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Golf Themed Cruises in Full Swing as France Prepares for Ryder Cup

Golf Themed Cruises

With interest in this year’s Ryder Cup at an all-time high, the biannual event is raising the profile of France as a golfing destination, says European Waterways. Scheduled for L’Albatros Course in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, just 20 miles from Paris, the Ryder Cup pits the best of European golfers against top American players. It is being held in France for only the…

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Hunt for Truffles During the Festive Wine Harvest Season in France

truffle hunting

With the end of summer and changing color of the leaves comes a fairy tale time in the French annual calendar, the wine harvest season. It is a festive time of year across France, providing excellent opportunities for foodies and wine lovers alike to experience some of the country’s best cultural and gastronomic traditions. European Waterways’ guests have the chance…

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Site of England’s Royal Wedding Is on ‘Royal Cruise’ Route

Magna Carta cruising

To coincide with the highly anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle, European Waterways is launching a new and highly exclusive “Royal Cruise”, which navigates the River Thames aboard the 8-passenger Magna Carta hotel barge.  Created through a special arrangement between European Waterways and members of several historic households, the cruise gives guests the “royal treatment,”…

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European Waterways Completes $500K Upgrade Program

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Hotel barge cruising specialist European Waterways announced the completion of a $500,000 upgrade and refurbishing program across the company’s fleet as it prepares to launch its 2018 season.  The upgrades addressed every aspect of the company’s hotel barges, from the operation of the vessels themselves, to the dining, entertainment and sleeping areas, as well as the off-shore transportation of its…

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European Waterways Announces Ryder Cup Theme Cruises 

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European Waterways is bringing golf to the fore with the announcement that it is offering special golf theme luxury hotel barge cruises to “bookend” the 2018 Ryder Cup in France next year, September 28 – 30. The venue will be the spectacular L’Albatros Course, located 20 miles south of Paris and just hours from the cruise routes of several European…

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European Waterways Barges Waives Single Supplement for 2017

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In a nod to the growing popularity of the solo traveler, European Waterways announced that it is waiving its single supplement on many of its luxury hotel barge cruises for the remainder of the 2017 season.  The promotion is applicable to such popular vessels as Anjodi, L’Art de Vivre, Panache, L’Impressionniste, and Renaissance in France, and La Bella Vita in…

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European Waterways Upgrades Fleet for 2017

European Waterways

European Waterways, Europe’s leading hotel barge cruising company, announced the completion of an extensive winter upgrade and refurbishment program on many of the company’s hotel barges in its 18-vessel fleet for the 2017 cruising season, which started in April. The company’s “floating boutique hotels” were all thoroughly inspected and given a makeover by a team of designers and skilled craftsmen….

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European Waterways Offers 20% Off on La Bella Vita Hotel Barge in Italy

La Bella Vita Hotel Barge

Life is good on European Waterways’ hotel barge cruises with the recent announcement that it is offering 20% off per person on La Bella Vita, an intimate, 20-passenger vessel that cruises the waterways between Venice and Mantua in Italy.  The offer, which applies to departures on April 30 and May 28, also includes a waiver of the single supplement.  With…

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European Waterways Offers 2018 Cruises at 2017 Prices

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European Waterways announced that it is offering 2018 hotel barge cruises at 2017 prices for both charters and cabin bookings for those who book now.  The promotion allows small groups and multi-generational families, as well as couples celebrating anniversaries, honeymoons and other milestones, to plan their vacations well in advance and ensure they get the departure date, destination and hotel…

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