Accommodations & Amenities

Cabins
  • Four cabins with ensuite tiled shower bath • All cabins are 200 square feet • All with choice of one queen or two twin beds
  • In the Public Areas
  • Demonstration kitchen to watch chef prepare meals
  • Window-lined salon, dining room
  • Private office with computer
Deck
  • 100 Feet Long
  • Spacious sundeck with hot tub
  • 8 unisex bicycles
  • 6 with medium frame and
  • 2 with large frame
  • B’Twin Elops with 5 speeds

Itineraries

Travel from Salleles d'Aude to Trebes on the Canal du Midi

Sunday
Private Chauffeured Transfer to the Bargesunday image
Private Chauffeured Transfer to the Barge
Travel: Narbonne to Salles d’Aude
Meals: Dinner onboard

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

Monday
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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 mooning, 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 on board, visit Chef in the open galley for a cooking demonstration, followed by cocktails and dinner.

Tuesday
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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 BCE 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.

Wednesday
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Luncheon Overlooking the Corbieres Vineyards
Travel: Bassanel to Puichéric
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 Corbières, 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. .

Thursday
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A Grape Time Was Had By All
Travel: Puichéric to Marseillette
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner ashore

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 A.O.C 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.

Friday
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Captivating Carcassonne
Travel: Marseillette to Trèbes
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.

Saturday
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A Sad Farewell
Travel: Transfer to Narbonne
Meals: Breakfast onboard

After breakfast, you will be chauffeured back to a designated drop off point in Narbonne.

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

Gourmet Dining

Lunch
  • Artichoke Hearts topped with Eggs Benedict
  • Vegetables en Croute with Dressed Salad
  • Chocolate Mousse with Homemade Macaroons filled with Chocolate Caramel
  • A Selection of Coffees, Teas and Biscuits
  • 1 Lunch Ashore Inclusive of the cruise rate
Dinner
  • Salad of Warm Goat Cheese in a Hazelnut Crust, Brunoise of Vegetables and Avocado Dressing
  • Herbed Rack of Lamb, Lamb Jus with Red Currants, Du Puy Lentils with Vegetables
  • Cheese: Baragnaude Roquefort, Walnuts and Pear
  • Brioche Pudding with Orange and Agen Prunes, Marinated in Grand Marnier Creme Anglaise
  • A Selection of After Dinner Drinks
Wine
  • Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine de Nalys
  • Corbieres Chateau Haut Gleon
  • Corbieres Chateau La Voulte-Gasparet – cuvee Reservee
  • Saint Estephe Chateau Tronquoy-Lalande
  • Corbieres Chateau Ollieux Romanis – Cuvee Prestige
  • Coteaux du Languedoc Chateau de Mire l’Etang – La Clape

Rates & Dates

Accomodation
Value Season
Regular Season
Private Charter (up to 6 guests)$41,300$47,300
Private Charter for 7$43,200$49,500
Private Charter for 8$45,100$51,700
Double Cabin (Per Person, Double Occupancy)$5,990$6,850
Single-Occupancy Supplement$2,200$2,500

2017 Dates

Italic Dates = Value Season, Gray Bold Dates = Regular Season, Blue Bold Dates = High Season

Month
Days
March26-1
April2-8, 9-15, 16-22, 23-29, 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
  • transportation to and from Narbonne to the vessel
  • all meals – from dinner the first night to breakfast the last morning
  • all wines with lunch & dinner
  • open bar
  • daily escorted excursions and use of onboard bicycles.
Not included in the rate
  • Airfare to and from France
  • transportation to and from Narbonne (we will assist you with this)
  • cancellation insurance and crew gratuity (suggested minimum amount is 5% of the cruise price)

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

Accomodation
Value Season
Regular Season
Private Charter (up to 6 guests)$41,300$47,300
Private Charter for 7$43,200$49,500
Private Charter for 8$45,100$51,700
Double Cabin (Per Person, Double Occupancy)$5,990$6,850
Single-Occupancy Supplement$2,200$2,500

2018 Dates

Italic Dates = Value Season, Gray Bold Dates = Regular Season, Blue Bold Dates = High Season

Month
Days
April1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-4
May6-12, 13-19, 20-26, 27-2
June3-9, 10-16, 17-23, 24-30
July1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-3
August5-11, 12-18, 19-25, 26-1
September2-8, 9-15, 16-22, 23-29, 30-5
October7-13, 14-20, 21-27

Additional Details

Included in the rate
  • 6 nights/7 days in a cabin with a private bath
  • transportation to and from Narbonne to the vessel
  • all meals – from dinner the first night to breakfast the last morning
  • all wines with lunch & dinner
  • open bar
  • daily escorted excursions and use of onboard bicycles.
Not included in the rate
  • Airfare to and from France
  • transportation to and from Narbonne (we will assist you with this)
  • cancellation insurance and crew gratuity (suggested minimum amount is 5% of the cruise price)

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

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