Canal cruise Burgundy

Blog 2018

Keep in touch with our crew through out the season
Cycle group
End of the 2018 season

Seasons come and seasons go. Way too fast!

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Cycle group
14th - 20th October

The final week of our season and we welcomed a delightful 3 generations...

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Cycle group
7th - 13th October

The Indian Summer continued for our group of passengers...

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Cycle group
30th September - 6th October

The week could best be described as ‘ladies from families’ cruise.

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Cycle group
23rd - 29th September

The week was another superb salute to the joys of what the British call ‘an Indian Summer’

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Cycle group
16th - 22nd September

The Luciole had 3 captains on board this week, Fabrice and our own Francisco, but they were no match for John

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Cycle group
9th - 15th September

A special week, for many reasons, but most importantly we had a proposal onboard!

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Cycle group
2nd - 8th September

Passengers crossed the globe to join the Luciole this week...

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Cycle group
26th August - 1st September

Without a doubt, this week will go down as ‘The Bike Cruise’...

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Adventure charter children
19th - 25th August

Our last - but certainly not least - 3 generation family Adventure Charter of the season...

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Deckhand jack
12th - 18th August

The Luciole welcomed back passengers who had cruised with us in the past...

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Raft race
5th - 11th August

Luciole crew holidays! A well deserved week off for our fantastic crew...

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Bastille fireworks
29th July - 4th August

A family charter group joined the Luciole on the day of the end of the Tour de France...

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Family charter
22nd - 28th July

What a privilege to share in this wonderful family charter group...

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Football celebrations
15th - 21st July

France won the World Cup! Auxerre exploded into a night of noisy celebration...

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Bastille fireworks
8th - 14th July

Diana and Chantal returned to the Luciole with more lovely Australians...

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Family horse riding
1st - 7th July

Our boat party this week was made up of people who had booked independently...

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Fancy dress onboard
24th - 30th June

We had ebullience in abundance this week when we welcomed our group from Australia...

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Poppy fields
17th - 23th June

We welcomed back Chantal and Diana this week as the tour leaders...

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Horse riding
10th - 16th June

It was very sad to say goodbye to our lovely family group this week...

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Luciole in Auxerre
3rd - 9th June

This week was our first back on the Nivernais canal...

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group photo
27th May - 2nd June

It was our last week on the Burgundy Canal before returning to the Nivernais...

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friendly goat
20th - 26th May

It was Walking Week this week and James had come especially to lead our group...

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friendly goat
13th - 19th May

Whe Luciole cruised her second week with another group of delightful passengers...

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group photo
6th - 12th May

We’ve just completed our first week of the 2018 season....

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refit team
5th May

Just 3 days to go and the boat is coming along nicely...

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damaged barrage
4th May

In January the region saw some large winter storms...

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Spring work
18th April

It’s been a long winter, but with 2 weeks to go...

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Moored for winter
10th March

This year we are seeing some serious change in the galley and saloon!...

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Hotel barge Luciole

Cruising since 1976

Phone: 00 44 1625 576880
From USA: 011 44 1625 576880
Email: info@bargeluciole.com

23 Adlington Road, Bollington
SK10 5JT England

1-2 Quai de la Republique, Auxerre
89000 France

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