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'La Belle Époque'- Burgundy Canal (2016)

European Canal Barge Cruises: Tranquil voyages along Europe's scenic canals and rivers

Limited to 12 guests
Days: 7  |  From: $5,090


Itinerary

'La Belle Époque'- Burgundy Canal

Day 1: SUNDAY

Meet in Paris for transfer to ‘La Belle Époque,’ moored at Venarey-les-Laumes. After a welcome reception, enjoy dinner on board.

'La Belle Époque'   |   Meals: D

Day 2: MONDAY

Visit Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, where the movie Chocolat was filmed, continuing to ancient site of Alesia. After lunch, enjoy a leisurely cruise to Montbard.

'La Belle Époque'   |   Meals: B, L, D

Day 3: TUESDAY

Cruise to Ravières, passing the 18th-century Forges de Buffon where the great naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon harnessed the waters of the Armançon River to power the local water mills. Visit 12th-century Fontenay Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its peaceful gardens and beautiful cloisters.

'La Belle Époque'   |   Meals: B, L, D

Day 4: WEDNESDAY

Explore the colorful market at medieval Noyers this morning. The village, nestled in a loop of the River Serein, has many picturesque half-timbered houses and ancient cobbled streets. Return to ‘La Belle Époque’ for a lazy afternoon cruise past grazing white Charolais cattle and an evening dinner ashore.

'La Belle Époque'   |   Meals: B, L, D

Day 5: THURSDAY

There are good opportunities for walking or cycling along the towpath during the morning cruise to Tanlay. Visit historic Château d'Ancy-le-Franc, dating from the 16th century. Rejoin the barge for dinner on board.

'La Belle Époque'   |   Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: FRIDAY

Visit the vineyards and town of Chablis today for a private tasting at Domaine Servan, known for its Premier and Grand Cru wines. Then cruise to Tanlay for a gala farewell dinner to celebrate the week.

'La Belle Époque'   |   Meals: B, L, D

Day 7: SATURDAY

Disembark after breakfast for your transfer back to Paris, where your journey ends.

Meals: B





2017 Travel | 2017 prices available on request. Please contact A&K for details.

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.



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