Coque bateau
©Josette Laliaux

Houseboat cruise

Want to sleep on the water? To experience a cruise on the Canal of Nivernais? Embark on a private luxury houseboat and let yourself be guided along the Yonne and Burgundy canals.

Houseboat La Luciole

In 1964 Richard Parsons invented the first barge-hotel which sailed in France and made discover Burgundy with thousands of Anglo-Saxons thanks to its Palinurus called today the “Luciole”.

“La Luciole” can accommodate 12 passengers in 8 cabins suites. Individual reservations or privatization of the houseboat.

Share your stay between a cruise on the Nivernais canal and excursions.


Barge Cruising on the Randle

Embark on a private barge for a cruise with comfort and elegance on the Nivernais Canal and on the Yonne, picturesque river of Burgundy.

During your luxurious journey, you will be able to enjoy French gourmet meals and a 1er cru wine from Burgundy.