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La Belle Epoque - Family Cruise

La Belle Epoque - Family Cruise

From
€44,000 Per Charter

Luxe Class

 

Indulge in a family-cruise in Burgundy which will definitely leave you delighted by the charming villages you'll visit and various activities you'll get to try while cruising with the luxurious La Belle Epoque from Venarey-Les-Laumes to Tanlay.

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    LBEFAM0816
  • Itinerary
    Venarey-les-Laumes to Tanlay
  • Cabins
    6
  • Max Passengers
    12
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Up to €5,650 per charter*
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From
€44,000 Per Charter

Luxe Class

 

Indulge in a family-cruise in Burgundy which will definitely leave you delighted by the charming villages you'll visit and various activities you'll get to try while cruising with the luxurious La Belle Epoque from Venarey-Les-Laumes to Tanlay.

  • Country / Region
    France / Burgundy
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Cruise Code
    LBEFAM0816
  • Itinerary
    Venarey-les-Laumes to Tanlay
  • Cabins
    6
  • Max Passengers
    12
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Up to €5,650 per charter*
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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 deck with spa poolTransportation Transportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions ActivityActivity Use of bicyclesActivityActivity Great family friendly destination with plenty of activities for the kids.ItineraryItinerary Cruise between Venarey-les-Laumes andTanlay.ActivityActivity Perfect area for swimmingActivityActivity Water sports activitiesInclusionInclusion WiFi on board

Summary

An exciting family cruise that you'll surely love awaits you at Burgundy on board the classic La Belle Epoque. Satiate your cravings with Burgundy's excellent cuisine! Explore the picturesque villages of Saint Vinemer, Lezinnes and Argentenay. Everyone in the family will absolutely enjoy a variety of activites like Kayaking, biking and swimming to try out during your visit in some interesting spots like the Le Parc Adventure Acrobatix, Lac de Marcenay and more! 

 

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stroll around the tow paths of Saint Vinemer
  • Visit Chateau de Tanlay and Lac de Marcenay
  • Enjoy Kayaking and Tree climbing at Le Parc Adventure Acrobatix
  • Discover the activities at Loisirs en Morvan Parc Adventure
  • Uncover the prehistoric cave paintings of Grottes d'Arcy sur Cure
  • Explore the canal side of villages of Lezinnes, Argentenay and Saint Vinnemer

 

Inclusions

  • Transfers by chauffeured Mercedes Mini bus between Paris and the hotel barge
  • Luxury 6 night cruise
  • All meals on board catered for by the on board Master Chef
  • Open bar 24/7 with a large range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. All wines served throughout the cruise
  • Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary
  • Services of 6 crew
  • Use of barge facilities, which includes bicycles and spa pool
  • Small library of books and maps
  • Board games
  • WiFi Internet access
  • Nodic walking sticks (on request)
  • Hi-Fi system with CD player, radio and iPod docking station

 

Pick-up & Drop-off Points

Approximate transfer duration between Paris & La Belle Epoque = 2.5 hours

 

For cabin bookings:

  • Pick-up point: The Hotel Westminster, Paris at 1:45 pm
  • Drop-off point:  The Hotel Westminster by 12:00 noon


For charter bookings:

  • Pick-up point: One location of the group's choice in Paris at 1:45 pm OR a TGV train station close to the barge after 4:00 pm
  • Drop-off point: One location of the group's choice in Paris by 12:00 noon OR at a local TGV train station by 10:00 am

Cruise Cuisine

Regional Specialties
Filet d'Agneau au Basilic; Magret de Canar; Poulet à L'Estragon  


Wine Cellar
Fers Saint Eloi Grande Cuvée Fleurie; Montagny Premier Cru; Domaine Jadot, Moulin à Vent; Domaine Michelo; Meursault  


Cheese Board 
Aisy Cendré; Bouton de Culotte; Epoisses; Ami du Chambertin 

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Itinerary 

Venarey-les-Laumes to Tanlay

Day 1, Sunday
Guests are met at the designated meeting point and transferred to the barge moored in Tanlay. A full crew welcome aboard with champagne and canapés. After time to settle into your cabin you are invited to join us for a first dinner on board and introduction to Burgundy’s excellent cuisine.

Day 2, Monday
Wake to the aromas of ground coffee and French patisseries, enjoy a leisurely breakfast and morning cruise to Lezinne with time to cycle or walk the tow paths into the picturesque 16th Century village of Saint Vinemer. After lunch there is a choice of visits. In fine weather safe swimming at Lac de Marcenay with lakeside beach or the local indoor municipal pool, or walk across to the 16th century Renaissance-style Chateau de Tanlay, nestling serenely within this picturesque village, which also boasts a challenging 9 hole golf course Dinner on board.

Day 3, Tuesday
This morning we can visit Le Parc Adventure Acrobatix with Kayaking and tree climbing available, before returning to the barge and enjoy a cruise down to Ancy le Franc with plenty of opportunity to wander or cycle as the vessel ascend through the locks cruise. Before dinner, wander or cycle around the village and across to the 16th century Renaissance Chateau d’Ancy le Franc or enjoy a game of boules. Dinner on board. (Tree climbing is not included and should be paid on the day directly to the provider).

Day 4, Wednesday
All day visit to either Loisirs en Morvan Parc Adventure for Quad Biking and kayaking or the Amphitrite Centre with outside play pools for all ages with lunch in a local auberge or picnic lunch out. Return to the barge for on board. (Quad biking is not included and should be paid on the day directly to the provider).

Day 5, Thursday
This morning we drive for 30 minutes to the Grottes d’Arcy sur Cure with its network of underground caves and lakes formed from limestone with prehistoric Paleolithic cave paintings. Lunch on board and then in the afternoon we can go to the summit of Mt Auxois and we look at Alesia, the last battle site between the Gaulles and Romans that took place in 52 BC. Dinner on board.

Day 6, Friday
Morning cruise through woodlands and rolling fields with great towpath biking and walking opportunities past the tiny canal side villages of Lezinnes, Argentenay and Saint Vinnemer. This afternoon visit Parc L’Auxois and enjoy this wonderful animal zoo and science learning centre. Return to the barge for Captain's Farewell Dinner on board.

Day 7, Saturday
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the designated drop off point.

Barge Details 

La Belle Epoque Deck Plan

La Belle Epoque deck plan

  • 128 feet long
  • 12 passengers
  • 6 crew
  • 2 Junior Suites (150 to 165 sq ft)
  • 4 state rooms (125 to 130 sq ft)
  • Air-conditioned
  • Centrally Heated
  • CD player/iPod dock
  • Sun deck with spa pool
  • 12 touring bikes/1 tandem on reuest
  • 2 Air-conditioned minibuses
  • WiFi (Subjec to local reception)
Dates & Prices 

Rates for 2018

10% off per cabin on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; August 5, 12, 19 & 26

Departure Dates Stateroom per person Junior Suite per person Single Supplement Book Before
April 1, 8, 15, 22 3,915 Euros 4,041 Euros 1,600 Euros 5 January 2018
April 29 4,581 Euros 4,671 Euros 1,850 Euros 5 January 2018
May 6, 13, 20, 27 5,090 Euros 5,190 Euros 1,850 Euros
June 3, 10, 17, 24 5,090 Euros 5,190 Euros 1,850 Euros
July 1, 8, 15 5,090 Euros 5,190 Euros 1,850 Euros
July 22, 29 3,915 Euros 4,490 Euros 1,600 Euros
August 5, 12, 19 3,915 Euros 4,041 Euros 1,600 Euros 5 January 2018
August 26 4,581 Euros 4,671 Euros 1,850 Euros 5 January 2018
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 5,090 Euros 5,190 Euros 1,850 Euros
October 7, 14, 21 4,350 Euros 4,490 Euros 1,600 Euros

Charter (Whole Barge)

10% off per charter on April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29; August 5, 12, 19 & 26

Departure Dates Charter 8 ppl Charter 9 ppl Charter 10 ppl Charter 11 ppl Charter 12 ppl Book Before
April 1, 8, 15  22 39,600 Euros 40,860 Euros 41,850 Euros 42,840 Euros 43,830 Euros 5 January 2018
April 29 45,810 Euros 47,340 Euros 48,510 Euros 49,680 Euros 59,850 Euros 5 January 2018
May 6, 13, 20, 27 50,900 Euros 52,600 Euros 53,900 Euros 55,200 Euros 56,500 Euros
June 3, 10, 17, 24 50,900 Euros 52,600 Euros 53,900 Euros 55,200 Euros 56,500 Euros
July 1, 8, 15 50,900 Euros 52,600 Euros 53,900 Euros 55,200 Euros 56,500 Euros
July 22, 29 44,000 Euros 45,400 Euros 46,500 Euros 47,600 Euros 48,700 Euros
August 5, 12, 19 39,600 Euros 40,860 Euros 41,850 Euros 42,840 Euros 43,830 Euros 5 January 2018
August 26 45,810 Euros 47,340 Euros 48,510 Euros 49,680 Euros 50,850 Euros 5 January 2018
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 50,900 Euros 52,600 Euros 53,900 Euros 55,200 Euros 56,500 Euros
October 7, 14, 21 44,000 Euros 45,400 Euros 46,500 Euros 47,600 Euros 48,700 Euros

Theme Cruise Supplement

Theme Region Available For Supplement per charter
Wine Appreciation Burgundy Charter up to 12 ppl 4,300 Euros
Walking Burgundy Charter up to 12 ppl 3,000 Euros
Family Burgundy Charter up to 12 to 20 ppl None

Family cruises include a tailor-made itinerary taking into consideration the ages and interests of all those in the group. Baby and child equipment can be provided at no extra cost including children’s bikes, car seats, cots, high chairs etc. Children under 18 years receive a discount on many vessels.

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 €800 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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