Madeleine is one of three new hotel barges launched by CroiseEurope in 2014. It has two decks and carries 22 passengers and five crew along the Marne-Rhine Canal across the plain of Alsace and the Vosges, in northwest France.

[fa type=”bed”] Accommodation

There are 11 cabins on board, all with a window, ensuite bathroom with shower, television, radio, telephone (for internal calls only), safe and independent air-conditioning.

[fa type=”cutlery”] Food

Meals on board are offered in a single sitting and feature French and international cuisine. Complimentary wine, beer, fruit juice and coffee are offered with lunch and dinner.

[fa type=”ticket”] Activities

There is a spacious lounge with bar, a restaurant, sun deck with loungers and parasols, a barbecue deck and a Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge. Bicycles are available for passengers to use.

[fa type=”group”] Families

There are no facilities specifically for children on board, but children aged two to nine years receive a discounted fare.


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– Berlitz

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