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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


2019 Rates

La Nouvelle Etoile
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 61600
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat 6 night 63650
Suite per person 6 night 8450
Single Cabin 6 night 12675


Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Jun 16 6 night Auxerre to Moret
July 28; Aug 04, 11, 18 6 night Alsace-Lorraine
July 07 6 night Paris to Epernay
Jun 30 6 night Briare to Moret
Sep 01, 15, 29; Oct 13 6 night Remich to Koblenz
Mar 31; Apr 07, 14, 21, 28; May 05, 12 6 night Haarlem to Haarlem
Jun 09 6 night Moret to Auxerre
Sep 08, 22; Oct 6 6 night Koblenz to Remich
Jun 23 6 night Moret to Briare

2020 Rates

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Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Sept 06, 13, 20, 27 Regular Remich to Koblenz
Oct 04, 11 Regular Remich to Koblenz
March 29 April 05, 12, 19, 26 May 03, 10, 17, 24 Regular Holland
June 14, 21, 28, July 05 Regular Burgundy
July 26 Aug 23, 30 Regular Remich to Koblenz



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