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European Canal Barge Cruises

'L'Impressionniste' - Burgundy Canal 2018


7 days from $5,150

Limited to 12 guests

Offer

Savings available on select cabin dates. Contact A&K for details.

Beautiful 'L'Impressionniste' floats through the wine country of central Burgundy, cruising a tranquil stretch of the Canal de Bourgogne between Fleurey-sur-Ouche and Escommes. Along the way you stop in Dijon to stroll the market, in Clos de Vougeot to sample award-winning wines and in Beaune to visit the 14th-century Hôtel-Dieu. Itineraries with unique themes, such as family, golf or wine appreciation, can be arranged for chartering parties with special interests.
'L'Impressionniste' - Burgundy Canal Vessel

Vessel Information

  • 126 feet long, 16.5 feet wide with air conditioning and central heating
  • Capacity for 12 in 1 double junior suite, 1 double/twin junior suite, 2 double/twin cabins and 2 twin cabins, each outward  facing with en suite bathroom
  • Salon with stereo system and assortment of CDs
  • Split sun deck, partially shaded for al fresco dining, with spa tub
  • Bicycles provided
  • All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included
Deck Plan
Day 1
SUNDAY

Meet in Paris and transfer to ‘L’Impressionniste,’ moored in Fleury-sur-Ouche. A welcome reception awaits before dinner on board.

'L'Impressionniste'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

This morning, cruise along the enchanting canal with opportunities for walking or cycling along the towpath. After lunch, visit Clos de Vougeot, headquarters of the esteemed Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, whose annual awards are prized by local Côte d’Or wineries. After a wine tasting, rejoin the barge at Sainte-Marie-sur-Ouche.

'L'Impressionniste'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
TUESDAY

Journey to Dijon on market day for a walking tour that includes the flamboyant Gothic-style Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, begun in the 14th century. Then set out on a leisurely afternoon cruise along the picturesque canal to La Bussière.

'L'Impressionniste'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
WEDNESDAY

This morning, visit the renowned vineyards of Bouchard Père & Fils for a tour of the cellars and a private tasting. Enjoy lunch ashore at the orangerie of Château de Beaune, owned by the winery since 1820. Then, visit the fascinating Hôtel-Dieu, a charity hospital dating from the 15th century, with time to explore the quaint shops of Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy.

'L'Impressionniste'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
THURSDAY

Pass grazing white Charolais cattle on the morning cruise to Vandenesse-en-Auxois. After lunch, drive to Châteauneuf-en-Auxois to explore the medieval village with its hilltop castle and craft shops.

'L'Impressionniste'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
FRIDAY

Cruise to the canal summit today, 1,250 feet above sea level. At mid-afternoon, visit Château de Bussy-Rabutin, which originated as a 12th-century castle. Stroll through the French-style garden and enjoy the fine views. Return to the barge at Escommes and gather with fellow travellers for a gala farewell dinner this evening.

'L'Impressionniste'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
SATURDAY

Disembark after breakfast and return to Paris, where your program ends.

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 Apr 29 - Jul 21, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,990
    Single Supplement
    $2,150
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $6,190
    Single Supplement
    $2,150
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Price
    $67,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Jul 22 - Aug 25 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,150
    Single Supplement
    $1,900
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,900
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Price
    $58,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Aug 26 - Oct 6 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,990
    Single Supplement
    $2,150
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $6,190
    Single Supplement
    $2,150
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Price
    $67,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Oct 7 - Oct 27, 2018
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,150
    Single Supplement
    $1,900
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,900
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Price
    $58,000
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Minimum age (for Independent Bookings) is 12 years old.

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 8-11 guests.

Family, golf and wine theme cruises available for Private Charters (supplements may apply).


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Offers subject to availability and may be withdrawn at anytime.


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