Belmond Afloat in France Belmond Alouette Ship Information

OCG Class
Belmond Alouette
Year Built1985
Year Last Refurbished2001
Capacity4 passengers


Before being converted to a charter hotel barge in 1986, the Alouette transported wood and grain through the canals of Europe. The Alouette now travels along the tree-shaded Canal du Midi between Carcassonne and Beziers.

Belmond Alouette Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Belmond Afloat in France
  • Ship Type: Barge
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Former Name: Mars
  • Registry: France
  • Year Built: 1985
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2001
  • Capacity: 4 passengers
  • Decks: 1
  • Gross Tonnage: 200
  • Length: 100 ft
  • Beam: 15.58 ft
  • Average Speed: 10 knots
  • Outside Cabins: 2
  • Nationality of Crew: British, French
  • Number of Crew: 4

Belmond Alouette On-Board Recreation

  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Belmond Alouette Dining Choices

  • Dining Room Cuisine: Continental, French (Capacity: 8)

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