6 Passenger Luxury Private Charter
If you are looking for a luxurious and completely French experience, look no further than the Roi Soleil. We visited this lovely barge a few years ago and found it luxurious and impeccable.
Roi Soleil combines the best of yachts and barges . . . enjoy a personalized cruise for up to 6 passengers, attended by 4 crew, for a cruise high on luxurious comfort and mouth watering delights . . . make discoveries in an authentic region rich in history and ancient architecture, unspoiled nature, wine, food and crafts.
Choose the romantic 17th century Canal du Midi cruise, now on UNESCO World Heritage List, or vibrant Provence and Camargue cruise.
Highlights Include: a private visit to the cistercian Abbey of Fontroide, and a visit to Narbonne, the Roman Capital of the early Gaulles, and its vibrant food market.
For a glimpse of the Provence Itinerary, have a look at the Roi Soleil Website
Length: 98 feet
4 to 6 Passengers
3 160 sq. ft. cabins with queen or twin beds, and en-suite toilets and showers
Fully air conditioned cabins
air conditioned mini-bus for tours
3G Wireless and computer
two decks with heated pool
6 Boulder Breeze hybrid bikes. Helmets available
Accommodations & Pricing 2019
Charter Value Season
Max. 4 pax $30,500
Max. 6 pax. $33,900.
Charter Regular Season
Max. 4 pax. $35,000.
Max. 6 pax. $38,900.
2019 Sunday Departure Dates
April 7-13, 14-20
July 14-20, 21-27, 28-3
August 4-10, 11-17
October 13-19, 20-26
April 21-27, 28-4
May 5-11, 12-18, 19-25, 26-1
June 2-8, 9-15, 16-22, 23-29, 30-6
August 18-24, 25-31
September 1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-5
Sample Itinerary - Canal du Midi
Béziers East- Cassafiere to Villeneuve
Transfer, welcome on-board, and cocktails.
Navigation along the canal through a rural area with wetlands.
A charter on ROI SOLEIL is all about CHOICE. Here's the route - and suggestions on what is available each day to customize your cruise. According to local festivities your guide will offer more options.
Villeneuve to Fonseranne
Today we sail through the great locks of Fonseranne.
We'll enjoy an excursion to the historical city of Pézenas (famed architecture, many artisans & antiques) or an excursion to the impressive hill village of Roquebrun by the river Orb. (possible to swim)
and / or - visit to the pre-Roman Oppidum of Enserune, a major archaeological site with panoramic views of the surrounding valleys
and / or - visit Béziers historical centre and shops
and / or Wine tasting at cellar of a top French Sommelier and supplier to Michelin Starred Chefs
Fonserranne to Capestang
This morning we'll be sailing into the heart of the historic village of Capestang.
Here, you can choose a private visit to the cistercian Abbey of Fontroide, one of the finest examples in France with a private wine testing at a Corbieres Château and / or a visit to a Camargue bull and horse ranch with the opportunity to round up the bulls on horseback.
Capestang to La Croisade or Somail
A morning excursion to the charming City of Narbonne that was the Roman Capital of the early Gaulles - its vibrant food market - the famed art and roman archeology museums within the Bishop Palace and shops - a highlight of the week
Then an afternoon sailing to the peaceful country village of Somail with an impressive antique bookstore
You will be sailing beneath the smallest canal bridge in France
Somail to Roubia
This morning we take a morning visit to the hill village of Minerve, which is a beautiful natural site that has a dramatic history dating back to the time of the Crusades.
Enjoy a visit to prized olive oil mill, Oulibo, and an historic Languedoc village.
We will take an afternoon sail to Roubia from where we have the option to take a short flight over the Cathar Castles in the Pyrenees- the famous fortresses of Vertigo
Roubia to Homps
Today, a visit to the fortified city of Carcassonne - Europe's largest Medieval Fortress - a great place to be transported into medieval history and a shopping opportunity.
Or you can visit the medieval village of Lagrasse and its artisans.
An afternoon sailing to Homps with many locks.
After a wonderful week, a leisurely breakfast, guests are taken to their departure point.
The Charter Fee Includes:
Round trip transfers in air conditioned vehicle from pre-arranged meeting point to the canal barge and return after the barge cruise
Accommodation for up to 6 passengers for 6 nights in 3 double staterooms with en-suite bathrooms
All meals including wine with meals and drinks from the bar, other than vintage wines, Champagnes.
Excursions in the private air conditioned vehicle and admittance fees as stipulated
Use of on-board bicycles
Champagne welcome aboard
Morning coffee and afternoon tea.
Wireless internet access.
Not included are travel and cancellation insurance; ballooning and other activities not stipulated; gratuities for the crew; and personal expenses.