Groups can book this tour from April till November.
Cabin charter is possible on following dates:
* August 01-10 (from Oudenaarde to Maasmechelen)
* August 22-31 (from Maasmechelen to Oudenaarde)
Day 1: Welcome on board in Oudenaarde, this wonderful city was a medieval centre of textile manufacture.
Day 2: Upstream the Scheldt river 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: Charleroi in the heart of Wallonian Steel production.
Day 6: Namur, cultural city on Meuse and Sambre rivers, with a famous citadel.
Day 7: Huy, city on the Meuse river.
Day 8: Liège, ancient capital of an independent principality for eight centuries
Day 9: Maasmechelen, see the typical architecture of a "garden city" with its history of coal mining. Good stop for shopping!
Day 10: goodbyes after a healthy breakfast around 10AM.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Groups of 8 persons pay 1130 Euro/pp for this 10 days tour/
- Booking per cabin pay 1240 Euro/pp for full board
- Single can book a cabin for 1510 Euro with full board
- All meals, half board in option
- Crew: your all-round hosts/captains/cooks/guides
- Canal- Bridge- and harbour fees for the barge
- Bed linen, towels
- Use of the ships Bicycles, tourist info, walking or biking maps
- Divers playthings for your entertainment.
- Note: this tour is a one way tour from Oudenaarde to Maasmechelen
-Your personal expenses and trips
-Transportation to and from the starting harbours
- Drinks from the honour bar
- Your travel and cancellation insurance.
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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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