Meet The Captain Of Renaissance

French Hotel Barge Renaissance – Meet The Captain

 French Hotel Barge Renaissance – Barge Cruises on the Canal de Briare

Hadrien Famy

is a Parisian with a love and innate understanding of all things
French. He spent two years working in Australia but his passion for
travel was not alleviated. Upon his return to France he was excited at
the prospect of rediscovering his native country through the historical
canal system.

His first season was spent as a deckhand
aboard the French Hotel Barge L’Impressionniste where he literally
learned the ropes. From there he joined the barge Renaissance which he
will be returning for his sixth season (2019) as Captain.

About The French Hotel Barge Renaissance

The French Hotel Barge Renaissance
Cruising the Upper Loire & Western Burgundy

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


Cruise Highlights:

  • Visit to Château de Fontainebleau and private tour of the French military stables
  • 7-lock flight at Rogny-Les-Sept-Ecluses, a national historic monument
  • Cruise across the aqueduct at Briare, built by Gustave Eiffel over the River Loire
  • Private wine tasting in Sancerre
  • Visit Gien, home of the Faience pottery
  • Excellent towpath for walking and cycling
  • “Biking Plus” option available
Book now! Contact Paradise Connections

Learn More: Click for Renaissance’s online brochure

See Special Offers: Click for current special offers on barges

 Allons-y ! 
Cruise the Canal de Briare with Barge Renaissance

Contact Paradise Connections Yacht Charters to book RENAISSANCE
View Renaissance’s online brochure
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