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.


Cuisine on board Renaissance is French. All meals are composed of fresh ingredients and typically feature a different selection of regional cheeses and wines daily. Non-alcoholic beverages, regular or decaffeinated tea & coffee, and whole or low-fat milk are offered with all meals.

There are no assigned seats for meals in the dining room and dress is casual. The Captain's Dinner on the last night of the cruise requires slightly formal attire.


Amuse Bouche
(A specialty of our Chef to "amuse your mouth")


Foie gras frais grille aux raisins
Fresh foie gras grilled with grapes in a red wine sauce

Salade de champignons des bois et petits lardons
au vinaigre de framboise caramelise
Salad of wild forest mushrooms and bacon in a caramelised strawberry vinegar dressing

Feuillete d'escargots sauce au Cognac , ail el estragon
Escargot in pastry with Cognac sauce, garlic and fresh tarragon


Medaillons d'agneau et farci, sauce vin rouge, gratin de pomme de terre et petits legumes a la provencale
Lamb medallions in a red wine sauce, potato gratin and young spring vegetables, Provencal style

Filet de sole sauce au vin blanc et beurre blanc, fenouil braise au Pastis et pates fraiches au basilic
Sole filet in a white wine sauce, fennel caramelised with Pastis liquor and pasta tossed with pesto

Canard aux petits navets, sauce a l'orange, puree d'artichaut et pois gourmands
Roasted Duck with mini turnips, orange sauce, puree of artichokes and fresh garden pea


Epoisse, Crottin de Chavignol, Bleu de St. Agur, Livarot, St. Marcelin et Brie de Meaux.

Fromage de chevre chaud et Bleu d 'Auvergne chaud sur toast et lit de salade
Warm goat cheese and warm blue cheese on toast with a bed of crispy salad


Delice aux 3 Chocolats sur un coulis de framboise
Three chocolate desserts in a raspberry coulis

Mouse givree aux fruits rouges
Iced mousse cake with warm red fruits

Tarte aux framboises
Home made strawberry pie with French custard

Chocolate et Pralisnes

Renaissance Food & Wine

Renaissance Food & Wine

Renaissance Food & Wine

Renaissance Food & Wine

 Renaissance Food & Wine



White Wines

Sancerre La Grande Cuvee (Domaine Jolivet)

Puligny Montrachet (Domaine Leflaive)

Meursault Charmes (Domaine Bouzereau)

Chablis Grand Cru "Lee Preuses"

Red Wines

Bordeaux Chateau Lynch Bages

Nuits St. Georges "Les Cailles" (Domaine Faiveley)

Beaujolais Fleurie (Georges Duboeuf)

Chassagne Montrachet (Domaine Prieur-Brunet )

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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