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European Canal Barge Cruises

'L'Impressionniste' - Burgundy Canal 2019


7 days from $5,290

Limited to 12 guests

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.
LImpressionniste-Deck-Plan-2019

Vessel Information

126 feet long, 16.5 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

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

Internet access (limited in some areas)

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 historic Château de Commarin, which has been owned by the same family for 26 generations. 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.

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 Apr 7 - Apr 27, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,290
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,490
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $59,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Apr 28 - Jul 20, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,150
    Single Supplement
    $2,200
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $6,350
    Single Supplement
    $2,200
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $68,800
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Jul 21 - Aug 24, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,290
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,490
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $59,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Aug 25 - Oct 5, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,150
    Single Supplement
    $2,200
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $6,350
    Single Supplement
    $2,200
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $68,800
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Oct 6 - Oct 26, 2019
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,290
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,490
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $59,500
    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.

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


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