The 5 best houseboats to rent on Airbnb in Avignon


Looking for a change from your daily routine? Discover our selection of the most beautiful houseboats for rent on Airbnb in Avignon!

Would you like to visit Avignon and the surrounding region, and completely disconnect from your daily routine? There’s nothing like a night on a barge!

During the day, you’ll head off to the Cité des Papes, to admire all its treasures and enjoy its pleasant climate. You’ll discover a dynamic city with an extremely rich historical heritage, where culture predominates. Then drive a few kilometers to find yourself in the heart of the surrounding Provencal countryside. Here, the scent of lavender is omnipresent, and the vineyards of the Rhône Valley stretch for miles.

In the evening, head for the banks of the Petit Rhône and embark on an unforgettable journey aboard your floating home. In an unusual setting, lulled by the waves, you’re in for a dreamy night. Discover our selection of the most beautiful houseboats for rent on Airbnb in Avignon.

1. 8-person houseboat with pool


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  • Budget: €€€€
  • Special feature: terrace with swimming pool

Just imagine: a 160 m² barge, 4 bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms and separate WCs, a vast contemporary living room with TV area and relaxation area, a large kitchen… But also a huge terrace with barbecue and, above all, a swimming pool! You don’t think that’s possible? Well, it is! You’re not dreaming, it’s what this barge in Avignon, called Les Trois Matelots, offers you.

With room for 8 travelers, it offers incredible comfort thanks to its modern, well-appointed decor and quality amenities. Outside, you can soak up the sun by the pool, on the terrace or around the barbecue.

Located on the banks ofIle Piot, just a few minutes from Avignon city center, it offers an incredible view of the ramparts of the old city of Avignon. Not to mention a breathtaking panorama of the Palais des Papes.

There’s no doubt about it, this exceptional Airbnb barge in Avignon promises an incredible stay.

2. Large illuminated barge on Barthelasse island


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  • Budget: €€€€
  • Benefits: located 10 minutes from Avignon’s historic center

Welcoming, bright, atypical and pleasant accommodation on the water, just a 10-minute walk from Avignon… That’s the promise of this incredible houseboat for rent on Airbnb in Avignon!

You’ll be aboard the 200 m², 3-bedroom Rose Eau, which can accommodate 6 travelers. You’ll also enjoy a large common area, with a large open kitchen, a convivial dining area and a comfortable lounge.

And as the weather is often fine in Avignon, you’ll particularly appreciate the terrace on the upper deck and its summer kitchen. And don’t forget the solarium and deckchairs, from which you can admire the peaceful surroundings of this barge in Avignon.

In addition to exquisite comfort, it’s also ideally located for easy sightseeing. Moored on theBarthelasse island, you’ll be a 10-minute walk from the historic center, and 5 minutes from the Avignon bridge. For a unique experience, click here!

3. Modern houseboat with terrace and view of the Palace of the Popes


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  • Budget: €€€€
  • Benefits of this accommodation: located 500 m from the town center

The Imagine barge, as its name suggests, is a veritable invitation to dream and soothe.

Come aboard this 100 m² barge, which can accommodate 4 to 6 travelers, thanks to its 2 bedrooms. You’ll fall under the spell of this original accommodation, which offers a pleasant place to live for a weekend with family or friends.

Its ideal location just 500 meters from the city center, on the Rhone Canal, means you can easily take advantage of the city’s activities, and the surrounding peace and quiet.

Moored under the plane trees, this barge in Avignon also gives you access to a 300 m² square garden, so you can enjoy a pleasant moment outdoors, in the fresh air. But you can also choose to enjoy the terrace on deck, for an early-morning coffee, an afternoon sunbath, or a drink with friends at dusk.

One thing’s for sure, it’s a timeless stay that awaits you if you choose to stay on this houseboat for rent on Airbnb in Avignon.

4. Authentic barge in the shade of plane trees


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  • Budget: €€€€
  • Plus: terrace and proximity to the city center

Put down your suitcases in this floating chambre d’hôte on the Rhône for a night or a romantic weekend.

Situated 500 meters from Avignon city center, this little cocoon of wood and white is the ideal pied-à-terre for a couple looking for an intimate, original stay.

Soft decor, a comfortable bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen and a lovely furnished terrace are all on offer in this welcoming, fully air-conditioned place. This pretty barge for rent on Airbnb in Avignon also boasts a breathtaking view of Avignon’s Palais des Papes. What more could you ask for?

5. Cozy houseboat 5 minutes from downtown


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  • Budget: €€€€
  • Benefits of this accommodation: parking available in front of the barge

How about a romantic night aboard a floating haven of peace?

Moored along the Rhône, this barge for rent on Airbnb in Avignon offers a lovely, atypical vacation spot. At first glance, you’ll appreciate its warm, intimate setting, provided by a cosy, well-crafted decor.

This pleasant place has all the comforts you need for a perfect stay. A cozy bedroom awaits you, as well as a well-equipped bathroom, and a large living room with a spacious lounge and a functional, open kitchen. Last but not least, the many windows provide a pleasantly bright atmosphere. Privacy and a change of scenery guaranteed, onBarthelasse Island!

All that’s left is to choose your favorite barge in Avignon for an unforgettable getaway!