Spring is here: ready, set, cruise!

May 2018

Prepare your holidays with our many offers!

We offer you a  discount of 30% on the Estivale , the Confort and  the Sedan  boats for cruises of at least one week in Alsace , Anjou , Aquitaine , Burgundy , Brittany (Glénac), Charente or Portugal , and a  discount of 15%  for short break cruises ( Offer valid until May 21, 2018 ).
We offer you a  discount of 25% in   May 2018 for cruises of at least three nights on many self-drive boats such as Vision , Salsa , Elegance , Mystique , Clipper and Cirrus ( Offer valid until May 31, 2018 ).
Enjoy also a cruise on a traditional boat with a  discount of 25% on Pénichettes and Europa  on many dates between June and October   2018 ( Offer valid until June 8, 2018 for at least one-week cruises ).
On the UNESCO-listed Canal du Midi, in the Camargue, on the Lot river, in Burgundy Nivernais, in Brittany (Sucé sur Erdre) or in Germany, enjoy a 2 0%  discount  on the  Estivale , the  Confort and  the  Sedan  boats for at least one week or 10% discount for short break cruises ( Offer valid until May 21, 2018 ).
Travel to Canada for at least three nights in May or June 2018 and enjoy a 25% discount , and a  15% discount from July to October 2018 on the Horizon self-drive boats ( Offer valid until May 31, 2018 ).
Finally, embark on one of our luxurious hotel barges and enjoy  a discount of 20% on some cabins or on some charters ( Offer valid until May 31, 2018 ). 

Growing interest in river cruises in Europe

Apr 2015

"Cruise Holidays" recently published a report showing the 10 most popular cruising destinations are in Europe. 
The Rhine , the Danube and the Seine are the most famous European rivers, report says. And clients who already cruised on these are now looking for new itineraries. And as luck would have it, new destinations opened in 2015! We now offer the first ever cruise on the Loire river... The perfect way to discover the wonderful Loire Valley castles!
The report also mentions a growing interest in theme cruises: food, wine, activities, religious, and of course, Christmas markets cruises . Many of the cruises we offer have a few themed departures every year. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. 

H2olidays trending boat of the week: Sixto Prestige

Apr 2015

The most visited boat on  H2olidays ' website this week is the SIXTO PRESTIGE .
We recently added new pictures presenting the comfort and luxury of this two-cabin boats. 
You will love the large bedroom with complete dressing room worthy of a hotel suite, the spacious shower room, the high levels of equipment in the living area and in the kitchen, and of course, the outside area with bimini .
The Sixto Prestige is exclusively available in Burgundy Loire .

H2olidays trending river cruise of the week: the Douro

Mar 2015

The Douro is one of Europe's most popular cruising river. On a luxurious river boat, discover colorful Porto, the picturesque village of Lamego , and the Douro valley and its lush vineyards. 
We recently added a few pictures of the boats and the excursions... Just enough to get your imagination going!

Rick Stein' French Odyssey

Feb 2015

Here at H2olidays , we are big fans of Rick Stein. In May, it will be 10 years since Rick went on his beautiful "French Odyssey", going from region to region to discover traditional cuisine and breath-taking landscapes. 
And since there is no better way to discover a region than from the waterways, Rick cruised on the Rosa barge to discover the Aquitaine region. 
You can watch part of it in the video below.
If the video leaves you wishing you were the one eating the " poule au pot" in Henri IV's home town Nérac , check out our Aquitaine page. 

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