Nicols Barging

COVID-19 Travel Advisory: Currently, on the advice from governing bodies, Nicols bases are affected as follows

  • In France: bases open. Lot Valley: base closed until 26.06.2020.
  • In Germany: bases open.
  • In Portugal: bases open
  • In Hungary: bases closed until 04.07.2020.
  • In the Netherlands: bases open.

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As a couple or with family and friends, enjoy a fun and flexible holiday with complete freedom – whether you’re looking for a weekend away, a short break or a longer holiday. Nicols offers 24 starting destinations from which explore the canals and rivers of France, Germany and Portugal. From lock to lock, village to village, savour an unforgettable trip on board your self-drive canal boat, equipped with home-from-home comfort!

Specialty canal boats (no crew/licence)
Capacity: Self-catering 2 -12 passengers