All Aboard for Romance on Barge Holidays in France

If you’re thinking of booking a special trip to celebrate an anniversary with your loved one or commemorate a special event, there is no more romantic way to do so than with the endless possibilities available on barge holidays. France has a variety of cruises that leave from Paris, the world-renowned city of love. Visualise yourselves sipping Champagne, a gentle breeze in your hair as you cruise along the waterways with the Eiffel Tower as your backdrop. If you’re looking for romance, you’ve found it on barge holidays in France.

Below is a sample itinerary to show how wonderful it really can be.

Paris to Auxerre

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Enjoy a Luxurious Barge Holiday in France

Why not discover Paris while indulging in a unique barge holiday? France is one of Europe’s most fascinating countries, and from the glamour and glitz of the celebrity studded south to the rugged natural beauty of the Alpine mountains France never fails to please. The country’s diverse history, incredible museums, world famous gastronomy, and interesting heritage attract visitors from all over the world.

An increasingly popular way to travel through the country is along one of the many stunning waterways on a barge holiday. France has many thousands of kilometres of waterways that have served the country well through the ages, playing a big part in both cargo and passenger transportation, and today they are becoming a very popular way for visitors to get to see the real heart of the country.

If you decide that you would like to try out a barge holiday, France is a great place to choose for your first experience. The standard of hotel barge is always excellent and vessels are staffed by a professional crew who are there to take care of you during your trip. Cabins are small but surprisingly well designed, with plenty of storage space and en suite facilities. Every barge has its own chef who takes great pride in serving authentic top quality meals based on regional specialities and French favourites. All meals are accompanied by wonderful wines and complemented by an excellent service. What more could you want on a luxurious break away?

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Cycling in France for Highly Recommended Overseas Adventure Travel

If you want a holiday that will be relaxing, healthy, great fun and will take you somewhere new then try one of the great cycling holidays France has to offer.

Read on and I will give you some good reasons for making this choice.

You might have a picture of someone toiling their way up a steep hill, their bike loaded down with a week’s luggage, with eyes only for the next car that might run you down any minute. It is that image that puts people off the idea of a cycling holiday, but it really needn’t be like that.

Cycling in France is a way of life. It is not for nothing that the world’s greatest cycling event takes place in France. French people love cycling and not just as a sport, but as the leisure activity par excellence.

There is a network of brilliant cycle ways that are called the ‘voies vertes’, which means ‘green ways’, and they are what make French cycling holidays so good.

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