Meet in Paris for transfer to ‘La Belle Époque,’ moored at Venarey-les-Laumes. After a welcome reception, enjoy dinner on board.
After a morning cruise, visit Château de Commarin for a private visit hosted by Count Bertrand de Vogue that includes a falconry display.
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.
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.
Visit historic Château d'Ancy-le-Franc, dating from the 16th century. Rejoin the barge for a leisurely afternoon cruise to Lezinnes.
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.
Disembark in Tanlay after breakfast for your transfer back to Paris, where your journey ends.
Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.
Book a 2021 cruise at 2020 pricing when you reserve by May 31, 2020. Contact A&K for details.