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  • Cruising in Burgundy
    Between Dijon and St.Leger-sur-Dheune (or reverse) in 2014 and 2015
    Between St.Leger and Lyon (or reverse) in 2015
    Burgundy cruise route map
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    • 128 FEET LONG (38.5 METRES)
    • 21 GUESTS, 2 DECKS
    • 6 CREW
    • 11 CABINS—8 TWINS, 2 DOUBLE, 1 SINGLE (ALL WITH EN SUITE PRIVATE BATHROOMS)
    • OPEN PLAN, SPACIOUS BAR, LOUNGE AND DINING ROOM
    • AIR CONDITIONING AND CENTRAL HEATING THROUGHOUT
    • AIR CONDITIONED PRIVATE COACH FOR EXCURSIONS
    • LARGE SUN DECK WITH COMFORTABLE CHAIRS AND TABLES
    • GOOD BICYCLES CARRIED ON BOARD
    The Caprice is a Dutch-built barge full of charm. The main deck includes a spacious exterior sundeck and a lounge with bar area and dining room, while the lower deck has ten pretty cabins, each with private en suite bathroom. The upper deck has large picture windows that allow plenty of natural light to enhance the cosy surroundings, whilst still affording guests a wonderful view of the beautiful countryside floating past. Cabins have large porthole type windows. Bathrooms are small but functional, comprising a shower, washbasin with shelves and WC.
    In 2014 she will be cruising through beautiful Burgundy between Dijon and St-Leger-sur-Dheune (and reverse) on the Burgundy Canal, Upper Saône and Canal du Centre.
    For 2015 we are delighted to annouce that in addition to her regular Dijon to St.Leger cruise, she will also be cruising between St.Leger and Lyon

    This cruise route is ideal for 'first-time' bargers who would like to savour a taste of France in a region easily accessible by high speed TGV train from central Paris. You will cruise partially on canal and partially on river, and will see and experience one of the loveliest regions of France, its wonderful wines, gourmet cuisine, architecture, history and the warmth of it inhabitants.

    2014 PRICES (USD) VALUE SEASON REGULAR SEASON
    Individual Cabin Bookings (per guest sharing a double or twin) $3,690 $3,790
    Single Supplement $1690 $1690
    Charter for 18 Guests $59,810 $60,810
    Charter for 19 Guests $60,410 $61,810
    Charter for 20/21 Guests $62,910 $64,810

    PRICING NOTES:
    • The price above does not include Paris transfers to/from the barge meeting point. These may be arranged, on request for charter groups only and at extra cost.
    • There is no 'open bar' on the Caprive, except during 'Happy Hour' prior to dinner every evening
    • Cabins one and ten have specific pricing, lower than shown above. Please contact us for details.

    VALUE SEASON DATES: April 05,12; August 02,09; October 18,25 2014
    REGULAR SEASON: April 19,26; May 03,10,17,24,31; June 07,21,28; July 05,12,19; August 16,23,30; September 06,13,20,27; October 04,11 2014

    2015 PRICES (USD) VALUE SEASON REGULAR SEASON Applicable cabin number
    Individual Cabin Bookings (per guest sharing a double or twin) $3,690 $3,990 Cabin 10
    $3,290 $3,490 02-09, 11
    $2,990 $3,290 Cabin 1
    Single Supplement N/A Cabin 10
    $1,890 02-09, 11
    $1,690 Cabin 1
    Charter for 17 Guests $59,210 $61,810
    Charter for 18 Guests $59,810 $62,810
    Charter for 19 Guests $60,410 $64,810
    Charter for up to 21 Guests $62,910 $66,800

    PRICING NOTES:
    • The price above does not include Paris transfers to/from the barge meeting point. These may be arranged, on request for charter groups only and at extra cost.
    • There is no 'open bar' on the Caprive, except during 'Happy Hour' prior to dinner every evening
    • Cabins one and ten have specific pricing, lower than shown above. Please contact us for details.

    VALUE SEASON DATES: April 04,11; August 01,08; October 17,24 2015
    REGULAR SEASON: April 18,25; May 02,09,16,23,30; June 06,13,20,27; July 04,11,18,25; August 15,22,29; September 05,12,19,26; October 03,10 2015
    Cruise Highlights may include:

    Dijon, the capital of Burgundy
    The 12th C monks winery of Clos de Vougeot
    Medieval town of Chalon Sur Saone
    The 12th Century Chateau of Rully
    Picturesque village of Chagny
    Wine tasting in Meursault
    Tour of historic Beaune, the capital of the vineyards
    The world famous Hotel Dieu, the first charity hospital of Europe founded in 1443
    Mooring in the vineyards of Santenay
    Tour of the Chateau de Marguerite of Burgundy, one of the best preserved vestiges of a vast medieval fortress
    A tasting of wine at Chateau de Marguerite of Burgundy

    2015 Cruise Schedule
    In addition to her regular St.Leger to Dijon itinerary, in 2015 the 'Caprice' will also be cruising between St.Leger and Lyon (or reverse) on the following dates:
    April 25; September 26; October 03 2015

    PICK-UP: 3:15pm at Le Creusot TGV Train Station
    DROP-OFF: Between 11am and 12 noon at Le Creusot TGV Train Station

    CRUISES START ON A SATURDAY AND END ON THE FOLLOWING FRIDAY.

    TO CONTACT US
    Phone: +33 561 59 20 07, Fax: +33 561 59 23 54
    Phone (Toll-Free from USA + Canada): 1-800-688-0245
    Email: info@bargecompany.com
    Web: www.bargecompany.com

    The Barge Cruise Company Ltd, 2 Allée de Castelnouvel, 31490 Léguevin
    FRANCE