Canal Barges

European canal barges

European Hotel Barges

You can plan a slow paced cruising vacation on some of the most beautiful inland waterways in Europe, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the regional delicacies, culture and history of the regions we pass through.

A Voyage of Discovery Wherever You Choose to Cruise

Our cruises gently introduce you to some of Europe’s finest scenery, fascinating history and local culture – from the picturesque vineyards of Burgundy to the spectacular Scottish Highlands; from the sun-drenched waterways of the South of France to the beautiful Moselle in Germany; from the storybook Alsace region to the serenity of the Loire Valley. There are so many delightful waterways to be discovered – canals like the Briare, Nivernais, Burgundy and Canal du Midi in France; the Caledonian Canal in Scotland and the Bianco Canal in Italy; majestic rivers such as the Cher, Moselle, Shannon and Thames; and the more open waters of Loch Ness, the Etang de Thau and the Venetian Lagoon.

Enticing Excursions

Every hotel barge cruise in our collection includes daily excursions to some fascinating local places of interest - imposing citadels or elegant châteaux, colorful markets or renowned wine cellars, medieval hilltop villages or magnificent palaces and cathedrals.

canal barge helm


canal barge living space


canal barge deck


Vacation Planning

Please contact us for additional information on our power charter vacations and assistance in planning your dream getaway.