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Burgundy River Cruise Experience
(July - October)

8 days with G Adventures  Rating: Budget

River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Dijon
Arrive at any time.
 
Day 2 Dijon/Chalon-sur-Saone
Depart in the morning from Dijon toward Chalon-sur-Saône. Stop in the enchanting town of Beaune along the way to spend some free time. (Breakfast | Dinner)
 
Day 3 Chalon-sur-Saône/Verdun-sur-le-Doubs
Enjoy a full day of biking through vineyards and villages along the Canal du Centre of Côte de Beaune. Stop in the charming villages of Chagny and Santenay along the way. Enjoy wine tasting at the Château de Marsannay, follwed by a lunch in Meursault before returning to the barge. (Breakfast | Dinner)
 
Day 4 Verdun-sur-le-Doubs/Seurre
Spend the morning discovering the area around Verdun on foot. Enjoy a picnic lunch made with local produce. Return to the barge and continue towards Seurre with free time to explore. (Breakfast | Lunch)
 
Day 5 Seurre/Dole
Continue cruising to Dole with time to relax on board and watch the idyllic scenery glide by. Arrive in Dole and enjoy free time to explore the winding streets of this medieval town. Opt to visit the Collégiale Notre-Dame, or take a walk along paths through the Chaux Forest. (Breakfast | Dinner)
 
Day 6 Dole/Longecourt-en-Plaine
Continue cruising to Longecourt. Walk along the canal and visit villages along the way. Opt to take one of the bikes from the barge and cycle to Longecourt. Opt to visit the castle and gardens or enjoy a coffee while the barge catches up. (Breakfast | Lunch)
 
Day 7 Longecourt-en-Plaine/Dijon
Enjoy a full day of biking through the vineyards and villages along the Route des Grands Crus before reaching Dijon. Depart Longecourt and cycle to Gevrey-Chambertin, famous for the Grand Cru Burgundy wine produced in the region. Continue on to Château de Marsannay for a wine tasting before meeting the barge in Dijon. (Breakfast | Dinner)
 
Day 8 Dijon
After breakfast, catch the group transfer to the train station in Dijon. Tour ends on arrival. (Breakfast)
River Cruise Highlights
  • Hands-On: Château de Marsannay Wine Tasting, Marsannay-la-Côte
  • 6 nts aboard the Daniele canal barge
  • Verdun sur le Doubs walking excursion
  • Saint-Jean-de-Losne visit
  • Auxonne visit
  • Longecourt-en-Plaine visit
  • Cycling Gevrey-Chambertin
  • Côte du Nuit visit
  • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations
  • Use of bicycles during shore excursions
All This Included
Blessed with some of the most gorgeous countryside in Europe if not the world (not to mention perhaps the best wine around), Burgundy is a place everyone should explore at least once. And the best way to do it is from the deck of an ambling river barge. Visit small villages and first-rate wineries, bike through forests and vineyards on a provided bicycle, and soak up the glorious sunshine, all with the help of a charming little hotel that goes where you go. You won’t get a better glimpse of Burgundy’s pastoral pleasures than this.
  • Aboard the Daniele canal barge (6 nts), comfort hotel (1 nt).
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners. Allow USD255-335 for meals not included. Tips on board not included. Beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks on board are included throughout the whole trip. All other alcoholic drinks would be at an additional individual expense.
  • Private vehicles, Daniele canal barge, bicycle, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Accommodations on this Tour
Aboard the Daniele canal barge (6 nts)
Comfort hotel (1 nt)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 22.
  • Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • Age requirement: 12+. All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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