Belmond Hirondelle barge Review and Specifications
Specifications of Belmond Hirondelle barge
|Year built||1928 / Age : 89|
|Length (LOA)||39 m / 128 ft|
|Beam (width)||5 m / 16 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||70 gt|
|Passengers||4 - 8|
|Decks with cabins||1|
Review of Belmond Hirondelle barge
The 1928-built Belmond Hirondelle barge is a former Dutch cargo vessel, that was transformed into a luxury hotel barge in 1992. In 2002, Hirondelle was refurbished again. The 8-passenger barge cruises in Southern Burgundy and the Franche-Comte region famous for its vineyards.
Accommodations on the ship include 4 staterooms (sized 9,3 m2 / 100 ft2). Three of the cabins are with twin beds, and the 4th has a double. All the en-suite bathrooms are shower-only, and oofer L'Occitane bath products (soap, shower gel, shampoo).
Belmond Hirondelle cruise deals normally include all meals with complimentary local wine and French cheese board, an open bar, all shore excursions (guided tours in Besancon, Victor Hugo's birthplace, for instance), also complimentary bicycles (for passenger use along the itinerary route). Optional trips (such as golf tours, hot air balloon rides) cost extra.
The ship's public spaces include a saloon (lounge & bar), sun deck with a hot tub and sun loungers. The ship is air conditioned throughout, and crewed by 4 - chef, tour guide, hostess, skipper (Captain).
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Belmond Hirondelle barge Itineraries 2017
The below listed Belmond Hirondelle barge cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.
10 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune to Rhone-Rhine Canal
24 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune to Rhone-Rhine Canal
08 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune to Rhone-Rhine Canal
22 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune to Rhone-Rhine Canal