Thursday, November 28, 2019


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 Hotel Barge Renaissance crossing the Briare Aqueduct

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Special Offers / Discounts:  2020 Barging Cruises

We have some excellent discounts and special offers lined up. Check out our specials for 2020. We hope you can take advantage of these special barging cruise dates.  2020 SPECIALS

Updated: November 28, 2019

Black Friday Specials: 2020 Hotel Barge Charters

Enjoy a whopping 30% off private charters for cruises aboard L'Art de Vivre, La Belle Epoque, Anjodi and Panache. This Black Friday special applies to new bookings made between Friday, November 29 and Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Please note, this discount cannot be combined with any other offer.  Read More...

Posted: November 28, 2019

It's National Cake Day - Bake Some Madeleines

Celebrate National Cake Day with this recipe for spongey, golden Madeleines – a traditionally French afternoon treat that’s impossible to resist. Read More...

Posted: November 26, 2019

NEW VIDEO: Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland

We've just received a video of the Scottish Hotel Barge Spirit of Scotland. You can watch it here and we have also uploaded it to their online brochure for your viewing enjoyment. Read More...

Posted: November 24, 2019


La Bella Vita's special Opera itinerary is for 7 nights and includes one hotel night in Verona before commencement of your cruise, a visit to the fascinating Arena Muse Opera, a wonderful museum devoted to the history of opera, followed by dinner in the delightful courtyard restaurant, and a performance of that week's opera at the Arena di Verona with premium seats. Read More...

Posted: October 27, 2019

Family Barge Cruises Aboard Hotel Barge Athos on the Canal du Midi

Barging isn’t just for grown-ups — it can be great family fun. Athos and her trusty crew make it all possible, no matter the differences in age or interests.  Read More...

Posted: October 20, 2019

See The Sights of Holland With A Bespoke Barging Cruise This Spring

A barge cruise is definitely the way to discover Holland. The Netherlands are famous, of course, for tulips, but as a land with a rich artistic and cultural history, it has a lot more besides.   Read More...

Posted: October 17, 2019

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