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Rental Houseboats LOCABOAT Penichette 930 P 935 Saint-Jean-de-Losne
Saint-Jean-de-Losne
4.3
 (12)

BOAT WITHOUT A PERMIT TO RENT IN BOURGOGNE TYPE PENICHETTE LOCABOAT (1987)

10
5
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Stevens SMELNE Saint-Florentin
Saint-Florentin
4.7
 (12)

Lullaby (1984)

6
4
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Nicols 900 dp Redon
Redon
4.6
 (13)

Houseboats Nicols 900 dp 9.00m nullhp (1996)

7
7
Super owner
Without a skipper

From $197 per day

Rental Houseboats Nicols Sedan 1010 Béziers
Béziers
3.6
 (6)

Boating holidays without License Canal du Midi (2002)

8
7
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Pénichette 1100 Nevers
Nevers
5.0
 (1)

Houseboats Pénichette 1100 11.00m 36hp (1991)

11
7
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Jeanneau Eau Claire 9.30 Lagarde
Special offer
Lagarde
4.8
 (3)

Houseboats Jeanneau Eau Claire 9.30 9.28m 18hp (2000)

6
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Classic Tarpon 32 Chenillé-Changé
Chenillé-Changé
New

Houseboats Classic Tarpon 32 9.00m nullhp

8
8
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom Triton 1050 (Digoin) 28cv Digoin
Digoin
4.2
 (4)

Houseboats Custom Triton 1050 (Digoin) 28cv 10.50m 28hp (1994)

8
5
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom 1107 W (Agde) 37cv Agde
Agde
4.7
 (1)

Houseboats Custom 1107 W (Agde) 37cv 11.00m 37hp (1990)

7
4
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom 1107 W (Cognac) 37cv Cognac
Cognac
4.6
 (3)

Houseboats Custom 1107 W (Cognac) 37cv 11.00m 37hp (1987)

7
4
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Motortjalk Bies Anna Hennebont
Hennebont
4.5
 (3)

Motortjalk Anna (1975)

8
8
Super owner
Without a skipper

From $188 per day

Rental Houseboats NaviCanal Virgule Avignonet-Lauragais
Avignonet-Lauragais
4.3
 (4)

House boat (Chantier ESQUERRE - MISS 920) (1982)

6
6
Super owner
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom Nicol's 1160 (Redon) Redon
Redon
5.0
 (1)

Houseboats Custom Nicol's 1160 (Redon) 11.50m 6hp (1996)

10
6
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom Triton 860 Fly (Briare) Briare
Briare
4.2
 (1)

Houseboats Custom Triton 860 Fly (Briare) 8.60m 28hp (1991)

5
3
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats AMYARD AM 780 Le Temple-sur-Lot
Le Temple-sur-Lot
4.9
 (5)

Very nice boat on river Lot (2009)

6
4
Super owner
With or without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom Nicol's 1000 (Redon) Redon
Redon
4.3
 (1)

Houseboats Custom Nicol's 1000 (Redon) 10.00m 30hp (1995)

8
4
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Custom Tarpon 32 (Languimberg) Languimberg
Languimberg
5.0
 (1)

Houseboats Custom Tarpon 32 (Languimberg) 9.10m 40hp (2013)

8
5
Without a skipper

Rental Houseboats Low Cost Jamaica S Briare
Briare
New

Houseboats Low Cost Jamaica S 12.00m nullhp (1992)

8
14
Without a skipper

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Why rent a houseboat?

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 their favorite cities from an entirely different point of view. Areas like Paris, Brittany, or Lyon are popular for houseboats. 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. If you want a romantic weekend in Paris, a fun week with your family on the water in the south of France, or a trip with friends, try staying on a Houseboat!


A houseboat holiday - relaxation, action, and new experiences.


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.


What types of houseboats are there?


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.

Below you will find a brief overview of the most common houseboats:

Narrowboat:

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.

Motorboats:

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.

Houseboats:

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.

Prices of Boat charters in France

Boat prices depend on different factors, such as boat length and capacity among others. Regarding Boat charters in France: - Minimum price: from $147.00 per day - Maximum price: from $2,649.00 per day

Houseboat Rental in France with Click&Boat

France, the country of good wine, cheese, fashion, and romance could be the next destination on your bucket list for your houseboat adventure. There are plenty of areas to choose from to start your next vacation. A top destination is Brittany with the Nantes-Brest Canal or perhaps the Canal du Midi in southern France. In and around almost every major city in France you will find the opportunity to rent a houseboat because of the comprehensive channels of rivers and canals that were for years used to transport goods and now provide an amazing opportunity for leisure.

Why rent a houseboat in France?

There’s no doubt that France’s expansive waters attracts boaters from all over the world. Whether it’s sailing along the Atlantic coast, the Mediterranean or even on French rivers and canals, you will discover ports, anchorages and islands rich in history. By renting a boat in France, you will be able to discover the authentic beauty of the French waters. In France, you will find many types of boats: sailboats, catamarans, motorboats, semi-rigid boats, houseboats and luxury yachts.

Many regions share a passion for water sports: Brittany and Normandy, land of great sailors, the South of France known for its catamarans and beautiful yachts or Occitanie and its houseboats sailing down the Canal du Midi. Chartering a houseboat in France is a great adventure, for a day or a week cruise.


Good to know

Number of houseboats:761 houseboats available
Maximum capacity:100 people
Average price:$401 per day
Minimum price:$50 per day
Maximum price:$9,107 per day
Manufacturers:Linssen, Nautilus, and more

Frequently Asked Questions about France

How much does it cost to rent a houseboat for the day in France?

In France, the average cost of renting a houseboat is $401 per day. The cost of renting the houseboat varies depending on the season, the year the boat was manufactured, and the boat equipment. The rental costs of a houseboat range from $50 and $9,107 per day.

When renting a houseboat in France, what is included in the cost?

The price of a houseboat rental in France typically includes Oven/stove, Refrigerator, Bow thruster etc.

What is the average length of time to rent a houseboat in France?

Typically, a houseboat is rented for 5 days in France, although rental duration varies considerably.

What is the typical length of a houseboat in France?

The typical length of a houseboat in France is 12 meters.

Can you rent a houseboat in France without a boat license?

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 France there are 533 houseboats that you can rent without a license.

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