Discover the river Francis I called the most beautiful in his kingdom.
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Average customer rating for this region : 4.6 étoiles 4.6/5 (based on 33 review)
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One of the lesser known waterways. At the door of the Atlantic, this region has managed to highlight his past and entertainment. From Angoulême to Rochefort through Saintes and Cognac, during your cruise on self-drive river boat on this natural river, you will have the leisure to enjoy many water activities and a multitude of bathing areas will ship to reach.

    Here is the list of waterways in river boat in this region
  • > The Charente
  • On this waterway, here are the possible starting points : Sireuil, Cognac, Jarnac.

    We are specialists in houseboat rental, If this is your first river cruise and/or if you have any questions about the boat without licence, do not hesitate to contact us, we are at your disposal from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 7pm by E-mail or at 0033 230 96 08 57.

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    The charente

    This brandy, which began to be exported to Northern Europe in the 16th century is the pride of this town. It is possible to take a tour of the cellars close to the Charente river throughout the year.
    One of the jewels of Romanesque art in Charente, this Cathedral date from the 12th century, remarkable with its façade adorned with sculpted modillions.
    Saintes is the limit between inland and maritime navigation. Among museums and Gallo-Roman ruins, the Arc of Germanicus dating from the year 20 AC should be noted.
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    Activities
    Water sportWater sport
    At the level of Port of Envaux, Saintes, Dompierre, Cognac, Jarnac, Chateauneuf, and Angoulême, you can even practice water-skiing or rent canoes.
    VineyardVineyard
    Of course the Cognac, but don't forget the local cooked wine, Pineau (white or pink)
    NatureNature
    Kingfishers, swans, duck Mallard, even Stork are the prominent inhabitants of the banks of the Charente.
    FishingFishing
    In addition to the usual Roach, carp and tench, the Charente is the reproduction of the eel and salmon.
    MonumentMonument
    The Sarthe is dotted with windmills and other vestiges of its past medieval in houseboat on the banks or a few km away.
    SwimSwim
    It is quite possible to bathe in the Charente.
    The Locks
    2 Type of locks on The Charente
    • - Mechanized locks with a lock-keeper
    • - Manual locks without any lock-keeper
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    information about the locks of rivers and canals Charente
    Locks

    There are not many locks. They are all manual and open on bank holidays.

    the information on the fluvial navigation with self drive river boat in Charente
    Boating

    The Charente is a gentle river that’s easy to navigate on.

    info on boat moorings without a license in Charente
    Mooring

    Mooring is only permitted in designated places and not in the countryside.

    information on the access to the bases of the boat rental Charente
    Bases Access

    Hi-speed (TGV) train stations in Angoulême and Saintes.

    infos on the one-way with self drive penichette in Charente
    One Way

    One-way cruises are not available on the Charente.

    info on more services and extras possible with your self drive penichette in Charente
    Services

    Secure car parking is available at each departure base. You can swim in the River Charente.

    Average : 4.6 étoiles 4.6/5 (based on 33 review)
    All the reviews presented come from customers having made a cruise while booking on the site of Cris Boat France on a boat of a partner company.
    By default, reviews are displayed from newest to oldest.
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    5
    - Boat : Triton 1050 - Cruise made on 17/08/2019,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Stay meets our expectations''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Salsa A - Cruise made on 19/08/2019,
    Duration : 4 Nights (mid-Week) - Cruise : Jarnac Return

    "auto-translation :''Very Good''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Calypso - Cruise made on 10/05/2019,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Jarnac Return

    "auto-translation :''Very good organization''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Tarpon 32 - Cruise made on 19/04/2019,
    Duration : 3 Nights (or 3 Days / 2 Nights) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Meets expectations''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Calypso - Cruise made on 13/04/2019,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Jarnac Return

    "auto-translation :''Nature cruise, pleasant and relaxing''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Triton 1050 - Cruise made on 29/09/2018,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Nothing special, only a propeller would have been welcome, but more expensive''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Elegance - Cruise made on 14/09/2018,
    Duration : 3 Nights (or 3 Days / 2 Nights) - Cruise : Jarnac Return

    "Perfect"
     
    4
    - Boat : Estivale Duo - Cruise made on 26/07/2018,
    Duration : 4 Nights (week-end) - Cruise : Sireuil Return

    "auto-translation :''Nice but to do more slowly, on a week to meux visit and enjoy.''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Sedan Primo - Cruise made on 02/07/2018,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Sireuil Return

    "auto-translation :''A dream stay, beyond all that we had imagined. We will do other stays with CrisBoat.''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Eau-Claire 1130 - Cruise made on 07/05/2018,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Friendly''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Penichette 935 W A - Cruise made on 14/05/2018,
    Duration : 4 Nights (mid-Week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''To redo''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Crusader - Cruise made on 14/05/2018,
    Duration : 4 Nights (mid-Week) - Cruise : Jarnac Return

    "auto-translation :''This is the 4th time I rent and I am always satisfied''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 37 - Cruise made on 12/08/2017,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Very nice. We'll do it again.''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Penichette 935 W A - Cruise made on 17/06/2017,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Very professional home''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Penichette 1107 W A - Cruise made on 03/06/2017,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''Meets our expectations given our choice. No bad surprises''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Eau-Claire 1130 - Cruise made on 02/06/2017,
    Duration : 3 Nights (or 3 Days / 2 Nights) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''GOOD''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Penichette 935 W A - Cruise made on 15/04/2017,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation :''18/20 stay without worries and very nice.''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 37 - Cruise made on 17/09/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Meets every way''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Sedan 800 - Cruise made on 22/08/2016,
    Duration : 4 Nights (mid-Week) - Cruise : Sireuil Return

    "auto-translation : ''A real treat in a beautiful setting''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 37 - Cruise made on 08/08/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Perfect''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 37 - Cruise made on 16/07/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''We will return''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 37 - Cruise made on 08/07/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Very good''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Eau-Claire 930 Fly - Cruise made on 27/06/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "Very pleasurable."
     
    5
    - Boat : Sedan 800 - Cruise made on 13/06/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Sireuil Return

    "auto-translation : ''Good coaching clients. Benefit equal to the proposals.''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Penichette 1107 W A - Cruise made on 01/06/2016,
    Duration : 5 Nights - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Great river cruise! I wish I could do all the channels of France''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Penichette 935 W A - Cruise made on 23/04/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Met my expectations''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 32 - Cruise made on 23/04/2016,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Pleasant cruise, there was no problem''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Triton 860 Fly - Cruise made on 28/03/2016,
    Duration : 4 Nights (mid-Week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''The interlocutors are very available and very professional with the real worries to satisfy customers''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 42 TP - Cruise made on 08/08/2015,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Good''"
     
    4
    - Boat : Tarpon 32 - Cruise made on 04/07/2015,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Perfect''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Eau-Claire 930 Fly - Cruise made on 25/05/2015,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''I am satisfied and will appeal to Cris Boat for another cruise''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Eau-Claire 930 Fly - Cruise made on 15/06/2015,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Superb, despite the lack of development on the Charente''"
     
    5
    - Boat : Tarpon 32 - Cruise made on 25/04/2015,
    Duration : 7 Nights (1 week) - Cruise : Cognac Return

    "auto-translation : ''Delighted with this first experience''"
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