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Classic
2018
FROM $ 3,024 per person

Get away from it all on an Emotional Journey from Saône-et-Loire to the Côte d'Or

7 Days - SLD_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

Dijon - SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE - SANTENAY - CHAGNY - CHALON - SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE - PETIT-OUGE - DIJON

From Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune to Dijon, join us for a unique journey along the Burgundy canal to discover cities with unconditional charm. Visit Saint-Jean-de-Losne and its Musée de la Batellerie, recounting the history of navigation, and taste regional products and wines in Santenay. Do not miss out on Chalon-sur-Saône, beautiful city of art and history, and hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde for some gorgeous panoramas: take advantage of this relaxing yet cultural and gourmet cruise that will not fail to surprise you!

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All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED
    • The Cirque du Bout du Monde and the Mont de Sène, spectacular natural sites
    • Wine tasting session in Santenay
    • Chalon-sur-Saône, town of art and history and birthplace of photography
    • Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the capital of seafarers
    • The Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route

Cruise

Day 1

Dijon - SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE

Transfer by coach from Dijon to Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune. Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

Day 2

SAINT-LEGER-SUR-DHEUNE - SANTENAY - CHAGNY

We'll leave by coach for our excursion towards Nolay, where we will find our trailhead to hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde, a Natura 2000 natural site. We'll see the imposing chalk cliffs carved out by the Cozanne River which created a blind valley, where a waterfall over 80 feet high adds a touch of wonder. We'll continue by coach towards Mont de Sène, an ancient Celtic religious site which overlooks the Santenay vineyards from a height of over 1,700 feet. In the afternoon, we'll walk to the center of Santenay, a charming little wine-producing village with a priceless historical heritage and wine tasting* session at one of the 38 wine producers' in the village. The end of the afternoon will be spent cruising towards Chagny.

Day 3

CHAGNY - CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE

This morning will be spent cruising towards Chalon-sur-Saone. Feel free to bike along the banks of the Doubs River by taking the Green Way bike path (1). In the afternoon, join us on a walking tour of Chalon-sur-Saône, birthplace of Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, who, in 1824, was one of the inventors of photography. Enjoy a tasting* of local wines before returning on board.

Day 4

CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE - SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE

This morning will be spent cruising towards Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Bicycles are available on board if you would like to ride along the canal's banks (1). In the afternoon, join us on a guided tour of Saint-Jean-de-Losne and the Batellerie Museum (closed on Mondays), which will end with a tasting* of local specialties from Burgundy. Afterwards, we'll return on board.

Day 5

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LOSNE - PETIT-OUGES

The whole day will be spent cruising towards Petit-Ouges. Bicycles are available on board at any time if you'd like to take a bike ride along the canal's banks (1). We'll arrive in Petit-Ouges late in the afternoon.

Day 6

PETIT-OUGES - DIJON

This morning will be spent cruising towards Dijon. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion along the Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. We'll stop along the way for a wine tasting* session. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 7

DIJON

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

Departure city
START IN 2018

* Price based on double occupancy

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - welcome cocktail - Transfer Dijon/Saint-Leger-Sur-Dheune - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - the gala dinner and evening - the excursions mentioned in the program - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

5 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Hiking to the Cirque du Bout du Monde Wine tasting in Santenay Chalon-sur-Saône Saint-Jean-de-Losne The Grand Crus Wine Route in Burgundy  
Classic

Walk to the Cirque du Bout du Monde and the Mont de Sène

Departure by coach from St-Léger-sur-Dheune. We'll set off on foot from Nolay for a walk to the Cirque du Bout du Monde, part of Natura 2000 sites - a European network of nature protection areas. There, you will admire the imposing chalk cliffs carve...

Duration 3h30

Wine tasting in Santenay

Set off from the ship in the company of your purser for the center of Santenay, a charming little wine-producing town with a priceless historic heritage where a local wine producer will greet you. You will learn more about the wine making process and...

Duration 2h00

Guided visit of Chalon-sur-Saône

Set off on a discovery tour of Chalon sur Saône and its old town. Chalon came into being as the main port to the Eduens people during the Gaulish period and saw its glory days at the beginning of the Middle Ages as the Merovingian capital of Bu...

Duration 3h30

Guided tour of Saint-Jean-de-Losne

Saint-Jean-de-Losne is a small town with many monuments bearing testimony to a rich and prestigious past. Today it is the capital of barging in France, lying at the heart of the French waterways and canal system in southern Burgundy. With the help of...

Duration 2h30

Burgundy: the Grands Crus Wine Route

In the afternoon, set off on the Grands Crus Wine Route, including Gevrey-Chambertin and the Clos de Vougeot, with a visit of the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot. As early as the 12th century, monks from the Citeaux abbey built winegrowing outbuildings in...

Duration 4h00

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Jeanine

1 Deck

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) Timetables and embarkation/disembarkation points will be announced on board by the ship's Captain.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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