Get back to nature with a self drive cruise in Europe. What better way to discover a country... it's culture, history, customs, architecture, wildlife, scenery, villages and towns, food and wine than by cruising along some of the thousands of kilometers waiting to be explored.
Hop off for a spot of cycling, hiking or exploring, then back on board for some more cruising before ending your day with an alfresco meal as the sun sets, or a cosy supper in the saloon.
Each day brings its own adventures... no stress, just fun all the way.
Whatever your budget and interests, whether cruising as a couple, family or as many as 12 friends, we'll find the perfect boating vacation for you.
Treat yourself this season to fabulous foods created by master chefs and wonderful wines from some of the most prestigious vineyards in the world... Enjoy stunning scenery, walking, cycling, excursions with knowledgeable guides and plenty of time for total relaxation...
Optional hot-air ballooning, canoeing, tree walking and horse-riding for the more adventurous make this the ideal choice for mixed-generation families!
Cruise aboard a luxury hotel barge, as the captain takes the helm and the experienced crew ensure that you enjoy the holiday of a lifetime.
Imagine being the envy of all who pass you aboard your luxury hotel barge? The Home & Away vacation is a relaxed affair.
Let the skipper and his wife run the barge, while you enjoy the superb amenities including a hot tub on the front deck...
This is a self-catering holiday, although breakfasts can be included for a small cost.
Just 5000 euro for a private charter for 6, for 6 nights... That's only 138 euro per person per day! THIS is the best way to travel in style in Burgundy in 2016.
All the relaxation of a hotel barge cruise, combined with the freedom of a self drive, the half-board charters are perfect for families.
Lots of fun activities for all... and all at your own pace.
Cycling, walking., fishing or simply relaxing...
take your time to explore towns and villages at your own pace...
No rigid timetables! Children welcome.
The captain and crew look after the boat so unless you would like to have a go at steering under their watchful eye, just sit back and admire the beautiful views.
With breakfast and lunch included, you can make your own plans for dining out each evening... river side cafés, a bistro, or a top-notch restaurant !
Hotels Afloat offers you a wide range of destinations throughout Europe.
Whatever your plans and interests may be, we will be able to find you the perfect cruise holiday. From the Norfolk Broads in England, to the magical French canals to the majestic rivers passing through the capitals, the choices are there for you.