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Private Escapes Sale: 'Finesse' - Canal du Centre & Saône River 2021


7 days from $41,860 per charter was $59,800

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'Finesse' meanders through the vineyard-clad countryside of southern Burgundy. Visit 14th-century Château de Germolles, and explore ancient Autun with its Roman gates and amphitheater. In Beaune, see fascinating Hôtel-Dieu and stop by the town's quaint shops before a gourmet lunch ashore at Le Montrachet. Enjoy a private tasting at Château de Chamirey, and visit the magnificent Clos de Vougeot.
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Vessel Information

128 feet long, 16 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

Capacity for 8 in 4 king/twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom

Salon with stereo system and assortment of CDs

Sun deck, partially shaded for al fresco dining, with spa tub

Bicycles provided

All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included

Deck Plan
Day 1
SUNDAY

Meet in Dijon and transfer to 'Finesse,' moored in St-Julien-sur-Dheune on the Canal du Centre. After a welcome reception and crew introductions, settle into your spacious cabins before a gourmet dinner on board.

'Finesse'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
MONDAY

Cruise to St-Léger-sur-Dheune today for a visit to 14th-century Château de Germolles, a former residence of the Dukes of Burgundy that features a ducal chapel and romantic gardens.

'Finesse'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
TUESDAY

Travel to Autun this morning, an ancient Roman town with a 17,000-seat amphitheater and 12th-century cathedral. Then cruise to rural Remigny, passing through the famous Santenay wine region.

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

Drive to Beaune with its 15th-century charity hospital of Hôtel-Dieu. Explore the quaint shops before enjoying a gourmet lunch ashore at Le Montrachet in the heart of the Côte de Beaune vineyards. Return to the barge for a cruise past charming Chagny to the village of Rully.

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

Cruise to the village of Fragnes with opportunities for walking and cycling along the towpath. After lunch, partake in a private wine tasting at the delightful 17th-century Domaine du Château de Chamirey in Mercurey.

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

Cruise onto the Saône River to St-Jean-de-Losne. Travel to Dijon for a walking tour that includes the famous mustard shop and time for shopping. Return to 'Finesse' for a gala farewell dinner on board to celebrate your relaxing week of cruising.

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

After breakfast, transfer back to Dijon, arriving in late morning.

Meals: Breakfast

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

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Prices are in USD, for an eight guest Private Charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

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  • Apr 25 - May 01
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Journey Details

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 6-7 guests.

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


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

Promotion begins Monday, November 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CT and ends Friday, December 4, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT. Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to availability. International and internal air are not included. Full payment is due at time of booking and is non–refundable. For barge private charters, prices apply to use of the entire barge up to the published maximum capacity and a deposit of 25% of the total charter price is due at time of booking and is non-refundable. These offers are not combinable with any other offer, discount or promotion. Other restrictions may apply.


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