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01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Flavours of Burgundy

Discover the alluring Doubs Valley and picturesque Burgundy on this exclusive fully escorted cruise holiday, with 6-night hotel barge cruise and overnight hotel stay in Dijon. Includes complimentary drinks on board, enriching shore excursions and rail travel from the UK. Flight option is available

No Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2245pp

Hotel Barge Holiday

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Exclusive fully escorted cruise holiday!

Flavours of Burgundy Special Offer

From natural wonders to fascinating cities, this exciting holiday takes you to the heart of Burgundy and the serene Doubs Valley.

Travel by rail to Paris and onto Dijon, renowned for its mustard, where you'll enjoy an overnight hotel stay. It is then time to join your stylish hotel barge for an unforgettable cruise through Burgundy. Discover the UNESCO-listed Saline-Royale built for King Louis XV, and see the sights of pretty Saint-Jean-de-Losne, whose monuments tell the story of its prestigious past.

Travel along the renowned Grands Crus Wine Route which takes in the finest and most prestigious of Burgundy's vineyards, before disembarking and heading to the train station for your return rail journey to the UK.

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Day 1 - UK - Paris (France)

Travel by train to Paris and on to Dijon, and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Dijon - Besancon

Check-out of your hotel and transfer to your hotel barge. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner.

Day 3 - Besancon - Ranchot

We'll depart by coach to Arc-et-Senans for the tour of the Saline-Royale. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this royal factory was built between 1775 and 1779 at the wish of King Louis XV. We'll return on board after our tour and cruise towards Ranchot.

Day 4 - Ranchot - Dole

This morning will be spent cruising towards Dole. In the afternoon, join us for an original and unique tour, following the "trail of the Perched Cat”. This trail refers the famous tales of a Perched Cat, written be Marcel Aymé who lived in Dole as a child.

Day 5 - Dole - Saint-Jean-De-Losne

We'll spend this morning cruising towards Saint-Jean-de-Losne. In the afternoon, join us for a guided tour of the city and the Battellerie Museum which recounts the history of navigation, followed by a tasting of local products.

Day 6 - Saint-Jean-De-Losne - Petit-Ouges

We'll spend the whole day cruising towards Petit-Ouges, reaching it in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Petit-Ouges, enjoy time at leisure to discover the "circuit of the three washhouses”.

Day 7 - Petit-Ouges - Dijon

This morning will be spent cruising towards Dijon. In the afternoon, join us for an excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus Wine Route passes through the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. Tonight's our gala evening and dinner.

Day 8 - Dijon - Paris - UK

Disembark your hotel barge and transfer to Paris train station to embark your train back to the UK.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the itinerary in the light of conditions. Fly-cruise itinerary is available - please contact us for details

Price Includes

  • 6-night hotel barge cruise
  • Overnight hotel stay in Dijon
  • Return rail travel from the UK
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea
  • All meals onboard for Superb French Cuisine
  • Captain Welcome cocktail on board
  • Farewell Gala dinner on board
  • Shore excursions as mentioned in itinerary with wireless audio system Port Talk
  • Reception Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Use of barge facilities including bicycles and Jacuzzi
  • All overseas transfers as described in itinerary
  • All port fees

Additional Information

  • Included Excursions:
  • La Saline Royale (Royal Salt works), listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site
  • Dole, hilltop city and birthplace of Louis Pasteur
  • Saint-Jean-de-Losne and its monuments telling the story of its prestigious past
  • The charming country village of Petit-Ouges
  • The Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route
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2022 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 17th - Paris and back - Sailing on: Daniele From: £2245
      Rail-cruise from Fly-cruise from
      Blue Water Price from: £2245 Blue Water Price from: £2395
  • September
    • Sep 23rd - Paris and back - Sailing on: Daniele From: £2245
      Rail-cruise from Fly-cruise from
      Blue Water Price from: £2245 Blue Water Price from: £2395

Price Information

  • Please contact us for the fly-cruise itinerary
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