French river cruise company CroisiEurope will unveil four new vessels in 2016 — two river ships and two canal barges. 

In addition to the previously announced 80-passenger paddlewheeler Elbe Princesse that will begin sailing Germany’s Elbe River next year, CroisiEurope will launch the 60-passenger Apsara Princesse on the Mekong River in Southeast Asia.

The Apsara Princesse will join CroisiEurope’s four other ships sailing the Mekong.

The French company is also building a canal barge, the 24-passenger Daniele Barge, for sailing along the Briare Canal between Burgundy and the Loire Valley in France. The barge will visit Briare, Lere, Menetreol-sous-Sancerre, La Chapelle-Montlinard, Marseilles-Les-Aubigny and Nevers.

The 24-passenger Deborah Barge will sail France’s Garonne Canal, making stops in Toulouse, Castelsarrasin, Moissac, Valence-d’Agen, Agen, Serignac-Sur-Garonne and Damazan.

The Elbe Princesse, Daniele Barge and Deborah Barge are all sailing new river and canal routes for CroisiEurope.

CroisiEurope is based in Strasbourg, France, and with the launch of four new vessels it will operate 47 of them, most of which the company owns. 

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