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Our latest Barge Visits

In April, 2014 we attended the Canal du Midi barge inspection event and then the Burgundy Canal event. We had an opportunity to inspect a myriad of barges, some we had not inspected before. We met the owners, the captains and crew, had a taste of the cuisine served aboard and took a few of the many excursions offered. There is a great difference among the different barges and we are now even better able to help you choose the right barge for your particular needs.

About Barge Cruising

If you are looking for a unique and personal way to see the true Europe, consider a barge cruise.

Hotel barges are small boats that  travel the inland canals of Europe, offering an intimate encounter with the people, culture, history and lush scenery of the region.

On your cruise, prepare to be pampered by the professional crew, captain and chef. Gourmet meals, fine wines, an open bar and daily excursions are all included in the price.

Barges  generally hold from 4 to 18 passengers, so chartering a barge for a week is perfect for groups of friends or family.

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Hotel Barges

France/Burgundy

Apres Tout
6 Passenger Deluxe

Bonheur
4 Passenger
Casual Private charter

L’ Art de Vivre 
8 Passenger – First Class

La Belle Epoque
12 Passenger – Deluxe

L’ Impressioniste  
12 Passenger – Deluxe

Le Papillon 
6 Passenger-Deluxe
Private Charter

Prospérité 
8 Passenger
Luxury Private Charter

Rendezvous 
6 Passenger Deluxe

Savoir Vivre 
8 Passenger – Casual 

Hemingway
6 Passenger – Luxury

 

 

 

Provence & the Canal du Midi

Alegria
4 Passenger – Deluxe

Clair de Lune
6 Passenger – Deluxe

Enchante 
8 Passenger – Deluxe

Le Phénicien 
18 Passenger –Deluxe

France/Loire Valley & Champagne

Renaissance
8 Passenger – Ultra Deluxe

France/ Bordeaux

Mirabelle
24 passenger - Deluxe

Holland/ Alsace Lorraine

Panache
12–Passenger Deluxe

Ireland

Shannon Princess
10 Passenger – Deluxe

Scotland

Scottish Highlander
8 Passenger – Deluxe

England

Magna Carta
8 Passenger – Deluxe