Renaissance

Renaissance has been designed to carry her guests in ultimate luxury along the Canal de Briare, France’s oldest canal and steeped in history on a cruise route that features elegant chateaux, small countryside villages and the famed wine-growing region of Sancerre.

She is a very spacious hotel barge and the beautifully-appointed saloon with its wooden beams, classic dining furniture and artworks, invokes the atmosphere of a classic French manor house. The comfortable leather sofas and hand-built bar where you can enjoy your pre-dinner aperitif, add to the feeling of onboard opulence.

The ‘Renaissance mood’ extends to the four very generously-sized twin or double bedded bedroom suites, (approx. 265sq ft including en suite), each one fully air-conditioned and complemented by a large en suite bathroom.

Outside, the large forward deck includes a covered roof extension with a circular table for alfresco dining, comfortable hardwood sun loungers and a heated spa pool.

With her refined onboard ambience, Renaissance is the perfect vessel on which to cruise a historic canal and experience the splendour of landmarks en route, including Gustav’s Eiffels’s aqueduct across the mighty River Loire.

Ship Data

Rating
River
Cruise Line
European Waterways
 
Preferred

Ship Profile & Stats

Length
39 metres
Maiden Voyage
1960
Refurbished
2009
Pass. Cap. (dbl)
8
Crew Nat.
British

Ship Amenities

  • 220 Volt Electricity (2 Pin French Plug)
  • 60ft sq Private Bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television & DVD System

Ship Facilities

  • Bar
  • Dining Room
  • Lounge
  • Spa Pool
  • Sun Deck

Spa Pool

Inside Bar

Sun Deck

Dining Room

Saloon

Level Name
All Decks All Decks

Suites

Four large suites, all with closet, private bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning and central heating and 220 volt electricity (French two pin plugs). Each suite has its own TV with DVD player. Voltaire) Suite 1: (bow) approx 270 sq feet including bathroom Size of the bed: (1 king bed or two single beds) King or Twin bed configuration Hugo) Suite 2: approx 260 sq feet including bathroom Size of the bed: (1 king bed or two single beds) King or Twin bed configuration Dumas) Suite 3: approx 260 sq feet including bathroom Size of the bed: (1 king bed or two single beds) King or Twin bed configuration Moliere) Suite 4: (stern) approx 270 sq feet including bathroom Size of the bed: (1 king bed or two single beds) King or Twin bed configuration BATHROOMS: The staterooms have a shower in a shower cubicle. All have tiled/teak wood floors and walls. They all have toilet and basin. Supplied with: Washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels and face cloths
  • 220 Volt Electricity (2 Pin French Plug)
  • 60ft sq Private Bathroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television & DVD System
  • Bar
  • Dining Room
  • Lounge
  • Spa Pool
  • Sun Deck