Renaissance is a luxuriously spacious and stylishly appointed floating hotel for 8 guests, and one of the largest craft that can navigate the French canal locks. With a stunning salon and four spacious staterooms, comfort and complete relaxation are assured aboard Renaissance.



The Salon/Dining Room provides a spacious 714 sq. ft. and features:

  • Sofas
  • Coffee table
  • Fully-stocked bar
  • Oak dining table seating eight (8) people

The Salon/Dining Room is dressed in antiqued wood paneling and brass light fittings, all covered by a beamed ceiling. The floor is tiled throughout and the walls of the room are adorned with paintings.


The Sun Deck is a spacious 385 sq. ft. open-air gathering area with a relaxing 8-person spa pool. The beautiful deck furniture which consists of:

  • 8 reclining chairs
  • 1 large table (shaded)

The Sun Deck is perfect for sun bathing and enjoying the beautiful scenery as you slowly wind through the canals of France.


Passengers are welcome to walk or cycle using the onboard bicycles as often as they like.  Most People choose to disembark the barge at a lock to visit local villages, then return to the canal and meet the barge further along (the barge travels slowly; therefore, this is not a problem).

An air-conditioned, 9-seater minibus is also available for excursions by vehicle.

Salon/Dining Room

Renaissance sun deck

Sun Deck

Off boat

Off Boat Experiences

At A Glance

Upper Loire
  •  Up to 8 passengers, Luxury & Signature

  • From USD$6,750 per person

  • Region: Upper Loire & Western Burgundy Region

  • Access: Paris TGV Station / Airport

  • Start City: Montargis

  • End City: Chatillon

  • Cruise Highlights: Visit the Chateau Sully sur Loire, Visit to the privately-owned Château de la Bussière7-lock flight at Rogny Les Sept Ecluses - visit to to Château de Fontainebleau, cruise across the Pont Canal de Briare, built by Gustav Eiffel over the River Loire, wine tasting in Sancerre, Visit Gien, home of the Faience pottery.

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