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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Meanderer' - Canal de Briare & Canal Latéral à la Loire 2023

7 days from $40,100 per charter

Limited to 6 guests

Stylish ‘Meanderer’ cruises the Upper Loire, offering a heated spa pool from which guests can savor the lush, historic countryside. Visit magical châteaux, view the abandoned seven-lock staircase at Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses, and taste fine wine in the Sancerre wine region.

Vessel Information

125 feet long, 17 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

Capacity for 6 in 3 queen/twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom and flat-screen television

Crew of 6

Salon with stereo system and assortment of CDs

Sun deck, partially covered for al fresco dining, with spa pool

Bicycles provided

Internet access (limited in some areas)

All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included

Deck Plan

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates. ‘Meanderer’ can also cruise a more northern route along the Canal du Loing. Contact A&K for details.

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