Les Bateaux Belmond
EXPLORE FRANCE’S COUNTRY WATERWAYS
Relish every moment as you glide along on one of our seven luxurious barges
We make it a point of pride to ensure your every need is taken care of. Unwind in stylish comfort and dine on sensational French cuisine as you drift along picturesque riverbanks, then moor for tailor-made excursions. From truffle-hunting in Burgundy to hot air ballooning above châteaux and vineyards, be swept away by incomparable luxury river cruise itineraries that suit your unhurried pace.
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Welcome aboard Coquelicot
An illustration of savoir-vivre, our new indulgent barge captures the essence of a modern luxury river cruise.
Step aboard our new Art Nouveau refurbished boat and indulge in the finest amenities, opulent accommodations and sumptuous details. Watch the ever-changing landscapes of the French country waterways unfold and savour distinctive menus designed by Ruinart’s chef.
Hop off the boat to explore the world’s oldest champagne house, its vineyards and its secrets. With Coquelicot, anticipate a journey like no other.
Take a closer look at our selection of barges and showstopping destinations and book your unforgettable luxury cruise.
Alouette, Canal Du Midi
Survey panoramic views of the South of France from aboard our cosiest barge, Alouette, as it winds down the grand Canal du Midi. Stroll along with your private chef to the market in Béziers and pick out fresh ingredients for your tonight’s dinner.
Onboard Amaryllis, delve into the secrets of historic vineyards, villages and cities of Burgundy, drifting dreamily along the river Saône. On deck, reconnect with loved ones and relax as you soak up the views of the French country waterways.
By day, explore vineyards and quaint riverside towns as you glide through Sillery, Châlons-en-Champagne and Épernay on the finest luxury barge. By night, celebrate good times with your cherished companions from the comfort of the top deck and let your cares drift away.
Fleur de Lys, Burgundy
Head ashore to uncover the history of Burgundy’s Grands Crus, as you pass through the Ouch Valley. Ornate fabrics, four-poster beds and a grand piano await aboard Fleur de Lys, A Belmond Boat.
Onboard Lilas, A Belmond Boat, discover a region brimming with flavour and heritage on a luxurious cruise from Dijon to Saint-Léger. A decadent outdoor pool, sun-drenched landscape and fine living await.
Our majestic barge, Napoléon, is perfect to host you and your loved ones in grandeur. Anticipate lavish feasts, gourmet delicacies and sip iconic wines and cocktails on deck beneath a canopy of stars.
Named after the peony, Pivoine invites you to a world of sensory delight. Hop from vineyards to breweries to chateaux and sample local delicacies with a little help from our crew.
The Best of France
ALOUETTE: BÉZIERS TO CARCASSONNE
Explore Europe’s largest fortress in Carcassonne, the lively local markets in Narbonne and the time-honoured abbeys along the Canal du Midi.
COQUELICOT: SILLERY TO ÉPERNAY
Sail in style from Sillery and sink into a world of luxurious indulgence as you journey to Épernay, the jewel of the Champagne region.
ALOUETTE: CARCASSONNE TO BÉZIERS
Tour ruined castles and restored monasteries and enjoy exquisite wine tastings as Alouette spirits you through the wonders of the Canal du Midi.
AMARYILLIS: PONTAILLER TO SAINT-LÉGER
Enjoy historical tours, sumptuous wine tasting and visits to the local market. Glide through Burgundy in unrivalled style aboard this luxurious river cruise.
Wining and Dining
A unique Michelin-starred journey
Join our crew for an unforgettable gastronomic adventure aboard Napoléon, A Belmond Boat. A treat for you and your loved ones, this journey through the French country waterways will spirit you through the most revered restaurants of the Rhône region. Expect incredible fine dining experiences across the region, private tastings and effervescent moments with your fellow guests, bien sûr.Learn more
The Finest from the Vines
Journey through Burgundy and get a taste of the 33 Grand Cru vineyards in the region. As you enjoy the slower pace of life on the water, take exclusive tours of Châteaux and learn about the Grand Cru vines from a selection of trusted wine experts.Contact Us
The Finest from the Vines
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Explore in Depth
Privacy in Motion
Luxury travel by train and boat enjoys a starry legacy—recalling cinematic glamour, overflowing bubbles and peerless hedonism. From elegant private coupés aboard a 1920s carriage to spacious cabins on elegant river barges, which exclusive adventure will you choose?