Your Journey

Fine wining and dining awaits as you enjoy an exceptional taste of luxury cruising in Burgundy. Embark on a fascinating tour of the region’s historic charms and discover the ancient chateaux and iconic landmarks.

Includes

Table d’hôte meals and complimentary beverages

All excursions including exclusive use of onboard bicycles

Private guide

Return transfer from Paris

Itinerary

01

Vandenesse

Our crew await your arrival at the countryside mooring of Vandenesse en Auxois. Step on board and unwind with a glass of chilled champagne as you take in your luxurious surroundings. You will meet the crew and have time to settle in before chef serves a sumptuous dinner this evening.

02

Beaune

This morning the barge sails through the heart of the beautiful Ouche Valley to Pont d’Ouche.

After lunch visit Beaune, the capital of the Burgundy wine region. Marvel at the famous Hotel-Dieu, a magnificent 15th-century charity hospital. Afterwards, take to the town’s pretty cobbled streets to explore. Revel in Beaune’s medieval charm and enjoy a private wine-tasting before returning to the barge.

03

La Bussiere

Enjoy idyllic views this morning as we sail to the village of La Bussiere sur Ouche.

Savour a delicious lunch on board before a visit to the Chateau de Pommard. A private tour awaits at this splendid regency estate. Explore the historic wine cellars, enjoy a tasting of the estate’s finest wines and marvel at the fine art exhibition. Return to the barge for a delectable dinner on board.

04

Gissey

Awake to views of lush countryside as the barge continues along the glorious Ouche Valley en route to Gissey sur Ouche.

Head to the Abbey de la Bussiere for an exceptional Michelin-starred lunch within a beautifully restored Cistercian abbey. After lunch, take a short drive to the hilltop village of Chateauneuf en Auxois. Here you’ll visit the splendid 12th-century chateau, boasting breathtaking views across the valley.

Return to the barge late afternoon to relax on board, or take a leisurely cycle into the local village before dinner.

05

Vougeot

Savour life at a leisurely pace as the barge sets sail this morning.

After lunch take a scenic drive down the Route des Grands Crus, arriving in the charming village of Vougeot. Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Clos de Vougeot. The medieval estate serves as headquarters to the Confrerie de Chevaliers de Tastevin, the famous Burgundian wine society. After a private wine-tasting make your merry way back to the barge for an exquisite evening feast of fine French cuisine.

06

Dijon

After an indulgent breakfast, take a walking tour of historic Dijon. Visit the market, the Ducal Palace, and the iconic Maille mustard shop. Take time to explore at leisure, or enjoy a tranquil morning at a pavement café soaking up the city’s vibrant atmosphere.

Return to the barge for a delicious lunch before we embark on an afternoon cruise into the heart of the town. Sit back and savour the views as chef prepares a delicious gala dinner for your final evening on board.

07

Dijon

After breakfast the crew bid you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.