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|From €1,974 per week|
All of our boats come with the necessities you'd expect from a comfortable Boating Vacation.
With a fully equipped kitchen to cook and dine onboard and prepared cabins with pillows and towels, just think of your boat as a floating villa!
If you have any specific questions about your boat, please call us: 1-888-550-8580
Arrival and Departure
Pick Up Time: between 2:00-6:00 PM
Drop Off Time: 9:00 AM
Included in Price
- Full equipped kitchen with utensils and appliances
- Bed linens, duvet & pillow
- Bathroom facilities with hot showers
- Fridge and gas oven
- Fans (A/C available on some select models)
- Cushions and curtains
- Security safety equipment including life jackets
- Power supply, radio and cd player
- Captain's manual
- On board cruising maps and documentation
- Boat handling demo upon arrival
- 24/7 Technical Support
- Lock Fees (except Ireland & Holland)
- All Taxes
Not Included in Price
- Fuel consumption cost (link to fuel sheet)
- Boat damage waiver
- Travel cancellation insurance
- One way supplement
- Any optional extras
One of the best things about a self drive vacation is that you can create your own schedule! As Captain and crew you decide how far you travel in a day and just plan to be at the base to hand over your vessel at the correct date and time. Cruise for as long as you like every day, explore at your leisure. You are at the helm!
How to book
Step 1: Choose cruising area
Step 2: Select a boat to suit the number of passengers traveling and budget
Step 3: Select departure date
Step 4: Contact Barge Connection to check availability
Step 5: Confirm your booking with 40% deposit and completed booking form, final payment due 30 days prior to departure
Boat DetailsBoat Operator: Locaboat
Boat Size: 42.5 x 12.6 ft
Number of Cabins: 3
Fuel on board: 97 gal
Water on board: 97 gal
Engine Type: Diesel
Cabin Information2 cabins with 2 singles or 1 double bed
1 cabin with 1 double bed
Exterior AmenitiesAlfresco dining
ElectricityCigarette lighter plug (12V)
220V on cruise
Audio / Visual AmenitiesCD / Radio
MP3 / USB hookup
Flat Screen TV
Navigation AmenitiesInternal steering position
External steering position
Lots of storage
Heating / Cooling AmenitiesHeater
All of our start bases can offer the Inclusive pack. This offers a range of services at a reduced price. Includes the damage waiver, diesel for fuel and heating, the cleaning service and a bicycle (except in Italy). Can be reserved in advance or selected at the base on the first day of your trip. It must be paid for at the base.
From 294-462 € per week.
Extra days and shorts cruise pricing available.
One Way Cruises
If you have booked a one-way cruise, we can organise the taxi transfer back to your departure base at the end of your cruise. In many regions, there is additionally the possibility of a car transfer.
Penichette Classique: 100 €
Penichettes "Aft-Deck": 130 €
Penichettes "Flying Bridge" 130 €
Europa and Linssen 150 €
This supplement does not cover the transfers of the crew or taxi charges
Bikes can be easily stored on the deck of your boat, providing you with even greater mobility and another way of discovering the sights. Many canals and rivers have been adapted for cycling and there are some lovely rides to be had. Riding along the towpath will bring you even closer to nature.
Standard: 40 € / wk
Child: 20 € / wk
Pricing available for longer and shorter cruise lengths.
Almost all our bases can provide an enclosed and/or covered car park. The number of places (especially covered spaces) is limited at certain bases. It is therefore wise to reserve a place, especially if you have a camper van, trailer or caravan.
From no charge for open/unsupervised parking to 49 Euros per week for covered/supervised parking.
*The bases at Agen, Briare, Chioggia, Mikolajki and those in Germany have special terms and conditions and prices.
Taxi and transfers
We can organize the transfer of your vehicle while you are cruising. Airport (station) to base transfers can also be arranged.
$175 - $420 depending on the route
(Please note that we cannot transfer rental cars, trucks or camper vehicles. Please verify that this kind of transfer is covered by your insurance.
*NOT available in Belgium, Germany, Holland, Lot, Charente & Scotland
We can take responsibility for purchasing the things on your first shopping list. We will deliver your order to a local shopkeeper, who will prepare your order and deliver it to the base or on board your boat on the first day of your trip. You must pay the shopkeeper directly for your order.
A 10 € fee will be charged in addition to the amount owed the shopkeeper.
*Not available at the Besançon and Mikolajki bases
Dogs and other pets are welcome on board our Pénichettes. Make sure you have all of the things your animal will need (including a blanket and basket). You will need to pay a fixed payment per animal at your start base, irrespective of the length of your cruise. Also,remember to bringa cage foryour pet in case of taxi transfer to your base.
Pénichettes, Europas and New Icon Fly 30€/animal
Alsace123 | Burgundy: Franche-Comte125 | Canal du Midi129 |
Alfresco dining | Deck shower | Sundeck | Swim platform