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Vessels & Boats

Detailed information on vessels for active boat-based holidays in Europe

Looking to unpack only once during your next walking or cycling holiday in Europe? Then have a look at the detailed information on our extensive range of vessels that are the base for walk & sail or bike & boat holidays. 

Our boats range from basic barges able to accommodate 15-20 passengers to luxury yachts and ships that can comfortably accommodate up to 135 active travellers.
Barges are grouped in categories, from A+ to D, based on their facilities and level of comfort. Travel on a barge when you go cycling in Holland, Scotland or France.
Yachts also have different gradings according to their level of comfort and amenities, ranging from 'Deluxe Plus' to 'Standard'. Destinations that are available include Scotland, Croatia, Greece and Turkey. Below, you find the complete offer of vessels that you can choose from with Walkers' Britain, including details on number of cabins, capacity, facilities, and reviews from past travellers. 

Personal taste comes into play when choosing a boat-based holiday – some people prefer the charismatic smaller family-owned & run vessels to the more luxurious ones for their active holiday in Europe. Whatever your preference, you're bound to find the boat-based trip that suits your unique needs, whether you'll be exploring during the day on foot or by bike.

Deluxe Plus


The MS YOLO exudes elegance at 48.5m long and 8.5m wide. Launched in 2019, the 18 spacious and air-conditioned guest cabins are characterised by their polished interior ...



The Harmonia is an elegant, pearly-white motor yacht. This two masted beauty meets the highest expectations with her 16 luxurious and air conditioned guest cabins ...


The Magellan is an elegant double masted motor yacht. On board you will find spacious guest cabins with air-conditioning, shower and toilet. The beautifully furnished ...

MV Swiss Crown

Stylish, elegant and timelessly beautiful - this is how the deluxe MS SWISS CROWN presents itself as it glides gently along the Danube river. Designed in warm wood ...

MV Vivienne

The deluxe river cruiser MV Vivienne (renovated 2020) is a comfortable and spacious river boat offering a tasteful, high-quality ambience in a luxurious style. ...


MS Olympia

The MS Olympia was completely renovated in 2015/2016 and is a comfortable premium category river boat with a pleasant environment. The panoramic salon with bar in ...


The ROMANTICA was launched in May 2007 and it possesses a solid structural steelwork. 16 comfortably equipped guest cabins offer sufficient space to accommodate larger ...

San Snova

The San Snova, the “Dream of Dreams”, was launched in Spring 2009 and built specifically for bike and sail trips. This ship combines romantic seafaring with the highest ...



The Caprice is a comfortable barge with 11 cabins - 2 with double beds, 8 with twins and 1 single - each with portholes and air conditioning. The ensuites have a basin, ...


Estello was built in 1937. This classic Dutch passenger barge has been converted to today’s standard of comfort. Her inviting atmosphere will make you feel immediately ...


The comfort category MS FLUVIUS is designed for a maximum of 44 guests. On board this cosy boat are 22 cabins (18 twin bed and 4 double bed cabins). The lower deck has ...

MS Panagiota

The Panagiota is an affectionately restored two-masted wooden motor yacht. It was built in 1990 and modernized in 2001 and fully renovated in 2019. It has 6 cabins below ...

Turkish Gulet

Gulets are traditionally built wooden yachts with motor and sails. Generally they are between 23m and 28m long, 6 or 7m wide and have between 6 and 8 cabins. They ...


Fingal of Caledonia

6 en-suite cabins with a large (3’6”) lower berth and a standard (2’6”) berth above. All berths are 6’3” long, have under floor heating, heated towel rail, good storage ...

Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman was originally built as a herring fisher and was later reconstructed into the impres-sive passenger ship which it is today. Furnishings on board are ...

Ros Crana

Ros Crana was converted ready to carry her first passengers in May 2013. She has the capacity to carry 12 passengers and up to 6 crew members. The main difference ...

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