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 also the founding member of our fleet, embarking on her first cruises along the historic Canal du Midi 35 years ago.

Her beautiful 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, 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 eponymous chef on a voyage of culinary discovery through Southern France. Why not follow in his footsteps with a cruise along the Canal du Midi, a 330-year-old canal with UNESCO World Heritage status.

Cruise Highlights

  • Private wine tasting at the beautiful Château Pech-Celeyran
  • Cruise through the world’s oldest canal tunnel at Malpas
  • See the spectacular hilltop village of Minerve
  • 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


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Every aspect of this cruise was worth the price.

Dr Kurt Greenwall , Georgia

Communication with EW is easy and very professional.

Mrs Theresa Gonzalez , Obidos, Portugal

We received timely communications. Everything was as represented in the contract.

Mrs Jamie Winestone , Ramrod Key, Florida

It would have bee 5 except that the cabin size was so smaal ie dressing was difficulyt

Dr Eric Sheldon

This is not an inexpensive trip but worth every penny. The crew were helpful, friendly, efficient and always available without being in-your-face. ...

Ms Anne Casey , St-Même les Carrières, France

Not sure which purchase you refer to...

Ms Cindy Reese , Texas

We all loved the cruise, and really appreciated the lengths taken to lay on visits and activities that really suited the girls.

Mr Barry Stonham , St Neots

Fun crew who couldn't do enough for us. Superb meals and interesting excursions. Highly recommended.

Mrs Helen Leckie

Great trip - wonderful service

Mr Bruce Gordon

Very good excellent r Trip and experience

Mr Erik Eriksen , Adelaide

Crew delightful and food outstanding

Mrs Pauline Atkinson , Adelaide

Everything was Superb! Thank you to captain Laurent and his crew for a wonderful time!

Mr James Chapman , London

Excellent value. Genuinely appreciate the experience.

Mr John Dempsey , San Antonio, Texas

The boat was excellent but the crew were outstanding , probably our best holiday ever . The attention to detail and level of service...

Mr Nicholas Best , Steyning

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

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