In the past year, we have written about yachting and pleasure boating at many locations, both home and abroad. The options for a vacation spent on water are numerous, including The Norfolk Broads, The English Lakes and the (...)
Climb aboard a luxury boat and head for the Canal du Midi – it’s the perfect way to explore the highways and byways of the South of France.
Most of us have been lucky enough to visit France – whether (...)
Beautiful Alsace is steeped in history, and the best way to see it is by canal. Ken Wright report.
The Marne au Rhin canal is situated in the north-east of France and begins its 194 mile journey (...)
Cruising along the waterways of eastern France is a pleasure best shared among friends, as Zoë McIntyre explains.
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22 boats from the NICOLS Dole base went for "hibernation"...
(see PDF report in french)
A friendly Frenchan is an oxymoron akin to Military Intelligence and Scottish Amicable, but our recent visit to Brittany to take a trip with Nicols new Sixto cruiser disproved the usual (...)
THE GUARDIAN"All aboard a houseboat in Portugal"
GUARDIAN - JULY 2011
I am not entirely new to boats. I've been on several cross-Channel ferries; I nearly killedmyself in a canoe on the (...)
FRANCE MAGAZINEFrance magazine n°163/ april 2012
Discover hidden France, Afloat in Alsace.
Make your next holiday one to remember with our beautiful villages driving guide.
MOTOR BOATSWe hired the Nicols Duo for our foray on the grande Lago de Alqueva.
The chances are you haven't heard of the Grande Lago (Great Lake) de Alqueva in Portugal's Alenttejo region and there's a very good reason (...)
THE TIMESPortugal's Alentejo has Europe's largest man-made lake.
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We had hired the boat from Amieira marina, the only marina on the 96 square miles (250 km) of the Grande Lago Alqueva, (...)
Discover how the danish press presents our Nicols base in Portugal !
See below text, maps and photos upon our base Amieira Marina, located in Portugal. Just click on the link below...
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CANALS RIVERS AND BOATS MAGAZINEA spot of french leave
Gerry Mulvaney samples the food, wine, culture (and weather)aboard a self-drive motor cruiser along the Canal du Midi in South of (...)
FRENCH PAPERDrift away…
By Clive Edwards.The French Paper - June 2010
Clive Edwards enthuses about cruising the world famous Canal du Midi, and suggests other beautiful waterways of France (...)
THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPHLife as a Lakeland Robison Crusoe
Text and photos : Ray KershawTHE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH - AUGUST 8 2010
Ray Kershaw finds peace and quiet on Portugal's sparsely inhabited Grande (...)
GENEVA TIMESRenting a Nicols boat departure from Dole in Jura.GENEVA TIMES - AUTOR : Tracy Movigliatti
At the end of June my family rented a boat for a three-day weekend. Starting in the Jura town of Dole, France and (...)