A historic converted cargo barge, from April to October Serenity offers cruises in France's beautiful Champagne region.


Our all-inclusive cruises include daily tour guide led excursions, all meals, all drinks onboard  and transport to/from Paris.


And with three ensuite bedrooms, large lounge and spacious sun deck, you'll find everything you'd expect from a small family run hotel.

Idyllic cruising in champagne

Make your next holiday exceptional

Book your cabin -

5 or 6 night cruises

Cruising at around 6km/h, Serenity is in no hurry, giving you the opportunity to truly get away from it all. 


Daily excursions introduce you to the best of this wonderful part of France - vineyards, charming villages, champagne cellars, atmospheric markets and sparkling cities.

From €2,600 pp

2 day mini cruise - 

a taste of champagne

A perfect introduction to both the champagne region and barge cruising.  


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. 

From €1,093 pp


During your cruise you'll enjoy the things France is world-famous for; stunning chateaux, fresh food markets, delicious patisseries, charming quaint villages, grand gothic cathedrals, flavourful cheeses, fine wines and gourmet dining at Michelin star restaurants ......all without the tourist crowds.   

Whether you are meeting a passionate 5th generation winemaker, visiting the historic city of Reims or exploring a privately owned 18th century chateau, you'll meet local people and enjoy authentic expereiences.   

discover the 'real' france

Why choose Serenity for your cruise?


From the very first email, you're talking to the team who'll welcome you aboard

Individual cabins anytime

If you're travelling as a couple you can book a cabin on sailings throughout the season

Affordable barge cruising

Choose boutique comfort over 5* luxury and save €€€€s compared to other barges

Champagne region locals

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

A warm welcome....

Serenity Barge is the culmination of a long held dream - allowing us to indulge our love of travel, food, wine and meeting people.  Each summer we love introducing you to local winemakers, showing you the sights and sharing our favourite restaurants.  Our approach is old-fashioned Kiwi hospitality - we hope you arrive as guests and depart as friends.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard soon.

Graeme and Claire

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