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
At 10am we rendezvous at your preferred Paris meeting point for a private transfer to the Randle moored on the river in the historic town of art and history, Auxerre, the birthplace of Saint Germain.
Enjoy a Champagne welcome aboard and meet the crew, settle in as chef Gael prepares a sumptuous lunch from fresh local produce.
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.
Layered Roasted Vegetable Terrine with a Caper Dressing
Seared Duck Breast with a Cherry & Port Sauce
Paired with a fine pinot noir Santenay premier-cru from the Côte d'Or.
Chef Gael arrives with fresh croissants from the local boulangerie and prepares a delicious continental breakfast.
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.
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.
Chef Gael prepares a gourmet dinner from fresh local & seasonal produce.
Salmon marinated with Beetroot & Dill
Parma wrapped Pork Fillet stuffed with Sage & Shallots
Paired with a fine premier-cru Chablis from the morning's tour.
Chef Gael prepares a delicious continental breakfast as we set sail along the Canal-du-Nivernais. After stopping for lunch along the way we arrive to pretty canal-side village of Lucy-sur-Yonne.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please CONTACT US with any queries you may have.
#luxury, #wellness #tranquillity.
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 Crewed||Before April 16 and after Oct 9||April 17 to May 14||May 15 to Oct 8|
Three Nights Full Board.
$8,746.00 - 4 passengers
| $ 9,828.00 - 4 passengers
$8,234.00 - 2 passengers
$10,907.00 - 4 passengers
Pay Securely by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. For options and other currencies see our Cruise Builder or please enquire.
Go Your Own Way.
With Your Private Gourmet Chef
Hand picked and hand made with love
delicious, home made and local cuisine
Your personal chef aboard
Barge cruise along the beautiful Nivernais.