Belmond Afloat in France Belmond Hirondelle Ship Information

OCG Class
Belmond Hirondelle
Year Built1928
Year Last Refurbished2001
Capacity8 passengers


Decorated in soft country shades, the Hirondelle's relaxed atmosphere is perfectly in tune with the gentle scenery along the waterways of France. The ship, built in 1928, first operated as a cargo barge before being converted to a hotel barge in 1993.

Belmond Hirondelle Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Belmond Afloat in France
  • Ship Type: Barge
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Former Name: Vios
  • Registry: France
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2001
  • Capacity: 8 passengers
  • Gross Tonnage: 150
  • Length: 128 ft
  • Beam: 16.5 ft
  • Outside Cabins: 4
  • Nationality of Crew: British, French
  • Number of Crew: 4

Belmond Hirondelle On-Board Recreation

  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Belmond Hirondelle Dining Choices

  • Dining Room Cuisine: Regional (Capacity: 10)

Belmond Hirondelle Entertainment

  • Salon (Capacity: 8)

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