Renaissance accommodates up to eight passengers in ultimate luxury. She was extensively refitted in 2009 and will delight the most discerning passenger. The air conditioned interior includes a beautifully appointed lounge with comfortable seating, a cosy bar stocked with your favourites and bookshelves which contain a Bose CD system, current books, up-to-date periodicals.
Renaissance has five members of crew who attend to the eight passengers throughout the cruise including a captain, tour guide, master chef and two housekeepers. She has four large suites which can be configured as twins or doubles. Each has a 60 sq. ft. private bathroom and a TV/DVD system. The sundeck has seating and a spa pool, and bicycles are available for clients use.
Below you can find some of the highlights of the cruises we are currently offering on Renaissance, along with some examples of the cuisine and fine wines the master chef will present you with on board. You can view the current itineraries and maps by clicking "Renaissance Cruises" on the menu on the right where you will also find links to the photo gallery, deck plan and cruise rates.
- Visit the Chateau Sully sur Loire
- Tour of 1000 year old Chateau Saint Fargeau
- 7-lock flight at Rogny Les Sept Ecluses
- Visit to Chateau de Sully sur Loire, a moated fortress and "monument historique"
- Cruise across the Pont Canal de Briare, built by Gustav Eiffel over the River Loire
- Wine tasting in Sancerre
- Visit to medieval town of Moret-Sur-Loing
- Excellent towpath for walking and bicycling
Filet Mignon de Charolais, Medallion d'Agneau Farci a la Provencale, Filet de Sole Chablisienne, Canard au Petits Navets
Sancerre, Chablis, Pouilly Fume, Cote de Nuits, Cote de Beaune, Vosne Romanee, Domaine Laroche, Nuits St Georges
Aisy Cendre, Bouton de Culotte, Epoisses, Ami du Chambertin
Maps and Itineraries for Renaissance
From 2012, for this barge, we will be offering a chauffeured transfer service to and from a designated hotel in central Paris.
Renaissance is owned and operated by Go Barging Ltd