France Afloat self-drive boat rentals

France Afloat

Offering three distinct types of stylish vessels, ranging from retro-style Linssen gentlemen's cruisers and Euro Classic barges to modern sleek and sporty looking craft, this French canal specialist is family run and based in France.
A 220v supply powers electric flush toilets, central heating, air conditioning, immersion heater and any domestic appliance that you wish to bring!

France Afloat fleet

Click on any boat for full information, a deck plan, routes, cruise rates and more photos

France Afloat routes

The Burgundy Canal

Discover the various options and choices for the canal cruise in Burgundy

The Canal du Midi

The famous Canal du Midi meanders along the foot of the black mountains in the shadow of the mighty plane trees.

The Nivernais Canal

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Enquiry & availability

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