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European Canal Barge Cruises

'La Belle Époque' - Burgundy Canal 2020


7 days from $5,350

Limited to 12 guests

Offer

Savings available on select cabin or charter dates. Contact A&K for details.

Graceful 'La Belle Époque' drifts through Burgundy on a delightful itinerary between Venarey-les-Laumes and Tanlay. Visit the former Cistercian Abbaye de Fontenay and Château d'Ancy-le-Franc. Pause for a private wine tasting. Enjoy a falconry display during your tour of Château de Commarin. Back aboard, relax in the spa tub and savor gourmet meals created by your expert chef.
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Vessel Information

126 feet long, 16.5 feet wide with air conditioning and central heating

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 for transfer to ‘La Belle Époque,’ moored at Venarey-les-Laumes. After a welcome reception, enjoy dinner on board.

'La Belle Époque'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

After a morning cruise, visit Château de Commarin for a private visit hosted by Count Bertrand de Vogue that includes a falconry display.

'La Belle Époque'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
TUESDAY

Visit 12th-century Fontenay Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its peaceful gardens and beautiful cloisters. Return to the barge for a cruise to Ravières.

'La Belle Époque'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
WEDNESDAY

Visit Maison Alexandre Bonnet in Les Riceys for a Champagne tasting. Then drive to Château de Ricey-Bas for a private gourmet lunch ashore with the Baroness. After a stroll through the gardens, return to the barge for a leisurely cruise to Ancy-le-Franc with opportunities for walking or cycling on the towpath.

'La Belle Époque'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
THURSDAY

Visit historic Château d'Ancy-le-Franc, dating from the 16th century. Rejoin the barge for a leisurely afternoon cruise to Lezinnes.

'La Belle Époque'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
FRIDAY

Cruise to the final mooring at Tanlay today. Visit the vineyards and town of Chablis for a private tasting at Domaine Laroche that includes a tour of the 1,000-year-old monastic cellars. This evening, enjoy a special farewell dinner to celebrate the cruise week.

'La Belle Époque'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
SATURDAY

Disembark in Tanlay after breakfast for your transfer back to Paris, where your journey ends.

Meals: Breakfast
Book a 2021 cruise at 2020 pricing when you reserve by May 31, 2020. Contact A&K for details.

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


Prices are in USD, per person and based on double occupancy unless noted as charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

  • Departing Every Sunday Between Mar 29 - Apr 19, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,650
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $60,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Apr 26 - Jul 12, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,290
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $6,590
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $70,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Jul 19 - Aug 23, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,650
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $60,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Aug 30 - Sep 27, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,290
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $6,590
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $70,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Oct 4 - 25, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,350
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Junior Suite
    Price
    $5,650
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charter
    Price
    $60,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Minimum age for Individual Travel is 12 years.

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 8-11 guests.

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


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Offers subject to availability and may be withdrawn at anytime.


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