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August 9, 2017 Headline News No Comments Email Email

Cruise for 7-days / 6-nights through Burgundy visiting Auxerre, Chablis, Avalon and Vézelay and save up to $5000 on the last few cabins on select dates for 2017. Cruising holiday specialists Outdoor Travel, based in Bright, Victoria is offering a two for the price of one deal.

The Captain pilots the barge along the River Yonne and Nivernais canal, each day cruising for6 to 7 hours through glorious scenery and mooring each evening in dramatic Auxerre, Medieval and timeless Clamecy or several other villages.

Daily excursions by mini-bus are included and expert guides will introduce you to a region rich in history and culture including wine tasting, shopping and sightseeing. The traditional English managed hotel barge accommodates a maximum of just 12 guests in comfortably appointed cabins all with their own private bathroom. Meals are included and the onboard chef presents imaginative French cuisine with a contemporary twist using fresh local ingredients.

Breakfast is usually freshly baked croissants, pastries and bread. Lunch is a feast of salads and savoury dishes, followed by a selection of fresh fruit and cheeses. The four-course evening meal is the gastronomic highlight of each day. There is an ‘open bar’ available at all times and the sun deck or the air-conditioned saloon with its large picture windows to is the perfect place to enjoy the scenery of rural Burgundy.

Tours start with a transfer from central Paris, returning to Paris after the cruise.

Dates: September 3,17, 24 and October 1,8,22, 2017.

Cost for a cabin is: $4895 per couple twin share (Value season late October) or $5260 per couple twin share (Regular season in September and early October). More details, http://www.outdoortravel.com.au

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