• Destinations Germany

Why Book With The Barge Connection

At The Barge Connection we are passionnate about what we do, let us show you why! With our experience and passion for fun, luxurious travel at your service. We are happy to answer your questions, and are dedicated to making your trip a dream come true.

Athos_Group_Deck_2 EXPERTISE

  • Established in 1998, we represent only quality barge and river cruises
  • First-hand knowledge of the vessels and destinations
  • Personal relationships with the barge operators
  • Expertise derived from regular visits and cruises

Vineyard_Visit_in_Southern_France CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • We are passionate about barging, let us show you why!
  • Unparalleled service is is our standard
  • Your enjoyable travel experience and total satisfaction is paramount
  • We welcome all your questions, big and small and have ready answers
  • Our only goal is to ensure you’re paired with a barge perfectly suited to your interests and tastes
  • Pre and post cruise planning is welcomed
  • No hidden fees, you pay the same as booking direct


  • Over sixty luxurious crewed barges and riverboats
  • Nearly 50 self-drive barges (similar to houseboats)
  • Selections spanning Europe

Amaryllis_and_Cycling QUALITY

  • The Barge Connection ensures satisfaction by booking only quality vessels
  • Our success depends on your enjoyment
  • Only vessels that meet the most critical standards are represented


  • Our passionate expertise is shared with you at no additional cost
  • You pay the same price as booking direct
  • More options with less work
  • Specials and last minute offers updated regularly on our website
  • Quality vessels and experiences in all price ranges