Barge Cruises

Barge Cruises 2022/2023

Barge cruises offer you the ability to go where roads and rail cannot reach. Our characterful barges can take you on an adventure with its charming features and enables you to view the beautiful scenery around you. We invite you to take a journey on our royal barges, through the rivers of the world. Gently cruise through French waterways, pausing to sip Champagne at a renowned Maison de Champagne, visit a traditional cheese maker to sample the authentic flavours, and visit notable châteaux, all on a fabulous cruise that exquisitely combines repose and culture.

Barge Cruises

Loire Valley Waterways

Loire Valley Waterways

7 days from £2,195 per person

Cruise serenely along the idyllic waterways of the Loire Valley and take in the historic towns and villages that have grown prosperous on the bounty of the region's world-class wine trade.

The Waterways of Alsace & Lorraine

The Waterways of Alsace & Lorraine

7 days from £2,395 per person

On this all-inclusive barge cruise, explore the hidden gems of Alsace and Lorraine, discovering many sights that lie off the beaten path. With visits to the medieval towns of Saverne and Sarrebourg, we travel on board the MS Madeleine, along these scenic waterways.

Waterways of Burgundy

Waterways of Burgundy

7 days from £2,395 per person

Indulge in the scenery and produce of the famous Burgundy wine region of France along its picturesque waterways. We travel along the Grands Crus Wine Circuit for an authentic flavour of wine-rich France.

 

Secrets of Provence

Secrets of Provence

7 days from £2,495 per person

Sublime, sun-drenched towns and cities rich with history and glittering waterways await on this fabulous cruise holiday. This fabulous cruise brings you the very best of France's elegant Provence region.

France's Waterways from Paris to Champagne by Barge

France's Waterways from Paris to Champagne by Barge

7 days from £2,295 per person

Cruising down the famous Champagne route of France on the elegant Raymonde hotel barge, with excursions to the birthplace of Dom Pérignon and Meaux, this tour is a gastronomic delight. We also enjoy a grand tour of Paris during this all inclusive journey.

 

Barge Cruise Holidays

A Tranquil Way to Explore in 2022

France's canals and waterways are an oasis of calm, with beautiful countryside, fine food and great wine at every turn. And there’s no better way to see the stunning scenery than on an intimate barge cruise. Discover a slower pace of life as we gently cruise the quieter waterways of France, with picture-postcard scenery passing serenely by as we relax on board and explore on a range of enticing shore excursions.

Discover Scenic France on a Fabulous Barge Cruise

Sometimes, holidays are all about the simple pleasures – good food, good wine and good company go a long way in making your trip extra memorable. In these instances, our French barge tours might be just the ticket.

With comfortable cabins, first-class dining options and just 22 people aboard each tour, you’re guaranteed to see the best of your destination,  whether it’s the vineyards of Burgundy that capture your interest or Paris’ galleries and museums.