Tailor-Made Holiday

French Luxury Canal Cruise

7 days

from $2,895pp (excluding flights)

A barging holiday gently introduces you to some of Europe’s finest scenery, fascinating history and local culture.

  • Sample fine wines at a renowned family owned vineyard
  • Indulge in regional specialities at one of the many local cheese, olive and truffle producers
  • Take a gentle walk or cycle along the canal tow path
  • Absorb the ever-changing scenery from the comfort of your lounger on the sun deck
  • Stroll through colourful local markets and medieval hilltop villages

From the picturesque vineyards of Burgundy to the sun-drenched waterways of the South of France. Indulge in comfortable accommodation, gourmet cuisine, fine wines and the company of like-minded people. There will also be guided tours to castles, chateaux, vineyards and markets.

These fully crewed all-inclusive luxury hotel barges are some of the most comfortable available. All barges have outside facing cabins with en suite facilities, drawers and wardrobe space and opening portholes or windows. Each has spacious saloon and dining areas, central heating, air-conditioning or cooling and umbrella-shaded sun decks. Many have a small library, games and a music centre, while some carry bicycles for use on towpaths.

Hotel barges are also available for exclusive charter by larger parties. Please note that children under the age of 12 years are not accepted unless it is a charter booking or a special family departure.

The barging season is April through to October. In the Spring and Autumn months you can enjoy the changing colours of the flora and fauna, whilst June and September will offer pleasantly warm summer evenings and quieter sightseeing excursions.

For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

Price Excluding Flights $Flight cost from 
$ 3908.25 $ 135
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what is included

  • All accommodation
  • Internal flights
  • International flights as detailed
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

what is excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

PLEASE NOTE THE COST SHOWN INCLUDES INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DEPARTING FROM THE UK, BASED ON AN APPROXIMATE AIR FARE. PLEASE ASK YOUR TRAVEL EXPERT FOR AN ACCURATE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT QUOTE. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DEPARTING FROM THE UK ARE ATOL PROTECTED.

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  • 7 days

    from $3,908.25pp (excluding flights)
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