Short & sweet barge cruises in France

Short & sweet barge cruises in France
Cest La Vie - Luxury Hotel Barge

We have all been facing significant upheaval in our lives over the last 24 months. Whilst times remain challenging we are looking hopefully at the spring and summer approaching. Having flexible travel arrangements may certainly help 2022 & 2023 trip planning so why not look at our 5-night barge cruises. 2022 is almost fully booked so plan ahead for 2023.

5-Night Barge Cruises

Our 5-night barge cruises in France are available throughout our 2022 and 2023 season.


Our 5-night Burgundy cruise takes you along the Burgundy canal where you will enjoy wine tasting in Chablis, sightseeing in the medieval town of Noyers, the Renaissance chateau of Ancy le Franc, built in 1542 and the Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay dating back to the 12th Century.

Burgundy barge cruise

Burgundy waterways

Upper Loire

The 5-night Upper Loire cruise still packs in a visit to the town of Montargis nicknamed “little Venice”, the town of Gien which is famous the world over for its splendid tableware, crossing over the Loire River at Briare on the “Pont Canal”, the Château of St Fargeau and finally wine tasting in Sancerre.

Montargis to Saint Florentin Cruise Route & Itinerary

Waterway from Montargis to Saint Florentin


Your 5 night cruise begins with a journey back in time to 1914 and the American monument above Chateau Thierry, the WWI battlefield and cemetery of Belleau Wood. A visit to la chocolatier Thibaut in Pierry will inspire you to think more about the artistry of chocolate making and with time to enjoy the city of Reims with its beautiful cathedral and remarkable history your 5 night cruise is nearly complete. the last thing missing is a visit to a champagne house and the family champagne house of Ployez Jacquemart will delight your taste buds.  

Chocolateries Thibaut stop on a barge cruise in France

Chocolaterie Thibaut Pierry

Dates & Pricing

To see our availability and pricing visit our 2022 calendar or 2023 calendar. Once you have a slot in mind, get in touch for more details. Hope to see you on a barge cruise soon!

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