Barge update

November 29, 2016

An Experience to Savour: Bouchard Père & Fils and Château de Beaune

If we had to single out just one excursion on our hotel barge tours as a once-in-a-lifetime experience, it would have to be the visit to the renowned Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils in Beaune, the pearl at the centre of our cruise aboard hotel barge L’Impressionniste in Burgundy.

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Château de Sully-sur-Loire: An Historic Fairytale Fortress for All the Family

Some of France’s most famous historic figures, as well as popular fairy-tales such as Beauty and the Beast and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, were linked with the romantic environs of France. On our family cruise aboard hotel barge Renaissance, the little ones will be thrilled to visit a real-life fairytale fortress – the Château de Sully-sur-Loire – while the grown-ups will discover its connection with ‘The Maid of Orleans’, Joan of Arc.

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A Land of Colour in the Spring

Holland is of course the tulip capital of the world, and Spring is the season when visitors see the tulips at their best, when the landscape comes alive with their brilliant and colorful displays.  Holland is also a dream destination for culture lovers, packed with world famous icons such as windmills, cheese markets, museums with renowned oil paintings by the Old Masters, and hand-made, painted pottery.

Wine and Cheese: A Very French Pairing

On any of our hotel barge cruises, one of the wonderful ways you get to experience the best of your cruising region is through the gastronomy. Our barge chefs and sommeliers know the characteristics of the local wines and cheeses they serve and how best to pair the two together.

Featured Video: Hotel Barge Enchanté 

Well, that’s about it for this issue of The Lock-Keeper. We hope that you’ve enjoyed it and the next one will be out soon with some more news, so we’ll see you then.