AFLOAT IN FRANCE
Imagine a sumptuous, floating inn with its own personality, gracious ambiance, and elegant charm….drift back in time along the scenic canals of France through magical places, ancient towns, castles, and vineyards….explore the verdant French countryside, head off for the morning on a bicycle to visit the local market, take a hot-air balloon flight over the charming villages….enjoy the sumptuous meals which feature regional cuisine and wines….a luxury minibus and personal guide will accompany you on daily excursions to renowned vineyards, architectural landmarks, and even private homes….sample the fruits of the season as you meander the world-renown Burgundy vineyards….select from five different hotel barges in four different regions of France.
de Lys : An impeccably appointed, luxurious
hotel barge which accommodates a maximum of six guests in three double
staterooms, featuring canopied beds, en suite bathrooms with twin basins,
and bathtubs. The richly furnished salon and separate dining room have
large windows that open well above the water line. Also features a heated
swimming pool and air-conditioning.
Amaryllis : The four spacious (240 sq. ft.) staterooms are meticoulously decorated
in traditional style with a mixture of contemporary and antique furniture.
The separate formal dining room features a stunning trompe l’œil
wall mural flatware by Christofle & china by Villeroy & Bosch.
Also features a heated swimming pool and air-conditioning.
Napoléon : Europe’s finest river cruiser, combining all the amenities of a luxury hotel with the friendly atmosphere of a country inn. Features
six luxurious staterooms with en suite bathrooms with showers, large
picture windows, and air-conditioning. The upper deck has a conopied
dining area, sundeck with loungers, and exercise equipment.
Hirondelle & Aloutette : These two barges often cruise together along some of Europe’s
most tranquil waterways. Four staterooms on the Hirondelle and three
staterooms on the Alouette allow for a large family or group of friends
to travel together. The staterooms are beautifully appointed and have
en suite bathrooms with showers.
*Room upgrades are not guaranteed and based upon availability at time of check-in.
FOR INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS, CALL : 800.952.8116 - FAX: 310.275.2773