Summer is here: ready, set, cruise!

Jun 2018

Prepare your holidays with our many offers!

Go on holidays! The second week is offered : we offer this flash offer on many self-drive boats like Tarpon , Triton , Espade in most French regions (O ffer valid until June 13, 2018 ).
We offer you a  discount of 30% on the Estivale , the Confort and  the Sedan  boats for cruises of at least one week in June 2018 and a  discount of 20%  for short break cruises ( Offer valid until June 30, 2018 ).
We offer you a  discount of 25%  for cruises of at least three nights on  Cirrus , Countess , Consul , Tango , Crusader , Continentale , Nautilia and Salsa  ( Offer valid until June 30, 2018 ).
Anticipate! We offer you a discount  of 20%  on cruises of at least one week in 2019 and 10% for short stays on a self-drive boat  of the range Estivale , Confort or Sedan (offer valid until June 30, 2018 except on Octo Fly C).
Travel to Canada for at least three nights in 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 June 30, 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 June 30, 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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