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  • Amy snow biking Our Team

    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

  • Chris Packham Our Tour Experts

    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

Anjodi Hotel Barge, Approaching a lock, France

Canal du Midi Barge Cruise on board Anjodi

    Alternative boats

    Our travel experts have years of knowledge and between them and have personally inspected or travelled on board many of the boats we offer.

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    Very satisfied with all aspects of our trip. Steppes kept us fully informed of the progress of the arrangements and gave us various choices of hotels.

    Nick

    Why Choose Steppes?

    Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

    Are you ready to discover extraordinary?


    Why Steppes

    Vessel Ice Rating Comparison Chart.

    We use the Llyod Register scale to signify the ice rating of our vessels but you can see how that scale aligns with other scales in the chart below.

    Mame / Country of Register

    Ice thickness (cm)

    10 15 30 50

    Ice thickness (cm)

    lowest   highest
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super
    Finland / Sweden
    Category II
    IC
    IB
    IA
    IA Super