Cruise France on the hotel canal barge Luciole

The Luciole cruises the Nivernais Canal in Burgundy

All-inclusive cruise vacation for individual bookings or whole boat charter groups

Custom itineraries are also available - perfect for a fun family vacation

Offering free Paris to hotel barge Luciole transfers in our private bus

Established in 1976 we have been hotel barging for forty years

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Written by our deckhand Tom throughout the season
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15th - 21st May 2016

The 3rd week of the season and what an adventure we've had these past few days. Due to heavy storms over the weekend plus the light showers during the previous week, the Canal du Nivernais and the river Yonne have been forced to close because of flooding.

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8th - 14th May 2016

Week 2 of the 2016 season and our first cruise back from Clamecy to Auxerre. Once again a week of smooth sailing, aided in no small part by our contingent of wonderful guests, all American and all extremely enjoyable company.

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1st - 7th May 2016

The Luciole 2016 season has finally begun! The period of refitting the boat has drawn to a close and we welcomed our first group of passengers to the barge.

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00 44 1625 576880
From USA: 011 44 1625 576880

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Hotel barge Luciole

Hotel barge cruising since 1976

Phone: 00 44 1625 576880
From USA: 011 44 1625 576880