|1日目 ST LEGER SUR DHEUNE|
|We await your arrival at St Leger.
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.
|Arise this morning to the gentle motion of the barge gliding along the Canal du Centre.
After lunch, set off with your guide to the pretty village of Rully.
Take an exclusive tour of a 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.
Return to the barge for a delectable dinner freshly prepared by Chef.
|Savour a delicious breakfast before you head to Beaune with your guide this morning.
Wander along the evocative medieval lanes of 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 lunch.
This afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure as the barge navigates the final locks of the canal.
Dinner is served onboard this evening.
|Enjoy an indulgent breakfast this morning before you visit the town of Mercurey.
Stroll through the vineyards of Chateau de Chamirey on a tour of this family run estate.
After, take-part in an exclusive tasting of the estate’s finest wines.
Return to the barge for lunch as we leave the canal to join the majestic Soane River.
Spend the afternoon relaxing on deck as we continue along the river.
Tonight, Chef serves a sumptuous feast for dinner.
|Spend this morning at leisure as we cruise to Auxonne.
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.
Return to the barge this evening for a delectable dinner on board.
|Rise this morning 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 enjoy lunch at one of the pavement cafes.
Return to the boat after lunch, for a final cruise to towards Dole.
Delicious ‘Kir’ cocktails are served on deck, a mix of locally produced Cassis and Aligote white wine.
To follow, Chef serves 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.