French Country Waterways Horizon II

OCG Class
Horizon II
Year Built1950
Year Last Refurbished2004
Capacity8 passengers


Built as a cargo barge in 1950, the Horizon II was converted into a hotel barge in 1984 and now carries 12 passengers on peaceful river cruises. Clientele is generally older Americans and Canadians looking to experience French food and wine. Dining is always the highlight on French Country Waterways. The chefs are top-notch, serving up original, well-crafted dishes and that are excellently paired with French wines.

Horizon II Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: French Country Waterways
  • Ship Type: Barge
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Registry: France
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2004
  • Capacity: 8 passengers
  • Decks: 2
  • Gross Tonnage: 200
  • Length: 128 ft
  • Beam: 16 ft
  • Average Speed: 5 knots
  • Outside Cabins: 4
  • Nationality of Officers: British, French
  • Nationality of Crew: British, French
  • Number of Crew: 6

Horizon II On-Board Recreation

  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Horizon II Dining Choices

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

Horizon II Entertainment

  • Main Lounge: Bar, background music, games, books (Capacity: 12)