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Visit our special Open Day at our base in Saverne

Friday 1st June 2018: 16h - 19h and Saturday, June 2, 2018: 10h - 19h NICOLS IS PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO DISCOVER EVERYTHING WE HAVE NEW IN 2018:

SIXTO GREEN: our 100% electric powered boat!The only boat of (...)

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Celebrity 5 Go Barging is filmed on Nicols routes!

At Nicols we’re excited to see how a group of celebs get on cruising on the beautiful Lot River and sunny Canal du Midi in Channel 5’s new TV show Celebrity 5 Go Barging.

The four episode series, starting (...)

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Closure Petite Saône

The Petite Saône will be closed until the lock of Heuilley (between Gray and Pontailler-Sur-Saône), for April 2018.

One ways between Port-Sur-Saône and Dole, or the opposite, will be possible from May (...)

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Draught in Canal du Midi 2017

Water is low, save it!

For several months, our region has had a period of severe draught. The water of the Canal du Midi is necessary for drinking water, agricultural land irrigation.

Exceptional economy measures have (...)

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Brittany - Canal de Nantes à Brest : restriction to navigation

We have just been informed by the office of « Direction Générale des Territoires de Loire Atlantique », of a restriction to navigation for the following part of the Canal de Nantes (...)

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Our new 2017 brochure is here !

We’re delighted to present our latest brochure featuring holidays for 2017. Our 30th anniversary year in 2016 was our most popular ever and once again we’re proud to be offering the biggest and best choice of (...)

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Closure of the sector north of Rogny

Following to the major floods occurred in late May / early June in the sector of MONTARGISSignificant damage was observed by WATERWAYS in FRANCE on certain stretches of the waterway.The Briare canal was particularly affected (...)

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Notice to skippers dated 17/03/2016

Attention!

Notice to skippers received from the VNF (Voies Navigables de France), informing a risk of social movement from the 17th to the 31st of (...)

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Excellent one-way cruises

Excellent one-way cruises from just 500 euros

See more of France with our one-way cruises – travelling from one Nicols base to another means you get to explore much further than a return-to-base cruise.

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New in 2016 for Anjou destination: Combine your passion for golf with a boating holiday!

Usually golfers will want to steer clear of the water however our base team at Sablé-Sur-Sarthe have found a reason they might think otherwise – a combination of fine golf and a relaxing boating (...)

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New for 2016: our new Aigues Mortes base opening in the Camargue.

Discover this beautiful region...

Visit Aigues Mortes, the fortified medieval town from the thirteenth century and starting point of the first crusades of King Louis IX, and the famous salt marshes that have surrounded the (...)

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New in 2015 anjou: opening of a base in laval

Laval - a city steeped in history and with a rich heritage.

On arrival via the river Mayenne you will be greeted in the heart of the city with the thirteenth century tower of the Old Castle that overlooks the (...)

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reopening of the boat lift of Arzviller!

An incident occurred on the past 11/07/2014 on the boat lift in Arzviller, Alsace, causing its closure for several months.We have just received today an official information from Voies Navigables de France,and we have the (...)

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Win with the Nicols advent calendar!

Win some amazing prizes between 1st -24th December by visiting the Nicols Facebook page.

It’s simple...

Go to the Nicols facebook page. Look out for the advent calendar entry for that day – then (...)
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Incident to the Arzviller boat lift

We have just been informed of an incident to the Arzviller boat lift this Thursday July 11. This caused an interruption of navigation until further notice.For more information, please consult us.

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The model customer!

It took 3000 hours over 19 months to create this extremely accurate working model of our Confort 1350....we can’t believe the results!

Congratulations to Eric Jeannou for this outstanding achievement, and for (...)

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Open day in Harskirchen

  Open day in Alsace ! Sunday 6th April 2014

from 10.00am to 5.00pm 

Nicols invite you to find out more about self drive boating holidays at an open day at the new HARSKIRCHEN Base in Alsace. >> (...)
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Reopening of the boat lift in Arzviller, Alsace

An incident occurred on the past 4/07/2013 on the boat lift in Arzviller, Alsace, causing its closure for several months.

We have just received today an official information from Voies Navigables de France,

and (...)

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Photo report on the Lot - Bouziès - St Cirq - Cahors

Discover this beautiful photo album realized during a cruise on the river Lot, in the region Midi-Pyrénées.You will find there some photos of the cliffs of the Lot Valley, the beautiful village of St Cirq (...)

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New in 2014: boating holidays for a one-way cruise between Saverne and Harskirchen

In order to respond to your requests of one way cruises, Nicols opens in 2014 a new base in Harskirchen on the Canal des Houillères of Sarre, at a few kilometers from the German border.

Located in the in the (...)

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Incident to the Arzviller boat lift

We have just been informed of an incident to the Arzviller boat lift this Thursday July 4. This caused an interruption of navigation until further notice.

For more information, please consult us.

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Amieira Marina - a Starlight Destination

In December 2011, Alqueva in Portugal was the first place in the world to receive the “Starlight Tourism Destination Certification", awarded by Starlight Foundation, with the support of UNESCO, OMT e (...)

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Opening of a new marina in Wustrau in Germany

Opening of a new marina for the 2013 season located in WUSTRAU - Brandenburg area – Germany. The Brandenbourg area, famous for its nautical activities is directly linked to the Mecklenbourg lakes. The two nature (...)

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Nicols Estivale Quattro made to measure

Nicols ESTIVALE QUATTRO® made to measure...the owner version.Having an ideal length, The Quattro is the fruit of a long reflection.Contact our research departmentventebateaux@nicols.com

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