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.

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


French Hotel Barges: River Cruise along the River Saône & the Charming Canal du Centre

Prices from £1,575 per person. Save almost £700 per person on selected dates
What better way to appreciate the charm and beauty of the French countryside, vineyards and joie de vivre. Experience historic riverside towns, outstanding Burgundy wines and gourmet meals on this intimate 6 night / 7 day all-inclusive luxury cruise along the Burgundy Canal, River Saône and tranquil Canal du Centre. 6 night / 7 day holiday by First Class rail … Continue reading