hotel barge holidays in france
luxury cruises on French canals
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hotel barges on the canal du midi
provence & canal du midi
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Breathe in the relaxation and warmth and light of The Mediterranean, as you navigate along the 300 year old Canal du Midi, meandering inland, lined with plane trees and cruise under superb arched bridges, linking ancient villages, miles of vineyards and Roman fortifications. Visit the walled city of Carcassonne, the most intact medieval fortified city in the world.
Belmond Alouette from 5675 Euros
Alouette offers two beautifully furnished cabins each with an en-suite shower. You’ll set off on excursions each day and discover the Burgundy wine region, visit colourful markets and uncover the history of medieval fortresses.
Esperance from 4833 Euros
There is something very special about Esperance. Mathias has a unique talent to deliver personal and dedicated attention to his guests and at the same time make them feel home. The decoration inside Esperance is refined, elegant, the service excellent and the food delicious.
enchante from 4775 Euros
Enchanté contemporary design is very effective: a very comfortable terrace with a large pool up-front; a chic and full of light lounge and a superb open kitchen to entertain guests willing to watch the Chef at work. On the lower level, 4 spacious cabins with full size shower.
Alegria from 4650 Euros
Alegria is beautiful - modern, full of light. The two spacious cabins have large round portholes offering excellent views of the Canal. Each cabin has double access: one door leads outside near the pool and the other connects with the lounge. This feature allows intimacy and independence.
Emma from 4500 Euros
Emma has built her reputation on the excellence of the food and wines served aboard. Liz loves sharing recipes and ideas with her guests over a glass of wine and her kitchen is always open. Her philosophy is to buy the best local ingredients and cook them with flair and imagination.
Roi Soleil from 4400 Euros
Roi Soleil has more to do with luxury yachting than barging. She combines the best of yachts and barges. Her lines and mahogany and brass trim are inspired by the classic motor yachts of the 1920’s while her interior brings you the best of contemporary design and comfort.
Savannah from 4250 Euros
Savannah was used as showroom for the prestigious cosmetic group l’Occitane in the 80’s. The mahogany woodwork and ceramic tiles remain as the signature of this unique canal hotel barge. Savannah was completely refurbished and decorated with luxurious contemporary furniture in 2014.
Saraphina from 3662 Euros
Saraphina is a Dutch barge 25 metres (82 feet) long and 4 metres wide (12 feet). She cruises on the Canal du Midi between Portiragnes-plage and the majestic medieval city of Carcassonne. 2 spacious cabins with en-suite, comfortable deck to lounge and traditional Dutch bicycles onboard.
Athos from 3600 Euros
Convivial and comfortable for 10 passengers, Athos offers reasonable size en-suite cabins. While cruising the Canal du Midi, you will enjoy delicious meals prepared by a Chef onboard and appreciate the excursions through Languedoc. The city of Carcassonne is part of the itinerary.
Caroline from 3583 Euros
On board Caroline, Ute & Uli’s smiles are contagious. You will find a relaxed atmosphere with a comfortable lounge and dining area and a well equipped kitchen where Ute will prepare gourmet dishes for you. Caroline’s huge flowered sun deck has comfortable teak seating and is carpeted.
Anjodi from 3575 Euros
Anjodi is of classic Dutch design, specifically rebuilt for the Canal du Midi. She was completely refurbished in the tasteful tradition of African hardwoods, hand-crafted paneling and shining brass, creating a charming ambience. The sun deck is spacious and has a heated Jacuzzi.
clair de lune from 3166 Euros
Welcome aboard Clair de Lune, a well-designed barge featuring nicely decorated ensuite cabins, a cozy sitting corner, a spacious and convivial terrace and a spa at the front of the boat. Cruise from Le Somail to Carcassonne, an incomparable voyage on the Canal du Midi.
beatrice from 1950 Euros (3 nights)
The 4 passenger barge Beatrice cruise route takes you through the villages of Colombiers, Poilhes, Capestang, Le Somail, Ventenac, Argens in Minervois, Homps, Lézignan , Trebes and finally to the old city of Carcassonne.
provence - camargue
Le phenicien from 3274 Euros
All cabins on the Phenicien feature en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning with individual control and superior bedding. On the main deck, the sun of Provence will gently warm you up through the large panoramic windows as you take a little nap or sip a drink in the vast lounge.
Anne Marie / charter for small group / new
Cruise in Provence from Arles to Sète. Transfers included on day 1 and 7 from and to Avignon. Drinks and excursions are included.
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