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Belmond Afloat in France

Appreciate the beauty and culture of the french waterways aboard a Belmond Afloat in France péniche-hôtel.

The Belmond Afloat in France fleet is a collection of luxury barges that cruise along the country’s most scenic rivers and canals.

Belmond’s French river cruises offer a wide variety of itineraries, all visiting spectacular destinations. Explore the majestic vineyards of Burgundy or the medieval villages of Provence. Drift past blazing fields of sunflowers and hilltop châteaux.

Treat yourself to one of the best European vacations. Whether you seek a family holiday, a reunion with friends or a romantic escape, we can create the perfect journey.

Belmond Amaryllis

Carrying up to eight people in grand French style, Belmond Amaryllis visits the beautiful cities, vineyards and villages of Burgundy. Belmond Amaryllis exemplifies French finesse. Four generous cabins offer king or twin beds. Sunny days can be whiled away in the heated pool on deck; dinner can be savoured in the formal dining room or in the lounge, with doors that span the width of the barge opening for alfresco dining.


  • Sun deck with canopy and heated swimming pool
  • Lounge with large picture windows
  • Dining room
  • WiFi and computer with internet access
  • Bose iPod docking station
  • Selection of books, games, satellite TV, DVDs and CDs

Belmond Napoléon: Tain-l’Hermitage to Arles

With up to 12 passengers on board, guests can enjoy adventures through Provence along the River Rhône. With its six sizeable en-suite cabins, stately lounge and generous deck and outdoor Jacuzzi, Belmond Napoléon is ideal for large, convivial gatherings. Enjoy cocktail parties under the stars and lavish feasts prepared by your talented private chef, which can be served on deck beneath the canopy. While away the time relaxing on the sun deck admiring the views, then take in the region’s multiple highlights, including its iconic wine estates.


  • Sun deck with Jacuzzi, sun loungers and exercise equipment
  • Lounge with piano keyboard
  • Dining room and a shaded alfresco dining area on deck
  • Bose iPod docking station
  • WiFi and computer with internet access
  • Selection of books, games, satellite TV, DVDs and CDs

Belmond Fleur de Lys

In the heart of Burgundy, Belmond Fleur de Lys accommodates up to six guests as they explore the region’s chateaux and vineyards. From ornate fabrics to four-poster beds, Belmond Fleur de Lys is a visual treat. Three spacious cabins each have en-suite bathrooms and dressing areas. Enjoy the panoramic vistas from the heated pool on deck or unwind in the air-conditioned. Sumptuous dinners are served in the dining room, after which you can retired to the lounge and play the grand piano, enjoy a selection of music or relax on deck.


  • Lounge with large windows and a grand piano
  • Sun deck with a heated swimming pool
  • WiFi and computer with internet access
  • Bose iPod docking station
  • Selection of books, games, satellite TV, DVDs and CDs
  • Writing desk and chair

Manulife Insurance

Village Travel and Cruises (Tier One)

Sharleen or Alice Dickson
Village Travel and Cruises (Tier One)

101 1647 140 St
White Rock, BC V4A 4H1

 1-800-578-5565 (Toll-free)
 604-535-5581 (Fax)

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