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Rent a license-free canal boat in France or in Europe. Locaboat has been active in the boating holiday industry since 1977. Our company owns a fleet of 380 top quality canal boats. Find more information on our website.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Quai de Dunkerque, 47000, Agen, France
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+33 3 86 91 72 72
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

As a group of 9 adults we hired 2 flybridge penichettes from Locoboat. We collected the boats from Negra and took a week along the Canal du Midi to finish in Argens. On arrival at Negra we were met by very friendly helpful staff who...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Vicky D
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Our start at Agen was trouble free and Christine very helpful. We set off in time to do the four locks out of Agen as we had no wish to stay in such a busy location. The locks were an experience but no real problem....More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank juddocs
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A mixed experience. The Irish base hostess Christine is lovely, fluent in multiple languages, and other staff were warm and friendly. Have to agree with other reviews saying boats (ours was a 935W) need updating: ours was quite mouldy, panels sagged, we had slugs and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank GRChang
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Our Penichette was very reliable, excellent engine, showers and toilet. We had no mechanical problems. Kitchen was very well equipped and boat was clean including linen and towels. Contact during the booking process was prompt with excellent English. Collection was also no problem but instruction...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 119denise
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Our Penichette has been around the clock a few million times but everything worked. Bow thrusters were a bonus. We did Dompierre to Briare. Staff excellent. We did thanks our lucky stars we chose Locaboat despite the aged condition of our boat when we came...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Experience553414
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Difficult was the start as we waited 1.5 hrs for having boat cleaned. Still 5 points as start of season and stated in their brochure that it can take longer Top materila good guides good eivwr book. No complaints and friendly staff . Just move...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Bernd S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This year some friends, my wife and myself rented a boat at this location.We had reviewed the boat rental companies and Locaboat came out on top. We arrived early as our train arrived 5 hours before we were due to collect our boat , so...More

Date of experience: September 2016
10  Thank Ken C
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second time using Locaboat with our first being 15 years ago. We did the exact same trip, Argens to Carcassonne but this time only spent 5 days on the canal. We still had to pay for 7 so this did make it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
6  Thank JLandMike
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20 July 2018|
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Response from Locaboat | Property representative |
You have a choice of directions. Some of the highlights are: > The "Pont Canal" the canal which crosses the Garonne river. > The medieval city of Nérac where King Henri lived, and the bastide of Vianne with most of it's... More
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119denise
1 November 2017|
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No worries if you speak only English as our staff do speak several languages. Our base will give you up-to-date information all along your cruise if any problem occurs on the waterway or on a lock. Concerning the condition... More
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