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Recent reviews

6-night all-inclusive gastronomic and champagne cruise in the Champagne region; discover Chateaux and explore the local patrimony

Merci, Merci, Merci! We cannot thank you enough for sharing the Marne River and its canal with us. Your gracious hospitality, friendship & efficient staff, (Heloise, Alix) Adam’s culinary skills & talent, Tom’s cruising skill & pride in caring for the barge! Deb & Olivier you both are wonderful hosts and it’s obvious that there is pride of ownership as we see all the attention to detail in every way. An amazing week with you and your crew, we will be back.     

M & E W NC, the United States

6-nights all-inclusive large group cruise on the Rhone River through Provence and Camargue

Dear fabulous crew, a million mercis for an unforgettable week! Despite the days of rain we would do it all over again. We love you all!

Sue and Mike Jones, the United States

3 to 6-nigh all-inclusive discovery cruise on the Canal du Midi! Experience Occitanie region and traditions in a unique way!

Emily, Finnegan and Barry. I love staying on your barge!!! Thank you Emily and Finn for teaching me lots of new things about cooking!!! I loved this trip, thank you so much

Olive aged 10, England

Share your barge and river cruise with the world for free on Bookarivertrip.com, the global one-stop-shop for worldwide river trips & barge  cruises.

"This platform is built from the love for cruising the rivers on beautiful barges and wanting to share this unique experience. Before managing 'Book a river trip', I was active as a riverboat owner myself. I also listed my own cruise on this nice platform." Marc, manager at Bookarivertrip.com


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Book a river cruise and make your holiday unforgettable!

We believe that where you stay and what you do is part of your holiday experience, not just the destination. We are proud to share our unique selection of boats, ships, barges and yachts with you. They can be booked to make river cruises with a duration of a few days to 1 or 2 weeks. Each and every one of the barges and cruises we offer are unique and will surely contribute to an unforgettable holiday.

The options are endless. Ever thought of a river barge cruise in France, Germany or Holland? Each of these countries offers a wide variety of suitable river cruises. All taking place in some of the most beautiful and environmentally rich regions of these countries. Experiencing your holiday from the water, on your floating hotel, is nothing like anything you've ever done before.


Discover our river barge cruises in France

Pick your holiday destination region, book a river cruise and be welcome aboard! If you have any questions, special requests or need some customization, our personal cruise manager will help you directly. Your wishes are our pleasure.

River cruises Canal-du-Midi River cruises in the Burgundy Region


Why book with us?

We are specialized in river cruises and we offer the widest selection of amazing riverboat rentals around the world. At Bookarivertrip.com you're sure to find the largest variety of hand-picked river holiday cruises.

From wonderfully renovated traditional ships to the most modern and newly built barges. Each owner put together one or more cruise options. These will bring you to a new place every day. Discover the country’s countryside and historic cities while sleeping in the comfort of a very luxurious riverboat, or floating hotel.

Paying for your holiday is done via this website and is very simple and 100% safe. We offer a wide variety of payment methods per country. Furthermore, customer care is of paramount importance to us! That is why you will have one of our specialists available to customize your trip, answer your questions and make sure that what you want to book is what you will get. Only the best is enough.


Sailor Taylor Service

Choosing the right cruise can be quite a challenge, as it is something you probably haven't done that often before. Therefore, we offer our Sailor Taylor Service: tell us your needs and we will send you a handpicked selection of options.

 Just send a message to support@bookarivertrip.com or use our contact form and share your requirements with us: which dates, how many guests and the type of holiday you want to have (romantic, foody, cultural, adventurous, you name it!).

We look forward to find you the best river cruise possible for your next trip!


Some of our characteristics that make us different

* Really great support before, during and after your stay.
* We know river cruises (we ourselves live on riverboats) and love to share our experience.
* Pay in 2 terms, most owners offer a 36-64% payment scheme.
* Booking is easy, safe and simple - a great way to start your cruising holiday.
* Custom advise with our 'Sailor Taylor' service.

Thank you for your trust in us!
And wherever you go: we wish you an unforgettable cruise down the river!

Marc manager of book a river trip

Captain Marc

Manager Bookarivertrip.com

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Barge river cruise down the Ile de France, Champagne or Brie regions

Barge river cruise down the Ile de France, Champagne or Brie regions

Enjoy a river cruise through the Paris, Champagne or Brie regions on board one of our beautiful barges   It seems as though the whole of France was built according to its wonderful network of rivers. Experience this first hand in romance and style with an incredible cruise down one of her many waterways. As you leisurely float down these rivers, take in the picturesque scenery, the scrumptious food and wines, all while getting exclusive insights on the rich history of France. There are many rivers in France, with even more possible cruise routes to choose from. Below are just a few of the highlights of what you can experience on a luxury, multi-day cruise in the Ile de France & Paris, Champagne and Brie regions in France.       Possible barging Itineraries   Ile de France region - Seine River:  Paris – Les Andelys, Rouen, Honfleur, Caudebe-en-Caux, Vernon, Conflans-Sainte-Honorine   Our fabulous cruise along the Seine starts and ends in the City of Lights, join us, and celebrate all

Barging in France with a cruise down the Saône river in southern Burgundy

Barging in France with a cruise down the Saône river in southern Burgundy

Hop aboard! We're going barge cruising down the Saône river, the Burgundy Canal and fruther through the Southern Burgundy and Saône-et-Loire regions in France.   The Southern Burgundy and Saône-et-Loire regions belong to the most favorite ones of our team here at Bookarivertrip.com.  As the area produces some of the most prestigious wines in the world. But it’s not only the wine that draws visitors to the region. It's also the Michelin star restaurants of Dijon, the stunning landscapes of Franche-Comté and the medieval cities. They have witnessed the rise and fall of the Roman, Burgundian, and Frankish Empires. A trip to this region is therefor perfect for travellers who enjoy good food and wine, history and exploring quaint French towns.       Must do activities in the southern Burgundy region   Dijon Dijon is a fantastic place to visit with plenty of cafes, restaurants, museums, galleries and shops. Though it is a big city in this region it has managed to keep the friendliness found

Explore the heart of France by river barge in Northern and Southern Burgundy

Explore the heart of France by river barge in Northern and Southern Burgundy

Northern and southern Burgundy river barge cruises Burgundy is famous for its gorgeous countryside and historic French heritage. Exploring the rural scenery by boat is an amazing way to experience the surprising and various landscapes of Burgundy. Cruise along the many waterways and explore the region where nature and culture come together.   Northern Burgundy The Northern part of the region is defined by two rivers: the Loire and Yonne. But Northern Burgundy has much more to offer than these two stunning rivers! Read on to find out what..!   Get enchanted during a river cruise through the Burgundy region.   Canal de Briare The River Loire is being bridged by Canal de Briare. This canal bridge is surrounded by 72 lampposts and decorated pilasters and is since 1976 a protected monument. Canal de Briare ends in the city of Montargis. In this city, Canal de Briare, Canal du Loing, and Canal d’Orléans come together. Montargis is called the Venice of Gâtinais: the French region in which th