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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Hotel Barges on French Canals

Explore the flavours of France in style on a modern 22-passenger hotel barge along the picturesque canals of some of France’s most beautiful areas.

With unlimited complimentary beverages on board, included shore excursions, all meals with fine French cuisine, Wi-Fi and use of bicycles on board, these are superb value cruises.

The CroisiEurope hotel barge fleet is the most modern barge fleet in Europe, with luxurious fabrics by Missoni Design. Every barge features a stylish lounge, bar area and restaurant, where you can enjoy delicious French cuisine prepared by the on board chef. Cabins are well appointed, with private en-suite facilities, television, radio and hairdryer. The Sun Deck is the perfect place to relax, with a Jacuzzi and barbecue area, while the on board bicycles allow guests to explore independently.

Croisieurope Hotel Barges French Canal Hotel Barge Cruises

Our favourite cruises are the stunning upper Loire Valley on Déborah and the treasures of Provence and the Camargue on Anne-Marie. From the charming village of Briare, Déborah heads to the picturesque wine-regions of Sancerre and Pouillysur-Loire, where the famous Pouilly-Fumé wine is produced. Enjoy wine tastings at prestigious wine cellars and fascinating guided tours of traditional towns and medieval cities, plus sample local delicacies, including goats cheese at a traditional goat farm. Hotel barge Anne-Marie cruises along the beautiful Rhône à Sète Canal, exploring Provence, renowned for its beautiful lavender fields, and the picturesque Camargue, home to a rich diversity of wildlife, including the famous white horses. Discover the impressive Roman ruins in Arles and explore the old fortified city of Aigues Mortes. From Sete, there is a fascinating excursion to the beautiful Étang de Thau, one of the largest lagoons in the Mediterranean.

France Canals Hotel Barge Cruises

  • Strasbourg and Alsace

    6 Nights - Lagarde to Strasbourg

    Raymonde Raymonde

    A unique hotel barge cruise along the beautiful Marne-Rhine Canal to Strasbourg, the capital of picturesque Alsace. Unlimited complimentary beverages, meals and excursions included 2019 - Apr

    Petite France District, Strasbourg Cruise Only
    From £1904pp
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  • Provence and Camargue

    6 Nights - Sete to Arles

    Anne Marie Anne Marie

    A 6-night hotel barge cruise through scenic Provence, with fascinating visits to the Étang de Thau, medieval Aigues Mortes and the sun-drenched Camargue, with excursions, open bar and meals prepared by a Master Chef all included 2019 - Apr, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct

    Pont du Gard, Arles Cruise Only
    From £1994pp
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  • Champagne Country on the Marne Rhine Canal

    6 Nights - Paris to Epernay

    Raymonde Raymonde

    Journey to the birthplace of Champagne on a superb 6-night hotel barge cruise, with an exciting full day tour of Paris and its most famous sights. Including unlimited complimentary beverages on board, meals and shore excursions 2019 - Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep

    Eiffel Tower, Paris Cruise Only
    From £2007pp
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  • Upper Loire Hotel Barge

    6 Nights - Nevers to Briare

    Deborah Deborah

    A unique 6-night hotel barge cruise through the picturesque Upper Loire Valley to the superb wine-growing regions of Sancerre and Pouilly-sur-Loire, with superb guided excursions 2019 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct

    Sancerre Cruise Only
    From £2043pp
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  • Vineyards of Burgundy on Jeanine

    6 Nights - Dijon to Saint-Leger-Sur-Dheune

    Jeanine Jeanine

    A relaxing hotel barge cruise through the Saone-et-Loire and Cote d'Or regions of Burgundy, visiting prestigious vineyards and traditional towns. Unlimited complimentary beverages, meals and excursions included

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