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Belmond Amaryllis

Amaryllis is perfect for a group of friends, whether wine connoisseurs or francophiles, or a family holiday, on which grandchildren can be enjoyed away from the busy day-to-day, and parents have the opportunity of some quality time together.

Belmond Amaryllis exemplifies French finesse. Antique Louis XVI furniture, a trompe l’oeil wall mural, embroidered Parisian bedcovers and marble en-suite bathrooms create lavish but comfortable living areas.

Each day brings a new adventure. Sample acclaimed Burgundy wine, tour historic chateaux, explore buzzing cities… Belmond’s river cruises in France will prove to be a feast for all of the sense.

Capacity: 8 passengers

Total length: 128ft/39m Width: 16.567ft/5.05m Decks: 2 Crew: 6

Belmond Amaryllis is available for private hire charter only.


Accommodation

Cabins. Four generous cabins offer king or twin beds, with private bathrooms - shower, toilet, wash basin.

Dining Room. Formal dining room for dinners.

Lounge. Savour lunch in the lounge, with full-width doors that open up for an alfresco atmosphere.

Heated pool and sundeck. Soak up the sun while relaxing in the heated pool on deck, or relax in the shade under the canopy.

WiFi and computer with internet access, Bose iPod docking station, selection of books, games, satellite TV, DVDs and CDs. Bicycles.

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Belmond Amaryllis Luxury Riverboat Club cabin

Special Itineraries

Cycling and Vineyard Luxury River Cruise.

Highlights

Cycling the Ouche Valley and surroundings: the natural beauty of the Ouche Valley landscape lends its own unique charm to the many cycling routes branching away from it. The un-spoilt and unpolluted environment is a delight for the discerning cyclist, who can cycle as many km’s outside of mealtimes and optional visits. You can meet the barge at one of the many locks along the way or at one of the overnight moorings. Our expert guide will be happy to discuss any alternative routes with you.

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Itineraries


Dijon to St Léger sur Dheune

Celebrated as one of the finest barging regions in France, Burgundy’s many treasures are waiting to be discovered as you cruise in unrivalled luxury. Stroll through charming market towns and enjoy privileged access to iconic chateaux for rare wine tastings.

7 Days / 6 Nights

Taste Côte d’Or and Burgundy wines, visit traditional markets and beautiful ports.

Day 1. Board at Port du Canal; enjoy a champagne reception and meet the crew. Your luxury journey commences as you cruise along the river. Later on, dine on superb local cuisine and fine wines.

Day 2. Drive through the Côte d'Or, which produces some of the world's most famous wines. Visit Clos de Vougeot, a medieval château and headquarters of the Chevaliers du Tastevin society. Afterwards, you'll be treated to an exclusive wine tasting. Back on board, cruise to Longecourt village. You can choose to walk or cycle alongside the Amaryllis.

Day 3. Walk around historic Dijon and visit the magnificent Ducal Palace, market, and the Grey Poupon mustard shop. Browse the many shops, or simply relax in a pavement café. Enjoy lunch on board and marvel at the scenery as you cruise to St-Jean-de-Losne. In the evening stroll around the port and see the many barges.

Day 4. Cruise along the majestic River Sâone and pass through the impressive lock at Crissey. After lunch, visit Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy. Tour the magnificent 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu a charity hospital that reveals Burgundy’s history. Explore the charming town and shops before enjoying a wine tasting, then rejoin the barge at Fragnes.

Day 5. Cruise along the relaxing Canal du Centre, or choose to cycle or walk alongside the barge. After lunch, tour the Château de Germolles, the only remaining residence of the Dukes of Burgundy. Moor in Rully and dine at a wonderful local Michelin-starred restaurant.

Day 6. Cruise to St Léger, another quaint village along the Canal du Centre. Here you'll visit Château de Chamirey, a family wine estate in Mercurey. Enjoy a tour of the vineyards, property and cellar and conclude by sampling its fine wines. Back on board, a magnificent farewell gala dinner awaits.

Day 7. In the morning, enjoy breakfast aboard before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.

Please note: This itinerary is subject to availability and is for guidance only, a confirmed schedule will be supplied with your travel documents. Prices are based on minimum occupancy, please be advised that supplements may apply.

Dates and Prices 2020/2021

Dijon to St Léger sur Dheune: 9 August 2020. 6 September 2020. 18 Ocotber 2020.

4 and 18 April 2021. 2,16 and 30 May 2021. 13 and 27 June 2021. 11 and 25 July 2021. 1 and 29 August 2021.

5 and 19 Septmber 2021. 3 and 17 October 2021.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €5,972 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €9,944 per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 guests.


Belmond Amaryllis Luxury Riverboat Club St-Léger-sur-Dheune

St-Léger-sur-Dheune to Dijon

Along the Canal du Centre and River Saône, find wonderful architecture and gastronomic delights.

7 Days / 6 Nights

Along the Canal du Centre and River Saône, find wonderful architecture and gastronomic delights.

Day One: Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune

Board the barge at Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune for your culinary cruise through Burgundy. Enjoy a welcome champagne reception and a chance to meet the crew. Later in the evening your first gastronomic dinner, prepared on board by your private chef, is served.

Day Two: Cruise to Chagny. Cookery workshop with Michelin-star chef. Wine tasting at Château de Chamirey, Mercurey

During a leisurely breakfast savour the beautiful French countryside as you cruise along the Canal du Centre. You may wish to alight and take a stroll or cycle along the towpath. Late morning, your Belmond guide will meet you at one of the locks for a short, scenic ride to the picturesque wine village of Pernand-Vergelesses. This is home to one-Michelin-starred restaurant Le Charlemagne, where you will participate in an exclusive cooking class with masterchef Laurent Peugeot, who is renowned for his exceptional Asian-inspired French cuisine.

After this memorable experience you visit the 18th-century Château de Chamirey, a wine estate in Mercurey run by the Devillard family. Enjoy a tour of the vineyards followed by a guided visit to the property and wine cellar and a tasting of the exquisite Premier Cru wines. A scenic drive takes you back to Belmond Hirondelle in time for cocktails.

Day Three: Cruise to Fragnes. Visit Chalon-sur-Saône

This morning, relax on board or explore by foot or bicycle as the barge meanders along the Canal du Centre towards the pretty village of Fragnes. Lunch is served on board.

In the afternoon, your guide will take you by minivan to the town of Chalon-sur-Saône, where you have a chance to stroll around the historic centre and visit the shops. Chalon, the second largest town in Burgundy after Dijon, was first mentioned over 2000 years ago during Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars. It has since been an important trading post and commercial centre, served by the River Saône. Head to St Vincent Square to soak up the local atmosphere, perhaps in one of the attractive pavement cafés.

Tonight’s dinner will be at a renowned, Michelin-rated restaurant, accompanied by superb local wines.

Day Four: Cruise to Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Visit Beaune

This morning you visit the delightful town of Beaune and enjoy a sumptuous tasting with the famous cheese maker, Alain Hess. Plunge into the famous market with culinary expert Marjorie from The Cook’s Atelier and choose some local, seasonal produce. You then return to Marjorie’s kitchen to conjure up a delicious lunch, which you savour accompanied by specially selected wines.

Afterwards visit the famous Hôtel-Dieu, a magnificent 15th-century building that was once a charitable hospital, part of the Hospices de Beaune. Behind its gothic façade, beautiful tiled roofs and flamboyant colours you will discover stunning collections of furniture, paintings and objets d’art.

Return to the barge in Seurre for a scenic late afternoon cruise along the River Saône to Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the barging capital of France. During the cruise Chef will teach you how to make a classic boeuf bourguignon.

Day Five: Cruise to Longecourt. Visit Clos de Vougeot

This morning the barge leaves the river and enters the Burgundy Canal. Take the opportunity to stretch your legs on the towpath, or you may wish to help Chef in the galley as he prepares a picnic lunch.

This alfresco feast is enjoyed in the surroundings of 12th-century Château de Longecourt, where you also enjoy a private visit to the charismatic owner’s home.

Your next exciting stop is the historic Clos de Vougeot, where Cistercian monks first began making wine in the 12th century. The splendid château is now the headquarters of the celebrated Burgundian wine society, the Confrérerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, and boasts a cellar and wine presses dating from the medieval era. Many famous guests have been wined and dined at the glamorous banquets hosted here each year.

Your culinary exploration continues with an introduction to a little-known luxury - Burgundy truffles from the Côte de Nuits!

Later, rejoin the barge in a tranquil setting near Longecourt, our mooring for the night.

Day Six: Cruise to Dijon. Visit Dijon and market

Today your guide takes you on a walking tour of historic Dijon, capital of the great Dukes of Burgundy. You will visit the Ducal Palace, the Grey Poupon mustard shop and browse the sensational stalls at the covered food market, soaking up the delightful aromas, flavours and colours of the local produce.

Lunch on board will be based on specialities picked up at the market and will include mouthwatering Burgundy delicacy jambon persillé with an array of different mustards.

Tonight the barge moors in the port of Dijon. As Chef prepares your farewell gala dinner, perhaps indulge in a kir, an aperitif blending the locally produced cassis (blackcurrant) liqueur, with aligoté white wine.

Day Seven: Dijon

After breakfast the crew bids you farewell before you alight from the barge for your onward travel arrangements.

Please note: This itinerary is subject to availability and is for guidance only, a confirmed schedule will be supplied with your travel documents. Prices are based on minimum occupancy, please be advised that supplements may apply.

Dates and Prices 2020/2021

St Léger sur Dheune to Dijon: 5 July 2020. 11 October 2020.

11 and 25 April 2021. 9 and 23 May 2021. 6 and 20 June 2021. 4 and 18 July 2021. 1 and 29 August 2021.

12 and 26 September 2021. 10 October 2021.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from € 5,972 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €9,944 per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 guests.




Vandenesse en Auxois to Dijon

Fine wining and dining awaits as you enjoy an exceptional taste of luxury cruising in Burgundy. Embark on a fascinating tour of the region’s historic charms and discover the ancient chateaux and iconic landmarks.

7 Days / 6 Nights

Day 1 Vandenesse. Our Crew await your arrival at the countryside mooring of Vandenesse en Auxois. Step on board and unwind with a glass of chilled champagne as you take in your luxurious surroundings. You will meet the crew and have time to settle in before the chef sumptuous dinner this evening.

Day 2 Beaune. This morning the barge sails though the heart of the beautiful Ouche Valley to Pont d'Ouche. After lunch visit Beaune, the capital of the Burgundy wine region. Marvel at the famous Hotel-Dieu, a magnificent 15th century charity hospital. Afterwards take to the town's pretty cobbled streets to explore. Revel in Beaune's medieval charm and enjoy a private wine tasting before returning to the barge.

Day 3 La Bussiere. Enjoy idyllic views this morning as we sail to the village of La Bussiere sur Ouche. Savour a delicious lunch on board before a visit to the Chateau de Pommard. A private tour awaits at this splendid regency estate. Explore the historic wine cellars, enjoy a tasting of the estates finest wines and marvel at the fine art exhibition. Return to the barge for a delectable dinner on board.

Day 4 Gissey. Awake to views of lush countryside as the barge continues along the glorious Ouche Valley en route to the Gissey sur Ouche. Head to the Abbey de la Bussiere for an exceptional Michelin-starred lunch withing a beautifully restored Cistercian abbey. After lunch, take a short drive to the hilltop village of Chateauneuf en Auxois. Here you'll visit the splendid 12th century chateau, boasting breathtaking views across the valley. Return to the barge late afternoon to relax on board, or take a leisurely cycle into the local village before dinner.

Day 5 Vougeot. Saviour life at a leisurely pace as the barge sets sail this morning. After lunch take a scenic drive down Route des Grands Crus, arriving in the charming village of Vougeot. Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Clos de Vougeot. The medieval estate serves as a headquarters to the Confrerie de Chevaliers de Tastevin, the famous Burgundian wine society. After a private wine tasting make your merry way back to the barge for an exquisite evening feast of fine French Cuisine.

Day 6 Dijon. After an indulgent breakfast, take a walking tour of historic Dijon. Visit the market, the Ducal palace, and the iconic Maille Mustard shop. Take time to explore at leisure, or enjoy a tranquil morning at a pavemnet cafe soaking up the city's vibrant atmosphere. Return to the barge for a delicious lunch before we embark on an afternoon cruise into the heart of the town. Sit back and savour the views as chef prepares a delicious gala dinner for your final evening on board.

Day 7 Dijon. Make the most of your final morning with breakfast on board before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.

Please note: This itinerary is subject to availability and is for guidance only, a confirmed schedule will be supplied with your travel documents. Prices are based on minimum occupancy, please be advised that supplements may apply.

Dates and Prices 2020/2021

Charter- 12 April 2020.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €11,821 per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 guests.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €6,910 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.



Dijon to Vandenesse en Auxois

Journey through the heart of the stunning Ouche Valley, where medieval chateaux and cultural gems are unveiled along the river banks. Relax in unrivalled comfort and style as you sail into hidden France on this luxury cruise.

7 Days / 6 Nights

Day 1 Dijon. Our crew await your arrival at Dijon's Port Du Canal where your cruise begins. Step on board and unwind with a glass of chilled champagne as you take in your nautical surroundings. Meet the crew and take time to settle in before chef serves a sumptuous dinner this evening.

Day 2 Vougeot. Savour life at a leisurely pace as the barge sets sail along the canal. After lunch take a scenic drive down the Route des Grands Crus, arriving in the charming village of Vougeot. Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Clos de Vougeot, an elegant chateau encased in a walled vineyard. The medieval estate serves as headquarters to the confreire de Chevaliers de Tastevin, the famous Burgundian wine society. After a private wine-tasting make your way back to the barge for an exquisite evening of fine french cuisine.

Day 3 Gissey. After an Indulgent breakfast, take a walking tour of historic Dijon. Visit the market, the Ducal Palace, and the grey poupon mustard shop. The city is brimming with cultural treasures and charming boutiques to discover. Take time to explore at your leisure, or savour a tranquil morning at a pavement cafe soaking up the vibrant atmosphere. Return to the barge for a delicious lunch before we embark on the most stunning part of the cruise to the village of Gissey.

Day 4 La Bussiere. Awaken to views of lush countryside as the barge cruises along the glorious Ouche valley to La Busisere. Enjoy breakfast on board before a short drive to the hilltop village of Chateauneuf en Auxois. Here you'll visit the splendid 12th century chateau, boasting breathtaking views across the valley. Head to the Abbey de la Brussiere for an exceptional Michelin-starred lunch within a beautifully restored Cistercian abbey. Return to the barge in the evening for a leisurely dinner on board.

Day 5 Beaune. This morning the barge sails through the heart of the beautiful Ouche Valley to Pont d'Ouche. After lunch visit Beaune, the capital of the Burgundy wine region. Marvel at the famous Hotel-Dieu, a magnificent 15th century charity hospital. Afterwards, take to the town's pretty cobbled streets to explore. Revel in Beaune's medieval charm and enjoy a private wine tasting before returning to barge.

Day 6 Pommard. After a leisurely cruise we arrive at Vandenesse. Savour a delicious lunch on board before a visit to the Chateau de Pommard. A private tour awaits at this splendid regency estate. Explore the historic wine cellars, enjoy a tasting of the estate's finest wines and marvel at the fine art exhibition. Back on the barge. chef prepares a farewell gala dinner for your final evening on board.

Day 7 Vandenesse. Make the most of your final morning with breakfast on board before the crew bids you farewell and you disembark.

Please note: This itinerary is subject to availability and is for guidance only, a confirmed schedule will be supplied with your travel documents. Prices are based on minimum occupancy, please be advised that supplements may apply.

Dates and Prices 2020/2021

Charters- 5 April 2020.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from € 9,944 per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 guests.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from € 5,972 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.

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