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Barge Chablis in Summer 2020!

7 nights from only
R19 755
per person sharing incl. taxes
ID # 2725
Valid: 04 Jun 20 to 13 Jun 20
Duration: 7 Nights

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • Approximate airport taxes
  • 7 Night barging in the Chablis region in a fully equipped boat (4 persons)
     
  • On board cruising information
  • Collision Damage Waiver
     
  • Technical support
     
  • Towels & Linens
     

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person based on 4 adults sharing, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Excludes Taxi transfers and other transport to and from the bases. Excludes Optional holiday extras (i.e bicycles, cleaning pack, BBQ, etc.), Meals / Groceries, Marina fees & Security Deposit. Compulsory charges include: Fuel Deposit (payable on arrival) + Security Deposit (payable on arrival). Peak season surcharges may apply. Minimum 7 nights on board. Prices may vary for another boat model. Offer valid till 30 November 2019. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

CRUISE ITINERARY

DAY 1: ​Migennes

The following is only an example itinerary, you can explore this area in whichever order you want, so long as your boat is back at the end base at the end of your vacation.

Sparkling blue waterways cut through beautiful hillside vineyards and stands of ancient beech trees, linking together like the threads of life itself. You’re on the magnificent Canal de Bourgogne en route to Tanlay. The châteaux loom from distant shores, vestiges of aristocratic days, and they inspire you to pull over to experience the best of canal boat vacations in France.

Start: Migennes is ideally situated at the head of the Canal de Bourgogne, the Rivers Yonne and Armançon. Here, you will walk with pleasure into the green public spaces, or along the flower-lined streets. Take time to see the pretty church, Christ-Roi.

DAY 2: St-Florentin

A great opportunity for a stopover, Saint-Florentin is a small fortress town dominated by its Gothic and Renaissance church. It is a peaceful place, filled with history, and visitors can stroll through its picturesque streets dating from the 16th century. Climb the gently sloping hill, stopping on the way to savour the delights of its markets, shops, restaurants and a charming garden. You can also walk to the priory, which offers a superb view of the old town. Above the roofs you’ll notice the 16th century church with its bell tower.

DAY 3: ​Tonnerre

Tonnerre means thunder in French. Come to this particular town and discover its history, such as the Hotel-Dieu, one of the biggest hospitals in the middle ages that still here. Enjoy the beautiful walking paths such as the Promenade du Pâtis.

DAY 4: ​Tanlay

Tanlay is a small charming village that is beautifully constructed in an old style. Come here to discover the architecture of the Castle of Tanlay, built in the seventeenth century. The abbey of Quincy is also a famous destination worth a visit.

DAY 5: Ancy-le-Franc

Stop in Ancy-le-Franc to discover its astonishing Renaissance palace, built in the 16th century by the architect of François I. Admire its courtyard, the rich decoration of the apartments, the remarkable series of murals and stroll through the galleries. At the Tourist Office, you’ll find an exhibition about ancient porcelain. For a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape, climb the staircase that starts from behind the church and leads to the village heights.

DAY 6: ​Montbard

Stroll through the pleasant Buffon Park, built around the remnants of Montbard Castle. In the park, the orangerie is today a museum dedicated to the famous naturalist, Buffon. The town is quiet, with a shopping street, two churches and a Fine Art Museum featuring local artists. 6km northeast of the city, don’t miss Fontenay Abbey, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Founded in 1118, the beautiful abbey is one of the oldest Cistercian monasteries in Europe and is one of Burgundy’s key attractions.