Saturday, July 25, 2009

LA BELLE EPOQUE - Burgundy Modified Itinerary & Summer Specials

The French Hotel Barge LA BELLE EPOQUE has modified their Burgundy cruise itinerary.

Discover Burgundy aboard the French Hotel Barge LA BELLE EPOQUE. Contact

Guests will now dine ashore at Les Millesimes in the beautiful village of Noyers, instead of L’Esperance for the 2009 season onwards. It works much better with the itinerary, as L’Esperance is now closed Mon/Tues/Wed for lunch.

  • Expires 31st July 2009
Full-boat, private charter:
  • Discount: 25% off full 12-passenger charter price (so 3 passengers GO FREE)
  • Dates: 30th August 2009
Cabin cruise:
  • Discount: $500/person
  • Dates: 16th August 2009
WALKING CRUISE, Cabin cruise:
  • Discount: $500/person
  • Dates: 25th October 2009
This cruise week is a Walking Cruise for individuals booking a cabin and joining other walkers on board. There will be a professional Walking Guide on board all week who will lead the walks. No extra supplemental cost for this special cruise. For this curise, non-walkers are also welcome as alternative non-walking tours can be offered as per La Belle Epoque's regular itinerary.
Hope to hear from you soon as the special offers expires at the end of the month, July 31, 2009... Wow, that's next Friday! Where did the time go???

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

French Barge L'Art de Vivre

L’Art de Vivre’s - Cabin refit

Over the winter, all four of L’Art de Vivre’s ensuite cabins were completely ripped out and rebuilt. The cabins are now looking fantastic with new wood panelling, carpets, furnishings and fabrics, complimented by new contemporary ensuite bathrooms.

L'Art de Vivre Winter 2008/9 refit

The passengers who have cruised on the barge so far this season are delighted with the results and so are we.

We have updated L'Art de Vivre's photo page. Take a look!

REMEMBER, book before the end of July (2009) and
  • receive 25% OFF the full 8 passenger charter price
  • $1000 PER PERSON OFF cabins 19th July (we'll have to be quick!)
French hotel barge L'Art de Vivre. Contact

Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book L'Art de Vivre
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Friday, July 10, 2009

Luxury Crewed French Hotel Barges - Barging Cruises in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Italy, Germany

For a selection of luxury crewed hotel barges we represent, please visit our web site, view our blog, read our monthly barging newsletter, or contact us!

A barging cruise is a wonderful vacation for singles, couples, family, friends, and corporate trips too!

Come and explore the European waterways aboard a quality, luxury, all inclusive, crewed boutique hotel barge.

Visit our website to view barges in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland / Belgium, Italy, Germany / Luxembourg

Thursday, July 09, 2009

LA NOUVELLE ETOILE - Hotel Barge Cruises France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg

We have created an online brochure for the Hotel Barge LA NOUVELLE ETOILE.

Hotel Barge LA NOUVELLE ETOILE - Cruise the French canals, Germany & Luxembourg, Belgium & Holland

LA NOUVELLE ETOILE cruises several regions of the French canals: Chablis cruise, Champagne cruise, Alsace-Lorraine cruise, along with cruising Luxembourg and Germany, and also a Holland Tulip cruise, PLUS a 12-day Belgium-France cruise. Each itinerary of LA NOUVELLE ETOILE has been arranged by season so that you may enjoy the very best of each region.

Wheelchair accessibleLa Nouvelle Etoile is a luxurious barge with very spacious accommodation for up to 8 passengers, offering a wonderful blend of traditional elegance and sophisticated, state of the art facilities. The bedroom suites, each over 200 square feet, boast internet access and satellite TV and large double sink bathrooms. One of the suites is fully adapted to accommodate passengers with physical challenges and the barge is fitted with a lift for wheelchairs.

Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book La Nouvelle Etoile
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Sunday, July 05, 2009

Hotel Barge Cruises - Summer sale for 2009

Various European Hotel Barges are offering discounts to fill up the remaining space on their 2009 calendar. Here's just a few examples. Click on the Barge's name to view their online brochure.

Contact Paradise Connections and let us know what you're looking for!

July & August 2009 Cruises
Must book before 31st July 2009 when sale ends

  • Burgundy – Renaissance : 25% off full 8 passenger charter price
  • Burgundy – L’Art de Vivre : 25% off full 8 passenger charter price
  • Burgundy – La Belle Epoque : 25% off full 12 passenger charter price
  • Burgundy – Impressionniste : 25% off full 12 passenger charter price
  • Canal du Midi – Anjodi : 25% off full 8 passenger charter price
  • Scotland – Scottish Highlander : 25% off full 8 passenger charter price
  • Venice – La Dolce Vita : 25% off full 6 passenger charter price
  • Loire Valley – Nymphea : 10% off any charter (extends to end of season)
  • Shannon, Ireland – Shannon Princess : $1000 discount per cabin on any charter
  • Thames, England – Magna Carta : $5000 off full 8 passenger charter price
  • Canal du Midi – Enchanté 10% off cabin / charter bookings for September and October
  • Thames, England – Magna Carta Special price $3690 per person sharing (until end of season)
  • Burgundy – La Belle Epoque $500 per person off her WALKING CRUISE on 25th October
We hope you'll be able to take advantage of these special rates for a special vacation!

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Friday, July 03, 2009

SHANNON PRINCESS : Cruise Ireland Special offer

LAST MINUTE SPECIAL OFFER : Visit Ireland this summer!

SHANNON PRINCESS - Cruise Ireland with

Shannon Princess still has 4 suites available departing 26th July 2009 to 1st August 2009 and we are pleased to offer a fantastic last minute special price of 50% discount per person.

The standard rate per person is normally US$4,200, but now:
ONLY US$2,100 per person (double occupancy).

View our online brochure for the SHANNON PRINCESS, then
Contact Paradise Connections to book your cabin.

Looking forward to your inquiries!