Boats

Vessels

FRANCE CRUISES represents a hand-selected fleet of vessels designed to explore up close and in style. From Hotel Barges with as few as 4 guests, to 150+ passenger Riverboats, we have the perfect ship to suit your needs.

Browse our portfolio of boats below, or take the stress and guesswork out of planning your FRANCE CRUISES vacation and let us find the right one for you...

HOTEL BARGES

alouette
Alouette

Just four privileged passengers travel in style aboard the luxurious Belmond Alouette. This well-app...

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amaryllis
Amaryllis

The very luxurious Belmond Amaryllis cruises through some of the most picturesque waterways in Franc...

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anjodi
Anjodi

The 8-passenger Anjodi is of classic Dutch design, specifically rebuilt to navigate the 300 year old...

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anne-marie
Anne Marie

Experience all the amenities of a large riverboat on a small cruise ship that has the capacity to sa...

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apres-tout
Apres Tout

The Deluxe 6-passenger Hotel Barge Apres Tout is creating beautiful and memorable cruises along the ...

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athos
Athos

Athos gracefully meanders through the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. She is air conditioned ...

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beatrice
Beatrice

With her warm and welcoming atmosphere, Beatrice will give you a lovely relaxed introduction to the ...

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c-est-la-vie
C'Est La Vie

As one of the newest luxury hotel barges, C'est La Vie is fully equipped with all modern ameniti...

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caroline
Caroline

Originally built in Holland in 1928, owners Ute and Uli have converted this Dutch Luxemotor Barge in...

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clair-de-lune
Clair De Lune

The 6-passenger Clair De Lune cruises along the wonderful UNESCO site of the Canal Du Midi. The desi...

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deborah
Deborah

The 22-passenger Hotel Barge Deborah is  a new custom-designed barge launched in 2016, cruising...

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elisabeth
Elisabeth

The 8-passenger MS Elisabeth navigates on a unique route near the border of Belgium and Northern Fra...

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emma
Emma

Emma is a lovingly restored barge – a Klipper Aak of Belgian origin. She lived in the Paris re...

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enchante
Enchante

Part of our Luxury Collection, the deluxe 8-passenger Enchante is one of the newest and most luxurio...

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esperance
Esperance

Exclusively for private charter cruises (from just 2 to 6 guests), the deluxe Esperance is a one-of-...

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finesse
Finesse

Built to exacting standards, Finesse modern and spacious interior, inspired from 1920s cruise liners...

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fleur-de-lys
Fleur De Lys

A journey aboard the Ultra Deluxe 6-passenger Belmond Fleur de Lys will introduce you to the best in...

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grand-cru
Grand Cru

Inspired by the sophisticated services and amenities expected by today’s discerning traveler, ...

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grand-victoria
Grand Victoria

Grand Victoria was born in 2015, from a total and meticulous re-conversion of an aging 8-passenger b...

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hirondelle
Hirondelle

On board the 8-passenger Belmond Hirondelle, part of the Belmond travel company, the large windows, ...

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jeanine
Jeanine

Being completely renovated in 2013, the Jeanine is one of the most contemporary barges maneuver...

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johanna
Johanna

Johanna came to life in 1966 and was turned turned into the comfortable hotel ship it is today, by h...

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l-art-de-vivre
L'Art De Vivre

The 8-passenger L'Art De Vivre cruises on the beautiful and secluded Canal du Nivernais in North...

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l-impressionniste
L'Impressionniste

The 12-passenger Hotel Barge L’Impressionniste is offering an onboard ambience that combines t...

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la-bella-vita
La Bella Vita

La Bella Vita is a stylish 20-passenger vessel (only hotel barge in Italy) cruising on the Po River,...

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la-belle-epoque
La Belle Epoque

The 12-passenger La Belle Epoque in Burgundy has been designed with both elegance and passenger comf...

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la-vie-en-rose
La Vie En Rose

In her previous life, La Vie En Rose was a "floating home" based in the center of Par...

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le-phenicien
Le Phenicien

The 18-passenger river barge Le Phenicien blends the spaciousness of a larger river cruiser wit...

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lilas
Lilas

Meet the Ultra Deluxe 8-passenger Belmond Lilas. Step in and discover the casual, welcoming atmosph...

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luciole
Luciole

The Hotel Barge Luciole cruises the Nivernais Canal in Burgundy. She was the "first ever" ...

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madeleine
Madeleine

The 22-passenger Madeleine is part of our “best value for money” cruises, and one of the...

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magna-carta
Magna Carta

The 8-passenger Magna Carta is a luxurious vessel cruising the British Waterways, with a unique ambi...

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magnolia
Magnolia

Exclusively for private charter cruises (from just 2 to 6 guests), Magnolia is the perfect represent...

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mam-goz
Mam Goz

Originally built in Holland 1923 in Papenburg, Germany, the Luxemotor barge MAM GOZ was totally...

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meanderer
Meanderer

The deluxe 6-passenger Meanderer offers an exceptionally high degree of space and comfort, making he...

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napoleon
Napoleon

The 12-passenger Belmond Napoleon, part of our Luxury Collection and operated by the Belmond group, ...

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nymphea
Nymphea

The 6-passenger Nymphea is a classic Dutch design with shallow draft and is ideal for navigating the...

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panache
Panache

Meander through the waters of Europe aboard the stylish 12-passenger Panache.  This Deluxe Hot...

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papillon
Papillon

Papillon is a historic luxury French canal boat, skillfully and imaginatively converted to a floatin...

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pivoine
Pivoine

Meet the newly launched Ultra Deluxe 8-passenger Belmond Pivoine. From the trompe l’oeil wall...

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prosperite
Prosperite

Owned by an American hotelier, Prosperite was designed and constructed in 2003 to meet the expectati...

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randle
Randle

Exclusively for private charter cruises, Randle features a master cabin with kingsize double an...

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raymonde
Raymonde

Built in just 2014, the 22-passenger Hotel Barge Raymonde is brand new and ready to help you ex...

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renaissance
Renaissance

The Ultra Deluxe Renaissance is a spacious and stylishly appointed floating hotel for 8 guests, and ...

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rendez-vous
Rendez-Vous

Rendez-Vous looks and lives like a boutique hotel, boasting sleek furniture, stylish textiles, and c...

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roi-soleil
Roi Soleil

Roi Soleil has more to do with luxury yachting than barging. Her lines and mahogany and brass trim a...

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rosa
Rosa

The 8-passenger Rosa is an old Dutch “Clipper” barge that was completely refitted in 201...

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saint-louis
Saint Louis

The 6-passenger Saint Louis cruises in "casual luxury" the beautiful calm waterways of Sou...

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saraphina
Saraphina

Originally built in 1924, Saraphina is a charismatic, old fashioned boat with a contemporary, bright...

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saroche
Saroche

The deluxe 6-passenger Hotel Barge Saroche divides the cruise season into several cruise routes...

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savoir-vivre
Savoir Vivre

Unlike most of the other hotel barges, the 8-passenger Savoir Vivre is not a conversion of a commerc...

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scottish-highlander
Scottish Highlander

With the atmosphere of a Scottish country house, the Scottish Highlander has a subtle use of tartan ...

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shannon-princess
Shannon Princess

Shannon Princess, accommodating 10 guests in comfort, is the largest hotel barge to be cruising the ...

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spirit-of-scotland
Spirit of Scotland

Accommodating up to 12 passengers in comfort, Spirit of Scotland is an elegant hotel barge with...

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wine-water
Wine&Water

Wine & Water is a high standing hotel barge in Burgundy which offers Private Charter Cruises for...

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RIVERBOATS

amacello
AmaCello

Decorated in a palette of gold and orange that reflects Europe’s brilliant autumn foliage, the...

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amadolce
AmaDolce

Enjoy the sweet life aboard AmaDolce. Your experience starts in your elegantly appointed stateroom, ...

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amalyra
AmaLyra

After her launch, the AmaLyra quickly earned a "Best New River Cruise Ship" distinction in...

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chardonnay
Chardonnay

Perfectly suited to river travel, Le Chardonnay offers exclusive, top-quality comfort. Sail away in ...

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ms-bordeaux
MS Bordeaux

The river cruise ship MS BORDEAUX is 78 meters long and 10 meters wide. While it accommodates a maxi...

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LUXURY COLLECTION

alouette
Alouette

Just four privileged passengers travel in style aboard the luxurious Belmond Alouette. This well-app...

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amaryllis
Amaryllis

The very luxurious Belmond Amaryllis cruises through some of the most picturesque waterways in Franc...

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c-est-la-vie
C'Est La Vie

As one of the newest luxury hotel barges, C'est La Vie is fully equipped with all modern ameniti...

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enchante
Enchante

Part of our Luxury Collection, the deluxe 8-passenger Enchante is one of the newest and most luxurio...

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finesse
Finesse

Built to exacting standards, Finesse modern and spacious interior, inspired from 1920s cruise liners...

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fleur-de-lys
Fleur De Lys

A journey aboard the Ultra Deluxe 6-passenger Belmond Fleur de Lys will introduce you to the best in...

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grand-cru
Grand Cru

Inspired by the sophisticated services and amenities expected by today’s discerning traveler, ...

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lilas
Lilas

Meet the Ultra Deluxe 8-passenger Belmond Lilas. Step in and discover the casual, welcoming atmosph...

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napoleon
Napoleon

The 12-passenger Belmond Napoleon, part of our Luxury Collection and operated by the Belmond group, ...

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pivoine
Pivoine

Meet the newly launched Ultra Deluxe 8-passenger Belmond Pivoine. From the trompe l’oeil wall...

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prosperite
Prosperite

Owned by an American hotelier, Prosperite was designed and constructed in 2003 to meet the expectati...

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renaissance
Renaissance

The Ultra Deluxe Renaissance is a spacious and stylishly appointed floating hotel for 8 guests, and ...

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roi-soleil
Roi Soleil

Roi Soleil has more to do with luxury yachting than barging. Her lines and mahogany and brass trim a...

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