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A serene exploration of France's waterways

Relish every moment of your journey as you glide along on one of our seven luxurious barges

We make it a point of pride to ensure your every need is taken care of. Relax in stylish comfort and dine on sensational cuisine as you drift along picturesque riverbanks, then moor for tailor-made excursions. Our customised itineraries range from truffle hunting and go-karting to hot air ballooning and horse-riding.
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Epicurean Burgundy: A 12-Star Cruise

Gastronomic Adventures

Epicurean Burgundy: A 12-Star Cruise

This unique journey will have you dining out at a different Michelin-starred restaurant every day. Treat your taste buds to to spectacular cuisine whilst you enjoy the slower pace of life aboard Belmond Napoléon. 

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Grand Cru Journeys

Gastronomic Adventures

Grand Cru Journeys

Spend an incredible week voyaging through Burgundy sampling each of the 33 Grand Crus of Burgundy including Bonne Mares, Clos de Vougeot and exceptionally, La Romanée-Conti. It is a rare chance to gain unrivalled access to some of the region’s legendary fine-wine producers. 

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    The Experience

    The Experience

    A champagne reception on deck marks the beginning of a remarkable voyage. Savour a slower pace of life as you spread out on deck or in the luxurious interiors. Then head ashore to discover the art of truffle hunting or the secrets of the Grands Crus vineyards.

    Accompany your chef to the market and pick out fresh produce for the evening’s feast. Onboard and off, every need is taken care of––just sit back, and let your senses set sail.

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    The Experience

    The Experience

    A champagne reception on deck marks the beginning of a remarkable voyage. Savour a slower pace of life as you spread out on deck or in the luxurious interiors. Then head ashore to discover the art of truffle hunting or the secrets of the Grands Crus vineyards.

    Accompany your chef to the market and pick out fresh produce for the evening’s feast. Onboard and off, every need is taken care of––just sit back, and let your senses set sail.

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      Family friendly holiday in France

      Family Friendly Fun

      All Aboard In France

      If you’re searching for a family-friendly break in France, step aboard as we set sail on a luxury river cruise. Discover our top tips for an unforgettable, fun-filled adventure for all.

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      Your Crew

      A home away from home

      On board you become a family. That’s why guests keep coming back—they feel like it’s a welcome home.

      The phenomenal sights might stay on your mind, but it’s the personal connections that stay in your heart. A convivial crew, including a captain, hosts and chef, are on hand round the clock to ensure every aspect of your voyage is exceptional.

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