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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'- Burgundy Canal 2019


7 days from $52,205

Limited to 6 guests

Luxuriate on your own private vessel as you drift languidly through the lush, vineyard-covered countryside of Burgundy, perhaps sipping a glass of Champagne before a gourmet meal prepared by your onboard chef. Experience the medieval charm of Beaune and the lively market in Dijon. Visit the magnificent Abbaye de la Bussière for an exceptional Michelin-starred lunch and enjoy private tastings of fine local vintages.
'Belmond Fleur de Lys'- Burgundy Canal Saône River & Canal du Centre Vessel

Vessel Information

  • 129 feet long and 16.6 feet wide with air conditioning throughout
  • Capacity for 6 guests in 3 king/twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom
  • Salon with stereo system, television, assortment of CDs/DVDs and grand piano
  • 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 at the Paris hotel chosen by the group for a Private Driver Transfer to ‘Belmond Fleur de Lys,’ moored in Vandenesse-en-Auxois. A welcome reception awaits, with time to relax before a first delicious dinner on board.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

Cruise the lovely Canal de Bourgogne this morning through the beautiful Ouche Valley. After lunch, visit Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy. Visit Hôtel-Dieu, a magnificently preserved 15th-century charity hospital, with time to explore the town at leisure before a private wine tasting.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
TUESDAY

Relax on board today as the barge cruises to the charming canal-side village of La Bussière sur Ouche. After lunch, journey to Château de Pommard for a private tour that includes the historic cellars and a tasting of the estate's finest wines.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
WEDNESDAY

After breakfast, cruise to Gissey for an excursion to the Abbey de la Bussière, dating from the 12th century. Stroll the lovely grounds before a gourmet lunch in the Michelin-starred restaurant. Return to the barge by way of the hilltop village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
THURSDAY

Today, ‘Belmond Fleur de Lys’ cruises through the impressive Côte d’Or region, planted with vines that produce some of the world’s best wines. Visit medieval Château du Clos de Vougeot to observe the winemaking process and enjoy a private tasting.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
FRIDAY

In Dijon, the historical capital of Burgundy, enjoy a walking tour that includes the Ducal Palace, market and mustard shop. Cruise this afternoon while the onboard chef prepares a festive gala dinner to end the cruise week.

'Belmond Fleur de Lys'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
SATURDAY

After breakfast, a Private Driver Transfer to Paris marks the end of your journey.

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
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    6 night charter
    Price
    $52,205
    Single Supplement
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  • Departing Every Sunday Between May 5- July 6, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $60,420
    Single Supplement
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  • Departing Every Sunday Between July 7- August 31, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $58,005
    Single Supplement
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  • Departing Every Sunday Between September 1- October 26, 2019
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    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    6 night charter
    Price
    $60,420
    Single Supplement
    N/A
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Journey Details

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 4 or 5 guests.


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