the spring sunshine than cruising through France on one of our Pénichettes®? This time we are offering a special deal for a week-long cruise, available for any of our destinations in France!
Take a look at our “sunny” offer:
- 15% discount on your cruise of one-week or more
- valid for all our destinations in France for any boat of your choice
- valid for all departures starting from the beginning of the season until the 1st May inlcluded
* offer only applicable for bookings of one-week or more in France where the date of the trip falls between the beginning of the houseboat season (the date varies depending on the departure base) and includes the 01/05/2023. This offer is non-retroactive and may not be used in combination with any of our permanent offer or other special offers. Applies to fixed bookings made until the 28/02/2023 included.
discover Our top destinations for your springtime cruise
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.
Your Brittany cruise takes you into a land of Celtic traditions, in a waterways region that’s famous for art and historic monuments, as well as the peaceful natural surroundings you’ll pass through on your canal boat.
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