Monday, September 9, 2019


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Special Offers / Discounts:  2019 & 2020 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up for the remainder of the 2019 barging season. No time for a quick getaway this season, well there's always next year. Check out our specials for 2020. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates.  2019 & 2020 SPECIALS

Updated: September 16, 2019

Anjodi's New Provence Cruise Following in the Footsteps of Van Gogh

French hotel barge Anjodi is offering a unique Mediterranean cruise in the south of France which will include visits to the historic cities of Avignon & Arles. This special Provence-Camargue Itinerary between Avignon to Marseillan, France will take place the week of July 5-11, 2020. Read More...

Posted: September 16, 2019

Tasting the Wines of Alsace with Panache

One of the enjoyable experiences you’ll be offered on a French hotel barge cruise in Alsace will be the opportunity to enjoy private wine tastings when cruising through the Route des Grand Vins. Read More...

Posted: September 15, 2019

Enjoy The Serenity Of The French Canals

For many centuries the Canal de Briare existed as an important channel to transport coal, wood, wine and other supplies from the Loire Valley to Paris. Today, this beautiful waterway serves as one of the most appealing locations to explore on a barge cruise. Read More...

Posted: September 14, 2019

Recipe - Venetian Frittelle or Fritoe Veneziane

These treats are a soft dough made with flour, eggs, sugar, yeast and milk and flavored with citrus peel, peanuts and raisins.  Every Venetian family has their own recipe, which can be different in textures, aromas and stuffing, but of course, Grandma’s is the best!. Read More...

Posted: September 12, 2019

Hotel Barge Panache - Annual Paris to Champagne Cruise

Cruise from Paris to Champagne on this Spectacular Annual Voyage Aboard Panache. This once-a-year barging cruise to the heart of Champagne aboard the Hotel Barge Panache combines the history and romance of Paris with the celebrated gastronomy of this stellar wine region. Read More...

Posted: September 6, 2019

Cruising the Canal de Briare Aboard Hotel Barge Renaissance

The picturesque Canal de Briare, connecting the valleys of the Seine and the Loire, is notable for a number of reasons apart from the delightful scenery through which it wends its way. Read More...

Posted: September 1, 2019

Barge La Nouvelle Etoile - Cruising Germany & Luxembourg

Romance and Riesling on a Cruise Aboard La Nouvelle Etoile in the Mosel Valley. For barge enthusiasts aboard La Nouvelle Etoile, this cruise gives the opportunity to explore two of the region's most famous attractions: its castles and its wines. Read More...

Posted: August 27, 2019

Special Themed Cruises for Cabin Weeks

We're happy to announce that in 2020 we have four themed cruises that can be booked on a per cabin basis: Golf on Spirit of Scotland, Wine on L'Impressionniste, Whisky Trail on Scottish Highlander, and Opera on La Bella Vita.  Read More...

Posted: August 25, 2019

Last Minute Special Offers for 2019

With a 20% discount on Charter & Cabin prices in 2019, and No Single Supplement on a few departures, it's a good time to experience Luxury Hotel Barging at a very reasonable rate. We also have early bird specials for 2020 barge cruises. Read More...

Posted: August 22, 2019

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