Barge Travel Connection
Barge Travel Connection offers luxury, all-inclusive barge cruises in Europe including France, Belgium, England, Holland, Germany, Luxembourg, Ireland, Italy and Scotland. Our all-inclusive barging experience includes luxury accommodation in an en-suite cabin, gourmet meals paired with super wines and cheeses, excursions, local transfers and use of other barge facilities.
Themed cruises are also available for that can be customised based on your interests. From antique cruises in England to wine appreciation cruises in France, we offer something for each passenger.
France is one of the most well-known cruising destinations in Europe. Our barge cruises in France take you to some of Europe’s most beautiful scenery, rich history and diverse local culture. We offer cruises from the picturesque vineyards of Burgundy and Champagne to the sun-drenched region of Languedoc-Roussillon.
In Burgundy, visit the famed vineyards, lovely chateaux, historic towns, beautiful villages and local markets as you cruise along the enchanting Burgundy and Nivernais canals. Try some of the best wines in the world in world-renowned wineries and private cellars.
A classic cruise in the Champagne region takes you to the prominent Champagne houses, the stunning Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, tour of Reims, Hautvillers and Chateau-Thierry.
A cruise in Loire Valley takes you to the fabled chateaux of France including Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau d’Amboise, Chateau de Clos Luce, Chateau de Villandry and its gardens. Visit a trogologdyte village in Bourre and enjoy a private wine tasting session.
When you cruise to Provence, discover hilltop villages and Roman monuments in Avignon, Arles, Viviers, Nyons. Visit one of the most beautiful villages in France, Les Baux de Provence.
Experience a wonderful cruise along the sun-soaked Canal du Midi and explore the medieval city of Carcassonne, the towns and villages of Narbonne, Minerve, Pezenas and Lagrasse.
Discover the storybook villages and towns when you cruise in Alsace. Alsace is brimming with colourful half-timbered houses, riverside cafes and shops, beautiful villages and the famous Alsatian Wine Route.
You can also explore the heart of Paris with our barge cruise. Our Paris cruises take you to the well-loved sights and monuments of the French capital as your barge sail along the magnificent Seine River.
Our other France cruising destinations include the beautiful natural region of Camargue in Arles, the unspoiled Gascony and the historic Picardy.
Our barge cruises in Belgium take you to the beautiful cities of Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp. We also offer commemorative cruises from Bruges to Paris.
Holland is one of the best cruising destinations in Europe during spring. See the colourful tulips in full bloom at the Keukenhof Gardens, visit a local cheese farm in Gouda and explore the historic windmills in Zaanse Schans.
A cruise in Germany and Luxembourg takes you to the charming castle of Burg Eltz, the historic town of Trier and the wine village of Bernkastel. Your cruise ends in Luxembourg where you can visit its historic capital.
If you want a relaxing cruising experience, we also offer cruises in Ireland and Scotland. Both countries boast rolling hills, lush scenery, beautiful castles and breathtaking countryside.
If you want to experience the beautiful Italian architecture and culture, we offer a fabulous cruise on board La Bella Vita. Explore Roman monuments and sights as your barge slowly cruises along the charming canals of Venice and the River Po.
Experience the old world charm and beauty of England in one of our cruises on board Magna Carta. As your barge cruises along the beautiful River Thames past the royal palaces and abbeys, discover England’s rich history.
Consider us when planning and booking your cruising holiday in Europe.