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'Belmond Fleur de Lys'- Burgundy Canal Saône River & Canal du Centre (2016)

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

Limited to 6 guests
Days: 7  |  From: $40,000


Itinerary

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'- Burgundy Canal Saône River & Canal du Centre

Day 1: SUNDAY

Meet at the Paris hotel chosen by the group for a Private Driver Transfer to ‘Belmond Fleur de Lys,’ moored in Vandenesse-en-Auxois. A welcome reception awaits, with time to relax before a first delicious dinner on board.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'   |   Meals: D

Day 2: MONDAY

Cruise the lovely Canal de Bourgogne this morning, passing forested hills and unspoiled villages. After lunch, visit 18th-century Château de Pommard, the largest privately owned vineyard in Burgundy, for a memorable tour and tasting.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'   |   Meals: B,L,D

Day 3: TUESDAY

Relax on board today as the barge cruises to the charming canal-side village of La Bussière. In Beaune, the region’s wine capital, tour Hôtel-Dieu, a famous 15th-century charity hospital.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'   |   Meals: B,L,D

Day 4: WEDNESDAY

After breakfast, cruise to Gissey for an excursion to the Abbey de la Bussière, dating from the 12th century. Stroll the lovely grounds before a gourmet lunch in the Michelin-starred restaurant. Return to the barge by way of the hilltop village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'   |   Meals: B,L,D

Day 5: THURSDAY

Today ‘Belmond Fleur de Lys’ cruises through the impressive Côte d’Or region, planted with vines that produce some of the world’s best wines. Visit medieval Château du Clos de Vougeot to observe the winemaking process and enjoy a tasting.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'   |   Meals: B,L,D

Day 6: FRIDAY

In Dijon, the historical capital of Burgundy, enjoy a walking tour that includes the Ducal Palace, market and mustard shop. Cruise this afternoon while the on-board chef prepares a festive gala dinner to end the week.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'   |   Meals: B,L,D

Day 7: SATURDAY

After breakfast, a Private Driver Transfer to Paris marks the end of your journey.

Meals: B





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

'Belmond Fleur de Lys' cruises between Dijon and St-Léger-sur-Dheune on selected dates. Contact A&K for details.

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



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