hotel barges in burgundy

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inside the barge Luciole

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hotel barges in burgundy

The most famous cruising areas in France

Burgundy is the most famous barging region in France, steeped in picturesque villages, Gothic churches, Renaissance Chateaux and hillsides of patchwork vineyards. Since Roman times, the Art of Living, "Art de Vivre", is encapsulated in Burgundy with history, gastronomic delights and fine wines.

Burgundy - Nivernais

12 passengers - 6 nights - full board.

Luciole from 4000 Euros

The Luciole accommodates 12 passengers in 8 en-suite cabins : 3 doubles (can be converted to twins), 3 twins and 2 singles. As the first hotel barge she celebrated fifty years of continuous cruising in 2016. Luciole offers theme cruises including the popular “Adventure Charter”.

8 passengers - 6 nights - full board.

Savoir Vivre from 3350 Euros

Savoir Vivre proposes breakfast and lunches on board while taking guests out to the restaurant each night. The ideal way to discover genuine French restaurant’s atmosphere. Cabins are not vast but comfortable, beds excellent and bathrooms immaculate with full size shower.

6 passengers - 6 nights - full board.

La Vie en rose from 3260 Euros

The 6 passenger barge La Vie en Rose (formerly known as the Who Knows) was built in 1930 in Holland. Totally refurbished this year, she offers 3 well appointed en-suite air conditionned cabins and two fabulous outside decks.

4 passengers - 3 & 6 nights - full board.

Randle from 2832 Euros

Randle is a traditional boat, beautifully maintained. Polished brass and varnished wood create typical classic nautical atmosphere inside. With only 2 cabins, it’s the perfect private barge to cruise the scenic Canal du Nivernais. Gourmet cuisine at selected restaurants along Randle’s cruise route.