Memorable Family Boating Vacation in Burgundy, France
Enjoy the very best of the Burgundy, from the fine wines and tasty local specialties to the marvelous landscapes and charming medieval villages. Charter this 49 feet "Vision 3" Canal Boat for up to 10 people. Rate starts at $2,305 USD per night and a min booking of 3 nights. Rates: • 3 Nights Minimum: $2,305 USD per night Price includes • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) Not included: • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance What YouCan Expect: Enjoy the very best of the Burgundy, from the fine wines and tasty local specilaities to the marvelous landscapes and charming medieval villages. The Great River Saône Long Break Following the River Saône, you will enjoy a picturesque cruising in a land of natural beauty, fine wines and gourmet cuisine. Discover the splendid châteaux near Scey-sur-Saône, visit the city of Châlon-sur-Saône and taste fine wines from the Côte de Beaune’s premier cru vineyards nearby, and stop for an historic walk in the roman town of Tournus or in the military town of Auxonne. Fontenoy-le-Château Fontenoy-le-château has an interesting history so be sure to visit the museum and numerous churches. Discover the old paved streets and alleyways where time seems to stand still, visit the Tower of the Lombards and maybe take a look at the château ruins. Corre Corre is a small and quiet village, but it has not always been that way. Corre was the regional headquarters of The Resistance during World War 2. Many French patriots laid their plans here, and many were caught and executed. There is a monument and a museum dedicated to them. Jussey Jussey is a small and serene town with lots of interesting buildings to see, like the Saint-Pierre church. Enjoy the winding streets and the peace & quiet while you take a relaxing walk. Port-sur-Saône A picturesque and welcoming town, Port-sur-saône has much to offer. Visit an old eighteenth century church, and discover the charm of the sixteenth century. You'll also want to see the magnificent, eighteenth century bridge: 13 arches long, it spans across all of Saône, offering you wonderful landscape views. Scey-sur-Saône With its tall tower houses, Scey-sur-saone welcomes you with many vestiges of the past. Visit the beautiful eighteenth century church, and walk along the banks of the Saint-Albin canal. The Scey-sur-saone castle cannot be toured but it remains a great sight to see. Ray-sur-Saône For being so small, this town has a lot of history. Ray-sur-Saône has kept its soul over the centuries, as you will see. Discover the former wash basin of the village, and the beautiful Saint-Anne church. The expansive Ray-sur-Saône castle dominates the valley and is open for tours. Gray Gray is a bustling town, steeped in history with fascinating preserved buildings that you can visit. Most notably are the Eglise, and the fortified chateau of Baron St. Martin, which is now an art gallery & museum. Auxonne Sometimes referred to as the jewel of the Saone valley", or " the second capital of Haute-Saône", Auxonne was a strategically important fortified town in the middle ages. Nowadays, it is a market town. Saint-Jean-de-Losne Saint-Jean-De-Losne has seen numerous wars during the last few centuries, and was named "Belle-Defense" by the king. There are several downtown monuments about this. Walking through the streets, or over a beautiful bridge, you can also catch sight of Saint-Jean-Baptiste's church. Seurre A scenic town nestled next to a canal, Seurre is known for being the native village of the famous French writer, Bossuet. His house can still be visited and has been transformed into a little museum. In Seurre, you can enjoy a local popular dish, the pôchouse serruoise, made from fish. Verdun-sur-le-Doubs This pretty and calm village is great for leisurely strolls. There are numerous houses just over the water that you can see when you cross the beautiful Floerew bridge. Verdun-sur-le-Doubs is a good place to stop and relax a bit. Chalon-sur-Saône Along the Saone, influenced by the history of the Burgundian kingdoms, is Chalon-Sur-Saone. Discover its long and complex history and its beautiful monuments. The market place, with the Saint-Vincent cathedral, is magnificent to see. A truly beautiful city. Tournus Welcome to Tournus, a wonderful city filled with medieval monuments and vestiges. Here, you will have the opportunity to discover the beautiful Saint-Philibert church, with its high medieval tower covered in green ivy. The well-preserved abbey palace is also wonderful to observe. A great place to go for a walk. Cuisery Cuisery is one of the four famous Book Villages of France. There are more than a dozen book shops selling collectors' items in gravure, lithography, illuminated text, early comics, etc. You will surely enjoy this cultural visit. The Church of Notre Dame is also pleasant to visit. Branges Welcome to Branges, a calm and peaceful town. Take the opportunity to cycle along the canal banks, and explore the area. Downtown, you can have a drink on the terrace of a French village bar. What To Expect Onboard: Vision 3 is an upscale luxury canal boat was designed exclusively for Le Boat to ensure effortless cruising! Maneuvering is simple with joystick steering, making this diesel boat rental a breeze to handle! Full-size twin beds convert to doubles, and two other sleeping areas allow for a total crew of 10. The Vision3 offers elegance, privacy, and common areas for socializing inside and outside! It’s highly popular with groups of friends or family. Interior & Saloon • All interior spaces of the Vision 3 Diesel were designed to provide maximum light. Soft colour tones, a contemporary décor, and an eye toward functionality make the boat a pleasure for cruising. The saloon offers superior visibility of your outside surroundings. • The radio/CD player and flat-screen TV/DVD player are both great for onboard entertainment. • The interior steering position is a real plus in rainy weather, and access to the foredeck from the saloon makes line handling easy. • The modern kitchen/galley has a gas oven and stove, a microwave, and a large refrigerator/freezer. The galley is fully equipped for preparing gourmet feasts or simple meals. Cabins & Bathrooms • Each of the three staterooms are the same size and have regular-size comfortable beds, which can be arranged as either one double or two singles. • Each cabin has an optional fold-down child's bed. • The contemporary en-suite bathroom facilities in each cabin include showers, sinks, and electric-flush toilets. • All cabins boast air-conditioning with individual thermostats for maximum personal comfort. • Full-standing headroom of 6 feet 5 inches (2 meters), plus level flooring give you a sense of luxury accommodations ashore. • There's plenty of storage in these spacious hotel-style staterooms. • Fold-down beds in the cabins are only suitable for child or teenager. Sundeck & Features • The secondary steering position is terrific, affording the skipper excellent visibility in locks or when coming alongside a quay. • For entertaining and alfresco dining in style, there's a barbecue hot plate, bar fridge, sink, and cupboard. • Each boat is equipped with a collapsible sun canopy (bimini) for cruising in bright sunshine. Specification • Length: 14.97 m • Beam: 4.65 m • Max. Headroom: 2 m • Water Tank: 1500 L • Fuel Tank: 450 L • Engine Type: Diesel Additional: (Options and Extras) • Bicycles Standard: $63 / week • Bicycles Child / Tag-along: $49 / week • Bike Child Seat: $21 / week • Parking and Garage (Secure Parking): $7.50 per car / day
- Captain is not included.
- Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
- 10 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 5 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent. The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.