Enjoy Burgundy Vineyards Cruise on a "Crusader" Canal Boat
You can’t go wrong traveling the waters to scenic Chagny to see the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune wine region! Charter the 39 feet "Crusader" Canal Boat for up to 6 person. Rate starts at $1,292 USD per night and a preferred minimum rental of 3 nights. Rate: • 3 Nights Minimum: $1,292 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) What You Can Expect: The Burgundy Vineyards Cruise You start your France barge vacations amidst the Jura and Mâconnais wine regions, cousins to the renowned Côte de Beaune! You came to Burgundy because of its reputation for fine wines and gourmet cuisine, and you’re planning to take full advantage! As you travel, you find darling little cafés with superb local fare, and excellent restaurants in Chalon-sur-Saône and Auxonne. 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. 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. 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. 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. Chagny Chagny is a pretty town, with plenty of restaurants, including the famous Lameloise. Among the numerous shops, the 18th century apothecary is always interesting. If you have time, visit the contemporary art gallery. 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. Navilly In Navilly, you will enjoy the quiet athmosphere. Take the chance to have a walk in this pretty town, especially to see the church downtown, and the beautiful bridges, built so well that they seem in harmony with nature. 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. 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. Cruise Details • Waterways: River Seille, River Saône, River Doubs • Distance: 159 km • Cruising time: 33 hrs • Locks: 28 • Lock types: Seille : Self-oprated locks Grande Saône : automated locks, manned by lock-keeper, Petite Saône : Automatic oprated by a lock-keeper. Other : automatic, some operated by lock-keeper What To Expect Onboard: Demand is high for Crusader boat cruises! Amongst our larger canal boats, this well-appointed 39-foot cruiser serves as your spacious floating villa! Three separate cabins with en-suite bathrooms give these canal boats unparalleled privacy. This model offers a variety of sleeping arrangements from single and double beds to singles that convert to doubles, making it possible for you to cruise with children, single adults and couples. The versatility of the boat is excellent! Interior & Saloon • The kitchen/galley features a stove, sink, and an electric refrigerator. There's loads of storage space and lots of room to work. • The saloon boasts a large U-shaped love seat, dining table, and a radio/CD player. The steering station provides good visibility. Cabins & Bathrooms • For families or groups of single friends, the two rear (aft) cabins each have single beds. For couples, you can convert the singles to doubles. • The forward stateroom has a spacious V-berth (two single beds). • Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet. Sundeck & Features • A spacious sundeck is a grand viewing area and wonderful for gatherings. • The second steering station offers superior visibility for the skipper. • A safe is aboard for your convenience and security. • The onboard electrical sstem runs on 12-vold DC power. Shore power (220 volts) is available on some models. • The Crusader is equipped with an efficient and reliable diesel engine. Please note that this boat model is equipped with a Bimini in Italy, Germany and Lot River. Specification • Length: 11.90 M • Beam:3.90 m • Max. Headroom: 1.92 m • Water Tank: 1500 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Diesel: Engine • Cabins with convertable twin/double beds: 2 • Cabin with two single beds: 1 • En-suite baths: 3 Additional Services: (Options and Extras) Bicycles • Standard: $63 per week • Child / Tag-along: $49 per week • Bike Child Seat: $21 per week • Parking and Garage: $7.50 per car / day • Top Deck Cushions ( Pack of 2): $7 per week • Stand Up Paddle Board: $119 per board per week • Car Transfer: $175 - $420 depending on the route • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability)
- Captain is not included.
- Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
- 6 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.