' RENAISSANCE '

 
Cruising in Central France
The Upper Loire Region and Western Burgundy
between Chatillon-sur-Loire and Montargis

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RENAISSANCE Barge
  • 128 FEET LONG AND 16 FEET WIDE
  • 8 GUESTS
  • 5 CREW
  • 4 LUXURIOUS STATEROOMS (TWINS OR KINGSIZE DOUBLES) OF APPROX. 260 SQFT. EACH INC. PRIVATE BATHROOM
  • FLAT SCREEN TV WITH SATELLITE CHANNELS IN ALL CABINS
  • DVD AND CD PLAYER
  • ON-DECK HEATED JACUZZI
  • 8 HIGH QUALITY TOURING BICYCLES
  • SEPARATE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE DINING AREAS
  • VIDEO AND BOOK LIBRARY
  • WI-FI (SUBJECT TO LOCAL RECEPTION)
  • HIGH QUALITY BOSE CD SOUND SYSTEM
  • FULLY AIR CONDITIONED, WITH INDIVIDUAL CLIMATE CONTROL IN EACH CABIN
  • CENTRAL HEATING (EVEN AN ATMOSPHERIC OPEN GAS FIRE IN THE LOUNGE)
Renaissance has truly earnt her reputation as one of the most luxurious of the hotel barges on the rivers and canals of France. She has been fitted out with the comfort of her passengers as highest priority, and this has never failed to impress all who have cruised on her. She has a beautifully floored forward deck with a roof extension for dining al fresco, a large guest-friendly wheelhouse, plush staterooms with new beds, furniture and recently fitted bathrooms.
Renaissance is able to offer her guests TV and music players in all cabins. There is also on-board internet access, should you need to stay in touch with people or world events whilst on vacation.
In keeping with its tradition over the years, the Renaissance has engaged an outstanding, experienced crew that will continue to shower care and attention on their guests during a fabulous cruise week in this gloriously tranquil Upper Loire region. Often referred to as ‘The Garden of France’, this cruise offers lovely countryside and interesting towns and villages with some superb excursions to local chateaux and similar along the way.

2016 PRICES (USD) VALUE SEASON REGULAR SEASON
Double/Twin Cabin p.p. (based on two people sharing) $ 6650 $ 7690
Single supplement $ 2400 $ 2800
Charter for up to 6 guests $46500 $52800
Charter for up to 7 guests $48000 $55000
Charter for up to 8 guests $49500 $57200

VALUE SEASON DATES: April 10,17,24; July 24,31; August 07,14,21; October 09,16,23 2016
REGULAR SEASON DATES: May 01,08,15,22,29; June 05,12,19,26; July 03,10,17; August 28; September 04,11,18,25; October 02 2016



2017 PRICES (USD) VALUE SEASON REGULAR SEASON
Double/Twin Cabin p.p. (based on two people sharing) $ 6650 $ 7690
Single supplement $ 2400 $ 2800
Charter for up to 6 guests $46500 $52800
Charter for up to 7 guests $48000 $55000
Charter for up to 8 guests $49500 $57200

VALUE SEASON DATES: April 09,16,23; July 23,30; August 06,13,20; October 08,15,22 2017
REGULAR SEASON DATES: April 30; May 07,14,21,28; June 04,11,18,25; July 02,09,16; August 27; September 03,10,17,24; October 01 2017



Cruise highlights may include:

Guided tour of ancient Moret-sur-Loing, home of Impressionist Alfred Sisley
Discover the wines of the Sancerre region
The beautifully restored chateau at Sully-sur-Loire
The medieval re-enactment of the building of an entire castle by hand at Guedelon

The Renaissance is pleased to be able to offer the following special interest and theme cruises in 2017. Please contact us for itineraries, supplements, inclusions and availability:

- Family Cruises (Charter only, no supplement)
- Golf Cruises (All bookings, $600 supplement per player)
Includes 4 pre booked tee times and transfers to and from the clubs
- Wine appreciation (Charter only, $4000 supplement)
Includes upgrade of all wines served on board and the services of a professional Wine Guide

For cabin bookings:
PICK-UP: Sunday, 14:15 at the Westminster Hotel in Paris
DROP-OFF: Saturday, around 12:00 at the Westminster Hotel in Paris

For charter bookings:
PICK-UP: Sunday, 14:15 at one chosen location in Paris OR after 16:00 at a TGV station close to the cruise route
DROP-OFF: Saturday, around 12:00 at one chosen location in Paris OR by 10:00 at a TGV station close to the cruise route

CRUISES START ON A SUNDAY AND END ON THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY

TO CONTACT US
Phone: +33 561 59 20 07, Fax: +33 561 59 23 54
Phone (Toll-Free from USA + Canada): 1-800-688-0245
Email: info@bargecompany.com
Web: www.bargecompany.com

The Barge Cruise Company Ltd, 2 Allée de Castelnouvel, 31490 Léguevin
FRANCE