National Geographic Journeys: Quintessential Burgundy (EFLHNG)

Countries Visited: France
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
  • All the adventure you want, with a softer landing
  • Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services
  • Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time
  • More included meals, activities and transfers
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 22.
    Meals Included: 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Bike through vineyards and villages on your way to Dijon, Enjoy a Burgundy wine lesson and tasting, Explore the historic Hospices of Beaune, Visit some local Parisian markets

    Description
    There may be no more beautiful way to explore the countryside villages of timeless Burgundy than from a river barge coasting the SaOne River. Drift from one stunning landscape to another, stopping to roam the region's famous vineyards, ride bikes through its vast forests, and indulge in its unforgettable flavours. Then head to Paris for two nights of exploration for all of your senses. This is a unique perspective of the France youve dreamed about. Embrace it.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DijonDay 1 Dijon
    Arrive at any time.
    Day 2DijonDay 2 Dijon (1B, 1D)
    Enjoy an orientation walk in the morning to explore Dijon. Visit the Ducal Palace, the local market and the old town. In the afternoon, enjoy free time before transferring to the river barge and embarking the Daniele. Included Activities: Dijon Orientation Walk
    Day 3Longecourt-en-PlaineDay 3 Dijon/Longecourt-en-Plaine (1B, 1D)
    Cycle to Gevrey Chambertin, a small but well known Burgundy village. Enjoy wine tasting at the ChAteau de Marsannay and continue to COte du Nuit before meeting the barge in Longecourt-en-Plaine. This mostly flat route is the best way to see quintessential Burgundy. Included Activities: Gevrey Chambertin and Marsannay ChAteau Excursion Transport: Daniele Riverboat
    Day 4Saint-Jean-de-LosneDay 4 Longecourt-en-Plaine/Saint-Jean-de-Losne (1B, 1L)
    You can rejoin the barge at any of the four locks along the way. Opt to use one of the bikes to ride ahead of the walkers. Included Activities: Saint-Jean-de-Losne Visit Transport: Daniele Riverboat
    Day 5Chalon-Sur-SaoneDay 5 Saint-Jean-de-Losne/Chalon-sur-SaOne (1B, 1L)
    While sailing along the SaOne River take in a presentation by a local winemaker and enjoy a horizontal tasting. Spend a relaxing afternoon walking through the footpaths around Chalon-sur-SaOne. Choose to do some shopping in town or relax on board with a glass of local wine. Included Activities: Burgundy Wine Talk and Horizontal Tasting Transport: Daniele Riverboat
    Day 6CHAGNYDay 6 Chalon-sur-SaOne/Chagny (1B, 1D)
    Cycle along the COte de Beaune, stopping at villages and vineyards along the way. Explore the vineyard of Puligny Montrachet and Meursault while stopping to sample some wines. This mostly flat ride is an ideal way to experience quintessential Burgundy. Opt for lunch in town before returning to the barge. Included Activities: COte de Beaune Cycling Transport: Daniele Riverboat
    Day 7Saint-Leger-sur-DheuneDay 7 Chagny/Saint-LEger-sur-Dheune (1B, 1L)
    Enjoy a quiet morning on board before a walk in the vineyards of Santenay with an included wine tasting. Continue cruising to Saint-LEger-sur-Dheune. Upon arrival, visit the ChAteau de Couches, a spectacular medieval castle surrounded by beautiful countryside. Included Activities: ChAteau de Couches Excursion Transport: Daniele Riverboat
    Day 8ParisDay 8 Saint-LEger-sur-Dheune/Paris (1B)
    Transfer to Beaune, the historic wine capital of Burgundy. Enjoy a tour with a docent, exploring the Hospices of Beaune, a charitable hospital that has been funded by the annual wine auction for over 155 years. Delve into history and discuss the relationship of the hospice with the powerful wine merchants of Burgundy. Enjoy some free time to explore before catching the train to Paris. Included Activities: Visit Hospices of Beaune Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Local train (2.00-2.50 hours)
    Day 9ParisDay 9 Paris (1B)
    Explore the historic covered MarchE dAligre with a local chef and food expert. Rarely visited by tourists, this market is where locals come to shop for food. Meet vendors, enjoy tastings, and learn about the history of the market and the specialties offered here. The afternoon is free to explore the city on your own. Included Activities: Local Market Visit with a Chef
    Day 10ParisDay 10 Paris (1B)
    Depart at any time.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/06/2018$2,899.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    04/20/2018$2,899.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    05/04/2018$3,149.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    05/18/2018$3,149.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 20; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/01/2018$3,149.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/15/2018$3,149.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 20; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/29/2018$3,149.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/13/2018$3,099.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 22; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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