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Blessed with some of the most gorgeous countryside in Europe, if not the world (not to mention perhaps the best wine around), Burgundy is a place everyone should explore at least once.

Set sail on the Burgundy River Cruise + Save 15%

 

Price starting from $2207 CAD 

What's included:

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Cremant de Bourgogne Wine Tour, Rully
  • Your Foodie Moment: Vougeot Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour, Vougeot
  • Wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks included on board
  • 6 nights aboard the Danièle canal barge
  • Cycling in the vineyards of Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits
  • Wine tours/tastings and cellar visits for Cremant de Bourgogne and Vougeot
  • Visits to Saint-Jean-de-Losne and Petit-Ouges
  • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations
  • Use of bicycles during shore excursions

 

(Photo: Tournus Boat Deck, Sunrise Breakfast in France)

Additional highlights:

Tour of Chateau de Santenay

Known for its gorgeous glazed tile roof, Chateau de Santenay is one of the largest wine-producing estates in Burgundy. Take a tour of the beautiful grounds and sample some wine.

Local Winery Visit and Tasting

Opt to visit a local winery, Domaine de la Folie, on the outskirts of Chagny for a taste off of the local vine. We advise speaking with your CEO to arrange this excursion in advance.

Tour of Saint-Jean-de-Losne

Take a guided tour of this quaint town. Enjoy visits to historic sites such as the Monument Commemorating the Siege of 1636, Hôtel-Dieu, and the Batellerie Museum (also known as the Sailors' House), one of the oldest houses in town, dating back to the 15th century which recounts the history of navigation.

La Musée de la Bataillerie

Take a stroll around this quaint museum dedicated to the history of barging.

Château du Clos de Vougeot

Set in the heart of Burgundy’s Grand Cru Vineyards, this Cistercian winery was built in the 12th and 16th Centuries and is known today for producing some of the most expensive wine in the world - Vougeot. Explore the grounds on your own, or opt for a guided tour.

Ducal Palace (Palais des Ducs)

Wander through the Ducal Palace quarter, where former dukes of Burgundy lived in noble residences dating back to the 15th century. Don't miss the Museum of Fine Arts - founded during the Age of Enlightenment, one of the oldest in France - located in the palace's eastern wing.
 

 

(Photo: Cycling along the French countryside)

HURRY, OFFER ENDS DECEMBER 27, 2019!

Eligible passengers shall receive 15% off guaranteed departures of select small group tours as follows: Tour must be booked between November 27, 2019 and  December 27, 2019 at 23:59 EST for the G Adventures’ tour portion for travel departing before July 31, 2020. Valid for new bookings only and must quote promo code 20EPP015ADV07 at time of booking. Bookings must be made through The Travel Agent Next Door. This promotion is only open to residents of Canada. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts and is subject to availability. Does not apply to National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures, National Geographic Family Journeys, Private Groups, Expedition, SPIT (The Inca Trail), SPTO (Trekking the Inca Trail: 4D/3N), SP5T (Trekking the Inca Trail: 5D/4N), Independent trips, pre- or post-tour accommodation, insurance, international airfare not specified in the itinerary, upgrades, add-ons, “My Own Room” or “My Own Tent,” transfers, theme packs, or other in-country or on-board services. G Adventures reserves the right to withdraw this offer from sale at any time without prior notice. Any refunds made with respect to products booked under this promotion shall be issued at the discounted rate. G Adventures reserves the right to cancel any booking due to unauthorized, altered, ineligible, or fraudulent use of discount. G Adventures is not responsible for technical or system errors that may interfere with or otherwise prohibit the use of the promotion.

Itinerary

Day 1: Dijon/Saint-L├ęger-sur-Dheune

Arrive in Dijon. Meet your guide at the hotel for your 5pm transfer to St Leger.

Upon arrival, embark the Daniele Riverboat and raise a glass to the beginning of your adventure.

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group

Meals included: Dinner 

Day 2: Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune/Chagny

Enjoy a quiet morning on board or opt to walk in the vineyards of Santenay and indulge in a wine tasting. Enjoy lunch on board while watching the quaint countryside go by. Continue cruising to Chagny. Explore the village and woodlands in the area.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3: Chagny/Chalon-sur-Saône

Cycle along the Côte de Beaune, stopping at villages and vineyards along the way. Visit a winery famed for Crémant de Bourgogne, a sparkling wine. This mostly flat ride is an ideal way to experience quintessential Burgundy.

Your Foodie Moment: Cremant de Bourgogne Wine Tour

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 4: Chalon-sur-Saône/Saint-Jean-de-Losne

Enjoy an afternoon cruise along the picturesque Saône River toward Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Opt for a walking through the old part of town, or take free time to explore this town's quaint shops and cathedral square. Opt to enjoy dinner ashore.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5: Saint-Jean-de-Losne to Petit Ouges

Cruise along the canal during the morning before taking a walk along the Burgundy Canal. After lunch, relax as the barge makes its way to Petit-Ouges. Opt to cycle or walk along the canal as the barge makes its way to port, or relax on the terrace while watching the riverside life unfold.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner 

Day 6: Petit-Ouges to Dijon

Depart Petit Ouges for a full day cycling tour through the Côte de Nuits region along the Route des Grands Crus, lined with lovely vineyards and some of the most picturesque villages in the region. Enjoy wine tasting in the quaint village of Vougeot before meeting barge in Dijon.

Your Foodie Moment: Vougeot Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour 

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner 

Day 7: Dijon 

After breakfast, catch the group transfer to the hotel in Dijon.

Enjoy the rest of the day to explore this historic city. Head to the local market in time for lunch, opt to visit Ducal Palace, or go for a mustard tasting.

Meals included: Breakfast 

Day 8: Dijon 

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast 

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