French specialist in canal boat holidays since 1982

Aboard KAÏROS, a river and canal boat , discover the valley of the Rhone and the Saone rivers and the Camargue.

For connaisseurs in premium class :
- Rental with skipper

Rental per cabin (4 available) to discover the Saône and Rhône rivers with skipper from June 4th till June 18th 2016 and from September 24th till October 8th 2016 from Carnon (Camargue) to Pontailler sur Saône (Burgundy).

2 000 euro per cabin for one.
2 429 euro per cabin for two.

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Tarpon L 49 :

Tarpon L 49

Boat with all modern conveniences for 10 people(and skipper) in 4 double cabins
Length : 14.92 meters. Width : 4.76 meters.
2 steering positions (inside et outside).
Bow thruster.
Minimum available height in the lounge 1.95 meters, in the cabins : 1.88 meters.
Water supply : 1400 liters.
Beddings : 4 double cabins,2 with single bed.
Each cabin has a bathroom with shower, washbasin and electric toilet. One cabin for the crew with separate access
Bathroom: 4 showers / 5 washbasins / 5 toilets with 1 separate.
Kitchen : double sink, 170 liter fridge, 50 liter freezer space, oven micro-wave, dishwasher, both gas and electric stove with 4 heats.

Air conditioning system in the whole boat, 220 volts electricity when docked and 220 volts generator, Hi-fi system, Satellite color TV.
Outside: Deck with bimini.
Sun deck with bike hanger and deck furniture.

Two week one way cruise

Destination the Saone and Rhone valleys, Provence and the Camargue. From Carnon to Aigues-Mortes, a medieval city whose history is linked to the kings of France. This town is protected by a 1640-meter-long rampart.
With a cruise on the Rhône you can discover: the charm of Lyon, Vienne and its archaeological treasures, Viviers the medieval city, Avignon and the 'Cité des Papes' on the outskirts of Provence You will then cruise through Chalon sur Saône, Tournus, Macon and pass close to the hillside vineyards of Burgundy.
In Pontailler sur Saone, you will take "la petite Saone" all the way to Saint Jean de Losne - the birthplace of river cruises. From there you will continue on the "grande Saone", not far from Beaune and its famous almshouses (hospices de Beaune).

From Pontailler Sur Saône (Burgundy / Franche Comté), St Jean de Losne, Chalon Sur Saône, Tournus, Macon, Lyon, Roches de Condrieu, Tain l'Hermitage, Valence, Montélimar, Viviers, Avignon, Arles, La Camargue, Aigues Mortes, to Carnon (Camargue. Canal du Rhône at Sète) or vice versa: 580 kilometers, 20 locks, 58 hours of navigation. Almshouses in Beaune, Burgundy .

carte kairos

Bedding: 8/10+2people

Deposit: 1500 euros


- The hire of the boat
- Its security equipment
- Crockery
- Son équipement domestique, vaisselle, cuisine
- Linen: sheet, blanket or duvet, pillow and pillow case.
- Navigation and lock tax
- The insurance of the boat
- A 13 kg gas bottle
- Demonstration to operate the boat on departure day
- Demonstration to handle the boat and temporary license when boarding
- Technical assistance 7 days a week from 9 am to 7 pm.
- Cleaning set
- Kitchen cloths set
- Towel set


- The cancellation insurance
- Food supply
- Personal insurance for the crew
- The one-way extra charge
- Car park or garage for car
- The waterway map which could be useful in preparing your cruise
- Bikes
- Cruise plus insurance (damage waiver)
- The final cleaning of the boat at the end of the cruise (the inside and outside)
- Gas oil (the boat is rented with full tank and must be returned full)

Homes of Beaune, Burgundy

Abbaye in Burgundy

Charolaise cow and its calf

Lyon: edges of Saône et cathedrale of Fourvière

Rhône Vineyards and coasts

Landscape of  Drôme: Girondas

Avignon: bridge and  city of Papes

Romain theater in Arles

Provence: Fields of lavender

Camargue: 'abrivado' on the beach

Aigues-Mortes: Bridge Theatre