CLOSE your eyes and imagine slipping gently along, skippering your own boat on the Canal du Midi in southern France, exploring the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pause along the way to taste the local food, savour the wines, visit medieval villages and take in the glorious scenery.
Now open eyes and start to plan, making your dream holiday a reality.
Australian company Cruise Traveller is offering the answer for a perfect boating holiday.
“Locaboat is suitable for all adult ages, and the leisurely pace of the whole product makes it a very relaxing experience,” managing director Craig Bowen said.
“If you have even basic boating experience it will be easy, however even as a first-timer the operational side of the vessel is extremely simple.
“The instructions made available by the departure base are excellent, and the written information provided is comprehensive.