Thursday, June 28, 2018

JUNE / JULY 2018 BARGING VACATIONS NEWSLETTER

Summary of postings on our


Let's go on a barging vacation

 French Hotel Barge Rosa cruises Gascony & Bordeaux

Come and explore the French canals or other European waterways aboard a quality, luxury, all inclusive, crewed boutique hotel barge.
Scroll down for barging news!

Visit our website to view barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland / Belgium, Italy, Germany / Luxembourg. Contact Paradise Connections now to start planning your adventure.

Hotel Barging Cruises on the European Waterways with Paradise Connections
Let's Go Barging !

Special Offers / Discounts:  2018 & 2019 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up for 2018 aboard luxury, crewed hotel barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Italy. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates.  READ MORE...

Updated: July 12, 2018

Luxury Hotel Barge Cruises - 2018 availability

Here's a list of open dates for private barge charters (all cabins open) and for cabin cruises (some cabins already booked).  Special offers may apply!  Read More...

Posted: July 17, 2018

NEW -- 2019 Cabin Cruise Rates

This morning we updated our cabin cruise rates for the 2019 barging season. You can see it listed with our page links just under the All About Hotel Barge Charters blog header or...   Read More...

Posted: July 13, 2018

Ireland 2019: Try a walking holiday - Barge Shannon Princess

For avid walkers, the Irish countryside provides a truly wonderful experience for a walking holiday. Our guided walking tours will appeal to those interested in the outdoors and the surrounding landscape, while enjoying the benefits of a luxury barge cruise.   Read More...

Posted: July 12, 2018

Barge Grand Cru Opens 2019 Cabin Week in Burgundy

The French Hotel Barge Grand Cru has opened a Cabin Cruise Week in May 2019. Currently, there are two cabins booked and two cabins open. Read More...

Posted: July 9, 2018

Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess - 2019 Availability

Shannon Princess completely booked up their 2018 season by the end of January this year. Don't miss out, book now for 2019. See current availability. Read More...


Posted: July 6, 2018

Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess - 2019 Availability

Shannon Princess completely booked up their 2018 season by the end of January this year. Don't miss out, book now for 2019. See current availability. Read More...


Posted: July 6, 2018

French Hotel Barge Emma - New special offers for 2018

French Hotel Barge Emma who cruises the canal du midi in southwest France, informed us that she is giving a 20% discount on the three remaining open weeks for 2018.  Read More...

Posted: July 2, 2018

French Hotel Barge ATHOS - Canal du Midi Reading List

A recent Athos passenger asked a new question the other day:  Could they suggest a Canal du Midi reading list for his week onboard Athos? Bien sûr!  Read More...

Posted: July 1, 2018

https://allaboutcanalbargecharters.blogspot.com/2018/06/special-offers-on-hotel-barges-updated.html
Special Offers on Hotel Barges - UPDATED

We have updated the special offers on hotel barges. So, if you are looking for summer vacation ideas or for an ideal spot for a family reunion, we have the solution for you... Read More...

Posted: June 28, 2018

Barging in Scotland 2018 - UPDATE

Do you want to go barging this year in Scotland? Don't wait any longer as availability is quite limited but we do have a few openings for you... Read More...

Posted: June 24, 2018

News from Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess

Thanks to Ruairi & Olivia, owner-operators of the Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princes for sharing. Book now for 2019 and reserve your space on this popular barge. Read More...

Posted: June 20, 2018

French Hotel Barge Grand Cru - Photos & Special Offers

We have received the long-awaited photos of the French Hotel Barge Grand Cru who made their debut earlier this season in April 2018. Plus: Special offers for remaining 2018 open weeks. Read More...

Posted: June 18, 2018

Birds Of Prey Excursion - Scotland & Ireland

Demonstrations of the art of falconry has been added to the Classic Cruise itinerary for the Spirit of Scotland and Scottish Highlander in Scotland; and Shannon Princess in Ireland. Read More...

Posted: June 6, 2018

French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque — A Bit Of History

La Belle Epoque, a spits barge originally named Savornin Lohmann, was built in 1930 in the Netherlands in order to transport timber.  Read More...

Posted: June 7, 2018

Burgundy Barge Grand Cru - September cabin opening

September is the most popular month for barging in France and we are happy to announce that the French Hotel Barge Grand Cru has ONE cabin available for their September cruise week.  Read More...

Posted: June 5, 2018



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Thursday, June 7, 2018

MAY / JUNE 2018 BARGING VACATIONS NEWSLETTER

Summary of postings on our


Let's go on a barging vacation

 French Hotel Barge Rosa cruises Gascony & Bordeaux

Come and explore the French canals or other European waterways aboard a quality, luxury, all inclusive, crewed boutique hotel barge.

Visit our website to view barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland / Belgium, Italy, Germany / Luxembourg. Contact Paradise Connections now to start planning your adventure.

Scroll down for barging news!

Hotel Barging Cruises on the European Waterways with Paradise Connections
Let's Go Barging !

Special Offers / Discounts:  2018 & 2019 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up for 2018 aboard luxury, crewed hotel barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Italy. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates.  READ MORE...

Updated: June 18, 2018

Special Offers on Hotel Barges - UPDATED

We have updated the special offers on hotel barges. So, if you are looking for summer vacation ideas or for an ideal spot for a family reunion, we have the solution for you... Read More...

Posted: June 27, 2018

Barging in Scotland 2018 - UPDATE

Do you want to go barging this year in Scotland? Don't wait any longer as availability is quite limited but we do have a few openings for you... Read More...

Posted: June 24, 2018

News from Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess

Thanks to Ruairi & Olivia, owner-operators of the Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princes for sharing. Book now for 2019 and reserve your space on this popular barge. Read More...

Posted: June 20, 2018

French Hotel Barge Grand Cru - Photos & Special Offers

We have received the long-awaited photos of the French Hotel Barge Grand Cru who made their debut earlier this season in April 2018. Plus: Special offers for remaining 2018 open weeks. Read More...

Posted: June 18, 2018

Birds Of Prey Excursion - Scotland & Ireland

Demonstrations of the art of falconry has been added to the Classic Cruise itinerary for the Spirit of Scotland and Scottish Highlander in Scotland; and Shannon Princess in Ireland. Read More...

Posted: June 6, 2018

French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque — A Bit Of History

La Belle Epoque, a spits barge originally named Savornin Lohmann, was built in 1930 in the Netherlands in order to transport timber.  Read More...

Posted: June 7, 2018

Burgundy Barge Grand Cru - September cabin opening

September is the most popular month for barging in France and we are happy to announce that the French Hotel Barge Grand Cru has ONE cabin available for their September cruise week.  Read More...

Posted: June 5, 2018


English Hotel Barge Magna Carta -- New Itinerary

In celebration of the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle, the 8-passenger, English Hotel Barge Magna Carta is launching a new and highly exclusive "Royal Cruise” along the River Thames. Read More...

Posted: May 22, 2018

Barging in Scotland : 5 Must See Destinations

See the settings that inspired the movie Skyfall, walk the halls of historic castles, and sample smooth scotch amidst the savage highlands  Read More...

Posted: May 13, 2018

Making Roquefort in 1927

Thanks to Liz of the French Hotel Barge Emma for sharing this interesting video with us. Enjoy!  Read More...

Posted: May 10, 2018


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Friday, April 6, 2018

APRIL / MAY 2018 BARGING VACATIONS NEWSLETTER

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Let's go on a barging vacation in 2018


 Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland cruising the Scottish Highlands

Come and explore the French canals or other European waterways aboard a quality, luxury, all inclusive, crewed boutique hotel barge.

Visit our website to view barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland / Belgium, Italy, Germany / Luxembourg. Contact Paradise Connections now to start planning your adventure.

Scroll down for barging news!

Hotel Barging Cruises on the European Waterways with Paradise Connections
Let's Go Barging !

Special Offers / Discounts:  2018 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up for 2018 aboard luxury, crewed hotel barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Italy. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates.  READ MORE...

Updated: May 22, 2018

Barging in Scotland : 5 Must See Destinations

See the settings that inspired the movie Skyfall, walk the halls of historic castles, and sample smooth scotch amidst the savage highlands  Read More...

Posted: May 13, 2018

Making Roquefort in 1927

Thanks to Liz of the French Hotel Barge Emma for sharing this interesting video with us. Enjoy!  Read More...

Posted: May 10, 2018

Burgundy Recipe: Chicken with Sherry and Tarragon

Here's a recipe you may experience aboard your Burgundy Barge Cruise. MMmmmmm... It looks yummy. Enjoy!  Read More...

Posted: April 30, 2018

Barge Anjodi - Chateau de Perdiguier Wine Visit

Guests aboard French Hotel Barge Anjodi have the chance to explore a particularly special estate while cruising the Canal du Midi: the Château de Perdiguier.  Read More...

Posted: April 28, 2018

Barge L'Art de Vivre - Dine at 5-star Chateau

On one evening during the week, guests aboard L'Art de Vivre will be treated to dinner ashore at the 5-star Château de Vault-de-Lugny in a truly astounding setting.  Read More...

Posted: April 27, 2018

Take a Quick Getaway on Dutch Barge Cruise

Looking for an extra-special, quick & easy getaway with that special certain someone in your life?  What about a romantic break on a luxury barge cruise in Holland.  Read More...

Posted: April 26, 2018

50% Discount - Panache in Champagne France

Get 50% off a Champagne Cruise aboard hotel barge Panache when booked back to back with a qualifying Burgundy cruise. Plus a free bed & breakfast in Paris!  Read More...

Posted: April 25, 2018

May 2018 Dutch Tulip Cruise

Fancy barging in Holland this spring? There is still a chance... Plus a 20% discount!  Read More...

Posted: April 16, 2018

Special Offers UPDATED

Check out our special offers of discounts, special events, and which French barges are including a FREE hotel night!  Read More...

Posted: April 10, 2018

How to cut the cheese

Liz, from the French Hotel Barge EMMA cruising the Canal du Midi, pointed out this cheese cutting graphic to us. Read More...

Posted: April 6, 2018

Go Barging This Spring on the European Waterways

After the frosty storms of this past winter, there’s nothing like a rejuvenating spring break to blow away the cobwebs and show your face some sunshine. Read More...

Posted: March 25, 2018

RECIPE: Breaded Camembert with a Port and Red Currant Sauce

This beautiful Baked Breaded Camembert with a Port and Red Currant Sauce recipe is a clear champion when it comes to dinner parties.. Read More...

Posted: March 24, 2018


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