Belmond Amaryllis barge


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Belmond (River Cruises)

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Belmond Amaryllis barge Review and Specifications

Specifications of Belmond Amaryllis barge

Year built 1962  /  Age : 56
Owner Belmond River Cruises
Length (LOA) 39 m / 128 ft
Beam (width) 5 m / 16 ft
Gross Tonnage 70 gt
Passengers 4 - 8
Crew 6
Decks 2
Cabins 4
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2001

Review of Belmond Amaryllis barge

Starting with a Dutch hull built in 1962, in 2001 the 8-passenger Belmond Amaryllis was converted into a hotel barge. Currently, the barge cruise ship offers itineraries in Burgundy around Dijon, and also on River Saone and Canal de Bourgogne (central-eastern France). This Belmond cruise ship is only available to families or groups wishing to charter the whole vessel.Belmond Amaryllis barge cruise ship

Like her fleetmates, Belmond Amaryllis barge cruise deals are all-inclusive. Boat charter prices are inclusive of all meals, soft drinks, wines, beer, liquor, liqueurs, bottled water, as well as all excursions and guided tours ashore. A VW mini-bus follows the barge's itinerary route and is available for passenger transportation on daily tours at designated times. Typical shore trips include wine tastings in the Burgundy's wine capital Beaune, and a tour of the Dukes of Burgundy residence - Chateau de Germolles.

There are 4 suites available aboard Belmond Amaryllis. All staterooms are decorated in traditional style, and complimented by tables from Li Puma of Florence. Cabins' window casings were specially designed and incorporate large windows framing the passing countryside. The sun deck features a small heated swimming pool and loungers. The ship also carries 8 complimentary bicycles (for passenger use along the itinerary route). The barge has a crew of 6 - the Captain, chef, tour guide, sailor, two hosts.

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