Monday, November 5, 2018

OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2018 BARGING VACATIONS NEWSLETTER

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Let's go on a barging vacation 

 Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland - Explore the Scottish Highlands

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:  2019 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up for the 2019 season 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: November 6, 2018

Irish Barge Shannon Princess Shares Brownie Recipe

The Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess, turns our attention to a delicious recipe on IrishCentral.com... Read More...

Posted: November 5, 2018


Special offer for French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre

The French Hotel Barge SAVOIR VIVRE has a very special offer for their first week (March 31 - April 6) of their 2019 season... Read More...

Posted: October 25, 2018

Availability 2019 for Irish Barge Shannon Princess

It looks like Shannon Princess is going to fill up and sell out 2019 very soon, so please book now for 2019 or plan well in advance the 2020 barging season. We are taking bookings for 2020.   Read More...

Posted: October 10, 2018


Explore Irish Folklore on the River Shannon with Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess

Our barge skipper, Ruairi, will escort you to many historical sites along the river cruise. Throughout the journey we explore medieval towns and take you to ancient ruins that have become popular places of pilgrimage for lovers of Irish folklore. Read More...

Posted: October 5, 2018

A Perfect Recipe For Autumn : Ratatouille Nicoise

This time of year is when many vegetables are harvested at their best having benefited from the summer warmth. Our barge chefs buy this fresh produce from local markets or canal lock-keepers along the cruise route... Read More...

Posted: October 4, 2018



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Thursday, September 20, 2018

SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2018 BARGING VACATIONS NEWSLETTER

Summary of postings on our


Let's go on a barging vacation 

 Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland - Explore the Scottish Highlands

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:  2019 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up for the 2019 season 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: October 25, 2018


Special offer for French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre

The French Hotel Barge SAVOIR VIVRE has a very special offer for their first week (March 31 - April 6) of their 2019 season... Read More...

Posted: October 25, 2018

Availability 2019 for Irish Barge Shannon Princess

It looks like Shannon Princess is going to fill up and sell out 2019 very soon, so please book now for 2019 or plan well in advance the 2020 barging season. We are taking bookings for 2020.   Read More...

Posted: October 10, 2018


Explore Irish Folklore on the River Shannon with Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess

Our barge skipper, Ruairi, will escort you to many historical sites along the river cruise. Throughout the journey we explore medieval towns and take you to ancient ruins that have become popular places of pilgrimage for lovers of Irish folklore. Read More...

Posted: October 5, 2018

A Perfect Recipe For Autumn : Ratatouille Nicoise

This time of year is when many vegetables are harvested at their best having benefited from the summer warmth. Our barge chefs buy this fresh produce from local markets or canal lock-keepers along the cruise route... Read More...

Posted: October 4, 2018

French Hotel Barge Enchante - Harvest Time

Enchante visited the Chateau Saint Jacques d'Albas last week and posted an interesting photo. Read More...

Posted: September 20, 2018

Barge Finesse : Visit the Chateau de Germolles, S. Burgundy

As one of the finest surviving examples of a Burgundian ducal residence, a visit to Château de Germolles is a popular excursion on French Hotel Barge Finesse's itinerary in Southern Burgundy.  Read More...

Posted: September 19, 2018

French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre - News

They have just announced that beginning next season (2019) Savoir Vivre will be including transfers from Paris to Burgundy where the barge is moored.  Read More...

Posted: September 17, 2018

French Barge Renaissance: Visit the Chateau de Ratilly

The Château de Ratilly, located near the village of Treigny in the rolling countryside of the Loire Valley, rises up like a lost magical fortress. Magnificiently preserved,  Château de Ratilly is now the home of inspiration and artistic creation. Read More...

Posted: Aug 19, 2018



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Sunday, August 5, 2018

JULY / AUGUST 2018 BARGING VACATIONS NEWSLETTER

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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 the 2018 and 2019 seasons 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: September 20, 2018

French Hotel Barge Enchante - Harvest Time

Enchante visited the Chateau Saint Jacques d'Albas last week and posted an interesting photo. Read More...

Posted: September 20, 2018

Barge Finesse : Visit the Chateau de Germolles, S. Burgundy

As one of the finest surviving examples of a Burgundian ducal residence, a visit to Château de Germolles is a popular excursion on French Hotel Barge Finesse's itinerary in Southern Burgundy.  Read More...

Posted: September 19, 2018

Luxury Hotel Barge Cruises - Remaining 2018 availability

Here's a list of remaining open dates of the 2018 barging season for private barge charters (all cabins open) and for cabin cruises (some cabins already booked).  Special offers may apply!   Read More...

Posted: September 19, 2018

French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre - News

They have just announced that beginning next season (2019), Savoir Vivre will be including transfers from Paris to Burgundy where the barge is moored.  Read More...

Posted: September 17, 2018

French Barge Renaissance: Visit the Chateau de Ratilly

The Château de Ratilly, located near the village of Treigny in the rolling countryside of the Loire Valley, rises up like a lost magical fortress. Magnificiently preserved,  Château de Ratilly is now the home of inspiration and artistic creation. Read More...

Posted: Aug 19, 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: August 28, 2018

News update from French Hotel Barge EMMA

Liz from the French Hotel Barge Emma wrote to us this week from the cool mountains of Les Cevennes where they are taking a short break to share a bit of news & reminder of Emma's 20% discount on remaining weeks. Read More...

Posted: August 4, 2018

Barge Grand Cru Opens ANOTHER 2019 Cabin Week in Burgundy

The French Hotel Barge Grand Cru has opened a second Cabin Cruise Week. They have one cabin open for the "new" week (May 5-11, 2019) and one cabin remaining for the week of May 12-18.  Read More...

Posted: July 23, 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



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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

Barge Grand Cru Opens ANOTHER 2019 Cabin Week in Burgundy

The French Hotel Barge Grand Cru has opened a second Cabin Cruise Week. They have one cabin open for the "new" week (May 5-11, 2019) and one cabin remaining for the week of May 12-18.  Read More...

Posted: July 23, 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

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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