Panache is a stylish 12 passenger hotel barge, with spacious public areas and six comfortable double or twin en suite cabins. All the bathrooms have twin handbasins and oversized showers. There are panoramic windows in the saloon and the hotel barge has been fitted out in traditional yacht style with brass and mahogany fittings. A large sun deck and spa pool, plus 12 bicycles for guests’ use to explore the towpath complete the picture.
Panache's highly professional crew of six is comprised of Master Chef, Deck Hand/Steward, Tour guide and two Housekeepers, led by a knowledgeable and experienced Captain who will ensure your cruise is memorable and more. Their knowledge of the region, combined with fascinating chauffeur driven private excursions and the 12 bikes we provide will allow you to explore the areas you cruise through in as much detail as you desire.
HOLLAND (March to early May)
Tour the famous Keukenhof Gardens with the largest display of flowers in the world
Explore Gouda's cheese markets and church of St. Pieterskerk
Visit the fascinating Zaanse Schans conservation area
ALSACE & LORRAINE (June to October)
Visit the spectacular Rene Lalique Collection
Strasbourg's Gothic Cathedral
Tours of hostoric Saverne and Sarrebourg
Experience the unique Arzviller boat elevator
Medallions of Veal with a Girolles and Truffle Sauce, Roasted Duck a l’Alsacienne, Magret de Canard aux Mirabelles, Le Baeckeoffe d’Alsace, Crepes Suzette with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Riesling Grand Cru, Chassagne-Montrachet, Chablis Premier Cru Pouilly Fuisse, Gewurztraminer,