3 Night Luxury Cruises Now On Offer
Barge Travel Connection (BTC), Australia’s leading specialist in barge canal cruising, is pleased to offer a range of three-night luxury barge cruises in two of France’s most stunning regions, Burgundy and Alsace.
Choose from three hotel barges belonging to either Luxe Class or Ultra Luxury Class, with cruise routes that include destinations such as Dijon and Beaune in Burgundy, and Saverne and Strasbourg in Alsace. The Luxe Class barges feature junior suites or large en suite cabins and spa pools. The top-of-the-line Ultra Luxury Class barges, meanwhile, raise the opulence bar further to include one or more dinners in Michelin-starred restaurants. Plenty of opportunities for wine tastings and gastronomic highlights are included in each cruise’s itinerary and since barge cruises proceed in a leisurely pace, guests have enough time to immerse in the local culture and take in the stunning scenes characteristic of the cruise routes.
- Belmond Amaryllis (Ultra Luxury)
Departure Dates: October 21 & 24
Cruise from Fragnes to St Leger and enjoy a leisurely time drifting on the Canal du Centre through beautiful French countryside, or from Dijon to Suerre and learn about the historic Ducal Palace and magnificent Clos de Vougeot, the heart of the Burgundian wine tradition.
- Belmond Hirondelle (Luxe)
Departure Dates: July 8, 11 & 30, October 3
Explore the charming town of Châlon-sur-Saône and the centuries-old Clos de Vougeot while cruising from Dole to Fragnes, or drift from Fragnes to St Leger and make the most of France’s rustic landscape by cycling or walking along picturesque towpaths.
- Belmond Lilas (Ultra Luxury)
Departure Dates: July 1 & 4
Journey from elegant city of Strasbourg to the riveting town of Saverne, ancestral home of the counts of Rohan, or from Saverne to Arzviller where Chateau Lutzelbourg, a medieval ruin above the town of Ottrott, awaits to dazzle travellers with breath-taking mountain panoramas.
Barge cruises are all-inclusive affairs, complete with accommodation, transfers, meals and daily excursions. Unwind aboard an elegant hotel barge as it makes its way through timeless canals and rivers, bringing majestic castles, centuries-old villages and the continent’s most stunning landscapes within reach. Sit back, relax and let our expert crew take care of everything.