L’Estello barge

L'Estello

10 cabins / 2 decks

The L’Estello is a Dutch barge, originally launched in 1937. The vessel was modernised from head to toe for passenger cruising on the rivers and canals of France. She features an air-conditioned living room, divided into 2 areas: restaurant with large picture windows and a bar area with comfortable sofas and armchairs.

Outside you’ll find a sundeck with fixed awning, tables, and chairs. The boat has a number of books and games on board.

  • L'Estello
  • L'Estello
  • Bar and lounge
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Cabin

Facts

  • Year of construction: 1937
  • Renovation: Barge Converted to passenger ship 1990
  • Flag: French
  • Length: 39 m / 128 ft
  • Width: 5.2 m / 16.4 ft
  • Draft: 1.60 m / 5.2 ft
  • Passengers: 20
  • Crew: 4
  • Number of cabins: 10
  • Wi-Fi: Free WiFi on board in restaurant/bar area
  • Languages on board: English, German, and French
  • Payment accepted: Cash ONLY
  • Currency on board: Euro

Boat overview

  • Air conditioned lounge and bar area with large windows
  • Restaurant / dining area with comfortable seating
  • Free hot drinks machine
  • Large 55” screen television in the lounge
  • Library and games available
  • Dedicated bike storage
  • Sundeck with seating accommodation and fixed awning
  • No Laundry Services on board
  • Complimentary courtesy kit: soap, shower gel, shampoo, shower cap.
  • Drinkable water on board (natural and sparkling water options)
  • Special diet requests: Any vegan or gluten-free diet requests will incur a €50/person surcharge. To be paid in advance.

**Smoking is not permitted except in designated smoking section on outside deck**

Cabin features

  • All cabins equipped with en-suite private facilities (sink, shower, toilet), two fixed portholes, air conditioning, hairdryer, mini-safe, ample closet space, drawers underneath each bed for extra storage, full-length mirror, and 220V - 50Hz with Schuko bipolar sockets.
  • Upper deck
    • Restaurant/dining area
    • Lounge/bar
    • Sundeck
  • Lower deck
    • 10 cabins
      • 1 Double Bed Cabin (bed size 1.90 m x 1.40 m)
      • 9 Single Cabins (bed size 1.90 m x 0.80 m)

We remind you that the boat is not like a hotel, so during the journey you will always hear some sort of underground noise.


L’Estello’s layout


Bike tours sailing on L’Estello

Provence by Bike and Boat

COUNTRY: France

7 nights
4.8/5 (23)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.8/5 (23)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1090

Guided:
From Avignon: Mar 25; Apr 8, 22; May 6, 20; Jun 3, 17; Jul 1, 15, 29; Aug 12, 26; Sep 9, 23; Oct 7, 21, 2023 From Aigues Mortes: Apr 1, 15, 29; May 13, 27; Jun 10, 24; Jul 8, 22; Aug 5, 19; Sep 2, 16, 30; Oct 14, 2023

Self-guided:
From Avignon: Mar 25; Apr 8, 22; May 6, 20; Jun 3, 17; Jul 1, 15, 29; Aug 12, 26; Sep 9, 23; Oct 7, 21, 2023 From Aigues Mortes: Apr 1, 15, 29; May 13, 27; Jun 10, 24; Jul 8, 22; Aug 5, 19; Sep 2, 16, 30; Oct 14, 2023

Description:
This spectacular bike and boat tour will take you through the wild Camargue nature, where you'll see its bulls and horses: from the medieval fortress of Aigues Mortes you’ll cycle comfortably on towards Arles. Following this portion of the ride, you’ll…

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