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A serene exploration of France's waterways

Relish every moment of your journey 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. Relax in stylish comfort and dine on sensational cuisine as you drift along picturesque riverbanks, then moor for tailor-made excursions. Our customised itineraries range from truffle hunting and go-karting to hot air ballooning and horse-riding.

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The Experience

The Experience

As your private cruise begins, toast your friends and family with a glass of exquisite champagne. Spend time reconnecting with loved ones, relaxing on deck as you soak up the views. Then head ashore together to discover the art of truffle hunting, go-karting or the secrets of Burgundy’s vineyards.

Accompany your chef to the market and pick out fresh produce for the evening’s dinner. Celebrate good times with your cherished companions and let your cares drift away.

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The Experience

The Experience

As your private cruise begins, toast your friends and family with a glass of exquisite champagne. Spend time reconnecting with loved ones, relaxing on deck as you soak up the views. Then head ashore together to discover the art of truffle hunting, go-karting or the secrets of Burgundy’s vineyards.

Accompany your chef to the market and pick out fresh produce for the evening’s dinner. Celebrate good times with your cherished companions and let your cares drift away.

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    Your Crew

    A home away from home

    On board you become a family. That’s why guests keep coming back—they feel like it’s a welcome home.

    The phenomenal sights might stay on your mind, but it’s the personal connections that stay in your heart. A convivial crew, including a captain, hosts and chef, are on hand round the clock to ensure every aspect of your voyage is exceptional.

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