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Absoluut 2

France - Burgundy Saone ?
From 29 200€ for 8 person-charter
The 8 passenger Absoluut2 was purpose built for luxury cruising on the inland waterways of Europe, launched as the private luxury barge of the DeKuyper liqueur family of Belgium in 1994. She is built to exacting standards, and accommodates up to 8 passengers in 4 deluxe cabins. The two junior... more...
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Very luxurious 4


France - Canal du Midi ?
From $6200 per guest,
or from US$20,300 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 ?
US$ 30,000 for a charter for 4
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 Saone ?
48600€ for a charter for 8
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 1975€ per guest. All inclusive
Number of cabins: 12  Maximum passenger capacity: 24  Number of crew members: 5  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 Saone ?
US$ 36000 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 US$ 4,450 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 $4330 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 1250€ per person with a 4 day-cruise
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 $5,860 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 5 150 US$ per person or 29 000 US$ 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 - Burgundy Loire ?
From 3 650€ per person or from 25 000€ the charter for 6 persons, 26 000€ the charter for 7 persons and 27 000€ the charter for 8 persons.

The price per person and charter depend on the season.

Built in 1924 to Groninghen to the Netherlands. To the construction, she measured 28 meters of long and 4. 99 meters of wide one. To this era, she transported until 168 tons of merchandise. In 1964, she was lengthened of 8 meters to transport 228 tons. It is in 1996 that she stops his... more...
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France - Canal du Midi ?
From US$ 5890 per guest,
or from US$ 44500 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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Very luxurious 6

Fleur de Lys

France - Burgundy Saone ?
From US$ 8,350 per guest
or US$ 50,200 for a charter for 6
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 Saone ?
From US$ 5,650 per guest
or from US$ 45,500 the charter for 8
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 Saone ?
From €1870 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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Casual 20


France - Camargue ?
From US$ 2600 per guest
L'Estello has been built in 1937. This classic Dutch passenger barge has been converted to today's standards of comfort. Her inviting atmosphere will make you feel immediately comfortable. L'Estello can accommodate a maximum of twenty guests in ten cabins. For your... more...
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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From US$ 5,090 per guest
or US$ 57,000 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 US$ 3 790 per guest
or US$ 70 500 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 ?
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 - Champagne - Ardennes ?
From US$ 7025 per guest
or US$ 53500 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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Luxurious 4


France - Brittany ?
From 8900€ charter for 4 guests
The interior features original works of art and woodcarvings. Libje is also decorated to give a light and airy atmosphere. The hull, aft accommodation and teak wheelhouse are original, whilst all the guest accommodation area has been completely rebuilt. We have used a blend of the latest... more...
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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $3,785 per guest
Available for whole-boat charter or individual bookings, the 14-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 1798€ 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 2 250€ per guest
or from 16 500€ 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 ?
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 2670€ 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 Saone ?
From US$ 6,350 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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France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From US$ 5550 per guest
Exploring the waterways of Burgundy and France on board "MS Niagara" is an unforgettable adventure. The traditionally built motor yacht "MS Niagara" offers a travel adventure, back in time and an insight into France as it should be seen. The air-conditioned main deck... more...
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Casual 6


France - Burgundy Loire ?
From US$4,475 per guest
The 6 passenger Nymphea is a classic Dutch design with shallow draft and is ideal for navigating the incredibly beautiful yet somewhat sandy reaches of the river Cher in the Loire valley. Refitted throughout, her traditional ship interior features a warm classic decor of rich varnished hardwoods,... more...
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France - Alsace - Lorraine ?
From 3,890€ per guest or 42,500€ for a 12 person-charter
The 12 passenger Panache is of classic Dutch design. She is traditionally furnished in an old ship style with brass and mahogany, creating a comfortable and charming ambience. The well planned accommodation offers a choice of six air-conditioned Junior Suites, all with full en-suite... more...
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France - Burgundy Saone ?
From US$ 4850 per person or US$ 29100 for 6 person-charter
In January : special offer of 6 passenger charters available for the 4 passenger charter rate!

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 ?
From $54,000 for a charter for 8
Debuting in 2003, Prosperité was created by a hands-on American hotelier and represents a successful new approach which combines the best features of relaxed, contemporary lifestyle with every luxury in traditional, Ultra-Deluxe barging. Original ideas such as the demonstration kitchen... more...
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Ideal for families 4


France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $8,960 for a 4 person-charter
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 - Ardennes ?
From 1930€ per guest. All inclusive
The Raymonde cruises on the Marne river. Number of cabins: 12 Maximum passenger capacity: 24 Number of crew members: 5 Amenities on board: spacious lounge with bar - restaurant - sun deck with loungers and parasols - barbecue deck - Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge - bicycles... more...
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Raymonde in Paris

France - Paris ?
From 455€ per guest. All inclusive
The Raymonde cruises on the Canal Saint Martin and on the Seine river. Number of cabins: 12 Maximum passenger capacity: 24 Number of crew members: 5 Amenities on board: spacious lounge with bar - restaurant - sun deck with loungers and parasols -... more...
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Reine Pedauque

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From $2780 per guest
La Reine Pédauque offers a world of comfort in a romantic style of past years. Cruising with only 8 passengers with four luxurious suites and private bathrooms. For those who sleep late, from bed they can watch the wakes and the green countryside as the barge cruises. On the... more...
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Very luxurious 8


France - Burgundy Loire ?
From US$6 650 per guest or US$49 500 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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Luxurious 8


France - Aquitaine ?
From 4,190 US$ per guest or 31,200 US$ 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 ?
from $5 125 or €3 750 per guest
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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Savoir Faire

France - Burgundy Loire ?
from $4 975 or €3 725 per guest
The 12-passenger Savoir Faire was built in 1932 as a Belgian transport barge. She was converted into a hotel barge in 1979 and was substantially refurbished for the beginning of the 2005 season. The air conditioned interior is unique with five separate areas for passenger enjoyment, whether for a... 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 $2 850 or €1 990 per guest
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 or €3 290 per guest
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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Who Knows

France - Burgundy Saone ?
from $2500 per guest
The Who Knows' name is a literal translation of the Dutch "Wie Zalt Weten". Built in 1930 in Holland, she was used for ferrying grain, stone, wood and other dry cargo all over Europe. The barge was laid up in the center of Paris for 17 years, where she was owned and lived on... more...
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Wine and Water

France - Burgundy canal & Nivernais ?
From 2896€ per guest for a 6-day cruise.
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...