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The Petite Saône & The Burgundy Canal 2018

7 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: First Class

River Cruise Itinerary
DAY 1: Dijon - PORT SUR SAONE
Transfer by coach from Dijon to Port-Sur-Saône. 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. Dinner on board.
 
DAY 2: PORT-SUR-SAONE - SAVOYEUX
Morning spent cruising toward Savoyeux. This is the perfect moment to relax and enjoy the hillside scenery and rolling meadows during our cruise. We will also pass through several locks, including those at Rigny and Savoyeux. In the afternoon, visit to the medieval castle at Champlitte, which hosts the museum of Popular Arts and Traditions. Back on board.
 
DAY 3: SAVOYEUX - GRAY
Morning spent cruising toward Gray. Take time to admire the spectacular scenery that we slowly pass by as we cruise. In the afternoon, guided tour of Gray, discovering the wonderful treasures of the town as you meander through its streets. The tour will end by tasting some of the local specialties.
 
DAY 4: GRAY - AUXONNE
The whole day is spent cruising toward Auxonne, arriving near the end of the afternoon. You can relax on the sun deck and admire the beautiful scenery. Bicycles are available on board at any time if you would like to take a bike ride along the canal's banks(1).
 
DAY 5: AUXONNE - LONGECOURT-EN-PLAINE
Morning spent cruising. You can admire the magnificent lush, green landscapes all along the river on our journey. In the afternoon, excursion along the Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. Back on board in Longecourt-en-Plaine.
 
DAY 6: LONGECOURT-EN-PLAINE - DIJON
Morning spent cruising Dijon for the rest of the morning. In the afternoon,  guided tour of Dijon. You will discover the former capital of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and its wonderfully rich heritage. Gala evening on board.
 
DAY 7: DIJON
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Bicycles available on board 
  • The medieval Château at Champlitte, Museum of Popular Art and Traditions
  • Gray and its hidden treasures
  • The Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route,
  • Dijon, former capital of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy
All This Included
  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at onboard bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Jeanine
Notes
  • 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.
  • (2) Please contact us for more itinerary details. For cruise Ref. DPS, itinerary and excursion packages are different. 
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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