AU$45,200 Per Charter
- Country / RegionFrance / Burgundy
- Duration7 Days/6 Nights
- Cruise CodeLBEGOL1118
- Max Passengers12
- Cruise HighlightsAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary Meals All meals included - authentic French cuisine and regional specialities plus a selection of fine winesDrinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusion Sun deck with spa poolTransportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions Activity Use of bicyclesItinerary Cruise between Venarey-les-Laumes andTanlay.Inclusion WiFi on boardActivity Wine tasting sessions
Indulge in an extraordinary vacation, combining the breathtaking landscapes of Burgundy with your passion for golfing. Hop on board La Belle Epoque, a luxury barge that can accommodate up to 12 passengers, and cruise from Tanlay to Venarey-les-Laumes (or vice versa), stopping by to visit medieval chateaux, quaint villages, and beautiful golf courses.
- All-inclusive 6-night/7-day cruise
- Play golf at the challenging Golf Chateau de Tanlay
- Play at the private golf course of Domaine du Roncemay Golf and Country Club
- Play golf at Chateau de Chailly golf course
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Abbayé de Fontenay
- Explore the the hilltop village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain
- Play at the long technical course of Golf de Beaune Levernois
- 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
Filet d'Agneau au Basilic; Magret de Canar; Poulet à L'Estragon
Fers Saint Eloi Grande Cuvée Fleurie; Montagny Premier Cru; Domaine Jadot, Moulin à Vent; Domaine Michelo; Meursault
Aisy Cendré; Bouton de Culotte; Epoisses; Ami du Chambertin
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TANLAY TO VENAREY-LES-LAUMES
Sunday, Day 1 Tanlay
You are met at a designated meeting point in central Paris* and transferred by private chauffeured minibus to La Belle Epoque. A full crew Welcome Aboard with champagne and canapés, then an opportunity perhaps for a stroll through the grounds of nearby Château de Tanlay, before enjoying your first dinner on board and an introduction to Burgundy’s excellent cuisine.
Monday, Day 2 Tanlay to Lezinnes
Wake to the aromas of ground coffee and French patisseries before heading off to enjoy your first round of golf at the challenging Golf Chateau de Tanlay situated in the park of a spectacular Burgundian castle. This 9-hole course covers 2668 meters and was designed in 1989 by the highly acclaimed architect Antoine d’Ormesson who is responsible for some of the most amazing golf course designs worldwide. Return to the barge for lunch and a late morning cruise to the village of Lezinnes. In the late afternoon, take a tour of the vineyards and town of Chablis with a private wine tasting of high quality wines at a renowned winemaker, such as the family-run Domaine Jean Marc Brocard. Dinner on board.
(9 holes, Par 35, 2668 m)
Tuesday, Day 3 Lezinnes to Ancy-le-Franc
After breakfast, continue your lazy cruise along the Burgundy Canal to your mooring at Ancy-le-Franc. Here, if time allows, visit the beautiful symmetrical Chateau d’Ancy-le-Franc, a 16th century masterpiece containing France’s biggest collection of Renaissance murals, set in magnificent gardens and parkland. After lunch on board, drive to Domaine du Roncemay Golf and Country Club, a magnificent international private golf course in a setting of woodland, lakes and landscaped gardens. Dinner on board.
(18 holes, 72 par, 6219m)
Wednesday, Day 4 Ancy-le-Franc to Ravières
Morning visit to medieval Noyers-sur-Serein, one of the most beautiful villages in France, to admire the local produce, colours and delights of the traditional French market or wander the old town ramparts. After lunch, drive to the magnificent Chateau de Chailly golf course, set in symmetrical composition in front of a 16th century chateau façade with fairways curving back in line with the round tower. With both lakes and a river on this course, water plays an important part during your game. Return to the barge for an early evening cruise to moor in the village of Ravières. Dinner ashore at a local restaurant.
(18 holes, Par 72, 6146m)
Thursday, Day 5 Ravières to Montbard
Morning cruise, with more excellent walking and cycling opportunities, to Montbard passing the 18th century Forges de Buffon. After lunch, you will be escorted to the exquisite UNESCO World Heritage Site of Abbayé de Fontenay, founded by St Bernard in 1118. Representing a distinctive example of early Cistercian architecture and virtually intact, Fontenay allows an exceptional glimpse of Cistercian life and industry with its peaceful gardens, ponds and fascinating cloisters, dormitories and scriptorium. Dinner on board.
Friday, Day 6 Montbard to Venarey-les-Laumes
Morning cruise through woodlands and rolling fields, with great towpath biking and walking opportunities, past the tiny canal side villages of Nogent, Courcelles and Les Granges, followed by a stroll around the hilltop village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, where the film ‘Chocolat’ was set, or a tour the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois. After an early lunch, depart by minibus to the challenging Golf de Beaune Levernois, built in 1990 within a framework of relaxation and greenery deep in the heart of winegrowing Burgundy. This long technical course with 9 lakes and bunkers of white sand welcomes both international competition and demanding amateurs. Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.
(18 hole, Par 72, 6129 m)
Saturday, Day 7 Venarey-les-Laumes
After breakfast, you are transferred to a designated location in central Paris*.
*Other locations available for charter groups
This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change. On alternate weeks the cruise is in the reverse direction.
La Belle Epoque Deck Plan
- 6 crew
- 39 metres long
- 2 Junior Suites (14-15 sqm)
- 4 en-suite cabins (12 sqm)
- Centrally heated
- Sundeck with spa pool
- 12 bicycles available on board
- CD player, iPod dock, telescope and books
- Wi-Fi (subject to local reception)
- Air-conditioned minibus
Dates & Prices
Rates for 2019
20% off per cabin on April 14 & 21; May 5. 10% off per cabin on May 26; June 16 & 30.
*No single supplement on April 14 & 21; May 5 & 26.
Departure Dates Stateroom per person Junior Suite Single Supplement Book Before March 31 4,490 Euros 4,590 Euros 1,650 Euros April 7 4,490 Euros 4,590 Euros 1,650 Euros April 14, 21 3,592 Euros 3,672 Euros None 18 February 2019 April 28 5,250 Euros 5,350 Euros 1,900 Euros May 5 4,200 Euros 4,280 Euros None 18 February 2019 May 12, 19 5,250 Euros 5,350 Euros 1,900 Euros May 26 4,725 Euros 4,815 Euros None 18 February 2019 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 5,250 Euros 5,350 Euros 1,900 Euros July 7, 14 5,250 Euros 5,350 Euros 1,900 Euros July 21, 28 4,490 Euros 4,590 Euros 1,650 Euros August 4, 11, 18 4,490 Euros 4,590 Euros 1,650 Euros August 25 5,250 Euros 5,350 Euros 1,900 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 5,250 Euros 5,350 Euros 1,900 Euros October 6, 13, 20 4,490 Euros 4,590 Euros 1,650 Euros
Charter (Whole Barge)
20% off per charter on March 31; April 28; May 12 & 19
Departure Dates Charter 8 ppl Charter 9 ppl Charter 10 ppl Charter 11 ppl Charter 12 ppl Book Before March 31 36,160 Euros 37,280 Euros 38,160 Euros 39,040 Euros 39,920 Euros 18 February 2019 April 7, 14, 21 45,200 Euros 46,600 Euros 47,700 Euros 48,800 Euros 49,900 Euros April 28 42,080 Euros 43,440 Euros 44,480 Euros 45,520 Euros 46,560 Euros 18 February 2019 May 5, 26 52,600 Euros 54,300 Euros 55,600 Euros 56,900 Euros 58,200 Euros May 12, 19 42,080 Euros 43,440 Euros 44,480 Euros 45,520 Euros 46,560 Euros 18 February 2019 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 52,600 Euros 54,300 Euros 55,600 Euros 56,900 Euros 58,200 Euros July 7, 14 52,600 Euros 54,300 Euros 55,600 Euros 56,900 Euros 58,200 Euros July 21, 28 45,200 Euros 46,600 Euros 47,700 Euros 48,800 Euros 49,900 Euros August 4, 11, 18 45,200 Euros 46,600 Euros 47,700 Euros 48,800 Euros 49,900 Euros August 25 52,600 Euros 54,300 Euros 55,600 Euros 56,900 Euros 58,200 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 52,600 Euros 54,300 Euros 55,600 Euros 56,900 Euros 58,200 Euros October 6, 13, 20 45,200 Euros 46,600 Euros 47,700 Euros 48,800 Euros 49,900 Euros
Theme Cruise Supplement
Theme Available for Supplement Golf Charter up to 12 ppl 500 Euros per person
*Cannot be combined with any other special offers.
Golf cruises include four pre-booked and paid tee times and transfers to and from the golf clubs. Hire of clubs, caddy or buggy not included. *Only those golfing pay the supplement. A minimum of 4 passengers on a golf charter are required to play golf.
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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