La Belle Epoque

A gentle cruise through rolling hills past medieval villages

Hotel Barge La Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque in her first life carried logs from Burgundy to Paris, but today she is transformed into a deluxe hotel barge carrying a very different cargo along the very same canal.

She has been designed with both elegance and passenger comfort in mind and her welcoming features include a wood-panelled saloon/dining room with bespoke, hand-built seating and a spacious sundeck with spa pool. The comfortable cabin accommodation comprises two junior suites and four staterooms and a choice of twin or double beds, all with marble en-suite facilities.

La Belle Epoque is the perfect vessel to take you on a gentle voyage of discovery through a region studded with traditions and history that go back centuries. As she meanders along the Burgundy Canal with its undulating countryside, you fill find that the towpath is always there for spot of walking or cycling.

Cruise Highlights

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Abbaye de Fontenay
  • Private tasting of Chablis wines at the prestigious Domaine Laroche, including a visit to the 1000 year old monastery cellars
  • Majestic falconry display at the Château de Commarin, with the
    chance to meet Count Bertrand de Vogüé
  • Private champagne Tasting at Maison Taisne Riocour
  • Dine with a Baroness at the magnificent Château de Ricey-Bas
  • Excellent towpath for walking & biking. “Biking Plus” option available
  • Optional hot air ballooning

Classic Cruise Itineraies

Classic Cruise – Northern Burgundy


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