Boating holiday in IrelandFrom Banagher
From sports enthusiasts to fans of historic buildings; for a romantic cruise or a holiday with family or friends, a waterway cruise from Banagher will respond to everyone’s desires and preferences, so get ready!
Embark on a journey through time during your Irish cruise
With Les Canalous, you can choose a houseboat to respond to your preferences and meet your requirements. You also have the freedom to opt for a two- or three-day cruise or to organise a two-week holiday. Whether yours is a one way or round trip, every waterway cruise with Les Canalous is personalised and adapted to your desires and expectations, so don’t delay – head straight to our Banagher base. Here, we’ll give you an introduction into steering your houseboat, which you’ll then be able to navigate towards your chosen destination. And with hundreds of kilometres of waterways, this region of Ireland has no shortage of attractions for you to enjoy. From Banagher, you’ll easily be able to reach the region’s largest lake, open to navigation, the Lower Lough Erne. This is indeed a must-see, and will delight fishing enthusiasts, along with fans of all kinds of water activities. The sportiest among you will relish the opportunity to escape your houseboat and take to an ATB bike for rides through the region’s green landscapes.
Irish waterway cruising from Banagher : an invitation to travel
The water activities permitted by Lower Lough Erne are not the region’s only leisure pursuits. You can also enjoy the many golf courses in the area. A cruise from Banagher will also enable you to embrace its waterway heritage, including the locks, through which you’ll enjoy travelling. You can further explore this heritage by navigating to the far end of the lake. Here, the power of the water has allowed for the installation of the largest hydroelectric plant in Ireland, worth taking a detour to see. A waterway cruise from Banagher also guarantees you the chance to uncover the secrets of the region’s eventful and exciting history. Make sure you moor your boat and set off on foot to visit the ruins of the monastic site of Clonmacnoise, the origins of which date back to the middle of the sixth century.
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suggested itineraries Tested and approved
Set off from Banagher and navigate as your desires see fit, or follow our itinerary ideas:
|Aller-retour||km - 2 locks||23h||Banagher > Killaloe > Banagher > Clonmacnoise > Banagher|
|Aller-simple||km - 5 locks||16h||Banagher > Carrick on Shannon|
|Aller-simple||km - 21 locks||32h||Banagher > Bellanaleck|