Your Journey

Tour world-class wine regions, Roman wonders at Vienne and medieval Beaune.


Table d’hôte meals and complimentary beverages

All excursions including exclusive use of onboard bicycles

Private guide

Return transfer from Paris



Tain l'Hermitage

Board Belmond Napoleon and meet your crew for a champagne reception.

Enjoy a wine tasting at Chez Ferraton’s winery nearby. Come evening, dine on regional specialities complemented by fine wines.



Cruise the Rhône Valley. The Côtes Rôties and the Côtes du Rhône vineyards stretch out on either side, almost touching the river.

Stop off and visit ancient Vienne, with its spectacular Roman amphitheatre, temple and aqueduct. Tonight, dinner is served on board.



Cruise to Lyon and savour lunch in the city centre. Tour France's second city, renowned for its culture and gastronomy. The ornate Basilica of Nôtre-Dame de Fourvière dominates the skyline. Take the oportunity to browse the chic boutiques or relax in a pavement café.

After dinner walk to Lyon’s old town and enjoy a drink in a traditional Lyonnais bar.



Cross from the mighty River Rhône to the quieter River Saône. Enjoy lunch on deck before stopping at Montmerle, the heart of the Beaujolais wine region.

Drive to the beautiful 17th-century Château de Fléchères, surrounded by 80 acres of parkland. Tour this historic building, where highlights include a grand staircase, carved fireplaces and opulent Louis XV furniture.



This morning, cruise to Mâcon, a thriving market town bordering the Mâconnais wine region. Here you visit the Abbey of Cluny, which was for centuries recognised as the largest church in the world.



Cruise to the market town of Chalon-sur-Saône with its grand square.

After a leisurely lunch, continue to Beaune, capital of the wine region of Burgundy. Tour the famous 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu, or Hospices de Beaune. Enjoy a wine tasting in the magnificent Joseph Drouhin cellar and Wander around Beaune‘s ancient ramparts, plus its maze of medieval streets.

Back on board a wonderful farewell gala dinner awaits.



Sit down to a final breakfast on board before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.