Your every need and wish has been anticipated. Meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout – from the selection of the linens to the fresh flowers and fruit in each suite. • Pre-cruise documents with detailed information on ports of call • Champagne welcome on Sunday afternoon • Three gourmet meals daily • A selection of fine wines with lunches and dinners • Open bar • All museum and chateau entrance fees • All transfers to and from La Nouvelle Etoile are included from your arrival hotel and depurtaure to either your hotel or airport, depending on your destination upon departure. We have as well as the wonderful daily tours. Our own luxury 8 passenger Mercedes Benz air-conditioned luxury van with our driver/tour guide that can also be available for your personal use (within the cruise area) for shopping, additional specific locations or just any requessts we can accommodate.
La Nouvelle Etoile is designed for the ultimate in comfort and convenience and offers the following features and amenities. Built on the largest hull afloat that can navigate the small canals. La Nouvelle Etoile offers a fitness center and a Jacuzzi hot tub on the bow, great to relax at night after dinner or during the day. Elevator from the salon to the suites below. Independently controlled air conditioning in each suite and self-service laundry. Gourmet meals are served on beautiful china, silver and fine crystal in our spacious dining room. You can sunbathe on the ample sun deck with retractable electric canopy or ride a bike along the towpaths or in ports of call.
General Information: La Nouvelle Etoile is totally Wi-Fi connected throughout the whole vessel. There is no need to bring adapters for any electricial outlets, just bring correct adapters for charging cell phones and lap tops.
No Smoking Policy: For the safety and comfort of all of our guests, smoking is permitted only on the outside decks. Route Changes: Very rarely it may be necessary to change the route due to maintenance work on the locks. Although this very rarely happens, it is unwise to book hotel or car rentals at the termination point, other than Paris.
La Nouvelle Etoile and all cooperating agents act only in the capacity of agents in arranging hotels, Transportation, sight-seeing and any other services listed in itineraries and, as such, shall not be held liable for any injury, damage, inconvenience or expense due to the act of default of or action of any hotel, carrier, restaurant or person providing or rendering any of the services associated with the cruise. La Nouvelle Etoile and its agents cannot be held responsible for any injury, death, expense, damage to personal property which may be sustained on account of or by reason of any defect in any vehicle, bicycle, boat, or common carrier, or of any persons or company providing such services. Any losses or expenses will have to be borne by the passengers.
La Nouvelle Etoile reserves the right to withdraw or cancel any cruise prior to departure and to change the itinerary or cruise route should circumstances require it. The right is also reserved to decline to accept or retain any person as a passenger should such person’s health or general deportment impede the normal operation of the cruise. In such cases refunds will be based on the cost of the unfinished portion of the cruise.