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