This Northern Burgundy canal cruise aboard the 8-passenger L’Art de Vivre is about slowing down and enjoying life with those you love! Charter this boutique barge to celebrate an anniversary or retirement, or just to get away with good friends and relax for a week. Enjoy modern, continental cuisine, a great glass of French wine, and a dip in the on-deck hot tub.
7 Days & 6 Nights
from $4,690 pp/do*
from $6,440 pp
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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.
Itineraries may operate in reverse.
1Paris to Auxerre Your chauffeur will pick you up at 2pm in Paris, taking you to the champagne welcome awaiting you onboard the L’Art de Vivre, moored in Auxerre.
2Auxerre to Vincelles Cruising past vineyard-covered hills, we’ll moor in Vincelles this morning. In the afternoon, we’ll visit Chablis, home of one of the world’s most famous white wines. We must have a tasting, of course, at one of the town’s aged cellars!
3Vincelles to Mailly la Ville We’ll have a morning excursion after breakfast, visiting the magnificent cathedral in Auxerre. The barge will cruise past grazing Charolais cattle, so take this time to enjoy the pastoral views of French countryside. Relax on deck, perhaps in the hot tub, with some wine.
4Mailly la Ville to Le Saussois Have your cameras ready as we visit the 14th century medieval market village of Noyers and cruise past the Saussois cliffs.
5Le Saussois to Coulanges Our morning will be spent in Vezelay, home to the Romanesque Basilica of St. Mary Magdalene.
6Coulanges to Chevroches This morning we’ll cruise through the countryside before reaching our final mooring in Chevroches. Take an excursion to the Chateau of Bazoches before our Captain’s Farewell Dinner.
7Chevroches to Paris You’ll be chauffeured to Paris after breakfast. Plan to arrive in Paris at 1pm. Are you interested in lengthening your vacation with a few nights stay in Paris? Ask our agents for hotel and tour recommendations.