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Be a French bargee for a day

Be a French bargee for a day

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I have a travel agency and am passionate about barging, our beautiful river. I've been leading tours around this town and its bargee museum for years. It's an amazing place.
Jocelyne
Jocelyne
Jocelyne
Jocelyne

What we’ll do

You'll be discovering why Saint Jean de Losne was so important for bargees and what their life was like. You'll learn about what kind of things they would transport, how hard their lives could be, how children would be educated and how important inland waterways transport was in France.

What else you should know

One of the best museums in France explaining what life was like for people living and working on a barge.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Ropes to try pulling a barge

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes.

Where you'll be

- Riverside walking along the Saône and to the Burgundy Canal - Streets of Saint Jean de Losne - Barging museum in Saint Jean de Losne

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

One of the best museums in France explaining what life was like for people living and working on a barge.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Jocelyne
Be a French bargee for a day
New experience
$41/person
New experience
$41/person