The Classic Nivernais - Relax and Explore
FRC-BWT-823812/823801 French Canals
7 Nights
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At A Glance

What's Included

  • Executive Coach Travel

  • Assistance with booking taxi connections and/or hotel stay pre-departure (additional cost)

  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossings

  • En route stops where time allows – normally Reims or Laon

  • Hotel stay as described

  • All meals except for lunches on travel days outbound and return and on Friday 19th when customers are free to explore Auxerre

  • Wine with all lunches and evening meals

  • Two full days of cruising on the Canal du Nivernais between Vermenton and Clamecy

  • Local coach excursions and visit programme on non-cruise days as described

  • Visit to Guédelon Castle (with lunch)

  • An evening visit and supper at the Abbaye de Reigny

  • Visit to Noyers sur Serein

  • Train trip Auxerre-Clamecy

What's Not Included

Itinerary
1
Day 1
UK - Auxerre

Depart the UK this morning for your journey to Auxerre, with a lunchtime stop in Reims.

2
Day 2
Guédelon

After a leisurely breakfast this morning, take a journey to the remarkable castle-under-construction project at Guédelon.

3
Day 3
Vermenton - Châtel Censoir

The coach will take you to Vermenton this morning, where you will board the Natalia for a day of cruising. You will pass through the villages of Accolay, Ste-Pallaye, Prégilbert, Mailly-la-Ville, Mailly-le-Château and Merry-sur-Yonne before concluding at Châtel Censoir.

4
Day 4
Noyers-sur-Serein - Chablis

This morning, travel to the lovely medieval small town of Noyers-sur-Serein. Then, continue to the iconic wine town of Chablis, for some free time to explore and shop.

5
Day 5
Auxerre - Clamecy

Tkae the train this morning from Auxerre to Clamecy, where you will continue cruising to Châtel-Censoir.

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Day 6
Auxerre

Enjoy a relaxed day exploring the medieval timbered buildings, the Cathedral St Étienne and the Abbey of St Germain in Auxerre.

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Day 7
Auxerre - UK

Depart for home this morning, with a lunchtime pause in Reims or Laon.