Monday, August 18, 2014

Hotel Barges - Barging Cruises & Vacations - AUGUST 2014 Newsletter

Summary of postings on our

It's time to book your next barging vacation

The 2014 barging season is in full swing and has been very successful. We still have a few opportunities for 2014 and have a post about September availability which, as you know, is the most popular month for barging.

A few of the events mentioned in recent posts have passed, such as Bastille Day and the Bordeaux Wine Festival, but they are included as you might want to consider the possibility for next year.

Other posts of interest:
  • Features on the barges Enchanté, Shannon Princess, Emma
  • Recipe
  • 2015 dates for Burgundy guided walking tour cruise
  • Savoir Faire's new route for 2015
  • Special offers for 2014 and 2015
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Special Offers / Discounts:  2014 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent special offers lined up for 2014 aboard luxury, crewed hotel barges in France, England, Scotland, and Italy. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates.   READ MORE...

Updated: September 1, 2014

Earlybird Specials for 2015 Barge Cruise Vacations

Check out our earlybird special for the 2015 barging season. There are attractive discounts to be had for our luxury, crewed hotel barges in France, Holland, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Italy.  READ MORE...

Updated: August 27, 2014

Spotlight on the French Hotel Barge Enchante

The French Hotel Barge Enchanté is an all-inclusive, state-of-the-art, double-decker, 8-passenger barge that cruises the Canal du Midi in southern France...  READ MORE...

Posted: June 27, 2014

French Hotel Barges for Bastille Day Celebrations

Our 6-night cruises departing on July 13th along various French canals, will give passengers the chance to celebrate Bastille Day, the National Day of France, in true French style.  READ MORE...

Posted: June 23, 2014

Barging Cruises in Ireland aboard Shannon Princess

The Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess cruises through a countryside little changed through the centuries. Come aboard and join Shannon Princess on her incredible journey through the heart of hidden Ireland.  READ MORE...

Posted: June 22, 2014

Bordeaux Wine Festival June 26-29 2014

Are you a wine buff looking for a quick getaway and are interested in fine wine and relaxation? Well then, how about attending the Bordeaux Wine Festival beginning on June 26 followed by a barge cruise on the 29th?  READ MORE...

Posted: June 18, 2014

Shannon Princess Recipe: Confit Duck Leg

Olivia from the Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess shares her recipe for Confit Duck Leg... Looks tasty!   READ MORE...

Posted: July 18, 2014

French Hotel Barge EMMA - 2014 availability

The French Hotel Barge Emma still has a few weeks available this season for barging cruises along the Canal du Midi in the south of France between Beziers and Carcassonne.  READ MORE...

Posted: August 5, 2014

September 2014 availability for barge charter vacations

As you are probably aware, September is the most popular month for a barging cruise. We still have a few openings for a barge trip, though......  READ MORE...
Updated: August 18 2014

World War One Commemorative Cruises aboard La Belle Epoque

It is 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, which ran from July 1914 through November 1918, and we will be offering a number of 6-night, all-inclusive, WWI commemorative cruises each spring over the next few years. READ MORE...
Posted: August 13, 2014

Dates for 2015 Burgundy Guided Walking Tour Barging Cruise 

Paradise Connections is pleased to announce the 2015 dates for the French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque's annual guided walking tour cruises in Burgundy, France.   READ MORE...

Posted: August 15, 2014

Barge Savoir Faire: New Route for 2015

The Hotel Barge Savoir Faire will be adding a new route in France for 2015. Their Upper Loire/Western Burgundy Upper Loire & Western Burgundy cruise will be on the Canal du Briare and the Canal Latéral à la Loire between Rogny-Sept-Ecluses and Marseilles-lès-Aubigny.  READ MORE...

Posted: August 18, 2014

French Hotel Barge Prosperite: 2 cabins open Oct 5-11 2014

The French Hotel Barge Prosperite is normally a "private charter only"  barge but due to a cancellation, Prosperite has TWO cabins open for the week of 5-11 October 2014. We hope you can take advantage of this occasion for a cabin cruise aboard this fine barge. READ MORE...

Posted: August 25, 2014

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