7 days
from $3,299

GROUP SIZE   ?

16 people max

ACTIVITY LEVEL   ?

1

France: Besançon to Dijon

Canals of Burgundy


Welcome aboard! Relax and marvel in the coastal tranquility of the French countryside as you spend six nights cruising the canals of Burgundy, touring charming country villages like Petit-Ouges, and tasting local flavors through wine and French cuisine.

 

Tour Highlights

  • Spend six nights cruising the canals of Burgundy

  • Tour charming country villages like Petit-Ouges

  • Taste local flavors through wine and French cuisine

Trip code: 7BURGUNDY

Activity Level:
1

Unscripted experiences, insider access and authentic local flavors


Our team of travel specialists and local contacts have curated some of the best, most exclusive and authentic experiences, restaurants and accommodations in France to truly immerse yourself in a way that wouldn't be possible in larger groups or just on your own.

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Canals of Burgundy

7 days

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Details

  • Countries Visited: France
  • Accommodation: Ship Cabin (6 nights)
  • Single Supplement: Starting at $1,600
  • Transportation: Air conditioned vehicle, 22-passenger barge
  • Airport Transfers: Transfers are not included on this tour, so you can start and end your adventure however you prefer.
  • Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • Passengers: Maximum 16, Average 12

Day-by-day itinerary from Besançon to Dijon

Day 1: Besançon
Arrive today in the quaint city of Besancon. This afternoon, board the ship — and our home for the next six nights. After comfortably settling into our cabins, enjoy an introduction to the crew at a welcome cocktail party before dinner. (b, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Déborah or MS Jeanine (ship subject to change)

Day 2: Besançon > Ranchot
Today we explore the Saline Royale in Arc-et-Senans. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was built in 1775 to produce salt for King Louis XV. We return to the barge with time to wander through the local village, use the onboard bikes or relax on the sun deck. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Déborah or MS Jeanine (ship subject to change)

Day 3: Ranchot > Dole
This morning will be spent cruising to Dole. Relax and marvel in the coastal tranquility of the French countryside as we make our way down the lazy canal. In the afternoon, we take a unique tour following the “trail of the perched cat.” This trail refers to the famous “Tales of the Perched Cat,” written be Marcel Aymé, who lived in Dole as a child. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Déborah or MS Jeanine (ship subject to change)

Day 4: Dole > Saint-Jean-de-Losne
Today we discover Saint-Jean-de-Losne. An Insider Expert takes us on an exploration of the city and the Museum of La Batellerie. Then, we take part in a tasting of regional specialties. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Déborah or MS Jeanine (ship subject to change)

Day 5: Saint-Jean-de-Losne > Petit-Ouges
Today we cruise toward Petit-Ouges, arriving in the afternoon. Spend time reflecting on the terrace or relaxing in the lounge. Upon arrival in Petit-Ouges, enjoy time unscripted to discover the “circuit of the three wash-houses.” (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Déborah or MS Jeanine (ship subject to change)

Day 6: Petit-Ouges > Dijon
Upon our arrival in Dijon this afternoon, we disembark for an excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route. This hot spot passes through the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. Tonight, we gather together to share our tales of adventure. (b, l, d)

  • Our accommodation tonight: Cabin on board the MS Déborah or MS Jeanine (ship subject to change)

Day 7: Dijon
Enjoy one last breakfast on board before you disembark your Burgundy adventure. (b)

Things to know before traveling to France

SINGLE CABINS

Please note that due to the limited amount of cabins on board, single occupancy cabins are limited, and on-request only. Please ask your Club Adventures team member for more information on availability and supplemental charges.

The MS Déborah and MS Jeanine offer modern luxuries and comfortable accommodations, including a lounge and bar, sun deck, WiFi access, open air jacuzzi and onboard restaurant.

Add-ons available before and after your trip to see the most of France

Pre-Night Add-ons


Post-Night Add-ons


Optional Tours

We’ve already included everything you need to see! While there are no optional tours on this tour, your Local Leader can always point you in the right direction for you to write your own adventure.

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