Nivernais boat rentals


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With some of the most beautiful countryside and villages to see in France, the Nivernais Loire provides a truly peaceful haven from everyday life. Marvel at the quiet as you cruise through majestic forests abundant in fauna and flora, ancient villages perched high on rugged rocks, and the occasional Medieval town.

One-week return cruises

Decize - Digoin- Paray le Monial (or Roanne) and return: Canal Laterale à la Loire + Canal du Centre
130 km; 38 locks; 30 hours cruising
Visits: Decize, Digoin,  Roanne, Paray le Monial

Migennes - Sens - Joigny and return: Yonne
88 km; 20 locks; 21 hours cruising
Visits: Migennes, Joigny, Villeneuve sur Yonne, Sens

Migennes- Auxerre - Chatel Censoir and return: Yonne + Nivernais Canal
130 km; 62 locks; 32 hours cruising
Visits: Migennes, Auxerre, Pregilbert, Chatel Censoir

Migennes - Mailly le Chateau and return: Yonne + Nivernais Canal
56 locks, 27 hours cruising

Tannay - Chatel Censoir - Chitry les Mines - Corbigny and return: Nivernais canal + Yonne
106km; 52 locks; 24 hours cruising
Visits: Chatel Censoir, Clamecy, Vezelay, Tannay, Chitry les Mines, Baye, Sardy, Corbigny

One-week, one-way cruises

Tannay - Laroche Migennes: Upper Nivernais Canal + River Yonne
100 km; 49 locks; 24 hours cruising
Visits: Tannay, Clamecy, Vezelay, Chatel Censoir, Vermenton, Auxerre, Migennes
One-way supplement: Tannay - Laroche Migennes: 120€;   Laroche Migennes - Tannay: 130€
Optional car transfer: 160€

Decize - Tannay: Canal du Nivernais
99 km; 70 locks; 27 hours cruising
Visits: Decize, Cercy la Tour, Chatillon en Bazois, Baye, Corbigny, Chitry les Mines, Tannay
One-way supplement: Decize - Tannay: 120€;  Tannay- Decize: 70€
Optional car transfer: 140€

Two-week, one-way cruises

Migennes - Decize : La Yonne + Canal du Nivernais
199 km; 121 locks ; 51 hours cruising
Visits: Migennes, Auxerre, Vermenon, Chatel Censoir, Tannay, Vezelay, Clamecy, Tannay, Chitry les Mines, Corbigny, Baye, Chatillon-en-Bazois, Cercy-La-Tour, Decize
One-way supplement: Migennes - Decize : 130 €; Decize - Migennes: 110 €
Optional car transfer: 270€

Waterways on this route

The Centre Canal, The Loire Lateral Canal, The Nivernais Canal, The Roanne-Digoin Canal, The Yonne,

Le Boat rental boats for Nivernais

Le Boat have 28 self-drive boats available in this region

Calypso self-drive


8 guests

Elegance self-drive


6 guests

Royal Classique self-drive

Royal Classique

6 guests

Grand Classique self-drive

Grand Classique

12 guests

Salsa A

10 guests

Magnifique self-drive


10 guests

Clipper self-drive


6 guests

Tango self-drive


6 guests

Caprice self-drive


6 guests

Classique Star self-drive

Classique Star

10 guests

Continentale self-drive


6 guests

Countess self-drive


6 guests

Corvette A self-drive

Corvette A

4 guests

Corvette B self-drive

Corvette B

4 guests

Cirrus A  self-drive

Cirrus A

4 guests

Cirrus B self-drive

Cirrus B

4 guests

Sheba self-drive


5 guests

Horizon 5

12 guests

Horizon 4

9 guests

Vision 4 self-drive

Vision 4

9 guests

Vision 3 self-drive

Vision 3

10 guests

Horizon 1

5 guests

Horizon 2S self-drive

Horizon 2S

5 guests

Crusader self-drive


6 guests

Royal Mystique B self-drive

Royal Mystique B

6 guests

Horizon 3

7 guests

Salsa B self-drive

Salsa B

12 guests

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