The words "happy" and "hour" have appeared together for centuries when describing fun times and has always referred to a scheduled time to entertain. The idea of drinking before dinner is rooted in Prohibition. People would host times at a "speakeasy" to consume alcohol before dinner at a restaurant. Cocktail lounges continued the trend. Cruising on board the Grand Victoria luxury yacht where every hour is happy hour! Guests delight in our well stocked bar where cocktails, wine, and champagne are all included in your luxury French barge vacation. Make it happen! Luxury French river cruises are great travel experiences and make lasting impressions.
Barging on the Rivers and Canals of France
Guests on board the luxury barge Grand Victoriatend to rave about their experience when it comes to the all-inclusive luxury barging cruises in Burgundy, France. It’s no surprise, considering the picturesque scenery, gourmet four-course meals, and wine pairings tempt any palette.
Canal barge cruising offers a completely different experience from a river cruise, which covers several rivers in one sailing, and with more than 100 passengers. The canal barge cruise is slower, smaller, and focuses on personalized attention to service with a more intermit setting.