• Sample Itinerary
    Burgundy cruise itinerary
    Vandenesse-en-Auxois to Dijon or reverse
    Cruise route map
    (Click to enlarge)

    Sunday: Day 1
    Paris to Vandenesse

    Your personal guide will meet you at your hotel in Paris at 14.00hrs (2pm) or in Dijon at 16.00hrs (4pm) and transfer you by minivan to the ‘Absoluut II’, moored in Vandenesse’s quaint harbor, where you will enjoy canapés and a Kir Royal reception.

    Monday : Day 2
    Vandenesse - Pont d’Ouche

    Freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee, croissants, preserves and eggs cooked to order, whilst cruising past the spectacular Chateauneuf en Auxois to Pont d’Ouche (cameras at the ready). After lunch you will be visiting Chateau Savigny-les-Beaune.

    Tuesday: Day 3
    Pont d’Ouche - St. Victor

    Cruising from breakfast through lunch, deep into the forest…..and this afternoon’s visit is to Chateauneuf and the wonderful Abbaye la Bussière.
    The Absoluut II Barge - Beaune Hospice
    Medieval hospice of Beaune

    Wednesday: Day 4
    St. Victor - Pont Pagny

    Morning cruise ... with an early lunch...and then all afternoon in glorious Beaune, only returning when you have seen it all, including the former Ducal Palace and Hospice and Tower to Phillip the Good.

    Thursday: Day 5
    Pont Pagny - Velars

    Cruising from breakfast through lunch again, today we make a special visit to the Chateau of Meursault (as a wine aficionado I have been visiting wineries for 35 years... and this is MY favourite!)

    Friday: Day 6
    Velars - Dijon

    A morning cruise past Lac Kir before a walking tour of the historic town centre, including the former Ducal Palace and the Cathedral of Saint Benign. Followed by our special Captains Dinner .

    Saturday: Day 7
    Transfer to Paris or Dijon

    After a leisurely breakfast, depart at around 9:00 am for transfer by minivan to Dijon or to your Paris hotel, arriving there at about midday.

    Note: This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change. Cruises run in reverse on alternate weeks.

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