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BESPOKE BARGE CRUISES

THROUGH THE HEART OF FRANCE

All-inclusive barge cruises through France's beautiful Champagne region with daily tour guide led excursions and restaurant dining, this is.....

cruising without the crowds

Maximum 6 guests

Just three guest cabins, means personalised service and exclusive experiences.

Bespoke itinerary

Choose from a range of excursion options each day showcasing the best of our region

All-inclusive

Our crew take care of everything from the moment we pick you up - just sit back and relax

Gourmet fare

From BBQs aboard to Michelin star dining, indulge in a journey of culinary delights

Owner-operators

From first email to fond farewells, we're personally involved in every aspect of your cruise

Book a cabin on the barge

If you're travelling as a couple or with a friend, you can join one of our six night barge cruises throughout the summer. Be the first to book for a departure date and you get to choose the daily excursions option.

The barge cruising on the river towards a bridge
Barge cruise guests tasting champagne overlooking the vineyards on a n excursion

Charter the barge for a private cruise

Get together with friends or family for a holiday to remember with a private charter barge cruise, perfect for celebrating a special birthday or anniversary​. ​With just your group aboard, together we design a bespoke itinerary of excursions to suit you - giving you the ability to create your perfect trip.

Short on time? - book a one or two day barge cruise

Our mini barge cruises are just one or two days - perfect as a side trip from Paris or a weekend break. You'll discover the peace and serenity of cruising along the canal, as well as exploring the cellars of a world famous champagne house, seeing the region's beautiful vineyards and visiting a boutique family run winery.

Champagne welcome at the start of your barge cruise
“We thoroughly enjoyed our time on Serenity Barge gliding along the river through the Champagne region of France. Our hosts, Claire and Graham, did everything they could do to cater to our wishes. The dinners they arranged for us were delicious. The outings were informative and tailored to our preferences. Salt and Pepper, the cats added a personal touch. Watching Claire expertly maneuver the locks was an adventure in itself. When it came to being pampered, imagine lazing in a hot tub and sipping champagne produced from the vines surrounding you. Ahh, this was the life. Viva la France!.”
Karl and Sharon
July 2019

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Serenity barge cruising along he tree lined canal