European Waterways
La Nouvelle Etoile 8 Passenger Luxury Barge

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La Nouvelle Etoile is an ultra deluxe barge with very spacious accommodation for only 8 passengers, offering a wonderful blend of traditional elegance and sophisticated, state of the art facilities. The elegant, air conditioned and teak-lined dining area and saloon, with an attractive bar and piano, feature warm and inviting furnishings.

On deck there is a spacious sun deck with comfortable loungers and hot tub. Other facilities include internet access, exercise room and 8 bikes. The air conditioned suites, each over 200 square feet, have satellite TV and large en-suite bathrooms with double sinks. The barge's attentive crew of five is comprised of an experienced Captain, Master Chef, Tour Guide and two Housekeepers, all of whom will ensure your cruise is truly memorable.

Deck Plan
Cruise Highlights
Typical Cuisine
  • HOLLAND(April & May)
    - Tour Keukenhof Gardens
    - Visit fascinating Zaanse Schans
    - Visit the Royal Delft pottery
  • BURGUNDY (June & July)
    - Visit Chateau de Fontaineblea
    - Cross the river on the Pont Canal de Briare
    - Tour of Chateau Saint Fargeau
  • GERMANY & LUXEMBOURG (September & October)
    - Visit Burg Eltz, the 12thC "Queen of German Castles
    - Tour Trier, Germany's oldest town and see the Porta Nigra
    - Finish the cruise in Luxembourg with a visit to its capital
  • Regional Specialities
    Medallions of Veal with a Girolles and Truffle Sauce, Breast of Duck with a Passion Fruit Glace, Crepes Suzette with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Wine Cellar
    Domaine Henri Bourgeois, Pouilly Fume, Chateau Davenay, Montagney, Domaine Laroche, Chablis Premier Cru, Domaine Bouchard Pere et Fils, Santenay, Chateau La Rose Trintaudon, Haut Medoc
  • Cheese Board
    Munster, Brie de Meaux, Fourme d'Ambert, Chaource, Gouda, Leyden, Brokkel Ould, Aisy Cendre, Epoisses, Ami du Chambertin