Now that Brexit is delayed until after the Summer there is no reason not to take advantage of our special offers and enjoy a cruise with France Afloat. And for added peace of mind if you have to cancel your holiday due to any changes in visa requirements we will fully refund your hire charge. JULY 30% off remaining EuroClassic barge cruises. JULY & AUGUST 20% On all remaining departures from Vermenton on the Nivernais …


France Afloat is unique in being both a family business and actually being based in France. We have all lived and worked on the inland waterways of France for many years and can offer the friendly, informed, personal advice that you need to choose the perfect boating holiday. No other company offers such a wealth of knowledge on the boats, the regions, sites and scenery and all this advice is only a phone call away.

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France’s most stunning waterfront

Auxerre on the river Yonne and Nivernais canal is a little known gem. With its Cathedral and Abbey dominating the skyline and complemented by medieval old town, there is nowhere that can rival this view. Auxerre once boasted 27 churches and was one of the most important towns in Christendom. Today its glory days are gone but the beauty remains. Walking through the old town is an experience not to be missed and sitting at one of the cafés …