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Belmond Fleur de Lys
Belmond Fleur de Lys luxury riverboat/barge travels between Dijon and Vandenesse-En-Auxois, visiting Burgundy’s chateaux and vineyards.
From the history and culture of Dijon to the pastoral beauty of Vandenesse-En-Auxois, set off on one of the most scenic river cruises Europe has to offer.
With interiors enriched by authentic Indian furnishings, including ornate fabrics and four-poster beds, Belmond Fleur de Lys is a visual treat.
Enjoy the panoramic vistas from the heated pool on deck,
or unwind in the air-conditioned lounge. Sumptuous dinners are served in the dining room. After, retire to the lounge and strike up a tune on the grand piano.
Capacity: 6 passengers
Length: 129ft/39.3m. Width: 16.567ft/5.05m
Cabins: Three spacious cabins each have en-suite bathrooms and dressing areas.
Lounge: Large windows and a grand piano make this a perfect resting place.
Heated Pool and Sun Deck: 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.
Dijon to St Léger sur Dheune or in reverse
7 days/6 nights
Taste Côte d’Or and Burgundy wines, visit traditional markets, beautiful ports and drift through wonderful scenery.
Day 1. Board at Port du Canal and meet your crew over a champagne reception. As the boat departs, dine on superb local cuisine and fine wines.
Day 2. Today drive through the Côte d'Or, which produces some of the world's most famous wines. Visit Clos de Vougeot, a medieval château and afterwards, enjoy a wine tasting in Vougeot. Back on board, cruise to Longecourt village where you can choose to take in the stunning scenery while walking or cycling alongside the barge.
Day 3. Walk around historic Dijon and visit the magnificent Ducal Palace, the market and the Grey Poupon mustard shop. Browse the many shops, or simply relax in a pavement café. Enjoy lunch on board as you cruise to St-Jean-de-Losne. In the evening, take the time to 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 former charity hospital that reveals some of Burgundy’s history. Explore the charming town, enjoy a wine tasting and afterwards return to the barge at Fragnes.
Day 5. Cruise along the serene Canal du Centre whilst admiring the scenery 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 disembark to visit Château de Chamirey, a family wine estate in Mercurey. Following a tour of the vineyards and cellars, sample some of the fine wines with an exclusive tasting sessions. Back on board, a fabulous farewell gala dinner marks your final evening on the barge.
Day 7. Following a delicious breakfast, 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 2019
There is no availability due to charters.
Dijon to Vandenesse en Auxois
Cruise the beautiful Ouche Valley with 12th-century castles, fine art and ancient abbeys. Please contact us for full details.
Dates and Prices 2019
Dijon to Vandenesse en Auxois: April 21. June 2. July 14. August 25
Vandenesse en Auxois to Dijon: April 14. May 12,26. June 9. August 18
7 Days / 6 Nights, from € 7,479 per guest - Price based on private hire for 6 guests
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