Renaissance is a very spacious hotel barge that accommodates up to 8 passengers in ultimate luxury. Her cruise route takes her across the mighty River Loire on the Canal de Briare, France’s oldest canal and steeped in history, past beautiful scenery and small country villages towards Sancerre, a region famed for its wonderful white wines.
Her interior includes a delightful dining area and a beautifully appointed saloon, while the extremely generous accommodation features four suites, each averaging 250 sq ft including a large en suite bathroom. Renaissance’s other features include a forward deck with a roof extension for alfresco dining and an on-deck heated spa pool.
Visit to Château de Fontainebleau
Visit to the privately-owned Château de la Bussière
7-lock flight at Rogny-Les-Sept-Ecluses
Visit to Château de Sully-sur-Loire, a moatedfortress and ‘monument historique’
Cruise across the aqueduct at Briare, built byGustave Eiffel over the River Loire
Wine tasting in Sancerre
Visit Gien, home of the Faience pottery
Excellent towpath for walking and bicycling
"Biking Plus" option available
Filet Mignon de Charolais; Medallion d’Agneau Farci; Filet de Sole Chablisienne; Canard au Petits Navets
Domaine Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre; Domaine Billaud Simon, Chablis Premier Cru; Domaine Bouchard Père et Fils, Meursault; Domaine Changarnier, Monthelie; Domaine Camus, Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru
Aisy Cendré; Bouton de Culotte; Epoisses; Ami du Chambertin
For this barge, we will be offering a chauffeured transfer service to and from a designated hotel in central Paris.