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  • What is Barge Cruising? Jump aboard!

    Countless canals and rivers weave in and out of Europe, passing through medieval towns, fortified cities and old villages, all often surrounded by spectacular scenery. This intricate lacework of waterways staked countries such as France, Scotland and Germany in the map for leisurely barge cruising, and opened up a wh... Read More »

  • Cruising the Loire: What to See along the River of Kings

    The Loire River is the longest river in France, stretching at a great length of 1,012 kilometres and piercing six departments to which it has given its name before emptying into the Bay of Bicay at Saint-Nazaire. Cruising the Loire actually means tracing century-old trade routes. It was one of the main waterways of... Read More »

  • Canal du Midi: A Voyage Back in Time

    Running from the blushing rose city of Toulouse all the way down to the Mediterranean coastal town of Sète, the 240-kilometre Canal du Midi is one of the most extraordinary feats of civil engineering in modern times and remains the key inland waterway in Southern France today. It’s funny to think that when the ide... Read More »

  • 6 Must-See Sights while Barging through Burgundy

    If exploring quaint villages, old town squares and ancient castles punctuating lush landscape is high in your to-do list, Burgundy will surely captivate you. With colourful history, gorgeous countryside and architectural heritage dating as far back as the Gallo-Roman and Celtic times, this intriguing French region de... Read More »

  • 8 things to consider before booking a barge cruise

    Lunch on-board Belmond Amaryllis Planning a holiday can be a challenging experience, especially if you are anything like us and seek a perfect and, above-all, memorable getaway. If you are reading this then you are at the very least  contemplating a cruise. But we know that a dozen other questions are going throu... Read More »

  • Top reasons to cruise Europe aboard a barge

    Ever wondered why people come back from a cruise raving over it? If you are amongst those considering whether or not to take the plunge (perhaps not literally though), trust the experts and read Barge Travel Connection’s reasons why you should - aboard a charming hotel barge. DISCOVER AMAZING DESTINATIONS What ... Read More »

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