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Welcome to Les Canalous’ website – the waterway holiday specialists

Les Canalous’ adven­ture began in Bur­gundy in the ear­ly 1980s. Almost 40 years ago, we had the idea of intro­duc­ing water­way tourism to a wider audi­ence and mak­ing the charm of cruis­ing acces­si­ble to every­one. We’ve increased our bases over the years and can now receive you on all France’s water­ways, as well as in oth­er Euro­pean des­ti­na­tions. From Ardennes to Aquitaine, Scan­di­navia to Por­tu­gal, Les Canalous make water­way cruis­ing a breeze ! Our range of house­boats are designed to meet all your needs and pref­er­ences, ensur­ing that your trip is 100% plea­sur­able. Dis­cov­er our range of licence-free boats, from the most lux­u­ri­ous to the most afford­able. Les Canalous will also train you on how to steer your rental boat for total peace of mind. Start dream­ing up your future hol­i­day right now !

Waterway cruising : an alternative travel and holiday idea

Water­way tourism pro­vides a new way for you to put togeth­er an unfor­get­table hol­i­day. You’ll be able to enjoy whiling away the time as you relax on the deck of your boat, as well as mar­vel­ling at the unique expe­ri­ences of going through locks or even a tun­nel. The water­way her­itage is also one of the lit­tle plea­sures of your life on board your boat, with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of organ­is­ing impro­vised excur­sions to suit every­one’s desires. A bike ride along the tow­paths, or a walk through the small vil­lages of the region you’re trav­el­ling through, dis­cov­er­ing the stalls at tra­di­tion­al mar­kets. Stop off to enjoy a lake or pond, indulging in your pas­sion for fish­ing or tak­ing a swim­ming break. A water­way cruise is sure to pro­vide a whole host of enjoy­able activ­i­ties.

Offers to satisfy everyone’s desires and much more besides !

While a water­way cruise rep­re­sents an alter­na­tive form of hol­i­day, allow­ing you to get away from mass tourism, it also pro­vides an oppor­tu­ni­ty to explore the most pres­ti­gious sites. We’ve estab­lished our bases in the top tourist regions of France and Europe, and you can choose your des­ti­na­tion accord­ing to your pref­er­ences. The mys­ter­ies of Brit­tany could pro­vide the inspi­ra­tion for a great water­way cruise, or you might want to embrace the gas­tro­nom­ic spe­cial­ties of Lot for a gourmet trip – it’s up to you to decide, as you find out about all the cruis­es on offer.

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