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G Adventures: Burgundy River Cruise Adventure

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Price: R 22,943.00

8 days, Dijon roundtrip.

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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. And the best way to do it is from the deck of an ambling river barge. Visit small villages and first-rate wineries, bike through forests and vineyards on a provided bicycle, and soak up the glorious sunshine, all with the help of a charming little hotel that goes where you go. You won’t get a better glimpse of Burgundy’s pastoral pleasures than this.

Booking Details For This Adventure

Selected departures: Prices per person sharing from:*
  • 24 August 2019
R 22,943.00 pps
  • 20 July 2019
  • 03, 17 & 31 August 2019
  • 19 & 26 October 2019
R 24,855.00 pps

* Discount already included in price.

  • Trip type: Small Group (Marine)
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Trip code: EFLEDN
     

Adventure Itinerary

Day 1: Dijon

Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Dijon/Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune

Enjoy a free morning to explore Dijon. Opt to visit the Ducal Palace, the local market or go for a mustard tasting. In the afternoon, travel to St Leger and embark the Daniele. Raise a glass to the beginning of your river adventure.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 3: 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 4: 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.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Cremant de Bourgogne Wine Tour

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Vougeot Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 8: Dijon

After breakfast, catch the group transfer to the train station in Dijon. Tour ends on arrival.

Meals included: Breakfast
 

Validity Selected departures between July - October 2019
Currency NB. Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Tour Identifiers EFLEDN
Inclusions • 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 nts 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.
• Free time to explore Dijon.
• All transport to/from included activities and between destinations.
• Use of bicycles during shore excursions.
• Accommodations: Aboard the Danièle canal barge (6 nts), hotel (1 nt).
• Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
• Drinks: Beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks on board are included throughout the whole trip.
• Transportation: Private vehicles, Danièle canal barge, bicycle, walking.
• Staff & experts: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Exclusions • International flights and taxes.
• Pre-& post accommodation.
• Travel Insurance.
• Visas (if required)
• Anything of a personal nature
• Allow USD260-340 for meals not included.
• Tips on board.
• All alcoholic drinks not mentioned above.
T's & C's • Deposits:A non-refundable deposit of R1 000 per person per tour is required at the time of confirmation, in order to secure the reservation.
• Final Payment: This is due 60 days prior. For bookings made eight weeks or less before the date of departure, the whole contract price is payable at the time of booking. Note that failure to remit payment on due date could involve passengers in cancellation of their reservations and forfeiture of deposit.
• Cancellation: Any cancellation by passengers must be made in writing and acknowledged by G Adventures in writing. Charges will be determined by date on which the cancellation is received by G Adventures.
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