France, The Netherlands, Ireland, Italy Poland and Germany.
In France, 5 regions are navigable from mid-March to the end of October, giving you the opportunity of navigating for thousands of kilometres on the inland waterways.
It is one of the largest navigable networks in Europe.
The canals in southern France (Canal du Midi), the south-west, Burgundy, Brittany, and Alsace … you will be spoiled for choice.
Should you choose to go to southern France and go cycling with your family, several types of Pénichettes® are equipped to transport bicycles.
More details are available on our cruises in Brittany or on the Burgundy canal (Canal de Bourgogne).
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The easily navigable Dutch canals go through towns such as Amsterdam or Gouda.
You can navigate on the waterways of the marvelous flower fields in Alkmaar.
The floral park in Keukenhof is a must.
North or south Netherlands, you will get all the information at the Loosdrecht naval base.
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In Ireland, we have bases in Ballinamore and Clondra, so on a Pénichette® you can visit the heart of the country.
Sumptuous natural parks and wild birds’ reserves are scattered all along the route.
You are in the heart of one of the last non-polluted nature reserve in Europe.
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In Italy, visit Venice, its gondolas and Saint-Marc Square on Pénichettes®.
The Lagoon of Venice on a Pénichette® without permit and also the Lagoon of Marano and the nature reserve of Valle Canal Novo.
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In Poland, navigate along the Masuria from our base in Mikolajki.
Good news: an inland waterway permit is no longer required for any of our boats in Poland.
You can discover exceptional sceneries of natural lakes.
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In Germany, inland navigation is possible in 2 regions: Brandenburg and Mecklenburg.
The Brandenburg region is top of the first ten ecological zones in Germany.
Navigating in the Brandenburg region is also an excellent opportunity to visit Berlin but a sailing permit is required to navigate in that region and through Berlin.
The region of Mecklenburg is an important natural reserve. You can navigate in a Pénichette®. A permit is not required to navigate in that region.
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