France Afloat is UK family owned and operated and has been providing cruises in France (where it’s also known as France Fluviale) for many years. As a small company its operation is limited in breadth across France but offer a highly focussed and personal service for customers.

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Category: Luxury

France Afloat Euroclassic 149

The Euroclassic style hire boat is unique to France Afloat and provides spacious, light and airy accommodation with lashings of comfort. ... Read more

France Afloat Euroclassic 139

Overall size 13.9m x 4.3m. Sleeps 8 (6+2) in 1 x double cabin, and 2 x twin cabins (2 x doubles may be possible), each with an ensuite shower and... Read more

France Afloat Euroclassic 135 Grand Luxe

Overall size 13.5m x 3.25m. Sleeps 5 (4+1) in 1 x double and 1 x twin/double cabins, both with an ensuite shower and electric toilet. The... Read more

France Afloat Euroclassic 139 Grand Cru

Overall size 13.9m x 4.3m. Sleeps 4 in 2 x large double cabins, both with an ensuite shower and electric toilet. A luxury barge for two couples. ... Read more

France Afloat Euroclassic 129

Overall size 12m x 3.25m. Sleeps 5 (4+1) in 1 x double and 1 x twin/double cabins, both with an ensuite shower and electric toilet. The... Read more

Category: First Class

France Afloat Burgundy 1500

Overall size 14.9m x 4.1m. Sleeps 8 (+3) in 2 x twin cabins with en-suite shower and toilet, 2 x twin sharing separate shower and toilet. > The... Read more

France Afloat Burgundy 1200

Overall size 12m x 3.25m. Sleeps 4 (+4) in 1 x double cabin with en-suite shower and toilet, 1 x twin, separate shower and toilet. > The... Read more