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The Three Regions Cruise

The Three Regions Cruise

From
AU$1,324
 

Visit the historic towns of Châlon, Auxonne and Gray with our Three Regions Cruise along the rivers of Saône and Seille.

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy & Franche Comte
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Gray to Branges via St Jean de Losne
From
AU$1,324
 

Visit the historic towns of Châlon, Auxonne and Gray with our Three Regions Cruise along the rivers of Saône and Seille.

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy & Franche Comte
  • Duration
    1 week
  • Itinerary
    Gray to Branges via St Jean de Losne
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesTourTour Chateaux and historic monumentsActivityActivity Great destination for fishingMealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesItinerary Itinerary Cruise from Gray to Branges via St Jean de LosneTour Tour Visit the region's famous vineyards. Includes wine tastings. ActivityActivity Observe wildlife and nature.ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessions

Summary

Making the most of your France barge holidays, you’re travelling on two rivers through central Burgundy. You choose a slow pace, stopping often to peruse market towns like Louhans or to spend the afternoon cycling through meadows and forests. Moving on, you approach the vibrant cities of Chalon-sur-Saône and Auxonne, anticipating a great time sightseeing and dining out!

 

Cruising Time Number of Locks Lock Type Waterways
 34 hours 12 Seille: Self-operated locks
Grande Saone: Automated locks, manned by lock-keeper
Petite Saone: Automatic operated by a lock-keeper 
River Seille, River Saone

 

Choose from our available boats.


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 

Explore the following towns and villages:

  • Branges
  • Cuisery
  • Tournus
  • Chalon-sur-Saône
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs
  • Seurre
  • Saint-Jean-de-Losne
  • Auxonne
  • Gray

Explore the historic Châlon. A city 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.

In Romenay, nearby Cuisery, is a famous restaurant called La Maison du Poulet de Bresse. You can taste the famous specialities of the area here.

In Auxonne, check out the artillery arsenal that dates back to 1689.

Taste the world-famous wine names such Pommard, Chasagne Montrachet, Rully and Mercurey.

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

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

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

Discover the town of Gray. Gray has restaurants, galleries, shops, a museum, and the fortified Baron St. Martin Château.

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

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

Go windsurfing, waterskiing, and kayaking in Auxonne. There’s also a swimming pool where you can relax.

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Opening Hours:
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Find out more information from our French Travel Specialist

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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