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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

Canal du Midi: a dazzling canal through the South of France

Canal du Midi: a dazzling canal through the South of France

Explore the South of France in a unique way by cruising Canal du Midi. This canal, designed and built by Pierre-Paul Riquet from 1662 until 1681, can be found on the Unesco world heritage list and for a good reason. The 240 km long canal starts in Étang de Thau, a hidden lagoon behind the port of Sète and ends in Toulouse, where it is connected to the Canal de Garonne. Since the opening of the canal in 1681, it can still be perceived as French civil engineering at its finest. The long canal contains 91 locks and several aqueducts where the canal crosses rivers.   This winding canal will take you from the Atlantic side of France to the Mediterranean side of the country. A boat trip on Canal du Midi is the perfect opportunity to explore the gorgeous, versatile and impressive region of France.    Enjoy France as you have never done before, at a relaxing pace during an unforgettable river trip.    France at its best Cruising Canal du Midi means that you will discover one of the most popul

Cruise the rivers of france aboard a luxury riverboat and experience the rhythm of nature in luxury

Cruise the rivers of france aboard a luxury riverboat and experience the rhythm of nature in luxury

When I say “River Trip”, many ideas might come to your mind   Following the course of a river on a bike, renting a small boat and cruising along the rivers and canals, or going onboard big river cruisers by renting a cabin; etc.   The holiday concept that we, Bookarivertrip.com, offer is way different. It is much more personalized and exclusive. It is closer to what is called “charter cruising” on the sea, and is basically a fully staffed river cruising, with the comfort of a 5-star hotel, along the best river spots in Europe. Read on and get the full experience!     Lets start by explaining you about the rivers   In Europe, thanks to our old political and economic history, waterways have been used for centuries for transport of goods and people across the continent. That is why the rivers and canals have been built and maintained for navigation. Being the reason why they have a very high standard in comparison with those of other continents.   Since 1910 their use has decreased and

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