Saint-Léger-Sur-Dheune to Dole (7 Days)

Cruise Line: Belmond Cruises
Saint-léger-sur-dheune, France to Dole, France
Saint-léger-sur-dheune, France

Board the barge at Saint-Léger-sur-Dheune and meet your crew over a champagne reception. In the evening enjoy your first dinner on board, with decadent local cuisine and fine wines.

Fragnes, France
Château de Chamirey, Mercurey, France
Fragnes, France

Begin with a picturesque cruise along the Canal du Centre. After lunch tour Château de Chamirey, a family-run wine estate, complete with a tasting session. Then take a scenic drive back to the barge in time for cocktails and dinner.

Fragnes, France

Complete your cruise along the Canal du Centre and moor in the pretty village of Fragnes for lunch. The estate's owner takes you on a tour of Château de Germolles, the last remaining residence of the Dukes of Burgundy. Explore Chalon-sur-Saône at your leisure, admiring the beautiful architecture, visiting the quaint antique shops or people-watching in the many sidewalk cafés.

Beaune, France
Verdun-sur-le-doubs, France

Admire the scenery as you cruise the verdant valley to the town of Beaune. Tour the magnificent 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu a charity hospital come museum that reveals Burgundy's history. Enjoy a private wine tasting before exploring the charming old town at your leisure. This evening, moor at Verdun-sur-le-Doubs and dine out at a beautiful, Michelin-rated restaurant.

Saint-jean-de-losne, France

Continue your journey to Saint-Jean-de-Losne, the barging capital of France. Visit Clos de Vougeot, a medieval château and headquarters of the Chevaliers du Tastevin society. Rejoin the barge after a local degustation.

Dole, France

Join the Rhone-Rhine Canal on your leisurely morning cruise. In the afternoon embark on a walking tour of historic Dole, birthplace of Louis Pasteur. Visit a number of sites, including a hidden fromagerie where you can sample some local Jura cheeses. Moor in the port of Dole for a spectacular farewell gala dinner.

Dole, France

After breakfast, bid adieu to the crew and disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Saint-Léger-Sur-Dheune to Dole map

About the Ship

Belmond Afloat in France - Hirondelle
Belmond Afloat in France - Belmond Hirondelle

Belmond Hirondelle is exquisitely styled in light and airy design giving a sense of floating on air instead of water. Four generously sized en-suite cabins accommodate up to eight guests. Dine on exceptional French cuisine in the light-filled lounge or recline on deck with a cocktail in hand as you sail through the stunning Franche-Comte region of France.

What's Included


  • Selection of books, games, satellite TV, DVDs and CDs

  • Bose iPod docking station

  • WiFi and computer with internet access

  • Sun deck with 360˚ view, sun loungers, two tables and large parasol

  • Dining room and a shaded alfresco dining area on deck

  • Spacious and light lounge area

  • All meals and beverages included

  • Daily excursions included

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