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Despite the growing popularity of cruising, especially on large river vessels, hotel barging is still a little known niche concept.

Cruises in Italy

Our cruises around Italy will let you discover that country’s hidden beauty!

Cruises in Alsace & Lorraine

In the Summer and Autumn, hotel barge Panache cruises the beautiful waterways of Alsace

The Lock-Keeper Blog

Barging and Biking – Take to the Towpath in 2020

New E-Bikes, Upgraded Maps, Stunning Cycling Routes... It's time to take to the towpath and see what you can find! Read More

Guest Post – Cruising to the Château de Commarin with European Waterways

A historic jaunt to a countryside château in the company of a count... oh and there's falconry too! Read More

The Top 5 Things to Do in Strasbourg During a Barge Holiday in France

Perhaps you've found yourself in Alsace for the weekend? Here's the top five things you should do while you're there! Read More

In the Press

Der gute Geist der Highlands

Auf einer 6-tägigen Kreuzfahrt an Bord der Luxus-Hotelbarge Spirit of Scotland besuchte O. Schmidt die schönsten Sehenswürdigkeiten Schottlands. Read More

Tiptoe Through the Tulips on a Holland Cruise

Mix a handful of Americans, a couple of Brits, and a pinch of an Australian. Put them aboard a canal cruise flowing around Holland for several days, add some interesting excursions along the way, and feed them glorious food all day and night. What do you have? A fabulous cultural vacation in a European country with lots of sights, laughter, and good food. Read More

Thames barging: signing on with the Magna Carta

Barge cruising is the absolute antithesis of today’s 5,000-passenger cruise ship experiences. Read More

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