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Belmond Hirondelle

Belmond Hirondelle

From
€3,741 Per Person

Luxe Class

 

The alluring barge of Belmond Hirondelle travels from Dole to St Leger. With its contemporary decor, this French barge invites you to an exciting voyage of divinely beautiful sceneries in some of the best places in France. 

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    BTHIR0816
  • Itinerary
    Dole to St Leger
  • Cabins
    4
  • Max Passengers
    8
From
€3,741 Per Person

Luxe Class

 

The alluring barge of Belmond Hirondelle travels from Dole to St Leger. With its contemporary decor, this French barge invites you to an exciting voyage of divinely beautiful sceneries in some of the best places in France. 

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    BTHIR0816
  • Itinerary
    Dole to St Leger
  • Cabins
    4
  • Max Passengers
    8
Description 
  • Cruise Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivityActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary MealsMeals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesDrinksDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusionInclusion Sun deckTransportation Transportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions Itinerary Itinerary Cruise between Dole and St Leger or vice versaTransfersTransfers Transfer from the airport/hotel or train station to the barge

Summary

Belmond Hirondelle, a lovely barge with soft decor, accommodates up to eight people in sumptuous surroundings. It has four generously-sized featuring an ensuite bathroom. It includes a sun deck with sun loungers, lounge with dining area, computer with Internet access and DVD player.
 

This barge cruise allows you to enjoy a perfect ambiance that complements the tranquil sceneries. 
 

Cruise Highlights

  • All-inclusive 6-night/7-day cruise
  • Daily excursions and entry fees to:
    • Beaune, a medieval walled town and its famous Hôtel-Dieu (15th century hospices).
    • Clos de Vougeot, a wall-enclosed vineyard where Cistercian monks first started making wine in the 12th century.
    • Tour of the historic Dijon including its market, the Ducal Palace and the famous mustard shop.
    • Explore Chateau de Germolle, the last remaining residence of the Dukes of Burgundy. 
    • Wine tasting session at Chateau de Chamirey.
  • All gourmet meals and open-bar 24/7
  • Attentive service from 5 crew members
  • Transfers between Paris and Belmond Hirondelle
  • Cruise from March to October/Sunday departures
  • Bookings available by the cabin. Alternatively, this barge may be fully chartered for the exclusive use of your group.


Pick-up & Drop-off Points

  • Pick-up: Designated meeting point in Paris (hotel/airport/train station)
  • Drop-off: Paris

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Itinerary 

Dole to St Leger

Day 1, Sunday
Board the barge at Dole and meet your crew for a champagne reception. In the evening enjoy your first dinner on board, with decadent local cuisine and fine wines.

Day 2, Monday
Join the River Saône on your leisurely morning cruise. Visit Clos de Vougeot, a medieval château and headquarters of the Chevaliers du Tastevin society. You’ll be treated to a private wine tasting at a reputed local producer before rejoining the barge.

Day 3, Tuesday
After breakfast, take a walking tour of historic Dijon. Visit the market, the Ducal Palace and the famous Grey Poupon mustard shop. Enjoy lunch in Dijon before returning to the barge for an afternoon cruise along the Soane River. This evening, you will enjoy dinner onboard.

Day 4, Wednesday
Continue along the final stretch of the Saône before mooring in the pretty village of Fragnes. After lunch join a tour of Beaune, wine capital of Burgundy. Tour the magnificent 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu a charity hospital that reveals the region’s history. Explore the town at your leisure before returning to the barge.

Day 5, Thursday
Relax and watch the world float by as your cruise along the beautiful Canal du Centre. After lunch, the estate's owner takes you on a tour of Château de Germolles, the last remaining residence of the Dukes of Burgundy. As evening descends, moor in Chagny for dinner onboard.

Day 6, Friday
A leisurely cruise takes you to St Léger, your final destination. After lunch tour Château de Chamirey, a family-run wine estate, complete with a tasting session. Take a scenic drive back to the barge in time for cocktails and a farewell gala dinner.

Day 7, Saturday
After breakfast, bid adieu to the crew and disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Note: This itinerary can be taken in reverse direction.

Barge Details 

Belmond Hirondelle Deck Plan

Belmond Hirondelle deck plan 

  • 5 crew
  • 39 metres long
  • 4 king/twin en suite cabins (12-14sqm)
  • Air-conditioned
  • Centrally heated
  • Teak sundeck with a table and deck chairs
  • Bicycles available on board
  • DVDs, books, games library and Bose ipod dock
  • Wi-Fi (subject to local reception)
  • Air-conditioned minibus
Dates & Prices 

Rates for 2018

Departure Dates Cabin per person Charter 6 ppl Charter 7 ppl Charter 8 ppl
March 25 3,741 Euros 26,418 Euros 28,273 Euros 30,128 Euros
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 3,741 Euros 26,418 Euros 28,273 Euros 30,128 Euros
May 6, 13, 20, 27 4,810 Euros 33,966 Euros 36,351 Euros 38,736 Euros
June 1, 10, 17, 24 4,810 Euros 33,966 Euros 36,351 Euros 38,736 Euros
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 4,810 Euros 33,966 Euros 36,351 Euros 38,736 Euros
August 5, 12, 19, 26 4,810 Euros 33,966 Euros 36,351 Euros 38,736 Euros
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 4,810 Euros 33,966 Euros 36,351 Euros 38,736 Euros
October 7, 14, 21 3,741 Euros 26,418 Euros 28,273 Euros 30,128 Euros

Terms & Conditions

Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of 20% of the total cruise fare for cabin or charters is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 90 days as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.

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