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    Whether you are looking for a dose of history and culture, travelling as a family with kids or looking for the perfect holiday to celebrate an occasion in style, we guide, we suggest and we piece together a seamless trip.

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Self Drive Boats

Self Drive Boats

Self-drive canal boats in France is the ideal way to discover the charm and mystery of hidden France. You have the freedom to stop whenever and mostly wherever you please. Half the fun on a self drive canal boats is stepping off your boat and cycle around regional France.

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  • Enjoy independent regional France holiday on board a beautiful boat. Being the captain of a boat without any licence is possible in France! You can visit world famous monuments, explore small villages and go to the markets to taste some French delicacies thank to this unique way of travelling! French Travel Connection will recommend the best itinerary and boat for you at the best price. Discover our special offers now!
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  • As the captain of your own boat, you won't just be holidaying on it, you'll also be driving it. Don't worry though, it's so easy that you don't need any license or experience! Think about your canal boat like your home on the water, fully equipped and functional with a large & well decorated interior. We offer an incredibly wide selection of boats, so you can find just the right one for your party. Browse our canal boats in France to choose the layout, features or style that you like best.

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  • Do you need help in planning your self-drive boat holiday itinerary in France? We offer various destinations in the different regions of France as you cruise along the beautiful waterways such as Canal du Midi and Camargue.

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  • You are the captain as you make your way along peaceful canals to discover the charm and mystery of hidden France. You have the freedom to stop whenever, and mostly wherever, you please, stepping off your boat to explore the many attractions of the local area on foot or by bicycle. No experience or licence is required to operate these boats and we can suggest models to suit everyone’s requirements - from small families to larger groups.

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Self-Drive Canal Boats

We offer an extensive selection of Self-Drive Canal Boats in France. We can suggest models to suit everyone's requirements - from small families to larger groups, and different ratings to suit your budget. Each boat is equipped with all of the comforts of a hotel room: enjoy comfortable mattresses, quality linens, and soft towels while you travel. Everything on board is designed with your holiday needs in mind, with plenty of storage and multi-functional furnishings.

All our boats have fully functioning kitchens and come with all the equipment you need to prepare a 3 course meal, for all on board. It's up to you whether you want to dine aboard and enjoy the sunset from your deck, or discover the cuisine of the destination in a local restaurant.

There are many things to consider when going on a self-drive canal boating in France such as the region, itinerary and choosing your boat.

Contact the French Travel Connection team for more information on self-drive boating in France.

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