Hotel barge Luciole

Hotel barge Luciole

Cruise the most beautiful waterway in France, on the country's first hotel barge

Independently run by the same family since 1976
An all inclusive canal and river cruise for 12 passengers in 8 cabins
No supplement for single passengers

10% off 2024 June & July charters

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What's included?

Our prices are all-inclusive

Nivernais cruise

Cruise a section of the most beautiful canal in France each day.

Chateau Bazoches tour
Daily excursions

Discover and explore Burgundy's rich history.

Inside cruise double cabin
8 En-suite cabins

Double, twin or up to 4 single cabins - no single supplement.

Inside the Luciole saloon
The Luciole

Relax in our large, light and airy saloon or raised sun-deck.

Crew member Kimberley
Six crew members

Who combine professionalism, attentiveness and a friendly disposition.

Baked croqant cheese on plate
Four course evening meals

Delicious buffet lunches, breakfasts and cheeses.

French wine tasting
Fine French wine

Inspiring French wines each day and evening, plus an open bar.

Bus in central Paris
Free return transfers

To and from central Paris in our private Mercedes bus.

Cycling French canal
Use of our bicycles

Twelve bikes, including 4 electric ones. Great for exploring.

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5th – 11th May 2024

Thank you, thank you or our wonderful Canadians and British passengers...

28th April - 4th May 2024

We welcomed this week passengers from far flung places around the world...

21th – 27th April 2024

Our season began in the sunshine in Auxerre, with a delightful group of ladies...

Paris 2024 Olympics

We are very excited about the Olympics coming to Paris
We can be flexible for charters, please give us a call to discuss any queries

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Contact Us

Hotel barge Luciole

Cruising since 1976

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

23 Adlington Road, Bollington
SK10 5JT England

1-2 Quai de la Republique, Auxerre
89000 France

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