Luxury Hotel Barge Cruises


  • Ship Specifications
  • Length: 127 ft
  • Width: 17.5 ft
  • Cabins: 4
  • Passengers: 8
  • Crew: 5

Renaissance accommodates up to eight passengers in ultimate luxury. She was extensively refitted in 2009 and will delight the most discerning passenger. 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.

Regional Specialities
Filet Mignon de Charolais, Medallion d'Agneau Farci a la Provencale, Filet de Sole Chablisienne, Canard au Petits Navets

Wine Cellar
Sancerre, Chablis Premier Cru, Domaine Changarnier, Monthelie

Cheese Board
Aisy Cendre, Bouton de Culotte, Epoisses, Ami du Chambertin


  • Deck Plans
  • Renaissance Deckplan