Hotel barge cruises

This page is all about the hotel barges cruising on the inland water waters, canals and rivers including countries such as France, England and Holland.

The boats are listed alphabetically by country then the name of the barge, with links to their own respective web site. All of these boats are selected, tested and inspected by us before being published.

Here you have the best in barge cruise holidays.

Hotel barges in France

A list of French barges

C’est La Vie

Hotel barge C'est la Vie

An ultra-luxury 8 passenger hotel barge. amazing gourmet cuisine, 4 suites and a luxurious interior. There are two cruise routes, with Northern Burgundy and the Loire region. Website


Luciole barge

A 14 passenger hotel barge offering top quality service and experience. This boat navigates on the Canal du Nivernais and the river Yonne.


Charter hotel barge Magnolia

The very traditional style boat with a unique conversion. Maximum space and light throughout. The Home & Away charter hotel barge cruises on the Burgundy Canal near Dijon, 4 and 7 day cruises, half-board, full board and even self-catering. This barge adapts to all your wishes.  Check the hotel barge website


Charter barge Saroche

An ultra-luxury 6 passenger hotel barge, they have two cruise  routes , with the Burgundy or the Champagne region to choose from. Very specious cabins and sun-deck.

Saroche has a huge reputation and is the most respected flag ship. Check the barge website for Saroche

Wine & Water

Luxury hotel boat Wine & Water

This boat is a luxury 6 passenger hotel barge refitted in 2014.

Your captain “Max” is one of the most experienced bargees and he will be delighted to share with you the choice of two cruise routes, with Burgundy Dijon or the Jura Besaçon.

With a touch of indulgence in wine, this is a definite choice for connoisseurs.

More information about the cruises on their website


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