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One day trip: Burgundy Canal, Chateauneuf, Commarin
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8:45 a.m. Leave for Pouilly en Auxois by bus.
9:45 a.m. Board the boat for a unique cruise along the Burgundy Canal. You will travel through the famous Voûte ("Arch"), a 3333-meter (about 3,600 yards) long illuminated underground tunnel and a lock on board the Billebaude*, an electro-solar powered boat, to discover what life was like on the water in the olden days.
10:45 a.m. Disembark at the port of Escommes.
11:30 a.m. Tour of the Châteauneuf en Auxois medieval chateau, one of the last remaining examples of 14th century military architecture in Burgundy.
12:45 p.m. Lunch in Châteauneuf en Auxois.
2:15 p.m. Your afternoon will begin with a tour of Châteauneuf en Auxois, described as one of the "most beautiful villages in France".
3:30 p.m. Tour continues with a visit to the Commarin Château.
The Commarin Château has been home to the same family throughout its history. The current occupants, Count and Countess Bertrand de Vogüe, are the twenty-sixth generation of owners. The chateau is remarkable for its furniture and the richness of its décor, as well as a unique collection of family tapestries dating back to the 16th century.
4:45 p.m. Leave for Dijon, arriving at about 5:45 p.m.
End of the tour and the guide's services.
The price includes:
- The services of a guide for the times indicated
- Lunch (appetizer, entrée, dessert, ¼ bottle of wine and coffee).
- Narrated cruise: includes the Voûte (Pouilly/Escommes: the Voûte + 1 lock, 1 hour).
- Entry to the monuments listed on the itinerary (the chateaus of Châteauneuf en Auxois and Commarin).
The price does not include:
- Transportation by bus
- Additional cost for a guide on holidays
- Personal expenses
- Cancellation - luggage - repatriation insurance
- Any additional charges not indicated here
* 50 people max.
Price varies according to the number of people and availability. Subject to availability at the time of booking.
Please contact us for the price inclusive of transportation.
Starting at €66.00 inc. tax (based on 40 people)