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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Essonne / Draveil

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £42 / night

£292 - £365 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Quiet, unusual, exiciting, relaxing, nature, park, sports facilities, unique For an extyra charge, a cruise can be organized.We can spend a night in Paris.  …see more


12 Dec 2014

5/5

"yes, it is a houseboat ..."

if you have never experienced to stay on a houseboat you should so now. The boat is bigger than we thought there is enough space to dress,undress, to use the bath room. The size of the bed was like… More


1 Dec 2014

4/5

"Quiet retreat from the city center."

This location is great for couples who need peace and quiet away from the hustle bustle of downtown Paris. Very safe neighborhood, and first time travelers will quickly be familiarized with both the P… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Hauts-de-Seine / Meudon

Houseboat / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £215 / night

£1500 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Enjoy two holidays for the price of one - visit Paris AND experience life on a luxury houseboat! Ideal for a family, with easy access to central Paris. The best way to stay in Paris - on a luxury houseboat!  …see more


12 Dec 2013

5/5

"Idyllic way to experience Paris..."

We were looking for something a bit different and with space to accommodate five. Devolu was as lovely as it looks in the photos. Paris was really hot and busy when we visited in July, but we could… More


10 Aug 2013

5/5

"Excellent accomodation , Spacious, Comfortable & Clean"

My Children 13,16,17 plus Grandparent 78 all had an excellent time in Paris . The boat made an excellent base for seeing the sights as public transport is minutes walk away.The boat is spacious, very … More


27 Sep 2012

5/5

"Great experience on a beautiful houseboat"

We stayed on Devolu for 12 days this summer with 2 adults and 4 kids ages 7, 11, 13, and 16. We loved the space - everyone had plenty of room. The super extensive DVD collection was a major bonus for… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Haute-Garonne / Ramonville Saint-Agne

Houseboat / 6 Bedrooms / sleeps 11

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £104 / night

£723 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Chambres et tables d'hotes sur le canal du midi. gite location de vacances péniche bateau le canal du midi est Classé au patrimoine mondial par l’UNESCO.  …see more


21 Jul 2015

5/5

"Superbe week end sur le canal du midi"

En vacances à Toulouse pour quelques jours, nous avions envie depuis quelques temps de passer une nuit sur une péniche. Après avoir découvert la péniche Soleïado à proximité de Toulouse nous y… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Chevaigne

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £68 / night

£475 - £587 / week

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  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
ARMOR, péniche bretonne de caractère datant de 1912, est amarrée sur le canal d'Ille et Rance, à l'écluse de Grugedaine à Chevaigné (35), entre Rennes (12 kms) et Saint Malo (70 kms). Classement préfectoral Meublé de tourisme *** A très bientôt ;o) A votre  …see more


26 Jul 2015

5/5

"Le paradis"

Un endroit extra, des gens accueillants sympathiques et disponibles, cela dans une péniche superbement aménagée, avec tout le confort, dans le silence de la campagne avec tout ce que l'on peut esp… More

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Mogan / Playa de Mogan

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 5

3 Nights min stay

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from £130 / night

£910 - £2010 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
Spectacular luxury houseboat in the best and exclusive port in the south of Gran Canaria (Puerto de Mogán)  …see more

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Province of Rome / Nettuno

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £176 / night

£1227 - £3066 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Barca lussuosa, raffinata, superaccessoriata e sicura. Veleggiate verso le Isole Pontine, Sardegna, Flegree, Arcipelago Toscano e Sicilia per godere delle acque e dei tramonti più belli del Mediterraneo. Disponibilità e la professionalità garantita dello skipper  …see more

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Province of Venice / Chioggia

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

3 Nights min stay

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from £131 / night

£915 - £1411 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
No license needed, easy to maoeuvre, cruises in the lagoon of Venice.  …see more


1 Sep 2015

5/5

"fantastic house boat trip on the venitian laguna"

We actually rented a larger boat with 3 bedrooms and baths sleeping comfortably 7 of us. The Boat name is TIP TOP for a price in the of more than 2600 including cleaning, maps, insurance, gas. The… More

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Cotes-d'Armor / Dinan

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £407 / night

£2847 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
A unique experience and a great way to relax as we slowly travel down the Brittany canals experiencing the wonderful countryside and French food.  …see more

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Tarn-et-Garonne / Montauban

Houseboat / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

7 Nights min stay

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from £1252 / night

£8760 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Enjoy a unique cruise experience on the canals and rivers of South West France aboard the Cruisebarge 'easyvie'. Our half-board fare includes comfortable ensuite twin cabins complemented by a spacious lounge and a superb sun deck to watch the world go by.  …see more

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Yonne / Tonnerre

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £157 / night

£1095 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Unique personalised service. Classic 1933 Bakdekker cruiser canal boat  …see more

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Pas-de-Calais / Bethune

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £37 / night

£256 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Insolite : Chambre sur péniche avec grand lit, cabinet de toilette & WC privatif. Douche commune aux propriétaires Petit déjeuner compris. Garage à moto. balades à pied ou vélos possible le long de la rive, club de canöe kayak. A 2 kms du centre ville.  …see more

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Province of Lecce / Gallipoli

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 7

1 night min stay

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from £53 / night

£365 - £1446 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Imbarcazioni , Case Vacanze, Charter, Salento , Ionio, Gallipoli,Taranto, Leuca, Corfu, Lefkada, itaca, Vacanze in barca a vela, Noleggio Imbarcazioni, Fittare case galleggianti, Comfort imbarcazioni, Vacanze salento, Vacanze barca sud Italia, Charter barche Una vacanza  …see more

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Province of Messina / Messina

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £42 / night

£292 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Quattro posti letto con cucina e bagno/doccia indipendenti  …see more

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Province of Syracuse / Marzamemi

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £47 / night

£329 - £584 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
The houseboat is 10 meters long, 3,76 meters large, located in the marina sea in the center of Marzamemi former fishing village. You can fish and swim in the clear water, Air conditioning. Wifi internet for free. Private car parking. All-inclusive price.  …see more

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Yonne / Vermenton

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £157 / night

£1095 - £1716 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Discover the French countryside from the deck of a luxury canal boat. Cruising in Burgundy on France's most beautiful canal you pass scenic countryside, ancient towns and villages, and past Cathedrals and Chateaux, stopping only to enjoy the superb local food and wine.  …see more

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Lot-et-Garonne / Damazan

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Min stay varies

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
We can offer cruises on Connie at an extra cost depending on amount of days/nights. The skipper would not be on board over night. There is also a dinghy available for rowing on the canal. Excellent cycling on the canal tow path, bikes are available here. We can offer  …see more

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Mugla Province / Marmaris

Houseboat / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 10

Short stays welcome

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from £650 / night

£4548 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
For a luxury yacht charter in Turkey, the wooden gulet Yucebey 1 offers one of the most relaxing but luxurious cruising experience along the Turkish Riviera- between Antalya, Marmaris, Bodrum and Kusadasi. Handsomely built in teak and mahogany the beautifully kept boat  …see more

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Mugla Province / Marmaris

Houseboat / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 10

1 night min stay

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from £633 / night

£4425 - £10168 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
For a luxury yacht charter in Turkey, the wooden gulet Yucebey 1 offers one of the most relaxing but luxurious cruising experience along the Turkish Riviera- between Antalya, Marmaris, Bodrum and Kusadasi. Handsomely built in teak and mahogany the beautifully kept boat  …see more

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Syracuse / Ortigia

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

2 Nights min stay

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from £32 / night

£219 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
La barca è ormeggiata nel pontile del circolo nautico nello scenografico porto grande dove si può godere di uno dei tramonti più belli del mondo  …see more

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Province of Naples / Pozzuoli

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £313 / night

£2190 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome
imbarcazione di 11 metri con due comode scalette prendisole ampio comodo per 6 persone possibile fare immersioni sub con la propria attrezzatura fare sci nautico io lo consiglio agli amanti del mare che vogliono trascorrere una o più giornate a contatto della natura  …see more

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Province of Cosenza / Trebisacce

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

7 Nights min stay

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from £126 / night

£876 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
avete mai pensato di vivere in barca senza il rischio del cattivo tempo, svegliarsi nella natura piu' selvaggia , vivere in acqua senza paure , avvicinarsi con la famiglia alla barca , vivere con i pesci , cigni , cormorani , airone e granchi blu . e tanto altro .  …see more

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Kas / Kas center

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 9

1 night min stay

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from £5 / night

£30 / week

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  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Daily or over Night blue cruise  …see more

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Province of Cagliari / Villaputzu

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £365 / night

£2555 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Il Catamarano è una soluzione ideale per una vacanza sul mare, in completo relax e assoluta sicurezza, adatto sopratutto alle famiglie grazie ad ampi spazi e confort. Una vacanza in Sardegna a bordo del catamarano è sicuramente una esperienza indimenticabile!  …see more

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Province of Naples / Vico Equense

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

7 Nights min stay

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from £73 / night

£511 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
barca vacanza vela mare divertimento noleggio informazioni al 320/15.36.114  …see more

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Palermo / Central Palermo

Houseboat / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 12

1 night min stay

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from £30 / night

£206 - £4633 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Pallas boat & breakfast Palermo - The experience of sleeping in a boat  …see more

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Saint-Malo

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

2 Nights min stay

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from £104 / night

£728 - £1449 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
You are located at the shops, restaurants, the historic center (Intra Muros) of the walled city of Saint Malo and beaches. 20 minutes walk from the train station, parking on request The perfect journey for a family in St Malo  …see more

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Aude / Gruissan

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £32 / night

£221 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Bateau à quai, vacances insolites permettant de profiter de toutes les activités du port, au coeur de la station, de ses commerces, et près de la plage; pas de luxe inconsidéré, mais confort et séjour agréable, pour un week-end, une semaine, au mois ou à l'anné  …see more

Excellent 5/5 

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Pisa / Marina di Pisa

Houseboat / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £85 / night

£589 - £1148 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Barca a vela vicino Pisa , nella tenuta di San Rossore possibilità di noleggio per brevi crociere o per crociere: prezzi da concordare  …see more


24 Aug 2015

5/5

"Bel weekend"

La barca è davvero spaziosa...eravamo in 6 (tre coppie) e abbiamo occupato le tre matrimoniali...senz'altro la cabina a poppa è la più confortevole..la barca è dotata di tutto, non è presente int… More

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Nevsehir Province / Kozakli

Houseboat / 5 Bedrooms / sleeps 10

7 Nights min stay

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from £470 / night

£3285 - £3855 / week

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  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A family-owned luxury yacht of classic design -- think of it as a floating manor house -- the 23 meter long Patroniçe sleeps up to 10 guests, with captain and crew quartering separately from the passenger cabin area. There are 4 cabins with full-size beds and a master  …see more

Very Good 4.5/5 

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from £122 / night

£850 - £1230 / week

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Yonne / Accolay

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £122 / night

£850 - £1230 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
A Truly Unique Family Experience. Relax and Enjoy! Self Catering Barge / Gite holiday in a wonderful part of Burgundy, France. The Bout de Zan is just perfect for a comfortable family holiday. Enjoy Fantastic Food & Wine, Art, Culture and Nature. The Bout de Zan ma  …see more


10 May 2015

5/5

"best way to experience Burgundy"

March this year in France was sunny and warm. Made even more cozy with my stay on the Bou De zan on the canal du Nivernais in Burgundy. A spacious, well designed and tastefully fitted barge. So much t… More

Dear Paul Thank you for your lovely review, we would love you to come and stay again and perhaps next time you try the hot air ballon experience a little later in the year Best Wishes.


2 Aug 2015

5/5

"Séjour très agréable"

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour sur cette impressionnante péniche située dans un cadre agréable. Giles, l'hôte est sympathique, drôle et intéressant. L'accueil est chaleureux tout comme l… More


1 Jul 2015

4/5

"Fantastic Barge Holiday in Burgundy"

A barge holiday with a difference just like staying in a gite. We stayed for 4 nights as we had a friends wedding to attend a few miles away. The weather was a little cool but we were warm and cosy… More

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Haute-Garonne / Ramonville Saint-Agne

Houseboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £58 / night

£405 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Nichée dans un écrin de verdure, la Péniche bénéficie d’un cadre exceptionnel. Sa construction de 1927 donne la part belle à des matériaux nobles tels que le bois et le laiton. Dès le premier abord, le pont terrasse fleuri et ombragé privilégie l’invitatio  …see more

Excellent 5/5 

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Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Trani

Houseboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £48 / night

£331 - £662 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Nei mesi di Invernali e primaverili è possibile usufruire di sconti particolari  …see more


16 Aug 2015

5/5

"Expérience inoubliable"

Nous avons séjourné 2 nuits à bord du bateau de Tiziana. Ce fut une expérience unique et inoubliable que nous referions sans hésitez! Bien-sûre, c'est un voilier! Il n'y a pas la clim, ni le wii… More


3 Oct 2014

5/5

"Un Giovedì valevole una settimana (di vacanza)"

volevamo festeggiare il nostro anniversario in un modo speciale e così è stato !!! Abbiamo prenotato questa barca a vela per trascorrere una giornata indimenticabile. Siamo arrivati al mattino, app… More


27 Mar 2014

5/5

"In porto sognando"

Non è la prima volta che mi capita di godermi un tramonto sul porto di Trani. Ma, ogni volta, le luci del porto, il volo dei gabbiani, il lento dondolio del mare, mi danno un senso straordinario di s… More

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Province of Rimini / Cattolica

Houseboat / 4 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £52 / night

£363 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
L’emozione di farsi condurre dal vento e condividere questa passione con nuovi amici, saranno gli ingredienti di un’esperienza unica. Nelle uscite in mare verranno fornite anche le prime nozioni sulla navigazione invitando l’equipaggio a partecipare attivamente  …see more

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Somme / Corbie

Houseboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

2 Nights min stay

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from £78 / night

£541 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Enjoy the extraordinary feeling of sleeping on the water and get to know another lifestyle. Wake up to quacking ducks and the lap of wavelets against the hull. ASLAUG is a luxurious new-built barge w. Danish design and has a healthy, anti-allergic interior climate. We a  …see more


30 Aug 2015

5/5

"Cruising on Aslaug with Kurt and Bente"

We spent a wonderful week with Kurt and Bente in late July on the Somme River and the Somme River Canal, beginning in Amiens and cruising downstream to the ancient port city of St. Valery-sur-Somme. … More

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