Loire & Briare canals boat rentals

Loire & Briare Canals

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Loire & Briare Canals boat rentals

From Plagny: 

Land of woods and forests dotted with charming villages, the Loire Valley is an ideal rendezvous for a first inland waterway cruise: Punctuated with remarkable sites such as curiously formed Gréau rocks, or past souvenirs- fortified Moret-sur-Loing, the 7 locks at Rogny constructed under the realm of Henry IV, the Briare canal bridge designed by Eiffel. Not to neglect the walks among the Morvan hills, or maybe wine tasting in the famous region of Sancerre and Pouilly.

Short break, return cruise

  • Plagny, Sancerre and return: 112 km, 22 locks, 25 hours cruising 
  • Plagny, Cercy-la-Tour and return: 102 km, 22 locks, 25 hours cruising

Weekend break, return cruise

  • Plagny, Marseilles-les-Aubigny and return: 46 km, 4 locks, 8 hours cruising 
  • Plagny, Decize and return: 66 km, 10 locks, 14 hours cruising

One-week return cruise

  • Plagny, Chatillon-sur-Loire and return; 180 km, 32 locks, 42 hours cruising
  • Plagny, Chatillon en Bazois and return; 176 km, 54 locks, 48 hours cruising

Three-week cruise

  • The whole central loop: 436 km, 174 locks, 98 hours cruising

Waterways on this route

The Briare Canal, The Centre Canal, The Loing Canal, The Loire Lateral Canal, The Nivernais Canal,

Nicols rental boats for Loire & Briare canals

Nicols have 10 self-drive boats available in this region

St Valentines: Save 20%
N DUO self-drive


4 guests

N OCTO self-drive


8 guests

St Valentines: Save 20%
N800 self-drive


4 guests

N1170 self-drive


10 guests

N1160 self-drive


10 guests

N1350 B self-drive

N1350 B

10 guests

N1000 self-drive


8 guests

N1100 self-drive


9 guests

N QUATTRO B self-drive


4 guests

N900 DP self-drive

N900 DP

7 guests

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