Celebrate the end of summer on the Canal du Nivernais

If your ideal summer holiday looks like a long, gently-flowing canal with occasional new experiences along the way, then your next break just has to be about hiring a boat on the Canal du [...]

Cycling all French canals!

Over the years 2017-2019, in stages of 4 or 5 days, I will cover 9000 km of canals and rivers, most of them navigable today

The Fonserannes staircase, Canal du Midi, France

One of the most iconic waterways in the world is the Canal du Midi, certainly one of the oldest, and we were looking forward to exploring it.

It’s a dog life

The French love dogs, which is fortunate because many boaters want to bring them to France on holiday, as do we.

Canal boat trip of 3 fishermen in Ireland

We are three brothers, aged 25, 23 and 18. We’d never been away on holiday before, just the three of us without our parents.

Marcel Colomb’s talks about his boat trip

Marcel Colomb and his partner Marie-Claire, a Swiss couple from the Neuchâtel area, have been faithful fans of Locaboat holidays since the 1980s.

Sophie Pasquet’s boating holidays with three teenagers aboard!

Sophie Pasquet has three teenage children. For their family barge holidays, she and her husband have been faithful customers for nearly 15 years.

A traveller’s tale: Paul Devos on the Canal du Midi

Paul Devos and his wife had their first holiday on the Canal du Midi in 2003 and have been faithful customers of Locaboat ever since.

Tranquility on the canals. Travel tales by Sam Eletr

Sam Eletre divides his time between Paris and California, but loves to return regularly to the peace of the canals for his holidays with his wife.

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