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'Prospérité'- Burgundy Canal

Beautiful 'Prospérité' offers a memorable journey through one of the most popular holiday regions of France: Burgundy. Watch the glorious scenery go past as you glide along the Burgundy Canal from your spot in the on-deck hot tub of this spacious barge. Visit the open kitchen to observe your gourmet chef in action or chat with the captain from a guest seat in the pilot house.

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Price displayed is per person, or in the case of Canal & River Cruising, could represent charter price for the cruise.

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Itinerary

Day 1: SUNDAY

Meet in Paris and transfer to ‘Prospérité,’ moored in the port of Dijon. A champagne reception awaits, with time to relax before a first gourmet dinner on board.

'Prospérité'   |   Meals: D
Day 2: MONDAY

This morning, cruise to the village of Fleurey in the heart of La France profonde. The rest of the day is devoted to exploring the Côte d’Or wine area — including a visit to Clos de Vougeot, originally a winery built by 12th-century Cistercian monks.

'Prospérité'   |   Meals: B, L, D
Day 3: TUESDAY

Return to Dijon today to wander the stalls of the lively food market. Afterward, explore the medieval town center with its 14th-century Palace of the Dukes and half-timbered buildings. Later in the day, cruise deeper into the beautiful valley of the River Ouche, which is adorned with limestone cliffs and wooded hills.

'Prospérité'   |   Meals: B, L, D
Day 4: WEDNESDAY

Cruise to Châteauneuf-en-Auxois, perched high on a hill overlooking the canal, to explore the cobblestoned lanes and view the enchanting old château. This evening’s dinner is at the renowned Michelin-starred Restaurant Gastronomique in the château hotel of the 12th-century Abbaye de la Bussière.

'Prospérité'   |   Meals: B, L, D
Day 5: THURSDAY

As ‘Prospérité’ continues her leisurely cruise on the Canal de Bourgogne, there are ample opportunities for walking or cycling along the towpath — or simply relaxing in the hot tub on board. After lunch today, visit Beaune, Burgundy’s wine capital. Explore the remarkably preserved Hôtel-Dieu, a 15th-century hospital with a brilliantly colored Burgundian tile roof. Take time to relax in the picturesque town square before returning to your barge.

'Prospérité'   |   Meals: B, L, D
Day 6: FRIDAY

Cruise to your final mooring at Vandenesse-en-Auxois before returning to the Côte d’Or vineyards for a personal introduction to the winegrowers and a private tasting of the region’s wines. Then join fellow travellers for a festive on-board captain’s dinner.

'Prospérité'   |   Meals: B, L, D
Day 7: SATURDAY

After breakfast, transfer to your Paris hotel where your journey ends.

Meals: B

Cruise itinerary operates in reverse direction on alternate weeks.

Canal Barge Cruising in Europe is a relaxed way of travel that is inherently flexible and subject to change. The above itinerary is an example of the places you may see and visit during your cruise; your actual itinerary may vary.

Dates & Prices

Price displayed is per person, or in the case of Canal & River Cruising, could represent charter price for the cruise.

For availability and reservations, call 800 554 7016.

Jul. 27, 2014 - Aug. 02, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Aug. 03, 2014 - Aug. 09, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Aug. 10, 2014 - Aug. 16, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Aug. 17, 2014 - Aug. 23, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Aug. 24, 2014 - Aug. 30, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Aug. 31, 2014 - Sep. 06, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Sep. 07, 2014 - Sep. 13, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Sep. 14, 2014 - Sep. 20, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Sep. 21, 2014 - Sep. 27, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Sep. 28, 2014 - Oct. 04, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Oct. 05, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 $55,900 6-night charter Available
Oct. 12, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 $45,900 6-night charter Available
Oct. 19, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 $45,900 6-night charter Available
Oct. 26, 2014 - Nov. 01, 2014 $45,900 6-night charter Available