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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Amaryllis' - Burgundy Canal, Saône River & Canal du Centre 2020


7 days

Limited to 8 guests

'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.

 

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

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

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
SUNDAY
Day 2
MONDAY
Day 3
TUESDAY
Day 4
WEDNESDAY
Day 5
THURSDAY
Day 6
FRIDAY
Day 7
SATURDAY

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.

Day 1
SUNDAY

Meet at the Paris hotel chosen by the group for a Private Driver Transfer to Dijon. Join 'Amaryllis' for a welcome reception with time to relax before your first gourmet dinner on board.

'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.

'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 'Amaryllis,' cruise to St-Jean-de-Losne, the barge capital of France, where there is time to explore the bustling port before dinner.

'Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
WEDNESDAY

Linger over breakfast and relish the beauty of Burgundy as you cruise the majestic Saône River. From the mooring at Fragnes, visit Chalon-sur-Saône with its magnificent cathedral square and timber-framed buildings. Continue to Château de Pommard for an exclusive wine tasting before returning to the barge.

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

Enjoy the gentle pace of the Canal du Centre today. Lunch is ashore at the Michelin-starred Le Montrachet. Continue to Beaune to visit Hôtel-Dieu, a medieval charity hospital. Then enjoy a wine tasting at the vast cellars of Joseph Drouhin.

'Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
FRIDAY

Cruise past the sprawling vineyards of Santenay to the pretty village of St-Léger-sur-Dheune. Visit Château de Rully where the Count of Rully hosts an exclusive tour of his 12th-century castle home. Back on board the barge, the chef busily prepares this evening's farewell dinner.

'Amaryllis'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
SATURDAY

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

Meals: Breakfast


 

Priced from $57,810 to $90,840 per charter

Prices are for an eight guest Private Charter, with reduced pricing available for Private Charters of six or seven guests.  Departures operate weekly from Sunday to Saturday between March 22 and October 18, and pricing varies by departure date and time of booking.  Price includes TGV high-speed train from Paris to barge embarkation and return. Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.

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