Board at Vandenesse and get to know your crew over a champagne reception.
Later as the evening settles, savour your first delightful dinner on board.
|CANAL DE BOURGOGNE
Cruise the Canal de Bourgogne and enjoy the stunning views.
You can use this opportunity to walk or cycle alongside on the towpath and immerse yourself in the beautiful scene.
After lunch visit the early 18th-century Chateau de Pommard, surrounded by lush vineyards.
Visit its exceptional cellar and sample some of the vintage wines.
Drive back through the picturesque landscape for cocktails on board.
Relax on the barge as you cruise to La Bussière village.
Stop at Beaune, capital of the Burgundy wine region.
Visit the magnificent 15th-century charity hospital Hôtel-Dieu and enjoy a wine tasting.
browse the shops or stroll through the cobbled streets, admiring the ancient ramparts.
In the evening, moor at La Bussière-sur-Ouche village.
Cruise the charming Ouche valley to Gissey.
As you reach the afternoon, drive to the hilltop village of Chateauneuf en Auxois.
Visit its 12th-century castle and take in the splendid views.
Afterwards, enjoy a wonderful tour and dinner at Abbey de la Bussière.
This beautifully restored Cistercian abbey is now a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Cruise towards the Cote d'Or, which produces some of the world's most famous wines.
Visit Clos de Vougeot, a medieval château and headquarters of the Chevaliers du Tastevin society.
Afterwards, enjoy a private wine tasting in the idyllic commune of Vougeot.
Back on board, cruise to the pretty village of Fleurey-sur-Ouche.
Tour historic Dijon and visit the magnificent Ducal Palace and the Grey Poupon mustard shop.
Take time to browse the inviting boutiques, or simply relax in a pavement café.
Enjoy the scenery as you cruise to Dijon's Port du Canal.
In the evening, celebrate your adventure as you enjoy a farewell gala dinner.
Make the most of your final morning with breakfast on board before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.