Cruise holidays

Mayenne River cruises

Written by on December 17, 2014 in Cruise holidays
Mayenne River cruises

The Mayenne River offers 200km of waterways to discover the rich heritage and picturesque countryside of the Pays de le la Loire. A perfect cruise location for nature lovers, famous for its locks, each of which has its own charm and character – the bakery lock where you’ll find an explanation of the history of […]

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Alsace River Cruise with CroisiEurope

Written by on September 8, 2014 in Cruise holidays
Alsace River Cruise with CroisiEurope

Fabulous castles, picturesque countryside, rolling vineyards, medieval towns and magnificent cities, an Alsace river cruise is a great way to discover this beautiful region. Waterways framed by mountains and forests, floating along scenic and tranquil waterways, Reza Amirinia takes an all inclusive Alsace river cruise and falls in love with the adventure of new places, […]

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A cruise on the Canal du Rhone to Sete

Written by on August 12, 2014 in Cruise holidays
A cruise on the Canal du Rhone to Sete

A cruise on the beautiful Canal du Rhone is to float deep into the heart of France, a chance to experience the famous nature reserves of the Camargue, a tranquil break that takes in several key destinations on the Rhone to Sète route… I always dreamed about living on a houseboat and a boat trip […]

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Canal du Midi France

Canal du Midi France

The 300 year old Canal du Midi (241KM long) is a UNESCO World Heritage site and connects the Garonne River to the Thau Lagoon on the Mediterranean. Together with the 193 km long Canal de Garonne, the Canal du Midi forms the Canal des Deux Mers – joining the Atlantic Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. Hugging […]

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Life in the slow lane – Paris to Honfleur by boat

Written by on May 27, 2014 in Cruise holidays
Life in the slow lane – Paris to Honfleur by boat

Early on a Friday evening, I arrived in Paris at Gare du Nord, hopped in a taxi and 30 minutes later embarked on the MS Boticelli river boat which was moored along the Seine, right by the Eiffel Tower. I was there to take a five day, four night voyage with CroisiEurope on the Seine, […]

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Burgundy barge cruise experience

Written by on May 5, 2014 in Burgundy, Cruise holidays
Burgundy barge cruise experience

Barging holidays in France have increased enormously in popularity over the last few years; Janine Marsh goes boating on the beautiful Burgundy Canal and discovers a world of wine, gastronomy, luxury, lush landscapes, fairytale castles and a whole lot more… Burgundy is one of the lushest regions of France, rich in architecture, culture, art and […]

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CroisiEurope – barge and river boat cruise success story

Written by on April 16, 2014 in Cruise holidays
CroisiEurope – barge and river boat cruise success story

Over the years, I’ve come to appreciate the deliberate pace of French weddings and baptisms, even when I’m clearly the American outsider. If you’re patient, after all the formal speeches, blessings and champagne toasts, you can meet enough people and hear enough tales to feel like you really do know the family. Even when it’s […]

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Cruise First Timer in France

Written by on March 17, 2014 in Cruise holidays, My French Life
Cruise First Timer in France

In just a few short weeks time I’m off on a cruise. Strike that – I’m off on two cruises. Despite the fact that I’m a travel writer and have visited many countries of the world – I have a confession, I am a cruise first timer! For me France will be the birthing pool […]

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Barge Cruising in Burgundy

Written by on March 13, 2014 in Burgundy, Cruise holidays
Barge Cruising in Burgundy

Ahh Burgundy! – The thought of this famed French region springs to mind historic towns, enchanting wine villages, cultural treasures, gorgeous rolling countryside, replete with breathtaking vineyards and of course wine! Barge Cruising in Burgundy The term barge brings to mind a different annotation, associated with that of working vessels used for transporting freight. The […]

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Four fabulous Ways to Experience Burgundy France

Written by on December 18, 2013 in Burgundy, Cruise holidays
Four fabulous Ways to Experience Burgundy France

Burgundy is a region in central France that covers an area of more than 12,000 square miles. There are many castles, museums and historic towns to visit but – you can also experience this beautiful area from Burgundy’s point of view. Vineyards & Wine Tasting Experience Burgundy France Probably most famous for its vineyards and […]

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