Great value hotel barges cruising in France

Here are selected details of the high standard 3 Star Premier and the contemporary style 3 Star Smart quality level hotel barges taken from the comprehensive list of barges 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 price levels are within the approximate range $2,000 to $4,000 (per person, per cruise week) – a booking enquiry response will provide accurate quotations for the type of boat and time of year that interests you. The more intimate Premier class barges book ‘Charter Sailings’ (the entire boat) and the larger Smart class barges book ‘Hotel Sailings’ (by the cabin).

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Style: 3* Premier - average price per person from 4,050 USD

AthosE W Fleet

A top-class hotel barge for up to ten guests, Athos is beautifully designed to combine luxury and cosy richness. With smart, contemporary decor... Read more

Savoir VivreOwner Operated

The clue is in the name - Savoir Vivre lives life to the full; she knows how to provide eight guests with a wonderful vacation that's 'chic,... Read more

L’Art de VivreE W Fleet

L'Art de Vivre offers first-class cruising through the glorious countryside of northern Burgundy. Dotted with picturesque chateaux and pretty... Read more

AnjodiE W Fleet

Hotel Barge Anjodi creates a charming holiday cruise for 8 passengers in four air-conditioned staterooms on the delightful Canal du Midi. With... Read more

RosaE W Fleet

Rosa is a delightfully re-fitted Dutch Clipper barge with light and airy interiors and four staterooms for eight guests. Outside there is a... Read more

MagnoliaOwner Operated

Discover the richness of Burgundy and its unique landscapes along the meandering canal of Burgundy and its picturesque Ouche valley. Choose a ... Read more

CarolineOwner Operated

Hotel barge Caroline is a delightful family-friendly barge for a group of 6 guests, with children especially welcome. With homely interiors she... Read more

JohannaOwner Operated

Johanna is a beautifully converted hotel barge for six guests cruising through the northern regions of Belgium and France. Available for charter or... Read more

EmmaOwner Operated

A delightfully presented barge, with distinctive arched windows and top quality fitments and furnishings throughout, Emma offers six guests superb... Read more

SaraphinaOwner Operated

A traditional Dutch barge from the late 1920's Saraphina has been delightfully converted to convey four guests on a graceful and relaxing cruise... Read more

AslaugOwner Operated

Aslaug is a handsome purpose-built and comprehensively equipped hotel barge that now offers cruises in two regions - along the river Marne in the... Read more

Style: 3* Smart - average price per person from 1,500 USD


Hotel barge Deborah is one of CroisiEurope's newest barges and offers smart and distinctive furnishings throughout her main deck and cabins. She... Read more


Anne-Marie cruises in Provence, a sun-soaked seven-day, six-night route along the Rhône and Petit Rhône rivers and the Canal Rhône à Sète... Read more


Smart, elegant and subtle decor make MS Madeleine one of CroisiEurope's most distinctive up-to-the-minute hotel barges. She has eleven double... Read more


Guided by decades of river cruise ship experience, Raymonde is one of CroisiEurope's fleet of five up-to-the-minute hotel barges. She has eleven... Read more


Brightly and colourfully decorated throughout, MS Jeanine is one of CroisiEurope's fleet of five up-to-the-minute hotel barges. She cruises in... Read more