The Quiet Waters, a 'Just Cruise Programme'
FRC-BWT-823841/823828 French Canals
8 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

  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossings

  • Hotel accommodation at the 3* Hostellerie d’Aussois in Semur-en-Auxois and 3* Hotel Normandie in Auxerre (4 nights at each hotel)

  • Evening Meals with wine

  • Cruise itinerary as described,  with on-board lunch and including wine and a free bar

  • Optional visits to Abbaye de Fontenay, Châteaux de Tanlay, Ancy-le-Franc, Pontigny Abbey (entrance costs not included)

  • Free day in Auxerre

  • Optional free time in Montbard

What's Not Included

Day 1
UK - Semur-en-Auxois

Depart the UK this morning for your journey to Semur-en-Auxois.

Day 2
Venarey-les-Laumes - Montbard

Tkae a short trip to the town of Venarey-les-Laumes this morning, where you will board the Natalia for your cruise. cContinue northwest as far as the town of Montbard. Here you can visit the UNESCO-listed Cistercian Abbaye de Fontenay.

Day 3
Montbard - Ravières

Reboard the vessel in Montbard this morning, for a full day cruise to the village of Ravières. The coach will offer the option of pausing in Montbard in the morning before again catching up with the boat in time for lunch on board.

Day 4
Ravières - Lézinnes

Return to Ravières this morning to begin another full day of cruising to Lézinnes.

Day 5
Semur-en-Auxois - Auxerre

Check out of your hotel in Semur-en-Auxois this morning, and return to Lézinnes for the next leg of the cruise voyage. Make a breif visit to the town of Tonnerre before arriving in Auxerre.

Day 6
Auxerre - St-Florentin

Continue cruising today to St-Florentin. There is an optional excursion available to the stunning Cistercian cathedral-abbey of Pontigny.

Day 7

There is no cruising today, as you have the day free to explore Auxerre.

Day 8
Canal de Bourgogne

Your final day of cruising, today takes you from Migennes, through the small towns of Gurgy and Monetau and concluding with the wonderful river perspective of Auxerre.

Day 9
Auxerre - UK

The coach departs for your journey home this morning.