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  • Cruising in Central France
    The Upper Loire Region and Western Burgundy
    between Chatillon-sur-Loire and Montargis
    Burgundy and Upper Loire map
    (Click to enlarge)
    • 126 FEET LONG AND 16 FEET WIDE
    • 8 GUESTS
    • 4 CREW
    • 4 LUXURIOUS STATEROOMS (TWINS OR KINGSIZE DOUBLES) OF 220 SQ. FT., EACH WITH 60 SQ FT PRIVATE BATHROOM
    • FLAT SCREEN TV WITH SATELLITE CHANNELS IN ALL CABINS, PLUS
    • DVD AND CD PLAYER
    • ON-DECK HEATED JACUZZI
    • HIGH QUALITY TOURING BICYCLES
    • SEPARATE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE DINING AREAS
    • VIDEO AND BOOK LIBRARY
    • ON-BOARD INTERNET ACCESS
    • 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.

    2014 PRICES (USD) VALUE SEASON REGULAR SEASON
    Double/Twin Cabin p.p. (based on two people sharing) $6,350 $7,390
    Single Supplement $2,300 $2,700
    Charter for up to 6 guests $44,500 $50,800
    Charter for 7 guests $46,000 $52,900
    Charter for 8 guests $47,500 $55,000

    VALUE SEASON: March 30; April 06,13,20,27; July 13,20,27; August 03,10,17; October 05,12,19,26 2014
    REGULAR SEASON: May 04,11,18,25; June 01,08,15,22,29; July 06; August 24,31; September 07,14,21,28 2014



    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 for charter groups in 2014. Please contact us for itineraries, supplements, inclusions and availability:

    - Family Cruises (Charter only, no supplement)
    - Golf Cruises
    Includes 4 pre booked tee times and transfers to and from the clubs. (Available for all bookings. $500 supplement for players only)

    PICK-UP: Sunday 14:15 at the Westminster Hotel in Paris
    DROP-OFF: Saturday around midday at the Westminster Hotel in Paris
    Please note: Other pick-up and drop-off arrangements are available for charter groups.

    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