French Hotel Barges

There is something truly special about cruising along the waterways of France in style and comfort. Experience the French countryside in its full glory and enjoy a relaxed voyage on board our carefully selected hotel-barges. Slip back in time and discover a pace of life that seems long forgotten, along with a rail journey surely the most civilised way to travel.

We have chosen some wonderful routes which will allow you to unwind as you immerse yourself in a world of quaint medieval villages, sleepy backwaters, stunning Châteaux and world-renowned vineyards. Enjoy gastronomic dinners on-board from the classically trained French chefs accompanied by a selection of fine regional wines. All our hotel-barges offer comfortable en suite cabins and attractive public areas. These intimate hotel-barges pride themselves on their first class, highly personalised service delivered by their well-trained, friendly crew. All shore excursions are included giving you the opportunity to explore some of France’s most interesting sights and surroundings.

For an indulgent, relaxing, yet fascinating voyage by rail and river this holiday is the perfect choice.


French Hotel Barge – Burgundy from the Saône-et-Loire to the Côte d’Or on board the Jeanine

Prices starting from £1,649 per person
On this cruise you will be taken on a magnificent journey through the Saône-et-Loire and La Côte d’Or regions of France. You will cruise gently past the banks of the Saône River, the “sacred water” with its preserved nature, and discover all the attractions of the Canal du Centre, “the canal of the two seas”, linking the Saône River to … Continue reading


Luxury 7 night Festive Rhine Cruise on board the award winning 5 star AmaCerto on 14 December 2015

Prices from £1,795 per person
Your holiday begins as you depart from iconic London St. Pancras station on board the Eurostar to the magical city of Paris.  In Paris you continue your journey by TGV to the Swiss city of Basel where your elegant and luxurious 5 star cruise ship, AmaCerto, will be waiting to transport you on a special Festive Cruise along the River … Continue reading

AmaLegro Luxury Cruise Ship Paris

Luxury 7 night Seine River Cruise to Paris and Normandy on board the AmaLegro in 2015

Prices from £1,795 per person - special offer
Your holiday begins as you depart from iconic London St. Pancras station on board the Eurostar to the magical city of Paris. From here you will cruise in luxury aboard the beautifully appointed AmaLegro ship, staying in your own spacious state-room and enjoying gourmet dining, as you travel along the river Seine on a journey of delightful discovery. Highlights of … Continue reading