Want to rent an electric boat without a licence ? Go to the Natur'O base at the Port of Epinal for half-hour or one-hour trips on the Vosges Canal. From your boat, admire the Port of Epinal and follow the Voie Bleue, where many walkers and cyclists stroll in all seasons. You may be lucky enough to see some of the local fauna: the graceful heron, a family of ducks, a dragonfly with its changing reflections and many birds.
If you're looking for an escape, head to the port of Fontenoy-le-Château for a river cruise. You can book your own boat for an adventure. The Boat, leader in river tourism in Europe and Canada, offers you barges and motorboats without a licence, of different sizes. Opt for a boat with your family or friends, and this up to 12 people, for an unforgettable escape.
Once you have decided on your itinerary, embark on a journey of several days and discover the secret places along the Saône and the Bourgogne canal. Sail towards Gray-sur-Saône and if you feel like it, continue to Auxonne. If you want to head north for a week, make a stop in the heart of the City of Images, in Epinal. Heritage, gastronomy and activities await you there. You can then set sail again towards Nancy.
Along the canal, you will pass through numerous riverside villages. Don't wait to get ashore and visit these unusual places and taste their culinary specialities ! Depending on your wishes and your budget, you can choose to book a boat for a day, a weekend or even one or two weeks.
For more information on boat prices, contact the Port of Epinal Tourist Office, or Le Boat in Fontenoy-le-Château.