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Departs at 17:00

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 from Beziers

Arrives at 09:00

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 to Carcassonne

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Departs at 17:00

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 from Dole

Arrives at 09:00

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 to St Leger sur Dheune

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€4,810 per passenger

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Departs at 17:00

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 from Lyon

Arrives at 09:00

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 to Avignon

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€6,740 per passenger

Your Journey

Discover picturesque villages and acclaimed vineyards as you cruise along the Canal du Centre and River Saône.

Includes

Table d’hôte meals and complimentary beverages

All excursions including exclusive use of onboard bicycles

Private guide

Return transfer from Paris

Itinerary

01

St Léger sur Dheune

Board the barge at St Léger sur Dheune and meet your crew over a champagne reception.

In the evening enjoy your first dinner on board, with decadent local cuisine and fine wines.

02

Château de Chamirey

Begin with a picturesque cruise along the Canal du Centre.

After lunch tour Château de Chamirey, a family-run wine estate, complete with a tasting session. Then take a scenic drive back to the barge in time for cocktails and dinner.

03

Fragnes

Complete your cruise along the Canal du Centre and moor in the pretty village of Fragnes for lunch.

The estate's owner takes you on a tour of Château de Germolles, the last remaining residence of the Dukes of Burgundy.

Explore Chalon-sur-Saône at your leisure, admiring the beautiful architecture, visiting the quaint antique shops or people-watching in the many pavement cafes.

04

Beaune

Admire the scenery as you cruise the verdant valley to the town of Beaune.

Tour the magnificent 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu a charity hospital come museum that reveals Burgundy’s history. Enjoy a private wine tasting before exploring the charming old town at your leisure.

This evening, moor at Verdun-sur-le-Doubs and dine out at a beautiful, Michelin-rated restaurant.

05

Saint-Jean-de-Losne

Continue your journey to Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the barging capital of France.

Visit Clos de Vougeot, a medieval château and headquarters of the Chevaliers du Tastevin society. Rejoin the barge after a local degustation.

06

Dole

Join the Rhone-Rhine Canal on your leisurely morning cruise.

In the afternoon embark on a walking tour of historic Dole, birthplace of Louis Pasteur. Visit a number of sites, including a hidden fromagerie where you can sample some local Jura cheeses.

Moor in the port of Dole for a spectacular farewell gala dinner.

07

Dole

After breakfast, bid adieu to the crew and disembark for your onward travel arrangements.