Self Drive Boat Cruise

Let the Journey be the Destination!

No license or previous experience required for self-drive hire boat, cruise is all about peace and tranquility whilst you remain as active as you want to be. You will relax at last in charge of what you do, where you go, and when. You go at your own pace.

Driving your boat is easy and great fun and you’ll discover marvelous places and enjoy a great range of activities and new French dishes along the way.

Boats are spacious, light and airy, with comfortable seating, heating and plenty of hot and cold water.

You can take cycle on hire. These can be easily stored on the deck of your boat, providing you with even greater mobility and another way of discovering the sights.


Advantages of self-drive boating:

  • It is cost effective
  • No license or any boating experience needed
  • Best for small family
  • It’s a slow paced experience
  • Free to plan your time as you like
  • You can also cook for your family or yourself on board
  • Take halts when and where you want
  • Choose from 200 suggested routes of historic towns and picturesque villages



Canal Du Midi



Call us for more cruise options:

FRANCE: South-West, Burgandy and Saone, Burgandy and Nivernais, Canal du Midi, Camargue, Loire and Nivernais, Lot Valley, Ardennes and Alsace-Lorraine, Brittany

GERMANY: Muritz and Mecklembourg, Brandeburg and Berlin

ITALY: Venice Lagoon

HOLLAND: North and South Holland – Amsterdam

IRELAND: Shannon and Erne

POLAND: Masurian Lakes


*Rates mentioned are per person per day for 5 people travelling together for seven days.


  • Accommodation (In Boat)YES
  • MealsNO
  • Beverages NO
  • TransfersNO



From EUR 325 per person for minimum 4 pax in Pénichettes Classique (935W) for 1 week self drive boating holidays

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From EUR 325*


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