What is the difference between a canal barge, a river boat, and a small ship?
Canal Barges offer active vacations to ‘off the beaten track’ destinations in Europe’s canals, primarily in France. Discover the soul of the country while walking, running, bicycling, sightseeing or simply watching from the deck of the barge See enchanting scenery and authentic small villages and towns. The food is great, as is the wine and the cheese. Cabins are small, but functional and offer private facilities with air conditioning. Ships accommodate 6 to 24 passengers. Great hospitality in a very relaxed atomoshpere. Informal and casual. River Barges offer cruising in a more traditional way. The vessels are normally a bit larger, accommodating up to 50 people. Curl up on deck as you meander past towns and major villages. The food is great as is the wine and cheese. Sightseeing is each day is included. Cabins are larger than those on the canal barges and, of course, offer private facilities with air conditioning. Ambiance is intimate and informal. River Boats offer journeys along th