French Waterways meets the Saint Louis hotel barge

  The Saint Louis hotel barge cruises the lesser known waterways of South West France, along the Canal de Garonne. This area is known for its history and beauty, and of course, the wines of St Emilion and Bordeaux. Your hosts on the Saint Louis are Peter and Wendy; they are Irish…

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Belmond Alouetter offers french-waterways.com

Offers, last minute discounts – Cruise in France

Book now for last minute offers and 2017 prices for next year. Choose a super boat to suit your party and treat yourself to a gorgeous French cruise at excellent last minute prices. Click on all the links below to see boat details and make an enquiry. 1. Hotel Barge…

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Nivernais canal boat hire base

Nivernais need to know

The Canal du Nivernais  ranks as one of Burgundy’s best-kept secrets and remains undiscovered by many hotel barge cruisers. Yet the 174km of gliding canal take you through some of the loveliest countryside in central France with plenty of surprises on the way. Get ready to discover medieval villages, centuries-old…

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Five stars on a Hotel Barge

How can luxury possibly work on a hotel barge? (Or even fit under this bridge?) Take an ex-commercial Dutch or Fressinet barge, or build a brand new one. You’ll need to fit spacious cabins, with twin or double beds, hanging and storage space, a writing desk and chairs. Each will…

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Le Boat’s New Year Offers – deadline 31 January

See the fleet Send an enquiry Fantastic discounts are available for bookings confirmed by 31 January: March, April* & May, all regions: 15% off all boats for 3 nights minimum except for Royal Mystique, Mystique and the Horizon range *(8th – 17th April 10% only) Family discount 5% off for…

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