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European Waterways La Belle Epoque
2017 Season Departure Dates
 Departure Dates ( Sunday )
Rates
April - 02, 09, 16, 23
Value
April - 30
Regular
May - 07, 14, 21, 28 
Regular
June - 04, 11, 18, 25
Regular
July - 02, 09, 16
 Regular
July - 23, 30
Value
August - 06, 13, 20
Value
August - 27
Regular
September - 03, 10, 17, 24
Regular
October - 01
Regular
October - 08, 15, 22
Value
European Waterways - La Belle Epoque 2016 Rates
Rates are shown in European Euros
Rates are for six nights on either per person based on
double occupancy per cabin or whole boat charter basis
 Accommodation
Value
Regular
Stateroom per person
€4,190
€4,950
Junior Suite per person
€4,350
€5,050
Single Supplement
€1,550
€1,800
Charter 8 passengers Whole Boat
€42,500
€49,300
Charter 9 passengers Whole Boat
€43,900
€51,000
Charter 10 passengers Whole Boat
€45,000
€52,300
Charter 11 passengers Whole Boat
€46,100
€53,600
Charter 12 passengers Whole Boat
€47,200
€54,900

 


Supplements for Themed Cruises

Families With Children Cruises
Area
Available for..
(Max. 8
)
Prices
La Belle Epoque
Burgundy
Charter (max. 12)
No charge
La Belle Epoque
Burgundy
Charter (max. 20)
No charge
NOTE: Only those golfing pay the supplement. Not all persons on a golf charter must play golf. Golf cruises include 4 pre booked tee times and transfers to and from the clubs.
Individuals: Some departures are available for 1-2 people to book and join other golfers on board.
Wine Appreciation Cruises
La Belle Epoque
Burgundy
Charter (max. 12)
€4,300 per charter
NOTE:These supplements cover extra expenses which include a comprehensive and customisable wine itinerary, an upgrade of all wines served on board to include more Premier and Grand Cru wines and the services of a professional Wine Guide.
Walking Cruises
La Belle Epoque
Burgundy
Charter (max. 12)
€3,000 per passenger
 

 

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Price includes:
Return transfers between Paris and the hotel barge (the approximate transfer duration is 2hrs 30mins), a luxury 6 night cruise, all meals on board catered for by the on board Master Chef, an open bar 24/7 with a large range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, all wines served throughout the cruise, excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary, the services of 6 crew and use of barge facilities, which include bicycles and spa pool.

Cruise highlights:

  • Visit the Abbaye de Fontenay
  • Wine tasting of Chablis wines in the cellars of a renowned Domaine Visit the village of Flavigny sur Ozerain,location of the film ‘Chocolat’
  • Visit to Château d’Ancy-le-Franc
  • Visit to Noyers-sur-Serein, one of the most beautiful villages in Burgundy
  • Visit to famous battle site of Alesia
  • Optional hot air ballooning
  • Excellent towpath for walking and cycling
  • "Biking Plus" option available

Cuisine Aboard- regional specialities

  • Regional Specialties
    Filet d'Agneau au Basilic, Magret de Canard, Poulet à L'Estragon
  • Wine Cellar
    Fers Saint Eloi Grande Cuvée Fleurie; Montagny Premier Cru; Domaine Jadot, Moulin à Vent; Domaine Michelo; Meursault
  • Cheese Board
    Aisy Cendré, Bouton de Culotte, Epoisses, Ami du Chambertin

 

CRUISE MAP


Classic Burgundy Cruise - Tanlay to Venarey les Laumes

Sunday, Day 1 Venarey-les-Laumes
Guests are met at the Hotel Westminster in Paris and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to La Belle Epoque. A full crew Welcome Aboard with champagne and canapés. After time to settle into your cabin you will enjoy your first dinner on board and an introduction to Burgundy’s excellent cuisine.

Monday, Day 2 Venarey-les-Laumes to Montbard
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, then we cruise through woodlands and rolling fields with great towpath biking and walking opportunities past the tiny canalside villages of Nogent, Courcelles and Les Granges. After lunch, we enjoy either a stroll around the hilltop village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, where the film ‘Chocolat’ was set, or a tour of the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois. On the way from the summit of Mount Auxois, we also look at Alesia, where the last battle between the Gauls and Romans took place in 52 B.C. and visit the impressive museum. Dinner on board.

Tuesday, Day 3 Montbard to Ravières
Morning cruise with excellent towpath walking or cycling, passing the 18th century Forges de Buffon. Then after lunch we escort you to the exquisite UNESCO World Heritage Site of Abbaye de Fontenay founded by St Bernard in 1118. Representing a distinctive example of early Cistercian architecture and virtually intact, Fontenay allows an exceptional glimpse of Cistercian life and industry with its peaceful gardens, ponds and fascinating cloisters, dormitories and scriptorium. Return to the barge and cruise to Ravières. Dinner on board.

Wednesday, Day 4 Ravières to Ancy-le-Franc
Morning visit to medieval Noyers-sur-Serein to admire the local produce, colours and delights of the traditional French market, or to wander the town ramparts in this, one of the most beautiful villages in France. We return to the hotel barge and after lunch on board, enjoy a gentle afternoon cruise past grazing Charolais cattle, with plenty of opportunity to walk or cycle along the towpath, to moor in Ancy-le-Franc. Dinner ashore at a local restaurant.

Thursday, Day 5 Ancy-le-Franc to Lezinnes
This morning we visit Château d’Ancy-le-Franc. This beautifully symmetrical, 16th century masterpiece contains France’s biggest collection of Renaissance murals and is set in magnificent gardens and parkland. In the afternoon, a gentle cruise as your hotel barge continues along the Burgundy Canal and descends through the picturesque locks to moor at Lezinnes. Dinner on board.

Friday, Day 6 Lezinnes to Tanlay
After breakfast we enjoy a leisurely cruise to our final mooring at Tanlay, with the opportunity to cycle or walk into the picturesque village of Saint Vinnemer. Following lunch, we tour the vineyards and town of Chablis, dating back to Roman times and enjoy a private wine tasting at a renowned winemaker such as the family-run Domaine Régnard, which makes the most of the region’s wonderful local terroir to produce high quality wines, before returning to the barge for Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.

Saturday, Day 7 Tanlay
After breakfast, guests are transferred to the Hotel Westminster in Paris.

*This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change. On alternate weeks the cruise is in the reverse direction. 

 

 

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