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Barging in Belgium, the Highest Ship's Elevator of the World!

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Belgium  
Specialty Categories: Barging   Cultural Journey  
Season: April - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 960 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1285 Euro (EUR)

Contact us for dates. Tour Itinerary: This tour combines the cultural cities Tournai and Oudenaarde with marvellous landscapes, the unique ship's elevators and the famous inclined plane of Ronquières.

Day 1: Welcome on board in Oudenaarde, this wonderful city was a medieval centre of textile manufacture.

Day 2: Barge the river Scheldt to Tournai, the oldest city in Belgium.

Day 3: Blaton. Visit the "stair" of locks and/or the Beloeil castle.

Day 4: Thieu famous for the old and the new boat lifts on the "canal du centre".

Day 5: Thieu, we pass the elevator, 73 m up, and continue to the inclined slope of Ronquières.

Day 6: Downstream to Antoing, ancient cement production sites and a Roman Tomb.

Day 7: Continue over the Scheldt river to Oudenaarde and Ename, where an archaeological site and a nice museum await you.

Day 8: Goodbyes after a healthy. Breakfast around 10 AM.

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10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices:
- Groups of 8 persons pay 960 Euro/pp
- Cabin charters cost 1055 Euro/pp
- Single travellers pay 1285 Euro/pp.

Price Includes:
- All meals, half board in option
- Drink with the meals are included
- Crew: your all-round hosts/captains/cooks/guides
- the use of ship's bikes
- Canal-Bridge and harbour fees for the barge
- Fuel
- Bed linen, towels
- Use of the ships Bicycles, all tourist info, maps for biking or walking
- Divers playthings for your entertainment.

Price Excludes:
- Your personal expenses and trips
- Transportation to and from the starting harbour
- Drinks from the honour bar
- Your travel and cancellation insurance.

About This Supplier
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Location: Belgium
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2006

Barging through Belgium on board of the old timer (1924) "M14685", with all the modern comfort. Small groups, upto 8 passengers. The 4 cabins have private facilities. Maurits Karreman is your certified captain, even for sea going vessels! In the kitchen Olga Karreman- Van Maele will surprise you with...

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