10 reasons River Cruisers will love a Barge Cruise

Taking a river cruise in Europe has become hugely popular in the last ten years, and for good reason. It’s an affordable, super-convenient way to travel and explore some of Europe’s most beautiful scenery and different cultures. What could be better than that? Well, have you considered a barge cruise? Serenity Barge cruises in France’s […]

10 quintessentially French experiences

Medieval style Chateau Pierrefonds - an excursion option on 14 night barge cruise

Some of these might seem a bit cliché at first glance but bear with me – as a visitor each of these experiences offers an insight to French culture, history and way of life……..And best of all you can tick off all of these on your cruise with us. 1. Visit a market Of course […]

Top tips for organising a charter barge cruise

Family group from Australia who booked a charter barge cruise

It really is the more the merrier when it comes to barge cruising, but planning a group trip can feel daunting, so here are my top tips… Plan ahead We all lead busy lives and trying to co-ordinate multiple people’s diaries is never going to be easy. But planning ahead, can make things a lot […]

6 myths about barge cruising

Busting myths about barge cruises

1. Barge cruises are super expensive Let’s be honest it’s a well-known fact that boats are expensive…and as barges only carry a handful of guests on each trip, your contribution to the annual maintenance costs, diesel costs etc. is always going to be higher than on a bigger boat carrying 100+ guests. But that being […]

Choosing when to cruise

Baby ducklings and their mother

Throughout the season there’s always something beautiful and unique to enjoy on your cruise. So whether you want to time your trip to coincide with a specific event/special date or you have the whole year to choose from, read on to find out what is special about each month. And since food is an important […]