St. Léger to Dole, Burgundy

Includes flights and transfers
12-18 April 2020

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Embrace quaint luxury and enjoy all of the highlights of the Burgundy region on this incredible river cruise.

As you meander through a series of bucket-list destinations for wine enthusiasts you will marvel at views of the majestic French countryside, visit the world’s finest vineyards, sample delectable local cuisine and relax in understated style amongst the vibrant hues, handcrafted ironmongery and rustic furnishings of Belmond Lilas.

The vessel is available for private charter for those wanting full customisation of their journey, giving you the chance to visit places of interest to you, choose your own menu of meals and have greater control of your luxury river cruise.

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Day 1  12 Apr - St. Léger sur Dheune, France
Belmond River Cruise - France
Perhaps take a tour of a family-run wine estate before boarding Belmond Lilas at St. Léger sur Dheune and getting to know your dedicated crew during a lavish Champagne reception.
Day 2  13 Apr - Chagny, France
Chagny, Burgundy
Stretch your legs on a leisurely stroll along the towpath, or keep up with the barge on a cycle ride beside the river. Then visit Château de Chamirey for a vineyard tour and a wine tasting.
Day 3  14 Apr - Fragnes, France
Belmond River Cruise - France
Today you will enjoy a tour of Château de Germolles – the last remaining residence of the Dukes of Burgundy – where you will be given a tour of the vineyards and wine cellar.
Day 4  15 Apr - Verdun sur le Doubs, France
Belmond River Cruise - France
Arrive in the beautifully quaint Verdun sur le Doubs and explore the town and its traditional architecture before indulging in some incredible local and international cuisine.
Day 5  16 Apr - St Jean de Losne, France
Belmond River Cruise - France
Enter an ancient world of ancient wine excellence at Château Clos de Vougeot, a castle built by 12th-century monks and now the headquarters of the renowned Burgundian wine society.
Day 6  17 Apr - Dole, France
Dole, France
This afternoon you might embark on a walking tour of idyllic and historic Dole, the birthplace of famed scientist Louis Pasteur. Here you will discover an incredible selection of local cheeses.
Day 7  18 Apr - Dole, France
Dole, France
Awake and enjoy an indulgent breakfast before bidding the crew a fond farewell and disembarking Belmond Lilas for your onward travel arrangements.

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