Amazing summer discountsSep 2018
> up to 60% off one way cruises in September and October
> 35% off many boats such as Cirrus , Consul , Royal Mystique , Tango , Calypso , Continentale , Magnifique , Classique Star , Salsa , Grand Classique cruising in October for one week ( offer valid until 20 September 2018 )
> 30% off Penichette style boats any dates and destinations in 2018 for one week
> 20% off many hotel barges in 2018
> 15% off Horizon boats cruising in September or October at least for three nights ( offer valid until 20 September 2018 )
> 15% off minimum three nights in CANADA from August to October
Growing interest in river cruises in EuropeApr 2015
"Cruise Holidays" recently published a report showing the 10 most popular cruising destinations are in Europe.
The Rhine , the Danube and the Seine are the most famous European rivers, report says. And clients who already cruised on these are now looking for new itineraries. And as luck would have it, new destinations opened in 2015! We now offer the first ever cruise on the Loire river... The perfect way to discover the wonderful Loire Valley castles!
The report also mentions a growing interest in theme cruises: food, wine, activities, religious, and of course, Christmas markets cruises . Many of the cruises we offer have a few themed departures every year. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
H2olidays trending boat of the week: Sixto PrestigeApr 2015
The most visited boat on H2olidays
' website this week is the SIXTO
We recently added new pictures presenting the comfort and luxury of this two-cabin boats.
You will love the large bedroom with complete dressing room worthy of a hotel suite, the spacious shower room, the high levels of equipment in the living area and in the kitchen, and of course, the outside area with bimini .
The Sixto Prestige is exclusively available in Burgundy Loire .
H2olidays trending river cruise of the week: the DouroMar 2015
is one of Europe's most popular cruising river. On a luxurious river boat, discover colorful Porto, the picturesque village of Lamego
, and the Douro
valley and its lush vineyards.
We recently added a few pictures of the boats and the excursions... Just enough to get your imagination going!
Rick Stein' French OdysseyFeb 2015
Here at H2olidays
, we are big fans of Rick Stein. In May, it will be 10 years since Rick went on his beautiful "French Odyssey", going from region to region to discover traditional cuisine and breath-taking landscapes.
And since there is no better way to discover a region than from the waterways, Rick cruised on the Rosa barge to discover the Aquitaine region.
You can watch part of it in the video below.
If the video leaves you wishing you were the one eating the " poule au pot" in Henri IV's home town Nérac , check out our Aquitaine page.