The Medieval Markets Cruise Aboard a 43' Motor Yacht in Burgundy, France
The only way to enjoy Burgundy,France is on a boat cruise! Book this fantastic Medieval Markets Cruise aboard the 43' Motor Yacht for up to 8 person. Starting at $735 USD per night (3-nights minimum). Rates: • $735 USD per night (3-nights minimum) What's included in the price? • 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 nnnnnn XCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC • Locks free (except in Ireland & Holland) What's not included in the price? • 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 You Can Expect: Beautiful fields and meadows kiss the shore as you cruise to the old Roman town of Louhans, famous for its market. The Medieval Markets Cruise The call of vendors in the weekly market every Monday in Louhans reminds you that the ritual has gone on since medieval times. You bargain with merchants and buy a baguette, some cheese and a bottle of wine. Then you head out on the River Seille. France barge vacations in Burgundy combine rural charm with watersports, shopping and fine dining! Your Cruise Details • Waterways: River Seille, River Saône • Distance: 293 km • Locks: 14 • Cruising time: 38 hrs approximately • Lock types: Grande Saône - automated locks, manned by lock-keeper, Petite Saône - Automatic oprated by a lock-keeper, Other -automatic, some operated by lock-keeper Key Towns and Villages On Your Cruise 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. 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. 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: Calypso boat were designed specifically for lovers of traditional river cruising. At 43 feet, the boat is roomy and luxurious. Three private staterooms and a double bed converted from the love seat in the generous saloon give Calypso boat a maximum capacity of eight. The two rear cabins are luxuriously appointed and have en-suite bathrooms. The saloon features an entertainment center, and the boat sports a giant sundeck. This boat sleeps up to 8 people. Interior & Saloon • The boat's saloon is situated forward of the three sleeping cabins, giving it a fabulous location for viewing the surrounding countryside through expansive picture windows. • A door forward leads past the inside steering station onto a lovely lounging deck in the bow. • The boat has a sound system with a radio/CD player with MP3/USB connectivity. • Relaxing and dining on gourmet fare around the large L-shaped love seat and table is a delight. • Three separate lounging chairs across from the table provide extra seating options. The large love seat converts to one double bed. • The spacious kitchen/galley has a stove, sink, and a large electric refrigerator. • There's plenty of storage and counter space. Cabins & Bathrooms • The boat's two rear cabins are adjacent to each other and have two single beds that convert to one double bed. Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower, sink, and toilet. • One central cabin has two single beds that convert to one double bed. • All beds are extra-long for added comfort. • Cabin fans throughout provide cooling breezes in warmer weather. Sundeck & Features • From the saloon you have direct access to the upper sundeck and second steering position. Dine alfresco at the large outdoor table with molded love seats. • The front lounging deck with direct access to the saloon is a great feature. Swimmers will love the full-width bathing platform at the rear of the boat with integral steps that make it easy to get on and off the boat at the dock. • A safe is aboard for your convenience and security. • Bow thrusters are a major attraction of this boat! • The onboard electrical system runs on 12-volt DC power and has 220-volt shore power. • The Calypso is equipped with an efficient and reliable 62-horsepower Nanni diesel engine. Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Stand Up Paddle Board • $119 per board per week Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Cleaning • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $110 to $210 (depending on boat model) Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialities, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100
- Captain is not included.
- Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
- 8 guests
- Luxury, Events & Large groups
- Motor Yacht
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 30 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.