Brittany is a region full of riches to discover. Brittany is home to the amazing Nantes-Brest canal that connects the sea-ports of Brest and Nantes via inland Brittany. As such, you can hire a houseboat quite easily in Brittany and travel through the countryside as you wish. Depending on the type of holiday you want, you can travel through Brittany stopping at small towns or visiting the cities of Brest and Nantes. Obviously, there is an abundance of nature to be seen whilst travelling by houseboat and so if you would prefer to spend your holiday amongst the fields of maize and rapeseed, wildflowers and wildlife, then you will not be short of places to stop.
Alternatively you can choose to travel along the Canal d'Ille et Rance that runs 79km from Dinan to Rennes and thus actually forms part of the English Channel - Atlantic Ocean link which allows all kinds of boats to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the English Channel. In fact, you could choose to travel both the Nantes-Brest Canal, then the River Vilaine and then the Canal d'Ille et Rance. There are so many waterways connected throughout Brittany that you can spend as long as you like exploring this fascinating region and everything it has to offer.
Choose a houseboat rental to have an authentic, functional, and economical accommodation perfect for boat lovers and originality seekers. People often forget about this ideal alternative to regular options, especially when hotels are crowded, overbooked and overpriced during events (festivals, shows, conventions). Houseboats are as comfortable as apartments and can allow visitors to discover Brittany from an entirely different point of view. Trying something new is always exciting, and we are sure that you will get great memories and original stories to tell from renting a houseboat.
How does a holiday that combines all your wishes sound? Rest assured, when you rent a houseboat, relaxation, activities and new experiences are all combined. It is a type of holiday that is suitable for a family with children as well as for friends.
Houseboat is a broad term for different types of boats on which you can basically live. When renting a houseboat, it is important to think carefully about what your needs are. Do you plan to go fishing during your stay, do you dream of a barbecue by the water or do you want to invite family and friends over for a cozy evening on a spacious terrace? Or do you prefer a cozy house on the water for 2? The capacity of the houseboats on offer ranges from 2 guests to a possibility of more than 12 guests onboard.
These traditional houseboats are reminiscent of times long gone, when canal systems were used to transport goods and materials. Immerse yourself completely in a nostalgic atmosphere with this type of houseboat.
If you dream of something more luxurious and want to relax with a cocktail in hand and bathe in the sun, a motorboat houseboat is ideal for you. Invite family and friends to enjoy the view together in comfort.
Looking for a cozy staycation for a weekend with the family? The term 'houseboat' can also refer to a simple boat without an engine. These boats are specifically designed to be used only as accommodation and not to move, of course, because they have no engine. Enjoy the cosiness of these wooden cottages by the water. This is the place for quality time with the family, sitting together and warming up after a dip in the water.
The average prices of houseboats in Brittany are around $250 per day in the high season and $225 per day in the low season.
The price of a houseboat rental in Brittany typically includes Oven/stove, Refrigerator, 220V outlet etc.
Typically, a houseboat is rented for 5 days in Brittany, although rental duration varies considerably.
The typical length of a houseboat in Brittany is 11 meters.
For houseboats you usually do not need a license. At the beginning of the rental you can complete a charter license, which consists of a short briefing and allows you to steer the houseboat yourself for the duration of the rental. In Brittany there are 36 houseboats that you can rent without a license.