Barge Cruises in France ~
wines, ancient history and a taste of Provence
the Rhône River and
some of the canals of France aboard a 12-passenger luxury barge-hotel
(7 days - 6 nights). Enjoy gourmet French cuisine and regional wines, and admire
the sun-drenched landscapes that inspired the great canvases of Paul Cézanne
and Vincent Van Gogh, while you glide along on your comfortable barge.
region is famous for sophisticated architecture dating back to the Romans. It
abounds with remnants of fortifications, arenas and aqueducts that continue to
amaze our modern engineers. As you cruise along, you'll see typical Provencal
tiled roofs, lavender fields and olive groves. You'll visit the famed
wine region of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the picturesque towns of Orange,
Avignon, Arles, and St Rémy plus the ancient
Roman ruins of Pont-du-Gard.
BARGE CRUISE ITINERARIES
(actual programs may vary)
Jean - Lyon||Mar
31 & Oct 27|
14 - Oct 13|
alternate weeks, cruises run in the reverse direction. All cruise routes are subject
to change without notice. Contact
us for detailed itineraries for the above routes.
with private bath (shower)
meals from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7
with lunch and dinner and bar drinks
tours and entrance fees as specified
transfers: 1) from your hotel to Gare de Lyon train station in Paris 2) first
class high-speed train from Paris Gare de Lyon, 3) local transfers to/from barge
in the south of France.
at Additional Cost
activities when available
and travel insurance
crew gratuities (suggested 5% of cruise price)
items not specifically listed under "Included" above
all can be set up as twin or double and have showers (12 passengers)
1 (upper deck): 12' 5" x 7' 2" Bathroom: 9' 4" x 4' 3"
2 - 6 (lower deck): 14' x 7' 4" Bathroom: 8' x 4' 6"
129 ft. x 17.5 ft.
and video in each cabin
has guest computer with Internet access and a Bose iPod docking station.
conditioning and central heating
barge can be chartered for groups. Various themes and dates can be arranged to
fit the specific interests of each group.