Take a barge trip through the beautiful valleys of Burgundy, famous for wine making for millennia. Burgundy has long been a wealthy and important region fought over by empires and kingdoms since Roman times. 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.