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Very luxurious 4


France - Canal du Midi ?
From $20300 for a charter for 4
The French Canal du Midi welcomes you to a luxurious and exclusive river cruise on board one of the most beautiful hotel barges, Alegria. The Barge Alegria ALEGRIA is a barge of the Freyssinet type, built in 1937 at a shipyard in Thuin, Belgium. She was... more...
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Luxurious 4


France - Canal du Midi ?
from €20 250 for a charter of 2 guests
Refurbished in 2008 to the highest standards, the barge has two beautifully furnished cabins in double or twin configuration, with en-suite shower. Alouette is a Luxemotor type of barge and is 30,48 metres in length and 4,85 metres beam.   Alouette accommodates four passengers in... more...
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Very luxurious 8


France - Burgundy Saône ?
From €7088 per guest
The eight passenger ultra-deluxe Amaryllis is a 40 meter Dutch hull, vintage 1962, and sister ship to Fleur de Lys. She was converted into the most upscale hotel barge throughout 2001 and welcomed her first passengers in Spring 2002. Designed in conjunction with La Fluviale, a prominent boat... more...
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France - Canal du Midi ?
From $4,690 per guest
Luxury barge cruise vacations on the Anjodi, cruising the Canal du Midi, South of France The 8 passenger Anjodi is of classic Dutch design, specifically rebuilt to navigate the 300 year old Canal du Midi. She has been completely re-furbished in the tasteful tradition of African... more...
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Anne Marie

France - Camargue ?
From 2235€ per guest. All inclusive
Number of cabins: 11  Maximum passenger capacity: 22  Number of crew members: 6  Amenities on board: spacious lounge with bar - restaurant - sun deck with loungers and parasols - barbecue deck - Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge - bicycles on board available for use by... more...
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Apres Tout

France - Burgundy Saône ?
US$ 6 500 per person
or US$ 39 000 for a charter for 6
The 6-passenger Deluxe Apres Tout (previously cruising as Le Premier) is now under new ownership and cruising in 2012 on the Burgundy Canal through the heart of the Burgundy wine region. The Après Tout is a classic French barge which has been renovated to offer the most luxurious... more...
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Art de Vivre

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $4,490 per guest
Luxury cruise vacations aboard L'Art de Vivre on the Nivernais canal. The 8 passenger L'Art de Vivre started life as a Scottish munitions carrier and survived long enough to be transformed by a team of skilled crafts-men into a floating celebration of the Burgundian "good... more...
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France - Canal du Midi ?
From $4,690 per guest
The 10 passenger Athos was built in 1964 as a commercial sand, grain and wine barge and was converted into a luxury hotel barge in 1982. Her association with wine continues today as she gracefully meanders through the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. She is air conditioned throughout,... more...
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France - Canal du Midi ?
From 3200€ per person
The 22m long Béatrice has been entirely renovated using clear oak to insure a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The barge is based at Port Cassafières in Portiragnes near Agde, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of the south of France, just 1,5 km from the beaches. With 2 cabins,... more...
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C'est La Vie

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $6,995 per guest
The C'est La Vie is a luxury hotel barge which offers you high quality wines, food and hospitality from its experienced captain and crew. She can welcome up to 8 guests. Starting life as a commercial barge in 1960 it transported goods across Holland, Belgium and France before being... more...
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Ideal for families 6

Clair de Lune

France - Canal du Midi ?
From $16,420 for a 6 person-charter
Luxury comfort for a unique holiday experience: a placid and perfectly paced cruise on an idyllic World Heritage site canal through the heart of France's oldest and largest wine region. Ideal for a holiday with family or friends, each cruise is tailored to the group's taste; no two... more...
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France - Aquitaine ?
Danièle is a new 2016 Hotel Barge which will navigate on the Garonne. 12 cabins for 24 passengers Crew: 6 persons Facilities on board: spacious lounge with bar restaurant sundeck with deckchairs, parasols, barbecue, jacuzzi in the front of boat... more...
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France - Burgundy Loire ?
From 1640€ per guest.
Déborah is a new 2016 Hotel Barge on the Loire Canal 11 cabins for 22 passengers (included 1 cabin for passengers with reduced mobility) Crew: 6 persons Facilities on board: spacious lounge with bar restaurant sundeck... more...
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France - Canal du Midi ?
From €5 250 per guest,
or from €39 500 for a charter for 8
Luxury barge charters and cruise vacations on the Enchanté, cruising the Canal du Midi & Provence and Camargue, South of France Enchanté was originally built to navigate the canals and rivers of Europe and has been completely refurbished to the highest standard. The barge is... more...
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Ideal for families 6


France - Canal du Midi ?
From $3,900 per guest
Since more than twenty years, France Barging team has been offering cruises in the Mediterranean and on the European waterways giving the best of hospitality and entertainment . We are now very proud to offer unique canal cruises on board Esperance for guests coming from all over the world... more...
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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
from $6,750 per guest or from $50,500 charter 8 passengers
Finesse is being created by Roger & Louisa Gronow, the successful & experienced owners of Enchanté, and she will cruise in Southern Burgundy from St-Jean-de-Losne to Montchanin. This is a lovely area which will be a new cruise route for us. She accommodates 8 passengers and is a 38... more...
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Very luxurious 6

Fleur de Lys

France - Burgundy Saône ?
from €36,000 the charter
The now luxurious 6 passenger Fleur de Lys was originally constructed in 1941, in Belgium, to serve as a freight carrying vessel. Soon after she was commandeered by the German army in the Second World War instantly becoming a part of European history. With preservation in mind she underwent... more...
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France - Burgundy Saône ?
From €3,870 per guest
The 8 passenger Hirondelle, cruises some of the most tranquil and beautiful waterways in all of Europe. The large windows, well above the water line, and the sun-deck on the top deck of the boat makes it easy for you to enjoy the passing scenery en route. The entire interior is air conditioned... more...
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France - Burgundy Saône ?
From €2115 per person
We are invited to join this cruise, which will take us on a magnificent journey through the Saône-et-Loire and La Côte d’Or regions of France. We cruise gently past the banks of the River Saône with its preserved nature. Discover all the attractions of the Canal... more...
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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $5,150 per guest
or $58,000 for a charter for 12
The 12 passenger L'Impressionniste, sister ship to La Belle Epoque, began life as a cargo barge in Holland before undergoing a complete transformation into the powerful canal and river cruiser she is today. Her light and airy interior features picture windows and selections of prints, fabrics... more...
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La Bella Vita

Italy - Italy ?
From $9,890 per guest
or $74,400 for a charter for 20 guests
La Bella Vita is a stylish 20 passenger vessel that was newly refitted in 2010 to high the standards of the European Waterways fleet. There are two upper-deck suites and eight cabin staterooms, each with en-suite facilities. The dining room, bar and saloon areas are bight and spacious and the... more...
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Luxurious 12

La Belle Epoque

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $5,290 per guest
or from $59,500 for charter of 12 persons
The 12 passenger La Belle Epoque is a state of the art luxury hotel barge and sistership to L'Impressionniste in our European fleet. La Belle Epoque has been designed with both elegance and passenger comfort in mind. She offers a sun-deck, spa pool, 12 bikes and an always open inclusive bar.... more...
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La Nouvelle Etoile

France - Burgundy Loire ?
From $8,450 per guest
or $63,650 the charter for 8
La Nouvelle Etoile is an ultra deluxe barge with very spacious accommodation for only 8 passengers, offering a wonderful blend of traditional elegance and sophisticated, state of the art facilities. The elegant, air conditioned and teak-lined dining area and saloon, with an attractive bar and... more...
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Le Phénicien

France - Camargue ?
From 3 640$ per guest
Le Phénicien is a different barge, spacious, luminous and very comfortable. We can accommodate aboard up to 18 passengers in 9 cabins. All common areas are on the main deck. You will enjoy our teak sundeck with its director chairs and its leather benches surrounding the pilot bridge.... more...
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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $4 650 per guest
Available for whole-boat charter or individual bookings, the 12-passenger 'Luciole' allows our guests to explore in comfort the intimate up-country waterways of central France. From the air-conditioned saloon big picture windows allow uninterrupted views of the passing scene. Refreshments... more...
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France - Alsace - Lorraine ?
From €2115 per guest
Adored by boating tours, this part of the canal, also known as the Greenway, crosses the plain of Alsace and the Vosges. It links Strasbourg and Saverne, the entryway to Alsace at the foot of the Vosges Mountains, and continues through a grand forest to Lutzelbourg in... more...
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Magna Carta

England - England ?
From $4,550 per guest
or from $33,700 the charter for 8
Following breakfast, disembark at 9. 30am and return to the **designated drop off point. . Luxury barge charters and cruise vacations along the Royal river Thames, England The 8 passenger Magna Carta is one of the finest, most luxurious vessels cruising the British Isles. The ambience... more...
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Luxurious 6


France - Burgundy Loire ?
from $5 875 per guest
from $32 700 for 4-persons charter
Originally a 1948 Belgian "Spitz" commercial barge, Meanderer was converted to a luxury hotel barge in 1992. Since her conversion she has been continually upgraded and now offers probably the most luxurious six passenger barge specification available in Europe. With three en-suite... more...
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France - Aquitaine ?
From €3560 per guest
The Mirabelle was originally built in Holland in 1942. This 38. 5m (126 ft) barge has been completely overhauled and modernized to provide elegant, comfortable accommodation for a maximum of 24 passengers. The Mirabelle sails on the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, the Gironde Estuary, the... more...
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Very luxurious 12


France - Burgundy Saône ?
From €4,500 per guest
The 12 passenger Napoléon is a magnificent river cruiser, combining all the amenities of a luxury hotel with the friendly ambience of a country inn. She is beautifully appointed with large picture windows that provide unsurpassed views of the countryside. On the middle deck you will find... more...
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Casual 6


France - Burgundy Loire ?
From $4,550 per guest
The 6 passenger Nymphea is a classic Dutch design with shallow draft and is ideal for navigating the incredibly beautiful yet somewhat sandy reaches of the river Cher in the Loire valley. Refitted throughout, her traditional ship interior features a warm classic decor of rich varnished hardwoods,... more...
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France - Alsace - Lorraine ?
From $5,350 per guest or $58,000 for a 12 person-charter
The 12 passenger Panache is of classic Dutch design. She is traditionally furnished in an old ship style with brass and mahogany, creating a comfortable and charming ambience. The well planned accommodation offers a choice of six air-conditioned Junior Suites, all with full en-suite... more...
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France - Burgundy Saône ?
From US $5 350 per person or US$ 31 500 for 6 person-charter

Le Papillon is an historic canal boat, skillfully and imaginatively converted to a floating hotel, cruising the tranquil canals and rivers of France. Each Sunday between April and November, Le Papillon sets sail for a private charter with just six passengers and four crew. Like a fine... more...
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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
Size 128 X 16 feet Passengers 8 Crew 5 onboard/1 on tour Cabins A Prospérité cruise offers some of the largest rooms and highest level of amenities you will find on any of the canal boats in France. The four luxurious staterooms provide 270 square-feet of space,... more...
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Ideal for families 4


France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
The Randle is a beautiful recreation of a classic luxmotor river boat, built in 2001 but with all the modern facilities demanded by our cruising clientele. Air conditioned, centrally heated and with en suite cabins, all complimented with a varnished hardwood interior and with granite and marble... more...
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France - Champagne - Ardenne ?
From 2220€ per guest. All inclusive
The Raymonde cruises on the Marne river. Number of cabins: 11 Maximum passenger capacity: 22 Number of crew members: 6 Amenities on board: spacious lounge with bar - restaurant - sun deck with loungers and parasols - barbecue deck - Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge -... more...
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Raymonde in Paris

France - Paris ?
From 600€ per guest. All inclusive
The Raymonde cruises on the Canal Saint Martin and on the Seine river. Number of cabins: 11 Maximum passenger capacity: 22 Number of crew members: 6 Amenities on board: spacious lounge with bar - restaurant - sun deck with loungers and parasols -... more...
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Very luxurious 8


France - Burgundy Loire ?
From $6750 per guest or $50,500 for a 8 person-charter
Western Burgundy and Upper Loire - Luxury Barge Charters and Cruise Vacations aboard Renaissance Renaissance accommodates up to eight passengers in ultimate luxury. She was extensively refitted in 2009 and will delight the most discerning passenger. The air conditioned interior includes... more...
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Roi Soleil

France - Canal du Midi ?
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... more...
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Luxurious 8


France - Aquitaine ?
From $4,390 per guest or $32,800 a 8 person-charter
Rosa is an old Dutch “Clipper” barge that was completely refitted in 2010 to a high specification. The air conditioned interior includes a dining room, saloon, bar and four staterooms. Two of the staterooms have double beds and two have twin beds, all of which have full en-suite... more...
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Saint Louis

France - Aquitaine ?
13 000$ single cabin
The Saint Louis has been superbly converted to provide the perfect base for your holiday in southwest France. She was originally built in Holland in 1923. Some 12 years ago she was expertly converted into an hotel barge, providing superb luxurious accommodation while retaining her delightful... more...
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Luxurious 6


France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $6500 per person
The hull design of the Saroche was the first commercial barge design to be purpose built to be driven by internal combustion engine power. Hence the word "Luxe" (luxury) motor. This style of hull was very popular in Holland during the 1920's and 1930's most of the hulls were... more...
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France - Canal du Midi ?
From €5000 per guest.
Welcome on board "Savannah" for an enchanting discovery cruise along the Canal du Midi. Enjoy the barge with its large terrace and luxurious air conditioned cabins to relax, savor the chef’s exquisite cuisine and discover picturesque villages, fortified cities, cathar castles,... more...
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Luxurious 8

Savoir Vivre

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $26,000 for a charter of 6 people.
Unlike other barge hotels, the Savoir Vivre is not a conversion of a redundant commercial barge. She is a brand new ship. She is a modern, efficient, purpose built ship specifically designed to cater for eight sophisticated, comfort-seeking travelers. She is also equipped with modern... more...
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Scottish Highlander

Scotland - Scotland ?
from $4,190 per guest or from $32,500 for the charter of 8 guests
The 8 passenger Scottish Highlander has the atmosphere of a Scottish Country House with subtle use of tartan furnishings and landscape paintings. At 117 feet she is spacious and has every comfort needed for year round cruising. She is also equipped with 8 bikes and your tour guide would be happy... more...
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Shannon Princess II

Ireland - Ireland ?
from $4,400 per guest
from $41,500 the charter for 10 guests
The ten passenger Shannon Princess II is the only luxury hotel barge cruising the waterways of Ireland. Her thoughtfully designed interior has panoramic windows, through which you can view the passing scenery, and includes a comfortable saloon, dining area and bar. The Shannon Princess II also... more...
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Spirit of Scotland

Scotland - Scotland ?
from $4,450 per guest
from $49,500 the charter for 12 guests
Spirit of Scotland is an elegant hotel barge with extensive public areas inside and out that are perfect from which to admire the spectacular Highlands scenery in comfort as she sedately cruises the Caledonian Canal and the lochs of the Great Glen. Although purpose-built in 2001, her style evokes... more...
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Wine and Water

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From €15,800 for 4 passengers
Wine & Water is a high standing hotel barge in Burgundy, France. Offering Private Charter Cruises for 2 to 6 passengers, with 3 bedroom suites. The boat is air-conditioned with all the comfort for a unique and personalized cruise vacation on the canals and rivers near Dijon and Beaune... more...