Saturday, February 2, 2019


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 French Hotel Barge Rosa - Cruising Southwest France: Gascony & Bordeaux

Come and explore the French canals or other European waterways aboard a quality, luxury, all inclusive, crewed boutique hotel barge.
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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: February11, 2019

New Special Offers - Expires April 1, 2019

Today, we updated the special offers for our European hotel barges. Most offers are valid for new bookings made by April 1, 2019. There's a variety of nice discounts across France, Holland, Italy & Scotland making Spring 2019 the ideal time for your cruise. Read More...

Posted: February 20, 2019

RECIPE: Let's Make Chocolate Truffles for Valentines

The Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess has an easy recipe to make chocolate truffles for Valentines Day. Let's check it out!. Read More...

Posted: February 13, 2019

French Hotel Barge Savoir Vivre - Discounted Cabin Week

Savoir Vivre has a very special offer for the first week (March 31 to April 6) of their 2019 barging season with cabins discounted to $2500 per person. Only ONE cabin left. Read More...

Posted: February 12, 2019

Culinary Delight on the Caledonian Canal, Scotland

Take a jaunt on the legendary Caledonian Canal and delve into traditional Scottish cuisine aboard Hotel Barge Scottish Highlander or Spirit of Scotland. Read More...

Posted: February 11, 2019

French Hotel Barge Anjodi - Meet The Captain

A well-known figure on the Canal du Midi, Laurent has over ten years barging experience with our good friends at European Waterways. 2019 will be his sixth year at the helm of Anjodi. Read More...

Posted: February 7, 2019

French Hotel Barge Grand Cru - cabin weeks

The French Hotel Barge Grand Cru is basically a "charter only" type of barge and rarely offers cabin cruise weeks where you can book an individual cabin and share the barge with other passengers. A great way to do a barge cruise on a budget. Read More...

Posted: February 6, 2019

French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque : Champagne Wednesdays

The luxury Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque spends her time cruising through the diverse and scenic wine country of Northern Burgundy. They have decided to bolster their itinerary with a weekly trip to a unique section of the Champagne region.. Read More...

Posted: February 1, 2019

Irish Hotel Barge Shannon Princess : Walking Themed Cruise 2020

Ireland has some of the finest scenery in the world. With all on their doorstep, Shannon Princess believes the best way to see some of these sights is on foot. They have developed  a walking itinerary to enable guests to incorporate a walking holiday with a luxury cruise. Read More...

Posted: January 29, 2019

RECIPE - Fusilli with Pumpkin Cream, Guanciale & Ricotta Salata

This salty sweet Italian treat of Fusilli with Pumpkin Cream, Guanciale & Ricotta Salata, is a traditional recipe made with the finest ingredients. This has an incredible balance between the sweetness of the pumpkin, the saltiness of the crispy bacon and the spiciness of the ricotta salata, smartly enhanced with chilli. Read More...

Posted: January 28, 2019

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