Accommodations & Amenities

  • 100ft long, with 6’6” – 6’10” ceiling height throughout
  • 4 Cabins, all 165 sq ft, 6’6” ceiling height
  • Choice of one queen or two twin beds
  • Ensuite Bathrooms with shower
  • Ample storage space in cabins
  • Salon and dining area
  • Demonstration kitchen – watch your chef prepare gourmet cuisine
  • Deck with canopy
  • Outdoor dining space and seating
Chauffeured Guided Sightseeing
Chauffeured Guided Sightseeing
Daily Housekeeping
Daily Housekeeping
WiFi (service fluctuates)
WiFi (service fluctuates)
Private Chef
Private Chef
Open Bar
Open Bar
Bicycles and Helmets
Bicycles and Helmets
Air Conditioning/Heating
Air Conditioning/Heating
Hair Dryer and Toiletries
Hair Dryer and Toiletries
Iron and Ironing Board (on request)
Iron and Ironing Board (on request)
Hot Tub on Deck
Hot Tub on Deck
Sound System
Sound System
220 volt outlets
220 volt outlets


Travel from Salleles d'Aude to Trebes on the Canal du Midi
*Your cruise could operate in the opposite direction. Please consult with us before making any arrival or departure plans.

Bicycling Opportunities:
 (Bicycling is completely optional.)
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Welcome Aboard
Travel: Arrival to Sallèles d'Aude
Meals: Dinner onboard

In the afternoon, you will be met by a crew member of the Enchante at the designated meeting point. From here, relax as you are chauffeured to the barge, moored nearby in Sallèles d'Aude. A traditional champagne welcome and introduction to the crew awaits you, before your first of many gourmet dinners onboard. After dinner, the hot tub beckons!

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Magnificent Minerve
Travel: Sallèles d'Aude to Le Somail
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

A leisurely morning cruise presents the perfect time to relax on deck. Upon mooring, bookworms are invited to browse a unique book shop with approximately 50,000 second-hand books! In the afternoon, your Tour Guide chauffeurs you to a olive pressoir for a tasting of small batch olive oils; a visit to Minerve then follows. A preserved Medieval city, Minerve boasts fascinating social, historical, and military import. Back onboard, visit Chef in the open galley for a cooking demonstration, followed by cocktails and dinner.

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Market Day
Travel: Le Somail to Bassanel
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

The morning begins with an escorted visit to Narbonne, a regional capital established in 118 B.C.E. as a Roman colony. A study of European history and local modernity thriving side by side, Roman ruins are presented in public spaces, while the lively Narbonne market reflects the region’s gastronomic bounty. Return to the barge for an afternoon cruise. Laze on deck, or explore the towpath's flora and fauna with a bicycle ride or leisurely stroll. Join Chef in the galley to observe French cooking techniques before dinner is served.

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Luncheon Overlooking the Corbieres Vineyards
Travel: Bassanel to Puicheric
Meals: Breakfast & dinner onboard, lunch ashore

This morning, your Tour Guide escorts you to a Benedictine Abbey founded in the 8th century, nestled in the village of Lagrasse. Explore this delightful town in the heart of the Corbieres, where charming avenues house a multitude of specialty boutiques and craft shops. Sample authentic local cuisine with a gastronomic luncheon in a dining venue overlooking the Corbieres vineyards. Back onboard, this afternoon's cruise is the perfect time to or explore the tree-shaded towpath by bicycle or on foot. Cocktails and dinner culminate the day. .

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A Grape Time Was Had By All
Travel: Puicheric to Marseillette
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

This morning's cruise is the perfect time to relax on deck with a cup of coffee and watch the scenery slip by, or traverse the towpath via bicycle or foot. This afternoon's excursion is a to a vineyard visit coupled with a wine tasting at Chateau Ollieux Romanis in the Corbieres, which is one of the few regions to receive the esteemed AOC appellation. Your Tour Guide chauffeurs you back to the barge, where you can take laze the hot tub or visit Chef in the galley before drinks and dinner are served.

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Captivating Carcassonne
Travel: Marseillette to Trebes
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner onboard

This morning, your Tour Guide chauffeurs you to Carcassonne, a fortified Medieval fortress with a walled city. Explore the ancient castle and preserved ramparts to admire the mighty 53 Roman towers. Stroll the cobblestone boulevards into local cafes and specialty boutiques. Return to the Enchante for an afternoon cruise, and explore the tree-shaded towpath on bicycle or on foot, or relax on deck with a glass of wine. Cocktails and canapes precede tonight's elegant gourmet repast at the Captain's Dinner.

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A Sad Farewell
Travel: Transfer from Trebes
Meals: Breakfast onboard

After breakfast, you will be chauffeured to the designated drop off point.

Please note: this is a sample itinerary which may be subject to change depending on local conditions.

Gourmet Dining

  • Artichoke Hearts Topped with Eggs Benedict
  • Market Vegetable Sautee
  • Cheeses: Delice de Pommard and Neufchatel Cœur Fermier
  • Chocolate Mousse with Housemade Macaroons
  • A Selection of Coffees, Teas, and Biscuits
  • 1 Lunch Ashore Inclusive of the Cruise Rate
  • Salad of Warm Goat Cheese in a Hazelnut Crust
  • Herbed Rack of Lam with Du Puy Lentils and Hericots Verts
  • Cheese: Morbier AOP Lait Cru and Fourme d’Ambert AOC
  • Brioche Pudding with Grand Marnier Creme Anglaise
  • A Selection of After Dinner Drinks
  • Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine de Nalys
  • Corbieres Chateau Haut Gleon
  • Corbieres Chateau La Voulte-Gasparet
  • Saint Estephe Chateau Tronquoy-Lalande
  • Corbieres Chateau Ollieux Romanis – Cuvee Prestige
  • Coteaux du Languedoc Chateau de Mire l’Etang – La Clape

Rates & Dates

Value Season
Regular Season
Private Cruise for 8 guests$52,000$60,000
Private Cruise for 7 guests$50,000$57,700
Private Cruise for 6 guests$48,000$55,400
Double Cabin (Per Person, Double Occupancy)$6,950$7,950
Single-Occupancy Supplement$2,600$2,900

2023 Dates

Italic Dates = Value Season
Gray Bold Dates = Regular Season

April2-8, 9-15, 16-22, 23-29, 30-6
May7-13, 14-20, 21-27, 28-3
June4-10, 11-17, 18-24, 25-1
July2-8, 9-15, 16-22, 23-29, 30-5
August6-12, 13-19, 20-26 , 27-2
September3-9, 10-16, 17-23, 24-30
October1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28

Additional Details

Included in the rate
  • 6 nights/7 days in a cabin with a private bath
  • Round trip chauffeured transfers to and from a local meeting point
  • A dedicated onboard crew consisting of a Captain, Chef, Tour Guide, and Hostess
  • All meals onboard and ashore from dinner the first evening to breakfast the final morning
  • All wines served with lunches and dinners both onboard and ashore
  • Open bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Daily escorted excursions including admittance fees
  • Unlimited use of onboard amenities such as bicycles and the hot tub
Not included in the rate
  • International airfare
  • Cancellation insurance – A Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) policy is recommended
  • Transport to and from the cruise region
  • Suggested crew gratuity of 5-10% of the cruise price

*All rates are quoted in U.S. Dollars unless otherwise noted

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