European Waterways is making the 2016 season a special occasion by offering up to $12,000 off select whole boat charter prices and up to $2500 off per cabin on select hotel barges and cruises. The charter offers apply to vessels that include Panache in Alsace-Lorraine throughout July and August, the Anjodi on the Canal du Midi in May, June and August, and L’Impressionniste in Burgundy, among others. They must be booked by 29 March 2016 to qualify.
“More and more people are discovering the unique experience of a luxury hotel barge cruise through the scenic countryside of Europe,” said Derek Banks, Managing Director of European Waterways. “There are so many wonderful cruising regions to choose from in our program and our specials make these vacations even more attractive.”
The stylish 12-passenger Panache hotel barge cruises through the storybook settings of the Alsace-Lorraine region of France, famous for its Baroque, Gothic and Romanesque architecture. It is offering $12,000 off the full-boat charter price for its 29 May departure, as well as for all departures in July and August. Panache is also offering $2500 off per cabin for select departures in April and May, and waiving single supplement fees for select departures in April.
Further south, the eight-passenger Anjodi, which cruises the Canal du Midi, is offering $8000 off the full-boat charter prices for select departures in May, June and August. It is also offering $1250 off per cabin for select departures in June through August. Anjodi’s passengers will enjoy distant views of the Pyrenées during their cruise, as well as pass through the Malpas tunnel, the world’s oldest. The vessel is also waiving single supplement fees for select departures in June.
The light and airy 12-passenger L’Impressionniste is offering $12,000 off full-boat charters for select departures in May, July and August. It is also offering $2500 off per cabin for select departures in April and May and waiving single supplement fees for select departures in April and May. The vessel, which cruises the Burgundy Canal past medieval hilltop châteaux, is the perfect choice for fine wine and food lovers.
The eight-passenger Rosa hotel barge is offering $8000 off full-boat charter prices on select departures from April through July. It is also offering $2500 off per cabin for select departures in April and June, as well as $1250 off per cabin for select departures in July. Highlights on this traditional Dutch ‘clipper’ vessel on the Canal de Garonne include a crossing of the 300-metre long Pont du Cacor aqueduct and a visit to the abbey at Moissac, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.