Overview 

Day 1 - Paris/Port-sur-Saône
Day 2 - Port-sur-Saône/Ray-sur-Saône
Day 3 - Ray-sur-Saône/Gray
Day 4 - Gray/Auxonne
Day 5 - Auxonne/Longecourt-en-Plaine
Day 6 - Longecourt-en-Plaine/Dijon
Day 7 – Dijon/Paris

Spendology - Widgets

Péniche Bourgogne

Cruise along the Petite Saône river and the majestic Burgundy Canal passing charming villages, historical towns and cities, discovering traditions, tasting local products and some fine Vins de Bourgogne

Drift lazily through landscapes of infinite charm steeped in history in a relaxed and soothing atmosphere. Each day heralds a new journey through beautiful scenery sprinkled with chateaux, cathedrals, towns and sleepy villages. The Petite-Saône river and Canale de Bourgogne take you through the heart of French cuisine and culture and Burgundy’s wine-producing estates, famous since the time of Philip the Bold. Magnificent Dijon, famous for its mustard and architectural grandeur was the capital of the Dukes of Burgundy who built one of the most powerful states in Europe in the 13th century. The city is a great display of gothic, medieval and renaissance with its many ancient houses, ‘bourgeois’ homes and parliamentary buildings.

Key Features

Exclusive Small Ship Cruise
Free Cabin Selection
Excursions Included
Drinks Included
UK Tour Manager
Group Size: 2  20

Day 1 Eurostar from London to Paris and by road to Port-sur- Saône, calling at Auxerre for a walk around the old town. Embark your vessel for a six-night cruise. Welcome cocktail before dinner. (D)

Day 2 Morning cruise towards Ray-sur-Saône enjoying hillside scenery and rolling meadows. Afternoon visit of the medieval and Renaissance Chateau at Champlitte, listed historical monument since 1909,  and the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions, created by a local shepherd. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Morning cruise towards Gray. Afternoon guided visit of this spectacular town rich in historic heritage with wonderful treasures. Enjoy a tasting of local specialities. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Relax on the sundeck admiring the beautiful scenery, cruising to Auxonne,  arriving late afternoon. Maybe enjoy a bicycle ride along the banks. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Morning cruise through the magnificent lush and green landscapes towards Longecourt-en-Plaine. Afternoon excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route passing through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. Enjoy a wine tasting. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Morning cruise towards Dijon. Afternoon guided tour of this fabulous city discovering the former capital of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and its wonderfully rich heritage. Celebrate the cruise with a gala dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 7 Disembark and travel to Troyes for a walk around this historic town of the Champagne region, known for its churches and stained glass. Continue to Paris for the Eurostar to London. (B)

  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner

Notes

Cabins are available from 5pm on arrival and until 9am on departure (before/after this, luggage storage on board is possible).
The programme may be altered due to navigational factors with locks, water levels or congestion at certain sites.

2021

Thursdays
per person in a twin Lower Deck cabin
Eurostar from London St. Pancras

Date Price
July 15 £2295
August 12 £2295
No Single Supplement

(limited dates/availability)

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
(limited availability)
Jul 15, Aug 12

Single supplement £995

 Rail Options

Standard Premier Class £195

Extension Options

Extra nights – Paris
Hotel Chess (per night) £125
Single Supplement £105
Arrival transfer add £45
Departure transfer add £45

Price Includes
Rail travel, all port charges, 6-night cruise, breakfast daily, full board and drinks on cruise vessel, excursions, UK Tour Manager, local expert guides and representatives. If our specially negotiated rail fares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, porterage, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

 

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