Boat rentals and river cruises in Franche Comté

The region Franche Comté it is the region with the most forests in France and is an ideal destination to rent a boat without permission and disconnect from the city to breathe fresh air. Discover nature with its lakes, mountains, ponds, caves, forests, waterfalls and fountains and with its exceptional fauna.

The Saône river is one of the most beautiful rivers in France: you will spend a calm vacation throughout your cruise.

The Franche-Comté region offers you a wide range of routes: the canal from the Ródana to the Rhine with the city of Besançon and its citadel of Vauban, Baume les Dames, and all the picturesque villages along each river.

Points of interest in Franche-Comté:

  • The citadel of Besançon. First tourist attraction in the Franche-Comté region
  • The Lods Village: one of the most beautiful villages in France
  • In Belfort: the sculpture of his Lion de Belfort and its citadel of Vauban
  • The city of Arc-en-Senans and its "Salines Royales"
  • The Castle of Joux from the 11th century, rebuilt in the 12th century and later, with Vauban fortifications
  • The Castle d'Oricourt: it is the best preserved medieval castle in the region
  • The Castle of Gramont: Magnificent castle of Renaissance style.
  • Inland waterways in Franche-Comté: the Saône river, the Canal from the Ródana to the Rhine and the Channel between Champagne and Burgundy
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We are delighted with our first river getaway, the excitement experienced when passing the first lock is indescribable. After the difficult year we have had, this is what we needed. We ended up very happy with the attention, the welcome, the listening and the patience of the entire Dole and Danfluvial team. Of course we are looking forward to repeating.
David W.
Base: Dole Barco: Nicols Octo. Trip made on 09/15/2020. 7 days
At the Port Sur Saone base, they did not speak English and thanks to someone in the group speaking some French we were able to communicate. Also thank Rocío de Danfluvial who sent us a document prepared in different languages on everything concerning the reception. Highlight all the help provided in the preparation phase of the trip by Danfluvial staff in Spain.
Mercedes A.
Base: Port sur Saône Ship: Nicols 1310. Trip made on 08/31/2009. 7 days
Both the reception and delivery of the boat was very good. The ship was a bit old, but it met the expectation perfectly. The experience has been very good. The whole family enjoyed a river trip through canals and locks, stopping to bathe. To improve boarding information on the ports of the route, to better assess where to moor.
Eduardo O.
Base: St Jean de Losne Ship: Magnifique. Trip made on 07/01/2020. 7 days

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