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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Belmond Amaryllis'- Burgundy Canal, Saône River & Canal du Centre 2018


7 days from $57,310

Limited to 8 guests

'Belmond Amaryllis' carries guests on two routes in Burgundy, one cruising the Burgundy Canal exclusively and one including the River Saône and Canal du Centre. Whichever you choose, this lovely barge carries you past lush scenery to charming villages and historic sites. In the Côte d'Or, visit Château du Clos de Vougeot, headquarters of the prestigious Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. In Dijon, stroll the market on a walking tour that includes the Ducal Palace and famous mustard shop. This barge operates a special "Semaine des Grands Crus" departure each year which is open to individual bookings and offers the opportunity to sample the very finest Burgundian wine.
'Belmond Amaryllis'-  Burgundy Canal, Saône River & Canal du Centre Vessel

Vessel Information

  • 128 feet long and 16.6 feet wide with air conditioning and central heating'
  • Capacity for 8 guests in 4 king/twin suites, each outward facing with en suite bathroom
  • Salon with stereo system, television and assortment of CDs/DVDs
  • Sun deck, partially shaded for al fresco dining, with plunge pool
  • Bicycles provided
  • Internet access (limited in some areas)
  • All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included
Deck Plan
Day 1
SUNDAY

Meet in Paris for a Private Driver Transfer to Dijon. On arrival, continue to ‘Belmond Amaryllis,’ where a welcome reception awaits. There is time to relax before your first gourmet dinner on board.

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

In the Côte d'Or today, visit Château du Clos de Vougeot, headquarters of La Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin - whose esteemed designation is awarded annually to the finest local vintages. Enjoy a special tasting, followed by lunch on board the barge and an afternoon cruise along the peaceful Burgundy Canal to Longecourt-en-Plaine.

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
TUESDAY

In Dijon this morning, stroll the market with a walking tour that includes the Ducal Palace and mustard shop. Back on board ‘Belmond Amaryllis,’ cruise to St-Jean-de-Losne, the barge capital of France, where there is time to explore the bustling port before dinner.

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
WEDNESDAY

On the Saône River today, cruise to Seurre for lunch ashore. Then discover Beaune with its fascinating medieval charity hospital, Hôtel-Dieu. After a wine tasting, continue cruising to Chalon-sur-Saône for a walking tour of this lovely Burgundian-style river town.

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
THURSDAY

Enter the Canal du Centre today, with excellent opportunities for walking or cycling on the towpath en route to the overnight mooring at Rully. After lunch, visit the estate of Château de Germolles, one of the last residences of the Dukes of Burgundy.

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
FRIDAY

Enjoy a last leisurely cruise to St-Léger-sur-Dheune this morning. Later travel to Château de Marguerite de Bourgogne, a fortified castle dating from the 13th century. After a tour and wine tasting, return to ‘Belmond Amaryllis’ for a final gala dinner on board.

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
SATURDAY

After breakfast, a Private Driver Transfer to Paris brings your journey to an end.

Meals: Breakfast

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

2019 Travel | 2019 prices available on request. Please contact A&K for details.


Prices are in USD, per person and based on double occupancy unless noted as charter. Contact A&K for availability.

  • Departing Every Sunday Between May 6- August 4, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Price
    $73,680
    Single Supplement
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between August 12- October 6, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $73,680
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between October 7- October 27, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $57,310
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 6 or 7 guests.

NOTE: Aug 5 departure is a special "Semaine des Grands Crus," offering the opportunity to sample the finest wines of Burgundy. Contact A&K for details and pricing.

'Belmond Amaryllis' cruises between Dijon and Vandenesse-en-Auxois on selected dates. Contact A&K for details.

Special 3 night cruise available. Contact A&K for details.


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