|We await your arrival at Dole’s pretty harbour.
Step aboard for a champagne reception as you meet the captain and crew.
Tonight, you’ll dine deliciously on classic French cuisine prepared by your Chef.
|Spend this morning at leisure as we cruise to Auxonne.
Lunch is served as the barge winds along the canal to meet the Saone River.
Step ashore for a stroll along the towpath, or keep up with the barge on a cycle ride.
After lunch, take a drive with your guide down the iconic route des Grands Crus, through the remarkable villages of the Cote d’Or.
At Vougeot, you’ll visit the wall enclosed chateau of Clos de Vougeot.
Wine was first produced here more than 800 years ago by Cistercian monks.
Today the castle is home to the Confrerie de Chevaliers de Tastevin, a formidable Burgundian wine society.
After enjoy a private wine tasting nearby before you return to the barge for dinner.
|Rise for a delicious breakfast, followed by a walking tour of historic Dijon.
Visit the city’s famous Maille mustard shop and the Ducal Palace, formerly the seat of Burgundy’s medieval dukes.
Take time at leisure to explore the cobbled streets and boutiques.
Savour a delectable lunch at one of the historic pavement cafes.
After, return to the barge for a glorious afternoon cruise to Verdun sur le Doubs along the Soane River.
This evening Chef serves a sumptuous dinner on board.
|This morning the barge glides along the last stretch of the Saone River before joining the Canal du Centre.
Enjoy a leisurely morning on board as we navigate the impressive Crissey lock before arriving in Fragnes.
After lunch, set off with your guide to the pretty village of Rully.
Take an exclusive tour of the 12th century medieval fortress.
You’ll be hosted by the count of Rully himself— his ancestors have owned the fortress since its creation over 800 years ago.
Enjoy a private tasting of the de Ternay families’ own wines in the 15th century kitchen.
This evening dinner is served ashore in a charming local restaurant.
|Spend a relaxing morning on the deck as you admire splendid views of the canal.
Adventurous guests can take an invigorating walk alongside the canal before lunch.
In the afternoon, your guide leads you to the historic city of Beaune, Burgundy’s wine capital.
Take a private tour of the magnificent Hotel Dieu, an ornately decorated 15th century hospital.
You’ll have free-time to explore the town and it’s charming boutiques before you return to the barge for a delectable dinner.
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|Savour a final leisurely cruise along the Canal du Centre to the sleepy village of St Leger.
After lunch, visit Chateau de Chamirey in Mercurey.
Stroll through the vineyards on a tour of the family run estate before a private tasting of their finest sparkling wines.
Back on board, Chef prepares a sensational farewell feast for your final evening on board.
|Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast.
After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.