Experience France from a new perspective - along the canals and rivers from the unique vantage point of a barge cruise! Enjoy luxury and gourmet, locally sourced food as you travel through seldom visited regions and really get to know the regions on these slow and relaxing cruises. Great views, visits to historic sites, and an intimate atmosphere await on your French barge cruise. Contact our European cruise specialists when you're ready to start planning your barge cruise of France!
Barge Cruising in France
No country does barge cruising better than France! France was one of the main destinations where the art and experience of barge cruising was pioneered.No matter where you want to explore in France, there is a barge cruise destination for you - Canal du Midi, Alsace-Lorraine, Burgundy, Champagne, and even Paris.
Relax with the slower pace of the barge cruises as you navigate canals built over a hundred years ago as major arteries through France.
Along the way, you will certainly stop in the vineyards that speckle the countryside which have given France its reputation, and have plenty of opportunities to sample the local gourmet cuisine.
Barge cruises are a great way to get to know the local culture as well as you stop in small towns and villages and meet the locals.
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