The beautiful region of Burgundy is located in east central France. It is well-known for producing some of the world’s best wines, scenic countryside and historic towns and villages. The region is bordered by the Loire River in the west and the French-Comte and Champagne regions in the east. You can reach Burgundy from Paris via the TGV train (Paris-Dijon: 1 hour and 40 minutes) from Paris Gare de Lyon or Lille. Dijon has direct links to Disneyland-Paris, the Charles de Gaulle Airport and Lille.
Canals & Waterways
Canal de Bourgogne, Canal du Nivernais, River Yonne and Canal de Briare.
Why Cruise in Burgundy?
Aside from producing some of the finest wines in the world, Burgundy guarantees plenty of sightseeing opportunities to its visitors. The region is brimming with charming chateaux, quaint villages, historic sites and great gastronomy.
• Visit the Abbey de Fontenay, the oldest, preserved Cistercian abbey in the world.
• Wine tasting sessions of Chablis wines in the cellars of a famous domaine.
• Tour of Auxerre, Dijon and Sancerre.
• Visit Chateau d’Ancy-le-Franc, Chateau de Bazoches, Chateau de Bussy-Rabutin, Clos de Vougeout, Chateau de Gremolles.
• Tour of Beaune including Hospices de Beaune.
• Visit local markets and dine out at a local restaurant.