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Locaboat Holidays - Base d'Argens
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  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Oct 14, 2018
“Canal du Midi cruising”
Sep 28, 2018
“brillant way to see this part of France”
Locaboat has been active in the boating holiday industry since 1977. Our company owns a fleet of 380 top quality canal boats. The renowned quality of our watercraft - Locaboat is the original designer of the Penichette® model, the expertise and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Port Occitanie, 11200 Argens-Minervois, France
+33 3 86 91 72 72
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

We started at Argens and cruised west 100 miles and 75 locks to Negra, just short of Toulouse. This includes Carcassonne, the third most visited place in France, and going "over the top" on the summit of the canal where top-up water comes in from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan T
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We picked the boat in Lattes and did a one way trip to Negra Locaboat moved our car for us. The holiday was fantastic the scenery so very French and every bit as beautiful as one could possible expect. The boat was clean and roomy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynne D
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Piloted a boat on the Canal du Midi to Negra. Fantastic time, friendly people, outstanding food. Once in a lifetime experience. The staff from Locaboat are totally organized and made the trip a totally success.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Horrible, unreliable service. They suggested us a route that was not viable for the short period we had (5 days), due to the number of locks on the way - 66. They charged us over 100 euros extra for not returning the boat where we...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Everything was great from booking, to reception and on water experience. All staff were very friendly and plenty of information provided to assist with the holiday. Training with regards to boat handling could have been a little more involved

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

A gorgeous village to pick up your canal boat for the journey of your life. 65 locks to Negra.....and trees, and restaurants....and memories etched into your life that you will never forget.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Our hire was from Negra to Argens Miervois 19th June. Prior to boarding we were asked to pay for fuel, insurance, taxes, wifi, and bikes for 70 euros each. Two weeks before we were asked to pay additional money with no explanation with repeated requests...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Locaboat, Responsable relations clients at Locaboat Holidays - Base d'Argens, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Dear Ian800 We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us was not satisfying. Just before your starting day, a lock broke down on the canal and the navigation was fully blocked. Our staff in Negra organised your departure from Bram because we...More

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