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Jeanine

Jeanine

From
€1,775 Per Person

Charming Class

 

Discover the typical towns and villages in history through one of the most modern barges in France. Take a perfect opportunity to admire the beautiful scenery and vineyards that gently pass by as you cruise!

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy
  • Itinerary
    Besancon to Dijon
  • Cabins
    11
  • Max Passengers
    22
From
€1,775 Per Person

Charming Class

 

Discover the typical towns and villages in history through one of the most modern barges in France. Take a perfect opportunity to admire the beautiful scenery and vineyards that gently pass by as you cruise!

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy
  • Itinerary
    Besancon to Dijon
  • Cabins
    11
  • Max Passengers
    22
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ExcursionsExcursions Excursions in the programAccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomMealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesDrinksDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusionInclusion Sun deck with spa poolTransportation Transportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesItineraryItinerary Cruise between Besancon and Dijon.AmenityAmenity Restaurant on boardInclusionInclusion WiFi on board

Summary

Jeanine is one of the most modern barges in operation today.  It has 12 cabins that  accommmodates a maximum number of 24 passengers. Enjoy the spacious lounge with bar and restaurant, sun deck, barbecue deck and take advantage of the Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge. Jeanine sports a very bright look making it stand out in the waterways.

 

Cruise Highlights

  • Visit  the many estates in Dijon and enjoy a wine tasting session
  • Explore the charming village of Petit-Ouges Saint-Jean-de-Losne and its monuments telling the story of its prestigious past
  • Cruise towards Dole which is a hilltop city and birthplace of Louis Pasteur
  • Discover Saline-Royale, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site

 

Inclusions

  • Unlimited complimentary beverages including beer, fine wine, spirits , mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea.
  • All meals on board
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Travel assistance amd repatriation insurance
  • All port fees
  • Gala dinner
  • Port taxes

 

Exclusions

  • Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
  • Optional excursions for the Dijon to Dijon itinerary
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance 
  • Personal expenses

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Dates & Prices 

2017 Departures

Departure Date Destination Price per Person Single Supplement
September 29 Port sur Saone to Dijon 1,859 Euros 861 Euros
October 6 Dijon to Besancon 1,775 Euros 861 Euros

2018 Departures

Departure Date Destination Price per person Single Supplement
April 5 Montbeliard to Besancon 1,645 Euros 875 Euros
April 12 Besancon to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
April 19 Dijon to St Leger-sur-Dheune 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
April 26 St Leger-sur-Dheune to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
May 3 Dijon to St Leger-sur-Dheune 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
May 10 St Leger-sur-Dheune to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
May 17 Dijon to Port-sur-Saone 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
May 24 Port-sur-Saone to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
May 31 Dijon to St Leger-sur-Dheune 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
June 7 St Leger-sur-Dheune to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
June 14 Dijon to Besancon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
June 21 Besancon to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
June 28 Dijon to St Leger-sur-Dheune 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
July 5 St Leger-sur-Dheune to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
July 12 Dijon to St Leger-sur-Dheune 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
July 19 St Leger-sur-Dheune to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
July 26 Dijon to Port-sur-Saone 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
August 2 Port-sur-Saone to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
August 9 Dijon to Port-sur-Saone 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
August 16 Port-sur-Saone to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
August 23 Dijon to Besancon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
August 30 Besancon to Djion 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
September 6 Dijon to Port-sur-Saone 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
September 13 Port-sur-Saone to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
September 20 Dijon to Port-sur-Saone 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
September 27 Port-sur-Saone to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
October 4 Dijon to Besancon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
October 11 Besancon to Dijon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
October 18 Dijon to Besancon 2,115 Euros 925 Euros
October 25 Besancon to Montbeliard 1,645 Euros 875 Euros


Note: Price per passenger in double-occupancy cabin on main deck. This price can vary according to departure date, cabin deck, ship category and/or single-occupancy (additional fees).

Terms & Conditions

Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of 30% of the total cruise fare for cabin or charter is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 60 days as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.

Itinerary 

Besancon to Dijon

Day 1, Besancon
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Besancon - Ranchot
Departure by coach to Arc-et-Senans for the tour of the Royal Saltworks (La Saline-Royale). Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this royal factory was built between 1775 and 1779 at the wishes of King Louis XV. we'll spend the afternoon sailing towards Ranchot and remain in port overnight.

Day 3, Ranchot - Dole
Morning spent cruising towards Dole. During the afternoon, join an original and unique tour, following the “trail of the Chat Perché”. This trail refers the famous tales of a Perched Cat, written be Marcel Aymé who lived in Dole as a child. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Dole - Saint-Jean-de-Losne
Morning spent cruising towards Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Join us on a tour of Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the capital of canal barging in France. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 5, Saint-Jean-de-Losne - Petite-Ouges
Morning spent cruising towards Petit-Ouges. As we float by, you will discover the magnificent lush, green landscapes of the Saône Valley. A bike path was created that follows our route on the canal. You are free to take this path whenever you wish, bicycles are available on board(1). At the end of the afternoon, we'll arrive in Petit-Ouges where you can take the time to visit this tiny village at your own pace and discover the “Path of the three Wash Houses”(2). We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 6, Petite-Ouges - Dijon
Morning spent cruising towards Dijon. You'll be able to sit back and admire the vineyards and scenery that slowly pass us by as we cruise. In the afternoon, excursion along the Grands Crus wine route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. Tonight’s our gala evening. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 7, Dijon
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 9.00 a.m.

(1)Timetables and embarkation/disembarkation points will be announced on board by the ship's Captain. (2)The Path of the Three Wash Houses is not a guided tour.



Dijon to Besancon

Day 1, Dijon
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Dijon - Petite-Ouges
Excursion along the Grands Crus wine route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. we'll stop along the way for a wine-tasting session. Back on board and departure of the barge towards Petit-Ouges. As we float by, you will discover the magnificent lush, green landscapes of the Saône Valley. A bike path was created that follows our route on the canal. You are free to take this path whenever you wish, bicycles are available on board. Arrival in Petit-Ouges in the afternoon and discovery of the “Path of the Three Wash Houses”(2). We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 3, Petite-Ouges - Saint-Jean-de-Losne
The whole day will be spent cruising towards Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Take the time to sit back and admire the vineyards and scenery that we'll slowly pass by as we cruise. You can take a walk or ride along the bike path(1). Late in the afternoon, arrival in Saint-Jean-de-Losne. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Saint-Jean-de-Losne - Dole
Visit of Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the capital of canal barging in France, which lies at the heart of the French waterways and canal system in southern Burgundy. Back on board. Afternoon spent cruising towards Dole that we'll reach at the end of the afternoon. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 5, Dole - Ranchot
Join us on an original and unique tour, following the “trail of the Chat Perché”. This trail refers the famous tales of a Perched Cat, written be Marcel Aymé who lived in Dole as a child. It also refers to Dole's location, which is perched on a beautiful hillside. Back on board and departure of the barge towards Ranchot. You can use the bicycles (available on board) to ride on the bike path that follows our route on the canal. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 6, Ranchot - Besancon
Morning spent cruising. In the afternoon, departure by coach to Arc-et-Senans for a tour of the Royal Saltworks (La Saline Royale). Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this royal factory, built between 1775 and 1779 in the shape of a semi-circle, was where salt workers traditionally lived and worked. Back on board in Besancon. Tonight is our gala evening. We'll remain in port overnight.

Day 7, Besancon
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 9.00 a.m.



Besancon to Montbeliard

Day 1, Besancon
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Besancon - Deluz
Besançon has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 2008. Join us on a guided tour of the citadel with a registered guide(4). You will learn about the history of this exceptional defensive site as well as its role from its construction through to the present day. Afterwards you will have free time to visit the various museums in the citadel. We'll return on board in Deluz for lunch. This afternoon, we'll set off on foot to discover the various walking paths around the town(2). We'll have the opportunity to visit the site of the Pelouse Sèche (or dry grassland) which is part of the Natura 2000 project. Here we can admire many different varieties of orchids, the rocks at Château Loriot or the charming chapel at Montoille. We'll return on board for dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 3, Deluz - Baume-les-Dames
Buffet breakfast on board today as we spend the morning cruising. We'll be free to cycle along the banks of the Doubs at any time by taking the Euro-Vélo 6 Cycle Route(3), which links the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea, thanks to an initiative from the European Federation of Cyclists in 1994. We can take advantage of this cycle ride to visit charming villages. We can return on board at any time during the morning. After lunch on board, the afternoon will be devoted to a guided tour of Baumes les Dames. Here we'll discover the old town including typical buildings full of character, and the fine abbey. Founded in the 5th century, it welcomed and housed nuns from illustrious families and was the scene of a miracle. Odile, the blind daughter of Duke Etichon (Adalric) of Alsace had her sight restored here during her baptism. The visit ends with a tasting of local products. We'll return on board for dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Baume-les-Dames - Clerval
Buffet breakfast on board today as we spend the morning cruising. We'll be free to cycle alongside the boat by taking the Euro-Vélo 6 Cycle Route, and can return on board at any time during the morning. We'll have lunch on board and arrive in Clerval early in the afternoon. We'll discover the hiking path to the Reposoir Chapel(2). Take a stroll through the heart of Clerval and admire the 16th century houses, the towers and arches around the church of this once fortified town. Travel along the old Route de Bâle and cross a lovely wooded area bringing you to a a remarkable panoramic view of the village and valley. We'll return on board for dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 5, Clerval - L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs
Buffet breakfast and lunch are taken on board today as we spend the morning cruising. We'll be free to cycle alongside the boat by taking the Euro-Vélo 6 Cycle Route. This afternoon we'll stop at l’Isle-sur-le-Doubs. You'll get a chance to discover this pretty town at our own pace in its hilly, woodland setting. The town owes its name to its location in the middle of the Doubs Canal which splits into two parts, thus surrounding the town and forming an island some 800 metres long and 100 metres wide. Dinner is on board this evening as we remain in port overnight.

Day 6, L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs - Montbeliard
Buffet breakfast on board. Early this morning, the boat sets sail and heads for Montbéliard. Why not take advantage of the time spent cruising this morning to admire the beautiful scenery in the Doubs Valley, or to walk or cycle along the canal paths alongside the boat? We'll arrive in Montbéliard in mid-afternoon and set off on foot for a tour through the historic heart of Montbéliard(4), a former Württemberg principality. In the company of our guide, we'll travel back in time through four centuries of royal destiny, along streets filled with charm and fantasy. Enjoy some free time for exploration on your own before we return on board. Tonight is our gala evening. we'll remain in port overnight.

Day 7, Montbeliard
Enjoy one last breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.



Montbeliard to Besancon

Day 1, Montbeliard
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. in Montbeliard. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Montbeliard - L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs
Walking tour through the historic heart of Montbéliard, a former Württemberg principality. Back on board. The afternoon will be spent cruising towards l'Isle-sur-le-Doubs. Take time to relax and admire the beautiful scenery in the Doubs Valley, or to walk or cycle along the canal paths alongside the boat . we'll arrive early in the evening and remain in port overnight.

Day 3, L'Isle-sur-le-Doubs - Clerval
Morning spent cruising towards Clerval. At any time you are free to bike along the banks of the Doubs River by taking the EuroVelo 6 Cycle Route. In the afternoon, we'll discover the hiking path to the Reposoir Chapel. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Clerval - Baumes-les-Dames
Morning spent cruising towards Baumes-Les-Dames that we will reach in the afternoon. You will relax and enjoy a breakfast buffet as we cruise the river for the rest of the morning. During the morning, you are free to bike alongside the boat by riding on the EuroVelo 6 Cycle Route. You can come and go as you please, returning on board at any time. You'll enjoy a relaxing lunch on board before arriving in Baumes-les-Dames early in the afternoon. Guided tour of Baumes-les-Dames. Here you'll discover the ancient town center, including typical buildings full of character, and the beautiful abbey. we'll enjoy a tasting of local products before returning on board. we'll remain in port overnight.

Day 5, Baumes-les-Dames - Deluz
Morning spent cruising towards Deluz. You’re free to ride a bicycle alongside the boat. In the afternoon, we'll discover the various hiking paths around the town. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 6, Deluz - Besancon
Morning spent cruising toward Besancon. During the morning, you are free to bike alongside the boat(2) by riding on the EuroVelo 6 Cycle Route. Early in the afternoon, arrival in Besancon and guided tour of the Citadel of Besançon. After the visit, you will have free time to visit the Citadel's various museums, including the Resistance and Deportation Museum, the Comtois Museum and the Natural History Museum. Back on board. Tonight is our gala evening. we'll remain in port overnight.

Day 7, Besancon
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 9.00 a.m.



Dijon to Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune

Day 1, Dijon
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m in Dijon. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Dijon - Longecourt-en-Plaine
Morning spent cruising. Take advantage of this first day cruising to relax and admire the beautiful Burgundy scenery, or to walk or bike alongside the boat on the canal's bicycle path. In the afternoon, excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. we'll return on board in Longecourt-en-Plaine and remain in port overnight.

Day 3, Longecourt-en-Plaine - Saint-Jean-de-Losne
Morning spent cruising. As we travel, you are free to bike along the Doubs River at any time by taking the Green Way bike path. In the afternoon, tour of Saint-Jean-de-Losne. We will explore monuments that tell the story of the city's prestigious past, such as the monument commemorating the Siege of 1636, and the Hôtel-Dieu, which was a charitable hospital founded in 1658 and is surrounded by intricately wrought iron railings dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Saint-Jean-de-Losne - Chalon-sur-Saone
Morning spent cruising towards Chalon-sur-Saone. As we cruise by, you'll admire the Saône River's hilly banks and typical local houses perched on its hillsides. You’re free to ride alongside the boat taking the Green Way bike path. In the afternoon, tour of Chalon-sur-Saône, birthplace of Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, one of the inventors of photography. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 5, Chalon-sur-Saone - Chagny
Morning spent cruising towards Chagny. This is the perfect moment to relax and enjoy the hillside scenery and rolling meadows along our route. Departure for the hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde. You'll discover the imposing chalk cliffs carved out by the Cozanne River which created a blind valley, where a waterfall over 80 feet high adds a touch of wonder. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 6, Chagny - Santenay - Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune
Departure towards Santenay, a wine village with a priceless historical and natural heritage, which we will reach during the morning. We will set off from the ship and walk to the center of Santenay, a charming little wine-producing village. You can join us for a wine tasting session at one of the 38 wine producers’ in the village. In the afternoon, cruise towards Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune. Relax and admire the passing lush landscapes. Late in the afternoon, arrival in St. Leger-sur-Dheune. Tonight is our gala evening. we'll remain in port overnight.

Day 7, Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune - Dijon
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 9:00 a.m. Transfer by coach to Dijon, arriving late in the morning.



Port-sur-Saone to Dijon

Day 1, Dijon - Port-sur-Saone
Transfer by coach from Dijon to Port-Sur-Saône. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Tonight we'll enjoy dinner and remain in port overnight.

Day 2, Port-sur-Saone - Savoyeux
Morning spent cruising towards Savoyeux. This is the perfect moment to relax and enjoy the hillside scenery and rolling meadows during our cruise. We will also pass through several locks, including those at Rigny and Savoyeux. In the afternoon, visit to the medieval castle at Champlitte which hosts the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions. Back on board. we'll remain in port overnight.

Day 3, Savoyeux - Gray
Morning spent cruising towards Gray. Take time to admire the spectacular scenery that we slowly pass by as we cruise. In the afternoon, guided tour of Gray. You'll discover the wonderful treasures of the town as you meander through its streets. The tour will end with a tasting of some of the local specialties. we'll return on board and remain in port overnight.

Day 4, Gray - Auxonne
The whole day will be spent cruising towards Auxonne, arriving near the end of the afternoon. You can relax on the sun deck and admire the beautiful scenery. Bicycles are available on board at any time if you would like to take a bike ride along the canal's banks(1). we'll remain in port overnight in Auxonne.

Day 5, Auxonne - Longecourt-en-Plaine
Morning spent cruising. You can admire the magnificent lush, green landscapes all along the river on our journey. In the afternoon, excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. we'll stop along the way for a wine-tasting session. we'll return on board in Longecourt-en-Plaine and remain in port overnight.

Day 6,  Longecourt-en-Plaine - Dijon
Morning spent cruising towards Dijon. In the afternoon, join us on a guided tour of Dijon. You will discover the former capital of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and its wonderfully rich heritage. Tonight is our gala evening. we'll remain in port overnight.

Day 7, Dijon
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark at 9:00 a.m.

Cruise Details 

Jeanine Deck Plan

Jeanine deck plan

  • 130 feet long
  • 11 cabins with en-suite facilities
  • 22 passengers
  • 5 crew
  • Spacious lounge with bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck with loungers and parasols
  • Barbecue deck
  • Jacuzzi at the prow of the barge
  • Bicycles on board available for use by passengers
  • WiFi on board

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AU 1300 858 304

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