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Boating Vacations sur le canal Latéral à la Loire


Flagship of the waterways and unrivalled for style,comfort and roominess

Two steering positions - interior and exterior. Two forward cabins, one with double berth, other with two single berths. Huge saloon with convertible settee, folding table and sliding door for access to outside decks. Large galley on lower level, fully equipped including refrigerator. Two rear cabins each with single berths convertible to double. Three separate shower, and three toilets, forward and aft. Spacious upper sun deck, directly accessible from the saloon with second steering position, table, chairs and a parasol.

Price list

Table for region : Burgundy-Nivernais, Loire valley,
 
Periode 2022
Price for Week
S11
from 12/3 to 18/3
1 919 Euros
S12
from 19/3 to 25/3
1 919 Euros
S13
from 26/3 to 1/4
1 919 Euros
S14
from 2/4 to 8/4
1 919 Euros
S15
from 9/4 to 15/4
2 119 Euros
S16
from 16/4 to 22/4
2 719 Euros
S17
from 23/4 to 29/4
2 879 Euros
S18
from 30/4 to 6/5
2 879 Euros
S19
from 7/5 to 13/5
3 339 Euros
S20
from 14/5 to 20/5
3 519 Euros
S21
from 21/5 to 27/5
4 179 Euros
S22
from 28/5 to 3/6
3 599 Euros
S23
from 4/6 to 10/6
3 739 Euros
S24
from 11/6 to 17/6
3 639 Euros
S25
from 18/6 to 24/6
3 519 Euros
S26
from 25/6 to 1/7
3 739 Euros
S27
from 2/7 to 8/7
3 779 Euros
S28
from 9/7 to 15/7
4 019 Euros
S29
from 16/7 to 22/7
3 879 Euros
S30
from 23/7 to 29/7
3 939 Euros
S31
from 30/7 to 5/8
3 959 Euros
S32
from 6/8 to 12/8
3 559 Euros
S33
from 13/8 to 19/8
3 499 Euros
S34
from 20/8 to 26/8
3 739 Euros
S35
from 27/8 to 2/9
3 439 Euros
S36
from 3/9 to 9/9
3 199 Euros
S37
from 10/9 to 16/9
2 899 Euros
S38
from 17/9 to 23/9
2 699 Euros
S39
from 24/9 to 30/9
2 059 Euros
S40
from 1/10 to 7/10
2 059 Euros
S41
from 8/10 to 14/10
2 219 Euros
S42
from 15/10 to 21/10
2 039 Euros
S43
from 22/10 to 28/10
2 039 Euros
S44
from 29/10 to 4/11
2 039 Euros
Prices 2022.
If the cruise is on two periods, the calculation will be pro rata of the day in each period.

To be consulted

The price include :

  • • A fully equipped galley
    • A set of linen for all beds per week and towels (not bath towel) and tea towels
    • Boat driving demonstration
    • Boat insurance
    • Technical support 7 days a week

The price not included :


• Travel to and from the departure base
• Fuel and oil between 10 and 18 € per hour. Fuel charges are calculated on a per hour or per litre basis in Ireland, England and Scotland.
depending on your cruising region. Fuel charges incurred will be advised by your base at the end of your holiday. Fuel prices are correct at the time of going to print and are subject to change. Before departing on board your cruiser, you will be required to leave a security deposit of €275 (£225) for a Journey from 7 to 10 nights, €400 (£325) for a Journey from 11 to 14 nights and €175 for 4 nights. towards the cost of the following incidentals : fuel charges;
cleaning charges (see return of the boat in terms and conditions), grounding fee (charged if you ground your boat and assistance is required), bicycle damage or loss.
• Damage waiver for the boat (from 2250 € to 3250 €) or a non refundable damage waiver (from 22€/day to 50€/day depending on the boat) + a reduced deposit (from 250€ to 750€ depending the boat)
• Any optional extras
• Personal holiday insurance
• Cancellation Insurance (Mondial Assistance) : 6.5% of the rental price (only for the UE nationals)
• One way supplement : from 80 to 200€ (according to path)
• Italy mooring fees/boat (Venetian Lagoon only) : 80 €/week - 50€/short break
• Canada mooring fees/boat: 97€/week - 65€/short break
Scotland mooring/boat: 16€/night
Optional services to regulate at the departure base:
  • • Waterways guide for France only: €27 (to be booked early in order to receive it before departure). Available only for the France Waterways, in French-English and German.
    • Cancellation Insurance : 6.5% of the boat hiring price (only for the UE nationals)
    • 2 possible bundles (Except in Italy):
    Silver Bundle:
    Engine hours (fuel, gas wear & tear) pre-paid up to a set amount:
    3 nights = 16h; 4 nights = 20h; 5 nights = 24h; 7 nights = 30h; 10 nights = 42h; 11 nights = 48h; 14 nights = 55h
    Collision Damage Waiver - to reduce liability
    End-of-cruise boat cleaning
    Rental of 1 adult bike
    Gold Bundle:
    UNLIMITED Engine hours (fuel, gas wear & tear)
    Collision Damage Waiver - to reduce liability
    End-of-cruise boat cleaning
    Rental of 1 adult or child bike PER PASSENGER-Please contact our sales team to advise how many and which types (adult/child) of bike(s) you require. 2+ boats = 2 bikes | 4+ boats = 4 bikes | 6+ boats = 6 bikes | 8+ boats = 8 bikes | 10+ boats = 10 bikes
    Eco Cleaning Pack (washing up liquid, etc) from 14 euro
    Starter Provisions Pack from 85 euro
    Deck Cushions (These extras are already provided on Premium and Confort Plus boats – so the cost of the bundle for these boats will be adjusted accordingly)
    Gas barbecue (not in England and in Scotland)- (These extras are already provided on Premium and Confort Plus boats – so the cost of the bundle for these boats will be adjusted accordingly)
    LED Lantern
    Captains hat (Provided on departure at the base)
    Extra bed linen
    2 pairs of gloves (Provided on departure at the base)
    Beds made up (suspended service during Covid pandemic)
    • Standard bike : €49/week (€7/day) or 56 euros/week in resort(no available in Scotland)
    Child bicycle: 35 euros/week (5 euros/day) or 42 euros/week in resort(no available in Scotland)
    Bike child seat: 14 euros/week -2 euros/day) or 21€/Week in resort
    • Bicycle Theft Waiver: 7 euros/week (1 euro/day) or 14 euros/week in resort (2 euros/day)
    • Cleaning service: from 105 euros to 175 euros according to the boat
    • Car transfer : from 130 euros to 480 euros (Car transferred from start base to end base for one way cruises only. In Germany, we are not able to transfer your car from your start base to the end base. However, up to 4 passengers can be transferred by taxi for the cost of the car transfer)
    • Airport transfer : price on request (transfers in Ireland are payable in advance only)
    • Enclosed car park : 49 euros/week (7 euros/day) or 56 euros/week in resort(available in selected locations only)
    • Non secure car park: 35 euros/Week or 42 euros/Week in resort (available in certain basis)
    • Garage : 63 euros/week (9 euros/day) or 70 euros/week in resort (available in certain basis only)
    • Pet supplement : 60 euros/week (2 pets maximum per boat)
    • Priority Check-in : €100 (boat available between 11:00am and 12:00am instead of 2:00pm, subject to operational constraints instead of between 4:00 and 6:00 pm). Not possible with the Vision boats.
    • Late Check-Out : €100 (boat to be returned between 11:00am and 12:00am on the final day, subject to operational constraints, instead of 9:00 am). Not possible for the Vision boats.
    • Sundowner pack: €55 (60€ in Ireland and in Canada) prices shown are correct at time of printing and may change
    • Starter pack: €85 (€90 in Ireland and in Canada) prices shown are correct at time of printing and may change
    • Parasol : deposit of €25
    • Eco-pack: from 13 euros (environmentally friendly cleaning materiales & toiletries)
    • Barbecue: €52.50 euros/week (supplied with 2 gas bottles) ; 7.50 euros/day or 59.50 euros/week in resort (€100 refundable deposit)
    • Outdoor lantern: €17.50 euros/week ; €2.50 euros/day or 24.50euros/week in resort
    • Comfort cushions : €10.50 euros for 2 cushions or 17.50 euros in resort
    • Wifi in France only: 56 euros/week; €8 euros/day or 63 euros/Week in resort (refundable deposit: €50 euros)
    Wifi in Italy only: 59.50 euros/week, 8.50 euros/day or 63 euros/week on the spot
    • Grocery Pack-Sundowner: from 55 euros
    • Grocery Pack-Starter Pack: from 85 euros
    Special occasion welcome pack: from 85 euros
    • Green ecological cleaning pack: from €13 euros
    • Angling Dinghy: 77€ or 11€/day and 84€/Week in resort. Available in Ireland only
    Outboard Motor: 77€ or 11€/day and 84€/Week in resort. Available in Ireland only
    •Kayak 1 & 2 man: 101.50€/week. Available only in Canada.

Deposit in guarantee :

  • All our boats are fully covered for damage and damage to other property or vessels for claims over from 2250€ (£1865) to 3250€ (£2695 or CA$ 4920). All our boats are covered fully for third party liability.
    Option 1 – The refundable damage deposit
    On arrival at the base, you leave a refundable deposit of from 2250 to 3250 euros which will only be exercised if the boat or any of its equipment / inventory is returned damaged or lost, or in the case of any accidental damage to third parties. This will not be the case if there is evidence of gross neglect, which is excluded from our cover under our insurance policy.
    Option 2 – The non-refundable damage waiver + reduced deposit -250€ (£205)-750€ (£620)
    A charge of between 23€ to 52€/day (according to the boats and the countries) can be paid at the time of booking. With this option you will be fully covered if the boat or any of its equipment / inventory is returned damaged or lost, as well as if there is any accidental damage to third parties. This will not be the case if there is evidence of gross neglect, which is excluded from our cover under our insurance policy.
    * In certain instances we may insist on a deposit rather than the waiver

Boat equipment Classique Star

Various equipment available for this boat can vary the base of departure.

Cabins
Type
nombre
Cabin
4
beds
8+ 2
Caracteristics
coating type
number
fixed double beds
1
single bed
2
double bed convertible into a single bed
2
sleeping child
--
couchette transformable
2
Interior
Type
number
forward cabin
2
central cabin
--
aft cabin
2
lounge convertible
2
WC
3
Shower
3
Technical
Height Boat :
12,80m x 4,10m
Height Min/Max :
1.92m
Engine Type :
Moteur diesel
Upper deck :
False
land electricity supply :
yes
Forward Sundeck :
yes
Equipment
Steering positions :
yes
Electrical Voltage :
12/220V
Stereo :
Radio / CD - MP3/USB
Video :
TV/DVD
Hover :
yes
Hob :
yes
Water Capacity :
824L
Fuel Capacity :
388L
Fridge Type :
90L

To book

navigation fluviale

Be the captain of your own boat. Our self-drive barging vacations don't require a boating license or prior experience. It's that simple ! You get on board, and after a navigation instruction, you can fully enjoy your river holidays .

Cruise start and return times 1 week


Boarding :
Landing :
Monday 4PM
Friday 4PM
Saturday 4PM
Monday 9AM
Friday 9AM
Saturday 9AM

Advantages of the company

10% Group Booking Discount :
Book two boats or more departing from the same base on the same date and enjoy 10% off except Horizon.
Extended holidays
For all cruises of 14 nights or more, get 10% discount off second and subsequent.


Discounts are combinable up to 15%. All boats excluding Horizon range

Tourist information

Departure region sur le canal Latéral à la Loire : Decize,

Loire


Enjoy fine wines by renting a boat on the Canal Lateral à la Loire.
The Val de Loire is situated at the very heart of France and is renowned for its superb gastronomy. Choose to cruise the Canal Lateral à la Loire to make the most of boating in this beautiful region. Also known as the French land of castles, you can spend mornings discovering turrets and tapestries and afternoons relaxing with picnics in charming gardens and parks. These landscapes are also ideal for cycling, with stunning architecture and captivating villages waiting to be discovered.