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An emotional journey from Saône-et-Loire to the Côte d'Or

6-Night Cruise from Saint -Leger-Sur-Dheune to Dijon
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Saint -Leger-Sur-Dheune to Dijon (SLD) - 7 days

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Ship - MS Daniele
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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1 : Saint-Leger-Sur-Dheune (Embarkation Day)

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail.

*There is an OPTIONAL pre-cruise transfer from Dijon river mooring (or train station) to Saint-LegerSur-Dheune. Please call us for details and pricing.

Day 2 : Saint-Leger-Sur-Dheune - Santenay - Chagny

We'll leave by coach for our excursion towards Nolay, where we will find our trailhead to hike to the Cirque du Bout du Monde, a Natura 2000 natural site. We'll see the imposing chalk cliffs carved out by the Cozanne River which created a blind valley, where a waterfall over 80 feet high adds a touch of wonder. We'll continue by coach towards Mont de Sène, an ancient Celtic religious site which overlooks the Santenay vineyards from a height of over 1,700 feet. In the afternoon, we'll walk to the center of Santenay, a charming little wine-producing village with a priceless historical heritage and wine tasting session at one of the 38 wine producers' in the village. The end of the afternoon will be spent cruising towards Chagny.

Day 3 : Chagny - Chalon-Sur-Saone

This morning will be spent cruising towards Chalon-sur-Saone. Feel free to bike along the banks of the Doubs River by taking the Green Way bike path (Note: Timetables and embarkation/disembarkation points will be announced on board by the ship's Captain).

In the afternoon, join us on a walking tour of Chalon-sur-Saône, birthplace of Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, who, in 1824, was one of the inventors of photography. Enjoy a tastin of local wines before returning on board.

Day 4 : Chalon-Sur-Saone - Saint-Jean-De-Losne

This morning will be spent cruising towards Saint-Jean-de-Losne. Bicycles are available on board if you would like to ride along the canal's banks (Note: Timetables and embarkation/disembarkation points will be announced on board by the ship's Captain.)

In the afternoon, join us on a guided tour of Saint-Jean-de- Losne and the Batellerie Museum (museum is closed on Mondays). Afterwards, we'll return on board.

Day 5 : Saint-Jean-De-Losne - Petit-Ouges

The whole day will be spent cruising towards Petit-Ouges. Bicycles are available on board at any time if you'd like to take a bike ride along the canal's banks (Note: Timetables and embarkation/disembarkation points will be announced on board by the ship's Captain). We'll arrive in Petit-Ouges late in the afternoon.

Day 6 : Petit -Ouges - Dijon

This morning will be spent cruising towards Dijon. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion along the Burgundy Grands Crus Wine Route. The touristic Grands Crus wine route passes through villages and the finest and most prestigious of the Burgundy vineyards. We'll stop along the way for a wine tasting* session. Tonight is our gala evening and dinner.

Day 7 : Dijon (Disembarkation Day)

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.


  • A valid passport is required for travel. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after the last day of travel.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • For reasons of navigation and passenger safety, the cruise operator and the Captain of the ship reserve the right to modify the itinerary of the cruise .
  • *Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
  • Departure Dates

    Start City

    Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin
    From Saint-Leger-Sur-Dheune
    Cruise Embarkation Day
    Lower Deck Cabin w/ picture window - 2 twin beds
    Lower Deck Cabin w/ picture window - Single Passenger
    May 18, 2023
    Jun 15, 2023
    Jul 27, 2023
    Important: Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.

Prices Include:

Your cruise with all meals from dinner D1 to breakfast on D7 drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list) double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom welcome cocktail assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess the gala dinner and evening all excursions mentioned in the itinerary all port fees.

Prices Do Not Include:

Individual arrival and departure (airfare) • Champagne ordered at the bar and all drinks on the wine list as well as all drinks taken while on excursions or transfers • the OPTIONAL transfer from Dijon river mooring (or Dijon train station) to the barge in Saint-Leger-Sur-Dheune (on Day 1) Travel Cancellation Insurance • Gratuities • Personal expenses

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