The Full Board Gourmet Cruise - Three Nights

Enjoy a romantic péniche cruise, ideal for couples or for four, for that perfect getaway with onboard gourmet chef, tour guide, and captain to show you the secrets of French cooking, the region's history & culture, and the navigation of the idyllic Canal-du-Nivernais.  

Paris Transfers included 

Three night, three day, full board cruise for up to Four Passengers, Burgundy Canal-du-Nivernais, Auxerre to Lucy-sur-Yonne.

Day One - Paris Rendezvous

Champagne Welcome Aboard

At 10AM we rendezvous at your preferred Paris hotel or airport arrivals lounge for a private transfer to the Randle moored at the historic city of Auxerre. Enjoy a Champagne welcome aboard and meet the crew and settle in.

Lunch Aboard

Caramelised Red Onion Tart, Red cabbage salad with roquefort & walnuts, Marinated Aubergines with peppers, capers & olives, Plateau de Fromages.

Chablis premier-cru from the nearby vineyards

Afternoon Cruise

After lunch we set sail on an afternoon cruise along the picturesque river Yonne, with vineyards coming into view on the hills above, to our destination of the day, the riverside village of Bailly where stone was quarried for the construction of the Paris Notre-Dame cathedral nearly 900 years ago. enjoy the peaceful riverside setting whilst your personal chef prepares for dinner abroad.

Evening dining aboard the Randle

Layered Roasted Vegetable Terrine with a Caper Dressing
Seared Duck Breast with a Cherry & Port Sauce
Chocolate Moelleux.

Paired with a fine pinot noir Santenay premier-cru from the Côte d'Or.

Day Two - Vineyard Tour

Chef Gael arrives with fresh croissants from the local boulangerie and prepares a delicious French breakfast.

Chablis Grand-Cru Vineyard Tour

After breakfast take a tour to the famous Chablis grand-cru vineyards or take a private tasting at one of the many family vineyards in the surrounding villages.

Lunch Aboard

Asparagus Feuilleté with lemon butter, Roasted Red peppers with basil & Goat’s Cheese, Couscous Cherry Tomato & Herb Salad, Plateau de Fromages.

Givry Premier-Cru from the Côte Chalonnaise

Afternoon Cruise

After lunch we continue our cruise along the river Yonne and onto the Canal-du-Nivernais to our destination of the day, Mailly-la-Ville. 

Evening dining aboard the Randle.

Chef Gael prepares a gourmet dinner from fresh local & seasonal produce.

Salmon marinated with Beetroot & Dill
Parma wrapped Pork Fillet stuffed with Sage & Shallots
Fraisier Cake

Paired with a fine premier-cru Chablis from the morning's tour. 

Day Three - Tour Vézelay.

Chef Gael prepares a delicious French breakfast as we set sail along the Canal-du-Nivernais.

Lunch Aboard

Panaché of Mushrooms Filo Parcels, Pea & Burrata Salad with a Confit of Lemon Dressing, Verrines of Avocado Red Pepper & Dill Pesto; Heirloom tomato Salad, Plateau de Fromage.

Santenay Premier-Cru from the Côte d'Or

After lunch we arrive to pretty canalside village of Lucy-sur-Yonne.

World Heritage Site

Our guided afternoon tour takes us to Vézelay, an UNESCO world heritage site and fortified town with Romanesque Basilica containing the relic of Mary Magdalene. Stroll the picturesque village with many boutiques, art galleries, cafés, and restaurants.

Evening dining aboard the Randle

Terrine of Foie Gras with Fig & Ginger Confit
Tournedos of Beef with Parsley & walnut pesto
Profiteroles au Chocolat.

Paired with another delicious Pinot Noir of the region,  Savigny-les-Beaune from the captain's cellar. 

Day Four - Sad Farewell

After a delicious breakfast aboard we bid you au revoir for your private transfer to your Paris hotel, station, or airport departure lounge.

The suggested itinerary above can be tailored to your exact requirements and focused on your subjects of interest.

Vegetarian and Vegan Options 

Suggested menus only, other options are available please enquire about our vegetarian and vegan cruises. All food allergies and preferences are catered for, it is our chef's pleasure to cook to your exact requirements. 

Unwind aboard your private charter péniche with fine wine and gourmet cuisine.

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We also offer transfers from Dijon and Beaune and tailor our itineraries to your preferences.

Whats included?
  • 22 metre (72ft) private riverboat with modern comforts and classic charm.
  • Mercedes V Class Avantgarde : Paris Transfers, Tours, and evening chauffeur service.
  • Crew of three; Captain and Owner, gourmet chef, and tour guide host.
  • Fine Dining with selected premier-cru wine whilst aboard.
  • Air conditioned and en-suite mahogany panelled cabins.
  • Private guided tours to vineyards, chateaux, castles, and places of interest.
  • Electric bicycles for exploring villages and towns.
  • Rowing launch for exploring the tranquil backwaters of the river Yonne
  • Wi-Fi, music system, and satellite TV/DVD
  • Evening restaurant chauffeur service included.
  • Options include Golf, Spa, Fly Fishing, Horse Riding and Ballooning.
  • Open bar with a large selection of fine Burgundy wines, spirits and artisanal beers.
  • Perfect for couples, family, and friends.

Three night private full board cruise with up to four Passengers

Included : 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners aboard, tours, entrance fees and Paris transfers.

Whole boat Charter Before April 1 and after Oct 12 April 1 to May 4 May 5 to Oct 12
Three Nights Full Board 2024

Charter Prices In USD
$9,965.00 - 4 passengers

$9,170.00 - 3 passengers

$8,375.00 - 2 passengers
$11,200.00 - 4 passengers

$10,295.00 - 3 passengers

$9,385.00 - 2 passengers
 $11,730.00 - 4 passengers

$10,750.00 - 3 passengers

$9,780.00 - 2 passengers

2025 Rates

Value Season : 6th to 26th April and 19th October to 1st November
Regular Season : 27th April to 18th October

Private Cruise for 4 guests $11,200.00 $11,730.00
Private Cruise for 3 guests $10,295.00 $10,750.00
Private Cruise for 2 guests $9,385.00 $9,780.00

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