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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Belmond Amaryllis'- Burgundy Canal, Saône River & Canal du Centre 2019

7 days from $78,550

Limited to 8 guests

'Belmond Amaryllis' carries you past lush scenery to charming villages and historic sites of Burgundy. 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.
'Belmond Amaryllis'-  Burgundy Canal, Saône River & Canal du Centre Vessel

Vessel Information

  • 128 feet long and 16.6 feet wide with air conditioning throughout
  • Capacity for 8 guests in 4 king/twin cabins, 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 and non-alcoholic) included
Deck Plan
Day 1

A representative meets you in Paris at a centrally-located hotel as chosen by the chartering party at 2:00 p.m. for a Private Driver Transfer to Dijon. Embark ‘Belmond Amaryllis,’ where a welcome reception awaits. There is time to relax before your first gourmet dinner on board.

Meals: Dinner
Day 2

Relax during a leisurely morning cruise along the peaceful Burgundy Canal to Longecourt-en-Plaine. After lunch, 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. Then enjoy a private tasting at the acclaimed Gevrey-Chambertin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4

Linger over breakfast and relish the beauty of Burgundy as you cruise along the majestic River Saône. After lunch, visit Beaune, Burgundy's wine capital. Tour Hôtel-Dieu, a preserved charity hospital dating from the 15th century, and the vast cellars of Joseph Drouhin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5

The morning cruise relax on board as the barge continues cruising south towards the historic town of Tournus. After lunch at a Michelin-starred restaurant, visit a splendid Romanesque abbey or explore the riverside path on a scenic bicycle ride.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6

Enjoy a last leisurely cruise to Montmerle-sur-Saône this morning. After lunch, visit Roche de Solutré, set among the Mâconnais vineyards, and climb to the summit for superb views. Stop for a wine tasting in Fuissé before returning to ‘Belmond Amaryllis’ for a final gala dinner on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7

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.

2020 Travel | 2020 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 September 1- October 26, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Single Supplement
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Journey Details

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

Special cruises are offered on Apr 14, Jul 21 & Aug 18 aboard 'Belmond Amaryllis' and 'Belmond Pivoine,' combining a three-night cruise in Burgundy with a three-night cruise in Champagne. Contact A&K for details.

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