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The Burgundy Vineyards Cruise

The Burgundy Vineyards Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

You can’t go wrong travelling the waters to scenic Chagny to see the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune wine region.

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy & Franche Comte
  • Duration
    1 week
From
AU$1,324
 

You can’t go wrong travelling the waters to scenic Chagny to see the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune wine region.

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy & Franche Comte
  • Duration
    1 week
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesItineraryItinerary Saint Jean-de-Losne to Branges, via Navilly & Chagny TourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsActivityActivity Great destination for fishingMealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesActivityActivity Perfect area for golfing.Tour Tour Visit the region's famous vineyards. Includes wine tastings. ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Start your France barge holidays amidst the Jura and Mâconnais wine regions, cousins to the renowned Côte de Beaune. You came to Burgundy because of its reputation for fine wines and gourmet cuisine, and you’re planning to take full advantage! As you travel, you find darling little cafés with superb local fare, and excellent restaurants in Chalon-sur-Saône and Auxonne.

 

Cruising time Number of locks Lock Type Waterways
33 hours 28 Seille: Self-operated locks
Grande Saone: automated locks with a lock-keeper
Petite Saone: Automatic operated by a lock-keeper
Other: Automatic, some operated by a lock-keeper 
 River Seille, River Saone, 
River Doubs

 

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Inclusions

  • Renting the boat and its equipment
  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • A boat handling demo
  • Technical support
  • On-board cruising information
  • Free locks (except in Ireland & Holland)

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Itinerary 

Visit the following towns and villages:

  • Branges
  • Cuisery
  • Tournus
  • Chalon-sur-Saone
  • Chagny
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs
  • Navilly
  • Seurre
  • Saint-Jean-de-Losne

See these world-famous vineyards near Chagny. Also try the fabulous white Rully wine with local cheeses.

Enjoy gourmet dining at L’Auberge de la Marine restaurant in beautiful St. Jean-de-Losne which specialises in Coq au Vin.

Visit the the tapestries and murals in the St. Philibert Abbey in picturesque Tournus date back to the eleventh century.

Kids will love the interactive audio-visual displays at the Centre Eden in Cuisery.

Explore the historic town of Chalon, a town of food and history with historic half-timbered houses, churches and towers. The town comes alive at the end of July with "Châlon dans la Rue," an arts and entertainment festival. 

Walking or just relaxing is great fun in the beautiful La Truchère-Ratenelle Preserve.

See reconstructed buildings and the aromatic gardens of a traditional Burgundy village in Seurre.

Verdun-sur-le-Doubs boasts a fascinating little museum about the history of making bread.

Relax on the green at Golf de la Roseraie in Chalon-sur-Saône.

Relax aboard the boat and try your hand at some fishing in laid-back Gigny-sur-Saône.

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Call us

Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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