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Get Away from It All on an Emotional Journey from Saone-et-Loire to the Cote d'Or 2019

7 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: First Class

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1 DIJON - SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE
Transfer by coach from Dijon to Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune. 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.
 
DAY 2 SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE - SANTENAY - CHAGNY
We'll leave by coach for our excursion towards Nolay, where we will find our trailhead to hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde, a Natura 2000 natural site. We'll see 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 continue by coach towards Mont de Sène, an ancient Celtic religious site which overlooks the Santenay vineyards from a height of over 1,700 feet. In the afternoon, we'll walk to the center of Santenay, a charming little wine-producing village with a priceless historical heritage and wine tasting* session at one of the 38 wine producers' in the village. The end of the afternoon will be spent cruising towards Chagny.
 
DAY 3 CHAGNY - CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE
This morning will be spent cruising towards Chalon-sur-Saone. Feel free to bike along the banks of the Doubs River by taking the Green Way bike path (1). In the afternoon, join us on a walking tour of Chalon-sur-Saône, birthplace of Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, who, in 1824, was one of the inventors of photography. Enjoy a tasting* of local wines before returning on board.
 
DAY 4 CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE - SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE
This morning will be spent cruising towards Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Bicycles are available on board if you would like to ride along the canal's banks (1). In the afternoon, join us on a guided tour of Saint-Jean-de-Losne and the Batellerie Museum (closed on Mondays), which will end with a tasting* of local specialties from Burgundy. Afterwards, we'll return on board.
 
DAY 5 SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE - PETIT-OUGES
The whole day will be spent cruising towards Petit-Ouges. Bicycles are available on board at any time if you'd like to take a bike ride along the canal's banks (1). We'll arrive in Petit-Ouges late in the afternoon.
 
DAY 6 PETIT-OUGES - DIJON
This morning will be spent cruising towards Dijon. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion along the Burgundy 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. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.
 
DAY 7 DIJON
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • The Cirque du Bout du Monde and the Mont de Sène, spectacular natural sites
  • Wine tasting session in Santenay
  • Chalon-sur-Saône, town of art and history and birthplace of photography
  • Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the capital of seafarers
  • The Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route
All This Included
From Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune to Dijon, join us for a unique journey along the Burgundy canal to discover cities with unconditional charm. Visit Saint-Jean-de-Losne and its Musée de la Batellerie, recounting the history of navigation, and taste regional products and wines in Santenay. Do not miss out on Chalon-sur-Saône, beautiful city of art and history, and hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde for some gorgeous panoramas: take advantage of this relaxing yet cultural and gourmet cruise that will not fail to surprise you!
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Jeanine
Notes
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • 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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