What is a Barge Cruise? A Barge Cruise is a luxury canal and river cruise aboard a first class river boat, with the focus on gourmet food & wine, relaxation, and cultural tours. Take a luxury barge trip aboard the Randle through the beautiful countryside of Burgundy, famous for cuisine and wine making since Roman times. Burgundy has long been a wealthy and important region fought over by empires and kingdoms, during your barge cruise we will show you the very best the region has to offer.
Tour Cathedrals, Castles, Grand Chateaux, Pretty Villages and Country Markets. View 28,000 year old cave paintings, and glorious vineyards. All set in the beautiful Burgundy countryside.
The Burgundy Canal du Nivernais follows the Yonne valley and is intertwined with the river Yonne itself. Constructed between 1784 and 1843 to transport firewood and produce to Paris. All the commercial trade has ceased and the canal is now renowned for its tranquillity, historic towns & villages, and famous vineyards. Cruise the most picturesque canal in France and our most popular route.
The river Yonne flows north to the Seine at Montereau, where it is the greater of the two rivers. An important trade route for centuries transporting wine, timber, and stone to an ever expanding Paris. Now it is a quiet, meandering, and picturesque river set within a valley of wooded hillsides, historic towns, and famous vineyards. Travel in the footsteps of impressionist artists Turner and Sisley along this beautiful river.