Spain Canal Boat Hire - Canalboat Vacations
Riverboat Rent Holidays - 2014 House Boat Rentals
 
Home   |  Contact US
Main Menu
Belgium Boat Hire
Czech Republic Boat Hire
East Anglia UK Boat Hire
England Wales Boat Hire
France Boat Hire
Germany Boat Hire
Holland Boat Hire
Ireland Boat Hire
Italy Boat Hire
Netherlands Boat Hire
Poland Boat Hire
Portugal Boat Hire
Scotland Boat Hire
Spain Boat Hire
UK Boat Hire
Other Links
Newbies to Canal Boats
Travel Resources

Canalboat Hire and Houseboat Rental in Spain & Europe


France Passion Plaisance Spain
France Passion Plaisance is a reference in boating holidays and offers a unique choice of canal boats to enjoy boating holidays on rivers and canals in Spain and Europe and of course licence free.
See Great Specials listed Below -  Riba Roja d'Ebre

2+ Berth
4+ Berth
10 + Berth


All Year Discounts

Long Term Discounts
8 to 14 Days - Receive a 5% Discount
15 to 21 Days - Receive a 10% Discount
22 to 28 Days - Receive a 15% Discount
29 Days or more - Receive a 20% Discount

Short Term Discounts
3 Night Weekend - 60% Discount of the weekly price
4 Night Weekend - 70% Discount of the weekly price (1)
5 Night Weekend - 80% Discount of the weekly price (1)
6 Night Weekend - 90% Discount of the weekly price (1)

Couples Discount
Receive a 10% Discount - Available when there are only two persons onboard the following boats, for any period, any duration.
Budget fleet : Espade 930. Renaud 8000 (except in Cahors). Espade 850 Fly. Penichette 935. Eau Claire 930 (in Redon only for 1 week minimum). Eau Claire 930 Fly.
Classic fleet : Triton 860 , Triton 860 Fly. Nicol’s 900. Linssen Vlet 1030. Linssen Yacht 36. Haines Rive 34. Viking 1000.
Premium fleet : Tarpon 37 Duo Prestige

Boats Discount
7% Discount when 2 boats are cruising together
10% Discount when 3 or more boats are cruising together
(Pont a Bar 8% Discount when 3 or more boats are cruising together)
15% Discount when 4 or more boats are cruising together
For all bookings for minimum 1 week long

Family Discount
5% Discount with one child under 18 years on board
10% Discount with two or more children under 18 years, on board for a minimum one week rental

Senior Discount
6% Discount when there is at least 1 person over 60 onboard. Valid for all types of booking (except period E and F) (in Redon : for minimum one week bookings only. Discount applied all season except on the price for a couple for the Tarpon 37 Duo Prestige) Except in : Cahors, Pont à Bar, on the Kormoran and Vetus 1200 K3 boats

please note: Only one senior discount per boat

* All discount can be added up without exceeding 20% for minimum one week bookings

Canalboat Holidays Spain
 Riba Roja d'Ebre
Canalboat and Narrowboat Rentals Holidays throughout Europe and Worldwide.
We look forward to helping you plan, especially if it is to be your first experience on a boat. We offer the widest choice at great value in over 14 countries!

Holidayboat.net
canal boat rental and houseboat barge hire on canals and rivers in France, Italy, Spain, Holland, Tchech Republic, Belgium, self drive and permit free barging.

Ebro Boat Hire
Ebro Boat Hire, Fishing The River Ebro in Genistar, Tarragona, Spain

 

Spain Waterways

In the Catalan region, south of the city of Barcelona, runs the River Ebro to the Mediterranean Sea offering 80 kilometers of navigable waterways without any lock.

The River Ebro has the greatest discharge of any Iberian river, and is the longest in Spain, and second only to the Tajo ( Tagus, in thoery, in English) in Iberia . Its importance is reflected in the name of Peninsula, which almost certainly comes from the river, first known as the Iber and Iberus and Ebro, and not the other way around. It was first used in the 6th century BC by a Greek author in reference to the Iberians, or the people who lived along the Iberus ( Ebro ) river. Ultimately the word may well derive from the Basque words ibai (river) and ibar (valley), and these from ur meaning water. Linguists have noted similarities with the names of 200 other European rivers and streams (e.g. Ibar in Serbia, Ebrach and several Eberbach in Germany, Irwell in The UK) giving a tantalising clue as to a form of Basque being once spoken throughout Europe before the arrival of Indo-European tribes and languages.

The north bank of the river is fed first by the rivers of the Cordillera Cantábrica and then by those of the Pyrenees, including the Aragón, Gállego and Cinca-Segre, and to the south generally with a lower discharge, by tributaries from the Sistema Ibérico, including the Oja, Iregua, Jalón and Guadalope. Consequently, the Ebro can be said to drain much of the southern Pyrenees and the northern Sistema Ibérico. Although the climate at its source is Atlantic, most of the Ebro 's journey is accompanied by a continental climate with low rainfall, scorching summers and cold, dry winters.. This is particularly the case of the arid expanses of central Aragon isolated by oceanic influences, particularly in a triangle formed between Zaragoza, Alcañiz and Lleida. From here it moves into Mediterranean climes proper.