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European Canal Barge Cruises

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


7 days from $68,520

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
SUNDAY

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

'Belmond Amaryllis'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

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.

'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

Cruise to the charming village of Fragnes on the Canal du Centre. After lunch, visit Chalon-sur-Saône for a walking tour of this lovely Burgundian-style river town. Continue to the cellars of Château de Pommard for a wine tasting.

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

The morning cruise offers excellent opportunities for walking or cycling on the towpath. After lunch at the Michelin-starred Le Montrachet, 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.

'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 Rully for an exclusive tour of this 12th-century castle. 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.

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 March 24 - May 4, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $68,520
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between May 5 - July 6, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $78,550
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between July 13- August 31, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $76,130
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between September 7- October 26, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6-night charter
    Price
    $78,550
    Single Supplement
    How many people are travelling in your group?
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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