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Fantastic holiday experiences await when you try something a little different for your next self-catering holiday.  Choose to spend your holiday on the water in one of NOVASOL’s lovely hand-picked houseboats; we offer houseboat holiday accommodation in popular locations across Europe.  Look forward to a special experience with your travel companions, whether you are travelling with a partner, as a group of friends or as a family – a houseboat is a great and unexpected option for nearly every type of holiday maker. 

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Your floating home from home

Surely there is no better way to relax than by sitting on the deck of your private houseboat and enjoying the serene panoramic views, perhaps deciding on where you wish to head off to next! One of the many benefits of self-catering holidays is the sense of freedom and flexibility that they afford you.  By choosing to self-cater on a movable houseboat you are allowing yourself the ultimate experience of independent and flexible travel. Looking for a comfortable holiday home on the water, but do not quite know where to go? We offer self-catering houseboat holidays in some of the most popular destination in Europe.  Just look for the boat symbol to find your perfect holiday houseboat today!

Houseboats in Europe

Houseboats in Germany

Germany is a wonderful all-round holiday destination; offering everything from great food to rich cultural traditions and beautiful natural scenery.  One truly unique way of experiencing the very best that Germany has to offer is by choosing to spend your holiday on one of our carefully hand-selected holiday houseboats in Germany!  Get a sense for the local way of life and make the most of the local attractions and amenities, using your chosen self-catering Germany houseboat as your base. 

Spend a holiday in the heart of un-spoilt nature; perhaps taking a dip in the water and sunning yourself on the deck.  Our houseboats in Germany in the regions Brandenburg, Olpenitz and in the Marina Wackerballig, you have the opportunity for an unforgettable holiday here, in freedom and independence affect everyday life.

Houseboats in Holland

With a houseboat in the Netherlands, you will have ample opportunity to immerse yourself in the local way of life and can experience a real sense of freedom and spontaneity during your holiday.  The beautiful Dutch countryside provides the perfect setting for a wide range of exciting outdoor sports, as well as lots of cycling and hiking paths which enjoy gorgeous, picturesque views.  Should you decide to spend your holiday self-catering on one of our holiday houseboats in the Netherlands, you will be ideally located for exploring the surrounding countryside. 

Those who are hoping to see the more cosmopolitan side of the Netherlands are also in luck, all you need to do is float on to your next chosen port, disembark and explore!  Each one of our houseboats in the Netherlands has been carefully hand-selected and visited by a NOVASOL representative and given an appropriate star-rating – so you can rest assured that what you have booked is what you will get!  Browse our range of self-catering houseboats in the Netherlands and find the right on for you today.

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Houseboats in France

Drift along and enjoy the peace and quiet while you relax and enjoy an unparalleled feeling of freedom whilst you float on French waters in your houseboat. Take a break and enjoy complete freedom.  For any keen fisherman among you, then one of our French holiday houseboats is a real paradise – just remember to pick up a fishing permit! For anglers with a local fishing permit our floating cottages are in France a little paradise. However, even if fishing is not for you, we are confident that a floating home opens up completely new possibilities for leisure and holiday planning. 

Discover the many benefits of choosing to spend your holiday in one of our self-catering houseboats in France.  Our range of self-catering houseboats to let includes everything from firmly anchored and unmoving barges to floating holiday homes which are free to move around however you wish to!  We offer numerous different types of houseboats in a variety of sizes and styles, so there is one to suit every group and budget.  All that’s left to decide is where to explore today!

Houseboats in Finland

Many of our NOVASOL holiday homes in Finland are located in areas of stunning natural beauty.  What country, if not Finland with its thousands of lakes, is better suited for a holiday on the water? Drift and sunbathe on the deck of your chosen house boat, or explore the surrounding countryside. Most houseboats in Finland also have a private sauna, so you can enjoy the most Finnish of pastimes after a day filled with activities.

Why not enjoy a leisurely breakfast before jumping in the water for a dip, or set off to find your next place to dock in order to discover some new sights,  Jump after breakfast from your houseboat directly into the water when you spontaneously times thereafter.  We are proud to offer you an extensive range of floating cottages in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Finland; including everything from houseboats for two right through to large luxurious floating villas that the whole family are sure to love!

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