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  • French barge cruises
  • Luxury barge cruise - Grand Victoria Cruises
  • wine cruises in france

Step aboard the Grand Victoria and join us for a luxury canal cruise through the heart of wine country.

Luxury French Barge Cruise

Join us aboard the ‘Queen of Burgundy’ for an unforgettable journey through the beautiful French countryside. Our luxury river cruises are completely tailored to you, with flexible schedules and customizable itineraries to ensure a truly perfect vacation.

Food and Wine

Discover the authentic Burgundy experience with expert food and wine pairings from our professional chefs.


Our luxury en-suite cabins will have you feeling like you’re floating on air.


From wine to jazz, we offer a range of thoughtful itineraries to cater to your every interest.

Luxury cruise in France

On a luxury cruise in France cruising down the canals and rivers a meditative calm descends. And the great thing is you'll find it all when you hit the waterways of France. Any luxury French barge cruise on the canals of France has a certain allure but when heading out on the canals there's an additional dose of anticipation. The Grand Victoria itineraries are designed to provide a cultural adventure, which our guide can adapt to meet individual interests because the most exciting places can fall flat without spontaneity. It is exceptional moments that make long-lasting memories.

Bring a few friends or your family along on this French canal cruise for the adventure of a lifetime because a French barge vacation with us makes an impact with authentic experiences, new profound relationships, and cultural experiences.

Whether you want an active adventure out in the picturesque French countryside, a relaxed cruise down the scenic waterways, or something in between, we’re ready to help you make the lasting memories of a lifetime on a luxury French barge cruise in France. This is the stuff of travel tales.

The cruise experience

Our all-inclusive luxury French barge cruise in France are packed with adventure and excitement; the result is a pure French fantasy! Discover the rich flavors and zest for local life barging on the canals and rivers of France.

Explore boutique shops and bustling local markets, lunch at a local bistro while pampered by the owners themselves, tour the legendary Burgundian vineyards, and wineries dotting the countryside, and walk the ramparts of historic château in private tours, all possible to do during one of our French canal cruises.

Burgundy is even more beautiful than the imagination. There’s a special flavor with a blend of culture and tradition. It’s in the Burgundy wine but it transcends everything. It’s in the graciousness of the people. It’s in the quaint villages speckled among the Burgundy vineyards. And you quickly learn that fine French wine is only where Burgundy’s story starts.

This unique journey offers exclusive and unforgettable interactions with locals. Life as you know it seems very far away!

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Best of Burgundy Wine

Burgundy is even more beautiful than the imagination. On our Burgundy canal cruises itinerary, you’ll take in some of the best destinations in France for wine lovers.

Discover the depth and complexity of Burgundy wines during one of our luxury French barge cruises. An inexperienced or seasoned wine lover learns to identify and appreciate a wide palette during wine tasting at some of the most renowned wineries in the world and Burgundy vineyards.

At the Château de Pommard wines are produced from five different terroirs within a single Clos. This is also the largest monopol owned by a single owner in Burgundy today. Guests visit the Château de Pommard to discover their passion and taste a selection of fine French Burgundy wines. Pommard vineyards lies between Beaune and Volnay along the Côte de Beaune.

Wine and Dine

Explore medieval France

There are hundreds of châteaux in France, many dating back to the Middle Ages. A region rich in history and culture, with beautiful architectural wonders, perfectly viewed from your own luxury French barge cruise. Burgundy was once home to the Dukes of Burgundy, rulers of a territory stretching across eastern France. The historic and modern capital of Burgundy is Dijon. Dijon has a historic city center, with old narrow streets, and houses built in the local pale honey-colored stone; of particular interest to visitors are the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, and the gothic Cathedral of Saint Bénigne.

The region possesses a rich architecture including a religious heritage noted in the thousand-year-old Abbeys. Wine is the pride of Burgundy, which some of the most famous wines in the world. The Romans introduced grapes and the production of wine was mastered by local monks. Vineyards stretch from Dijon, along a narrow slope for some hundred kilometers, in the Côtes de Nuits and the Côtes de Beaune vineyard areas.

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The Grand Victoria is the perfect barge to cruise through France in style

Grand Victoria Cruises