Sailing, Barging & Boats

Burgundy Canal
Website providing information about canals and barging in Burgundy. Find out rental prices, regional canal maps, history of the canals, where to stay while barging, and seasonal crew work.
Alpha Croisiere
License-free houseboats on the Burgundy canals. Boats provide adult and children bikes, childrens toys, a mobile phone, towels, and picnic hamper packed for your first night on board. English, German, and French spoken. Chardonnay, Tournus (71).
Fully bonded and insured travel agency offering cruises on self-drive boats, charter and hotel barges all over Europe. Based at Port de Plaisance, Saint Jean de Losne (21).
La Bourgogne en Eau
Cruise on the Burgundy Canal from Velars sur Ouche to Pouilly en Auxoise. No licence required. Boat can fit up to 6 people. Ecluse 47, Velars-sur-Ouche (21).
La Reine Pedauque
Luxury hotel barge on the Burgundy canal. Available for individuals or up to eight guests. French cuisine and Burgundy wines served every day. Book online. Château la Chassagne, Pont-de-Pany, Dijon (21).
Le Premier
5 star hotel barge on the Burgundy Canal. Tours also include land activities, such as wine tasting and hiking.
Les Canalous
No license required for Les Canalous barge rentals. Boats fit between 2 to 12 people. Ask for Sonia for English-speaking staff. Porte de Plaisance, Rive Droite, Digoin (71).
Locaboat Holidays
Boat rental company for trips on the Burgundy canals. No licence required. Instruction course on piloting before launch. All boats are fully equipped. Port au Bois, Joigny (89).
Tourisme Fluvial du Centre
Canal boats, kayaks, canoes and wind surf board rental. 3 different points of departure and regions. 48 rue Andre Henriat, Moulin de Cottard, Rogny Les Sept Ecluses (89).
The Luciole
Explore Burgundy on the Luciole hotel barge. Accomodates 14 guests, on-board cook. Wine tasting and visit of local towns included.
Crown Blue Line
Self-drive boat hire in Burgundy. Bases in Fontenoy-Le-Chateau and St-Jean-de-Losne. Boats can accommodate up to 10 adults. Fully equipped boats. No license required.
Aqua Fluvial
Daily and hourly barge hire. No permit needed. Ask for Michelle or Martine. Port des Pougeats, Baye-Bazolles (58).
France Fluviale
Barge rental on the Burgundy canal. Return or single journeys available for a few days or longer. 1 Quai du Port, Vermenton (89).
Rive de France
Boat rental company for the Burgundy canal. One-way or return trips available. Car transfer offered for one-way trips. Wide range of boats available. Porte de Plaisance, St-Florentin (89).