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The Burgundy Canals by Barge

SAINT LEGER SUR DHEUNE to DIJON

 

 


You are invited to join this cruise for a magnificent journey through the Saone-et-Loire and La Cote d'Or regions of France.  Discover all the attractions of the Canal du Centre linking the Loire and Saone Rivers.  Pass through hills, forests and lush green countryside discovering the Canal de Bourgogne and its wonderful rural landscapes.  At the crossroads of the great wine appellations cruise alongside the great vineyards of the Cote Chalonnaise and Cote de Beaune.  This cruise offers it all - famous destinations, unique towns, and authentic cuisine and wine.
 
DAYS: 7 Days
CODE: SLD_INT
NOTE: 2017 CRUISES INCLUDE THE "CLASSIC" SIGHTSEEING PACKAGE

BOAT: MS Jeanine
2016 DATES: 10 Jun; 22 Jul


ITINERARY:
   
DAY 1   SAINT LEGER SUR DHEUNE

  Boarding the MS Jeanine in Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune around 6.00 pm.  Welcome on board followed by dinner on board
     
DAY 2       

SAINT LEGER SUR DHEUNE - SANTENAY - CHAGNY


  After breakfast take a coach to the Cirque du Bout du Mode.  Walk along the imposing chalk cliffs carved out by the river Cozanne before continuing to Mont de Sène for panoramic views of the vineyards of the Cote de Beaune and the Alps.  In the afternoon visit the Chateau at Rully followed by a wine tasting session.
     
DAY 3  

CHAGNY - CHALON SUR SAONE


  Spend the morning cruising towards Chalon-sur-Saone.  Take time to use the bicycles available on board to go for a cycle along the banks of the River Doubs.  In the afternoon there is an excursion to Chalon-sur-Saone and a wine tasting session of Cote Chalonnaise wines.
     
DAY 4   CHALON SUR SAONE - SAINT JEAN DE LOSNE

  Today cruise towards Saint Jean de Losne.  Again you will have the option to cycle alongside the canal.  In the afternoon a guided visit of saint-Jean-de Losne is planned with a chance to taste some specialities from the Burgundy area.
     
DAY 5   SAINT JEAN DE LOSNE - PETIT OUGES
    Today spend the day afloat cruising towards Petit Ouges.  You have the choice os relaxing onboard or cycling.  At each lock you can get off the boat and walk through the charming villages that line the Doubs.
     
Day 6
  PETIT OUGES - DIJON
 
After breakfast there is a full day excursion to Dijon and the Grand Crus Wine Route planned.  This excursion crosses through the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards.  You will stop in one of the many estates of the region to enjoy a wine tasting session. Lunch is included at a local restaurant. Tonight join our Gala Dinner and Evening on Board. 
     
Day 7
  DIJON
    After breakfast onboard prepare to disembark at 9.00 am
     

INCLUSIONS:





 

This offer includes: The cruise on full board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the final day, local wine, beer and fruit juice at lunch and dinner (on board meals only), Open bar including a variety of French and regional wine and spirits  (excluding Champagne and premium drinks),  accommodation in a twin air conditioned cabin with shower and WC, entertainment, the assistance of our hostess on board, the welcome cocktail, the gala evening, port taxes and pre-paid English sightseeing (subject to minimum numbers)

     
EXCLUSIONS:

 

This offer does not include:  insurance, personal expenses, Drinks - wine selected from the premium drinks list and those purchased on shore excursions, shore excursions.

     
NOTE:


  CroisiEurope and the ship's Captain reserve the right to modify the cruising itinerary to ensure the safe navigation of the vessel.  The programme may be subject to modification depending on availability at ports of call or passing through the locks.
     
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