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Hotel Barge L’Art de Vivre

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L’Art de Vivre is a charming, traditional barge, which has a particularly fascinating history. Originally built in England during World War One, she served as a supply vessel for Allied troops on the Somme. In retirement, she has enjoyed a more tranquil lifestyle on one of France’s longest-established canals, the Canal du Nivernais.

There are four comfortable, compact cabins with en suite facilities and the delightful saloon combines leather, wood and brass features to create a warm and inviting ambience. Outside, there is a sun deck to relax on with a glass of wine as you glide through the Burgundy countryside and a spa pool to soak in. You can explore the towpath on foot or on one of the barge’s bicycles, before rejoining L’Art de Vivre at the next lock.

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