Barge Black Friday Offers

November 22, 2017

A quick update to let you know that’ll we’ll be offering a ‘Black Friday’ 30% discount on whole barge charter prices for 6 night cruises aboard L’ImpressionnisteLa Belle Epoque and Spirit of Scotland when booked between 24th November and 30th November 2017. The offer will be available on the following departures only:

La Belle Epoque –             8th April 2018

L’Impressionniste –         22nd April 2018

Spirit of Scotland –          15th April 2018


That’s why we’re offering a 30% discounton whole barge charter prices for 6 night cruises aboard L’Impressioniste, La Belle Epoque and Spirit of Scotland when booked between 24thNovember and 30th November 2017.

Said discount is available for the 12 passenger barges La Belle Epoque and L’Impressionniste, departing to cruise Burgundy, France, on April 8th and April 22nd 2018. Or if you’d prefer the savage beauty of the Caledonian Canal then our newest addition to the fleet, 12 passenger, Spirit of Scotland is available at the discounted rate departing April 15th.


What’s Included?

This is an all-inclusive, exclusive affair for food lovers, oenophiles, whisky enthusiasts or just those looking for the break of a lifetime, and a bargain to boot.

2018 prices include: local transfers to and from the hotel barges, luxury accommodation, all meals and wines served on board, an extensively stocked open bar, excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary.

In addition to this, our guests will have full use of barge facilities, such as top of the range bicycles, a deck side spa pool and the services of a six member crew that includes an English-speaking guide and an on-board Master Chef.


Where will we cruise?

The deluxe La Belle Epoque hotel barge cruises the historic Burgundy Canal through some of the region’s most scenic countryside. Excursions include private tastings at several renowned Chablis vineyards, a visit to the village of Flavigny sur Ozerain, the setting for the movie Chocolat, and a visit to Noyers-sur-Serein, (think cobbled streets and quaint, timbered architecture.)

As well as the wine tasting excursions, L’Impressionniste offers a tour of Dijon and its sprawling market, a private gourmet lunch at the famed Château de Beaune, and a visit to Clos de Vougeot, home of the Chevaliers du Tastevinan exclusive fraternity that awards a special prized label to the finest Côte d‘Or vintages every year.


The elegant Spirit of Scotland is the company’s newest fleet member and cruises the postcard- perfect Caledonian Canal in Scotland.  It features a traditionally decorated whisky bar and saloon and spacious dining area, ideal for cosy dinners against the breathtaking backdrop of the rugged Scottish highlands.

Cruise highlights include a private tasting and tour of the Glen Ord whisky distillery and an excursion to Macbeth’s Cawdor Castle. The vessel cruises on numerous lochs that include Lochy, Oich, Dochfour and the renowned Loch Ness, where if you’re lucky, you might spot “Nessie”.