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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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