France is beautiful city of European continent and France is absolutely the ideal place for luxury barge cruising. It is the place for art, architecture, romance, culture, wine, and gourmet cuisine or ideal place for newly married couple. All of this can be yours while gently gliding down the river Seine through Paris and into Normandy, up the Rhone River through sun-drenched Provence, along the Canal de Bourgogne in rustic Burgundy. And don't forget the Loire Valley with its abundance of Renaissance chateaus, plus the regions of Alsace and Champagne. Here are present some world's best wineries, which are famous for taste and color.
On a luxury barge-hotel, you have a good chance of experiencing the local culture of country side of France region. The pace is slow and the distances covered by barge very short. Barge can navigate narrow man-made canals and get to places bigger river cruisers could never dream of reaching. Because of this, it is the perfect way to venture along less-traveled routes, deep into the countryside. Once there, you have lots of opportunities for strolls into the heart of quaint villages, where the smiling faces of the locals greet you like welcome visitors. Also common are the leisurely walks along the canal path and visits to small vineyards and taste his wine. You can visit a local market full of unusual items of countryside region.
You can set your own barge cruise route according to your schedule. You can cruise up river one week and come back the other way the next. Barges are typically small--4 to 12 passengers. These theme cruises--usually for private groups or families--can be organized to fit your very own needs and requirements. Wine, golf and bicycling are the most common theme barge cruises, but there are many others options also: chocolate and wine in Burgundy, art and painting in Provence, Mediterranean gardens in the south of France.
During your vacation staff of barge provides you the best cuisine service of France. The culinary experience is the heart and soul of a barge cruise which make your vacation more special or interesting. Special gourmet meals are prepared with fresh local and seasonal products by the onboard experienced chef every day. Delicious local wines with different colors are paired with your meals. One main thing in the menu is cheese that is always part of the every dish. Every effort is made to keep your taste buds happy all the time. On some of these barges bar drinks are even included in the package.