The following barges cruise in this area:
Belgium is often overlooked in favour of so-called
‘grander’ destinations, but there’s a
huge wealth of Belgian tradition, history, art
and culture that it would almost be a crime to
pass by without finding out more. It’s not just
waffles, chips and mayonnaise either! Our ultra-
luxurious hotel-barge and ‘pride of Belgium’,
the Golden Odyssey, will prove this to
you! So please, read on...
Where is it?
To the north-west of France,
Belgium lies between France and Holland.
What are the cruises like?
with marvellous surprises—take a horse-drawn
carriage ride around Bruges, ‘Cultural Capital of
, sample a gargantuan array of excellent
, feast on fine seafood
fresher than you’ve ever tasted before, visit art galleries, tapestry shops, antique dealers
, visit First
World War battlefields
, make a private visit to a 16th century Belgian farmhouse for a sumptuous
... the possibilities are endless, not to mention the museums, monuments,
fountains and wonderful barge
to guide you through this feast for the senses!
The ultra-luxurious Golden Odyssey
, cruising through the heart of Belgium (above right) is everything
you have ever dreamed about… grand, spacious cabins
with generous bathrooms be-decked with
solid authentic English fittings, including a large bath tub
. In addition to the central heating, the huge
salon has a beautiful wood-burning fire
, and plenty of space to relax. The large dining table is bedecked
each meal time with copious proofs of Tracey’s years of chefing. The huge sun deck and ondeck
heated pool (above right) completes this vision of luxury and barging decadence, based
in Ghent, Belgium.