Monday, August 08, 2011

French Barge Alegria - Special offer Sept & Oct 2011

The French Hotel Barge Alegria (canal du midi) has the popular week of September 3-9, 2011 OPEN. This week, as well as the week of October 1-7, is now available at the VALUE season rate which is a savings of 12.4% for a 4-person charter.

Nice view - A black swan outside of Alegria's porthole
Le Somail - Canal du Midi, South of France

Alegria hosts a maximum of four guests in two large cabins fitted with king size beds and ensuite bathrooms. The large, beautiful cabins are distinctive, light and bright. Intimacy and privacy are ensured, thanks to two entrance doors from each cabin leading either directly to the outside of the barge or inside to the lounge. Each guest cabin has a mini fridge and is equipped with a coffee & tea tray.

Enjoy the heated pool after a warm afternoon… or just relax while enjoying some pre-dinner drinks … Every day is a new day of discoveries ...
  • September 3-9
  • October 1-7
  • October 15-21
  • 4 guests: $18,400
  • 3 guests: $17,700
  • 2 guests: $17,000

Barge cruising aboard the French Hotel Barge ALEGRIA offers a week of relaxation, fabulous food, excellent wines, fascinating culture, great landscapes and friendship.

Congratulations on another successful season, Olivier. Hope we can fill up those last 3 weeks for you!

Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book ALEGRIA 
View Alegria's online brochure
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Monday, August 01, 2011

Hotel Barges: Current special offers Barging Cruises (August 2011)



French Hotel Barge NYMPHEA
Barging cruises in the Loire Valley

Reduced rates for last-minute bookings and to fill in the gaps in their calendars.  At these prices, the barges are booking up quickly, so don't wait too long... Contact Paradise Connections now, for current availability and pricing.

There are also some early bird specials for the 2012 barging season.

French Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque - Barging in France - Canal de Bourgogne

These barging vacations are fully crewed and all-inclusive:
  • Six nights' accommodation on board in an air-conditioned, en-suite cabin.
  • The services of an experienced Captain / Host, Chef, Housekeeper(s), Driver/Tour Guide.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner aboard. A local lunch ashore, once per week on most barges.
  • An excellent selection of fine regional and international wines and spirits, plus an all day open bar, tea and coffee.
  • Daily excursions by chauffeured minivan and inclusive entry fees to castles, vineyards, markets and other local places of interest.
  • Use of barge facilities such as bicycles, boules, barge library and on certain vessels, a spa pool.

French Hotel Barge L'Impressionniste - Barging in France - Canal de Bourgogne

Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book your barging holiday
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