Princesse Royal

Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - Princesse Royal

The hull of the Princesse Royal was originally constructed as a seagoing sailing vessel: this explains the unique shape of the ship. But the vessel was then converted to become a passenger barge for inland waterways. The owner and skipper of this fine barge, sets high standards to atmosphere, personal service and comfort, with the […]


Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - France - L'Estello

L’Estello was built in 1937. It is a classic Dutch passenger barge that has been converted to today’s standards of comfort. The large lounge area has picture windows with plenty of natural light. French doors give access to the inviting sun deck. The dining area also has large windows and comfortable seating and the living room […]


Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - France - Caprice

The Caprice is a beautiful Dutch boat that has been in operation since 2009. It’s freshly varnished wood and bright colors will welcome you. The large sun deck is inviting, and nothing is better than sitting comfortably while cruising the canals of France. 2 Double cabins (80 Ft²) 8 Twin cabins (80 Ft²) 1 Single […]

Ave Maria

Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - Italy - Ave Maria

The Ave Maria barge has been totally rebuilt with 100% Italian design by a renowned Italian architectural firm. Its shapes, colors and materials have been chosen carefully in order to create a warm, sober and yet sophisticated atmosphere. 4 Superior double cabins above deck (118 ft²) 10 Standard double cabins below deck (118 ft²) 3 […]

Vita Pugna

Bike and Barge - Italy - Van Gogh Tours - Vita Pugna

After many years as cargo boat, Vita Pugna was completely renovated in the early 1990s in order to start its new life as floating hotel along the Dutch canals. On board the Vita Pugna you will find the same style and cozy atmosphere of the Bike & Barge cruises in Holland enhanced by the friendly […]

La Mar

Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - La Mar (Fiep)

In 2000 La Mar was converted from a cargo ship into a modern and spacious passenger ship, especially for boat and bike tours in the Netherlands and Belgium. In the winter of 2012/2013 the ship has been completely renovated. On the upper deck, there is the air-conditioned lounge, a spacious sitting area with wide screen […]

Mare Fan Fryslân

Van Gogh Tours - Sail and bike - Mare fan Fryslan

The sailing ship Mare fan Fryslân was built in 1960 as a freight ship. It was completely renovated in 2006 and since 2007 it has been used as a very comfortable, beautiful, almost extravagant, three-mast schooner on Dutch waters. The sail can be operated either by hand or electrically. On the lower deck, the Mare […]

Leafde Fan Fryslân

Leafde fan Fryslân - Van Gogh Tours - Sail Bike and Tulips

The sailing ship Leafde fan Fryslân, an imposing, three-mast barquentine. On the lower deck you will find the restaurant in nautical style, where the carefully prepared sumptuous meals are served. In the wheelhouse on the upper deck, the Leafde fan Fryslân offers a cosy lounge which is equipped with large panoramic windows, a well-appointed seating […]

Magnifique IV

Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - Magnifique IV

The Magnifique IV is since 2020 the new sister of the Magnifique family. The Magnifique IV’s upper deck features a spacious and tastefully-decorated salon with air conditioning, a bar and lounge area. Here you will find large panoramic windows, a widescreen TV, and information screens displaying the barge’s real-time location. Wi-Fi is also available. The comfortable and […]

Magnifique II

Van Gogh Tours - Bike and Barge - Magnifique II

The premium ship Magnifique II has been constructed in 2016 and has set new standards for comfort. The Magnifique II is a very popular ship on several tours in The Netherlands and Belgium. The upper deck has a large, tastefully furnished and spacious salon with air conditioning, a restaurant area, a beautiful bar and a […]