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'Grand Cru' - Canal du Rhône au Rhin & Canal du Centre 2020

7 days with Abercrombie & Kent  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1 SUNDAY
Meet in Paris and transfer to ‘Grand Cru,’ moored in the village of Pontailler-sur-Saône. A welcome reception awaits, with time to relax before a first gourmet dinner on board. (Dinner)
 
DAY 2 MONDAY
A leisurely morning cruise is followed by a visit to 18th-century Château d'Arcelot with its beautifully-crafted Grand Salon and magnificent English-style gardens. Enjoy a tasting of locally-produced specialties before returning to your barge for dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 3 TUESDAY
Cruise through pastoral countryside to Verdun-sur-le-Doubs for an excursion to Beaune, Burgundy's wine capital. Visit 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu, a remarkably preserved medieval hospital, with time to browse in the shops and galleries or enjoy a coffee on the square. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 4 WEDNESDAY
After a leisurely morning on board your barge, visit the riverside town of Chalon-sur-Saône where the bustling Place Saint-Vincent is lined with boutiques, galleries and cafés. Visit an artisan shop to watch master chocolatiers at work, sampling their delicious creations. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 5 THURSDAY
This morning, cruise to Chagny for a special lunch ashore at the Michelin-starred Maison Lameloise. Continue to Château de la Rochepot, a turreted Burgundian fortress dating from the 12th century. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 6 FRIDAY
Visit the prestigious family-owned vineyards of Château de Chassagne Montrachet for a private tasting of boutique wines. Back on board your barge, enjoy a celebratory farewell dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
DAY 7 SATURDAY
After breakfast, transfer to your Paris hotel, concluding your magical journey. (Breakfast)
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All This Included
Relax aboard lovely 'Grand Cru,' enjoying fantastic wines of the same name. Explore Burgundy's cultural treasures, sample delicious chocolates, and savor a delicious lunch and private wine tasting ashore.
  • Canal Barges Hand-Selected by A&K
  • Choice of Independent Bookings or Private Charters Available
  • Transfers to/from Barges
  • All Meals and Drinks on Board
  • All Sightseeing Excursions During the Cruise
  • 24/7 A&K On-Call Support
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Grand Cru
Notes
  • Minimum age for Individual Travel and Private Charters is 18 years.
  • Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.
  • 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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