Barge Cruise - Burgundy - France. 

Enjoy a private French Barge Cruise along the picturesque Burgundy Canal du Nivernais and river Yonne. Your luxury stay includes gourmet cuisine, fine wine, and guided tours by private car to vineyards and chateaux.   

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All our cruises are tailored to meet your exact requirements, dine aboard, at charming auberges or Michelin restaurants. Options include Cycling, Horseback riding, Golf, Ballooning, Boating, Trekking, or simply relaxing aboard. Whether you are a couple or friends, a private barge holiday is the perfect way to enjoy the French Waterways.

What's included? 

  • 22 metre (72ft) private riverboat with modern comforts and classic charm.
  • Four passengers, Three crew ; Captain, gourmet chef, and tour guide host.
  • Paris Transfers, chauffeur service and tours by Mercedes V Class Aventgarde .
  • Gourmet cuisine with selected premier-cru wine whilst aboard.
  • Air conditioned and en-suite mahogany panelled cabins.
  • Private guided tours to vineyards, chateaux, castles, and places of interest.
  • Electric bicycles for exploring villages and towns.
  • Electric launch for exploring the tranquil backwaters of the river Yonne.
  • Wi-Fi, music system, satellite TV and DVD.
  • Evening restaurant chauffeur service included.

Enjoy gourmet cuisine at selected restaurants from along our cruise route. From Michelin dining to charming auberges you are sure to have evenings of dining pleasure to remember. (Selected evening restaurants included in the full board charter fee)

See our Rates & Routes page for costs, options, and special offers.

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