Belmond Afloat, River Cruises, France
Collection of 7 luxury barges operating on several river routes with 2 to 6 cabins
All 6 night itineraries and inclusions are tailored to each client. Some barges are for private hire only, some can be booked per cabin.
Prices available on request.
One of the most luxurious and relaxing ways to explore the rivers and canals of France, aboard a beautifully appointed barge cruising at a stately pace through some of Europe’s most picturesque regions. Belmond’s vessels operate from April to October on a variety of routes through Languedoc-Rousillon, Burgundy, Provence, Franche-Comté and the Rhône. Sleeping from 4 to 12 guests, the seven ‘péniche-hôtels’ can be chartered by families or groups for sole use or booked on a cabin by cabin basis. Cruising in tandem is also possible for larger groups wishing to travel together.
The cabins aboard all the Belmond Afloat luxury barges have either an en-suite bathroom or shower room.
Luxury Barges & Journeys
Belmond Alouette sleeps 4 - private charter only - Carcassonne to Béziers
Belmond Fleur de Lys sleeps 6 - private charter or per cabin - Dijon to Vandenesse-En-Auxois
Belmond Amaryllis sleeps 8 - private charter only - Dijon to St-Léger
Belmond Hirondelle sleeps 8 - private charter or per cabin - Dole to St Leger
Belmond Lilas sleeps 8 - private charter only - Strasbourg to Arzviller
Belmond Pivoine sleeps 8 - private charter only - La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre to Châlons-en-Champagne
Belmond Napoléon sleeps 12 - for private charter or per cabin - Tain L'Hermitage to Avignon
Facilities & Services
Guests aboard any of the Belmond fleet will enjoy exceptional service, spacious accommodation, fine dining, superb wine, visit vineyards, chateaux, monasteries and pretty villages - and a completely tailor-made itinerary if booking a barge for private hire.
Weather & Seasons
Belmond barges travel the water-ways in central and southern France, so weather varies depending on your route on month of travel.
To be advised depending on your preferred route.
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