Barging in France:
Luxury barge cruise vacations on the French hotel barge ENCHANTÉ cruising the South of France along the Canal du Midi and  also the regions of Provence & Camargue
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French Hotel Barge ENCHANTÉ
Cruising the South of France
Canal du Midi and Provence & Camargue

Enchanté is a state of the art, double-decker hotel barge that has been built to the highest standard.  Enchanté provides luxurious accommodation for up to 8 guests in 4 equal en-suite twin or double suites (approx. 180sq.ft each).  Each cabin has its own superbly appointed ensuite bathroom with shower and luxurious bath products.

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Enchanté is tastefully furnished in exotic hardwoods creating a bright and airy atmosphere.  She has a large, spacious saloon where the attention to detail is exceptional.  Enchanté has a demonstration galley allowing guests to see their skilled chef at work, internet connection on board and a guest computer available, DVD/TV, CD/iPod sound system, and air conditioning (plus central heat when necessary) throughout. She also has a spacious sun deck, with al fresco dining, gorgeous hot tub and luxurious sun loungers. The saloon opens on to the front sun deck. Here you can enjoy a glass of Champagne or a cocktail, al-fresco dining or relax in our eight-person Jacuzzi ensconced in the bow of the boat.

Enchanté's highly professional crew of five is comprised of Master Chef, Tour Guide, Housekeeper, and Hostess, led by a knowledgeable and experienced Captain who will ensure your cruise is memorable and more.

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The French hotel barge Enchanté principal cruising area will be along the Canal du Midi between Trebes and Salleles d'Aude. 

Cruise highlights

Canal du Midi:
  • Winery Tour and tasting of fine Corbières wines
  • Tour Narbonne’s Archbishop’s Palace and experience the colourful market
  • Visit an olive oil press to sample the famous Lucques olives
  • Visit beautiful Lagrasse and its 8th century abbey, with lunch in a stunning location
  • See the Cathar hilltop town of Minerve with its spectacular setting
  • Tour of the medieval city of Carcassonne
  • Excellent towpath for walking and cycling
Cuisine aboard

Regional specialties:
  • Noisette d'Agneau en Croûte de Sel avec Sauce Romarin
  • Ragout de Calamars Provençàle
  • Tournedos of Limousin beef
Wine cellar:French Hotel Barge ENCHANTE - ParadiseConnections.com
  • Domaine de Nalys, Châteauneuf du Pape;
  • Château Haut Gléon, Corbières;
  • Domaine Corsin, Pouilly Fuissé;
  • Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre;
  • Château Les Ollieux Romanis, Corbières;
  • Domaine Alquier, Faugères;
  • Château de Gourgazaud, Minervois La Livinière
Cheese board:
  • Le Saint-Remois
  • Fromage de Chévre au Poivre et au Thyme
  • Tomme de Valdeblore


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