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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Rendez-Vous' - Burgundy Canal 2021

7 days from $31,500 per charter

Limited to 6 guests

Watch the incredible scenery of Burgundy slowly unfold from aboard luxurious 'Rendez-Vous,' disembarking for a walk through the lively markets in Dijon, a private wine tasting at an organic Premier Cru winery and a visit to fairy-tale Châteauneuf-en-Auxois. Stroll the streets of medieval Beaune and visit the 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu.

Vessel Information

100 feet long, 16.5 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

Capacity for 6 in 3 queen/twin suites, each outward facing with en suite bathroom

Salon with stereo system

Sun deck, partially covered 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

Meet in Paris and transfer to 'Rendez-Vous,' moored just outside Dijon. After a welcome reception and crew introductions, there is time to unpack — or stroll the towpath as the sun sets — before a gourmet dinner on board.

Meals: Dinner
Day 2

Enjoy a guided, insider’s visit to Chateau d’Arcelot, the first neoclassical castle of Burgundy. After being personally welcomed by the castle's owner, Madame la Comtesse de Loisy, stroll the beautiful grounds, and then savor a taste of the house-made gourmet specialties.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3

Relax on a morning cruise through pastoral countryside. This afternoon, disembark to Dijon for a walking tour that includes the lively market with its incredible selection of meats, candies, cheeses, fruits, vegetables and pastries, as you stroll your way through this small city brimming with authentic Burgundian life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4

Following a leisurely morning cruise, your afternoon takes you through the vineyards of Côte d'Or to Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy. Explore the Hôtel-Dieu, a preserved medieval hospital dating from the 15th century.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5

This morning, explore family-owned Domaine Amiot-Sercelle, a vintner that organically farms its own grapes, where you partake in a wine tasting, and later savor gourmet dinner ashore at Abbaye de la Bussière, an ancient Cistercian abbey now converted to a luxury inn with an award-winning gourmet bistro.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6

Soak up the ambience of the tranquil countryside on your final cruise this morning. After lunch, visit the magnificent hilltop village of Châteauneuf-en-Auxois where you tour the 15th-century fortress to see its time-worn relics. Return to 'Rendez-Vous' for canapés and cocktails, followed by a gala Captain's Dinner to finish your cruise in style.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7

After breakfast, disembark in Vandenesse-en-Auxois, and then transfer back to Paris, arriving in the late morning.

Meals: Breakfast

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

Book a 2022 cruise at 2021 pricing when you reserve by May 31, 2021. Contact A&K for details.

Prices are in USD. Contact A&K for availability. 

  • 2021
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Apr 25 - Oct 24, 2021
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Minimum age is 18 years old.

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