Day Boat Rental Without a License in Burgundy on the Saône River

The Electric Sun Party: a license-free boat for rent for the day in Burgundy

Sun party

Departing from Pontailler-sur-Saône, embark on our Electric Sun Party boat to discover Burgundy in a different way for a day, with the option of renting a license-free boat for the day or half-day. An experience to share with family or friends, for up to 10 people.

Our Electric Sun Party boat is accessible to all captains, even without a license and without experience. Enjoy a ride on the Petite Saône River and embrace the tranquility of Burgundian nature to escape from your daily routine for a day. You can explore this beautiful region, which hides many treasures of fauna and flora that you can admire up close, not to mention the gastronomic and oenological treasures that make the region famous.

Renting a license-free electric boat will allow you to see the Pontailler-sur-Saône region from a different perspective. From the water, the landscape will appear quite different.

The Equipment of the Electric Sun Party Boat in Pontailler-sur-Saône

You can find our Electric Sun Party boat at our license-free boat rental base in Pontailler-sur-Saône.

The Sun Party is equipped with everything you’ll need for a day on the water with friends or family: a sunshade canopy to protect you from the sun and rain, a large family table, and 10 chairs for the entire boat crew.

In the Electric Sun Party, you’ll also find all the mandatory basic safety equipment for your electric boat ride on the Petite Saône in Burgundy.

Different Routes for Your License-Free Electric Boat Day in Burgundy

The starting point for your electric boat day will be our license-free boat rental base in Pontailler-sur-Saône

The little Saône heading north: Round trip to Gray

From our license-free electric boat rental base in Pontailler-sur-Saône, head upstream on the Petite Saône to discover the charm of the most natural section of this river, heading towards Franche-Comté.

You’ll pass through the charming villages of Heuilley-sur-Saône and Mantoche, a friendly little village in Haute-Saône with a pleasant nautical stop. From Mantoche, you’ll have 1 hour of navigation to reach Gray. You can enjoy your stop to visit the town and take advantage of the shops and restaurants for your lunch break before returning to Pontailler-sur-Saône.

The little Saône heading south: Round trip to Auxonne

Depart from our license-free barge rental base in Pontailler-sur-Saône and head south on the Saône to reach the charming town of Auxonne.

An enjoyable journey with only one lock to pass through. You’ll pass through the village of Lamarche-sur-Saône, which is interesting to visit. The sole lock on this route is located halfway between Lamarche-sur-Saône and Auxonne. Upon arrival in Auxonne, you can enjoy a lunch break before returning your license-free electric boat to Pontailler-sur-Saône.

Practical Information

Boat Rental for the Day:


Half-Day Rates (except Sundays and holidays)

Full-Day Rates
9:30 AM – 6:00 PM €169 all-inclusive €249 all-inclusive

This rate includes: boat rental, equipment for a maximum of 10 people. This includes: sunshade canopy, large table, and 10 chairs. Also included in this price is boat insurance, boat piloting instruction, boat familiarization, and fuel.

Security Deposit : €500