New! European River Cruises With Partner Les Canalous

03rd Feb 2020
Canal cruises in europe

We’ve announced a new partnership with river cruise specialists, Les Canalous to bring you canal boating vacations across Europe. Now you can enjoy slow tourism and plan an exciting river adventure where you can stop when you want and explore the area further. Hire bikes, tie up your boat at the quay and discover Europe as you’ve never been able to before.

You’ll get to experience the area like a local, from the food, vineyards, historic sites and markets. Choose your perfect river cruises in 10 European countries and access a fleet of 400 boats, including premium and environmentally-friendly electric and solar-powered boats. We offer barge rental from 40 bases across France, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, England, Poland and Russia. 

Loïc Bonnet, CEO and founder of Dream Yacht Charter, said: “We are always looking at ways to expand the opportunities for non-sailors to enjoy vacations on the water. River cruises require no sailing experience, just a short briefing before you set off on an exciting canal adventure. Les Canalous is a market-leading European river boat cruise specialist and the perfect partner for us to expand international interest in barge rentals.” 

Alfred Carignant, Les Canalous President, said: “We are a family business with over 40 years’ experience in canal boating and a market leader in French river cruise rentals. We’ve the widest choice with 40 departure bases in 10 countries. We’ve also the most extensive network in France, perfect for those customers wanting to explore the country’s famous gastronomy and vineyards. We’re looking forward to our partnership with Dream Yacht Charter.”

Loic Bonnet and Alfred Carignant

Find out more

Ready to experience a different kind of boat rental? We can help you start planning your unforgettable canal cruise with our partner Les Canalous, France’s waterway cruising specialists for 40 years. For more information, email us at or give us a call at 855.650.8902. Alternatively, for more vacation inspiration, head on over to our blog.