Enjoy a private barge cruise along the picturesque Burgundy Canal du Nivernais and river Yonne. Your luxury stay includes, gourmet cuisine, open bar, guided tours by car to vineyards and chateaus.
All our cruises through France are adaptable to meet your tastes and exact requirements, from charming auberges to Michelin dining, wine tasting, cycling, walking, or simply relaxing onboard. Whether for couples, friends or families our private barge holidays are the perfect way to enjoy France. A six night private charter for up to four guests features;
Enjoy gourmet cuisine at selected restaurants from along our cruise route. From Michelin dining to charming auberges you are sure to have evenings of dining pleasure to remember.(selected evening restaurants included in the full board charter fee)
Enjoy your vacation aboard the Randle, a beautiful and classically styled river boat constructed by English craftsmen in 2001, with all the facilities demanded by our modern cruising clientele. Air conditioned, centrally heated and with two en-suite cabins, complimented with a varnished hardwood interior and granite and marble surfaces.
The Randle is powered by a slow running 1939 vintage engine for relaxed cruising, and crewed by a professional English company of three, Captain, gourmet chef and tour guide.
Our priority is to make your cruise through France as enjoyable and safe as possible. Taking the helm is a great experience and is open to all our guests under the expert supervision of the Captain.
The Randle is regulated by the French inland waterways authority, the VNF, who ensure that passanger boats adhere to strict European waterways regulations. Enjoy a balloon ride, cycle along the tow path, take a stroll through picturesque villages, when you charter the Randle the time is yours.
We wish all our guests a unique, safe, and unforgettable experience cruising the rivers and canals of Burgundy.
Take a barge trip by canal and river through the beautiful valleys and hills of Burgundy, they have been famous for wine production for millennia. Burgundy has long been a wealthy and important region fought over by empires and kingdoms since Roman times. During your barge cruise we will show you the very best Burgundy has to offer. Cruising along past water meadows with grazing cattle, pretty villages and bustling market towns with magnificent cathedrals, lively cafés, bars, and restaurants, see and experience life in France.
As the Cistercian order was founded here; there are many abbeys, churches, chateaux, and palaces to visit too.
At the heart of the natural beauty of this fascinating area are the golden slopes of the Cote d’Or and the Morvan national park is a region of outstanding natural beauty.
Travelling along tree lined canals and rivers aboard your very own chartered boat is the perfect way to enjoy France. Our aim is to achieve a perfect balance; a delicious meal, a glass of delicate wine, an evening sunset enjoyed with friends and conversation, truly l’art de vivre.
It is easy to book, just enquire and we will be happy to help with any information that you may require.