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Our river cruises in France

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Burgundy by houseboat is a must for river tourism. With more than 1,200 km of navigable waterways, houseboat holidays in Burgundy are varied: scenery, towns, gastronomy, wine, cycling routes, hiking circuits, for sure there is something for everyone.

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The best value for money on the market with 6 ranges of boats

We are member of « Les Entreprises du Voyage »

Together we are stronger. This is a motto we believe in, and with « Les Entreprises du Voyage », we have an ally to better assist you in your river cruise plans in France and Europe.

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We are member of « Atout France »

Because we are a 100% French family business, and because we offer many destinations in France, we contribute in our own way to improving the attractiveness of France for tourists.

We are member of the « APST »

The «APST» guarantee is a matter of course for us. Quality of service is at the heart of everything we do and we do everything we can to make your houseboat holiday unforgettable.

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What if you discovered another way to travel?

Go on an adventure with family, friends or only two on the canals, rivers and streams of France and Europe with a licence free Les Canalous houseboat.

Our house boats are licence free. Before you leave we will take the time to give you an introduction, so we can issue you with a temporary licence for the duration of your river cruise on a houseboat.

Whether it’s for a weekend, a mini-week or for a longer term, you’ll enjoy the change of scenery and the feeling of freedom during your stay on a licence free houseboat. At the heart of the Slow tourism wave, river navigation is not only an unusual way to travel but also a disconnexion from daily life. Along the waterways, there are many ideas for activities. With river tourism, there is for sure something for everyone.

Since 1982 we have been happy to help you with your house boat holiday in France or in Europe. Les Canalous offer you 40 destinations in 11 different European countries. The majority of the boats we propose for hire are designed and built by us: boats designed by yachtsmen for yachtsmen.

Get in touch with our specialised Sales Team to help you in your holiday plans for a houseboat rental on the rivers and canals of Europe.