The intimate 3-star hotel-barge Anacoluthe is a combination of old world charm and modern comforts. The emphasis on the cruise is relaxation, gastronomy and scenery. Gently cruising through the tranquil waters of France, you'll find that this delightful vessel is a particularly civilised way to take in the charming scenery unfolding before you at a deliberately leisurely pace.
Superb meals are freshly prepared by the ship's excellent chefs, and served in the well-appointed dining room. Large aspect windows treat you to magnificent views as you enjoy meals that rival the best local restaurants. Enjoy a buffet breakfast, full luncheon or a buffet lunch and four-course gastronomic dinners. The ship prides itself on its selection of regional wines, which are served with lunch and dinner and included in the price of your cruise. Throughout the course of the week dinners will follow a regional theme, with the menu, cheese and wine originating from a specific region of France.
Public Rooms &
The interior provides old world charm in the piano bar and the lounge - complete with a small library and games room - whilst panoramic windows give all-round views of the passing scenery. For your comfort, the ship is fully air conditioned and centrally heated, and also offers a small exercise room. On deck, there is ample space for you to relax with sun loungers available. Anacoluthe has an on deck whirlpool, which is the perfect place from which to watch the world gently float by.
Anacoluthe offers 25 comfortable twin bedded cabins. All of which are situated on the Lower Deck. All cabins have en suite facilities, including a private shower, WC and washbasin.
An award-winning ship
Anacoluthe is a firm favourite among Great Rail Journeys customers, and has won a number of Great Rail Journeys awards over the last few years. Based solely on customer feedback, Anacoluthe has won the GRJ Gold Award for Food in the France category three times, most recently in 2013. In 2012, the ship won the Silver Award for 'Best Accommodation in the France & Benelux Region'.