Hotel Barge La Nouvelle Etoile

La Nouvelle Etoile has been designed to offer a very high level of comfort and convenience, to provide a blend of traditional elegance and modern-day facilities.

The spacious, air conditioned saloon with its attractive cocktail bar, piano and elegant furnishings provides a truly sophisticated setting, while other amenities include an exercise room and a lift.

Each of the four generous 200sq ft cabin suites is lavishly equipped and the en-suite bathrooms feature double hand-basins and oversized showers. On deck there is a large sun deck with comfortable loungers and a spa pool, as well as bicycles for you to pedal along the nearby towpath.

This cruise on the luxurious La Nouvelle Etoile is a journey back in time through a picturesque landscape along two delightful canals, including France’s oldest, the Canal de Briare. She also cruises in Alsace, Champagne, Holland, Belgium, Picardy, Germany and Luxembourg in Spring and Autumn.

Cruise Highlights

Holland (April & May)

Tour Keukenhof Gardens

Visit fascinating Zaanse Schans

Visit the Royal Delft pottery


Champagne (June & July)

Visit the magnificent Chateaux of Vaux-le-Vicomte

Private wine tasting visit in the cellars of Moet et Chandon

Visit Château-Thierry, the scene of fierce battles in World War I, and Belleau Wood


Alsace & Lorraine (July & August)

Tour the beautiful city of Strasbourg and visit its Gothic cathedral

Explore the Route des Vins d’Alsace and a private wine tasting

Experience an ascent or descent of the unique Arzviller boat elevator


Germany & Luxembourg (September & October)

Visit Burg Eltz, the 12thC Queen of German Castles

Tour Trier, Germany’s oldest town and see the Porta Nigra

Finish the cruise in Luxembourg with a visit to its capital




from 66,625.00€
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  • Ultra Deluxe
  • 8 Passengers
  • 5Crew
  • 129 Feet Long
  • 4 Twin/Double Suites
  • Air-Conditioned / Centrally Heated
  • Spa Pool
  • Elevator 
  • Fitness Room

La Nouvelle Etoile is an ultra-deluxe, 8 passenger hotel barge that cruises in Holland, Belgium, France, Germany and Luxembourg



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8 Passengers
5 Crew
129 Feet Long
4 Twin/Double Suites
Spa Pool
Air Conditioned / Centrally Heated
Fitness Room
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