la nouvelle etoile

La Nouvelle Etoile
Champagne & Brie Cruise

The La Nouville Etoile  slowly plies along picturesque inland waterways of Holland, France and Belgium lined with magnificent foliage and speckled with charming towns.

The La Nouville Etoile includes a large sundeck with jacuzzi, a main deck with a panoramic  lounge, a bar area with piano, a dining room, a fitness room and an elevator.  There are 4 oversized  suites (over 200 square feet), featuring flat screen monitors with internet connection, satellite television and video, double sink bathrooms with large showers.

Meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout - from the selection of the linens, to the fresh fruit and flowers in each suite.  The warm, elegant teak interiors, subtle color schemes and pleasant furnishings invite you to relax and enjoy.

Paris to Epernay

 

Sunday, Day 1 Paris

After your pick-up by our driver you will driven to the barge moored in the heart of Paris for a wonderful champagne welcome. Time to relax and cruise past Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Moor the night in the Latin Quarter where you will enjoy your first gourmet dinner on board.

Monday, Day 2 Paris to Meaux

Morning cruise out of Paris onto the River Marne. After lunch you visit the magnificent Chateaux of Vaux-le-Vicomte. Rejoin the barge in Meaux in time to stroll around and vist the cathedral.

Tuesday, Day 3 Meaux to La Ferte

Morning cruise from Meaux to La Ferte and an afternoon visit to Coulommiers, one of the centers of Brie cheese-making. You will enjoy a tasting of the variuos Bries of a master cheese maker, along with wines from his excellent cellar. 

Wednesday, Day 4 La Ferte to Charly-sur-Marne

We are now in Champagne and on our way to Charly-sur-Marne. Stop to enjoy the wonderful champagne of a small family vineyard before an afternoon cruise to Chateau Thierry, the scene of American battles in World War I. Optional visit to Belleau Wood battlefield. 

Thursday, Day 5 Charly-sur-Marne to Darney

The Marne takes us through covered hills dotted with small wine villages to the delightful little town of Damery. Afternoon visit to the cellars of Moet et Chandon for a private wine tasting. 

Friday Day 6 Darney to Epernay

We leave the river Marne for a small canal leading to Epernay. Visit the Abbey of Hautvilliers where the monk Dom Perignon first made champagne. Afternoon drive to Remis Cathedral. Wonderful farewell celebration on board and your last gourmet dinner on board.


Saturday, Day 7 Epernay

After your last great breakfast on board you will be driven to either the airport or your hotel. 


Note : The route is run in reverse on alternate weeks and excursion days and mooring places may change

 

2017 Rates

La Nouvelle Etoile
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Single supplement Value 3737
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 61000
Single supplement Regular 3987
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 57000
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat 11 Night 101600
Suite per person Value 7475
Suite per person Regular 7975
Suite per person 11 Night 13290
Single supplement 11 Night 6645

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Oct 15 Value Germany and Luxembourg
Sept 17, 24; Oct 1, 8 Regular Luxembourg and Germany
Aug 20, 27; Sep 3, 10 Regular Alsace- Lorraine

2018 Rates

La Nouvelle Etoile
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Suite per person Value 7700
Suite per person Value 7700
Suite per person Regular 8200
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 57800
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Mid 57800
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 61800
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat 11 Night 104600

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Aug 19, 26, Sep 2, 9, Regular Nancy to Strasbourg
July 22, 29, Aug 5 Value Paris to Epernay
Jun 17, 24, Jul 1, Regular Moret to Briare
Oct 14 Value Mosel River cruising between Remich and Koblenz
Seo 16, 23, 30 Oct 7 Regular Mosel River cruising between Remich and Koblenz
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6 Regular Haarlem to Haarlem
May 13 Regular Amsterdam to Brughes
May 20 Regular Bruges to Paris
Jun 10 Regular Auxerre to Moret

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