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Our delightful barge cruises in Europe gently introduce you to some magnificent scenery, fascinating history and local culture in a variety of interesting locations. Whether you’re looking to explore the picturesque vineyards of Burgundy, the spectacular Scottish Highlands, the sun-drenched waterways of the South of France or the storybook Alsace region, our barge cruises in Europe will never fail to impress.

Some vessels in our fleet are owned by us, while others are owned by experienced hotel barge operators who maintain similar standards. On board all of them you will glide serenely along waterways that pass through magnificent countryside and enjoy a range of fascinating local excursions. You will also have ample opportunity to indulge in delicious meals, fine wines and enjoy the comfortable accommodation. On our barge cruises in Europe, guests are always accompanied and pampered by an attentive crew, so you can be sure that you’ll want for nothing.

Gentle barge cruises in Europe offer the perfect opportunity to discover the very soul of each visited region. You’ll take in wonderful countryside, learn about historical treasures and meet many friendly, diverse people every step of the way. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life, hotel barge voyages allow you to travel in luxury without the strains of packing and unpacking, whilst enjoying a balanced blend of daily excursions and fascinating cruising.

We’re proud to offer some of the best boating experiences around, particularly for culture and nature lovers. In terms of destination, we’re confident that wherever you choose to cruise with European Waterways, we can promise a completely unforgettable experience. Live in ultimate luxury on our vessels, take part in tailor-made excursions and enjoy the very finest local cuisine. Barge cruises in Europe don’t get better than this.

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