Classic yacht style amidst the vibrant colours of the south of France


Hotel Barge Anjodi

Anjodi is very much a hotel barge of the classic Dutch design and she has the honour of being the founding member of our fleet, embarking on her first cruises along the historic Canal du Midi 35 years ago.

Her well-planned interior makes the most of traditional materials such as African hardwoods and shining brass to create a warm onboard feel, reminiscent of a classic yacht.

The charming saloon is particularly welcoming, with its combination of richly-coloured wooden flooring, elegant French dining furniture and comfortable banquette seating, as well as a fully-stocked bar.

The four compact, cleverly-designed cabins, featuring hardwood panelling and brass portholes, have names evocative of the south of France such as Lavande and Basilic and offer a choice of twin or double-bedded accommodation, each with en suite facilities.

The spacious sundeck is shaded by an adjustable canopy and there are comfortable sun loungers and a spa pool to soak in with a glass of chilled white wine.

Anjodi is a very well-known hotel barge having achieved “film star” status some years ago following her many appearances in the television series Rick Stein’s French Odyssey, when she carried the renowned chef Rick Stein on a voyage of culinary discovery through Southern France. You too can follow in his footsteps with a cruise along the Canal du Midi, a 330-year-old canal with UNESCO World Heritage status.

Cruise Highlights

  • Visit to Pezenas, a village associated with the playwright Molière
  • Private wine tasting at the 14th century Château de Perdiguier
  • Cruise through the world’s oldest canal tunnel at Malpas
  • See the spectacular hilltop village of Minerve
  • Narbonne’s Archbishop’s Palace and colourful market
  • View the Pyrenees mountains across the vineyards and discover Cathar history
  • Tour Carcassonne – the most complete medieval fortified city in existence
  • Excellent towpath for walking and cycling
  • “Biking Plus” option available

Typical Cuisine & Wine


Regional Specialities

Noisette d’Agneau des Corbières en Croûte de Sel Sauce Romarin; Ragout de Calamars à la Provençale; Bouillabaisse
Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar

Domaine Gourgazaud, La Livinière, Minervois; Château les Voute-Gasparets, Corbières, Romain Pauc; Limoux Toques et Clochers, Chardonnay
Cheese Board

Cheese Board

Pélardon; Roquefort Papillon; Cathare au Chèvre; Tomme au Piment d’ Espelette



The rate was just a little steep and the sleeping accommodations and restrooms were a little tight.

Mr Barry Graves

Very good value for money, and a good varied programme between canal and nearby very interesting historical sites.

Sir Jeremy De Halpert

Great little barge. The AC needs work, it was either all cabins on or all cabins off! No individual control

Gen Robert Coffey

It was excellent and expensive.

Mr Sidney Koslow , Virginia, USA

Good value, good food and wine and of course cheese and excursions

Mr Frederik Muller , Canada



The week on Anjodi was a perfect balance of relaxation and exploring along the Canal du Midi and neighbouring cities. Steve our tour guide/...

Sue , Western Australia

Loved the barge. Sleeping accommodations were perfect. I was glad that there was air-conditioning. It made sleeping super comfortable. Plus,...

Ms Carol Cornbill , Brooklyn

Lovely cabin and comfortable air conditioning. Very homely feel on board.

Mrs Wendy Lockley , Switzerland

Deck Plan

First Class 8 Passengers 4 Crew More Details

2018 Cruise Rates

Single Supplement$1,700$1,900
Charter (Whole Barge)
Charter 6 passengers$32,600$37,200
Charter 7 passengers$33,800$38,600
Charter 8 passengers$35,000$40,000
Departure Dates (Sunday)RatesCruise Region
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22ValCanal du Midi
Apr 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27; Jun 3, 10, 17, 24; Jul 1, 8, 15RegCanal du Midi
Jul 22, 29; Aug 5, 12, 19ValCanal du Midi
Aug 26; Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30RegCanal du Midi
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28ValCanal du Midi

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