Le Boat boating destinations

Our boating destinations

Explore beautiful waterways in nine different countries

Find your dream canal boat holiday with Le Boat. Discovering the beauty of Europe & Canada's stunning lakes, rivers, and canals and their surrounding villages and countryside, from the unique perspective of your sundeck is unbeatable!

English boating holidays are fun packed adventures, through pretty countryside and historic sites.

  • Family fun and plenty to do and see
  • Beautiful green countryside
  • Riverside pubs and immaculate villages
  • Fishing and bird-watching

Spectacular mountain scenery makes Scotland's highland waterways an unforgettable boating holiday experience

  • Spectacular mountain scenery
  • Hiking & hill walking
  • Whisky distillery tours
  • Fishing, wildlife & bird-watching

Come boating in Ireland and enjoy mystic waterways and a warm welcome

  • Ancient celtic monuments & religious sites
  • Championship golf courses
  • Wonderful fishing
  • Fantastic scenery
  • Friendly pubs with traditional live music

Discover French canal holidays in 9 stunning regions

  • Largest choice of boating holiday destinations
  • Unique scenery for each region
  • Rich history and heritage
  • Local gastronomy and finest wines


NEW - Cruise effortlessly on a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canals of this breathtaking part of Canada.

  • Wide open lakes and water sports
  • A mecca for nature
  • Dynamic cities
  • Rich heritage

Come boating in Italy to explore vibrant cities and tranquil countryside

  • Romantic & historic Venice
  • Beaches & sunbathing
  • Traditional fishing-villages
  • Seafood restaurants
  • Art, history & iconic sightseeing
  • Craft - glass blowing, lace-making

The Netherlands' landscape of canals, windmills and chocolate-box towns is just waiting to be explored by boat

  • City break in Amsterdam
  • Fishing, cycling & watersports
  • Festivals & events
  • Relaxed pavement café atmosphere

Ancient and rich architecture in historic cities are what your Belgium river cruise has in store for you!

  • Gothic architecture
  • Cathedrals & churches
  • Museums & art galleries
  • Horse-drawn carriage tours
  • World War memorials
  • Tasty Chocolates & Beers

Cruise through peaceful lakes and Germany's pulsating capital

  • Lakeside Baroque castles
  • Swimming & watersports
  • Hiking & biking
  • Forest & bird watching

Boating holidays with Le Boat provide a fine opportunity to see the leafy countryside, embrace different cultures and visit charming villages that many miss. With a choice of nine different countries, your exploration possibilities are simply endless!


Our river boat holidays allow you to explore surrounding areas wherever, whenever and in whatever way you want to. With a vast network of bases across Europe, we are able to offer the largest variety of cruising routes in comparison to our competitors, many of which are oneway trips meaning that you won't have to return to where you started.


Whether you fancy walking through the medieval cobbled streets of Bruges, or indulging in the finest wines and cheeses of Burgundy, a weekend away or a long-haul trip, with over 170 varied cruising routes, we'll be sure to have the right river boat holiday for you. Best of all, your choices don't stop there. With over 40 different types of canal boats to choose from, dependent on your choice of destination, and the freedom to travel as slow as you want to, your trip couldn't be easier to book.


So take your pick and find out more about each of our canal, river and houseboat holiday destinations above.