Rental houseboats without a license in France and Europe

Allemand Anglais Français

3/5 people


Departure bases:

Burgundy : Digoin, Châtillon en Bazois, Pontailler sur Saône, Louhans

South : Agde, Carnon

Grand West : Chenillé-Changé, Le Mans, Cognac, Luzech

Grand Est : Languimberg

  • Characteristics
  • Equipment
  • Services

Characteristics of the boat

Classic fleet, category 2

1 Cabin + lounge cabin

Lounge : seat convertible to double berth.Fitted kitchen.
Sanitary equipment : 1 shower / 1 washbasin / 1 WC.

9,30 m x 3,10 m opening roof
Minimum height in the lounge = 2,05 m, and in the cabins = 1,85 m

Steeringwheels: inside and outside


Inside equipment of the boats

  • complete boat equipment
  • completely fitted with WC's, shower and wash-hand basin
  • a kitchen with cooker, oven, sink and fridge
  • complete household: crockery, cutlery, pans...
  • beds with sheets, pillows, pillow cases, blankets or duvets
  • heating system
  • Some boats are equipped with a 220V shore

Outside equipment of the boats

  • deck furniture with table and chairs
  • bimini or parasol



  • cleaning of the boat at the end of the cruise
  • FPP Travel food hamper
  • cancellation insurance
  • Cruise plus insurance
  • Liberty Pack
  • car transfer
  • bicycle
  • fishing rod (available in some bases)
  • towel set to rent (available in some bases)
  • tea towels set to rent (available in some bases)
  • green cleaning set (available in some bases)
  • 220V converter (available in some bases)

French Rates of Pénichette 935W

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Cahors : in period P1 + P2, the prices are those of period P3

Hourly navigation rate: this includes the fuel consumption and technical supplies. It is invoiced per engine hour: count more or less 5 to 6 hours per day of navigation. This rate is given as a rough guide. It can fluctuate with the price of fuel. In certain bases, it is possible to buy à fuel package: contact the commercial service.


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