itinerary and prices 2019

 

 

 

Five days, six night, half or full board cruise - Dijon to Escommes

 

Saturday, day one: Dijon to Plombières:

Meeting point at Dijon train station and transfer to the barge moored in Dijon

Welcome drink onboard, presentation of the boat and the crew

Cocktail cruise to Plombières

Dinner on board (included)

 

Sunday, day two: Plombières to Fleurey sur Ouche

Morning visit to a truffle farm , truffle hunting at l'Or des Valois

Lunch at the truffle place included on half board cruise (or on board for full board cruise)

Afternoon cruise to Fleurey sur Ouche , opportunity to take a bike or walk along the canal

Dinner on board (included)

 

Monday, day three: Fleurey sur Ouche to Lock 34:

Morning cruise to Lock 34

Lunch onboard (included)

Afternoon visit to Vosne Romanée for a prestigious wine tasting in the domaine Rion.

Dinner at lock 34, an authentic lock house reconverted into a welcoming and gourmet "guinguette". (or on board for full board cruises - not included for half board cruise)

 

Tuesday, day four: Lock 34 to La Bussière:

After breakfast, visit of Dijon, the capital of the dukes of Burgundy and its covered market built by Eiffel,

accompanied by our chef who will help you choosing fresh product that he will cook for lunch "à la plancha" on our outdoor kitchen.

Lunch onboard (included)

Afternoon cruise to La Bussière

Dinner at l'abbaye de La Bussière (or onboard for the full board cruise - not included for half board cruise)

 

Wednesday, day five: La Bussière to Pont d'Ouche:

Morning cruise to Pont d'Ouche

Lunch on shore at the bistrot du port (or onboard for full board cruises - not included for half board cruise)

Afternoon visit of Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy with its 15th century charity hospital

"Home hosted" diner at a burgundian family house

 

Thursday, day six: Pont d'Ouche to Escommes:

Daycruise to Escommes

Lunch in Chateauneuf en Auxois (not included for half board cruise - lunch onboard for full board cruise) and visit of the castle and its medieval village

Afternoon cruise to Escommes

Farewell dinner onboard (included)

 

Friday, day seven: Escommes:

After breakfast, transfer to Dijon train station

 

Half board prices:

charter of six: 19 300 euros / 22 800 USD

charter of five: 17 000 euros / 20 000 USD

charter of four: 14 000 euros / 16 400 USD

 

Full board prices:

charter of six: 22 350 euros / 26 500 USD

charter of five: 20 000 euros / 23 500 USD

charter of four: 17 000 euros / 20 000 USD

 

 

Prices including transfer from and to Dijon train station to the barge, full continental breakfast, lunches and diners onboard exept for half board cruise (restaurants at client's expenses), open bar, excursions, bicycles.

Not included: Airfare, transfers to the barge meeting point and return, crew gratuities (suggested 5% of the cruise cost)

This is a sample itinerary subject to change. On alternate weeks, the cruise is in the reverse direction.