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HOTEL BARGE CRUISES

HOTEL BARGE CRUISES

  HOTEL BARGE CRUISES Reviews of luxury hotel barges along the canals of Europe and Great Britain.   Anjodi – Canal du Midi Cruise in France   Magna Carta – River Thames Cruise in England   Savoir Faire – Tulip Time Cruise in Holland  

Savoir Faire Classic Holland Tulip Cruise Itinerary

Savoir Faire Classic Holland Tulip Cruise Itinerary

Savoir Faire Classic Holland Tulip Cruise Itinerary Haarlem to Haarlem Itinerary 2013 Sunday: Amsterdam to Haarlem – Moored Overnight in Haarlem Our driver collected us from a meeting point at an Amsterdam hotel at 2.30pm. Then we made the 30-minute drive to Savoir Faire which was moored in Haarlem. Once aboard Captain Chris Bennett welcomed […]

Savoir Faire Hotel Barge – Facts and Staterooms

Savoir Faire Hotel Barge – Facts and Staterooms

Savoir Faire Hotel Barge – Facts and Staterooms Savoir Faire is individually owned and operated by Captain Chris Bennett. Over the past 20 years Chris gained extensive experience on the waterways of England, France, Belgium and Holland, and then in 1999 started operating a successful hotel barge in Burgundy prior to Savoir Faire. Savoir Faire […]

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Savoir Faire Review

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Savoir Faire Review

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Savoir Faire Review A Little History – An Introduction to Hotel Barge Savoir Faire Savoir Faire… you’ve come a long way baby! Once upon a time a Belgian barge (built in 1932) named Etoile de Champagne started her working life transporting grain through Europe. During WWII she dutifully carried allied troops […]

Travel News: European Waterways Multi-Country Luxury Hotel Barge Cruise

Travel News: European Waterways Multi-Country Luxury Hotel Barge Cruise

Travel News: European Waterways Multi-Country Luxury Hotel Barge Cruise HOTEL BARGE OPERATOR EUROPEAN WATERWAYS OFFERS UNIQUE MULTI-COUNTRY ADVENTURES WITH “LONGER WATERWAYS JOURNEYS” Itineraries Feature Holland-to-France and Other Exciting Trans-Europe Cruises for 2013 For the upcoming cruising season, hotel barge operator European Waterways is highlighting its one-of-a-kind “Longer Waterways Journeys,” which are trans-regional  “voyages of exploration” […]

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Bottom Line and Value

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Bottom Line and Value

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Bottom Line and Value Bottom Line and Value While an all-inclusive cruise (food, accommodations, excursions, open bar, wine and beer with lunch and dinner) aboard Magna Carta can be had for a reasonable cost, the scenery along the River Thames is priceless. In our opinion, there isn’t […]

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Location and Shore Excursions

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Location and Shore Excursions

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Location and Shore Excursions Magna Carta’s typical 6-night/7-day itinerary takes passengers along England’s River Thames from Hampton Court to Henley-on-Thames, or vice versa. Unfortunatley, we were only aboard Magna Carta for 2-nights/3-days and so only had the pleasure to cruise from Henley to Windsor. We were delighted […]

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Food and Wine

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Food and Wine

  WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review – Food and Wine Food and Wine Magna Carta cruises are all-inclusive – all onboard meals (breakfast, two-course lunch, four-course dinner with British cheese board) served with both a British and European flair, Champagne, fine wines from around the world, beer, spirits, liquors, tea, coffee, bottled water […]

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review

WJ Tested: Luxury Barge Magna Carta Review An introduction to barge cruising on the River Thames and luxury barge Magna Carta. The River Thames flows 215 miles (346 km) in southern England from Thames Head in Gloucestershire to the Thames Estuary on the North Sea in Essex.  It is the longest river in England and […]

European Waterways Canal Barge Anjodi Review

European Waterways Canal Barge Anjodi Review

European Waterways Canal Barge Anjodi Review WJ Tested: Cruising the Canal du Midi in the South of France An introduction to barge cruising on the Canal du Midi and Anjodi: In the 17th century in the south of France, Pierre-Paul Riquet created a masterpiece.  His canvas stretched from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea…  Riquet […]

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