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La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre to Châlons-en-Champagne.

Belmond Pivoine Luxury Riverboat Club deck view


Glide in style through Champagne, savouring the sights, sounds, scents and world-renowned wines.

Launching in 2018, Belmond Pivoine is set to be one of the best river cruises in Europe. Soak up the scenery from the spacious deck and heated pool, or spread out and dream in one of four exquisite cabins. Explore chateaux, vineyards and breweries as you meander from La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre to Châlons-en-Champagne.

About Belmond Pivoine

Capacity: up to 8 persons

Length: 128ft/39m. Width: 16.567ft/5.05m

Decks: 2

Crew: 6

Belmond Pivoine is available for private hire.

Accommodation

Cabins: Four spacious contemporary cabins each have en-suite marble 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.



Itineraries

Couvrot to Epernay

Life on France’s waterways is lived at a gentle pace. Recline on the deck of your luxury barge and admire stunning rural views, or set off into the landscape to visit pretty medieval towns and historic champagne houses...the choice is yours.

Day 1: Join us for a champagne reception as we welcome you aboard at Epernay. Settle in and meet the captain and crew. Later, take a seat as chef serves an exquisite gourmet dinner for your first night on board.

Day 2: Savour a delicious breakfast as we cruise along the canal at a gentle pace. Spend the rest of the morning a leisure, perhaps reclining on the deck to admire the beautiful views. After lunch, head to Epernay with your guide. This charming town is brimming with champagne provenance. Wander along the Avenue de Champagne to the prestigious house of Moet & Chandon, where you’ll enjoy an exclusive tasting. Head to the celebrated La Briquette restaurant for a sumptuous early-evening dinner.

Day 3: Relax this morning as the barge glides past glorious vineyards and rural scenes. Lunch is served on board followed by a scenic drive into the countryside. Arrive at the house of Champagne J de Telmont. Here you’ll enjoy a fascinating oenological workshop to uncover the process of making champagne. Visit the abbey at Hautvillers before you return to the barge. You’ll find the tomb of Dom Perignon here, overlooking beautiful vineyards. Back onboard, enjoy a delicious dinner of fine French cuisine.

Day 4: Today the barge arrives in the pretty town of Chalons-en-Champagne. Set off to explore the gothic Saint-Etienne Cathedral and wander among the gardens of Notre-Dame-en-Vaux Cloister. Remarkable statues guard the walls of the cloister, waiting to be admired. Your guide leads you on a tour through the town before you return to the barge for a sumptuous dinner this evening.

Day 5: After breakfast head to La Mains de Massiges with your guide. The trenches here were built in wavy lines to avoid gunfire during World War I. A nearby cemetery shelters the graves of fallen soldiers. After a delicious lunch, return to the barge for a leisurely afternoon before dinner.

Day 6: Today you’ll visit the royal town of Reims. 34 French sovereigns were crowned here, sparking a trend for serving the local sparkling wine at celebrations. Marvel at the impressive gothic cathedral and explore the Musée des Beaux-Arts. You’ll have some free-time to wander among the charming boutiques before returning to the barge for lunch. That evening Chef prepares a fabulous farewell gala dinner for your final evening on board.

Day 7: Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Dates and Prices 2021

Charter- 2021 TBC

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €9,384 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €16,769, per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 guests



Epernay to Couvrot

Life on France’s waterways is lived at a gentle pace. Recline on the deck of your luxury barge and admire stunning rural views, or set off into the landscape to visit pretty medieval towns and historic champagne houses...the choice is yours.

Day 1: Join us for a champagne reception as we welcome you aboard in Couvrot. Settle into your luxurious surrounds while you meet the captain and crew. Later, take a seat as chef serves an exquisite gourmet dinner for your first night on board.

Day 2: Relax and enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning as we glide along the canal. After lunch, head to Reims— the crowning place of 34 French sovereigns and an important centre for champagne production. Marvel at the impressive gothic cathedral and explore the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Later, spend some free-time in the city to explore the many boutiques. Return to the barge late afternoon for cocktails followed by a sumptuous dinner.

Day 3: The morning is yours to enjoy at leisure. Alight for a gentle stroll along the towpath, or cycle alongside the barge. After a delicious lunch ashore, head to La Mains de Massiges with your guide. The trenches here were built in wavy lines to avoid gunfire during World War I. A nearby cemetery shelters the graves of fallen soldiers. After an emotive afternoon, return to the barge for dinner—a gastronomic sensation prepared by Chef.

Day 4: Today the barge arrives in the pretty town of Chalons-en-Champagne. Set off to explore the gothic Saint-Etienne Cathedral and wander among the gardens of Notre-Dame-en-Vaux Cloister. Marvel at the remarkable statues guarding the cloister walls. After, return to the barge as we set sail for Mareuil-sur-Ay. A delectable lunch is served as we pass beautiful rural scenes along the river. Later, prepare for an evening of divine dining on board.

Day 5: Sink into life at a gentle pace this morning as the barge drifts along the canal. After a delectable lunch on board, take a scenic drive to the abbey at Hautvillers. Here lies the tomb of Dom Perignon, presiding over a spectacular view of the vineyards below. Later, head to the house of Champagne J de Telmont to take part in their unique oenological workshop. Dinner is served back on board the barge—another irresistible feast prepared by Chef.

Day 6: Relax on board this morning as your journey continues. Lunch is served onboard this afternoon, afterwards, head to Epernay with your guide. Wander along the iconic Avenue de Champagne, before an exclusive tasting at the champagne house of Moet & Chandon. Return to the barge for a farewell gala dinner to celebrate your final evening on board.

Day 7: Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Dates and Prices 2021

Charter- 2021 TBC

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.




Chalons-En-Champagne to Chateau-Thierry

World-class wineries, fantastic fromageries and enchanting medieval towns. Glide in style through France’s iconic Champagne region to discover what the fizz is about. Meanwhile, you’ll enjoy a journey of peerless comfort aboard Belmond Pivoine.

Day 1: Our crew welcome you aboard at Chalons-en-Champagne. Your journey begins in sparkling style with a champagne tasting session. Meet your captain and crew as you settle in to your luxurious surrounds. Tonight, Chef serves a gourmet feast to celebrate your first evening on board.

Day 2: Rise this morning for a delicious breakfast. After, set off to Chalons-en-Champagne with your guide. You’ll uncover the town’s architectural heritage with a visit to Saint-Etienne Cathedral and the museum of Notre-Dame-en-Vaux Cloister. Return to the barge to set sail along the canal. Charming scenes of rural France pass by as you enjoy a delicious lunch on the deck. Later, head to a family-run champagne house for a tasting. Dinner tonight is a gastronomic sensation freshly prepared by Chef.

Day 3: After a leisurely breakfast spend the morning relaxing onboard. After lunch join your guide on a tour of the city or Reims. Famous for its royal connection, 34 of France’s sovereigns were crowned here. Explore the impressive gothic cathedral and the Musée des Beaux-Arts. You’ll have free-time to wander among the many boutiques before you return to the barge.

Day 4: This morning you’ll visit the jewel of the Champagne region, Epernay. Stroll along the Avenue de Champagne. Founded in 1743, Moet & Chandon is one of the region’s oldest and finest champagne houses. Step through the hallowed courtyard to enjoy an exclusive tasting session. Later, lunch is served on land at the celebrated La Briqueterie restaurant. Return to the barge for a leisurely cruise towards Damery followed by a delectable dinner on board.

Day 5: Enjoy life at a gentle pace this morning as we continue along the canal. Step from the barge onto the towpath for a stroll or cycle. Or, sink into a deck-chair and soak-up the sun. After lunch, your guide leads you on a scenic drive to the abbey at Hautvillers. Here lies the tomb of Dom Pérignon overlooking breathtaking views of the vineyards. After, head to the house of Champagne J de Telmont. Their unique oenological workshop promises a merry introduction to the champagne making process. Tonight, we berth in Courcelles where Chef prepares a sumptuous dinner on board.

Day 6: Spend a relaxing morning on board. The riverside presents a stunning picture of life in rural France surrounded by beautiful landscapes. After lunch, take a scenic drive to Belleau Wood. It was here during World War I that American troops halted the progression of the German Army. Next, follow your guide to the Aisne-Marne cemetery nearby, where 2,288 American soldiers were buried. Back on board, Chef prepares a farewell feast for your final evening on board

Day 7: Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Dates and Prices 2021

Charter- 2, 16 and 30 May 2021. 13 and 27 June 2021. 11 and 25 July 2021. 8 and 22 August 2021. 5 and 19 September 2021.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €8,531 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €15,063 per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 guests



Chateau-Thierry to Chalons-En-Champagne

Soak-up the spirit of Champagne on a cruise of luxurious indulgence. The riverside town’s of the Marne Valley harbour legends of champagne alchemy. Delve in and uncover the region’s rich cultural heritage and iconic sparkling wines.

Day 1: Our crew welcome you aboard the barge at Chateau-Thierry. Your journey begins in sparkling style with a champagne tasting session. Meet your captain and crew as you settle in to your luxurious surrounds. Tonight, Chef serves a gourmet feast to celebrate your first evening on board.

Day 2: This morning breakfast is followed by a scenic drive to Belleau Wood. It was here during World War I that American troops halted the progression of the German Army. 2,288 American casualties were buried in Aisne-Marne nearby. Today, the cemetery is a peaceful space to reflect on lives lost. After an emotive morning, follow your guide to the enchanting medieval town of Courchelles. A delectable lunch is served back on board the barge. The afternoon is yours to spend relaxing on the deck as we glide past picturesque rural villages.

Day 3: Enjoy life at a gentle pace this morning as we sail alongside the stunning vineyards of Champagne. Step from the barge onto the towpath for a stroll or cycle, or sink into a deck-chair and soak-up the sun. After lunch, take a scenic drive to the abbey at Hautvillers. Here lies the tomb of Dom Pérignon overlooking breathtaking views of the vineyards. After, head to the house of Champagne J de Telmont. Their unique oenological workshop promises a merry introduction to the champagne making process. Tonight, we berth in Mareuil-le-Port, while Chef prepares a sumptuous dinner on board.

Day 4: This morning you’ll visit the jewel of the Champagne region, Epernay. Stroll along the Avenue de Champagne and admire the many elegant champagne houses. Founded in 1743, Moet & Chandon is one of the region’s oldest and finest. Step through the hallowed courtyard and enjoy an exclusive tasting session before an indulgent lunch at the celebrated La Briquette restaurant. This evening the barge will moor at Mareuil-sur-Ay for a dinner of sublime French cuisine back on board the barge.

Day 5: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast followed by a visit to a local family-run champagne house. After lunch, join your guide on a tour of the city or Reims. Famous for its royal connection, 34 of France’s sovereigns were crowned here. Explore the impressive gothic cathedral and the Musée des Beaux-Arts. You’ll have free-time to wander among the many boutiques, each brimming with artisanal delights. Return to the barge this evening for a delicious dinner on board.

Day 6: Spend a relaxing morning on board. The riverside presents a stunning picture of life in rural France surrounded by beautiful landscapes. After lunch, take a scenic drive to Belleau Wood. It was here during World War I that American troops halted the progression of the German Army. Next, follow your guide to the Aisne-Marne cemetery nearby, where 2,288 American soldiers were buried. Back on board, Chef prepares a farewell feast for your final evening on board

Day 7: Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Dates and Prices 2021

Charter- 9 and 23 May 2021. 6 and 27 June 2021. 4 and 25 July 2021. 1.15 and 29 August 2021. 12 and 26 October 2021.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €8,531 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.

7 Days / 6 Nights, from €15,063 per guest - Price based on private hire for 4 gueststs.



Chalons-En-Champagne to Mareuil-Sur-Ay

Sail through the pages of history and discover the origins of France’s liquid gold. Charming views, irresistible flavours and refined indulgence… You’ll cruise through the heart of the Champagne region in sparkling style.

Day 1: Our crew greet your arrival at Chalons-en-Champagne. Start your journey as you mean to go on with a champagne reception and tasting session. After, settle in to your luxurious surrounds aboard the Belmond Pivoine. Chef serves an exquisite menu of fine french cuisine for dinner. Retire for a restful sleep ahead of tomorrows adventures.

Day 2: Enjoy a delicious breakfast this morning. After, your guide leads you into the heart of Chalons-en-Champagne for an eye-opening tour. Step through the gothic doors of Saint-Etienne cathedral to marvel the arched ceilings and stained glass windows. Next, wander among the remarkable statues at Notre-Dame-en-Vaux cloister-the pretty gardens must be explored. Later, return to the barge to enjoy your first cruise along the picturesque canal. After lunch, set off on a scenic drive to the abbey at Hautvillers. Here you'll find the tomb of Dom Perignon, the illustrious father of champagne. Back on board, the house of Ployez-Jacquemart send there best champagne connoisseurs for a tasting and sabering demostration. Tonight dinner is served while the barge is moored in Vraux for the night.

Day 3:Rise this morning to the gentle motion of the barge cruising along the canal, and savour a leisurely breakfast. Energetic guests can alight for a stroll or cycle along the towpath, or you may prefer to recline on deck under the sun. Chef serves a delicious lunch on board, using fresh local ingredients acquired en-route. After, join your guide for an afternoon foray into the lush vine-woven landscaped of Epernay. You'll arrive at the house of Champagne J de Telmont, a fourth generation family-run estate. Spend the afternoon taking part in their unique oenological workshop set within the beautiful grounds. Later return to the barge for a farewell feast.

Day 4: Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Dates and Prices 2021

2021- TBC

Charter- 23 August 2020.


4 Days / 3 Nights, from €3,583 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.




Damery to Chateau-Thierry

Step aboard Belmond Pivoine for a luxurious river cruise into the heart of the Champagne region. Steeped in medieval and wartime history, this enchanting portion of France has a fascinating past to discover.

Day 1: Step aboard Belmond Pivoine in Damery. our crew greets you in sparkling style with a champagne reception. Settle in to your luxurious surrounds before dinner. Chef serves exquisite French cuisine for your first feast on board.

Day 2: Rise for an indulgent breakfast this morning. You'll enjoy life at a gentle pace as the barge cruises the River Marne. After breakfast, recline on deck and savour the stunning views. Alight in the afternoon to explore the city of Reims. A significant location for champagne production, Reims was also the crowning place of 34 french sovereigns. Visit the towering gothic cathedral, and inspiring musee des Beaux-Arts you will also have free time to wander into the boutiques before returning to the barge. Back on board, a sumptious dinner is served. Tonight we moor in Jaulgonne.

Day 3: After a delicious breakfast, take a picturesque drive to Bellau Wood. Here American troops halted the progression of the German Army during world war 1. After, take time to reflect on the region's wartime past at the nearby Aisne-Marne Cemetery, where 2,228 American soldiers are buried. Later, return to the barge for lunch. This afternoon your guide leads you to Chezy-sur-Marne for a gastronomic adventure. This enchanting medieval town is brimming with historic charm. Sample the famours Brie de Meaux at a local fromargerie, or enjoy a tasting in the house of Champagne Pannier. Back on board, chef prepares a farwell feast for your final evenign on board.

Day 4: Awake to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. After, the crew bids you a fond farewell as you disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Dates and Prices 2021

Charter- 2021 TBC


4 Days / 3 Nights, from €3,583 per guest - Price based on private hire for 8 guests.


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