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A visit to Belleau Wood & Château-Thierry

A visit to Belleau Wood & Château-Thierry

The most poignant stops on our barge cruises in France are the visits to the WW1 battlefield and memorial plus the Château-Thierry American monument.

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Faïencerie de Gien, the town and the pottery

Faïencerie de Gien, the town and the pottery

On our Upper Loire barge cruise we visit the famous tableware factory of the ‘Faïencerie de Gien’ as well as stroll the market town who plays host to it.

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Autumn on the Loire

Autumn on the Loire

In the blink of an eye another peak summer season has passed but with plenty of still to look forward to with an autumn on the Loire.

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The city, the countryside or both?

The city, the countryside or both?

City life, or countryside life is the dilemma, but on a C’est La Vie barge cruise why not enjoy both!

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A summer’s day on a barge cruise in France

A summer’s day on a barge cruise in France

In this blog we share with you through our wonderful client photos what a summer’s day on a barge cruise in France might look like.

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Sights & sounds on a barge cruise in France

Sights & sounds on a barge cruise in France

What is is actually like onboard a barge cruise in France? Well here are a few of the sights and sounds you can expect from a recent trip.

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Look a little closer

Look a little closer

We have all seen the photos of grand French chateaux and rolling vineyards but there is a treasure of sights to be found if you pause and look close enough.

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Anchors aweigh for a new season on the water

Anchors aweigh for a new season on the water

April 10th marked the start of our first charter of 2022 with a barge cruise in Burgundy. Here are a few photos and updates from the cruise.

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Château de Saint-Fargeau

Château de Saint-Fargeau

Château de Saint-Fargeau is packed with charm and character, providing a unique contrast to the more exuberant chateaux we visit on our barge cruises in France.

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Spring is on its way in France

Spring is on its way in France

After the long winter, and let’s face it a long couple of years, seeing the first signs of spring here in France is a welcome reminder what’s to come.

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