Hotel Barges and Luxury River Yachts in France

This listing is taken from the french-waterways.com comprehensive directory of hotel barges cruising in France. Each linked barge page has descriptive information prepared from owners’ own words – plus some key facts. Links enable you to request more information, by email form or phone.

Guide prices (per person, per cruise week) correspond to Style/Quality levels and are within the very approximate ranges $5,500-$8,000 (Grande Luxe), $4,000-$5,500 (Excellence), $2,000-$5,000 (Premier) and below $2,000 (Simplicity). Some barges book ‘Hotel Sailings’ (by the cabin) and others ‘Charter Sailings’ (the entire boat).

Make an enquiry to get a firm quotation for the boat and time of year that interests you.

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Style: Premier

Hotel barge Mirabelle Bordeaux

MirabelleOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: more than 6 cabins
  • Route: Garonne-Bordeaux

The Mirabelle cruises the  Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde estuary in the Aquitaine region. In the heart of the famous wine region of Bordeaux she... Read more

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JohannaOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 3 cabins / 6 guests
  • Route: Picardy-Somme, Paris-Champagne, Loire North

Johanna is a beautifully converted hotel barge for six guests cruising in Belgium and France. Furnished in contemporary style she has three spacious... Read more

Hotel Barge Who Knows - Burgundy and Champagne

Who KnowsOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 3 cabins / 6 guests
  • Route: Paris-Champagne, Cote d'Or

Deservedly, one of the most well-regarded and sought-after boats in France. With a decade of experience, Dawn and Jason Ashcroft provide guests with... Read more

Hotel barge Beatrice

BeatriceOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 2 cabins / 4 guests
  • Route: Midi-Herault

Hotel Barge Beatrice cruises along the 120km heart of the Canal du Midi offering first-class accommodation for up to four guests. She is a charter... Read more

Hotel Barge France Louisa

LouisaOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 2 cabins / 4 guests
  • Route: Midi-Herault

Louisa is large, spacious and very comfortable for four lucky guests looking for a short, 4 night hotel barge cruising vacation in France. Uniquely,... Read more

Hotel Barge Aslaug

AslaugOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 2 cabins / 4 guests
  • Route: Picardy-Somme

Aslaug is a handsome new, purpose-built, comprehensively equipped hotel barge that cruises the River Somme in Picardy. A distinctive boat in a... Read more

Hotel barge Bonheur Canal de Bourgogne

BonheurOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 2 cabins / 4 guests
  • Route: Cote d'Or

Bonheur is one of the largest hotel barges to accommodate just four guests. She is a spacious, friendly and comfortable boat, owner-operated by Paul... Read more

River Boat Randle

RandleOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 2 cabins / 4 guests
  • Route: Yonne, Nivernais

Varnished mahogany and sparkling glass and brass style cruising on the very pretty Randle. She's a hotel barge catering for couples or families in... Read more

Hotel Barge Libje

LibjeOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 2 cabins / 4 guests
  • Route: Brittany, Bespoke

The Libje hotel barge offers unique cruising holidays in a fascinating, almost secret, corner of western France that still retains its Celtic... Read more

Hotel barge Tara

TaraOwner Operated

  • Style: Premier
  • Capacity: 1 cabin / 2 guests
  • Route: Brittany

Tara is a delightful, small hotel barge in which just two guests can enjoy a special holiday in beautiful Brittany; a wonderful way to discover this... Read more