Cruising on a crewed canal barge is truly a luxurious and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover Europe.
This unique, all-inclusive experience allows you to admire the picturesque landscape of your destination, try some regional cuisine, explore the most beautiful cities and towns, visit local sights and monuments, learn history and tradition, meet friendly locals and much more.
Life on board a barge cruise is slow paced and relaxing as your cruise the canals of Europe. Whichever barge you choose to cruise on, you can rest assured that a lot of thought and care has gone into combining traditional features with modern comfort. Every cruise itinerary includes exciting daily excursions. Visit local places of interest such as châteaux, villages, markets, wineries or hidden gems off the beaten track.
Featured Barge Cruises
Hotel Barge Rosa takes you on a breathtaking odyssey along the calmer canals of southwest France. This premier class cruise includes tour and wine tasting in Saint Emilion and visit to the impressive Château de Duras.
La Belle Epoque was built in Netherlands in 1930 carrying timber from Burgundy to Paris. She was renovated and converted to a luxury hotel barge in 1995. She now cruises from Veneray-les-Laumes to Tanlay through the lovely Burgundy Canal.
Enchante is an elegant, two-level luxury hotel barge that cruises along the Canal du Midi from Trebes to Salleles d'Aude. She was built in 1958 as a trading barge and converted as a hotel barge in 2009.
Experience the light and airy features of the 12-passenger barge L'Impressionniste as you cruise the stunning landscapes of Burgundy. Your cruising holiday includes castle visits and wine tastings in the cellars of renowned Burgundy Domaines.
Immerse yourself with Italian history, culture, and unforgettable scenery as you cruise the Venetian canals on board the beautiful La Bella Vita.
Enjoy Deborah's charming features as you cruise sedately through the former Berry province and the Sologne region. Take a wonderful tour of breathtaking sites, historical monuments, and prestigious vineyards.
Raymonde is a new, charming hotel barge built in 2014. She cruises along the beautiful Seine River, Marne Canal and Saint Martin Canal.
Discover picturesque villages, medieval castles, remarkable countryside, and stunning vineyards in this luxurious Canal du Midi cruising holiday aboard the gorgeous 7-passenger Savannah Barge.