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Sketching & Painting on the FRENCH Canals


June 12 – 18, 2024

Oise Valley, FRANCE

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A cruise aboard a canal barge promises a peaceful break where you take the time to discover “la douce France” in a different way. The MS Raymonde a true cocoon of charm, sails on the French canals and offers its passengers an original and authentic experience.

The MS Raymonde is a beautiful Premium canal barge, measuring 38,50 meters long and 5,07 meters wide. It can accommodate 22 passengers, in 11 cabins spread over two decks. The size of the cabins is 9m2  offering amenities and providing guests with all the comforts they need during their stay. On board, everything has been taken care of down to the smallest detail and the 6 crew members guarantee a personalized service. The decoration is stylish with an elegant and intimate atmosphere. Located on the upper deck are the restaurant, which offers delicate cuisine in a refined setting, the lounge bar and a relaxation area with a jacuzzi. Comfortable sun loungers are provided on the sun deck, the ideal place to relax and admire the surrounding landscapes. A journey aboard the MS Raymonde promises an unforgettable getaway on the water.

Of course, on top of all this, add Robbie’s remarkable lessons and insights, fantastic exursions, delectable meals and wine, and it adds up to once in a life time experience.

The cost shown below includes:

  • Accommodations on the barge for 6 nights double occupancy
  • All meals and snacks
  • Wine and other beverages on the barge and some excursions
  • All listed excursions and activities
  • All of Robbie’s presentations for painters
  • Optional Yoga classes in the mornings
  • Use of pool, bicycles, etc on the barge

Painters: $3,695 per person dbl occupancy

Cruisers: $3,395 per person dbl occupancy

Single Occupancy 2x prices listed

Does not include Tips, transportation to/from barge


Register by December 12, 2023, and receive a $200 discount per person!

Regular Cost: $3,695 (Painters)  $3,395 (Cruisers)

Discount Cost: $3,495 Painters  $3,195 (Cruisers)