Step aboard our luxurious river barge and take time to revel in the delights of Burgundy in a manner of relaxed indulgence, the perfect way to uncover hidden France. 航空券や日程前後のアレンジ途手配も承ります
1日目 ST JEAN
Join us in St Jean for a champagne reception and meet the crew as you settle into your new surroundings.
A cocktail cruise is the perfect way to celebrate your first taste of gliding along the river.
As the evening draws in we serve a sumptuous dinner freshly prepared by your onboard chef.
This morning we make our way to Chalons-sur-Saone as the barge winds its way down river.
Relax on board while taking in glorious views and enjoy life at a gentle pace.
After a delicious lunch we arrive in Chalons where you disembark to tour the beautiful city of Beaune.
As the wine capital of Burgundy, Beaune is steeped in history centred around its most valuable produce.
Your guide will lead you to the iconic Hotel Dieu for a private tour, a 15th century charity hospital still thriving today.
Then explore Joseph Drouhin’s cellar, a favourite hiding place for the King of France and Duke of Burgundy’s personal wine stores.
After breakfast spend the morning relaxing on board and savor the beauty of Burgundy as we cruise along the River Saône to Tournus.
This afternoon take a spectacularly scenic drive to the Benedictine Abbey of Cluny.
This inspiring Romanesque masterpiece was once the largest church in the world, and still holds great importance.
Explore the abbey and grounds with your guide before the evening arrives.
Then it’s time to head to a local Michelin starred restaurant for a delectable feast of classic French cuisine.
Awake for a leisurely breakfast as we continue our cruise.
After lunch take in the breathtaking views of Mâcon and its sprawling vineyards from the Roche de Solutré, an impressive natural rock formation towering above the valley.
Our next stop is the charming village of Fuissé to enjoy a wine tasting.
Make your merry way back to the barge as we continue to our mooring in Mâcon, a thriving market town nestled between the Mâconnais and Beaujolais vineyards.
Step on shore this morning for a leisurely wander around Mâcon before the barge leaves for Montmerle.
After lunch your guide escorts you to the Château de Fléchères.
Built around 1630 and surrounded by beautiful parkland the chateau is a thrilling architectural fusion of Italian and French style.
Return to the barge and take up a spot on the open deck to enjoy the scenery as we cruise to the little town of Neuville sur Soane for the night.
Rise this morning to the gentle motion of the barge gliding downriver to our final destination of Lyon.
A hub of culture and tradition, France’s second city boasts an array of wonders for you to explore, starting with the ornate Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière.
Continue on a walking tour of the city taking in the charms of the old town and enjoy free time to peruse the boutiques, famous for their exceptional quality.
Return to the barge as the evening sets in for a farewell feast to celebrate your final night on board.
After breakfast the crew bids you a fond farewell before you disembark the barge for your onward travel arrangements