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 Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland cruising the Scottish Highlands

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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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