Last updated on June 25th, 2021

I recently took a barge holiday in France and would like to pass the following info on to other women. Preparation and packing for a European barge adventure is easy. Think informal. Think layers, think comfort. Leave the fancy clothes at home. This is not a CRUISE cruise where you dress for dinner. A clean T-shirt, jeans or a skirt and sneakers are just about as fancy as it gets on board. Rule of thumb– Carry only what will fit in a small suitcase. Everything else is excess. Trust me!

Evelyn Hannon, Editor, JW

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