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If the chance to take in both modern and medieval architecture, sample some fantastic food and observe wildlife sounds like your sort of thing you may want to book a boating holiday to Germany.
Le Boat offers a wide range of canal holidays in the European country and with the majority of these focused on the network of lakes, rivers and canals in the north-east, it may be the ideal place to get away from it all.
What boating holiday destinations does Germany have to offer?
Le Boat's Germany boating holidays take in a variety of destinations, so whether you prefer the quiet of the countryside or the hustle and bustle of towns you are bound to find something for you as you cruise the lakes and canals.
And if you want to stop off in one of Europe's most stunning cities during your break you will have the chance do so. Berlin – the country's capital – can be visited while on the aptly-titled Berlin Cruise and the wide variety of historic attractions means that it should not be missed by all those travelling on this particular package deal.
Why not check out the remaining sections of the Berlin Wall – which once divided the city into two – while culture vultures should be sure to check out the numerous museums and art galleries, including the German Historical Museum and the Jewish Museum.
Potsdam is another place that is sure to make for a memorable boating holiday destination. The town is known as the German equivalent of Versailles and you will have the chance to take in the Sanssouci palace of 18th century Prussian king Frederick the Great, which is set in the midst of some stunning gardens.
Lychen – the town where the thumbtack was created – as well as Jabel and Gottin are just a few of the other places that can be visited during the course of your German boating holiday.
Germany boating holidays offer fun for all the family
No matter if you're on vacation with teenagers or toddlers, boating holidays in Germany will provide a variety of things for families to see and do together.
Whether you're after child-friendly restaurants or museums and cultural attractions that will fill kids with wonder, the country has it all.
Taking in the fairytale-style castles of Furstenburg and Rheinsberg is sure to go down well with little girls who dream of being Cinderella, as boys who are fans of trains and cars are bound to be enamoured with the variety of gadgets and gizmos to be found on Le Boat's range of vessels.
Sports-mad teens, meanwhile, could find Lake Muritz is a fantastic boating holiday destination. Sailing and swimming are just two of the activities they can get stuck into.
But a canal holiday doesn't have entirely to be spent in or on the water. If you're keen to get on to dry land, even if it is only for a few hours, why not stretch your legs by going on a family bicycle trip around the lake's edge and the surrounding countryside?
Of course your boating break does not have to be full of adventurous pursuits. Why not take it easy, cast a line from your boat and spend a few hours fishing to see if you can reel in the catch of the day?
A trip to the Spreewald nature reserve is sure to make for a grand day out. With the chance to view a wide variety of wildlife, the budding Bill Oddie in you is sure to spot at least one of your favourite animals.
But as all of Le Boat's Germany boating holiday packages are deemed to be family-friendly, there will always be something suitable for your kids to take part in no matter what their – or your – interests are.
What packages are available?
If you've only got a few days off to go on a vacation, Le Boat's range of three-night boating holidays could be perfect for those wanting to go away for a weekend.
But if you have a bit more spare time the Marina Wolfsbruch cruise is just one of the seven-night packages that could provide you with a deep insight into this fascinating country.
Regardless of your budget or interests, Le Boat is sure to have a package that is suitable for your needs so why not contact us today so we can get you started on the boating holiday of a lifetime?