European Waterways

European Waterways

We have been involved in all aspects of the hotel barge and travel industry for over 35 years including designing, building, owning and operating our fleet of luxury hotel barges. We have gradually refined our barge cruise holidays into unique travel experiences, which are just waiting to be discovered.

Our fully crewed, all inclusive luxury hotel barges cruise the inland waterways of nine European countries, along canals, rivers, lakes, lagoons and lochs, giving you the opportunity to experience life there from a truly unique perspective.

Our hotel barges are ideal for people looking for either an individual cruise with other like-minded people, or for those choosing a whole barge charter for a family or group of friends.

On your all-inclusive cruise, your ‘floating boutique hotel’ glides gently along while you relax and enjoy gourmet cuisine, fine wines and the company of fellow passengers. There will be guided tours to castles, chateaux, vineyards, markets and when you return to the barge, you can be sure our dedicated, professional crew will be there to look after you once more.

Ships

Enchante, Classic Canal du Midi ex Salleles d'Aude to Trebes

Departs 22 March 2020 from Salleles D'Aude, Aude, France on European Waterways onboard Enchante.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Salleles d'Aude to Trebes aboard Enchante.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Finesse, Classic Cruise in Burgundy ex St Julien sur Dheune to St Jean de Losne

Departs 22 March 2020 from St Julien, France on European Waterways onboard Finesse.
6 Night Cruise sailing from St Julien sur Dheune to St Jean de Losne aboard Finesse.

6 night cruise from Request Online

La Belle Epoque, Burgundy Cruise ex Venarey les Laumes to Tanlay

Departs 29 March 2020 from Venarey les Laumes, Burgundy, France on European Waterways onboard La Belle Epoque.
6 Night Cruise from Venarey les Laumes to Tanlay aboard La Belle Epoque.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Anjodi, Canal du Midi ex Le Somail to Marseillan

Departs 29 March 2020 from Le Somail on European Waterways onboard Anjodi.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Le Somail to Marseillan aboard Anjodi.

6 night cruise from Request Online

La Bella Vita, Italy Cruise ex Venice to Mantua

Departs 29 March 2020 from Venice, Italy on European Waterways onboard La Bella Vita.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Venice to Mantua aboard La Bella Vita.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Athos, Classic Canal du Midi ex Argeliers to Marseillan

Departs 29 March 2020 from Argeliers, Aude, France on European Waterways onboard Athos.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Argeliers to Marseillan aboard Athos.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Enchante, Classic Canal du Midi ex Salleles d'Aude to Trebes

Departs 29 March 2020 from Salleles D'Aude, Aude, France on European Waterways onboard Enchante.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Salleles d'Aude to Trebes aboard Enchante.

6 night cruise from Request Online

La Nouvelle Etoile, Classic Holland ex Haarlem Return

Departs 29 March 2020 from Haarlem, Netherlands on European Waterways onboard La Nouvelle Etoile.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Haarlem roundtrip aboard La Nouvelle Etoile.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Finesse, Classic Cruise in Burgundy ex St Julien sur Dheune to St Jean de Losne

Departs 29 March 2020 from St Julien, France on European Waterways onboard Finesse.
6 Night Cruise sailing from St Julien sur Dheune to St Jean de Losne aboard Finesse.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Panache, Classic Alsace & Lorraine Cruise ex Kraft to Niderviller

Departs 29 March 2020 from Kraft, France on European Waterways onboard Panache.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Kraft to Niderviller aboard Panache.

6 night cruise from Request Online

La Belle Epoque, Burgundy Cruise ex Venarey les Laumes to Tanlay

Departs 5 April 2020 from Venarey les Laumes, Burgundy, France on European Waterways onboard La Belle Epoque.
6 Night Cruise from Venarey les Laumes to Tanlay aboard La Belle Epoque.

6 night cruise from Request Online

L'Art de Vivre, Burgundy Cruise ex Auxerre to Chevroches

Departs 5 April 2020 from Auxerre, Burgundy, France on European Waterways onboard L'Art de Vivre.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Auxerre to Chevroces aboard L'Art de Vivre.

6 night cruise from Request Online

L'Impressionniste, Burgundy Cruise ex Fleurey Sur Ouche to Escommes

Departs 5 April 2020 from Fleurey sur Ouche, Burgundy, France on European Waterways onboard L'Impressionniste.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Fleurey Sur Ouche to Escommes aboard L'Impressionniste.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Anjodi, Canal du Midi ex Le Somail to Marseillan

Departs 5 April 2020 from Le Somail on European Waterways onboard Anjodi.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Le Somail to Marseillan aboard Anjodi.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Renaissance, Burgundy Cruise ex Montargis to Chatillon Sur Loire

Departs 5 April 2020 from Montargis, Loreiet, France on European Waterways onboard Renaissance.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Montargis to Chatillon Sur Loire aboard Renaissance.

6 night cruise from Request Online

La Bella Vita, Italy Cruise ex Venice to Mantua

Departs 5 April 2020 from Venice, Italy on European Waterways onboard La Bella Vita.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Venice to Mantua aboard La Bella Vita.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Scottish Highlander, Scotland Cruise ex Muirtown to Banavie

Departs 5 April 2020 from Muirtown, Scotland on European Waterways onboard Scottish Highlander.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Muirtown to Banavie aboard Scottish Highlander.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Magna Carta, England Cruise ex Hampton Court to Henley on Thames

Departs 5 April 2020 from Hampton Court, England on European Waterways onboard Magna Carta.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Hampton Court to Henley on Thames aboard Magna Carta.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Athos, Classic Canal du Midi ex Argeliers to Marseillan

Departs 5 April 2020 from Argeliers, Aude, France on European Waterways onboard Athos.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Argeliers to Marseillan aboard Athos.

6 night cruise from Request Online

Enchante, Classic Canal du Midi ex Salleles d'Aude to Trebes

Departs 5 April 2020 from Salleles D'Aude, Aude, France on European Waterways onboard Enchante.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Salleles d'Aude to Trebes aboard Enchante.

6 night cruise from Request Online

La Nouvelle Etoile, Classic Holland ex Haarlem Return

Departs 5 April 2020 from Haarlem, Netherlands on European Waterways onboard La Nouvelle Etoile.
6 Night Cruise sailing from Haarlem roundtrip aboard La Nouvelle Etoile.

6 night cruise from Request Online

The classic traditions of French and International Cuisine - an unforgettable highlight of your cruise. Our chefs are experienced culinary artists, whose gastronomic creations are often rated higher than top restaurants and cruise liners by our discerning clients.

Before you awaken each morning, a crew member has already been ashore to collect crisp breads, buttery croissants and a variety of fresh pastries. Together with the aroma of coffee, the day has just begun.

Lunch will be a colorful arrangement of salads, pates, savoury quiches and a selection of cheeses. Accompanied by an excellent choice from the hotel barge wine cellar, lunch is often enjoyed on the sun deck, perhaps while cruising.

Your chef supplements the vessel’s larder with fresh produce bought from lock-keepers' gardens or local markets and creates mouthwatering regional and national dishes which are only challenged in flavour by the delicious range of regional wines that are served aboard.

Dinner is the culinary highlight of each day. Served by candlelight, each course is a delicious creation, subtly complemented with fine wines and still and sparkling water. This really does feel like the Grand Finale to an amazing day of exploration and intrigue, cruising the old trading routes which stretch from the Mediterranean right across Europe.

Requests for vegetarian and special diets may be made the time of reservation.

Tipping

Any gratuities you wish to give are entirely at your discretion. For guidance only, our passengers normally tip between 5 and 10% of the cruise price if they are fully satisfied with the level of service.