6 Passengers



We are very pleased to invite you on board for a relaxing, gastronomic cruise on one of the nicest barge in France. Saroche offers accommodations for 6 passengers in 3 en suite staterooms. The barge has a split level lounge/dinning room, a quiet shady garden lounge featuring a foliage surrounded fish pond with waterfall and goldfish and a large sundeck and parasol-covered dinning deck. The barge is 39 m long and 5 m wide.

Saroche offers a homely atmosphere without sacrificing any of the luxury to be expected from a high class hotel. She is surely one of the most attractive barges on the French waterways.She has a crew of four, including the owners. Kevin, the captain and Freddie, the chef, his wife. They have cruise intensively on the inland waterways of Europe and spent several years on board a luxury motor yacht based on the Mediterranean, their friendly, cheerful personalities and sense of humour are appreciated by passengers, who rapidly become friends.


The staterooms reflect a high standard to which the vessel was designed, all the beds can be converted into either twin or queen sized double beds. The cabins have large wardrobes. Bathrooms contains extra large fully tiled shower cubicles, toilets are separated from the bathrooms. All cabins have large opening windows, central heating and individually controlled air conditioning system. Every cruise on the Saroche is a gourmet experience. Freddie offers a choice of dishes each evening on its 5 course menu, she will discuss your personal preferences with you and tailor the week' s menu. The barge carries a cellar of over 200 bottles of wine and Champagne. You are invited to visit the "cave" and select your own wine each evening, with assistance in the choice of your wine, by the crew if you wish. During the cruise and for the Captain' s farewell dinner guests are invited to dine ashore to sample the regional cuisine and ambience at the local auberges and restaurants.

Highlight can include:

medieval town of Aigues Mortes/Wine tasting at Chateauneuf du Pape/Avignon palais du Pape/
Roman aquaduct Pont du Gard/Arles roman amphitheatre/Van Gog Museum/Safari in the
Camargue wild bulls and white horses.



39 meters long, 5m wide, 6 passengers, 4 crew,
3 Doubles or twins, central heating, air conditionning



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1-Captain' s Quarters   2-Crew   3-Galley   4-Dinning Area   5-Lounge
6-Twin or Double   7-Crew Quarters


SAROCHE   2011