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Exclusive Activity: Head offshore; sailing or barging in France

For who: Those who like to take their time

Why: Recharge your batteries; escape from daily life

Description:

Experience the luxury of an all Inclusive Dream Cruise and discover the magnificent canals and beauty of the surrounding countryside and seaside.

Are you more attracted by barging in France rather than sailing? The barge cruises, into the peace of the late afternoon, will take you through the heart of bucolic scenery and picturesque villages, famous for their vast cultural history and art. Barging in France invites you a trully journey… and what a journey!

Otherwise, sailing in France along the Mediterranean coastline is just as much fascinating. You will embark on a sailboat and sail to charming harbours. We will organise for you some remarkable tours to make your journey even more intense. You won’t get sick of the beautiful coastline of the wonderful Mediterranean sea. Everyday hectic life will rapidly disappear to become but a vague memory and it will be replaced by peaceful moments on a barge, a yacht or a sailboat. That is the peaceful French way of life to the letter.

 

Go through some of the below suggestions. If you feel like sailing or barging in France in a smooth way, we will build for you a bespoke journey to make your life as enjoyable as possible. Take a look at what is particularly interesting for you…and contact us!

Sailing or barging in France will offer you a very different approach of France’s culture. We could make it even richer with some adds-on: an exploration about France’s artistic or historic dimension; meet with locals; a bike tour in the french quaint countryside; some epicurian experiences, such as culinary explorations, cooking classes or even wine tours… Just have a look of what we could offer you as well. Our private tours are made just for you, with you. Anything is possible!

Clémence

Clémence

Exclusive France Tours

Like every Breton, I am particularly attached to this county, drawn to its gastronomy and to its heritage. Horse rider in search of sensations, I am forever on the outlook for unusual activities and uncommon experiences.

Some suggestions for sailing or barging in France...

Out of time in Burgundy aboard a barge

When: Spring; summer

For who: Wine; bike and boat lovers

Why: Slow down; hike with your family

Description:

Embark aboard a charming barge in this beautiful and generous Burgundy. Bell towers, picturesque villages and vines as far as the eye can see, that’s what you can expect from Burgundy! You will be amazed by the beauty of the villages and their rich culture. A few miles away you will disembark and disocver a wash house, a castle transformed into a guest house, or even one of these superb restaurant that the locals proudly keep secret.

Magical moments in a cruise around Corsica

When: Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Those who like freedom; to escape

Why: Breathe the sea breeze; swim; discover Corsica from the sea

Description:

For the sea, sailing and cruise lovers, Corsica is a paradise. This island, with its long beaches of golden sand, wild coasts and deep bays, remains natural. What is better than discovering this beauty by the sea? From Calvi, Ajaccio or Bonifacio, the prettiest Corsican harbours, you will be guided by our skippers who will enable you to discover sailing, ipen spaces and anchorage spots to dream about.

St-Emilion, le Medoc and Sauternois along the river

Quand : Spring; summer

For who: Wine; nature enthusiasts

Why: Visiting; tasting and simply enjoying it!

Description:

If you are an epicurean, a Bordeaux wines lover but you don’t want to explore the whole region by car, we have found the perfect solution for you. Embark on a barge hotel that we will privatize for you and then you can simply enjoy the moment without having to worry about anything else. Along the Garonne and Dordogn banks, you will explore the St Emilion, Medoc or Sauternes region. Your barge cruise will be punctuated by exceptional wine tastings, visits of vineyards or typical villages. and you can even take your bike to cycle among the vines!

Nature, good food and friendliness on the Rhine in Alsace

Quand : Spring; summer

For who: Alsace lovers; enthusiastics of a welcoming atmosphere

Why: Meet locals and feel close to nature

Description:

If you wish to discover Alsace peacefully, the best way will be to cruise along the Marne canal. This enjoyable journey will allow you to discover the region closer to its inhabitants. You will explore a land of character with the Vosges unique landscapes and why not visit the historic town of Saverne with its magnificient half timbered houses. Finally you will go through the countless locks along your boat trip.

Astonishing Canal du Midi aboard a barge

Quand : Spring; summer; autumn

For who: Culture and nature lovers

Why: Discover a not very famous region with a great culture and traditions

Description:

Imagine yourself sailing on a barge on the calm waters of the mythical Canal du Midi and sunbathing on the deck of your boat… A barge cruise is the perfect opportunity to recharge your batteries and take in the fresh air. The cruise will enable you to visit magnificent cities such as Carcassone (registered with Unesco), to taste the cassoulet of Castelnaudary and especially to taste wines from Corbières, Minervois, Côteaux du Langudeoc along the canal.

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